Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How do i fix an inverted stripe on the screen?

I have a Lenovo x230 that started having a wide stripe of inverted pixels on it, like this: This most often happens when I first open the lid. I can get it to go away by bending or twisting the ...
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What resolution can a graphics card handle in multiple monitors?

So given a graphics card (in my case AMD Radeon HD 6620G on a Toshiba Satellite P775D) how do you know what your laptop can handle when you have multiple monitors? I’d like to know in general how you ...
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Window 7 Black screen for other users only [duplicate]

I have 2 accounts on my laptop. 1 is my personal account and the other is admin account When I tried logging in my personal account today, it showed a black screen with cursor instead. However, when I ...
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Trouble duplicating video for monitor and TV using VGA.

I tried to look for a similar answered question, and I'm not very tech savvy so I'll try to explain as clear as possible: I want to connect the video output of my PC to both a monitor and a TV using ...
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Why does my monitor (Philips BDM4065UC) display strange dark lines?

Take a look at this picture: (Excuse the quality, the office is very bright) Here is a screen-shot of the same region: Notice the extra dark lines behind the text. On dark backgrounds, ...
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Flickering screen in windows 10

I have been getting a flickering screen since I installed Windows 10. It flickers just as it would if the graphics drivers crashed and restarted, but I don't get that message. The computer can run for ...
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Adding wifi type monitor - adds as managed

I've just received my Alfa AWUS036H and is eager to try it out. I'm running kali 2.0 latest release, on an old Dell Latitude D630. The wifi adapter was plug-and-play, diver-wise. I wanted to try to ...
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Resolution is high, but looks zoomed on Ubuntu

I reformatted this Ubuntu Gnome machine that went from 13.10 up to a 15.10 beta over the last few years, after fiddling with the beta, it wasn't able to boot or be repaired. I installed a fresh ...
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“out of range!” error message after installing windows 10

My monitor is iiyama prolite e2208hds and whenever I turn my computer on, what I get is a black screen. Judging by the sound of the workstation, it boots up properly but it doesn't display any image ...
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Using 2 monitors with 2 PCs

I have dual monitors (HDMI/DVI, 1920x1200) and will be buying a second PC, and perhaps also a third monitor. I'd like to share each monitor individually between the PCs, i.e. put all monitors on one ...
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How do I get my faulty display cable (and display) to work reliably?

I have a HP g4 laptop with a faulty screen. The screen is normally blank, but flickers back to life if I press the right side of the display(from the back) and slightly bend the entire display ...
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Single monitor working as multiple [duplicate]

I have a multiple setups with 6 monitors, but would like to explore using 1 monitor/tv but act like 6 monitors. (i.e. you max a window it does not go over the whole screen just one of the 6 sections). ...
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After thunderstorm, monitor won't turn on

As a result of thunderstorm I had a power outage in my apartment. I had unplugged all the power cords of the computer during the storm but after the power came back the monitor wouldn't turn on. I am ...
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Strange character while boot up (Windows not booting)

Today when I start my PC after Acer logo all character were strange and unreadable. And Windows is not booting. I tried to reinstall Windows but the system will restart every time before installation ...
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Coil whine-like noise in screen, Windows Explorer-generated

Edit: It is a screen speaker noise. The noise changes volume when I change the volume on the screen. I am running a self-built PC including an Iiyama ProLite B2712HDS screen. From time to time a ...
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Monitor displays “no signal detected” message

I recently bought a new monitor but when I connect it to my PC I only get a "no signal detected" message. The monitor works fine when I connect it to my laptop, and my PC also works otherwise. I tried ...
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Small grey streak on screen visible with black background

I don't know how or why but I recently started noticing a small grey streak visible on my screen with a dark or black background. What is this? And what can I do to fix this?
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Virtual Keyboard Issue on Monitor PN-60TB3 SHARP

Is possible automatically open the virtual keyboard on touch a input box or a field where I can write? I use a laptop (not touch screen) with windows 8.1, when I plug the laptop with HDMI and USB, ...
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Lenovo Essential G580 doesn’t start up anymore

I have a Lenovo Essential G580 (59-358263) Laptop (3rd Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB/ DOS) and running OS-WindowS 10 Pro (latest version). When I press the power button, camera light and a power indicator ...
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How to remove or change tamilnadu govt logo image splash screen on windows 8.1?

I got a Lenovo B490 laptop (given by the Tamilnadu Government INDIA). It has Windows 8.1 Professional preinstalled. BIOS has a tamilnadu govenment logo image splash screen.That give a cheap image to ...
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What is the difference between 4K, UHD and QHD? Do we agree on one official resolution?

Nowadays it seems that Full HD isn’t enough anymore and the terms “4K,” “QHD” and “UHD” are thrown around interchangeably. At the same time, there is not just one “4K” resolution in the catalogs. I ...
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Monitor turns off after a few seconds - both monitors

Running into a weird issue - my second monitor started turning off after a few seconds today. I power off and back on, and it immediately powers off again after a few seconds. I tried a spare monitor ...
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Screen permission denied after reattach

I am using screen so that I can run a job and log out of the servers, as these jobs take few hours to run. One of the tasks of these jobs is to save information in a file. But whenever I log out of ...
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How can I get the touch-screen functionality on my Dell E2014T 19.5" monitor to work in Windows 10.1?

My question is exactly as above. I've already tried updating the driver through windows wizard and also deleting the current driver and replacing it with a fresh copy from the Dell website, beyond ...
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My Lenovo Thinkvision monitor is difficult to wake from sleep

If I shut down my laptop and leave my separate monitor without closing it, it goes to sleep. Then when I start my computer later, it cannot start the monitor. If I switch off the power to the monitor ...
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Intel NUC Will Not Boot From USB Flash or SSD

I purchased an Intel NUC (NUC5CPYH), and installed the RAM and SSD, booted up fine, was able to install the OS, but upon reboot, it would never display anything on the screen, not even the POST screen ...
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Dropbox showing all black thumbnails for files/folders? [duplicate]

All the files/folders within my Dropbox are showing with black thumbnails, see the following screenshot: However, all my other files/folders (not in Dropbox) are showing with no problems, i.e. ...
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Running ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo T440p, built in display is not turning on

This has been working fine, I was using the built in display Saturday night without any issues. I then didn't do anything and come Monday morning when I got to work the display did not turn on. I have ...
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How to set lower than 800 x 600 to secondary monitor

I have an old analog monitor that its resolution is lower than 800x600. I need to set it as my secondary monitor. But the lowest resolution of windows is just 800x600 How to force windows to set ...
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Display resolution of VirtualBox 5.04 running Xubuntu 14.x on Windows 7 64bit host

I recently took the Plunge to install Linux (Xubuntu 14.x) on a very old Notebook, running Windows 7 64bit SP1, in a virtual environment VirtualBox 5.04. All went fine, until I realized there was no ...
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Virtualbox - Resolution x Scale issue

I have just installed a Windows 7 virtual machine (Virtualbox) on my OS X Yosemite. I made sure to install the guest additions, enable 3D graphics and set the 256 MB for the display. I am very ...
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What DVI cable do I need?

The DVI cable connecting my monitor and video card is too short and there is zero slack on each end. What kind of replacement cable do I need to order? I am not familiar with all the different ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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Monitor just goes into sleep mode on startup

I've inherited a former colleague's desktop. It was lacking a hard drive so just received that, connected it up, plugged in a DVI monitor, and started it up.. the fans all start to run, and the hard ...
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Mac mini (2014/15 HDMI 2xThunderbolt) How do I connect it to cinema Display A1038 + A1006

I bought a Mac mini end of 1014. It works fine with a Thunderbolt to VGA adapter and my nearly vintage LaCie electron22blue monitor. Now I "inherited" a A1038 cinema display with A1006 Powersupply ...
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Does changing the screen resolution affect power consumption?

If I have two identical monitors and have set one to display in high resolution and the other to display in low resolution will there be any difference in power consumption? Note that this question ...
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Do same size screens with different PPIs affect battery differently?

I was trying to find out if screens with different resolutions have different effects on the battery life. Around the net, I see a common answer as no to the question: "Will changing screen resolution ...
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How to connect desktop to box-type tv through IPTV Set-Top box with HDMI cable

I have an old box-type tv, desktop, iptv set-top box and HDMI cable. The iptv connects to the tv with red,white,yellow cables, and it also has HDMI port. So, I tried to connect pc to the iptv with ...
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Difference between graphic/display/screen AND video/movie resolutions?

I am not well-versed with resolution when it comes to display/video, but I am very curious to know if there is any difference between resolution terminology of LCD/LED display/screen panels of ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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Asus laptop screen is black

Laptop is ASUS N56VJ and it has integrated Intel GPU and nVidia GPU. I reinstalled Windows 7 a week ago. Then I had some sound problems when connecting laptop to TV via HDMI cable so I uninstalled ...
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Connecting my monitor to HDMI connection on my GPU make it behave like a TV

I have an HD5750 with a DVI and HDMI connections, I also have LG W2261V monitor that has DVI and HDMI connections. I want to buy a new monitor but it doesn't have a DVI connection, now when I try to ...
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Samsung S22C300 monitor not HD [closed]

At work I have a Samsung S22C300 monitor and I always used it with an Acer laptop. Now after I bought a ASUS laptop it seems like the quality on the monitor is alot worse and not HD. The text and ...
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nircmd `monitor off` actually goes to sleep (stops music)

I'm on a Windows 8 (32 bit) tablet and I want to save some battery while I listen to music by turning off the display. I followed this advice http://superuser.com/a/516190/111289, installed NirCmd 32 ...
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4k TV as Monitor - is there a method to bypass all hardware post processing? Can we buy third party 4k controllers?

I've always been on top of my workspace game. Buying a Seiki 39" 4k was amazing, that I bought 3 in a short period (for others). I have since sold those, and am now sitting in front of a 43" 4k Vizio ...
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Laptop self monitor not working, only external monitors work

My laptop was doing a software installation for Windows 8.1 yesterday for over 2 hours and stuck on 2/10. I then decided to do a hard reset on the laptop with the power button and it rebooted with a ...
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low resolution on Ubuntu and nomodeset before it

when i was in grub of the USB flash every time i chose try Ubuntu live or install Ubuntu the screen goes black i searched for solution and i found nomodeset option for it, i installed Ubuntu normally ...
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Monitor doesn't display anything on startup

Monitor doesn't display on startup, but on repeatedly pressing its power button, it displays. I changed VGA cable but the problem persists. My computer runs Windows 7.
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MacBook Air screen is dim

I have a MacBook Air 2014, and the screen is really badly dim- almost nothing is visible; only thing I can hardly see is the apple logo at startup. I have changed the display panel with the screen ...
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What is the shortcut key for Display Configuration settings in Kubuntu? (Mirror displays eg)

For example, I get all I want in Windows with Windows+P -shortcut. Is there equivalent in Kubuntu? With 2 displays: Primary only, Mirror displays, Secondary only, Extended.