Questions about *Extended Display Identification Data*, extra data used to report display's capabilities.

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Video driver + resolution fix on Windows 8.1

I have an engineering laptop (quad core IB, intel HD4000 graphics, VGA output). Intel don't do a specific "Intel HD 4000" driver for Windows 8.1 x64, they let Microsoft produce a driver instead. I ...
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Nvidia: force 1920x1080 as an option

Proprietary Nvidia (290) on gentoo here. I'm running Nvidia TwinView with two 1680x1050 monitors here. Now I want to hotplug between HDTV and one of the monitors. Almost good, but since Nvidia reads ...
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How can I view a list of all monitors connected in the past?

I'm usually connecting my laptop to a larger screen. I'm away from my desk for a few days and I'd like to know what model of monitor that is. I just remember the manufacturer, size and and native ...
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Enable workstation option group for GTX660 (non-quadro) graphics card?

I have a 4k monitor attached to a DisplayPort 1.2a interface on my GTX660 graphics card. Each time I turn the monitor off (because it seems to behave weird when it is supposed to go into stand-by mode)...
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Monitor EDID gone, cant override P2350

i have a P2350 Samsung 1080p monitor, but it is not recognised anymore in Windows, when connecting via DVI. In Ubuntu i at least get signal, but with wrong resolutions. So far i found out, that there ...
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What settings are being modified when you change the resolution on the desktop monitor for the first time?

I have a web UI running on a box that can change the desktop resolution on windows 7. To do so, it shells out to qres. Pretty standard. I have its HDMI out port going into a GEFEN HDMI detective plus, ...
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What is the EDID for a Silo SL-42V1 (4K TV)

What is the EDID for a Silo SL-42V1? The local Fry's has this 4K TV for relatively cheap (probably because it doesn't have all the embedded "smarts" of high-end TVs that really belong in replaceable ...
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what is the purpose of multiple white points for a display?

Edid of a display mentions the default white point and up to 2 additional white points along with their gamma values in the display detailed descriptor section. What is the use of those additional ...
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How to emulate EDID on HTPC so it can be run headless

as my title, i need some way to make my HTPC think there is a screen connected, because when i connect to it thrue VNC or Teamviewer the screen is all black when there is no screen connected. so my ...
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Encode 1920x1080 into edid format

The EDID format specifies "byte 38: X resolution, divided by 8, less 31 (256–2288 pixels, value 00 is reserved and should not be used) byte 39: X:Y pixel ratio: 00=16:10; 01=4:3; 10=5:4; 11=16:9." ...
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Lock/Fix Windows XP Screen Resolution

I am looking for a method to lock the screen resolution of a Windows XP machine. The resolution would be device independent meaning the system should ignore any EDID information that will be passed by ...
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Changing Windows' perceived native resolution

Is there any way of changing Windows' perceived native resolution? The reason for asking, is that I would like to use 1440x900 resolution on my retina macbook (2880x1800 native), in order to achieve ...
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How can I configure Windows to use the correct resolution for a standard definition TV (SDTV)?

Introduction I know someone who has a laptop and wants it to output video to a TV. I bought a cheap cable to connect its VGA output to one of the TV's composite video inputs. The seller of the cable ...
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Digimate monitor listed as Generic non PnP, unable to increase resolution

Very recently my desktop decided to suddenly downgrade my lovely 1680x1050 resolution to a paltry 1024x768. The monitor in question is a 22" Digimate L-2280WD. I'm currently using it on a Windows 7 ...
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I need a hardware or software solution for guaranteeing a particular video output resolution and refresh rate on a computer running MS Windows 7?

I'm looking for a solution to reliable fixed output resolution and refresh from a Windows 7 PC. Ideally a hardware solution, i.e. a particular motherboard (maybe with LVDS) or a BIOS or graphics BIOS ...
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Faking monitor EDID information

My monitor is sort of finicky. Sometimes I run a program that cycles through resolutions and the monitor will refuse to give its EDID information for a few days: (/var/log/Xorg.0.log) [ 239.653] (...
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Force screen resolution to its maximum in Windows

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA100 monitor which I got after my good old CRT failed. The CRT had a maximum supported resolution of 1024x768 and the Samsung has 1366x768. However, when I connect the ...