Stands for Liquid Crystal Display and is now the defacto standard type of computer monitor.

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can fluid from a broken laptop screen run into your computer and ruin it?

my laptop screen is broken. and when i had it repaired they said there had been fluid in the machine, and that had to be repaired too. but i can't remember that i spilled some liquid on the machine, ...
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Water spilled over LCD screen, small and growing black dot portion appears on the bottom of the screen

Yesterday I accidentally spilled some water over my 22 inch LCD Dell Monitor’s Screen and after 15 minutes I saw small black portion at the mid bottom of my screen and it keeps on expanding. What ...
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LCD showing White Screen on my HP Compaq 8710w Laptop

I've got an HP Compaq 8710w Workstation for a laptop. A couple of months back, the LCD started displaying multiple shades of colors (blue, green, pink etc). I could still see the desktop and was ...
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Do current 4K Monitors have dual panels in them, or is it just a software/connection term?

For example take Dell's UP2414Q, many resources online mention two panels coming together side by side to make up the monitor itself, which sounds bad, some even claim color differences. I'm ...
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Force Higher Screen Resolution [duplicate]

In a Virtual Machine, using a hyeprvisor like VMWare Workstation, the user is able to increase the guest machine's screen resolution beyond the resolution of the host's monitor. You can view the ...
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Any gadget to connect wireless speakers with TV?

Is there any gadget available that can be connected to the Audio Output of Sony Bravia BX300 LCD through Wires and then acts as an intermediary to which I can connect Wireless Speakers. Ultimately I ...
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Wavelength and luminance about LCD monitor

Is there any standard (or product) documentation defining about the value of wavelength and luminance while sending RGB = (255, 0 ,0) to LCD monitor?
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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Dell XPS m1530 graphic chip-LCD-inverter or video cable

I have a Dell XPS m1530. When I turn it on, screen wont work, not even a ghost image or backlight on LCD. I tried it on external VGA monitor, and it is working normally, I did some tests while it's on ...
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Blurriness on different monitors

I have an IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad (X61s) laptop that seems to produce a blurry* screen on several monitors. I have used different cables, so it's either the laptop itself or perhaps both monitors have the ...
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What is the technical name for the [cable] in a laptop that connects to the [LCD] [duplicate]

I wanted to google it and learn about the connector; with the ultimate goal of learning how to turn it into a DVI, VGA or HDMI (To turn a naked laptop LCD into an ad hoc monitor) But when I started, ...
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How to fake my screen to be CRT instead of LCD?

I assume that the operating system detects whether I have LCD or CRT, so it can select the allowed antialiasing methods? I want to get rid of this "brilliant" antialiasing for x-axis, called subpixel ...
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How are pixels drawn on an LCD screen? [closed]

Could you please tell me how a computer draws an pixel on an LCD screen. I have come to know that lines are drawn using pixels. However I couldn't get how could a pixel be plotted?
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Replacing my HP laptop's broken panel

I just had a short question. So my laptop's screen got broken a couple of days ago and I wanted to replace it with another one. My laptop model is HP 1000-1403AU 14 inch. This is the required panel ...
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Physical Glossy Lines on Laptop LCD Display

I just got a new HP Laptop,but i can find there are lines inclined at 45 degree from top left to bottom right corner on the right side.I switched of the screen and examined it in light.I can there is ...
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Samsung monitor flickering or takes long before it powers on after sleep etc

I have a Samsung BW226 monitor. Recently, after waking computer from sleep, screen flickers and makes hi-freq noise for a few seconds then switch off image, and I have to switch it off and on until it ...
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LCD replacement and brightness issue

So I have just replaced the LCD panel in my notebook Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Screen works fine, except for the one thing. I can't adjust brightness of the screen like I did it before. The screen can be ...
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Inverter defect on Asus Lapetop?

My good old - but still in use - Asus V1S laptop has stop working well. Display shows only a vertical green line on left site. An attached external monitor works fine. So my suppose (and hope) is ...
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Broken laptop screen?

So my friend poured some tea into his laptop, and the screen looks like this: Even in the brighter areas, the colors are not exactly right. He took the laptop to a "tech", who said it's the ...
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Full HD LCD on windows 8.1 is too bright and too sharp [closed]

I got a new notebook with Windows 8.1 and 1080P monitor. It's too bright and the picture is too sharp in comparison to my old notebook's 1366x768 screen, even if I turn off all the brightness. I ...
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A stranger smudge on my LCD monitor on gray background

I have Dell LCD monitor (and old IPS or eIPS model). Today I have noticed a strange smudge that goes from the top to the bottom on the left side of the monitor appearing only on gray background (you ...
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Why do LCD monitors turn blue right before they switch off? [closed]

I occasionally observe the display of LCD monitors turn black then blue as they enter power savings mode. This appears to be the regular behaviour of many LCD monitors. As the bright blue screen ...
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Hanns-G HZ201 19" LCD monitor [closed]

I'm an old tv man and it looks like there is no red. My house took a lightning strike thru the ethernet and fried all of my comm stuff. This monitor is hooked up to a puter that didn't seem to be ...
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Reducing brightness of specific pixels on laptop screen

My laptop's screen has a couple of small bright spots. They are obnoxious but I don't want to have to buy a new laptop or replace my current one's screen. I suspect that the bright spots could be ...
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Can a bad LCD cause the HDMI to not work?

Recently, one of my laptops have had its LCD go bad: a lot of flickering, colourful lines will appear (the more wellknown version of this problem is that the LCD displays one or several horizontal, ...
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Resolution - Why does an LCD TV look ugly as a monitor?

I extended my desktop to my 32" Emmerson LCD TV and set my resolution to the native 1366x760 which is 720P but things still look "ugly". The text is by far not as crisp as a monitor, however a 720p ...
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How to use smartphone LCD on computer?

Smartphone's LCD are small and tactile, perfect in size to integrate them on your computer case for monitoring purpose. I searched for LVDS to DVI/HDMI but i'm not even sure the input is LVDS and ...
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Upgrading PS1 Light Gun [closed]

Is There any possible way to upgrade the retro G-con Light Gun for PS1 to allow it to interact with HD TV's? I am aware that they were Designed purely for Tube TV's but I would be happy to know of ...
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Lifetime of flat panel monitor - Taking into account dimming and not just stop working

I have been told by somewhat of an expert at my company that in an office setting the current flat panel monitors usually have a lifetime of around 3-5 years. The context of this is not that they ...
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Laptop white screen on power-up. Still displays via HDMI output

my wife's laptop recently started displaying a white screen. It doesn't show post or anything, just a white screen when it's powered on. However, it works normally with HDMI output to our television. ...
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Duplicating a scaled version of one display's output on another in Windows 7

I have a multi-monitor configuration attached to a machine running Windows 7 that consists of: 1 x 24" LCD - connected on DVI; main monitor 1 x ~100" projector - connected separately on DVI on a ...
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What determines an lcd monitor refresh rate?

I just got an old and dead laptop from a friend, which has a 17" wide 1440x900 LCD monitor, and I want to convert it to a desktop one (the desktop monitor I already have is an old Samsung LCD 17" 4:3 ...
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Watching a movie and working with a laptop simultaneously

I have an LCD TV and a laptop. I connected the laptop to the LCD by HDMI. Now I want to play a movie by a movie player like VLC. But when I play it, both the LCD TV and the laptop monitor show the ...
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Half of LCD monitor is dim--what could be the cause?

I have a 4 year-old Samsung SyncMaster 2233 LCD display and recently part of the display got dim. I've checked all external connections and they look fine. Symptoms: Top of monitor is dim (maybe ...
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How do I fix the cable connector to my laptop(horixontal/vertical lines)?

I have an Alienware m14x and have gotten vertical and horizontal lines all over the screen. In the past I was able to twist, bend, and push in certain spots on the screen to fix it (mostly). Now its ...
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What effects does heat have on an LCD screen?

Unfortunately some water got into my LCD screen creating weird dim patches against the bright back light. only the screen seems to be affected, not anything else. I am thinking of keeping it in the ...
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Why do laptop screens flicker during video mode changes? [duplicate]

Changing the display mode (resolution and/or refresh rate) causes the screen to flicker or go dark for a few seconds before the image stabilizes. At least this happens on all laptops and desktops I've ...
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IBM/Lenovo X61 Tablet PC - cleaning a dried water patch under the wacom display surface

Got myself a used Lenovo X61 tablet PC (a notebook with Wacom pen responsive display) - the price was super cheap, and as per the phrase of "you get what you pay for", I got the notebook in a ...
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pcmanfm display desktop in a ackward fashion when using side-by-side multihead/multiple monitors

I have my laptop, and I pluged an LCD monitor to it, followed a couple of tutorials for my GNU/Linux distro on how to do multiheading properly and everything is good. BUT, PCManFM. PCManFM provides ...
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How do I buy a standalone LCD Inverter? (For Science) [closed]

I was searching Ebay for an LCD inverter to connect a naked laptop LCD to a VGA port... for science. Some things I know, some things I don't. But for the sake of simplicity and ADHD... ill spare you ...
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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PC turns on(sends signal to LCD and gives BIOS beep) after random number of attempts

My PC worked well until one time about 6 months ago the LCD lost signal and I have to restart the it. Since then when I want to turn on the computer and push the power button I do not get signal on ...
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Which attributes contribute to the quality of an LCD panel?

Is the LCD matrix type (TN, IPS etc.) all I need to know to be able to reasonably speculate on the LCD panel's image quality, or do I need to take into account its processor, and/or other properties ...
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Fix LCD Display Issue

Just since yesterday, I notice there is a "white spray" at the top right corner of my LCD screen. The "white spray" is more obvious when the screen is in dark color. At first, I thought it is dirt or ...
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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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How do you open the chasis of an ASUS VK246 LCD Monitor?

Was just hooking my monitor up to my new computer and when I hit the "down arrow" (physical) button (in order to switch the mode to HDMI) it stuck. Now I have a volume control in the middle of the ...
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can dead pixels magically heal themselves?

I had an area of dead pixels on my Lenovo laptop, which appeared out of nowhere and grew over time. The area was completely black - couldn't see through it, and after recent travel with laptop - I ...
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Philips 190V LCD Monitors - Turns off and then back on loop

I got Philips 190V as a gift, which would be a nice replacement for my old AOC 9K+ which consumes a lot of power by my calculations. I have a lot of experience with electronics, and LCD monitors, but ...
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Backlight brightness on Mint 16 (GeForce 330M)

I have Dell Vostro 3700 with GeForce 330M and use the nouveau driver. I have Mint 16 with Cinamon. I want to be able to change backlight with keyboard shortcuts. I did some changes to kernel ...
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What is the cause of a vertical white line on an LCD monitor?

This just happened yesterday when I was browsing the internet. My AOC N941Sw monitor is suddenly showing a thin horizontal white line near the center of the screen. The white line distorts the images. ...