Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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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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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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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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Can laptop display 144Hz on extern display?

I have a MSi GE70, and I think the screen can display 60FPS max, then 60Hz. But I would like to buy a 24' 144Hz, and I was wondering if I plug it with HDMI or DVI, the external monitor can display the ...
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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scrambling display in dell inspiron 15 i3

My system is dell inspiron 15 with i3 processor 4GB ram & integrated Intel® HD Graphics 15.6-inch HD LED-Backlit Display (64bit). The OS am operating on is windows 7. presently i am having a ...
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Monitor not working | VGA | Windows 8

Today I received my configured PC I bought off a supplier. I am using Dual screens and they are both VGA. One is gone into my VGA port and the other into my graphics cards DVI port (i used converter ...
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Default Two cables from one card to one monitor for pseudo-dual display?

This is a bit of an odd request but I hope someone can help me out with a solution or an explanation... :) I've bought an LG 34um95 monitor (34", 21:9 aspect-ratio) but also bought a Palit GTX 750Ti ...
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Lagging screen with Windows 7 guest machine running Oracle Virtualbox

My guest machine screen is very lagging, open a window then minimize it will remain the unresolved drawing on the guest OS's desktop. I try to increase the display adapter memory size but it doesn't ...
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How can I fix my laptop's display; it only shows white screen

I have an Acer Aspire 5739g laptop. My laptop's wireless was not working, so I opened the monitor to check the wireless cables and receiver. I pulled the monitor just a bit towards myself to see the ...
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Can I use 4 monitors with 2 SLI cards

I'm doing some research for my next build and I came up across a couple questions that I can't seem to find the answer for on google (I get different answers from each link) So. If I have enough money ...
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Working with multiple monitors [duplicate]

I have two monitors on my desk, they are both the same resolution and screen size, but they are from different manufacturers - one is LG, the other is Dell. Using their default settings, the two ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T400 not getting past boot screen

so as the title suggests I have got a Lenovo T400 from a friend who wants me to fix it for them. It does not get past the splash screen and whenever I leave it on for about 5 seconds or so it just ...
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How to fix active windows in Windows 7?

I have 2 monitors. I want to have opportunity keep one maximized window at one monitor and my usual desktop on second monitor. Problem is when i try to extend 2 monitors i can't use some windows on ...
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Display corruption when switching virtual terminals in Linux

I run Fedora (currently version 16, but this problem has been around a while) and occasionally when I switch virtual terminals (VTs) the new VT shows a corrupted version of some data that was ...
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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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No VGA signal after installing ubuntu server

I installed ubuntu server 14.04.2 couple days ago on an oldish computer (This one). And i was able to install it just fine and the VGA seemed to work after i booted it up for the first time. Now i ...
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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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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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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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Not given option for native monitor resolution

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise edition 64bit. I have the HP LP3065 monitor and (I think) I have the Intel HD Graphics 4600 adapter (at least that's what the driver is). I'm stuck at 1280x800 and ...
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How can I connect my laptop to TV on wireless network

Just wondering if my laptop is compatible with my WIDI compatible TV. My laptop configuration says Network adapter - DW1530 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card Processor - Intel i5 Graphics- Intel® HD ...
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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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Invert display colors

Is it possible to invert display colors on Windows like Macs can? I have nVidia GeForce 6200 graphics card and 17" Samsung SyncMaster display.
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Asus X550JK laptop has yellow tint [closed]

My new Asus laptop's display has a yellow tint, but I don't have (or can't find) any Asus Splendid software installed. Could there be anything else?
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Trying to identify the cause of this display corruption

I don't actually know where the root cause of this issue lies or even how to accurately describe it so I will do my best to provide the details of the situation. Hopefully someone will have a better ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 HiDPi to Full HD external screen

I just got a Dell XPS 13 2015 and I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything is working fine with the exception of using an external display. The resolution on my laptop is 3200x1800, my external screen ...
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Mouse gets stuck in lower edge of screen on portrait oriented window

I have dual monitors running on a laptop. laptop monitor 22" monitor the 22" is portrait oriented and when I try to move the mouse back and forth it will get stuck in the 22" unless I am high ...
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Screen brightness randomly set to lowest setting Lenovo ThinkCenter

On multiple ThinkCenter machines at the office, the screen brightness on the desktop displays is being set to the lowest setting. Using the monitor HUD the brightness can be changed again, but doing ...
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How to make the Extended Display desktop picture the correct size?

I am using a 24" Samsung Monitor (Connected via HDMI with a highest possible resolution of 1920x1080) to a Windows 7 laptop (Toshiba with a highest possible resolution of 1366x768). When I extend the ...
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No Display Device listed under Color Management

My monitor, a Dell S2340L, is not being listed under Color Management. Any solutions for this? I'm using Windows 8.1 fully updated. I have tried sfc /scannow but it has not helped me.
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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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Can someone who follows monitors bring me up to speed on where we are in the product life cycle? [closed]

I bought a 1920x1080 monitor June 2013 for $130US I think, now they're $100 or $110. Isn't it about time for 1080p to go into clearance mode and get the hell out of here? Are people blind or ...
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Ubuntu's max resolution is 1024x768 (unknown monitor)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and the max resolution it's letting me choose for the monitor I currently have plugged in - a 1280x1024 monitor - is 1024x768. The description for the Monitor is "Unknown". ...
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How to turn on DPI scaling for just one monitor? [duplicate]

I have two 1920x1080p monitors. One is kinda further away on a secondary desk though. I want to increase the display scaling on that monitor, so it's more readable from the distance I'm at. How can I ...
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Windows games runs slow, with brand new large monitor

I recently bought the awesome ASUS PB278Q monitor and was happy with it until I launched Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3. The game performed awfully on my Windows 7 machine (lags, freezes etc.), ...
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want to make text size 15% bigger in Win 7

The text in my 17 inche secreen is small so I changed it to 125% (medium) but I also did not like that because it is now a bit big in the size. How can I make it something like 115%? because there are ...
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I cannot reduce the brightness of my laptop's screen monitor

Since a while i'm not able to reduce the brightness of my screen I don't know why! I've tried using the shortcuts but it doesn't work but the other shortcuts work like for the volume, the wifi... I ...
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Quad HD display on HP Spectre x360 running Windows

I want to by a new laptop and I am seriously considering Spectre x360 13-4005dx. There is one concern I have and that is the Quad HD Display. I have never used a Windows machine with that resolution ...
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Resize terminal Emacs window to fit when resuming a Screen session from larger display in Ubuntu

Whenever I start a GNU screen session running GNU emacs (nw, so in terminal) on my desktop with a large monitor, then resume it on my laptop, emacs still thinks it's on a large monitor. This means as ...
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Eizo radiforce g31 is mirrorring desktop in the same monitor

I have an Eizo Med-X4900 connected to a Eizo RadiForce G31 monitor on windows 7. The problem is that I get the desktop duplicated in the monitor, also the BIOS is mirrorred so i think it has nothing ...
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Dual Monitor, Dual Actions

I have a simple dual monitor setup, and I need to use to very similar programs simultaneously. For instance, if I click on program1 which is on one monitor1, it will simultaneously click on the other ...
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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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How to start a program on a specific monitor?

Is there any way to open 2 websites on 2 different monitors at windows start and start up in full screen? And lock them there in place? Only thing i have found is a script in ultramon for IE but it's ...
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What does 1080p mean in laptop resolution?

Dell is selling a laptop (Studio 15) where the options for screen resolution are 720p, 900p, and 1080p. What do they mean? I've found a Wikipedia entry that lists the old confusing (UXGA, WUXGA, ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Can I replace my 15.6 LED laptop monitor with a generic model

I want to know if the monitor screens found in laptops are standardized in such a way that I don't need to track down the original monitor. Will any 15.6 LED smooth in nicely with my laptop?
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Lock screen after auto login Debian/Ubuntu

My situation: Need auto login for my Wheezy. Sometimes I'm away from my PC when it rebootsso I need to lock the screen after auto login. When I type /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver-command -l it locks ...
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Windows 7 support for Mobile Intel 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family

Are there any drivers compatible with Windows 7 for the Mobile Intel915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family VGA adapter? Intel's site says it is discontinued: ...
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Can I connect 2 laptops to 1 monitor which has 2 HDMI ports?

I am looking at this Dell monitor - Dell U2414H. Website: http://accessories.ap.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=my&cs=mydhs1&l=en&s=dhs&sku=391-BBNB&redirect=1 Connectivity 2 ...