Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Can I replace a laptop screen with one of a different resolution?

I have a laptop with a busted screen, so I am going to install a replacement. Does the replacement screen have to be the same resolution as the original?
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Is there a quick/automatic way to change monitor brightness at night on Windows 7 or Linux?

I'm a fairly nocturnal creature by nature, but life requires me to spend more time during the bright hours of day. I also have a visual impairment which makes it that my eyes take a very long time to ...
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iiyama ProLite B2712HDS with ATI Sapphire HD 4850x2

I've just bought a iiyama ProLite B2712HDS 27" monitor and upon hooking this up to my ATI 4850x2 over HDMI I cannot get the screen resolution to setup correctly! If I use ATI's CCC, I can set it to ...
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Black screen after logging in to Windows Vista

I have the following: OS: Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit (with SP2) Videocard: nVidia GeForce 8400M GS I was having some other issues with my videocard, so I went to nVidia's website and ...
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Compiz 0.9 issue: Couldn't open display

I decided that I would like Compiz 0.9 on my computer, which runs Ubuntu 10.10. I followed the instructions on this Compiz wiki page; some lines I changed. I now have compiled and installed Compiz ...
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Energy efficient CRT, LCD, LED?

Not intended for subjective or argumentative replies but i wanted to know in order to save some electricity bills which monitor is going to be best bet. LED monitors are currently not available in ...
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Linux Driver needed to use Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital signal splitter

I have 3 monitors and am trying to get the Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital signal splitter with my Linux workstation. When I connect them all I get are blinking green lights on the monitors which I ...
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How to correct stretched image on ext. widescreen monitor?

I have my 13" laptop connected via VGA to a 23" ext. monitor but I noticed that images are slightly squashed/stretched out horizontally. (i.e. circles slightly look like ovals [X > Y]) My laptop ...
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Wrong choice of Computer/Project when doing Windows-P

Win-P brings up the "choose display" dialog, allowing you to choose which monitors your computer will use. For some reason, the main screen was chosen as "project" (or 2), and my larger screen, which ...
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Screen Flicker on a black MacBook

I have a MacBook Black. For about the last six months I have had a strange screen flicker when I: start my machine and plug in the power cord of my machine This morning when I woke up my ...
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How do I test the display of my laptop ACER 5740

I mean I believe that drivers are not installed properly for some reason though it shows as proper . The problem is that when I watch movies like IMAX I find that DELL Laptops display much better . ...
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DISPLAY set incorrectly

I find when I log in that the DISPLAY variable is set incorrectly as: /tmp/launch-qGGKPH/org.macports:0 (or similarly named temp file) This may be related to the way I installed and then uninstall ...
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can the hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410

can a hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410
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PDF reader that functions within asymmetrical dual monitor configuration

My laptop is 40% of my typical reading surface -- with the other 60% being a larger, desk-bound monitor. Adobe Reader fails to use the entire size of the larger monitor -- cropping the PDF to about ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a machine with no screen

I currently have Windows XP on a laptop, but the screen has died so I use a monitor connected to it to use the laptop. I want to replace the install of Windows XP with the latest Ubuntu but when I ...
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Two desktop sessions on iMac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a Mac be used by multiple users at same time? Hi, I have an iMac with 2nd monitor attached. Can I start yet another desktop session on the 2nd monitor for another ...
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Driver for MAG monitor

Any idea where I can find a Windows 7 driver for a MAG LCD (LB2006AFW)? I can't find this model anywhere - even on the company website...
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monitor not bright enough

I have an acer 19in desktop LCD. I have the brightness all the way up to 100 and contrast at 80. If I increase the contrast it'll look strange and washed out. But comparing websites to my ipad and ...
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The brightness keeps on increasing and decreasing - is there something wrong with my laptop screen?

My laptop screen brightness just keeps on increasing and decreasing in a loop. Is there some setting that I have messed up? I am sure the machine should be okay, because it is pretty new still. I am ...
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How to turn on the screen on a Mac iBook G3

I have an iBook G3 that was bought for cheap. When I press a button on the bottom of the laptop, a light turns on in the front. After several minutes, the light flashes like the laptop is in sleep ...
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Can I turn down the screen brightness on my MacBook Pro any further?

I sometimes use my MacBook Pro with all the lights off in the room. I turn the screen brightness down to its lowest setting (and turn off the automatic brightness adjustment), but it’s still a bit too ...
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Laptop Display Goes Blank

I have had a Dell Latitude E6500 laptop for about a year now and my display now goes blank after no longer than a couple of minutes. Sometimes it will even be during the bios post, the screen is ...
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How to show date with clock when Windows 7 taskbar is vertical?

On widescreen Windows 7 desktops, I prefer a vertical taskbar with small icons. However, this appears to remove the date from the clock display. Here's what it looks like, missing the date. How ...
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dell vostro 1310 with nVidia 8400M display problem

i hope someone can help me with this problem. I have a Dell vostro 1310 Laptop with 32 bit vista and a 8400M nVidia chip. Recently i have noticed performance issues when my girlfriend was playing ...
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Laptop won't turn on after screen replaced

I just replaced the screen on a HP D60 using this guide I successfully replaced the screen, reattached it, and put the keyboard back on but when I put the battery back in and press the start button ...
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How can I make apps launch on an external monitor?

How can I make my apps launch on an external monitor instead of on my MacBook's built-in monitor?
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How to extend my display properly in Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make apps launch on an external monitor? I have an external monitor and I have extended the display. Macbook = Right External = Left For some reason all of ...
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Creating a computer display on a glass wall

[I dont know where in SE to post this, but someone, somewhere probably has some ideas for me] In No Ordinary Family the wife has a computer in her lab. That computer's monitor is the wall. As in, ...
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Creating a gimmick monitor profile?

I want to create a monitor profile which is not an accurate calibration, but actually remaps colors such that the monitor emits only red light — the blue and green channels are always 0. Preferably, ...
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Converting laptop's internal LCD to external display

I have two 17" Macbook Pro's. One is dead, other one is alive. I disassembled the dead one, and removed it's working display successfully. As I see it, it has a LG LP171WU6-TLA1 display with 40 pins ...
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Possible power surge destroying monitors?

I've got 2 computers whose CRT monitors, one 15 inches, the other one around 22", are sitting right next to each other. Both computers and both monitors are plugged into a single power strip that's ...
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High pitched whine coming from my monitor

I have a cheap LCD monitor (I-Inc) which works fine except for the speakers. There is an extremely annoying buzzing whining high-pitched hum coming from the speakers. It stops when I unplug the audio ...
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Monitor not “waking up” Not sure if harware or settings

Running Win 7. After manually puttinng computer to sleep, oftentimes when I move the mouse to wake up, the screen remains black and I can't hear computer ramping up. Does not happen all of the time. ...
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LCD monitor/TV switching modes automatically

I have a LCD monitor wwhich can be used as a TV too. I have been using it for around 3yrs. The TV has 5 source modes TV, SV, AV, YPbPr, VGA. This morning when I turned it on, it started switching ...
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Detect Displays on Windows?

Is there anyway to do something like Mac OS X's "Detect Displays" on Windows (Vista Business, SP2)? I have two monitors connected to two computers, one of them through a KVM-switch. When Windows is ...
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Setting up a second monitor in CentOS

I have CentOS installed on my laptop. I hooked up my TV via VGA and it works, just not as I'd like it to. The left side (on the TV) is cut off, like the image is justified too far left. I want it to ...
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Display flickering when HDMI is connected

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 graphics adapter which I am trying to connect to a TV and a monitor. With only the monitor connected everything works fine, however as soon as I plug in the HDMI cable ...
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How do I disable screen magnifier at login screen? (Ubuntu 10.10)

I was trying to get a screen magnifier working for a presentation. I enabled orca but it didn't work well. It magnified way too much and some elements came up really pixelated. So I started using ...
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lightweight temperature monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good software for measuring computer temperature? What is the best lightweight temperature monitor for windows 7?
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Running a Screensaver over a dual-monitor setup

I've recently been granted a dual-monitor setup (more of a sysadmin rather than programmer, not worried about having 3) but my screensaver only runs on the primary display. I've heard about ...
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Driver for Monitor Acer G205H for Windows XP

Is there anyway I can obtain the driver for monitor acer G205H? My machine is a Windows XP 32 bit machine. I stumbled upon this website which claimed to have this driver, when I clicked on the ...
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Windows 7 does not recognize LG E2250 monitor when connected with RGB

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 and an LG monitor E2250 (1080p, so should support 1920×1080). I try to connect the monitor using the RGB connector and use it as an external monitor. The problem is that ...
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Display (screen) Resolution Standard Ratios

The screen resolutions 800 x 600 & 1024 x 600 have the aspect ratio 4:3 and this is a standard. What are the other resolution standards? For example: Widescreen is 16:9 Extra Wide HD etc.
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Monitor and computer not working together

I have a LCD monitor (Connected via VGA, 15", max res 1024x768, so far from good). This monitor will not work with a specific computer (Windows XP SP3, integrated Intel graphics card of some ...
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Do you have experience with AMOLED displays? [closed]

Any one have experience with AMOLED displays. Are they better than current LED monitors for coding? When are these going to hit the retail/on-line stores?
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How does one connect three monitors to one computer?

I want to buy a PC and run three monitors from it. I need the desktop to span across all three. Purpose / intended use This is for pretty demanding gaming applications so I need optimum speed, ...
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Computer fails to wake up… sometimes?

My laptop (new 2 months ago), an ASUS K50AD running Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit), sometimes fails to start the backlight to the LCD screen when it wakes up from sleep mode, making it virtually ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 boots to black before bios. Sometimes

Every once in a while, I boot the computer and the video output refuses to work, before the Dell logo in the bios shows up. The back light works, and the computer is booting up behind the scenes (I ...
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“No Input Signal” displayed on Monitor after opening PC case?

I noticed that one of the fans in my computer was not spinning so I opened it up to have a look at it. I left it open so I could take the fan to a shop for a new one. I started my computer, and it ...
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How can I get Windows 7 to detect my Belinea 10 20 05 monitor?

Using an HP monitor. The laptop requires VGA and the monitor uses DVI-D so I'm using a converter. When I try to detect the monitor from the control panel it doesn't detect anything. The monitor ...