Digital Visual Interface is a interface for the transmission of video between a source device and a display device.

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SyncMaster 971p Connection Issue

I acquired a 2007 Samsung SyncMaster 971p, and have been trying to connect it to my computer. My laptop only has a HDMI port, and the monitor a DVI one, so I bought a HDMI-DVI cable thinking it would ...
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Frequency out of range

I bought LG 24" LED monitor (24MP47HQ) for my HP desktop (Elite 8200 SFF). If I increase the resolution to 1600*1200 or 1920*1080, then it says 'Frequency out of range' How can I increase the ...
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Host works fine with other monitors, monitor works fine with other hosts - but not each other

I've been trying to characterize and troubleshoot a monitor problem. Consider: Monitor A (NEC 1980SX) Monitor B (Acer AL2416W) Host A (HP Xeon PC w/ Win7 64bit) Host B (Macbook Pro 2012 w/ OS X 10.10)...
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How to connect Apple Cinema HD Display (2560 x 1600) if dual-link DVI fails?

I have Apple Cinema HD monitor (1600 x 2560), which is for years working with Mac Pro 1,1 (GeForce GT 430). I'm writing from it right now. The problem is that this monitor refuses to work with my new ...
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Computer does not display output to the screen

I am writing this post with connection to the new computer which I had bought recently. When I have plugged everything and turned on computer, then it is looks like running (light + DVD ROM are ...
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Tv shows lower res than PC is outputting

I just upgraded my graphics card, on the old one I used a dvi-I to vga adapter to my tv, however if i tried using an HDMI cable I got the proplem where the tv would show a pixzelated screen, I assumed ...
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DVI to HDMI/DisplayPort with 2560x1440

I am having two 2560x1440 screens with HDMI, DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort inputs (2x Dell UltraSharp U2715H). My goal is getting them to work with the following motherboard at their native ...
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HDMI to DVI Dual Link via displayport - Apple TV 4 to apple cinema display

I have been struggling with this one for the last two weeks. I have a new Apple TV (4) which I bought thinking it would be compatible with a 2010 DVI Apple Cinema Display 30 inch. Initially I just ...
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Stick media player turns monitor off

I bought a stick media player with HDMI output. I used an HDMI>DVI-D adapter to plug it into a Benq monitor (with DVI-D slot, I already tried DVI-I, which I had to refund, it did not fit). The monitor ...
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How connect two display to H81H3-AD motherboard using onboard video

I am trying to connect two display using onboard video, I have a DVI port and VGA, the DVI works fine but the VGA don't, even alone without the DVI. I'm using an H81H3-AD board. I was look for a ...
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Can't connect my monitor with DVI

My monitor has always been connected with VGA. I wanted to connect it with a DVI cable. I turned off the computer, connected the DVI and turn on the computer. I received nothing on the screen, ...
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What kind of cable do I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link)?

I was wondering what cable I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) on my LG monitor to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link) on my GPU and on-board graphics, respectively. I bought this DVI-D to DVI-D (both ...
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Dell monitor working with one HDMI cable, but not with others?

I have a Dell U2312HM monitor connected to a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop via a HDMI-DVI cable. I'm running it on Ubuntu 14.04. I had an issue with the monitor blinking from time to time (reported here),...
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Why isnt my laptop connecting to my external monitor?

Alienware M17X-R3 Windows 10 (this might be the problem...) DVI-D cable HDMI to DVI adapter ACER external monitor model no. G236HL For some reason, my laptop won't display anything on the external. ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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howto conntect hp zbook 15 g2 to 2nd display over acer k272hul daisy chain incl. convert to DVI)

here is my setup: laptop: hp zbook 15 g2 , no docking station acer k272hul (2560*1140) dell p2311H (1900*1080) the goal is connect to both displays to to the laptop and run at max resolution. For ...
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DVI cable trouble

I have a monitor E2360S that has double link digital DVI interface, also i have three graphics cards: and asus gtx 560 ti, gigabyte radeon 7870 and some very old radeon that has a VGA interface. Here'...
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3 Monitors on Lenovo T420s - Intel HD Graphics 3000

I have a Lenovo T420s with an Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 display adapter. The laptop is currently attached to a dock and the dock is connected to a monitor via DisplayPort and another via DVI. ...
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HDMI out on a tablet doesn't work with a 17" LCD monitor

I have a problem getting HDMI out of my tablet playing nice with video inputs of an old 17" monitor. Monitor in question is this, and the tablet is this. Monitor works just fine when connected to a PC ...
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Sound Output Through 3.5mm With HDMI Connected

I have two monitors (ASUS VH238-C) and I am trying to get sound to play through both of them. The current setup is as follows: Main monitor is connected through HDMI. Second monitor is connected ...
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Why doesn't my Analog output work on Radeon R9 280x?

I have a Asus R9 Radeon 280x. The outputs work fine with digital devices, ie those that use DVI or HDMI. It has one DVI-I dual link which is supposed to work with Analog sources like VGA (with an ...
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Should I get a second graphics card to have a dual monitor setup?

I bought a second monitor for my desktop computer. While setting it up, I realized it only has 1 VGA slot connected to my graphics card. There is one extra VGA and DVI slot at the back of the case, ...
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DVI-D Dual link won't let me boot past the bios (which it shows in triplicate stacked horizontally)

I've been using the same setup for more than 2 years when suddenly my DVI cable seems unable to deliver the 2560x1600 resolution that my monitor requires. It just flashes a triplicate of my BIOS (the ...
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Is my Monitor Non-Compatible with HDMI Cables?

I have two AOC e2050Swd set up for my computer. I'm trying to set it up so I can switch to a different system on one monitor (be it for gaming or watching a movie off a dvd player) but it doesn't ...
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Which cables I need to extend the Samsung Note 3 screen to the monitor (DVI-D dual link)

I'm looking for a solution to connect my smart phone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my monitor Acer S220HQL. This monitor has two connectors: VGA DVI-D dual link Actually the VGA connector is busy but ...
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Trying to hook up Dual Monitor Samsung S32D850T but can't get 2560 x 1440 using a ASUS GFX 970

I have 2 Samsung S32D850T 32" monitors (S32D850T) that work great through DVI however the top resolution I can get from them is 1920x1080. Of course the drivers of the graphics card (ASUS GFX 970) ...
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Will this DVI-D to VGA cable with integrated active converter work?

I have repeatedly made bad decisions about my choice of computer. I bought a desktop, read the side of the box and it looked pretty good. Did not check the type of motherboard. It's a Camphor ...
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EVGA gtx960 Super AC 2.0 - Wrong colour pallette while using CRT monitor and DVI-i to VGA Adapter

I'm experiencing a weird issue where my monitor, an old 19" CRT basically show close to no green levels. The monitor works flawlessly on another computer and I have tried 2 DVI-I to VGA connectors (...
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G-sync with a Displayport to DVI adapter

So I bought two AOCG2460PG screens for my new setup (nVidia GTX 780 SLI) but came across a slight oversight; I found that the monitors only support Displayport and that there's only one Displayport ...
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Auto-switch for AMD CCC

Is there anyway to automatize process for switching of screens in AMD CCC? I have 2 DVI monitors + 1 HDMI output for my TV which makes AMD CCC go crazy, because it refuses to join all screens in same ...
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Two devices, one DVI port

I have a PC, gaming console and use them with one monitor. Monitor has two ports: VGA and DVI. No matter if I connect PC or console using VGA the image on monitor looks blurred. The question is, can ...
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ASUS EAH 6850 triple monitor support- can't save display settings

I am trying to install a third monitor, but my computer wont save the configuration when I go into "Screen Resolution" and select "extend desktop". The error message is: Unable to save display ...
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Can an USB 3 docking station for a laptop handle 2 DVI 1920 monitors?

I am interesting in buying a laptop with an (universial) docking station to connect my two 24" DVI connected 1920x1200 screens, for both coding and casual gaming. I see more and more docking stations ...
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Monitor turns off after a few seconds - both monitors

Running into a weird issue - my second monitor started turning off after a few seconds today. I power off and back on, and it immediately powers off again after a few seconds. I tried a spare monitor ...
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Lenovo t420 multiple monitors

I have got Lenovo 420 with graphic card: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) I want to use two other ...
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Is it possible to detect unauthorized HDMI/DVI screen grabber? [closed]

We are a small IT company, potentially dealing with sensitive data, no top secrets but still. We would like to enable employees to work from home, connecting to their desktop using some remote desktop ...
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Connecting more than 2 monitors to PC

What are possible ways to connect more than two monitors to my PC? I know two ways: graphic card with more than two video slots two graphic cards to support more than two video slots. But what ...
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Third monitor flickering

I have a PC for professional use, that is used mostly for coding web pages and some low res videos. It is equipped with 3 x 24" monitors. Since I connected the third monitor to DVI with a DVI to HDMI ...
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What DVI cable do I need?

The DVI cable connecting my monitor and video card is too short and there is zero slack on each end. What kind of replacement cable do I need to order? I am not familiar with all the different ...
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Monitor just goes into sleep mode on startup

I've inherited a former colleague's desktop. It was lacking a hard drive so just received that, connected it up, plugged in a DVI monitor, and started it up.. the fans all start to run, and the hard ...
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Connecting my monitor to HDMI connection on my GPU make it behave like a TV

I have an HD5750 with a DVI and HDMI connections, I also have LG W2261V monitor that has DVI and HDMI connections. I want to buy a new monitor but it doesn't have a DVI connection, now when I try to ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 13 is not connecting to second monitor with HDMI to DVI-D

I own a Samsung SyncMaster P2270 monitor, and I tried to connect it to my Lenovo Yoga 2 13 laptop as a second monitor. The Samsung monitor has a DVI output input, and my laptop comes with a micro HDMI ...
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Multi-monitor issues with Radeon r7 200

I have a Radeon r7 200 video card with Windows 10. I am trying to set up three monitors 1 HDMI 1 DVI 1 VGA. I can get two out of the three of them to work. I am trying to extend the desktop to the VGA ...
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DVI-I To HDMI 1.3

I bought a DVI-I to HDMI adapter for about a buck and it didn't work. I have an old NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT with a VGA and DVI-I socket and a few years old TV with HDMI 1.3 . When I hooked it up ...
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What display cables and adapters should I use to connect a second monitor to GTX670?

I searched a lot and now I'm just confused with all those M/M, F/F, F/M cables. I have a GTX670 videocard with jacks DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort: The bottom-right DVI (with "plus") is used for my ...
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I have a triple monitor set up with an Alienware X51, only 2 monitors work at a time; but I had all 3 working for months..what happened?

I had a 3 monitor set up on my alienware x51, icore 7 3rd generation, gpu is a geforce gtx 555, running windows 10. My original set up had 2 monitors via dvi on the gpu and a 3rd monitor via hdmi on ...
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NVidia GTX 970: Second monitor disables when third is plugged in

I just got a new PC with a GTX 970 video card. It has a DisplayPort, HDMI and 2 DVI ports. When I plug a monitor into the DisplayPort and one into a DVI port, they work perfectly. When I plug another ...
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How does a computer get info about a connected monitor?

How does it get info, max resolution etc about it, for HDMI i could think of CEC, but what about VGA/DVI etc?
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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What DVI Ports Can I AndCan I Not Use With Other Cables

So I am getting a graphics card that has a Dual Link DVI-D output (x2). I only have a Dual Link DVI-D cable and a Single Link DVI-I cable at home however. My monitor allows a VGA and Dual Link DVI-I. ...