Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Monitor not fully turning on and producing loud noise

Today my old Acer monitor, which is connected to a PC through a DVI-D cable started to produce quite loud (in comparison to barely noticeable sounds many monitors emit) persistent sound on startup. ...
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Why does nano not redraw the screen correctly on some systems?

This is a weird one. On some of my Debian systems - but not all - I get strange corruption in certain terminal programs, such as nano. It does not happen, however, when using less. In this particular ...
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“Computer guy” upgraded my processor, now screen had flickering color lines

After paying to have my 3.4 single core cpu upgraded to a pentium D 945. Computer is dell Optiplex gx620 and OS is windows XP. Has 4gb ram and the graphics card is geforce gt 430. I know it's not the ...
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Dell LCD displays don't sleep when disconnected

Many of my co-workers use laptops. When they disconnect them and take them home, the external Dell LCD displays (1907FP, 1908FP, 2007WFP, etc.) stay on, with a graphic indicating that there is no ...
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Windows 10 VGA output suddenly stopped working

I am running windows 10 on my alienware x51(with a GTX 555), and my AOC 23.6" monitor(connected with a VGA cable) won't show any image after windows starts. I can see the booting screen and enter ...
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How can I copy the output from a remote command into the local clipboard?

I use iTerm2 as my terminal client in Mac OS X. On the local system I can use pbcopy and pbpaste to transfer data between the system clipboard and the terminal, but of course this doesn't work when ...
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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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Black screen after CPU upgrade

So iǘe been wondering around for an answer to my problem but nothing quite fits. I have a good 'ol HPg62 and I upgraded the CPU from the factory P6000 to a core i5 that I have salvaged from a asus ...
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How to change display number from 2 to 1?

I have a LG display and a Sony tv plugged into my pc. A week ago I installed a new graphics card and changed from Nvidia to AMD. After that change I have a problem with my display setup. In my setup ...
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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Trouble running three monitors on PC

i have a PC nvidia 960 graphics card. My setup is: - Main center DVI monitor (144hz) - Left side VGA monitor (60hz) - Right side VGA monitor (60hz) I am able to run my main DVI monitor at 144hz and ...
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Monitor showing up as generic non-pnp monitor, and hdmi not working.l

So, it all started friday when I went to a lan event with my friends, When I set up my computer there the resolution was screwed up and my monitor was showing up as generic non-pnp monitor. I tried ...
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How do I use select/option with menu to change screen elements?

I'm using Microsoft Access. I'm able to (using Dreamweaver CS5) populate a select/option properly. Once selected I want to further populate other display items: once "John Smith" is selected I want to ...
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LED TV Standby vs unplug from electrical outlet

So I have a LED TV that cannot be completely turned off (only standby) unless you unplug the cord from the outlet. My question, from a hardware lifespan perspective, is it better leave it on standby ...
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Could I Make My Custom PC Have Any Resoultion? [on hold]

Ok, so I know this is a dumb question, but could I make my custom PC have any resolution. I have a 1080p monitor, so could it run it well? I'm asking this because I plugged my monitor into my old PC ...
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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When a window is maximized the top right and top left sides are cut off

I noticed a few weeks ago on my backup PC that if I maximize a window the caption buttons (close, minimize, maximize) and the top left side of the window seems to expand past my monitor (cutting it ...
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Fix screen flicker in Windows 8.1

My notebook screen does not flickers in Linux (dual-boot alongside windows)-means my screen hardware is working. While Google-ing for this issue I found that it can be fixed by checking the box under ...
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Weird choppy video on my new UHD monitor [duplicate]

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this: I just bought a 32" UHD monitor (from here), and a new graphics card (an NVidia GT 730, this one) to drive it. The resulting picture is gorgeous, ...
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ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor Windows and DisplayPort issue

I have an ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor plugged onto the DisplayPort output of an MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4G. The monitor is configured to use DisplayPort 1.2. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. The ...
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High pitch noise when monitor displays anything in table form

I've come across a lot of posts handling noises of batteries, computers, chargers,... but what I'm experiencing, I've never seen before. I'm working on a LG Ultrawide monitor 29UM65 (ratio 21:9). ...
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Raspberry PI and laptop screen

I want to connect a mobile screen to the Raspberry PI in the cheapest way possible. I don't mind if I attach a touch screen (if it's possible) to it or an old laptop screen. How would I be able to ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop: How to turn off the display of the remote computer?

I'm accessing a remote Windows computer via my Chromebook, using Chrome Remote Desktop. Is there any way to configure the computer such that the display will be turned off, but it won't go to sleep ...
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Need for Display Adapter of Acer Aspire One D270 on Window 8, 64 Bit.

I have installed Windows 8 on Acer Aspire One D270 and I cannot change its display settings because of driver.please help me in finding one for this machine. Thanks
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No display on boot after changing hard disk. Motherboard fried?

I just put a new SSD in my computer, replacing an old one. Something I've done plenty of times before but this time when I powered-up the PC I get no display. When I press the power button all the ...
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ASUS PB238Q Yellow tint

I bought the said monitor around 5 weeks ago and have been using it with a blue rigger DVI cable with no problems. Anyway, tonight I got in from work and used the PC for around an hour, everything ...
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Read specific page from pdf document and display pdf page to specific user

Every month I have pdf file with 40 pages, and I upload file to folder on webserver. Every user on internal company website have his own page in that pdf file. How to display specific page to specific ...
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Is there any general way to control the external display menu from unix?

A lot of modern LCD monitors offer a menu to select the input source, change brightness, etc. I would like to access the features of this menu from the terminal on my computer (either Linux or OSX). ...
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LCD display regularly loses input from PC

For the last a few weeks I have been experiencing a really annoying problem with my PC. It runs for around 10 hours. Then suddenly the LCD monitor goes completely blank (display "no signal"). When it ...
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Extra display shown, no display connected

For some odd reason, my laptop says in display properties that another display is present. I can move my mouse to said display, and generally use it as if it were an actual display, but there are no ...
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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 to disable screen orientation hot keys

I'd like to disable ctrl+alt+arrow keys changing the screen orientation. I've seen here that this is a function of the Intel graphics driver. So I followed the directions and disabled hotkeys in the ...
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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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windows 10 dual screen

my setup jumps between screen 1 and 2 and resets to screen one. whenever I move a tab to screen 2 it will be stable for most of the time, however the windows will start jumping between display 1 and 2 ...
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Easiest way to share screen with students without using internet [duplicate]

I am teaching basic programming skills to a group of 8 students in High School. It is becoming increasingly irritating to have to constantly write down syntax in a white board rather than just show ...
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Linux 'screen' command - Start a screen and something to run in it at the same time?

I'm a big fan of the linux program "screen" which allows me to start a screen within a SSH session which can stay alive after I disconnect. More info about screen here Is there a way I can start a ...
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Output

I just bought myself an Asus Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. When I bought it I was led to believe it had both DisplayPort and HDMI, to which I later found out its limited to the DisplayPort. I have an ...
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Get display resolution from windows command line

I have seen several suggestions about programs to change the resolution from the command line. However I just want to display it, not change it. On linux I can use xrandr or xdpyinfo to get this ...
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Why are laptop screens sized the way they are?

We've been discussing this in the Comms Room on Serverfault, and thought it might make a good question on SuperUser...especially if there's a clear answer. The hope is that it is a Good Subjective ...
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How will running two displays (same image) affect performance

I want to run the same image on two screens the colour should be the same and so should the red but one is a slightly bigger screen would this affect the performance of the Pc I have a GeForce gtx ...
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What is the best way to monitor CPU, disk and memory usage of a single application in Linux?

I do not want to monitor the system's performance with something like vmstat, because it will provide more general information than what I want. I know time provides CPU usage data of the executed ...
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Can my lcd monitor be fixed?

I have Samsung monitor manufactured in 2006. Model: 740n [R] D. It won't show image. When computer is asleep the light on the power button of the monitor pulsates normally. But when the computer is ...
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Monitor is flashing through camera but not in the naked eye

Two monitors: Samsung T23C350 - Samsung 2243NW Lets call the first A and the other B. A is a LED monitor with a 2ms response time (in specs) with a native resolution of 1920*1080@60Hz B is an older ...
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Connecting laptop to desktop computer without VGA/HDMI to share screen

Can I connect my laptop (MacBook Air) to external desktop computer (HP) without using VGA or HDMI since my Desktop computer has only USB port? My ultimate goal is to represent laptop screen on my ...
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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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Is the laptop screen physically damaged

My laptop screen has been flickering on and off for a couple of months. I have had this laptop about four years. Please see the image attached. The flickering used to stop after a few minutes, but ...
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Can't open display after reattach screen session

When I first start my screen session my X-display works. I.e., I can start X-apps like xterm, etc. However, when I reattach my previous screen session, from a different X, the X-display no longer ...
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How to adjust monitor's backlight brightness in Windows

My monitor is more than an arm's length away from me, so adjusting its backlight brightness is quite inconvenient. Is there a way in Windows to adjust the backlight using the keyboard and/or mouse ...
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Aver monitor gone dark in one corner?

I was just on my PC watching a Livestream and suddenly the bottom right corner has gone darker than the rest of the screen almost like a shadow? I haven't done anything to the monitor.