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

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Converting DisplayPort to DVI-D

Graphics Card: ATI FirePro V5800 (FireGL) - http://www.amd.com/us/products/workstation/graphics/ati-firepro-3d/v5800/pages/v5800.aspx Current setup one 17" IPS connected to the DVI port Two ...
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have ...
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“No Signal Detected” on monitor when plugging HDMI in monitor and DVI in PC

I have two monitors, a Viewsonic VA2231w-LED and an ACER H226HQL. The Viewsonic has only VGA and DVI connections, while the ACER has VGA, DVI and HDMI connectors. My problem stems from the fact that ...
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Triple Head 2 Go Digital Se

I am trying to connect my TripleHead2Go Digital SE, to 3 VGA monitors, It is unclear if they are incompatible since I had to get VGA to DVI converters. I am not sure if it just doesn't work with VGA ...
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Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
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Can using a DVI-Displayport mini adapter increase screen resolution in clamshell mode?

I often use my MacBook Pro (model 8,1) in clamshell mode (i.e. integrated screen closed) with my Samsung 24" SyncMaster2443 screen. However I perceive the image on the screen as somewhat blurry, ...
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No video output from MiniDP laptop to DVI monitor via mDP hub

My Lenovo Thinkpad S430 has two ports: miniHDMI and miniDisplayPort/Thunderbolt Now I purchased a miniDisplayPort hub 1-3 input is miniDP and output is HDMI, DisplayPort and DVI. My external ...
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DVI-VGA issue wih new nvidia drivers after electiricity down

i am using an old laptop (clevo with nvidia go 7950 GTX), Acer monitor(DVI), windows7(32-bit) I was using forceware 2xx drivers before electiricty gone, after electiricty came monitor was not ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to single display port

I just purchased Lenovo Thinkpad S430 i have two external ports: 1x Mini HDMI 1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) GPU: Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia 620M Optimus GPU. I purchased this notebook soley for ...
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Connect two monitrors to one computer

Specifics: HP Pavilion Elite HPE-350t CTO Desktop PC Windows 8 Pro Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Processor 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics ...
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What kind of lag should I expect when gaming with a KVM?

I've got an iMac, and am going to get a PC for purely gaming. I'm going to use a KVM to share an external DVI monitor, USB keyboard, and USB mouse between the iMac and the PC. What kind of lag or ...
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3 displays with AMD Radeon HD 6900 series; 2 DVI 1 HDMI

I have two monitors plugged into the two available DVI slots plus a 40' HDTV plugged into the one HDMI slot. However when I try to extend my desktop onto the TV it automatically disables my secondary ...
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DVI works on boot but doesn't work after boot

I have a dual monitor system with a Nvidia 9400GT (1 vga, 1 DVI) and today it show up an issue. When I boot up the computer, everything is fine, the motherboard logo appears, the boot menu appears ...
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HDMI-out to VGA-in via DVI?

I have an HP ultrabook which does not have a VGA-out port. I would like to connect it to a VGA only projector Will a hdmi to dvi converter like ...
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Using a KVM switch for video games?

My primary computer is an iMac. I plan on getting a PC and a new monitor so I can use a KVM switch to share the keyboard, mouse, and monitor between the two computers. The new PC will be used solely ...
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Get my TV to work with 2 monitors

I'm using the Club Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics card. It has 2 DVI ports as well as a single HDMI port. My 2 monitors are connected through the DVI ports and I put them on extended background so I can ...
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Is it possible to connect 2 dvi monitors to 1 display port [duplicate]

I have a lenovo t530 laptop with nvidia optimus card and a single display port on it. I want to connect 2 dvi monitors to it, the documenation says this is possible with the docking station which ...
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How can I get my dual monitors to work in Windows 7, after no online solutions work?

I will start by saying this is the first time I have tried to perform this particular task, however, I am an IT professional, and I do know my way around a computer. The problem is I can't "extend" ...
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Why does vga and dvi have screws when most other connectors do not?

I know that a question like this exists, but the answer is not what I was looking for. Do vga/dvi have screws because they are not hotpluggable? Why would they not be hotpluggable (surge issues?) ...
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How can I use an enhanced keyboard and mouse with a KVM?

What technical solutions can enable multimedia keyboards and multi-button mice to operate with a 4-port DVI or HDMI KVM switch such as the Avocent 4SVDVI10-001?
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How can I tell if a displayport / mini-DP to DVI adapter is active or passive?

I have a bunch of mini-Displayport to DVI adapters lying around. Some of them came from Macbooks, some came bundled with ATI video cards, and some I have no idea where they came from. How can I check ...
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New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
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MiniDisplay Port Adapaters

I just bought a new video card, a Radeon 7870. Quite excited. Problem is it has 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPort ports. I have three monitors. High end IPS panels, 1920X1080 resolution. What ...
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Monitor DVI Adapter

I'm attempting to hook up dual monitors on my laptop's docking station. I have one VGA connection and 2 DVI on the docking station. I have an VGA to DVI converter as shown in the pic below; however, ...
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LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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TV connected to PC doesn't catch signal when PC returns from stand-by

I have a media center PC with Windows 8 which is connected to my TV (from DVI to HDMI). When idle, the PC goes into stand-by. But when the PC comes back from stand-by, the TV doesn't get a signal ...
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DVI Pins electric current

I have a desktop computer and I am connecting the video output from the motherboard via a DVI-D (Dual link) cable. My question is that while the computer is switched on and I touch the pins of the DVI ...
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How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
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DVI -> HDMI pipe sound as well? [duplicate]

I have a slightly older desktop running Ubuntu Linux with an older Nvidia GeForce 9-series graphics card (with only DVI and VGA output). I recently got a new HDTV and want to use that as the monitor ...
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Does DVI to VGA monitor connection have the better display quality

I have a motherboard with a DVI port and a monitor with a VGA port. I am currently using VGA to VGA cable. If I change to DVI do I need a monitor with a DVI port or will the DVI to VGA cable work ...
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Dual monitors on nVidia GeForce 9600 GT

I have an nVidia GeForce 9600GT*, which has (only) two DVI connectors. I have one connected to a 22" LCD panel and the other empty. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I have a second LCD panel, ...
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Best solution for HDMI (or DVI) to RCA (or peritel) [closed]

I'm looking for some inexpensive but not fake / poor solution to display my future "Xtreamer Ultra" on an old tv (which only has RCA/peritel connectivity)... Here is the product's profile ...
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Geforce 8400 gs not recognizing dvi

I have XP SP3 with a GeForce 8400gs and it has a DVI and VGA port on the back. I have one monitor plugged into the VGA and another monitor plugged in DVI via DVI to VGA adapter. Either monitor works ...
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SL DVI-D + HDMI = DL DVI-D, Possible?

Using Intel HD 3000 graphics card, is it possible to combine the bandwidth of a single link DVI-D and HDMI (using an adapter?) and support a monitor with resolution 2560x1600 monitor instead of 2 ...
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Can I connect two computers to one monitor, with one connected via VGA and the other via DVI?

Is it possible to connect two computers to one monitor? The monitor is a Samsung S24B150BL (24 inch). No 1 Computer is running Windows 7 64-bit, to be connected via DVI. No 2 Computer is running ...
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Not sure what this DVI-like port on my PC is

I have a re-manufactured HP Compaq dc7700p Small Form Factor running Windows XP (for some reason inside the Windows Vista Boot Manager, instead of the WinXP NTLDR). On the back of my PC, I have what ...
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Dual monitor DVI & VGA

I have two monitors - one connected by DVI and the other connected by VGA; they are connected to the motherboard's integrated graphics. I would like to extend my screen. My motherboard has one DVI and ...
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HDMI out from laptop to DVI in on monitor

I have a Vaio laptop with a Radeon HD 5650. It has HDMI out, while my SyncMaster 971p only has DVI in. I also have an HDMI to DVI cable. When I connect the monitor with this cable to make an extended ...
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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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How do USB to DVI adapters plug into monitors? (Cord and port are both female.)

I feel like this must be so simple that I will be shunned from the site in contempt, but how does a USB-to-DVI adapter connect to a monitor when its male end is USB (plugs into computer) and its ...
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No video signal to monitor

My monitor will not display any signal from my PC all of the sudden. I have verified that it is not the monitor or the video card (the monitor works on another computer, and I have tried multiple ...
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PC freezes when HDMI monitor is turned off

All screens go black and PC freezes when I turn off a monitor connected by HDMI. I can tell that it's frozen since NumLock does not toggle any more. Power-cycling the PC brings things back to ...
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Dual DVI-D cable shows 2560x1600 monitor resolution only partially

Recently installed a new quality monitor capable of a screen resolution of 2560x1600 that replaced my old 1920x1200 monitor. The old Dual DVI-D cable was able to feed the old monitor perfectly with ...
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Looking forward to hiDPI screens: Is the maximum resolution listed on a graphics card absolute?

I have an aging video card in my Mac Pro (GT120) and my trustful Dell 2407WP just died after moving (although I hope to repair it). Looking at newer video cards and getting excited about large (24"+) ...
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External Dual Monitor Setup: Laptop VGA and HDMI, Monitors Dual Link DVI-D and HDMI

How can I run dual external monitors from my laptop with this setup: Laptop: Toshiba Satellite A665-14G nVidia GeForce GTS 350M 1 HDMI & 1 VGA Monitors: Samsung S23A700D (120Hz) 1 HDMI & 1 ...
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No Signal for VGA/HDMI on new computer

So I ordered a new computer from CyberPowerPC and it just arrived. On my old desktop, I recall that the VGA output did not give a signal when I plugged it into my monitor; rather, with searching, I ...
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Is there software to switch between DVI and VGA input on a monitor?

I'd like to know if there is a way (software, a keyboard combination, etc) to switch between DVI and VGA input on the same monitor. I've two PCs connected to the same monitor, far away (80cm) from ...
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How to connect HDMI/DVI ports of motherboard to VGA monitor?

I have LCD Monitor ViewSonic va1716w. It has VGA input. I have bought new motherboard Intel DH67GD which has HDMI+DVI outputs. I want to connect my motherboard video output to Viewsonic monitor. How ...
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Extending Dual Monitors with VGA and HDMI to Single link DVI

Here is my question. I have a workstation running windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 390. He would like to use two extended monitors. The graphics card is an Intel Graphics HD 2000. It has a VGA out and ...
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Windows 7 Safemode - Unable to load Powerstrip

Hopefully I'm just missing something simple. I have this issue. So following the answer I purchased a licensed version of Powerstrip and followed the instructions. My problem is that when I load ...