Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How is my cursor whiter than white?

I recently noticed my cursor was whiter than the background white (pure 0xFFFFFF). I originally thought it was an optical illusion as taking screenshots showed that both the background and the cursor ...
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Computer recognizes monitor only after I replug it

I got a Lenovo E73 with an onboard Intel HD 4400 graphics, which has a VGA and a DisplayPort. VGA works without any problem. But the DisplayPort only works after I re-plug the monitor when Windows is ...
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Samsung 18.5" monitor showing coloured line bottom of the screen

I recently(about 2 month) bought a Samsung 18.5 inch(MODEL S19D300) monitor from Amazon.in. All was working fine till today.But today when I Started my PC , it is showing colored line about 3-4inch ...
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What kind of display magic is this? Monitor shows picture only for few seconds

I have one (very)old display, and after system is started it shows picture for two seconds and than again went dead. And every time I turn monitor on/off it shows picture for 2 seconds. Normal picture ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the Hz of a monitor? [on hold]

I have a Dell 4k P2815Q monitor that runs at 30Hz. Dell makes another 4k model P2715Q that runs at 60Hz. I'm wondering what the internal difference is, and whether I can upgrade mine to 60Hz or more ...
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What is responsible for screen dim on laptop (Sony Vaio)?

So this is a minor issue that is bugging me slightly. I have a Sony Vaio SVS151190X laptop with Windows 7. I have it set so that after it's been idle for a few minutes the screen dims automatically. ...
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How can I view pdf meta-data in Windows Explorer?

I unsuccessfully used the "pages" feature in Windows Explorer, as well as in Directory Opus 10 and Free Commander XT (which I installed just for that reason, to try it out) to display the page count ...
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Configuration of 3 monitors set- ERROR (SAPPHIRE HD 6670 1GB)

I need a help with configuration of 3 monitors set. There are 3 output in this GPU: HDMI, display port and DVI. Untill now I had 2 and everything worked perfect. When I'm pluging 3rd one into my ...
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What is the difference between the Dell 1907FPf and 1907FPc monitors?

They look the same, but I'm worried the circuits won't be. Basically I have broken 1907FPf and I need to replace the power inverter board. I have found a broken 1907FPc for sale, and I'm wondering if ...
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OSX Yosemite - Flashing colored bars on screen

Running OS X Yosemite on a mid 2012 13-inch MacBook Air, I've noticed that flashing bars will occasionally appear on the screen for no apparent reason. Sometimes these bars are solid colors (often ...
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Screen brightness maxes out automatically when watching videos or playing games

The screen brightness maxes out automatically each time I am wath videos or playing games on my laptop (a Packard Bell EasyNote TSX66HR). What i have done recently: I bought new Samsung Evo SSD ...
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Monitor sleep in Windows XP does not work. Is there an add on to force it?

I have an EEE box with XP Home and a DVI connected TFT, and it does not sleep the monitor. It only starts working after I go to the energy control panel and turn it off and on again. Then the timed ...
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OSD not working on AOC q2770pqu monitor

I have a newish AOC q2770pqu monitor and it has been working ok until today. I usually use it with a DP connection, but this morning I want to use it with HDMI. I couldn't get into the menu system to ...
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Driver for AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200

I have Gateway NV53 nootebook and I just reinstalled my windows 7 . Before the reinstal I had display adapter - AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 like this - After I reinstalled the ...
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Graphics card utility that enables moving image(display) area of the screen to the right

Default resolution of my laptop's screen is 1366 x 768 if I change it to the 1280 x 768 Intel HD graphics utility let me choose to: Center the image(I got black stripes of equal size on the both ...
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Notebook display problem (multiplication)

I'm having some troubles with the display of a LG E500 notebook. The thing is that without any known reason the display starts to show the screen divided in eigth parts and each part show the display ...
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How to increase the screen resolution from 1024x600 to 1024x768 on HP Mini 210-4128er?

Installed Windows 8, and there for some applications a minimum resolution of 1024x768. And I have the properties of a maximum of 1024x600. Are there any ways to increase the resolution?
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HP Pavilion dv3 volume control display driver on Windows 7

I've recently bought an HP Pavilion dv3-2150ep and I'm having a hard time getting the volume control display to work as expected. The control is a back-lit touch-sensitive bar above the keyboard. Now ...
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Is there any way to share one laptop's monitor with another laptop?

As you may know, It is possible to connect two monitors to a single computer. I want to know if is there any way to use my ASUS laptop's monitor as a supplementary monitor for my VAIO laptop for ...
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Screen brightness setting maxed but not bright

Screen brightness setting maxed but not bright. Hello everyone, this is my first post regarding technical support ever, thanks in advance for any help provided. I have a Lenovo flex 15 laptop that ...
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Lenovo G50 laptop: Display goes goes blank randomly

The laptop has a windows(8.1) as well as a linux partition. The problem occurs in both operating systems. The display comes back on its own usually. It always comes back if the power button is tapped ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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Can't select high refresh rate with BenQ XL2720Z and 7970

I purchased a XL2720Z Gaming monitor which should be able to run at 120-144hz (I am using a DVI-D cable) and in settings it only lets me choose up to 60hz. I am trying to change the framerate in AMD ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute

My laptop screen goes black after about a minute of inactivity. I've already tried setting the Screen Saver to anything other than Blank and increasing the Wait but it still keeps happening. Also ...
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What causes coloured lines down my screen after it self shutdown?

I was in the middle of screen recording when my computer restarted itself. When it booted up, I saw this screen: Is it likely to be graphics card, hard drive or screen?
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Laptop Screen worked and now is blank on boot up/BIOS/POST

My laptop booted up fine however after I did a reboot now I do not see a POST or BIOS at all on a bootup. There is also no beeps and I hear the fans. The screen remains blank the entire time. I ...
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Refresh rates on LED monitors and eye strain

In the old days it was simple, anything less that a 75 Hz refresh rate on a CRT monitor hurt my eyes. Now things seem more complicated. As a programmer I spend a lot of time in front of my monitor, or ...
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How to have windows 8 windows adapt to a second screen lower resolution ? (surface)

I have a surface pro 3 (high dpi) with windows 8.1 and a second screen (normal dpi). When opening a window on a screen and switching this window to the other screen, it used to adapt gently. For ...
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Monitor won't come out of Power Save mode

I've seen a lot posts written by people having this problem and I've been trying for about 3 hours now to figure this out but I've had no luck. What I believe led to this was me trying to play a ...
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Want resolution 1600x900 for Lenovo G570

I am using Lenovo G570 laptop with 15.6 Inch of screen. It's maximum resolution is 1366x768 now i want to use it with my monitor of 20 Inch Wide SAMSUNG SyncMaster S20B300. I used VGA cable for it and ...
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Input not supported error in monitor after overclocking the processor

Hi please any help would be appreciated. Here is my PC specs AMD A4-4000, 4GB DDR-3 RAM, windows 8.1+ubuntu 14.04 My trouble started when i tried to overclock my processor by using the gigabyte ...
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup (running Windows 7)?

I want to be able to 'put the display to sleep' on one of my two monitors when it isn't needed, so it doesn't distract me or use unnecessary power. Ideally, the display would be asleep, but the OS ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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Player screen gets dark [closed]

My Monitor is LG MP 55 HQ 22 inch ips panel , when I play some video clips with any player (Km player , pot player ,Windows media player , VLC , ... ) Its good but in some periods the player ...
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ASUS VN248H-P Monitor green static/speckling over HDMI

The monitor gets a kind of green static while using HDMI cords. Some cords work better than others, but they all have this speckling of green on dark images. But when using VGA, it's fine. The ...
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Installing WINDOWS - 7 WITH secondary display enabled from the time of installation

We have MINI ITX motherboard, This board supports multiple display option VGA, LVDS..For this configuration we prefer only LVDS. Currently, we are migrating from LINUX to WINDOWS,Initial installation ...
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Does 2K or 4K media look better than HD on 1080p monitor? [duplicate]

Imagine that I have 3 different quality versions of the same media on my computer. HD(1080p) version, 2K and 4K versions. And I have 1080p monitor. Can I see any difference between them on my ...
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ViewSonic Monitor on Windows XP

The Brightness/Contrast Menu is frozen in the center of the screen and the bar keeps flickering up and down between brightness and contrast. As it is in the center of the screen I can't run any ...
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unable to show display

My IBM Think vision LCD monitor will no longer show any display. I have tried it on several PC's. When I boot up the PC, it shows a display for 1 second or less, then it goes black, but the power ...
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Is it possible to duplicate/mirror screen connected to different graphic cards?

My desktop has 2 HD 6450 graphic cards, each of them has one HDMI, one DVI and one VGA port. I connected 2 of my screens to the 2 HDMI ports on 2 cards, and I'd like to duplicate my 2 screens. ...
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Translucent dark colors in windows

There has been an issue bothering me for quite some time and I came here to look for support. On applications on my computer when they display darker colours they seem to be partly translucent. (Link ...
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My pc screen has gone mental, any ideas?

My screen used to have this issue a couple of months ago, then it faded. Now it came back again. If I squeeze the sides or move it aggressively, it will be normal again. But when I remove my hand ...
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Why is the display on my Acer Aspire 3820T-6480 darker than usual?

I have an Acer Aspire 3820T-6480 running Ubuntu 14.04 with an external monitor. I just restarted it after some updates and after the restart I noticed that the built-in display—AU Optronics (Model No: ...
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Dell E6420 (laptop) 14" LCD monitor Windows 7 driver

I have a Dell E6420 (laptop) in company. The Windows device manager uses "Generic PnP Monitor" for the 14" LCD monitor. It only has 1600x900, 1024x768, 800x600, while I was looking for a 1366x768. ...
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Status display after boot on Debian

I run some VM's and some of them are dedicated to several jobs. For example lets say that one machine is running samba and ftp services and another is running Apache and some database. Now what I ...
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A strange horizontal line on monitor

Running Fedora 21 Workstation. On my monitor, there is a strange horizontal line around 1/3rd the distance from the top. The line remains whether I am looking at a web page or working on a document. ...
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Can I safely replace a CRT monitor running at (1024x768) with a 21" TFT (1920x1080) HD monitor?

My archaic CRT monitor has a resolution of 1024x768. My GPU is an Intel 82945g chipset, CPU is P4, 1GB RAM running Windows XP. I want to replace the CRT with a TFT which comes with 1366x768 ...
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Two monitor, one with DVI-D connection, the other with VGA?

I have a problem. I have a SyncMaster SA300 (TFT, main monitor) monitor and a SyncMaster 591s (CRT) monitor. I want to use both monitors and share the desktop. My video card have a VGA port and and ...
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Computer turns itself on with only black screen

I have a computer, a Dell Optiplex 755, that turns itself on whenever it is being supplied power. It turns on, and all the lights come on, the fans spin, and the monitor does recieve input, but it's ...
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How to properly solder apple's thunderbolt to vga?

I just bought a cheap Thunderbolt to VGA conversor, for a macbook pro. It didn't work at all so I decided to open the case. I found a silicon lump and most of the cables just hanging there. Just as ...