Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How do I get Windows 8 to properly default to the best resolution of my monitor?

After installing Windows 8(.1) I have the following problem: I have the LG-W2243S monitor. I got a PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 GHz Myst. Edition GPU, which I have installed the latest drivers from: ...
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What specs must a graphics card have to power a 5K monitor?

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but while looking for graphics cards to buy, I'm unsure how I could determine whether they support a resolution of ...
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Computer randomly loses signal to monitor

Around a month ago I build my first computer, and I've had no problems until now. For about a week my computer has lost signal to the monitor, is only able to be turned off from the PSU. (The fans ...
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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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Monitor, keyboard, mouse not receiving power, computer takes 4 attempts to power up

I have a computer with specs listed below. This morning I turned off the computer to install a pair of USB speakers (Logitech Z5). Afterwards, I turned on the computer, it would power up, but then ...
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How to fix the screen blackout in an HP Pavilion dv7-1240us

Many users of the HP Pavilion dv71240-us have had this screen blackout problem. After having the laptop on for a few minutes the screen goes black and there is no way to get it back to normal. Many ...
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Can I get a larger Windows 7 Remote Desktop screen than the real screen on the machine?

I have two Windows 7 machines: A) Has four 1920x1200 displays as the desktop. Windows sees it as two 3840x1200 displays. B) Has a single 1920x1200 display When I am using A), I'd like to RDP to B) ...
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How to boot to external monitor to see BIOS?

My laptop screen is working but I can only get the secondary display working when I close the laptop lid after turning on power. I believe external monitor starts up after the windows logo and such so ...
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How can I see bottom of dialogue box that is offscreen?

I've been searching for a way to get to the bottom portion of a dialogue box that spills below the edge of the screen. It's important that I get to it because it's where the save, default, cancel ...
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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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Display issues when using *any* remote control application? (WIn 8.1) [on hold]

I'm experiencing this weird issue. I tried a few apps (Teamviewer, Google Remote Desktop and another one I can't remember, which I found googling) and the windows don't display correctly. For ...
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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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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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TeamViewer without showing the screen?

I'm wondering if it's possible to connect to a computer through TeamViewer without having the screen show what you're doing. For example if it's a computer at home or at work which is standing where ...
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Network based monitor output to smart TV

TL;DR I want my TV to act as a PC monitor but due to the distance between my TV and computer, a normal (VGA/HDMI etc) isn't an option. How do I achieve this? I've got a server, that has windows ...
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Font/display all of a sudden too large

I use Windows 7 at work and have a two-monitor setup. All was well Friday afternoon, but this morning when I logged in, the computer decided it was time to switch my primary screen to the secondary ...
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Asus K43E monitor is flickering when brightness is low

My Asus laptop has been flickering/ flashing its screen after i turned it on, for like an hour of non stop flickering, its so annoying. then after an hour it stops and when i tried to low the ...
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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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Laptop as *primary* display for desktop PC via LAN remote desktop

As the title says, I want to use a laptop as the primary display for a desktop PC. There's a few added challenges to this, however: The desktop PC does not have a display device of its own. By ...
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How to turn off laptop beeping due to screen failed

my DELL N5110 felt on the ground and broke the screen. All the screen is white and it dims after a while doing nothing. Fortunately, I have a monitor and I can use laptop with it. PROBLEM: The ...
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Reduce brightness on laptop with Fedora 20 and Gnome Shell

So, I just gave up trying to get my screen brightness keys working properly and now I'm searching for a way to decrease the brightness of my screen artificially. Maybe there's a gnome shell extension ...
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Is it possible to enable software brightness control on Dell U2412M

Well, I just wanted this yes/no simple question to Dell e-mail support. Their web site required service code just to send an e-mail. Then I tried their "technical" chat support. Some Indian person ...
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Select DisplayPort for audio output

I can't get my head around a solution to output sound via DisplayPort to my monitor with integrated speakers. I have a MSI z87i gaming ac mainboard with no additional graphics or sound cards. My ...
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the display is black of the particular area I selected from sticky previews [closed]

the display is black of the particular area I selected from sticky previews .... any help?
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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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Dual display: Pressing 1 moves to primary, pressing 2 moves to secondary

I work with a dual display here at work. Now, this doesn't happen right at boot up, but once it starts, it doesn't stop until I reboot. If I press 1 (non-num pad), it will move my window to my main ...
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Adjusting overscan with onboard graphics?

I have just purchased a new monitor (AOC I2267F) and I am having issue with black borders around the edges of the monitor. I get this issue when using both HDMI and VGA (monitor has no DVI port), ...
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Laptop's screen brightness momentary random changes while on battery mode

My laptop's screen brightness momentary adjusts when doings several things, like when loading a web page, when scrolling up/down, when maximizing or minimazing a window. These changes in brightness ...
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What is the maximum resolution supported by a standard DVI-VGA adapter?

The DVI socket on my monitor is broken, so I decided to use the VGA socket. I used a DVI-VGA adapter on my graphic card end, since it only has 2 DVI sockets. It works but the resolution I can see ...
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How to monitor every traffic what goes through the router?with Fiddler? [closed]

How would be optimal to setup to monitor every computer/ traffic through router? I'm using Sophos UTM. Possibly with Fiddler or fiddler like application.
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Screen garbled only in certain windows

My screen starts getting corrupted/garbled once in a while(mostly when I'm playing DOTA). This does not happen in the game though, only when I ALT+TAB to the desktop. The screen goes back to normal ...
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Asus 704a laptop monitor not on and PC is on and functional

My ASUS laptop just got fixed and I have a 4GB RAM expansion added. The model is an ASUS r704a. It has as a factory default 4GB of RAM and an expansion slot for the new RAM I put in and somehow 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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Single Monitor act exactly like dual monitor?

Does anyone know if there is a way to make a single monitor act like a dual monitor with 2 totally seperated areas that are detected at the window's level. Eg. 2560x1600 monitor to show up as 2 ...
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HDMI passthrough overlay from Wii U to PC

I recently purchased a Wii U, and I really enjoy it, but I seem to have run into a usability problem. I only have one monitor, and it is not possible for me to purchase a second one. Therefore, I must ...
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SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display

The problem Most people want to connect to a server over ssh with the "-X" option in order to run GUI programs on the remote host using the display of the client. I would like to run GUI programs on ...
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Is it possible to fake a higher resolution?

I have a laptop whose monitor can only display up to 1366 by 768. However, I know that my Intel Integrated Graphics card can display up to 1920 by 1080. I wish to force my resolution to 1920 by 1080. ...
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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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Distorted picture on pc monitor

I have a friends pc that has a distorted picture on any monitor plugged in, picture is fine in safe mode, memory diagnostic is fine, drivers are upto date. Any possible causes or problems?
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How to fix white background of all webpages in all browsers?

For more that 2 years I am facing a screen resolution problem in my laptop computer which uses Win7 x86 (Ultimate). To describe you what exactly happens I will give you some examples. When the pc ...
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Why can't I access Open Hardware Monitor's web server from any other device?

I am trying to set up Open Hardware Monitor's web server and am running into an issue. I can't access the webpage on any other machines on my local network. I am hoping you all might be able to help ...
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Tool to adjust monitor's backlight brightness in Windows [closed]

Do you know of any tool for Windows that let me adjust the backlight brightness of a monitor?
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Dual Monitor Pc is slower

I will start with my PC spec >Win 7-64bit,AMD II X4-3.20GHz,8GB(4+4) RAM,GPU-asus geforce GTX 750 Ti 2GB DDR5 Well the problem now is my PC gets slower when I use both the monitors at same time,yes I ...
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Is my monitor faulty and I need to return it, or is there a quick fix?

I just bought a BenQ RL2455HM monitor. I was really excited until I opened the box, connected the power lead and turned on the monitor to see that it is not working properly. I cannot post any ...
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Windows cant see second mointor

So this problem is really strange because it only started happening today when my screen randomly lost signal (power still on). Now no matter what windows can only recognise one monitor, so I can plug ...
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After screen replacement, why do brightness changes take effect immediately instead of gradually fading up or down as before? [closed]

After changing my laptop screen due to some issues its brightness dropped immediately into new dimmed brightness. My first screen was slowly dropped into new brightness.
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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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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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What's going on with my monitors

So I have 2 monitors, one is Acer and the other is Samsung (don't think this matters at all) and something strange is happening. One will only work when the other is unplugged. For example my Acer is ...
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How to fix icons and text in programs that suddenly enlarged, on Windows 8.1?

A few days ago, my desktop icons and certain text in programs (eg the text in my Mozilla Firefox toolbars) suddenly enlarged, but I changed nothing. To confirm this uncontrolled suddenness, I just ...