Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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DisplayPort, Intel 5500, MST: Can I daisy chain 2 x 2560x1440 and 1x 1920x1080 displays?

I have a Thinkpad T450s laptop. It comes with Intel 5500 graphics and a displayport 1.2 (don't think it's 1.3). I'm trying to figure out if I can add 2 screens @ 2560x1440 and retain the laptop ...
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My laptop thinks its screen resolution is 1280x800, but it's actually 1366x768. The bottom of the screen is cropped

Windows does not even list the 1366x768 screen resolution, and it's not a driver issue because the BIOS boot screen is showing cropped and shifted to the left. What can I do? I just turned on my ...
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Replace non-IPS screen with IPS one [closed]

Is it possible to replace a non-IPS led-backlit screen with an IPS one, on a laptop? Assuming the connector, screen size and resolution are the same. Edit: Since you found the question too broad, ...
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Gap between the frame and the screen

Recently I bought a new monitor, EIZO EV2455. There is a 1mm gap between the frame and the screen. When I press it, it slightly bends. It's not a big problem, but it's clear that the gap will get ...
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Horizontal white lines on my monitor

A horizontal white line appears on my monitor before the system loads up. It appears in random places. Do you think the monitor might be faulty?
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Why does text seem a little blurry when I switched from DisplayPort to HDMI?

I recently switched to another laptop that doesn't have a miniDisplayPort, only USB Type-C. I haven't got the adapter for type-C yet so I'm using an HDMI cable to connect to my monitor (2560*1440,60Hz)...
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Understanding a monitor and software two-way communication through VGA

I have an LG monitor (connected on VGA) that comes with a program called Dual Smart Solution. There's an option on the monitor menu that allows me to enable that program if it's running, and is grayed ...
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is there a way to quickly turn one monitor off in a dualhead-setup with Windows 10? [duplicate]

I want to create something like a macro that turns off one of my monitors. I got a dualhead-setup and when i watch movies or play computer games, i want to turn one monitor off (standby) with ...
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HDMI not working while plugging in Power charger to the laptop (works fine with battery only)

I have an Acer Aspire 6930 with Nvidia 9600m GT GPU, there is a weird issue that occurs when I connect the Acer Aspire to an LG TV with HDMI cable... the Laptop recognizes the TV and everything seems ...
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Turn off laptop display backlight

Windows 7 Starter On Samsung netbooks FnxF5 turns the backlight off completely, so that (in some models) a Pixel Qi 10.1 inch 1024*600 resolution screen can be retrofitted to use in the sunlight with ...
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Can a Dell Latitude E6440 support Quad Display?

I've found the more monitors I have running on my work computer, the better I can do my job. I'm wondering if anyone knows how to get a Latitude E6440 to display on 4 screens (3 external + the laptop)....
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Laptop used with multiple other additional screens - lock icons to the actual laptop screen

Hi I have a LT running windows 10. I use it by its self but also on a projector at work, with an additional 24" at home, two additional 24" at my work desk (one via USB graphics card) and ...
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How to auto execute a command in screen window while creating a screen session

I have configured my .screen rc to create 10 windows while creating a screen session as screen -t task1 0 screen -t task2 1 screen -t task3 2 . . What I want is whenever I ...
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How do I configure a Windows desktop folder to display only icons?

I have created a folder on the Windows desktop that I want to display only icons, short cuts to programs. Whenever I open the window it displays as an Explorer folder, ie with the directory tree on ...
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Wrong power supply for monitor [closed]

A few days ago I got a monitor for free without a power supply. It said DC 12v was needed for a power supply but I used a different one (about the size of a cellphone charger) to test if the monitor ...
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I can't adjust brightness on my Lenovo g50-80

My Lenovo g50-80 laptop showed blue screen and it restarted saying "your pc ran into problem". After that restart, the brightness is 100% and it can't be adjusted. I have tried updating Microsoft ...
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Glitched display on remote desktop

I wanted to remote to my work station, but on connecting I get a glitched screen. Everything else works fine, I can open programs ect. The same glitch is occurring if I from the computer without ...
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Laptop monitor uses a lot of bandwidth compared to external monitor

My external monitor is using a lot less bandwidth compared to my laptop monitor. This happens only when I use "remote desktop connection". When I keep scrolling down a text file at the same speed, ...
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After spill, half of laptop screen is negative

About a week ago I spilled a small amount of orange juice on the bottom right portion of my Dell laptop screen, and upper right portion of the keyboard. The screen went through a few different phases ...
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Touch screen monitor is reversed

I have a DGM L-1935WD touch screen monitor I purchased second hand to use, but when I touch the monitor it comes up as if I am touching somewhere else. If I click the Windows button on my monitor I ...
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Video calibration: why does my laptop show grey instead of green, light blue, and pink?

My laptop has been having this weird behavior with videos, especially if they come from streaming sources. Green objects, such as trees, lawns, and leaves are rendered in grey. Sometimes it happens ...
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How can I switch refresh rate with Safe mode?

I accidentally switched the refresh rate from 90 Hz to 60 Hz. I can access safe mode but when I try to access Windows normally, my screen says "Out of Range". How can I switch the refresh rate back ...
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Cascade all open app windows

I'm looking for a way to arrange all open app windows on a given screen. I would like to "cascade" them so that part of each window is visible, and when any of them are clicked I can easily click back ...
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Laptop screen black

A normal boot up of my laptop (Acer Aspire 7750G, Windows 7) is: First, the "Acer" logo is shown Then the "Starting windows" animation is shown Then the blue/green log in screen is loaded (where the ...
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How to display motd or banner when users ssh directly into screen session

I have several users that connect to the same service account but under different screen sessions. So they would use a command such as: ssh -t user@myserver screen -Dr specificSessionName I would ...
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How to purposely have the “Non Pnp Monitor” available on the resolution screen

I bought a TV to use it as a single monitor for my PC: (http://www.walmart.com.mx/TV-y-Video/Pantallas/30-a-39-Pulgadas/TV-Kodak_29-Pulgadas-720p-HD-LED_00081753701122) In the box it said it was ...
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Remount thumb drive after Windows turns the screen off then on?

I have a few files on a thumb drive. I'm editing them in-place on a laptop running Windows 8.1. The laptop is using its power adapter, and it is not on battery. All software is fully patched, expect ...
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Maximum multi-display resolution for Intel HD-520 & Nvidia 940M laptop

I'm considering a new laptop (ASUS UX303UB) that has Intel HD-520 graphics and has a discrete GPU in the Nvidia 940M. The believe the laptop has a mini-DisplayPort (1.2) and an HDMI 1.4 port. The ...
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Monitor and log Server connections

i have two servers (Ubuntu Server 14.04 and Windows Server 2008) and i want to keep track of internet connections I need a file, a small db or anything similar that will store the traffic in input/...
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Computer display shows no image

A few minutes ago, I left my computer and turned off the display in order to install Unity. After about half a hour, I returned and turned on the screen. While it automatically detected VGA input, ...
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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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How to quickly change which display is my default display?

I have 4 displays, and I frequently want to change which is my default display. Is there any quick way to change which display is default? Currently, I am opening up Control Panel\Appearance and ...
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Which of VGA/DVI/DisplayPort/Thunderbolt/HDMI can be passively adapted to the most others?

Consider the following types of display protocols and connectors: VGA (full size and mini) DVI (analog and digital, single and dual link, full size and mini) DisplayPort (full size and mini, micro ...
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List the monitors physically connected to remote computer (make/model details)

If I were sitting in front of the computer I could run xrandr --query in terminal but this doesnt tell me the make/model (at least i know something is connected) but while remote (using ssh) I receive ...
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Monitor Connection via Adapter - Any benefits/detriments?

I have a new graphics card that has 1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort However, at present, I only have two monitors - both using DVI. The three options available to me are: Hook up one monitor (the ...
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One computer, 3 Monitors 1 TV switch 1 Monitor for TV

I have a 3 screen setup with a TV next to the monitors. I was wanting to occasionally switch the 3rd monitor out for the TV (before i was having to go under the desk and switch the HDMI cables around) ...
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Adjusting external monitor brightness via keyboard

I have Dell U2515H that is connected to MacBook Pro 13' late 13. Is it possible to adjust the brightness of the monitor using the keyboard (and 3rd party app for sure) ? F1 and F2 aren't working. ...
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Monitor not fully turning on and producing loud noise

Today my old Acer monitor, which is connected to a PC through a DVI-D cable started to produce quite loud (in comparison to barely noticeable sounds many monitors emit) persistent hissing sound on ...
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Why does nano not redraw the screen correctly on some systems?

This is a weird one. On some of my Debian systems - but not all - I get strange corruption in certain terminal programs, such as nano. It does not happen, however, when using less. In this particular ...
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Black screen after CPU upgrade

So I have been wondering around for an answer to my problem but nothing quite fits. I have a good 'ol HPg62 and I upgraded the CPU from the factory P6000 to a core i5 that I have salvaged from a Asus ...
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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Trouble running three monitors on PC

i have a PC nvidia 960 graphics card. My setup is: - Main center DVI monitor (144hz) - Left side VGA monitor (60hz) - Right side VGA monitor (60hz) I am able to run my main DVI monitor at 144hz and ...
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Monitor showing up as generic non-pnp monitor, and HDMI not working

So, this all started Friday when I went to a LAN event. When I set up my computer there, the resolution was screwed up and my monitor was showing up as "generic non-pnp monitor". I tried installing ...
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Windows 10 VGA output suddenly stopped working

I am running windows 10 on my alienware x51(with a GTX 555), and my AOC 23.6" monitor(connected with a VGA cable) won't show any image after windows starts. I can see the booting screen and enter BIOS,...
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Fix screen flicker in Windows 8.1

My notebook screen does not flickers in Linux (dual-boot alongside windows)-means my screen hardware is working. While Google-ing for this issue I found that it can be fixed by checking the box under "...
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Weird choppy video on my new UHD monitor [duplicate]

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this: I just bought a 32" UHD monitor (from here), and a new graphics card (an NVidia GT 730, this one) to drive it. The resulting picture is gorgeous, ...
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High pitch noise when monitor displays anything in table form [duplicate]

I've come across a lot of posts handling noises of batteries, computers, chargers,... but what I'm experiencing, I've never seen before. I'm working on a LG Ultrawide monitor 29UM65 (ratio 21:9). ...
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ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor Windows and DisplayPort issue

I have an ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor plugged onto the DisplayPort output of an MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4G. The monitor is configured to use DisplayPort 1.2. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. The ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop: How to turn off the display of the remote computer?

I'm accessing a remote Windows computer via my Chromebook, using Chrome Remote Desktop. Is there any way to configure the computer such that the display will be turned off, but it won't go to sleep ...
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Read specific page from pdf document and display pdf page to specific user

Every month I have pdf file with 40 pages, and I upload file to folder on webserver. Every user on internal company website have his own page in that pdf file. How to display specific page to specific ...