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NVidia Quadro FX and NVS in one workstation

is it possible to use at the same time Quadro FX and NVS in the same Windows 7 workstation?
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Microsoft Word equivalent of CSS “clear” property?

The clear property in CSS can be used to ensure that a new paragraph begins after (below) a floating image. Is there a way to do this in Microsoft Word 2010? (I'm able to position a graphic to the ...
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How can I convert a PNG to a vectorized image?

This is the best I've found so far: http://www.tlhiv.org/rast2vec/ It works otherwise ok except that it does not support PNG transparency (it's simply gone in the resulting vector).
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Client PC not booting when certain TFT plugged in - TFT or graphics card failure?

here comes something quite strange: On a client machine (DELL Vostro 420) we experienced problems when booting: when turning on the machine beeps normal but doesn't display anything and doesn't boot. ...
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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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Half-life 2 and Portal 2 graphics are corrupted

I recently bought a new 1080p monitor to replace my ageing 1280x1024 one. The new one uses HDMI and is connected to my PC via DVI. The old one used a VGA cable. Set up was fine (Windows even detected ...
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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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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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Display is slightly blurry on (native) 1920x1080 resolution

I have a computer monitor that is approximately 23" in size. Its native resolution is 1920x1080, and Windows 7 will not allow it to be any higher. However, I cannot make the resolution a little lower ...
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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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Vga on new monitor not working with rig

Have built a new rig and got new monitor... Here's the specs of the rig: http://pastebin.com/4B6gBpRk Basically the monitor has one hdmi and one vga input at the back. I know the vga input on the ...
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how to use my radeon 6950 graphics card instead of Intel Graphics 4000

I have just recently put my build together, and I have installed my graphics card. The problem is that when i look at my computer's display it is saying that I am using the intel graphics that came ...
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HP Pavillion G4 series [ switchable graphics ]

I have 2 graphics adaptors installed -Intel HD Family Graphics & ATI radeon 6470 1G By default my notebook is using the Intel HD grapics but I want to permanently use the ATI radeon.I want to ...
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Just added new graphics card, now no video output at all

So I just got a new graphics card, Palit Nvidia GT630 to be exact. Just put it into my computer. Booted it up. No graphics, doesn't even flash up BIOS. So I put my old graphics card back in, doesn't ...
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Installed Graphics Card Failure

I just bought a refurbished Radeon HD 4650 My power supply says 250w and according to the Radeon website - "400 Watt or greater power supply (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) is ...
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How does a computer tell a video card what to display?

How does a computer communicate pixel values to the screen? Is there a certain command in the processor's instruction set architecture, that will make the processor communicate directly to the ...
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Replacing background graphics of a PowerPoint theme

I'm using this theme (this is my .pptx file). When I check the "Hide Background Graphics" checkbox, the butterflies' graphics disappear. I want to replace such buttefly graphic by my own ...
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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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Intel Graphics saturation setting disappears when using HDMI

I have a little problem. You see the Saturation setting in Color Enhancement is there when you're using the laptop alone, but as soon as I plug in HDMI to a display, that particular setting ...
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Setting an image's size (in pixels) so that it won't have to be stretched or resized to fit the paper's width when printing

I'm scanning documents of different sizes and am trying to crop them in such a way that they will fit in a Letter size paper when printed (without stretching a small image, or resizing a larger image ...
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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 ...
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Vector graphics formats: SVG , EPS or PDF [closed]

How does the vector graphics formats svg , eps and pdf compare against each other(Quality, filesize etc)? If I can generate(eg matplotlib) plot in any of the above formats, which format should I ...
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What is the benefit of adding a second graphics card to this configuration?

In a modern fairly powerful system (i.e. i7, lots of power, lots of ram, fast HDD etc) what are the benefits of running two identical graphics cards (i.e. the GTX560) vs running one graphics card? I ...
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Panormaio images loading very slow in Google Earth

When I try to open a Panoramio image in Google Earth it takes about 20 seconds to load. Any idea why this could happen?
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Does subpixel rendering require low-level access to hardware?

Does subpixel rendering, like with Microsoft's Clear Type, require some sort of low-level access to the monitor hardware? It's not clear to me how these "subpixels" are activated. If it does require ...
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Does Visio allow to plot a mathematical function?

Does Visio allow to plot a function such as y=(1/sin(x)). I am keen on being able to specify the function directly, rather than having to fiddle with some stencils dimensions. Is there a specific ...
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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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What can I do to resolve low FPS problems on AMD Graphics?

Two days ago I bought Hp dv6t with Radeon 7690m xt. When I run cpu and gpu benchmark on Cinebench 11.5, I got 5.01 cpu and 48.16 FPS for gpu. After I installed updates from HP notification center, ...
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Does Radeon HD3000 onboard graphic work with any CPU?

When I buy a barebone with "Integrated ATI Radeon HD3000", do these onboard graphics work with every CPU? I am asking because I want to build a backup server, and I want to use an older, not so ...
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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 ...
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Graphic Drivers

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Beta on an Acer Aspire One ZG5 net book. Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chip-set Family card I installed Ubuntu 11.04 last year, two days before the release of 11.10. ...
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Can't open photos in Google-earth

I have encountered this issue on both different PCs recently. When I click on Panoramio photos in Google-earth, only blank pop-up appears, as in the screenshot below: I have already tried the ...
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How do I change the canvas size of a PNG with ImageMagick (GraphicsMagick)? (How to pad with transparency?)

Alternatively: How do I take a non-square PNG and "fill out" the "rest" of the image with transparency so that the resulting square image has the original image centered in the square? ULTIMATELY, ...
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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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How many graphics cards does my motherboard support?

I have a motherboard with 6 PCI-E sockets and I wanted to know how many graphics cards are supported. The manufactor of the motherboard says that only 3 graphics cards in CrossfireX are supported. I ...
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Mac Cursor PNGs

So I found a collection of PNGs for authentic Windows cursors. Does anybody know where I can find the same for OSX? The only one I've found so far is the following standard black cursor:
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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 ...
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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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Nvidia 8500 GT graphics card vertical lines displayed on LCD screen

I have nvidia 8500 GT graphics card (512 MB) in my system on gigabyte motherboard. A few days ago due to electricity fluctuation there are some vertical lines are displaying on my lcd screen and the ...
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Bad graphics card or new power supply needed?

I've just bought a Radeon HD6870 but when I install it my machine doesn't even POST. I had to get a PCI-E power connector adaptor (2xHDD sockets to PCI-E 6-pin plug) as my 500W power supply only had ...
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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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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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Gray lines on my LCD Desktop monitor

My screen sometimes becomes annoying. Gray horizontal lines occur on my screen. I've changed my Graphics Card. But nothing happened. I changed the monitor power cable and 80% of the lines disappeared ...
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HP-G6-1117TX graphics issue with ubuntu 11.04 installation

i have laptop HP-G6-1117TX in which i have installed ubuntu 11.04 recently, the installation was fine with no error, wireless, display almost everything was fine for new install, i switched off the ...
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Switch ubuntu graphics driver

I had an install of ubuntu on an old hard drive in a computer with a nvidia graphics chipset in it. I just moved the drive to a new computer with an amd card, and I am having troubles switching over. ...
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How can I add a coloured, random, ragged brush stroke to a black and white graphic in Paint.net?

I have a black and white photo and I want to add a sweeping brush stroke wash in colour across it so that you can see the B&W information through the colour. A second possibility is to do a ...
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My graphic card memory is higher than my RAM memory

So,I got this HD4650 which is got 1gb memory, but my ram is only 512mb, another 512mb is on shipment, so will there be any problem? I'm running on the 1gb graphic and 512mb ram right now. will this ...
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What is an ISO file extension regarding a graphics file?

I've worked with ISO 9660 images files before, but now I'm working with Arbortext, a documents processing COTS software product for work with technical manuals. It's taking a CGM file with redlining ...
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If I install a second graphics card for a quad monitor setup, how powerful does the second card have to be?

I have a dual monitor machine at work that I use to write code, run scripts, and plot results. The amount of plotting can be quite demanding. I have ran out of video memory a couple of times (its ...
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Change splash screen on GRUB 0.97

I'm running a Linux from SuseStudio. I would like to change the background image at the GRUB screen. menu.lst contains the line gfxmenu (hd0,0)/boot/message. When I strings the file, I see the line ...