Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 virtual machine flickering

I am using Windows 10 Pro 64bit and installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 as a virtual machine using VirtualBox. I set my virtual machine to another desktop and made it run in fullscreen. When I open ...
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Using one S switch controller on 3 benq xl2430 monitors?

I currently own 3x Benq xl2430 monitors and have 3 S switch controllers that are connected to each their own monitor. An S switch controller has buttons and is used to direct through the monitor ...
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Monitor 2560x1440 with ASUS X52J - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145

I just got an 25" DELL (U2515H) monitor, running at a resolution of 2560x1440. My laptop is a ASUS X52J, almost 5 years old running with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 - 512 MB Graphics Card. The ...
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External Monitor Resolution Only Available On Extend Display But Changes When Lid Is Closed

I have an Acer Aspire E11 laptop and I am running Windows 8.1 with an older Gateway 17" monitor as a secondary display. My objective is to use the laptop essentially as a desktop while at home with ...
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How can I improve yellow tint of on monitor?

I have Acer K222HQL monitor, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphic card. Connection through HDMI. I tried different laptops, different OS (Linux distros, Windows), different ICC profiles (including ...
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Monitor suddenly went to sleep and I can't wake it up

I think that's GPU problem: I was playing game and then screen turned black and said 'going to sleep mode'. And I can't wake it up. I've tried restart PC (it works), change monitor cable port, ...
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What determines the minimum size of items on the screen?

Referring to the image below: What determines the minimum value for the "size of text, apps and other items"? What is 100%, and how is it possible to go below this? Is this solely dependent on the ...
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what is the purpose of multiple white points for a display?

Edid of a display mentions the default white point and up to 2 additional white points along with their gamma values in the display detailed descriptor section. What is the use of those additional ...
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ViewSonic VA2465smh Monitor Trailing

I recently got a new monitor for my laptop (ViewSonic VA2465smh). It mainly works, however when I played a game, I noticed that things would trail when moved on the screen (especially black-colored ...
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How can I wake-up a PC using a command? (i.e. equivalent to moving a mouse, etc)

It doesn't seem like this would be very difficult, but how can I wake-up a PC by doing the equivalent of moving a mouse or pressing keys on a keyboard? My PC is running Windows 10 and I only have the ...
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Laptop screen flickering then going black with extended external monitor.

When my laptop is connected to an external monitor and the options are set to “extend screen” it will begin to flicker and then eventually just go blank. This can happen minutes after connecting or ...
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“PC Screen Only” in Windows 10 “Project” Settings shows on wrong screen

Using Windows 10, i have 2 screens connected to my "GeForce GTX 660": 1. Samsung S23B350 Screen connected via a DVI Cable. 2. SHARP HDMI TV connected via a HDMI Cable. Obviously i want the Samsung ...
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External monitor has dark banding around colors

I'm not sure how to describe this phenomenon properly. However, my new Asus VX24AH shows dark borders/banding around coloured boxes or text. It is plugged into a Late 2013 Retina MacBook Pro using ...
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New 27" monitor seems grainy

I have just bought a new monitor - Acer G277HLBID 27 Inch HDMI IPS LED Monitor. It seems to be grainy and dark, I have tried HDMI and DVI but i get the same result with both. Also the same with my PC ...
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Frequency out of range

I bought LG 24" LED monitor (24MP47HQ) for my HP desktop (Elite 8200 SFF). If I increase the resolution to 1600*1200 or 1920*1080, then it says 'Frequency out of range' How can I increase the ...
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Multi monitor feature is not enabled

I just got a new pc and hooked it up to my monitor (single monitor) and when I powered it on, it said multi monitor feature is not enabled. What do I do?
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HP Pavilion P-3825 won't boot with external monitor connected

We have a 17" Pavilion LapTOP with the B&O speaker, 17-G030nr? There's no model # marking on the outside that I've found. Its got the aggressively minimalist Insyde BIOS- no control for the ...
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Different programs, different resolutions?

As in the screenshot below Unity looks fuzzy, while file explorer is nice and crisp The fuzzy unity thing is happening with other programs too. What causes this and how can I fix it?
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Computer does not display output to the screen

I am writing this post with connection to the new computer which I had bought recently. When I have plugged everything and turned on computer, then it is looks like running (light + DVD ROM are ...
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Computer starts but has no display

I have my monitor on a table, and the wiring and connections are behind the table. An object(one of my speakers which was on the table) fell on the wires when the machine was on and I was browsing the ...
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Screen flashes when iTunes is open

Has anyone had an issue with your computer screen flashing when iTunes is open? This started about one week ago. This only happens in iTunes and I am on version 12.3.2.35. iI so, is there a fix?
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No display output from the computer

I'm not that good with hardware and I'm having problem with newly assembled PC, I have two monitors connected to asus g970 graphics card on my computer. Computer when switched on, all lights are lit ...
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“The current input timing is not supported..”

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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How to make program show up on a designated virtual display in Windows 10

So as some of you surely know, in Linux you can open a program directly on a specific display by exporting a variable export DISPLAY=:0.0 and then starting a program. Since Windows 10 also ...
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how to keep the multi-screen configuration even after turning off main monitor?

Currently have 1 laptop and 1 monitor. Before my recent Windows 10 update, I could close my laptop screen and the monitor would still function as the secondary monitor. This was useful, because I can ...
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New 980 plus MSI z97 gaming 5 motherboard

I am using a working monitor and a working dvi cable but when I plug in my dvi cable into the monitor it doesn't show a display whether I plug the dvi into the motherboard or the graphics card. This ...
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TV screen turns off/flickers when connected to computer through HDMI

My computer is connected to three displays: Cable: DVI - Display: 27" computer monitor Cable: DVI-HDMI - Display: 24" TV Cable: HDMI - Display: 50" TV (routed through an Onkyo 5.1 surround sound ...
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Connect LG 25UB55-B to Dell XPS L502x

I'm going to buy LG 25UB55-B monitor, which will be connected to my Dell XPS L502x notebook. But after some investigation I'm a little bit confused and unsure if it will work. There are several ...
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Stick media player turns monitor off

I bought a stick media player with HDMI output. I used an HDMI>DVI-D adapter to plug it into a Benq monitor (with DVI-D slot, I already tried DVI-I, which I had to refund, it did not fit). The monitor ...
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Secondary display not being detected

Please, before marking as duplicate, read the question. This is very distinct from the other display detection problems. I have two monitors. My main one (bigger), which is a Dell U2713HM (1440p). ...
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How to temporarily remap colors on laptop display

My laptop is infected with the famous green-pink screen problem. I am looking for a way to temporarily remap colors on the screen so that I could use it in the meantime before sending it off to get it ...
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Laptop screen flickering (refresh rate issue?)

I have an hp elitebook 8440p with a 14 inch screen and I am running KDE on Debian 8. Sometimes my laptop screen starts flickering and I thought the refresh rate might be wrong. But I should add most ...
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Does radeon older GPUs - like HD6xxx series support 3440x1440 or 4K monitors?

Has anyone tried 3440x1440 or 4K monitors on HD 6950 and HD 6970 (or similar GPUs or older)? Do they work - or is there a driver - or hardware limitations in place? AMD site states that the maximum ...
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Why is straight-on viewing of inexpensive LCD screens no longer the best angle?

I bought several inexpensive tablets in a range of sizes. Each is from a different manufacturer. I have not taken them apart, but using a magnifying glass, I can tell that each screen appears to be ...
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New HP Pavillion 550 flashing monitor

I bought a new HP Pavillion 550 in October and within a day of setting it up my monitor, Samsung Series 5 550, started flashing to black, changing the resolution, flashing to black and then changing ...
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Screen goes black

Since 4-5 weeks ago, when playing the screen started to go black every now and then for like 2-3 seconds. Lately I've been playing Fallout 4, and every day at least 5-6 times it goes full black for a ...
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144Hz monitor - AOC G2460PQU

I just bought this AOC 144hz monitor, but I am currently having an issue with it as I am not seeing a noticeable difference when I upgraded from a 60Hz monitor. I use Counter strike as a test dummy ...
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Lenovo G40-70 screen black after BIOS upgrade

I have Lenovo G40-70, Model Name: 20369 laptop. For changing OS from Win. 8.1 to Win. 7, I was upgraded its BIOS on A7CN40WW. ...
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2 different nVidia GTX cards - display problems

I just got a Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 card, to replace my GTX 670's in SLI, however I wish to keep one 670 to use as a dedicated PhysX card however I've run into some problems. I have an ASUS P9x79 Pro ...
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Windows 10 on Colorovo tablet - touch screen don't working

a few days ago I deleted partition recovery on my Colorovo CityTab 8 tablet. I don't know how to make recovery from USB (error in something connected with diskpart while i try) so decided to install ...
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Windows 7 Power plan not listening

I'm trying to fix my friends windows 7 computer. After about 30-45 minutes the computer screen goes black only when not in use. I have reset the power/sleep setting to default, deleted any custom ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors detected but 2nd screen Is black

I recently upgraded my computer from using on-board graphics to a GTX 960 (GV-N960OC-4GD). I previously had a dual monitor setup, with my primary monitor (SyncMaster2233sw) using a DVI cable and the ...
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My old monitor Samsung Syncmaster 740n needs 2-3 min to turn on

When I power on my old monitor Samsung Syncmaster 740n, it needs needs 2-3 min to power on. When it turns on, it works fine. What can be wrong with it and if it possible how to fix it?
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After closing lid I still must press power button to turn screen on

On my Windows 10 64-bit machine, the "when I close the lid" settings is set to: On battery: Do nothing Plugged in: Do nothing Yet after I closed the lid and open it again, I still need to press ...
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HP Pavillion. Currently stll Windows 8

Since I got this computer it has never showed me the whole screen at once. I have to press the up/down and left/right arrows to see the edges and estimate that I'm only seeing the middle 1/9th of the ...
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Encoding screen hardcopy

screen -U -S ses -X -p 0 hardcopy -h ./log.txt Why log.txt does not display Cyrillic letters? For example: The word - Привет, displayed like this - ?@825B. Please Help!
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watch a 1080p movie on 1080p TV on my computer that has a 720p display

Good morning everyone, I have a question. If I watch a 1080p movie on 1080p TV (Or 4K movie on 4K TV), on my computer that has a 720p display, so is it run as 1080p (Or 4K) or just as 720p? PS: My ...
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What kind of cable do I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link)?

I was wondering what cable I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) on my LG monitor to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link) on my GPU and on-board graphics, respectively. I bought this DVI-D to DVI-D (both ...
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Can you prevent dragging windows between screens?

So basically I want to prevent accidentally dragging a window to my second display and only move it explicitly with the 'send to display' (Super+Shift+Arrow) with windows 10 OR send a second virtual ...
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Turn kindle paperwhite into secondary display

Could be interesting if kindle paper white can be used as secondary display to extend the screen . There is a simple browser implemented into kindle that may help. I don't want to jailbreak my kindle ...