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Dell laptop screen black on boot, even Dell logo at Bios boot not shown

I have a Dell N5010 laptop. I recently got my motherboard changed from a local repair shop. Ever since I started using the new motherboard, it so happens that every other day when I switch on the ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - Black screen on boot

Having trouble with an Acer Aspire 5742. After pressing the power button the screen backlight comes on but it stays black. The Windows(7) chime sounds and when plugged into an external VGA display ...
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Change display input source for MSI GE62 2QF Apache Pro

Okay so I was just fooling around with my computer by switching tabs and I have no idea how but I think I brought up like a input source menu controlled with either the tab or arrow keys and have no ...
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Change display image position on Windows using an nVidia card

I am using a resolution less then the native resolution of my laptop monitor and would like to specify the position (h-pos and v-pos) of the display image on my screen freely. I am using Windows and ...
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Windows 10 icons are not displaying on the bottom row unless I move an icon to be the second from the bottom and then move one under that one

I ran a cmd file to change my registry for Windows 8 DPI scaling since Windows 10 scaling wasn't working, but it seems to have caused more problems than before, such as several crashes and the icon ...
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3 Monitors on Dell Latitude E6520 (NVidia NVS4200M) Display Keeps Disconnecting

I am trying to setup my Latitude E6520 with 3 monitors, 2 External and laptop display. THe setup should be as follows: Primary - Laptop (1920x1080) - Embedded Secondary - Acer X233H (1920x1080) ...
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Laptop screen flickers but more in the night

Asus VivoBook S301LA running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit The problem mainly occurs on websites which are graphic/image intensive. The problem mainly occurs in the night. I may have a flickr an hour in the ...
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Keeping second extended monitor ON when laptop lid is closed in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a second monitor plugued in the laptop and configured as an extended display. When I close the lid (first display) Windows 10 turns off the first display, and assume the second as the first ...
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Flickering laptop screen when hot - cause?

What could be the cause of a flickering screen every minute or so like the picture below? Flickering seems to get worse when hot (usually into an hour of gaming CPU 100C, GPU 85C max). Adjusting ...
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Display issue: how to tell it's hardware related?

The issue is that a portion of display on my laptop flashes not-so-dense green dirty things. Like few scattered pixelsflash green lights for few seconds and goes away. It happens unpredictably. How ...
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Acer X193W monitor keeps displaying “no signal” after connecting it to laptop's HDMI port

I've had a 19" Acer X193W monitor lying around for a while now since my desktop PC crashed, so today I decided to have the monitor as an external display for my laptop. I went out to get an HDMI to ...
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No “Extra Large icons” on High DPI laptop (Win)

I have a high DPI laptop (3200x1800, 13" screen. Hardware is Lenovo Yoga2Pro), which I hate for these reasons. My specific question is about the size of thumbnail icons in native Windows (10). The ...
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Extend Windows7 Laptop Screen to Samsung Android Phone

Did some digging, found a bunch of apps that claim to do this, but none are free and all have compatibility issues (some issues listed in app reviews specifically mention my video card). I am ...
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Removing Multiple Volume/Brightness Graphics

So after upgrading to Windows 10 (x64), I am encountering a situation where I get two different graphics when adjusting volume or brightness on my 2010 Samsung Q430 Laptop: The graphic on the left ...
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White-Black dot on Laptop Display

I have noticed a dot on my laptop screen. The behaviour of this dot is changing under different background colors. I just want to know if this is a DEAD PIXEL of anything else and is there any fix for ...
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Switch between the display of multiple monitors

I've got Windows 10 and a Intel graphic card. Sometimes I have to connect various monitors to my laptop and I don't always have a clear view of all of them. Is it possible to have the option to see ...
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Screen locks even when plugged in

I have attempted to prevent my screen from locking when plugged in for 3 hours, but it is not happening. These are my settings: Nevertheless, if I leave my computer for 15 minutes it locks, even ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute

My laptop screen goes black after about a minute of inactivity. I've already tried setting the Screen Saver to anything other than Blank and increasing the Wait but it still keeps happening. Also ...
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How do I get my faulty display cable (and display) to work reliably?

I have a HP g4 laptop with a faulty screen. The screen is normally blank, but flickers back to life if I press the right side of the display(from the back) and slightly bend the entire display ...
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Why is my laptop screen flickering white and grey?

I have a Lenovo Y500, I bought it two years ago. A while ago I got an issue where my screen started flickering with multicoloured stripes, I got the wiring repaired from a Lenovo store. I did this at ...
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Screen flickering then driver crashing when using dual monitors on laptop

I've had an ASUS N55SL-DS71 for a few years now. It has an i7-2670QM with Intel Graphics 3000 and an Nvidia GT 635M 2G. I generally use it with two external monitors attached and the laptop screen ...
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My Acer Aspire V5 571 laptop powers on but the screen remains blank

I was on Skype on a hot day inside the house yesterday and our 6 month old laptop just went blank but still powers on. I can turn it off by holding the power button for a length of time.
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How to make sure display of laptop is actually matte?

I am trying to find acceptable configuration of Lenovo Y50-70 on Amazon. How to be 100% sure that display is FullHD, IPS and matte? What words / terms describe that? Any examples? What about this ...
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hp compaq 8510p laptop starts but no screen display

I am using hp compaq 8510p about 3 years and this problem occurred for the first time. I was using windows 7 and my laptop was working fine. Then I decided to upgrade to windows 10. I installed it. ...
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How can I check if it's my LCD or the LCD Cable that's Faulty?

My Dell Inspiron N5110‘s LCD Display went completely white two days ago. I was using NotePad++, when all of a sudden the image on the screen began disappearing. The way it disappeared was from top to ...
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Turn off the MacBook Pro’s display with the lid open while using an external monitor on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

How do you turn off the MacBook Pro’s display with the lid open while using an external monitor on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite? All the previous methods—such as the one’s listed here—that have worked on ...
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My laptop's motherboard is fried, how can i salvage my laptop s lcd screen? [duplicate]

I have already removed the hdd and now using it as external. Optical drive was gone already..but i want to salvage the lcd screen and use it. I tried googling it but couldnt find any detailed method ...
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Laptop screen randomly turns off and on again ONLY during start up

It's happened a few times by now, this what I do: Turn on laptop. Log in (everything fine until now). Desktop loads and screen randomly turns off and on again, usually 5 or 6 times and lasts less ...
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Detaching LCD cable from motherboard

How do I detach LCD cable from motherboard (lenovo B560)? Link is to my drive where I posted close-up pictures of it: https://drive.google.com/folder/d/0By5Sw6G6VsXLcnNTTG9pazB0d2M/edit Been ...
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Clarification on laptop display resolution

In the MSI GP60 2QE LEOPARD Gaming Laptop the screen is 15.6 inch. The specs on the MSI web site states it has a resolution of HD (1366x768) /FHD(1920x1080). What does this actually mean? Does the ...
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Is there a way to quickly switch between two screens when displaying from my laptop?

I've connected my laptop to my TV, using an HDMI cable. Now I want to be able to quickly move my mouse and keyboard focus from the laptop to the TV screen, and vice-versa using a keyboard sequence, if ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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Display won't turn off, Turns black Instead Lenovo ThinkPad W540

In my power setting, my display should turn off after a minute, when this amount of time elapses, the display is still on but showing black screen instead of turning off. How Can I solve this? ...
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Looking to stop ANY action on lid close on a Toshiba Tecra W50XUS2

My work laptop is a Toshiba Tecra W50XUS2 running Windows 7 and lots of IT-imposed software. I have the lid close actions all set to "do nothing". But it must being doing SOMETHING because about 50% ...
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Laptop screen turns off after startup after previously being connected to external monitor

I usually connect my laptop to a monitor, so I have 2 screens to work with. Yesterday, I went out to another city with my laptop. When I turned it on, the screen showed the Windows 7 startup as usual, ...
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Lenovo u410 Resolution Upgrade Problems and Questions

I'm an IT Pro, so I'm not a complete noob, but I will say that dealing with specific differences in notebook video cables is something new to me. I got a u410 for an absolute steal and it's perfect ...
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Brightness adjustment on laptop

I have an acer aspire 5738z with a display problem. When i increase brightness for more than 40% the display goes black but not entierly black. When i dim the brightness to the initial level, the ...
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Samsung “Smart stay” for Windows laptop [closed]

Samsung uses technology named "Smart stay" on their Android devices (Samsung Galaxy S III): It waits till you're asleep: the screen maintains a bright display as long as you're looking at it. ...
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How do I re-position the displayed image on my laptop?

I want to re-position the display on my ASUS K53SM laptop's screen because I somehow managed to damage some portion of it (and I don't want to spend on this laptop for the time being). Please refer ...
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My Acer E1 534 laptop screen is black when i turn it on

I tried putting a bright light on it to test whether the back lights are damaged, switched around the ram and drained the battery on motherboard but still nothing, what do i do.
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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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Why does my laptop screen occasionally flicker? [closed]

I use an Asus Ultrabook UX301L with Windows 8.1. Everything works except sometimes very short moments the screen flickers and just once. Then it can take hours or days until I see it flicker again. ...
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2 displays detected on ThinkPad T400

I want to ask if somebody know why there are 2 internal displays detected on my ThinkPad T400 on Win 8.1. I don't remember if it detect 2 displays also on other systems but I think yes. It brings a ...
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Identify this screen connector

I have taken apart my old (Compaq) laptop, and I'd like to see if there is a way to reuse the screen. The connector is shown below, but it has no labels so I am wondering whether this is a generic ...
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Switching between Video Adapters in a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop

I have a Win 7 Latitude E6530, which includes a discrete graphics card (nVidia MVS 5200M), normally connected via the Port Replicator to 2 external monitors (Dell U2410 + Dell 2001FP) both via DVI. ...
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Bottom half of laptop screen occasionally flickering black. Size of black area varies

I just bought a new laptop the other day. Lenovo Yoga 2 13. During use, the lower half of the screen is turning black. It's almost like a pop up in that it appears, and any interaction with the ...
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Does a graphics card have separate processers for internal and external displays?

I have a high end Dell Inspiron laptop with 1 GB ATI Radeon graphics card. Because of some problem, the LED screen of the laptop is malfunctioning -- it works sometimes, and other times it abruptly ...
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Linux Mint 16 Laptop Brightness Issues

Linux Mint 16 Petra 32bit(Xfce) - Sony Viao (Laptop) Model: VGNFS980 I have no 'function key' functionality to control brightness... When I first booted the live version, the brightness was OK. Upon ...
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Sepia Filter On windows

When reading Books on android (using almost any application) I can activate sepia mode, which, is easier on the eyes. I wanted the same thing on windows so I started digging but I could not find ...