Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Monitor redetect needed at random

Have a user with a fairly normal desktop (HP Pro 3305 MT, Windows 7) and a LG W2261 monitor. Periodically (ie randomly) on bootup the monitor has reverted to being installed as a 'Generic PnP ...
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Multiple display with a laptop

Is it possible that I can get two different displays when I hook my laptop to a Projecter /LCD via a HDMI or a VGA cable that, I am able to continue doing my work and let a certain be displayed on the ...
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The color red disappeared on the GUI.

My relative brought this to my attention a little while ago. They told me they turned on their computer recently and the color red did not appear on their GUI. Has this ever happened to anyone and why ...
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Laptop delivers blurry image to external monitors

I have 3 laptops in my hand at the moment. One Old Toshiba, a DELL and a Sony Vaio. The only one that delivers a crisp image to my external monitor is the Dell. Both others have blurry, bad quality ...
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Gray lines on my LCD Desktop monitor

My screen sometimes becomes annoying. Gray horizontal lines occur on my screen. I've changed my Graphics Card. But nothing happened. I changed the monitor power cable and 80% of the lines disappeared ...
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How important is it to keep an LCD computer monitor well-ventilated?

The Question How important is it to keep an LCD computer monitor well-ventilated? Backstory I built a DIY arcade cabinet for a video game that I programmed, and this cabinet will house an 18" LCD ...
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Manual or guide for replacing the LCD in a Samsung Series 3 notebook?

I cracked the screen on my Samsung Series 3 notebook, model number NP305V5A. I need to find screen replacement directions, or at least generic instructions that could work for this general type of ...
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Dell E6420 (laptop) 14" LCD monitor Windows 7 driver

I have a Dell E6420 (laptop) in company. The Windows device manager uses "Generic PnP Monitor" for the 14" LCD monitor. It only has 1600x900, 1024x768, 800x600, while I was looking for a 1366x768. ...
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Strange laptop LCD failure

Last week, my laptop display unexpectedly decided to go haywire while it was switching graphic cards (going from ATI Radeon to Intel GMA). Now the image is displayed "right-to-left" instead of the ...
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Arch Linux frame buffer changes?

I have an old computer running on P4 processor and ATI Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE] graphics card. Whenever I quit any window manager, the screen goes blank, but it still accepts input i.e. I can ...
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Is a good CRT monitor bad for your eyes?

I'd like to buy a new display for my office and I have two options - either buy a cheap 24" LCD or a huge used high-end CRT screen. Something like Sony FW900 or similar. CRTs have great colors, but ...
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Can f.lux's automatic behaviour be overridden?

I found out about f.lux when someone mentioned it on another question here on SU that I happened to stumble upon. I've been using it ever since because it's a simple, original, useful piece of ...
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After leaving display on overnight, I cannot get the Windows login screen up on the display, via the DVI cable alone, no matter what I try

When I come back to my computer, after leaving it on overnight, the display gives me a no signal message. I cannot get the Windows login screen up on the display, via the DVI cable alone, no matter ...
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status monitor for network interfaces on GNU/Linux

I am using GNU/Linux (Debian 6, x86_64), X11, but no heavyweight desktop environment (I used xmonad). I would like to monitor the activity of a specific network interface. I would like to know how ...
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A nice program to show system temperatures in a dock bar?

Is there any nice application that shows the system temperatures in a somekind of dockbar or similar? (Windows) Preferably with this features: Real temperature (I've tried programs that shows wrong ...
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How do I display the available disk space of a mount in specific format?

I would like to display the available disk space of a mount in xx% format, For example: sh-3.1$ df -h /opt/Application/Disk1/ Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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How to monitor router traffic?

I have a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 modem/router combo. I want to monitor the traffic that passes through my router such as bandwidth usage. I have bandwidth meters like DuMeter on my PC to monitor ...
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How to connect PC to TV using VGA to SCART?

I am trying to connect my Acer Aspire One to my Philips 32" 32PFL3614/12 TV using VGA to SCART. First, I have to say that I can successfully connect my PC to my 17" Philips monitor. When this ...
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How much is considered bleeding?

I got a new LED panel (Dell's 1080p B+RGLED) and it is great as far as color goes. Blacks are also very dark. However, the center 1/3 to 1/2 of the screen at the both the top and bottom edges has a ...
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Dell U271 monitor DisplayPort suddenly not working

My new(ish) Dell U271 took a bit of a knock and it now suddenly doesn't recognise the Macbook plugged into it via DisplayPort - this had been working great for several months up until now. When I ...
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Windows 7 + Bootcamp: Apple Cinema Display brightness doesn't work

I have no idea what's going on here, I hope someone can help. Windows 7 x64 was installed and fully updated on an Intel Mac. It seemed to be working fine, but there was no sound, so I installed the ...
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Will a VGA monitor work if connected to 9-pin serial port?

I have a (old) computer that I am trying to use, just for giggles. It has a 9-pin (RS-232) output for the monitor (marked 10101). Can I connect it to my VGA monitor using an adapter? EDIT Thanks ...
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LCD Monitor displaying jagged lines

My 19-inch acer monitor is showing all vertical lines as moving and jagged lines. It's very painful on the eye. I tried capturing a screenshot but the lines in the screenshot are perfect. So I figured ...
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Win XP Screen saver / power management not working

I have a PC running Win XP, and even though I have the power management set to turn off the monitor after 10 minutes, and I have the windows screen saver set up, many times they never kick in. I come ...
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How can I use my macbook in grayscale?

Is it possible to make my Macbook monitor display grayscale instead of full color? How can I do that? I looked in the Displays preference plane "color" tab but didn't see anything that looked like it ...
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Lines on screen

Yesterday I cleaned the dust of my computer with a compressed air machine, the computer worked normally for two hours, but then the screen filled with lines and I cant see anything. It is not a ...
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Horizontal Frequency Out of Range

I've been running Ubuntu on one of my servers for about six months. Recently, every time I turn on the computer it POSTs and then right before it gets into Ubuntu my monitor gives me an error saying: ...
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White color is not white in Windows Picture Viewer

Recently bought new monitor. And connected it with HDMI. No new monitor extends my laptops in-built monitor. There is 1 problem with white color (all other colors are awesome) This is how Windows 7 ...
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Laptop screen is suddenly rotated

I turned my laptop upside down to get some dust that had gathered under the keyboard to fall out. But then suddenly, everything was sideways. The entire desktop had turned 90 degrees, the trackpad ...
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Monitor Calibration Software

When I connect my laptop to the TV using HDMI cable, the edges of the screen are not visible (I lose about 20 px in each direction). My LCD TV does not support calibration position/scale. Is there ...
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How to use my Linux as DVI/HDMI switch? Where 2PC use 1 screen, depending on priority one PC output gets render

I have done this with triple head Linux (it works!!), which is not my current case, but just to explain. I have this scenario, which i need to solve with Linux. How can i take 2PC output and ...
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will older laptop screens work to replace broken newer laptop screens?

For example, if I have an old p4 acer laptop with a perfect screen, and a newer dual core acer laptop with a cracked screen, can I swap the screen in to the newer unit (assuming it's the same size)? ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop - screen doesn't work: no power, brightness is 0%

There is a laptop - Dell Inspiron 1545. A problem is a brightness of a screen is 0% (when BIOS starts, Windows works - all time). I can barely see a picture on a screen at a big angle (it seems like ...
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How to connect a Wii console to HDMI computer screen or through the computer itself?

I would like to play my Wii through my HDMI computer screen if it's possible. My BENQ G2420HD screen has got these inputs: HDMI DVI-D D-SUB If it isn't possible to run it through the screen could ...
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Display cannot be detected after resume of standby

If I sleep my computer at home, then take it to work and resume it, the second monitor from the video card cannot be detected from the "Screen Resolution" dialog. (The monitor turns on just fine, but ...
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Desktop resolution issues

I have windows 7, a ATI Radeon 6750 and a Samsung 22inch A350H display. I have it connected using a HDMI cable and resolution of 1920x1080 works fine. Problem is I want to downsize, 1920x1080 is ...
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AOC 931s monitor is dark at the top and bright at the bottom - should I return it?

I just got a AOC 931s monitor, but I have a problem. When I look at the monitor straight from the front, it's dark at the top and bright at the bottom. Does this mean there's a production error with ...
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Multi-touch screen scroll in iterm2?

I use screen in iterm2 with this screenrc. I try use the scroll with two fingers in the touchpad, but it doesn't work. I get this: Any suggestions?
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Should I be replacing my laptop's LCD, or its internal LCD cable based on these photos?

I received an Aspire One 10.1 inch laptop after a friend dropped it and it became unusable. The screen looks like this: . Basically four sections, the left and right sections are repeated, and the ...
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Can't get 3 monitors to work at the same time with 2x ATI 6900 with DVI

I have 3 monitors, with two ATI 6900. I want to use all monitors using DVI. Is this possible? I'm using Windows 7. I can only get two of the monitors to work at the same time.
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Graphics card doesn't run full screen without drivers

Recently I've purchased new ASUS ENGTX560 DC/2DI/1GD5 and installed it on my ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z motherboard. My motherboard has onboard graphics card with HDMI output as well and before it was ...
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Acer Aspire 5520G wont boot/show post.

I have Acer Aspire 5520G laptop. I turned it down yesterday and today when I wanted to turn it on it wont boot up. When I press power button it lights up ( green) there is some blinking of HDD led ...
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How do I add a different monitor resolution to NVidia X Server Settings' list

I've got two monitors connected to the same PC; one directly via DVI, the other through a KVM switch on a (blue) VGA cable. I just installed Xubuntu 11.10 on it, installed the current nvidia drivers, ...
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Monitor screen resolution changes when laptop lid is closed

My monitor screen resolution changes depending on wether my laptop lid is open/closed. The lid being open has a lower resolution than being closed. Why is this ? In control panel I have : Laptop ...
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What should I do if my system boots up,runs normally after then but nothing is displayed on screen?

Well there has been a problem with my PC since few days. My system with a flat screen,2 RAMS,Intel Motherboard,No Video or Graphics Card,2 Hard disk- One of 80 GB and another of 500 GB,Windows 7 ...
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Can I use a portable monitor with my Acer One and completely detach the laptop lid/screen ?

My screen is broken/cracked on my Acer Aspire one. One hinge is gone. It is a mess. Can I buy a Toshiba 14" USB monitor, hook it up, and completely remove the lid from my laptop, snipping the wires, ...
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iBook G3 freezes, no touchpad or button response

I have an iBook G3 (900 MHz). When on battery and the display goes to sleep I cannot wake it up. OS X is not sleeping as I can hear the hard drive running and Ctrl + Command + Power does get the ...
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Windows theme ravaged after BSoD

I know this is going to sound stupid, but due to a faulty RAM module, my Windows 7 x64 crashed with a blue screen, and after reboot, my theme was lost. Sadly, I can't seem to figure out how to get it ...
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New Dell UltraSharp monitor flickering

I recently bought a new Dell U2312HM LED monitor and connected it to my laptop via the VGA cable that came with it. I’ve also installed the drivers Now it’s flickering and the flickering becomes ...
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Thinkpad T60 display has suddenly gone dim

I have an IBM Thinkpad T60 2007 laptop with a 14-inch 1024x768 screen. Some time ago on one occasion I turned it on, Windows booted without any problems, but in the exact moment I plugged in my webcam ...