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Display Issues on Asus Laptop (Windows 10)

Good day! I have been having an issue with my Asus UX303L laptop display. When I attempt to snap my icons to a grid, the bottom row and right column just do not seem to exist. Is there any way to fix ...
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Lenovo Y570 - Better performance when outputting to an external monitor

To make this simple: When I try to play Overwatch (or any game, using Overwatch as the example) on my Lenovo Y570 on its own LCD, it averages about 30 FPS, with the sound quality going down with it, ...
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Turn off laptop display while working remotely

Is it possible somehow to turn off laptop display while working on laptop remotely? I know someone would say: Close the lid but i can't do it. I just want to have the same effect like my lid is ...
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What is the correct way to tell if a screen is compatible with my laptop?

I have an old IBM thinkpad Z61t, and I want to upgrade the screen to one from an even older Toshiba laptop. The screens are both very different sizes, and probably different resolutions, but the same ...
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My graphics quality changes when I unplug the power. How can I prevent that?

When the computer is plugged in, I have good graphics colours. However, when I unplug and the computer switches to battery power, I have a nearly yellow coloured screen. I want to keep good graphics ...
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Dell Vostro 2510 Screen Brightness adjustment gone after re-install

I wiped XP off my laptop and installed Windows 7. It is beautiful! But, I have now lost a number of adjustment settings, most importantly the ability to press Fn + Up and Down arrows to adjust ...
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Laptop screen driver crash? Bad display, shows in 6 parts

I was browsing the internet, and suddenly the screen became black, PC rebooted itself, and the display went bad, and shown in 6 parts: Is there any way to fix it? It is trying to make some "...
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Repairing a Dell XPS 13 (9333) loose display hinge

I have a Dell XPS 13 (9333) model and the display hinge is very loose. I've already tried tightening the hinges but that didn't help the problem. Does anyone have any fix tips for this problem, or ...
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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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Laptop - Screen sometimes stays black after “display off”

My laptop is currently set to never go to sleep (on either battery or plugged in) but I do have it power off the display after 10 minutes(battery) or 20 minutes(plugged in) Most of the time, it works ...
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how to change icon size according to laptop mode?

I have a Lenovo Yoga pro 2, and Windows 8 as OS. My PC has 3 types of mode - laptop, tablet ant tent. I know how to change in general the size of the icons. Can I automatically change the size of ...
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Colorful dots on laptop screen

I have a Dell laptop 3510 model and it has a weird issue. As soon as it boots up it alternates between black and colorful dotted screen and then it turns off. And in this time everything else stops ...
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Laptop LCD T-Con

Is the t-con (timing control) board for a laptop lcd panel built into the panel itself, or is it a separate part that can be replaced like it is in televisions and desktop monitors? From what I can ...
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How to troubleshoot a non-functional laptop

Laptop model: HP Pavilion G7 Symptom(s): The screen refuses to work. Once turned on, nothing happens. What I've tried: I've plugged it in to an external monitor to verify display functionality, ...
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Do blue light filters actually reduce blue light?

I'm using redshift to reduce the blue light of my computer screen, which is supposed to be more relaxing for the eyes. So I wander, if the screen is visibly more reddish, does that mean that there is ...
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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 ...
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How do I know the dpi of my laptop screen

My laptop is HP 250 G2 with 15.6” diagonal LED-backlit HD2 anti-glare (1366 x 768). Please How do I know the dpi value?
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What is the difference between these display screens?

Please check these 3 products: http://www.snapdeal.com/product/CompaqPres/89388 http://www.snapdeal.com/product/lenovo-ideapad-30015isk-notebook-80q700uein/639467071061 http://www.snapdeal.com/...
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Laptop dimming display on dark backgrounds

My Acer laptop running Windows 10 has a very annoying feature: when running on battery, the LCD backlight dims gradually when displaying a dark screen and brightens gradually when displaying light ...
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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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operating system does not show max supported resolution

My product specs list shows that my notebook sports a 1080 resolution display: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-15-ab200-Notebook-PC-series/8499306/model/8818875/document/c04799692/ ...
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Would my display be usable after removing touch screen glass?

I have a zenbook pro ux501vw and find the display unusably reflective at times. I also don't use the touchscreen at all, so it occurred to me that it might be possible to simply remove the glass, ...
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Toshiba Satellite S75D-A7272 screen black

My laptop got wet and wasn't turning on whatsoever, so I replaced the motherboard. It now turns on, but the screen is black. I've tried doing a cmos reset (holding the power button for 60 seconds ...
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How can I determine what is wrong with my laptop screen?

In order to obtain a normal level of brightness/contrast I have to slightly twist the screen, otherwise an array of GPU artifacts tend to appear on the screen, sometimes. I know, this sounds insane. ...
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How do I connect 2 monitors to a laptop? Hdmi/ Vga Doubts

I currently have one monitor connected to my laptop via HDMI. My laptop only carrys 1 hdmi port, but it also has VGA port. Can i connect a second monitor to the VGA port? Will their be any real ...
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Notebook screen: Coloured noise on grey background

TL;DR I see on grey-ish backgrounds a coloured noise. Sometimes it flickers. (See attached screenshot) I own a Lenovo Y500 gaming notebook. Over the lifetime of the device I modified tow things: I ...
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Can't set screen brightness in Gentoo system

My system: Linux gentoo 3.10.7-gentoo-r1 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT216M [GeForce GT 240M] (rev a2) output of xbacklight: No outputs have backlight property output of xrandr: ...
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High resolution monitor (2560x1440) to NVIDIA 9700M with HDMI

I have an Acer Aspire-8930G laptop and I want to connect it to my 27" screen. The graphic card is NVIDIA 9700M, which supposedly supports up to two screens with 2560x1440 resolution. The laptop has ...
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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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Lenovo Y50-70 screen replacement

I want to replace my default Lenovo Y50 screen because it is damaged. I have bought already two different screens to replace it but neither of their connectors work. This: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Fixed-Green -square on 4K Display Asus n551VW

Today i notice my new Asusn551VW has some problem with display. I witness a small green square on my display when the background is pure black, the problem looks more clear when the system starts up. ...
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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 off....
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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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DisplayPort, Intel 5500, MST: Can I daisy chain 2 x 2560x1440 and 1x 1920x1080 displays?

I have a Thinkpad T450s laptop. It comes with Intel 5500 graphics and a displayport 1.2 (don't think it's 1.3). I'm trying to figure out if I can add 2 screens @ 2560x1440 and retain the laptop ...
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Identify this screen connector [closed]

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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Laptop screen won't turn on

Sometimes when I press the power button, the laptop screen won't turn on. After trying on/off a few times with power button, I give it a few hard punches on its back, and then it eventually turns on! ...
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Can Only Extend to External Monitor

I am trying to figure out how to make my external monitor the default display. I am able to connect the laptop with VGA to the monitor and extend display. But when I try to show desktop only on ...
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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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How do I connect the screen of a laptop as an external display?

I do not want to use a functional laptop as a display. I have a brand new replacement screen for a laptop that I would like to mod into my desktop computer case. I want to connect it to the computer ...
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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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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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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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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 ...