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External monitor display cuts in and out

I have a HP Pavilion 25bw external monitor that is connected to my lenovo T420s via a displayport to hdmi cable. When I boot into Ubuntu I have no issue but when I boot in Windows (7 or 8.1) the ...
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Show application on second screen even when logged off

I have second screen attached to my computer and I would like to use the screen to be showing something permanently. Actually I want just one special application to be running there in full screen. ...
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Cannot apply color profiles to external display on Windows 8.1

I use an external display (Belinea 1980S1) with my Samsung Ativ 6 (Windows 8.1) and I want to set a specific color profile for this screen. However, when i try to select this device in windows color ...
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Run a script when second monitor is connected

I currently have a TV attached to my computer via HDMI. When I set the TV's input to the appropriate HDMI port, it becomes visible to the computer and the computer adds it as a second display. What I ...
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594 views

Windows 7 Hardware Disconnect/Reconnect noise when monitor is in sleep - make it stop

Whenever I plug either of two Windows 7 laptops into my Planar 27" monitor, I get a constant hardware disconnect/reconnect sound when the monitor goes to sleep. It drives me absolutely insane, so I ...
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Enable/Detect external monitor from XP command line

Is there a command line utility that can enable (and clone) an external display in Windows XP? In Windows 7, we can do C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /clone Is there an XP equivalent to ...
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Automatically switch between monitor 1 and monitor 2 every x minutes

At work we are planning to install 2 display monitors back to back (so at most one display can be seen by any person). There will be 1 computer that will display a different application on each ...
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External monitor only shows desktop's background

I have an USB to HDMI adapter/converter (DisplayLink) and a HDMI to HDMI cable. I've connected one end to the adapter and the other end to my 19" flat screen Samsung TV's HDMI port, to use my TV as a ...
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Why does a monitor connected through a DVI-to-VGA connector goes black when booting?

I have a Galaxy GF9500GF PCI-e video card, 1GB. It has two DVI ports and I connect it to a VGA cable using a special connector. When Windows XP SP3 is loading (I can see the progress bar), the monitor ...
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585 views

How to use second PC as extended monitor

I have 2 PC's (notebook). Both have Windows 7 32bit. They are cross connected with LAN cable. How to use PC 2 as extended monitor of PC 1 ? I want to achieve same effect as I would connect external ...
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How do we “freeze” the display on an external display?

I currently have an external display connected to my laptop. How can we temporarily "freeze" the screen of the external display, such that we can continue using the laptop without having the screen ...
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Use different display settings for the welcome / logon screen than my desktop? (Windows 7)

I vaguely recall back in the days of Windows XP that I could set up my display settings as "Administrator" and they would apply to the logon screen. However, once I log in my user settings could ...
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Installing Windows on a laptop using an external monitor (main display broken)

I have an HP laptop, and I smashed the display, but I work on an external monitor. I want to reinstall Windows, but the external monitor works only if Windows is installed. What can I do?
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Apply display magnification to just one monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual monitors on Windows 7 - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor? I recently got a new work laptop. It supports a really high widescreen resolution ...
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299 views

if my screen refresh rate is 60 hertz What exactly does that mean?

if my screen refresh rate is 60 hertz What exactly does that mean? Also, how do i increase/decrease this screen refresh rate?
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Windows XP - Setting External Monitor as Primary

I'm having problems using two monitors. I can't set my external monitor as the primary, and extended my desktop to the one on the laptop. I does work if I DON'T extended my desktop to the laptops ...
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NO signal as Windows XP starts while Running absoultly well with Window 98

Introduction I have been using a PC with a P3 processor (Intel 810E) with 256 MB SD RAM for the last 8 years. I have 2 operating systems on my PC for the last 3-4 years. Windows 98 and Windows XP. I ...
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How can I make my external monitor the default monitor for games?

When I boot into Windows on my Macbook Pro, I am unable to make the external monitor the default monitor. So when I play games full screen, they automatically open up on my laptop monitor. I want ...
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Display cloning with standard(Windows) display drivers

Is it possible to clone display on an external monitor in Windows XP only using drivers shipped with Windows? I know, it is possible with drivers shipped by NVIDIA, ATI/AMD or Intel, I know. But all ...
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Can I make a X-server to read keyboard and mouse from another windows machine?

I have 2 PC, one using Linux and another using Windows7. I want to use both display cards with the windows machine. I cannot find such virtual device for windows. So, since it is possible to run X ...