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How to set a default graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm facing a problem in which I have an AMD graphics card and an Intel integrated graphics chip.The AMD graphics board is not the default display and as such my system is using the Intel graphics. ...
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2answers
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Windows 8.1 troubleshooting

I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. When i try to open some of the applications it gives a message box saying that I need to update my Graphic Drivers. How am I to do that?
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3answers
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Windows 8.1 folder content thumbnail glitch

I have recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 (Preview then RTM with full format) and there's this annoying graphical issue where it messes up the folder content preview thumbnails. This can't be an ...
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0answers
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Monitor details in EDID

We are developing a graphic based software. We need to monitor details of our customers. How do we find the active monitor in EDID (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\DISPLAY) registry or by ...
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0answers
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Is there any way to install without graphic?

I'm wondering is there anyway to install Windows and Linux without built-in graphic driver? as we know, in progress of installation of Windows or Linux, they try to recognize your graphic card and if ...
0
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1answer
626 views

How to enable aero with windows 7 [duplicate]

I just reinstalled windows 7 on my computer, and aero is not working anymore. I did not change any hardware or drivers, and aero worked before reinstalling windows. I am using a nVidia GeForce GTX ...
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1answer
332 views

How to open a photoshop file in CS6 from CS4

How can I open a file from CS4 in CS6. Do I have to convert? export? or how do I save it in CS4 so I can open it in CS6?
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0answers
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Any way to bypass or spoof graphic card check?

I facing some problem with a software. While installing it's giving me a error that "you graphic card is not in the supported list please update you graphic driver". My graphic driver are up to date ...
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0answers
1k views

Windows 8 Fails to install with corrupted graphics

I am trying to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade via the download method on an older PC (07-08). It is a Dell Dimension E521 but it has been upgraded with a 3.0 Ghz Dual Core AMD Processor, 120 GB SSD, ...
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4answers
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How to create transparent image in MS Paint?

I want to know how to draw transparent image in Microsoft Paint in windows 7. I searched it on google a lot but couldn't find anything for windows 7 paint. e.g. I want to draw a star for my ...
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3answers
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Can't Use Switchable Graphics

I can't get my switchable graphics cards working on my Acer 4820TG laptop. It came installed with Windows 7, but I've installed the RTM build of Windows 8. I have to keep the "Graphics" setting on the ...
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1answer
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Print Business card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good tool to create professional looking business cards? I'm trying to create business card on adobe Photoshop. But I feel that, PS is not right choose for ...
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1answer
272 views

Why do fractals get pixelated when I zoom in too close? [closed]

Currently I am using XaoS to view fractals. However, when zoomed in too much, it gets pixelized and I can't zoom in any more. How can I use this program, or some other program, in a way which ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Catalyst Control Center removal

I've recently tested a graphics card on a machine that required different drivers than my onboard integrated graphics, so I had catalyst control center installed. After I pulled out the graphics card ...
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1answer
934 views

Enabling hardware acceleration on a VM inside a VM

If I enable Hardware Acceleration in a VMware virtual machine that has another virtual machine (but without hardware acceleration enabled) as a host, will it have any effect?
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1answer
1k views

My taskbar doesn't slide down and up

I have been using windows 7 for some time, and I noticed that my toolbar (which I have hidden) have been acting a little bit weird. Normally, when I hover my cursor over it, it gently and smoothly ...
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2answers
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is there any relation between dpi setting and display resolution?

I was wondering what happens when i change display resolution(i.e. 1280x1024 pixel) in my os(windows xp) does it affect the dpi(ppi) setting of my os too? or when i change the dpi(ppi) setting of my ...
3
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2answers
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Just installed Windows 7, some things not working out-of-the-box

My Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop is a little under a year old now. It came with Windows 7 x64. When I first bought it Windows Aero was working fine. Anyway, it got infected with trillions of viruses ...
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1answer
225 views

Alternative to intel control panel with greater brightness range?

My intel control panel does ony allow to set the brightness to minimally 40. Are there other tools around that allow a broader setting range. I am using windows 7 and a sony vaio 64-bit box. Bye ...
0
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1answer
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Random red lines on Sony VAIO display

I've got a Sony VAIO VGN-AR78E, and it worked fine until last week the screen started showing random lines when watching full screen videos. After a couple of days if wouldn't even turn on, so I ...
1
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2answers
196 views

Graphics driver, muted whites and colors

Upgraded Windows 7 graphics driver (out-of-the-box driver worked great except it had no OpenGL support). Now that I've got the newer driver (Intel) installed, everything looks muted. Whites are not ...
1
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4answers
57 views

Which application to draw symbols?

I have little graphics experience, and need to build symbols that look like this: ie. a main rectangle with little circles that can be either filled with a single color or split in 1-4 colors. ...
2
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1answer
502 views

Framerate Drops way down in Battlefield 3

When playing Battlefield 3, I get a framerate of about 20-30 FPS. When playing mutliplayer, maybe after 5 minutes or so the framerate will drop and stay at 4-8 FPS. When a new map is reloaded this ...
4
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1answer
327 views

Install Windows without a graphic card

I am trying to check if it's possible to install Windows (no matter which version at the moment) without any graphic card in the hardware. So the question is not "how do I install Windows without a ...
2
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2answers
67 views

Software for colorful background images

I'm looking for a software I once stumbled over but forgot to bookmark: I think it was an open source or freeware program. It could be used to generate colorful images by specifying some parameters ...
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5answers
621 views

Resolution Independence on OSes?

I know this isn't really a question, but has there been any recent advancements or news about Resolution Independence in any of the major OSes? (Windows / Mac / Linux) I'm quite interested in the ...
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1answer
127 views

Creating dynamic map graphs

I need a software (or softwares) to achieve the following. I'm not sure if it could be done, but I'd like to hear the suggestions from super users. The data I want to use for graphing purposes ...
1
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1answer
121 views

Tool to create unscaled call-out from a thumbnail image?

I'm creating an online tutorial for some software and need to include screenshots. In particular, I want to highlight the position and appearance of a given control in a large screen. Given that I ...
8
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5answers
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Mouse Icon Distorted on Secondary Display

I have a strange issue with a dual monitor, extended desktop setup where the mouse is always fine on the primary monitor, but sometimes when I move to the secondary display the icon becomes garbled ...
4
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2answers
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What software did Joel use to get this type of drawing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software for designing prototypes (a raw design) of user interfaces Hello I have no graphic skills and would like to create drawings that look like this i.e. it ...
3
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8answers
351 views

Which software is best for small photoediting features? [closed]

I want the software which is lightweight. Where can I add some text, mark some areas and cut some portion to save as a new photo? I have Photoshop, but that's too heavy to do a small job like this. ...
4
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2answers
214 views

Windows tool which can create a 3D text or logo in batch or command line?

I want to create text in 3D or create logos but wanted to automate the process to create a large number of them by passing in the text. Are there any tools for Windows that can work in any kind of non ...
6
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2answers
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Editor for WMF files?

I'm looking for an editor for WMF files to run on Windows XP. I'd like to see both a graphical view ie. the current image, and the list of commands that WMF contains that created that image. My ...
36
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1answer
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Is there a tool to measure pixels on a screen [closed]

I'm looking for a program that measures a distance from point A to point B in pixels with crosshair cursor - not a pixel ruler application. I need something that doesn't require print-screen and paste ...