Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Replacing screen and hinges in a laptop?

Aesthetics aside, is it possible to replace a laptop screen with one from a different laptop (make, model, size, etc). Basically, I have a hp DM1z (11.6inch) with a cracked screen and an old 15inch ...
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White corners in laptop screen

I have an Aspire 4752 which recently has started to show white glowing corners of the screen. Both the left top edge and bottom edge has these white corner which doesn't draw anything in that area. ...
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if I record video on my 720p screen I can get a video with 1080p?

I have a screen with 720p. I want to know if I can screen my pc and the video I get will be 1080p for example ?!
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Display Text Resolution Blurred

I have not changed anything on my computer related to screen or text resolution. But one day I found every browser showing larger blurred texts. See the images. I have tried to change the size of ...
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Can't change monitor brightness

I've a Samsung SyncMaster B1930 Monitor. I've installed all the graphics drivers. I'm unable to set or change the monitor brightness because it says that MagicEco is ON. I've also downloaded some of ...
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Screen blinked with black patches

Once in a while, in random instance, a portion of my screen (maybe half of it) will blinking black patches for a milisecond. This happened even when I'm not in a game, e.g. browsing Windows Explorer, ...
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Display turned off black after suspend

On my Acer Aspire One725 Netbook, where I have installed ArchLinux, i have the problem that sometimes the screen is black after suspending the system. I have testet, that I can access the computer ...
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shifting between windows in byobu corrupts putty scrollback

I use byobu-screen through putty. when i use multiple windows and shift between them. the scroll back buffer of these windows gets intermixed, losing the whole purpose of scrollback. I dont want to ...
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Screenshot Windows 7 at higher resolution [duplicate]

I want to take screenshots of my Windows 7 desktop at a higher resolution than my monitor size (1920*1080). Here's why: I am making a video that would need to zoom in by a scale factor of 2 at various ...
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My PC is going to sleep immediately upon startup

My computer is acting very strange lately. Frequently, when I turn on my computer, the monitor immediately refuses to turn on - I just see the orange light and a message telling me the monitor is ...
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my computer fan shorted out

I just built a new pc yesturday and I powered it up and it worked fine for about 3 hours then I was moving the fans around inside and two wires from the led fans sparked and now my computer wont turn. ...
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Fixing Dell XPS 12 High DPI scaling

I have a Dell XPS 12 with a 12.5" Full HD display, extended onto an external 24" WUXGA display. With the default scaling, text on the Dell screen is unreadably small at normal reading distances, while ...
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How to make 4k happen on mbpr 13 with U28D590D?

So I'm trying to make U28D590D 4K monitor work with MacBook retina (13" Late 2013). So far I was able to make 30Hz over HDMI, but I'd like to get 60Hz via mDP. It looks like people can do it using ...
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Windows 10 Preview: Different DPI per monitor

Disclaimer: Actually I am on Windows 10 Preview, but I suppose the DPI features are the same. I heard Windows 8.1 supports per-monitor DPI settings. But whether checking or unchecking "Let me choose ...
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VESA DPMS not working with xscreensaver

I have a monitor fully VESA DPMS capable. I am using Gentoo stable with XFCE. For xscreensaver: I have the setting "Quick Power-off in Blank Only Mode" enabled. For xscreensaver: I have the setting ...
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Issuing On/Off command to Monitor

I am using Windows 7 with a AMD R7 Serise graphics card. I was wondering if/how i could issue a on/off command via the HDMI port when my computer shuts off/goes to sleep mode. I know that this card ...
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No graphics card

Can you use a display port or vga to view the terminal on a computer without having a graphics card? I am looking to buy a Lenovo Server with a Xeon processor which doesn't have a graphics card. Will ...
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LG E2242c-BN don't show native resolution anymore

I have one annoying problem regarding my monitor. Well, I have LG e2242c-bn and GF GT220. When I bought monitor (and I did it only to finally enjoy in full hd) things were ok for few months, it ...
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Monitors go black at login and UAC prompts in Windows 7 [duplicate]

With an EVGA GTX 650 and 3 monitors (2 DVI and 1 HDMI), the monitors 'turn off' momentarily (as if entering power-saving mode, i.e. the backlights turn off) after logging in or invoking an application ...
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Automatic brightness adjustment in windows 8.1

I'm having some issues turning off the automatic dim settings in windows 8.1. Whenever I switch to my desktop the screen darkens, if I drag a window into view it brightens again. I've tried setting ...
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Why is my second monitor doing this?

so I've had this setup for like, half a year now, and it just now started doing this as you can see, my second monitor is pretty old but after i reformatted my computer, it started having this ...
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Windows 8.1 Black screen and no safe mode [closed]

PROBLEM Cannot run Windows 8.1 due to black screen. No mouse pointer. Sometimes white cursor in top left. Cannot enter safe mode: get black screen but with a row of blue pixels at the bottom or a row ...
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Screen fails to release pty

On my linux box, when using screen I can open, read and write to a pseudo terminal with screen. After closing it (C-a k y) I can't connect to it again, without restarting socat, which provides the ...
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Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31S overheating

My laptop Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31S was working quite slow back in June and since I needed a computer I decided to get a PC instead. Now due to work need a laptop again, and tried to make it work rather ...
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Why RegEdit does not save my changes?

I have a windows 8.1 and my target was to decrease screen DPI from 100% down to 80%. Or from 96 down to 76. I found some kind of solutions from internet which tells me that, that kind of job can be ...
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Positioning a big monitor ergonomically [closed]

Searching the the web for information about viewing angles for monitors, I only come up with information (like OSHA) that was published before 24" was standard, and 30"-40" and multiple monitors was ...
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Maintain screen session when executing shell script on boot

Solved: I solved this problem by introducing a delay before executing the script: @reboot sleep 60; /root/start_server.sh On Ubuntu 14.04, I have a crontab entry set to run on reboot: @reboot ...
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Computer starts normally, then the screen freezes suddenly

As the title mentions, when it freezes, it displays replicated portions of whatever is on the screen at that time. Here is an example of a screen shot that i took. Even if i am in the BIOS, it would ...
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Screen Brightness no Longer Adjusts Immediately

I am not sure when this became an issue, but today I noticed that when I adjust the screen brightness on my laptop, it only takes effect after I either restart my computer or lower my laptop lid and ...
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Windows 8 display driver on Asus EE PC flare series 1025

I have installed Windows 8.1 on Asus ee pc flare series 1025. Everything works fine except that fact that display is working at resolution 600x800 and in Computer Managment standart display adapter ...
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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3 monitors on hd4600

I have connected 3 monitors via DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI. However only DVI and HDMI show. When I disconnect the monitor connected to the HDMI plug then the monitors on DVI and on DisplayPort work. ...
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How do I determine the correct settings for a 13w3/VGA cable?

I bought one of these things years ago, and never quite used it with my adopted SGI octane. I'd like to determine if the SGI works, but I bought the cable long ago enough that I can't remember how ...
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Teamviewer “show black screen” keeps the screen black after disconnecting

I connected to my laptop using TeamViewer from another machine and I had selected the option "Show Black Screen". After disconnecting I can't get my laptop display back :( I can see the screen ...
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Display IPS glow on DELL xps 13 (9333) [closed]

I have this ips glow (google's name) on my laptop's monitor when displaying the black color. Is that a common prolem? Is it normal? My laptop is under warranty (1 year). I contacted DELL, and ...
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Why is my display text blurry

I bought a new computer recently and when I connect it into my older Samsung display with a HDMI cable the text seems to be blurry. However if I connect my older laptop computer into this same Samsung ...
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monitor black out with lower resolution and unable to fix

i have a acer 1366x768 monitor and i use a hdmi converter to connect it to the cpu. so suddenly all the time it blacks out and goes to lower resolution and when i change back to 1366 it show input not ...
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Lenovo U310 Touch - replacement screens back light not working

I purchased a replacement Lenovo U310 touch screen, which works perfect except NO back light. If I plug the original cracked screen in, the backlight does work, so I am assuming the motherboard is ...
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Windows 8.1 - How to flip the screen like Linux?

I am using Windows 8.1 and I need to apply Linux-like, in Windows I have only those features http://www.wikihow.com/Rotate-Your-Computer-Screen export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xrandr --output $a ...
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Blurry image with new VGA Cable

I have a Samsung TV Monitor, which I connect to my Dell Laptop through the VGA cable that came with the monitor. So far, no problem with that. A few days ago I bought a new VGA Cable since I usually ...
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What is this window logo like white shade on my laptop screen?

I have a window logo like curvy large white shade on my laptop screen. It was not there a month ago. Can anyone tell the reason of it being there? I have turned the background color to black to make ...
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How to use laptop as a monitor for my desktop? [duplicate]

I have to use laptop for quite a few months now, because my desktop monitor is being repaired! I need to use my laptop as a screen for my desktop PC. How can that be done? Is that Possible?
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Does turning off the monitor drop GPU power consumption?

When I manually switch one of my monitors off in a dual monitor setup does the GPU drop power consumption and stop sending a signal to the monitor? Does it work the same way when Windows turns off ...
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Asus R9 280X and three monitors

Windows 7. Two of the monitors are connected through DVI and the last monitor is connected through HDMI. The HDMI monitor doesn't receive a signal. I've read that I need an active DisplayPort ...
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CRT Monitor - Position adjustment issues like Vertical, Horozontal, Trapezoidal, etc

I have an HP 5502 CRT Monitor. The monitors onscreen display OSD buttons are not working, unfortunately the complete display area is moved to middle so I can see only half of the windows and the ...
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Monitor wakeup lag

Ever since I have seen computers, a flat monitor took a short while to turn on after the computer starts sending a signal. Usually this time is somewhere between one and a few seconds. That's the case ...
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Changing the language in Windows 8.1 single language

I followed the instructions in this question How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? but now windows won't start properly, the screen is on but it's just ...
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How to improve monitor contrast ratio?

I bought a monitor recently, and altough it was quite cheap, it looked good enough at the store and most of the reviews said the image quality was good. When I got home and tried it I started having ...
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monitor is going to sleep

i have two windows 7 manchines that are saying monitor is going to sleep when i turn them on. the light on the monitor turns green and i have to press it and is saying that there is no video ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...