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Graphics-related “Slow motion” in Windows 7 64-bit OS, Persistant [Resolved]

What seems to be a DirectX problem in Windows popped up a few hours ago after a blue screen that was too fast to read the error code from. Its effect is that minimizing/loading windows are now slow. ...
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Clock speed in Gbps?

I was looking at a graphics card selling website and I stumbled upon "Memory clock: 6.0 Gbps". Is this correct? I mean: shouldn't memory clock be expressed as Ghz? What does it mean expressing it ...
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Adding more than 2 sticks of RAM prevents booting

I've got four DIMM slots in my motherboard (MSI MS-7236 Version 2.2, 945P Neo3). As I understand it the board supports up to 4GB, I've been running it with 2x1GB. I've tried adding 2x1GB more RAM ...
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Why are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/wp-content/...
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Black bar down right hand side of IE9

Slightly weird one this. Dell Vostro 3550, Windows 7. IE 9 renders with a black strip down the right hand side. To work the scroll bar, you have to aim the mouse at where the scroll bar SHOULD be, ...
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Server-Mainboard - use iGPU instead of onboard Graphics for desktop virtualization

I'm assembling the hardware for a home server and have following question: At the moment, I've chosen the Asrock E3C226D2I as Mainboard. It has an onboard "Graphics Card" by Aspeed, AST2300, but only ...
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DVI and DVI-to-HDMI fails to deliver signal to monitors when both are connected to a desktop

I try to connect desktop to two screens: 1st monitor ----> DVI cable ----> desktop 2nd monitor ----> DVI to HDMI cable ----> desktop 2nd screens returns 'no signal detected' when both ...
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What's a good OSX counterpart for Paint.Net

I love Paint.Net on Windows. It's easy, free and gets the job done. I am looking for something similar for my mac. Preview is able to resize or crop, but sometimes I want to add a shape or combine ...
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How computers display raw, low-level text and graphics

My ever-growing interest in computers is making me ask deeper questions, that we don't seem to have to ask anymore. Our computers, at boot, as far as I understand it, are in text mode, in which a ...
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Will this graphics card fit my motherboard?

P31-ES3G motherboard: Which has expansion slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot 3 x PCI Express x1 slots 3 x PCI slots Was thinking of upgrading my graphics card to a: XFX R7850 CORE EDITION PCI ...
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I can't install new version of graphics driver

I can't install new version of graphics driver. When I install driver, it asks me to restart my PC, when i restart it, my screen freezes and i can't see anything. Computer is working normally but ...
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DVI to VGA adapter only working in one output

I have a AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series graphics card which has 2 DVI outputs. I tried to set it up with 2 monitors which both have vga connectors on the end and used 2 dvi to vga adapters like these. ...
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Can an integrated HDMI port work both ways?

Say I had a laptop [Correction: notebook, don't want my thighs medium rare], any OS, and it has an HDMI port built into the side. Would it be remotely possible to hack it into an input, provided it ...
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How to correct a screen wrapping around?

I got my hands on a Ubuntu System (which was displaying correctly) and I installed CentOS 6.3. The screen is wrapping around on itself. Any ideas? See for yourself
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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 ...
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Windows 7: Intermittent Graphical Errors

Sorry if this is the wrong "Section" to put this question in, if so let me know and I will move it. I seem to be having a intermittent graphical issue with my system which is normally seen as ...
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Is there any free software or online tool for image slicing like photoshop does? [closed]

We always use Photoshop to make CSS Html pages and all articles on net are available as PSD 2 XHTML conversion. Why we use Photoshop, because of slicing tool and when we cut design into slices it's ...
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Is there a tool I can use for editing css image sprites?

Is there something I can use to divide an image sprite up into individual images, combine images into the composite, etc? The tool doesn't have to do editing itself. Ideally a plugin for Paint.NET, ...
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Disable/hide graphic/interface elements of a web site

Is there a way, for instance a Firefox/Chrome plugin, to hide, or even better 'disable' any graphic/design of a website in order to have a simplified, only 'plain text' version of it? This could be ...
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Multi monitor with separate outputs? [closed]

My graphics card (HD 6570) only has one DVI, HDMI, and VGA port. The DVI port already houses a monitor, and I have a spare VGA monitor that I would like to use in a multi monitor setup, but I'm not ...
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How can I create an MNG file out of PNGs?

I am really struggling to find compatible software that will allow me to animate PNG files. The GIMP plugin crashes my GIMP. Nothing else supports it. Is there any way I can easily put together the ...
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How Linux detects screen resolution?

How does Linux detect screen resolution at startup or on-the-fly ? I want to force a custom resolution on an embedded Linux target which will have user interface not based on X server. How does ...
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second monitor causes graphics suttering

I'm running HP Probook 450 with Windows 8.1 - 64bit. When I connect a second monitor (Philips 234cl) to the HDMI port, the laptop monitor stutters every 15 seconds or so. The newly connected monitor ...
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Cannot save Adobe Illustrations as .pdf files

I use adobe Illustrator creative suite 3. Now there seems to be a problem. I can't save my Illustrations In the .pdf format, since this format seems to preserve the graphic quality this Is vitally ...
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How to Upgrade/Utilise an HP Proliant Server

I have an HP Proliant ML115 (quadcore Opteron 1216 2.4GH/2.5GB RAM) gathering dust in my study. It runs Windows 2008 pretty well - I used to use it as an environment for playing with new software and ...
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Black Border on Windows 7 display

I just installed windows 7 and found that I have a black border around my display space (it persists across various resolution levels). What I found on the internet implies that I should adjust the ...
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Animated GIF stops working after opening and saving in Photoshop

When I open this animated GIF image in Photoshop and save it as GIF it stops working (rotating). I see about 6 layers. Do I have to do something with those layers? I'm really not getting this. I ...
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Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
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how does mxm graphics card compatibility work

I have this aio PC that's like a gimpy laptop. It's only GPU expandability is an mxm slot but I've never used them. Do I treat them like pcie without a VGA port in regards to its version standards and ...
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How are graphics produced on the screen?

I have been trying to get a complete answer to this for a long time and I know it is complex. For example lets say we wanted to produce the character 'H' on the screen. H is 72 in ascii or 48 in Hex ...
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How do I install Krita on Debian Xfce lightly?

I want to install Krita on Debian Xfce but I am worried that installing Krita will also install all the Kde related stuff and will bog down my system. Installing Kde components is not an issue, ...
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Auto image enhance for Ubuntu

F-Spot had an "enhance" button that magically turns the image on the left into the image next to it (see below). It worked brilliantly for quite a range of images. Unfortunately it has problems, and I'...
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Is my FPS limited by CPU or graphics card? Rotating 3D surfaces in Matlab

I have a modern laptop. When I use Matlab to visualize a 3D surface with a large number of vertices, I can only get a frame rate around 5 FPS when rotating it. With transparent surfaces, only 1 FPS. ...
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Two graphics cards usage

I'm building a new PC and my motherboard has an onboard Intel graphics card on it. I am also getting an Nvidia graphics card. The Nvidia card has 2 HDMI ports on it and the motherboard has 1 HDMI port ...
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ARM Compiled QEMU - “standard VGA not available”

I followed this guide to compile QEMU so that I could run a Raspberry Pi Archlinux image in it - which I learned how to do in this guide. I'm trying to run x-server on the virtualized Archlinux image,...
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Extract images from unknown filetype called .gfx

I have this unknown filetype called .gfx (used in a computer game called Zezenia) which I'm pretty certain contain uncompressed flat images (possible .bmp or .png) but I'm not sure how to extract, ...
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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

Please help me if you can. I added a second gpu to my rig and I cannot get it to boot. I CAN boot with either card in the upper pcie16 slot. I cannot boot with either in the lower pcie16 slot. ...
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Good application to render or convert SVG files to other file formats [closed]

I need to render SVG files to other file formats (.png, for example.) What's a good application for performing that render or conversion? Specifically, I need an application that runs on Windows. I'...
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Display a message on a monitor without using a laptop

Is there a cheaper, simple, smaller solution to having to use a laptop to drive my DELL LED monitor? All I want it to be able to do is say "Congratulations SO & SO". Maybe if it had some cool ...
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Does Matlab use the GPU for plotting?

I have a new laptop with a high end (GeForce GTX 770M) discrete GPU, but when I plot large amounts of data (50k+ points), it still seems quite slow and sluggish. Is Matlab using the GPU to render the ...
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Simulate 1600x900 resolution in 1920x1080 monitors

In our company we have some 1920x1080 monitors. Those PCs are running Windows 7 and built in graphics card (Intel HD graphics). For our client requirement, we need to test certain feature of a ...
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OpenCL on ATI Radeon HD 4650

From some time I have had an Radeon HD 4650 AGP graphic card. I wanted to start mining on my GPU, as it brings more BTC, but miners are not able to find my card. I've checked it with GPU Caps Viewer,...
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HP dv6-2155dx Weird Display Issue

I consider myself to be a fairly savvy computer guy, but this is a new one for me - I have an HP dv6-2155dx laptop. It has an integrated Intel HD graphics chipset. There are some scenarios (I haven't ...
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Photoshop CC does not detect AMD Radeon 7770 Card

Here's a descriptive image of everything I can show: http://i.imgur.com/dIPOhcV.jpg I've got an AMD Radeon 7770HD GHz edition graphics card, along with Integrated Intel HD graphics. I'm also running ...
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Wierd graphics issue in WoW

I noticed these weird transparent dot like things around various things in World of Warcraft when I started playing again recently. It doesn't look normal, nor was it there before and is quite ...
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How to draw pixel-perfect geometric shapes and patterns?

When designing user interfaces, games and other visual applications, very often you have to have an image with a well defined geometric pattern. Some examples: A placeholder image of given size with ...
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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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Any software transforming broken lines into curves? [closed]

do you know of any software that would help me transform a broken line into a curved line? For example, I have an octagon or a heptagon and I want it to be transformed into something resembling a ...
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How much Bandwidth does an Express Card slot on a Laptop put out?

I want to buy a Dell M6800 Laptop workstation. Can someone tell me how much bandwidth does 54 mm Express Card slot put out ? Also how many lanes of PCIe that slot has ? ( x1, x4, x8, x16 ) How do I ...