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1answer
17 views

Screen Brightness no Longer Adjusts Immediately

I am not sure when this became an issue, but today I noticed that when I adjust the screen brightness on my laptop, it only takes effect after I either restart my computer or lower my laptop lid and ...
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0answers
18 views

Why do I get the catalyst control center popup on my screen?

I put in a new graphics card and now I get this popup... "the catalyst control center is not supported by the driver version of your enabled graphics adapter. Please update your AMD graphics driver ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Why is my display text blurry

I bought a new computer recently and when I connect it into my older Samsung display with a HDMI cable the text seems to be blurry. However if I connect my older laptop computer into this same Samsung ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Black margins around the image on monitor during system boot up

I have recently purchased a new video card. After i switched to it, my monitor shows black margins around the image near edges of the screen during system boot up. Once OS loads a proper driver for ...
0
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2answers
86 views

Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
0
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1answer
44 views

connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
0
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1answer
56 views

graphics card / computer cant detect dvi monitor

my monitor is not being detected by my computer. this problem has come after i updated my graphics card drivers. my card is an old gtx 460 and its drivers had never been updated and so were at ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Why is X using only two of my monitors?

I have a desktop machine with Intel QM77MK motherboard and NVidia Quadro 600 PCIe card. The motherboard has DisplayPort, DVI-I and DVI-D connections, while the Quadro has DVI and DisplayPort. I've ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Small yellow lines appearing

I'm having strange yellow lines appearing on the right of various objects on my screen : These lines seem to appear regardless on the application and always follow the form of the object next to it ...
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1answer
124 views

Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with a 4k monitor? [closed]

Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with one 4k monitor? I have no idea of how to check.
1
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1answer
63 views

PC has to be booted twice for monitor to become enabled

After installing a Zotac GeForce GT 640 2GB Edition, I now have my monitor plugged in to the DVI port. However, when I boot my PC the monitor doesn't come on after BIOS or POST. I have to reboot the ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Laptop to a monitor Black horizontal Lines

I have a problem with my monitor which I've fixed a long time ago, but I don't remember how. I see black horizontal lines on my Benq GL2460HM monitor. I don't think that it's a problem from the ...
1
vote
3answers
100 views

Can an old graphics card support a new LCD monitor?

I'm trying to "revive" my old pc (bought around 1998) but I'm missing its original 15 inch CRT monitor. Instead I'm trying to connect it to my new 23 inch LCD using a VGA adaptor. Unfortunately it ...
2
votes
1answer
320 views

What is the difference between Nvidia's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync?

I recently read about Nvidia's G-SYNC technology and it sounds pretty cool! Their solution seemed quite elegant to me. That is, until I read about AMD's FreeSync technology. The main difference I ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Turning off laptop monitor on nameless device

A few years ago the graphics card (GeForce 9800M GS) on my laptop quit working. I eventually found that I could disable the graphics card and still use the computer. Now looking at the Display ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Small Flickering spots on the screen

my dog just threw a fit in my room, and it looks like a little bit of water might have spilled on my computer. When I first tried to turn my computer The monitor wouldn't turn on, and then after a ...
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votes
2answers
86 views

No Video Output

My friend called me telling me his computer we built a while back is not having video output. I remember when we first built it, it didn't have output either, but I forgot how we fixed it. Now, it's ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Digital Vibrance for external monitor - Intel Graphics

I was looking for a digital vibrance option for monitor in Intel's control panel and there's only YCbCr correction. Digital vibrance is available only for laptop screen. In monitor settings the ...
16
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4answers
2k views

Does a USB Monitor require VGA Card?

Does a portable USB monitor require a VGA Card? For example this monitor: http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e1649fwu http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e2251fwu If I buy a PC without any GPU ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
1
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0answers
46 views

LED Monitor Turns Transparent RED

When i turn on my computer for the first time. The monitor looks fine, but after 10 mins or so, the monitor turns a bit redish, but not completely red. This is my second replacement of monitor. Is ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Darker patches on laptop monitor

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, and the monitor is a LG Philips LP156WH4-TLA1. I have noticed some darker patches, like two of them, to the right of the screen that are slightly darker than their ...
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votes
1answer
298 views

HP ProBook 6570b maximum resolution - is 3840 x 2160 / 4K possible?

I'd like to hook up a HP ProBook 6570b to a 4K display. Before getting one, I'd like to know if the laptop is capable of outputting 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz via the DisplayPort. My current research ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

Laptop freezes when I plug in a new monitor displayport cable

I have a Dell Studio 1749 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card. I've just purchased a Dell U2713HM Monitor. I need to connect them Displayport > Displayport in order to acheive the ...
0
votes
2answers
336 views

ASUS N550JV screen turns 'reddish' after Windows boots

So, my ASUS N550JV is brand new. There is a strange issue of screen turning 'reddish' after a while following the Windows 8 boot-up. This actually happens in two scenarios: After the startup ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How do I tell if my video card can support 4K resolutions?

I have dual Radeon HD 6850's in a CrossFire configuration. Both cards have a single DisplayPort 1.2 port. According to the AMD specs on the 6800 series, the cards will support ">2560x2048" when ...
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votes
1answer
123 views

The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
0
votes
2answers
559 views

black screen when starting my laptop but then appears when it logs to windows

when i turn on my laptop, the screen is black. However it turns back on when it logs to windows and works fine (win7 64 bits). Unfortunately I cannot format my laptop since the screen is black in the ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Graphics driver problems - wrong OS?

When attempting to play the game Stanley Parable on my Toshiba Satellite L300-1FQ laptop, the game drives the graphics driver mad. After starting the game, the intro video plays out of sync with the ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

enable on-board graphics after separated graphics card broken

My separated graphics card broke so I want to enable on-board graphics. Problem is I can't do anything in the Bios because my monitor has no signal. What should I do?
0
votes
1answer
131 views

Monitor flickering in gray areas when running newer games

i really can't seem to wrap my head around this one. I basically bought a new PC (almost new, anyway, since i'm using the graphics card and hdd from my old one) and when i run any newer game ...
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votes
1answer
125 views

No display signal, graphics card dead? [closed]

I have an old Intel D945PLRN motherboard, and a NVIDIA 9500 GT connected via DVI cable to a Samsung LCD monitor. The system freezes sometimes after booting to Windows just recently and when I ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP. Does anyone know how to fix it? Any helpful answers would be greatly appreciated!
1
vote
1answer
120 views

Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
0
votes
0answers
360 views

Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Connect laptop to second monitor - impossible?

There must be a really simple solution, so I feel a bit stupid having to ask: I want to get a Samsung Ativ 9 Plus which has a Micro-HDMI and some weird proprietary (or maybe not?) small VGA port. As ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

same laptop model - different supported resolutions - eg. U530

I am looking at the Lenovo U530 laptop. for certain reasons, I have to pick my laptop from the Lenovo Canada site. The Lenovo Canada site ONLY has the U530 in 1366x768 resolutions. While the US ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Cannot set Max Screen Resolution of 2560x1440 with DELL U2711 Monitor

I have a DELL U2711 Monitor (27" Inches) with a Nvidia GTX 460 video card. The monitor can reach 2560 x 1440 max and the Video card 2560 x 1600 max. But The monitor only reaches 1680x1050. If I use a ...
1
vote
0answers
288 views

High pitch noise while monitor is off and several attemps for screen to load

I have a 24" Samsung SyncMaster 225 monitor which has started causing issues lately. When the power is off it emits a very high pitch noise. When I turn it on it goes away. I thought this might be a ...
1
vote
3answers
843 views

Cannot increase monitor refresh rate on second monitor

I just purchased an Asus VG248 monitor (supports 144Hz refresh rate) and I can not increase the monitor's refresh rate beyond 60Hz from Windows. My system setup: 2x AMD 6970 graphics cards in ...
1
vote
1answer
595 views

Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
1
vote
0answers
186 views

Left half of the screen is moved to the right, right half is partially moved left and distorted, video card related issue?

Since yesterday, after about an hour the left half of my screen is moved to the right on my display, and the right half is moved to the left, and has weird flickering lines. Also since today there's a ...
2
votes
2answers
265 views

Blurry display with KVM and two PCs

I have two PCs, both running Windows 7 with integrated Intel graphics chips, both attached to the KVM via VGA and the KVM is VGA to the monitor. When I switch between displays I notice that one of ...
3
votes
0answers
302 views

Random GPU output glitches, possible dying GPU?

On random occasion, the image on my screen will become extremely distorted for no reason- and in some cases these glitches can be reversed simply via changing the monitor configuration from 2 monitors ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

PC Connected to A/V Receiver via HDMI - Issues When Switching Sources on Receiver

I just recently bought a 50ft. HDMI cable with Redmere from Monoprice so that I can finally hook my gaming PC (in another room) up to my 60" plasma. Once I figured out how to deal with some underscan ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

New GPU - monitor stuck in power save

I have a Samsung syncmaster 2443NW monitor - currently I'm borrowing a LG Flatron w2246 (although this is in no way a long-term solution). I used the monitor's manual to check the monitor - apparently ...
0
votes
2answers
409 views

How do I determine if my power supply is dying?

I've asked a few questions (which you can view in my profile) regarding an old Gateway GM5474 (mostly) stock PC, It has been throwing kernel panics and just general non-responsiveness at random. ...
0
votes
1answer
538 views

Windows remote desktop to a pc without a monitor? / Force windows to boot in VGA?

I have an old pc with a broken graphics card. It can run on vga mode. So I decided to control it using remote desktop on my laptop. It worked. But I feel like Im wasting the monitor of that broken pc. ...