Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Acer 24" screen - maximum resolution of 640 x 480?

I have had dual screen for quite a long time - a 17" laptop and 24" Acer monitor (V243HL). Over a week ago it was working perfectly. However I have just got back from a week long holiday to find that ...
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Dell Monitor Codes: ST, E, and U. What do they mean?

Can someone unpack this for me? From what I can tell, the U stands for "Ultra Sharp", but I cannot figure out the other two.
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How to compare or read Windows7 themepack files (application display issue)

I have a .NET WinForms application that is behaving oddly with the DELL Windows Theme. When the application title bar is maximized via double click or the maximize button, the text in the title bar ...
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Transporting monitors

I am moving two flat screen monitors (one 19" and the other 17") 300 miles to my university flat. The car will be full of other items, so I can't do what I normally do which is to lay them on the back ...
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Boot to “external” monitor for an “all-in-one” desktop machine

In my office we have a number of decrepit "all-in-one" desktop machines, where the monitor is melded in to the base unit. With age they are all slowly developing some sort of internal hardware issue ...
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How can I know the matrix type of monitor?

I read there are different matrix type, such as: TN TN,P-MVA PVA S-PVA S-IPS S-IPS AS-IPS A-TW-IPS Where in the specs would this be? How can I find out if a monitor is TN or S-IPS etc?
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Cannot set recommended resolution to monitor

I got new monitor hp la2205 with recomended resolution 1680 x 1050 But when I'm trying to set resolution via display properties , the option 1680 x 1050 does not appear in list of modes Graphics ...
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Dell Studio 1537 display doesn't work anymore. Can anyone help?

I have a laptop from Dell, a Studio 1537, model PP33L which I bought a year and a week ago (so no more warranty!). Since yesterday, the screen isn't showing any image anymore. The light works (I can ...
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The colour silver (and computer screens)

My Dad insists the it is possible to make a computer screen go silver, so silver that it turns into a mirror. I have tried to explain about pixels, but he doesn't understand it so how do I explain ...
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How to improve my Monitor setup

Due to my eyesight changing as I get older I thought replacing my main 19" monitor with a newer larger one would allow me to see text more clearly as I code. A friend of mine advising a 24" ...
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Manually configure monitor resolution in Fedora Core 13?

Is there any way to manually configure the monitor resolution in Fedora Core 13? Right, now my HP f2105 won't go past 800x600.
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How to remove the stand connector from the display - Samsung P2770H

I have to return my monitor, Samsung P2770H, for servicing. So, I have to package it in its original packaging. My problem is, I cant remove the stand connector from the display. It is stuck. ...
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Turn off laptop back light without keyboard in Windows 7

How do I turn off my laptop's back light using a shortcut, or a program in Windows 7? I have a Gateway NV59 and can press Fn + F8 to blacken the screen. At night, while watching a movie on my other ...
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Why do I feel a strain on my eyes when I look at the 19" matte display?

I have a white MacBook. It has a 13" glossy screen which sports a 1280x800 max resolution. Awesome stuff. Lovely fonts, great display quality. Only, sometimes, 13" isn't spacious enough. I also ...
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See-through windows on a Dell LCD?

At work I have a Dell 2001FP monitor hooked up to my MacBook. I usually keep my email clients and TweetDeck up on it. I've noticed that when I drag a window over an email client window, the text in ...
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If I install two video cards each with two monitor outputs does that mean I can connect up to 4 monitors and use them to display 4 different desktops?

If I ask two video cards each with two monitor outputs does that mean I can connect up to 4 monitors and use them to display 4 different desktops?
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Will Looking at the monitor for a long time affect eye sight

I sit at the computer for more than 20 hours per day. when I work on my computer for longer hours I get tears in my eyes also headache and dizziness. I was just wondering if it will affect my eye ...
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How to vertically split a dual widescreen into four virtual workspaces on ubuntu?

I have dual widescreen setup on Ubuntu using twinview (Nvidia). I would like to split each monitor into two "virtual" screens, so at the end I get four virtual screens. I could arrange my windows ...
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Horizontal lines start to appear in monitor after 1 hour of usage

I am using 15 inchn CRT monitor its been working fine until these days Now, I get to see Horizontal lines start in the monitor after 1 hour of computer usage Also the screen bottom 1/10 portion is ...
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How to check what color model the computer display is using?

Is there a way to check whether it's using RGB model or YUV or another ?
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Can only a certain area of a screen be made brighter

Sometimes it is convenient for reading the computer screen if only the reading region is brighter then the rest of the screen.
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24 inch 4:3 (Non Widescreen) Monitors [closed]

Is there any monitor that fits this requirement? I'm looking for nothing smaller than 22" though.
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How do you get a 1996 Application to run in Small Fonts Mode?

The System Requirements of the application says it needs: Windows 3.1 or higher VGA graphics adapter or higher Windows display driver set to small fonts My system has: Windows 7 Mobile Intel 945 ...
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What can cause an ultra-slow screen refresh in Windows XP?

I'm hoping that someone else has possibly encountered this before so that they understand what I'm describing. My wife and I just moved to a new place and the movers haven't arrived with our stuff ...
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Very Thin purple line on monitor after Windows 7 updates

yesterday I bought a Dell Studio XPS desktop with a 20" AOC monitor. I got it all setup and running fine, and last night began transferring files/installing software etc. This morning, I went to ...
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Monitor doesn't detect any video signal

My old monitor keeps blinking when I power it on, (it doesn't sow anything) just the green light blinks and nothing happens, But when i connect it to my other computer, It works perfectly..., So ...
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Linux Mint 9 On HP Mini 110 - External Monitor Stuck At Native Resolution Of Netbook Running @ 1024 X 600

As you'll have gathered from the title of my post I have a HP Mini 110 on which I have recently installed Linux Mint 9. The native resolution of the netbook is 1024 X 600 and when I connect my ...
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No signal to Monitor after uninstalling graphics drivers

I have a pair of ATI 5770's in crossfire and today I decided to do a clean install of my graphics drivers. So, my plan was to: Uninstall drivers Boot into safe mode and run driver sweeper Boot back ...
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External monitor attached to MacBook takes a long time to turn on

I've got a MacBook Pro with a 19" LCD (HPL1906) connected with the dvi-to-vga connector. The Mac is my secondary machine, so I don't have an external keyboard/mouse connected directly to the Mac; I'm ...
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windows 7 best screen capture (video maker) software? [closed]

I hope you guys using best screen capture s/w so you can suggest me and open source is almost welcome.
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Can I unlock my < insert OS here > desktop remotely?

When I walk up to one of my locked desktops I type in the password and unlock the desktop. I would like to do the same thing remotely. Immagine this: a friend is at my house and needs wants to play ...
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Linux “Top” command for Windows Powershell?

I am looking for a PowerShell cmdlet that can provide similar functionality to the Linux Top app. Something that refreshes at some given interval and displays the process list with CPU % util. I have ...
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Virtual Display Manager - Maximized Window Covered by Taskbar

I just got a large widescreen monitor and installed Virtual Display Manager to split my monitor in two. The problem is that when I maximize a window, the bottom of it is covered by the taskbar. Is ...
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How can I get Windows 7 to remember program windows size and position?

I can open Outlook and it fills about half of the screen. I then maximize it to read some mail and then minimize it to do some other work. When I click on it again in the taskbar, it is back to the ...
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Monitor versus T.V

I am looking to upgrade my computer system and am looking for a new "screen". I want to use it both as an extra screen for my computer and as a tv(direct cable, not streaming through internet). Should ...
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Easy way to switch VGA/DVI cable for a LCD monitor

I got a Mac Mini(DVI) and a laptop(VGA) sharing same LCD monitor. When using Mac, I need to unplug VGA on the monitor and plug DVI back, vise versa. It's inconvenient to plug/unplug the cable on the ...
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Samsung Monitor Bx2450 resolution

I just bought a Samsung BX2450 LED monitor. I use a 1920x1080 resolution at 60Hz which works fine, but it's not using the full display. There is a 1cm border on the top/bottom and a 1.5cm border on ...
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After turning off/on the HDMI connected monitor/TV, there's no picture

I've recently connected an EeeBox 1501 to my LCD TV in order to utilize the computer as an HTPC. If I switch off the TV or just change the input source, after turning on the TV back on or switch back ...
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what wire do I need to hookup dual monitor to my computer

I have a 22inch monitor hooked up to my computer. I have another 14 inch monitor that I would like to hook up so that I have dual monitors. I am not sure which wire do I need from newegg in order to ...
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On my monitor: there is a live bug between the glass and the pixels crawling around [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I safely fix my walking “dead pixel” bug? There is a bug behind the display on my monitor, how do I get it out? if it dies while being on the ...
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Dead Laptop LCD Screen

When I powered on my laptop, the screen does not light and remains completely black. Is there an easy test I could do find out which part is defective, other than assuming that it is the lcd screen ...
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Lack of large 4:3 flatscreens / wide screen in portrait mode

I have decided after long enough to get 2 decent sized monitors for programming on. I was really please to see that I can choose from endless really big, really cheap TFT LCD's - then I realised they ...
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How do I turn on a Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM monitor?

How do I turn on my brand new Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM monitor? I can't seem to turn it on. There's a row of monitor control symbols on the bottom right (including the universal I-in-the-O power ...
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Moniter out of range error

I just installed Debian lenny 5.0.5 and when i start it up the monitor just displays a 'out of range' error. im using a Radeon HD 5570 graphics card and a lG W2353V-PF monitor. what do i have to do ...
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How can I fix a monitor that suddenly got blurry?

I just got an unexpected missing-required-file error when compiling a program and decided to reboot. After rebooting, my primary monitor — I have a two-monitor setup — became blurry. The ...
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lcd monitor got wet

If an lcd monitor got wet because of rain. Can it still be used or fixed. I havent tried plugging it on yet. Since, It only got wet yesterday. And I don't have the proper tools to open it up, so that ...
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Nvidia Drivers on Debian / Lenny (Stable) -> Installation successful -> Monitors gets black

I have successfully installed the proprietary drivers for my nvidia (geforce 7300 gt) graphics card on debian/lenny. I know its not the best way to chose for driver installation ( see this link: ...
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Screen flickering in dark areas in Ubuntu

Starting with Ubuntu 10.04 I have flickering in darker areas of the screen with my HP Compaq nc6400 notebook. This happens with Ubuntu 10.04 with 32-bit as well as with 64-bit default installation (no ...
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Scanlines on monitor

I'm not sure if this is also a place to ask hardware related questions, but I'm having scanline problems with my monitor when my laptop is plugged in the power socket. What can I do to make that ...
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My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why?

My Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort will not let me use 3 monitors, why? I have a new computer running Win7 and the Ati Radeon HD 5450 PCIexpress card with DisplayPort. It shows ...