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VGA passthrough and desktop virtualization

In short, my dream is to have one machine with multiple paravirtualized desktop and server guests, one of which has to be a Windows desktop with powerful graphics. As Windows can't be paravirtualized ...
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No image from graphics card but image from onboard video

I have an HD 5970 running on a P8Z68-v LE motherboard and I have no image comming out of the graphic card. When I plug my screen on my motherboard, I see the bios and the OS. When I plug my screen ...
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Dual monitor on PC with one VGA and one DVI-D input

I realise there are a number of similar questions already posted but I haven't seen any where the DVI input involved has been DVI-D. I hastily bought a VGA to DVI converter, then realised the cable ...
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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 ...
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On board Video Card vs PCIE 2.0 Video Card Priority..?

I'm making a build and have selected both a video card and Motherboard that I like and should be compatible. However, the motherboard has an ATI on board video card and the video card I selected is ...
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What is the best way to create a single PNG image containing multiple PNGs of the same size?

What is the best way to create a single PNG image that contains multiple PNGs of the same size, such as 32x32 and 64x64? I have a lot of images that I need to include in a single image so I can load ...
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Playing back HD videos will stutter on PC

I'm using a Canon 600D to shoot HD video at full frames. When i playback on my PC using VLC the video is just about unwatchable - It stutters, lags and the audio is out of sync. However when playing ...
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Windows 7 taskbar bug

I installed Advanced System Care to try to change my settings for Aero Peek. Now I have this rendering bug in my taskbar. I can't seem to undo the changes I've made and I get this every time - how ...
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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. ...
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Non-widescreen tablet + widescreen display

Most of the screens are 16:9 now, most of the graphics tablets are not. How does an A5 tablet (like Pentagram Designer, for instance) interact with a wide screen display? Do I get dead zones at ...
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Photoshop Doesn't Have Smooth Gradients on a Specific Monitor

After using Photoshop on a daily basis for the past few years, today when I booted up I noticed that photoshops gradients were no longer smooth for me on my laptop monitor. Here's an example: ...
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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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GPU - Graphics Card with 2 DVI Outputs or 1 DVI Output and use a splitter

As the title says, I'm looking for a new computer and am trying to compare graphics cards. I see some of them have 2 DVI outputs on the card and I was wondering if there way any advantage of using ...
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Why do These Black Boxes Appear in Windows 7, and How Can I Prevent Them?

Seemingly randomly, black boxes begin to appear on many of the programs I have open. Here's what they look like: Photoshop: foobar2000: When I restart my computer, the boxes go away. I have yet ...
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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 ...
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What is the reason of blue pixels (noise) on screen?

My problem is, that if I play a game the screen gets blue noise pixels. If i reboot, even the bios prompt is not only black but with some blue pixels dancing around. What could be the origin of this ...
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On my Toshiba I want OpenGL 3.2, but the graphic card reports it's incompatible?

We have a computer graphics project and we need to use opengl 3.1 or above versions with the shaders. I have toshiba a200 with ati radeon hd 2600 graphic card. my friends with same graphic cards but ...
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Is it safe to have NVidia graphics always on on a Linux laptop, or do I risk overheating?

I'm getting a Lenovo T520 with two graphics cards: Integrated Intel HD 3000 Discrete NVidia NVS 4200M In BIOS, I can adjust which card(s) to use: Integrated only Discrete only Both (NVidia ...
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Can integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics be used for triple-head?

I'm getting a new Lenovo T520 with Intel integrated graphics. Is it possible to use three screens with Intel HD 3000 (the laptop internal screen + two external screens)?
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Monitor loses signal when switching users

Periodically when I log off from Windows my monitor will lose signal. The machine powers down normally when I press the power button on the case so I think it is running normally aside from that. ...
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How to Draw Angles in Word?

I use Microsoft Word to write a tehcnical document. When I embed illustrations in the document, I use a canvas [my own translation from Swedish ('arbetsyta')] and draw inside it. This way I can manage ...
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Graphical Scripting Language [closed]

I would like to improve on the normal sleep inducing Powerpoint presentations with a moving graphical show for my "Bits to :- I'm sorry Dave" semester. So I am looking for a 3D graphics engine with ...
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Does a larger laptop screen size reduce graphics performance?

For example, does a laptop with a 17" screen have lesser graphics performance than the same graphics card in a laptop with a 15.6" screen? The common sense answer would be "yes", but in the computer ...
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merging brightfield and fluorescence images in Photoshop

I have fluorescence images from a microscope -- they are in TIF format. I simply want to merge these together, I.e. overlay them. I have images in red, green and blue channels. My typical method of ...
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Fixed aspect ratio with ATI Radeon HD 4350 on Windows 7 64-bit

I'm trying to get Windows to preserve the aspect ratio when playing games at low resolutions. I have an ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics card. Here are my software specs: This is the place in the ...
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Get a new computer or Graphics card? [closed]

I have a Dell Precision Workstation 670, all was working fine under Windows XP. After the second unfortunate system failure and subsequent system scramble, the system was rebuilt with Windows 7 ...
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Does it make sense having FPS higher than the monitor refresh rate?

I've heard that the human eye processes twenty-four images per second. Also, monitors usually work with 60Hz. My question is, for a highly interactive application (e.g., a fast-paced FPS game) does ...
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Intel Graphics Drivers - Hue issues?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. The embedded graphics controller is the Intel GM45 Chipset / Mobile Intel 4 Series Express. The OEM drivers (it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop) are provided only up to ...
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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 ...
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Dell XPS M1730 flashing red green blue white black over and over

When I turn on my power button on my Dell laptop, the screen just flashes red green blue white black and then repeats that. This happens as soon as the computer turns on. What can I do to fix this?
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Getting the same picture in a variety of different hues?

I have a simple, 200x200 PNG. I need to have it in 358 more hues. I could save 358 copies of the same picture in Paint.NET, manually adjusting, but that's a bit silly. Is there some sort of web app ...
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Raytracing with ultra violet/infra red

Is there a raytracer which can render images with more than the visible colors? I'm especially interested in ultraviolet and infrared but support for the full frequency spectrum would be nice, too.
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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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Whether the computer is enough for Blender or DX9/DX10 game programming tasks? : ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ND22 [closed]

I wonder if any "ZOTAC Zbox mini PC" will be enough for Blender or DX9/DX10 game programming tasks? Is the new CryEngine 3 Sandbox editor will be enough ION2 Nvidia graphics processor? Whether the ...
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Is there any performance difference between GTX 580 and GTX 580M

I know that the M versions are built for laptops but let's make this as an example: Laptop has: i7 - 4GB RAM - GTX580 (3gb dedicated) Desktop has: i7 - 4gb RAM - GTX580M (3gb dedicated) If i run ...
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Computer Graphics card crash

I just bought a Sapphire ATI Radeon 6870 Graphics card. My Computer is a: Mainoard: ASRock X58 Extreme 3 Mainboard Power Supply: CoolerMaster GX 750W CPU: Intel i7 3,4 GHz My computer keeps ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 - disable NVIDIA graphics card

I have an Asus U36 laptop running Ubuntu 11.04 with two graphic cards - one from Intel which is quite sufficient for me, the second from NVIDIA which consumes a lot of battery while not even working. ...
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Make a differentiated barchart using numbers

I have a question about Numbers. I want to make a bar chart that shows the membership of my organisation. I want to divide between unitary organisations and membership organisations, so i want ...
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Free Software similar to Photoshop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Free Huge Image Viewer/Editor (like Photoshop, but free) Looking for a good free image editor I wonder if you could help me with a software similar Photoshop but ...
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Which software is best for logos and shapes designing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Logo Editing Software For Non-Techie I am finding it very difficult to use photoshop for designing something new like logos new pics etc. I want to know which software ...
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Free graphics tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I am building android app and need some graphics tool for the background and to developer pixel character. Any good free graphics ...
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How do I create an image with “instructions” in it?

How do I create an image with "instructions" in it? Ok I want to be able to create images like these: I'm no graphics expert (and i've got no idea how i can achieve that effects in that page) ...
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Printer issue with Konica Minolta C253 - print outs look different

We're having an issue in our office with a printer, and it's got me a little stumped. Two different users, when printing the same document with the same graphics to the same printer, see a different ...
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Illustrator “Save for Web & Devices” returning crappy, pixelated images

I'm trying to create a nice title for my webpage... a big white title to sit on a black background. I'm using Illustrator to do so. When I create it, it looks nice, but when I hit "save for web & ...
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How to make videos like this

How can I create videos like this: http://vimeo.com/24302498 What software do they use? I see lots of these types of videos and curious as to what they use to make them.
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Open A New Document With A Layer In Photoshop?

I have technically designed a website in Adobe Photoshop and would like to be able to make new documents in Photoshop using the layers. I do know that you can copy and paste images from the web, ...
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Word 2007: Annotate picture with numbers?

I would like to annotate a bitmap picture with numbers. The numbers should simply be in the middle of circles with a solid white fill and a black border: ➀, ➁, ... Probably the numbers are only from 1 ...
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MATLAB colorbar labels cut off in printing with large images

I'm using false-color visualizations for some HDR images in MATLAB, but with large images I find that the colorbar labels get cut off. In the MWE below, colorbar labels (and I think some of the ...
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Batch image resize: keep transparency, ratio and fill empty space

I have number of images with alpha layer, with different size and aspect ratio. I need to bring them to one size(say 150x150) with maximum possible dimensions keeping alpha and aspect ration. For ...