Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Can't boot; screen shows white stripes and cloudy patches

My laptop does not boot properly. When I press the on button, the screen does some weird cloud thing with horizontal white stripes. If you can, look at the video I made of the laptop turning on. And ...
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Dell 8400 XP Blank Screen [closed]

My wife has a dell 8400 XP which was working fine yesterday. This morning the screen was blank. The on/off button is flashing (not sure if did that before or was constantly on). I tried holding the ...
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Sony Vaio laptop screen not working

I have a Sony vaio VPCEH18FG. After shutting it down using the power button, when I try to turn it on it shows me grey screen and after some time turns off. What should I do next to solve it?
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DVI and DVI-to-HDMI fails to deliver signal to monitors when both are connected to a desktop

I try to connect desktop to two screens: 1st monitor ----> DVI cable ----> desktop 2nd monitor ----> DVI to HDMI cable ----> desktop 2nd screens returns 'no signal detected' when both ...
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How do monitor calibration tools work?

I am thinking of buying one of the monitor calibration tools, something like a Spyder Pro 4 or something closer to the consumer end. How do these work? Is the software creating an ICC Color profile ...
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Display going to “no signal” at strange times

I know enough to assume this is a video card issue. I am using an AMD Radeon HD 6800 card that has worked like a charm. Recently, while playing League of Legends, this happened. The screen went ...
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“Computer guy” upgraded my processor, now screen had flickering color lines

After paying to have my 3.4 single core cpu upgraded to a pentium D 945. Computer is dell Optiplex gx620 and OS is windows XP. Has 4gb ram and the graphics card is geforce gt 430. I know it's not the ...
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Laptop Brightness dims when charger is unplugged(no solution)?

Hello yesterday i bought DELL Inspiron 15 (3542) win 8.1. And noticed that if charger is plugged on, screen becomes brighter, and after unplugging dimmer. Of course i tried adjust screen brightness, ...
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Sharing 2 monitors between 2 computers in different configurations

I have a laptop (for work) and a desktop PC (for personal use) that I use side by side in my home office. I'm thinking of purchasing 2 Dell P2414H 24" monitors with a dual monitor stand. I'd like to ...
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VGA out to second monitor not working after power outage

I had a laptop running Windows 7 connected to an external monitor with a plain old double-headed VGA cable this morning, and everything was working fine. In the afternoon, there was a brief power ...
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How to fg a process suspended before starting tmux inside the new tmux session?

How to 1. suspend a process with ^Z, 2. start tmux and 3. fg (or bg) the suspended process? $ find / [.....] ^Z [1]+ Stopped sleep 10 $ tmux $ fg -bash: fg: current: no such job ...
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Lenovo yoga 13 Display Issue

I can't connect Etra (Extended / Duplicate) Screen to the usb 3 docking station of Lenovo Yoga 13, Since After I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I reinstalled Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver from Lenovo Site ...
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Hanns-G HZ201 19" LCD monitor [closed]

I'm an old tv man and it looks like there is no red. My house took a lightning strike thru the ethernet and fried all of my comm stuff. This monitor is hooked up to a puter that didn't seem to be ...
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Small yellow lines appearing

I'm having strange yellow lines appearing on the right of various objects on my screen : These lines seem to appear regardless on the application and always follow the form of the object next to it ...
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QHD display in 1080p

I just got a 15" laptop with a QHD display (3200x1800). The scaling on windows 8.1 is a complete disaster and strains my eyes to the max. Is it possible to set the display to 1080p without it ...
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After changing settings, I can no longer get my laptop screen on (it's black). How can I see the display monitor?

My laptop screen went dark and I searched on how to fix this - found to disconnect power and drain it with the power button, then close the lid almost all the way and then try to hit power button ...
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How can I force letterboxing on my display?

What I want to do: I want to put vertical letterboxes on the sides of my widescreen display to run a 4:3 resolution while maintaining the native pixel-for-pixel aspect ratio and scaling: my display ...
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Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with a 4k monitor? [closed]

Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with one 4k monitor? I have no idea of how to check.
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Any other options to get my All-In-One PC touchscreen to work with windows 8?

I have a Sony vaio All-in-one touchscreen that had windows 7 installed. I originally had done an "upgrade" to windows 8 and the touchscreen worked fine. My HDD was starting to fail though so I just ...
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PC has to be booted twice for monitor to become enabled

After installing a Zotac GeForce GT 640 2GB Edition, I now have my monitor plugged in to the DVI port. However, when I boot my PC the monitor doesn't come on after BIOS or POST. I have to reboot the ...
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Why is the monitor image all washed out?

The LCD flatscreen is completely washed out, as if someone had turned the brightness way past max and turned the contrast down too. Black-on-white text is poorly readable, and grey-on-white literally ...
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Reducing brightness of specific pixels on laptop screen

My laptop's screen has a couple of small bright spots. They are obnoxious but I don't want to have to buy a new laptop or replace my current one's screen. I suspect that the bright spots could be ...
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Out Of Range Message When Entering Boot Selection Menu

When I boot up my dell Optiplex 760, and press F+12 for my boot options, the Alba TV I am using as my monitor then says "OUT OF RANGE". What can I do to fix this?
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How do I increase second monitor resolution to 1600 x900?

thanks for looking to help. I have connected a second monitor with HDMI, but my maximum resolution is 1280x700 and the optimal is 1600x900. The display options in the control panel are maxed at ...
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Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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Can a frozen Kindle Touch screen be repaired

The screen on my Kindle Touch is around 1/3 frozen (see photo). With the battery removed, the screen stays the same (not all white, see photo). How do e-ink screens work? Is there a way to repair it? ...
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How do dual monitors work while gaming?

I'm thinking of getting a 2nd monitor and utilizing the extended desktop function. What I'd like to know: How would this work if I wanted to play a game? Would I be able to have the game appear only ...
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How to show refresh rate of monitor in MS-DOS Version 6.22

I was forwarded from Stackoverflow to ask this question here. I am running a psych experiment on an old MS-DOS computer. When I ran the experiment on a different computer that is split via a switch ...
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Win7Pro - Split screen

I am trying to view several live stream feeds on one monitor. When I click 'full screen'(to remove adds/banners, etc) to view the stream in full screen mode, can I set the stream to just fill the ...
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Is it weird that my eyes hurt more on my laptop than they do on my smart phone? [closed]

I can be on my Nexus 5 typing and doing different things and I'm fine. But when I get on my laptop, it just bothers my eyes after a while. (I have a Dell Inspiron 15.) The Nexus 5 is known for its ...
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How do I get a Monitor to go straight to black on stage?

I'm working props for a theater in upstate new york. We have a rather unique problem with our current show. We have three computer monitors on stage, each of these is attached to a handful of ...
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Why my screen is not showing correctly

My laptop monitor shows screens like this: Click for full size there are lines to the bottom of the page which moves along with windows.(pay attention to photo) please share your opinions and help
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Turn monitor off forever …or screensaver

This may sound stupid but i need it for a project very badly Is there a way in windows to turn off the monitor forever or for a specific period of time. I am using nircmd.exe to turn it off but ...
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xrandr output refresh rates are all 0.0, how can I figure out my refresh rate?

I can tell by eye that my monitor is running at 1920x1080, but I want to confirm that it is running at 60hz. However, running xrandr gives the following output: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma ...
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How to disable HDMI or VGA port?

Is it possible to disable a HDMI or VGA port in the registry? Or, how else can I disable one of the display ports? Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 on a Dell Latitude E6530. Dell BIOS version A15, i.e. the ...
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How can other Windows computers of the same network display what I do on my computer and hear my voice?

I have a local network with several computer with Windows 7 installed. As a tutor, I want to show what I do on my computer to my students via their own Windows-7 computers (connected to the network of ...
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Laptop to a monitor Black horizontal Lines

I have a problem with my monitor which I've fixed a long time ago, but I don't remember how. I see black horizontal lines on my Benq GL2460HM monitor. I don't think that it's a problem from the ...
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ProBook 4540s monitors

I would like to use my laptop screen and 2 external monitors independently. I have tried using a VGA splitter, but it did not work and someone told me that an HDMI VGA adapter won't work. How can I do ...
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Do HDMI splitters always work? Or is it a GPU compatibility?

I want to buy the geforce gtx 750 ti GPU. I have an hdtv and I'm buying an hd monitor. But the gpu only has one hdmi port. I would just put my tv on dvi but it doesn't have a dvi port. Only hdmi and ...
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How large should a monitor be if you sit 9 feet away [duplicate]

We sit closer to monitors than TVs because we need to concentrate on small text and icons. That is why monitors cause more eye strain than TVs. I wonder if there is a comfortable monitor for 9 feet ...
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My monitor only has DVI ports, and my laptop only has VGA and HDMI ports

Is there any way I can connect my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI ports to a DVI-only monitor? Edit: The model is HP LP2065
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Fujitsu Lifebook NH532 screen dimmed catastrophically after Nvidia driver update

I have a one year old Fujitsu lifebook NH532 laptop running Windows 8. Recently I updated the driver for the Nvidia graphics card from version 331.82 to 335.23 WHQL and on installation the laptop ...
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Can an old graphics card support a new LCD monitor?

I'm trying to "revive" my old pc (bought around 1998) but I'm missing its original 15 inch CRT monitor. Instead I'm trying to connect it to my new 23 inch LCD using a VGA adaptor. Unfortunately it ...
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Need to remove second monitor

I did run the newest Sony vegas 13.0 and when loading, my screen resolution changed. And (fake) monitor has "pluged". Now it look like this: http://i.gyazo.com/abf78d9861634b63f6be400a9c98e743.png btw ...
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How to get a panoramic image to take up two monitors

I have two moniters and wanted to know how to get a panoramic image or really wide image to take up both Moniters. Is this possible if so how would I go about accomplishing this?
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Loss of resolution support with HDMI to VGA converter

I purchased a new Lenovo S510P Touch earlier this year, after my Dell was stolen. When I got it, I realised that there was no VGA port, which made me facepalm at a regulated rate. So, I got myself an ...
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What is AH-IPS and what advantages/disadvantages does it have over other IPS models?

I'm looking into IPS panel monitors for the more accurate color reproduction (in the name of creating digital art) i wanted to go for a cheap high value vs price monitor to replace my already great TN ...
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Windows 8 strange UI bug

There is a strange bug occuring on my Windows 8.1 laptop. It seems like sometimes window repainting goes terribly wrong and specific areas of the screen have been interchanged. I've got 2 Nvidia ...
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Scale second monitor on mac

I have a macbook pro and a second monitor connected. Resolution of monitor is 1920x1080, i would like to scale image on second monitor. Is it possible to scale extended monitor on MAC OS? Like 150% / ...
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Screensaver on only one monito in dual monitor setup

I have a dual monitor setup on Windows 7 with monitor 1 and monitor 2. I have a very specific need. When monitor 2 is unused for 3 minutes I want monitor 2 to display a screensaver and I still want ...