Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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How to prevent turned off monitor when using a HDMI splitter

I have the strange problem, that my monitor turns off, when I use a HDMI splitter. I want to send my monitor output to a raspberry pi, so I bought a HDMI splitter. When the computer starts, just after ...
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Magnet turns display off? [closed]

I remember that when I touched a powerful magnet (like microwave magnetron) to the bottom left corner of the laptop's keyboard, the screen would instantly turn off (black), and when I removed the ...
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sony vaio svf152c29m screen light went off

I bought a sony vaio svf152c29m in December 2013. After booting the laptop, the screen light went off and I don't how to put it back on.
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netbook screen stays black

I have an acer aspire one netbook. The screen is black but the computer turns on (LED's are on, fan is spinning, etc.) By black I mean absolutely no backlight. I tried to remove the battery and power ...
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Using TeamViewer to create a 2nd Monitor

I have a desktop PC with a monitor (1) with TeamViewer and I have another monitor (2) with a pc connected to it also with TeamViewer on, is there any way I can use monitor 2 as a second monitor for ...
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Laptop white screen on power-up. Still displays via HDMI output

my wife's laptop recently started displaying a white screen. It doesn't show post or anything, just a white screen when it's powered on. However, it works normally with HDMI output to our television. ...
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unable to re-attach screen session on freebsd

I have a screen session that I am unable to re-attach to. I have tried kill -CHLD 6859, with zero success. Is there anything else that I can try to get this session re-attached q4# screen -ls No ...
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Laptop black display on boot. Works on rare occasion. No Fan. No cursor. Not booting to windows

I've got an ASUS K70AB Windows 7 laptop. It was in storage for over a year because a couple keys broke off and the power charger was lost. I installed a new keyboard (very simple to pop out the old ...
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How to put Windows to sleep when monitor (HDMI) is turned off?

I have a HTPC (Intel NUC) connected to TV via HDMI. Is it possible to put Windows to sleep when the TV is turned off? It seems that Windows does have built-in detection for when monitor is turned ...
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Does a 25“ 1080p Monitor look better than 27” 1080p Monitor? [closed]

I found a 25" 1920 x 1080 monitor and a 27" 1920 x 1080 monitor for the same price. Both monitors are IPS panel. I like larger screens but I did some research and I found some people saying that a 27" ...
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Black spots on Dell XPS 15 screen

I have a Dell XPS 15 and recently I see black spots on my PC. What are these? Can I fix them myself? Should I get a new one? Click for fullscreen Click for fullscreen
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Video not shown on HDMI screen

When I connect HDMI cable from PC to HD TV, it duplicates everything on my PC screen to TV, except "video". When I play video, the video will be shown normally on PC screen but shown as blank screen ...
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Virtual Display Device for all platforms

I am looking for a video hook driver for all(tm) platforms (namely windows 7/8, Linux, OSX). The operating system should think that there is a VGA/HDMI/... device that can be used as a second ...
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Force a program to remain on the monitor it was opened on

So I've been looking for an answer to this for awhile now, and a lot of places recommend Ultramon but I've been using it since before this issue. I have a program that opens up and will stick to the ...
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macbook pro - red screen 2 weeks after coke on keyboard

Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17". Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down. 20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no ...
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What netbooks will a PixelQi 10.1" 1280x800 epaper display work with?

How, without buying the netbook in question, can I determine whether a netbook will be compatible with aftermarket installation of a 10.1" 1280x800 (not the usual 1024x600 which can have the same ...
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What determines an lcd monitor refresh rate?

I just got an old and dead laptop from a friend, which has a 17" wide 1440x900 LCD monitor, and I want to convert it to a desktop one (the desktop monitor I already have is an old Samsung LCD 17" 4:3 ...
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What is the most effective way of using a MacBook Pro with an external monitor?

I have an early-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 15-inch and it has been working amazingly for the past year. I spend around 8 months at school and 4 months at home. In school, I need the laptop ...
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How to move an active window on a second screen?

I have Windows 7 with dual monitor, I need to move on a second screen and active window using a Windows shortcut. Could you tell me if it is possible using only Win 7? Alternatively could you suggest ...
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Monitor won't turn on when I change BIOS settings

I need to change the BIOS settings on my computer. When I get to the BIOS settings, though, my monitors won't display anything, making it impossible for me to make any changes. (During normal startup, ...
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Pixel Qi screen operation

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01) on my Acer Aspire One D270, but I can only control dimming of the screen through OS. Dimming doesn't make it more readable in the sunlight, and going to ...
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screen black out and window resume after power on [closed]

My laptop screen turns black sometimes automatically and will not power up until manually done. after power up windows start to resume all the processes that were running. and this process once ...
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Only play audio on HDMI source

I'm not even sure how to sum this into a proper question. My setup is the following: Intel HD Graphics (onboard video Intel H61 HDMI) Running 1 monitor from DVI Running Digital TV from HDMI The ...
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(Nearly) Blank screen on 2007 T61 Lenovo Thinkpad running Win XP

My everyday laptop is a 2007 T61 Lenovo Thinkpad running Windows XP. Up to yesterday, it ran reasonably well given its age. I generally keep it running 24/7, and dim down the screen to the max at ...
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“Another display not detected” but is detected. How can I fix for 3rd monitor?

I've got 2 monitors working through VGA. I'm trying to get the third monitor working through HDMI and having some trouble. In the Windows 7 Control Panel -> Screen Resolution I've got this: In the ...
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Font/display all of a sudden too large

I use Windows 7 at work and have a two-monitor setup. All was well Friday afternoon, but this morning when I logged in, the computer decided it was time to switch my primary screen to the secondary ...
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Fast way to switch the contents of a monitor with the other monitor's

There is Win-Shift-[LeftArrow|RightArrow] as a shortcut key to move an application from one monitor to another. But I find myself frequently needing to swap what's on my left to the right and ...
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How Linux detects screen resolution?

How does Linux detect screen resolution at startup or on-the-fly ? I want to force a custom resolution on an embedded Linux target which will have user interface not based on X server. How does ...
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Windows 8.1 power plans: No password prompt when monitor wakes but password prompt when PC wakes

Is it possible to get Windows 8.1 to not ask for a password when the monitor comes out of power saving mode, but still ask for a password when the PC wakes from sleeping? Setting the "Turn off the ...
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pc monitor not recognized anymore with hdmi connection

Problem: my monitor (asus vk228 series) suddenly stopped being recognized by my laptop (msi gt60) when im using a hdm connection. vga connection works. furthermore every piece of hardware seems to be ...
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Rotate one duplicated screen without rotating the other Windows 8

I need to duplicate my desktop to show a video on two screens however the second one is rotated at an angle of 90 degrees. I'm aware when you duplicate the screen any rotations are applied to both ...
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HDMI only working when DVI plugged in [duplicate]

I've been using a dvi connection to my monitor through my graphics card. I've bought a new monitor and have tried connected it through the HDMI port. The HDMI port only work s when I have my dvi port ...
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Duplicating display on single monitor [closed]

I have a pc with Windows XP Embedded that is duplicating the image displayed on the monitor screen. It's scrunching it up and displaying it 2.5 times on the one monitor. I checked connections to the ...
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Notebook display is partially blank (white) after resuming from hibernation

My Toshiba Satellite R945-P440 notebook running Windows 7 sometimes has a ~1/3 blank white display. This almost always occurs upon waking up from hibernation, though can happen when rebooting. ...
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Pixel Qi screen operation

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01) on my Acer Aspire One D270, but I can only control dimming of the screen through OS. Dimming doesn't make it more readable in the sunlight, and going to ...
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monitor stuck in burn-in mode

I started up my PC this morning and there was no display.. so I turned it off, checked the cables and restarted it. When I turned on my monitor it was in this "burn-in mode", constantly switching ...
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Acer Monitor - No Response to Power Supply?

Model No is S231HL, for reference. As I was packing to leave my dorm, I unplugged it for the first time in a long time. It was working just a few minutes before this. I then realized I wasn't sure ...
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Laptop to 4K Monitor

I would like to connect this (Lenovo ThinkPad T430) to this (Seiki 39-inch 4K display), and achieve full/native 4K resolution. Is it possible? From the onboard mini display port to an external video ...
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Execute dynamic command into all screen sessions

I am working on setting up a minecraft server network in ubuntu server 14.04 LTS. I have several screen sessions each with their own process running in them There are screens on: 2471.LobbyServer ...
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Digital Vibrance for external monitor - Intel Graphics

I was looking for a digital vibrance option for monitor in Intel's control panel and there's only YCbCr correction. Digital vibrance is available only for laptop screen. In monitor settings the ...
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In Windows 7, how should I set up duplicate dual monitor configurations?

I'm fixing to set up my home office once we've cleared (most of) the junk out of it. I already have a non-adjustable standing desk and I'd like to put a sitting desk right next to it so I can take ...
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iiyama X2483HSU factory reset

So on the OSD I've changed the input from auto to manual and to HDMI, but the problem is I don't have the HDMI cable. So now my monitor (iiyama ProLite X2483HSU) constantly displays "No signal ...
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Windows 8 Computer, monitor randomly shuts off and starts cycling

I have a fairly new computer, updated to the latest version of Windows 8.1 . On random ( daily ) occasions, the monitor will shut off and start 'clicking' back on and off -- the power button will ...
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how to ensure my dual display settings remain after restart

Every time i restart or start after shutting down my redhat enterprise system the second display is off. I have to log in the type nvidia-settings and then turn on the second display and set the ...
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Monitor won't display anything when turned on

It's been a month now since my computer started having problems when being turned on. What happens is, the monitor keeps switching from sleep mode to awake mode. While doing this, the screen ...
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Acer GD245HQ not playing HDMI audio over AUDIO OUT jack

I have an Acer GD245HQ monitor and I want to transform it into a DTV. For now that I don't have an HDMI decoder at hand, I'm playing with my computer. The idea is simple: get audio and video from DTV ...
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Samsung 2233SW synmaster with DTH connection [closed]

I have a Samsung 2233SW syncmaster monitor, and with a HDMI to DVI cable I was able to connect to a DTH set top box. Everything was working fine, until I connected the cable to my laptop's DVI port. ...
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Does a USB Monitor require VGA Card?

Does a portable USB monitor require a VGA Card? For example this monitor: http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e1649fwu http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e2251fwu If I buy a PC without any GPU ...
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Hot to get rid of “ghost pixels”?

So I just noticed that some parts of the window I just closed are still being displayed but very lightly. I don't know the correct terminology for them but it looks very interesting. The only problem ...
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What could cause a monitor's image to be skewed & distorted?

My laptop is normally connected to a monitor, as a secondary display, via VGA cable. However, it's spent the past week or so away from its usual location. When I came back and reconnected, I suddenly ...