Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Graphics card to power a 5K monitor [on hold]

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but I'm unsure what graphics cards can handle the resolution of 5120x2880. The monitor is driven by 2 display port ...
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Windows 8.1: 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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How many monitors can I attach?

What is the maximum number of monitors I can attached with a laptop (Lenovo T440) that comes two usb ports, one VGA port and one mDP (miniDisplayPort)?
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How can I write a simple script for the Ubuntu terminal which turns off the screen for X seconds every Y minute?

I am quite tired of getting a headache when working with the screen for too long periods of time. That's why I want to test the following... How can I write a simple script for the Ubuntu terminal ...
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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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Windows 7 - Can I “Make text and other items larger or smaller” different on separate displays? The selection applies to all 3 of my monitors

I use three monitors. One is my laptop, and the other two are large Dell monitors. In the "Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution" screen, I can change the ...
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In Windows 7, why won't my display stay off despite the power settings saying it should?

I'm completely stumped by this. My simple use case is that when I'm in bed, I use a cordless mouse to browse the web, watch videos, etc. - the monitor is across the room. When I'm going to sleep, I ...
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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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TV or Monitor for store showcase

I want to embellish my shop showcase with a TV or Monitor. Basically to 'project' presentations ( '.ppt', pictures, perhaps videos ) The showcase is in street side usually at shadow. Signal will be ...
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How can I mount my non-VESA display on a VESA arm?

I have a non-VESA 21" LCD display from 2003, and I want to put it on a VESA arm. I figured I would at least find some sort of overpriced industrial solution for this, but so far I've found absolutely ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Installer goes to black screen after logo

Well, as anyone that can see my previous questions knows, I am currently in the quest of putting windows 8.1 or 10 TP on my chromebook C710-2856. I finally managed to create a bootable windows 8.1 ...
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Broken Screen Cover [on hold]

I use HP ENVY TS 15 laptop (details below) and I cracked the glass that covers the screen (digitizer). The screen itself performs well but the glass is cracked. The only place I could find this part ...
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French accents not displaying correctly in Chrome under Windows 7

I use both English and French in my everyday work as a translator, so I don't have any keyboard-related issues. For about two months now, all my accented French letters are displaying incorrectly, to ...
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Connecting 24 monitors to one PC

I need to connect 24 monitors to one PC. The requirement is to run different web browsers windows on each monitor for exhibition purposes. Is there any way to accomplish this mission? Does anybody ...
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What's the correct monitor height for large monitors?

Conventional ergonomics guides suggest aligning the top of the monitor to where the operator looks at straight on. It seems doubtful that that still applies to today's 24" and 30" and larger ...
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Lenovo thinkpad edge e431 display upgrade [on hold]

I have laptop lenovo edge e431. With this display: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Lenovo-ThinkPad-Edge-E431-6277-B2U-Laptop-Screen-14-LED-HD-Without-Touch-/281385524000 Could I replace the old ...
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X11 window doesn't take up whole screen in OS X Yosemite

I'm running a remote piece of software on my macbook via ssh (Lumerical FDTD Solutions). When I open this software GUI, it opens an X11 window. I'm having issues resizing my X11 window. The top of ...
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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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Monitor receives NO SIGNAL after moving computer/changing resolution; I've tried all suggestions on the internet to no avail

Specs Computer: Dell XPS 420 OS: Windows Vista (Not sure 32-bit or 64-bit) Motherboard: Dell BTX motherboard CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 RAM: 2GB (not sure) Graphics: GeForce 8800 GTX ...
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screen: Must be connected to a terminal

I am running a Java program, and with the Java program, I run a Python script. The python script (with subprocess.Popen) runs the command screen -x hg1 -X stuff "jsp sign edit status1 2 test line ...
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New monitor and eyes problem

I recently bought a LG FLatron W2442PE monitor to use it as external and main monitor for my macbookpro 15 (2008) using a dvi conector. I use a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz, and all the monitor ...
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How high should my monitor really be? [duplicate]

Most sites I checked out suggested for the monitor to be at, or slightly below, eye level, however, many of these websites were 10+ years old. Other sites said that it should be much higher than at ...
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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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Screencasting from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface [on hold]

what are the best hardware or software solutions you can reccomend to screencast from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface ? To clarify, I'm not trying to remote into the laptop from the ...
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6870 Wont Accept 3 Monitors?

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870, and I am using a DVI I to VGA, HDMI to DVI D, and a mini display port to HDMI and only 2 displays work. I have tried all combinations with them.
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multiple monitors “The display settings could not be saved”

I have a 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 270 (ATI) graphics card. Everything works fine with 2 monitors, but when i try to add a third monitor in screen resolution settings this error shows up: "The display ...
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Power turns on, No display

I own a Gateway NV-53 It is 4-5 years old.. Last night when i turned it on, power light turned on, i heard the sound of the CD drive,but there was nothing on the display! When I brought it to a repair ...
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Windows 8 AMD catalyst 14.4 display adapter

I have AMD radeon r7 260x graphics card and a Asrock H61M-GS motherboard. The problem at the moment is that in device manager only display adapter drivers that appear are: Intel(R) HD graphics ...
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Use a LCD Monitor as a TV

Firstly let me say that I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question. If it is not then it'd be nice if a moderator could move it to the appropriate forum. I have a 22" LCD Samsung ...
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Turning DisplayPort monitor off disables monitor completely

I have 2 monitors connected to a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660: Left is 1920x1080 via DVI (Samsung SyncMaster 2443BW) Right is 2560x1440 via DisplayPort and is set to Primary (Samsung SyncMaster SA850) I ...
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Running 1080p on 4k resolution display

The native resolution of my laptop's 15.6" display is 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, I found that the graphics on many applications didn't scale appropriately for this resolution, and were ...
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Display Scaling Law

Is there a Moore-like law (presumably named after someone else) for screen and camera resolution? My new laptop being 4K and seeing the phrase '8K' made me wonder. I wasn't able to find such a law ...
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Is CRT degaussing really dangerous for nearby laptops?

I have an old CRT connected to laptop as a secondary display. As you know, when CRT turns on it degausses itself; remember that sound when you turn it on, or force degaussing through menu. CRTs ...
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The aspect ratio of a computer monitor is 4:3. If the screen resolution is set to be 1024* 768, what is the aspect ratio of pixels? [closed]

The aspect ratio of a computer monitor is 4:3. You have a choice of changing the screen resolution by making the appropriate adjustments. If the screen resolution is set to be 1024* 768, what is ...
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can fluid from a broken laptop screen run into your computer and ruin it?

my laptop screen is broken. and when i had it repaired they said there had been fluid in the machine, and that had to be repaired too. but i can't remember that i spilled some liquid on the machine, ...
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How to disable automatic brightness setting on LG monitors?

I got two LG monitors (both 23MB35PM) which have an annoying and distracting feature of automatically changing their brightness at random times, probably due to some power saving mechanism. How can I ...
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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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why does my Pc not able to power on

Am using windows 7 CPU till last week its working fine ,last week change the pc location to other from that time display wont come, but when power on CPU its getting on and also i checked the ...
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How to connect LG display to HP Elitebook

I'm trying to connect an LG display with an HP elitebook. I'm using a DVI-D to VGA cable. The display is not reading any data from the laptop at all. What do I need to do to make this work? Is the VGA ...
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Non-Apple monitor with DisplayPort not recognized by a Mac

I just got a new monitor: an Acer B276HUL. Its native resolution is 2560x1440. I didn't do my research before ordering it; that resolution is too high for single-link DVI! So I have yet to see it ...
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Dual monitor - screen gets blurry when I watch a youtube video in full screen mode

I have two monitors. When I open a YouTube video in full mode, everything on second monitor goes blurry. When I exit out of full mode, the blur goes away. What is that and is there a way to turn it ...
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Water spilled over LCD screen, small and growing black dot portion appears on the bottom of the screen

Yesterday I accidentally spilled some water over my 22 inch LCD Dell Monitor’s Screen and after 15 minutes I saw small black portion at the mid bottom of my screen and it keeps on expanding. What ...
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Windows: Monitor Access to Environment Variables?

Programs (on Windows) often expect certain environment variables to be set. However, the name of these environment variables is often not well documented. E.g.: Does Eclipse expect %MINGW_HOME% or ...
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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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How to rapidly switch between two desktop settings?

Is there some way to set up shortcuts to easily switch between having two monitors extended or duplicated simply? Perhaps a powershell script that would set it to one and another powershell script ...
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How can I dim my computer screen beyond the minimum?

I usually just use Fn + Left or Fn + Right to adjust my screen's brightness but the minimum settings are still too bright for me (especially when I'm working at night). I tried going through the Power ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute - but I don't have a screensaver

Similar to Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute Anyway, I do not have a screen saver set....so...does that mean Windows 8.1, by default blanks out the screen whether a screen saver is set or ...
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Can I wake up my laptop when I plug in monitor?

Do you know if there is an option to make your laptop wake from sleep/hibernation when you plug in a monitor? I have a windows 8 toshiba laptop, and I would like to be able to just take it out of my ...
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Possible to know whether a DVI-connected monitor is on via software?

Is it possible to determine via software whether a DVI-connected monitor is currently powered on? (Windows 7)