Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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shaky screen on dell vostro 3360

dell vostro 3360 cable damaged. I took the screen apart as per answer to previous question to try reseat them. it looks like the cable is damaged or at least loose inside the screen hinge on the left ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

Click here for imageI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen in fact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to clock ...
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Screen flashing when certain programs are focused

My laptop screen is sometime flashing when it is battery powered. While I can live with it, what puzzles me is that it flashes under certain conditions (and not always): When on battery and Firefox ...
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Display distorted or no signal (various OSes) - graphics card broken?

I recently had problems with distorted display or no signal at all with xubuntu 16.04 and other OSes. It started when I wanted to use my monitor to play console using it's HDMI input. I was running ...
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Only use portion of screen

I dropped my MacBook on the floor and now the screen shows black lines (approx 1 inch wide) on the right of the screen, making this part unreadable. Is there a way to make my 13" computer act like a ...
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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Change screen resolution OS X El capitan

I changed some resolution settings using ScreenResX and after reboot my display screen doesnt show anything I cannot see the login screen I can only access the terminal but I can't clone any github ...
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Divide (Split but not Duplicate) HDMI/VGA/Displayport output into multiple HDMI/VGA/Displayport outputs

I want a cheap (not more than 50 USD) device to split (not duplicate) the HDMI/VGA/Displayport output from my DVD Player into multiple (preferably 6) outputs for my 6 TV (I will change to 4 TVs if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 uknown external display low resolution

I have fresh-installed Ubuntu 14.04 over the weekend on my Dell E6520. The nouveau driver didn't allow me to use maximum resolution for my laptop display. Switching to the nvidia (proprietary, tested) ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - Black screen on boot

Having trouble with an Acer Aspire 5742. After pressing the power button the screen backlight comes on but it stays black. The Windows(7) chime sounds and when plugged into an external VGA display ...
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Splitting 4K output to be displayed on 4x1080p screens without adding a gfx card

How can a 4K image from a single output be displayed on four tiled 1080p screens E.g. monitor 1 showing top left part of the 4k output, screen 2 showing top right part of the 4k output... ...
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Where is my Lock screen image file--

Apologies to the group. I got interrupted while I was working on the original, and decided to post it. On second look I see it was singularly uninformative. Original still quoted below: Here's a ...
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Laptop display randomly turns black

My dell laptop display randomly turns black. Sometimes it goes for some time with no problem than it starts turning black every minute or so until it starts “blinking” and at last it’s black most of ...
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Monitor and Keyboard in Laptop format

I am looking for a device that is in a laptop format, but does not have any CPU, HDD, or motherboard. I was hoping for a laptop-esque device to control a headless server with usb and vga/dvi ...
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Use external display from boot on Samsung laptop

I have a Samsung RV511 laptop, and recently my screen broke. I connected an external screen and it works fine, but only after Windows starts. I want to be able to use the external screen right from ...
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Dell Latitude D620 LCD display incorrectly

I have a Dell Latitude D620 laptop. It was free. When I got it, it worked fine for three days. Then, whenever I turn it on, the screen is a garble of blue lines and shakiness. I hooked the computer up ...
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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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Nothing Displays on Computer After Crash

I've been working on this for close to 4 days now, and decided I needed some more specific help than Google. Last Tuesday, I was running some semi-intensive programs (FL Studio 12, Visual Studio, ...
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Dell Inspiron 1746 screen goes crazy

I have a Dell Inspiron 1746 with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, 4GB RAM, Intel HD graphics. The problem is after an hour or few the screen goes crazy with a noise and colored lines and then the computer ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 display inverter

I own a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. The screen is not working, but I get a picture with an external display. I am told that the problem is the inverter. What is it and is there a way to repair it?
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Having display issues when trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya Cinnamon) on Dell Latitude D600

I am trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya/Cinnamon) on an Old Dell Latitude D600. I can boot the live CD, but when I try to install, I can't see the windows that are coming up on screen. I can see ...
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Dell Vostro 3700 Laptop Screen Back light Not Working - but its not the screen [closed]

I replaced the screen two times on a Dell Vostro 3700 laptop. It's a LED backlight screen supposedly (LTN173KT01-C09). When I put in the first replacement, it DID work at first, but only lasted a ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 does not detect Dell External monitor P221 2H

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 and recently got a Dell Monitor P221 2H. The issue is that the Laptop is not detecting the external monitor and Monitor is displaying "Entering Power save mode". I tried ...
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Laptop mysteriously goes blank

My Laptop screen turns off randomly The facts : Dell Studio 15 Laptop display randomly and mysteriously goes blank . Randomly comes back if I try turning it on and off about 10 times or maybe give ...
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Dell Vostro 3360 Computer Screen loose connection

My Dell 3360 Vostro screen is somehow loose in its connection between the screen and the main body of the laptop. The screen display is shimmering as a result of what looks like a loose connection. ...
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Can WINE provide support for 256-color only configuration?

Attempting to install and run MYST under WINE on OpenSUSE. I have had success with several other old games, but this one specifically requires a 256-color display. When I attempt to run the ...
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Dell Inspiron 7537 back cover replacement

Has anybody replaced a Dell Inspiron 7537 back cover? It's a touch display, which is working well but I need to replace the back cover, because the plastic layer between the cover and the display has ...
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HP ZR2740w 2560x1440 monitor and Dell M4800 not working together

I've got the two pieces of hardware above. For the dell m4800, it has the i7-4700mq and nvidia quadro k1100m running windows 8/10. Enabling or disabling switchable graphics from the bios doesn't solve ...
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Is displays of Asus x550ze and Lenovo g565 interchangeable?

I wanna replace display of Asus x550ze by another one from Lenovo g565.
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Stamps of fixed desktop elements on laptop display

I have some fixed widgets on my 8.1 desktop view. When I leave my laptop idle for some time and start using it again (something that covers the widgets-full screen) I get some stamp size images of ...
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Dell Monitor U2713HM will not display at 2560x1440 resolution on Windows 10

I have a Dell display monitor U2713HM and recently upgraded my Dell XPS desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Under Windows 7 the monitor runs fine at 2560 * 1440 resolution and I can run the Display ...
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Windows 10 screen resolution screwed after updating drivers

I upgraded my drivers with DriverPack Solution. Now my screen resolution is screwed. I can choose only between 1024x768 and 800x600. Also I don't have restore points. Any idea how to fix it? My ...
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How to use only part of screen, as if the monitor was a smaller one?

Water was sprayed on my 19" monitor and damaged some parts of it. I need a solution that will let me specify the screen area to be used by Windows, as if it was a smaller monitor. Its default menu ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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How do i connect to vga monitors to a hdmi laptop [on hold]

I want to connect my two monitors that have vga to my laptop that has hdmi but im no sure what cables to buy, im really confused about what cables to buy. I was thinking buying a vga to hdmi and ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels?

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using ...
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PC Stuck at boot screen

PC Stuck at boot screen set up as image below. What could possibly go wrong?
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Monitor intermittently not displaying any output when the computer starts

I have a problem with my PC that I bought two weeks ago. I formatted and installed Windows 8.1 64-bit. After some days my monitor stopped displaying anything whenever the computer starts, but the CPU ...
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Laptop doesnt display imagem and when it does it immediatly shuts down

so last time my computer was working fine until i left it turned on for a long time until The battery ran off. Now when i preSs The power button i hear The fan starting and The usual sounds it makes ...
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How to fix horizontal lines on screen appearing on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105-S4334. The screen shows horizontal lines. When connected to an external monitor, the display is normal with no lines. I tried replacing the screen and cables, but the ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Can I clean up leaking LCD in cracked laptop screen?

My laptop screen has been cracked, and now there is a giant black and purple mark all over the screen. Is there any way for me to clean this up so that it does not obscure my view so much?
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Dell 620 display is too bright to use

I have a Dell D620 with a display problem. In windows 7 the display seems to be too bright, the text is broken up, the only way to see the mouse is at a very oblique angle. Changing the brightness ...
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Doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP. Does anyone know how to fix it? Any helpful answers would be greatly appreciated!
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Laptop freezes when I plug in a new monitor displayport cable

I have a Dell Studio 1749 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card. I've just purchased a Dell U2713HM Monitor. I need to connect them Displayport > Displayport in order to acheive the ...
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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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Add custom resolution to Control Panel in Windows

I have an ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphic card, when I open CCC I can select many different resolutions. When I open Control Panel > Screen Resolution, I only get few resolutions (1920x1080x, 1280x1024, ...
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How can I show my windows in a non-mirror display (connected to a projector)?

The title is phrased pretty badly. It would be great if someone can improve it. My English is bad. Situation: I am going to do a presentation using a MacBook about my app. During the presentation, I ...