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

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Why do LCD monitors turn blue right before they switch off? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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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Toshiba Equium P300-16t dim LCD screen

I have a Toshiba Equium P300-16t, the problem is the screen is dim and stays that way I can just barely see the desktop, it works fine on an external display, could this be caused by a faulty inverter ...
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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?

EDIT : This question was wrongly marked as a duplicate (see comments) and has thus got bad reputation. I have still not been able to find any solution, answers will be appreciated. Unfortunately some ...
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Tried to clean phone screen with water, got water patches on screen [closed]

I stupidly tried to clean my screen by dropping a small amount of water and then drying it up using a cloth (instead of rubbing it with a already wet cloth). My screen now has water patches similar to ...
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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. ...
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Back light not workng, replaced laptop LCD, next step?

My daughters laptop LCD went dark a while back, in a dark room you can see that the screen wants to work but will not. I am familiar with laptop repair, have replaced MANY screens. It seems I have ...
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Windows 7 / Graphics Card sporadically recognizes LCD TV connected via HDMI

I have an issue with my PC/Graphics Card not always recognizing my LCD TV as a TV. It will sometimes after a reboot or wake after sleep mode only recognize it as a generic display which severely ...
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Dell inspiron 15-3521 black screen

I replaced my laptop's LCD screen and the LCD cable. When I turned it back on, it stayed black but I noticed that there was a change in the screen, because it went from a grayish black to a deeper ...
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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Causes of Dead Pixels in LCD

My laptop has three columns of dead pixels and it appears to be growing everyday. I myself came to accept it that the only remedy is to replace the screen. My question now, because I am still ...
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How can I connect a third LCD monitor?

I have a problem. I have 3 LCD dell u2412m a motherboard gigabyte GA-Z77-UD4H. According to description it supports 2 LCD monitors on Intel HD 4000. I bought older graphic card Nvidia GTX260 with 2 ...
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Toshiba laptop screen all white

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop here, about four years old. my oldest took it to school and ever since then, the computer boots into Ububntu OK but the LCD screen is all white - no image. I can see ...
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windows 7 shutting down LCD backlight

I just formatted a Toshiba Satellite A300D-14R and installed Windows 7. In normal use it shuts down the backlight of the screen after some minutes, but, with a strong light in the room, you can still ...
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Is smearing on an LCD monitor possibly a sign of having a splice on the monitor cable?

I'm travelling in China, staying at backpacker hostels and cheap hotels. Many cheap hotels don't have Wi-Fi but have a desktop computer in the room with Internet access. The hotel I'm staying at now ...
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Reduce laptop screen brightness below minimum in Ubuntu 13.10

My laptop configuration is Dell Inspiron 1440. I want to reduce my laptop screen brightness in Ubuntu below the minimum level that can be set using system settings. I usually set my screen brightness ...
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Why is this kind of an LCD display not possible?

Like many others, I long for the day when we have a display which does not shine light at your eyes from behind the screen. That is, a display that looks just like a sheet of paper, but capable of ...
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Monitor flickering in gray areas when running newer games

i really can't seem to wrap my head around this one. I basically bought a new PC (almost new, anyway, since i'm using the graphics card and hdd from my old one) and when i run any newer game ...
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How to connect lcd screen to computer?

I have a Westinghouse LCD TV but it does not work because its some part is not working, the lcd display is ok. I want to use its lcd display as a computer monitor. I wonder if it is possible. Is the ...
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Is there a way to use a 4th generation ipod touch with broken LCD… like from your computer?

My friend gave me a broken iPod that he found and I'd like to mess w/ it before I fix it, like possibly see who owns it, and see if they want it before I fix it. I was wondering if there's a way I ...
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Drawbacks with IntelPWMControl?

The tool IntelPWMControl can increase LED backlight frequency to reduce flicker when dimming certain LCD. Are there any drawbacks of using IntelPWMControl? Why doesn't the display controller by ...
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Multiple monitor problems(red stripes, skyblue instead of white somewhere, etc.) - what's wrong?

I've got an eMachines laptop(notebook, I can't find where it says exact model), and I've hit the upper part of the screen today. I really thought it was nothing, since it didn't hit very hard. But, ...
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Monitor image became offset to the right. How to fix this?

Got this odd problem where the image in the monitor is offset to the right. It’s offset a lot. I have an external monitor, which is connected to a laptop. I don’t use the laptop’s display, only the ...
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Why it is so hard to make colours look good on LCD? [closed]

I noticed since the move to LCD monitors of all sorts, I always feel colours are more or less "off", or contrast sucks, or brightness sucks, or colours look somehow weird; it is that constant feeling, ...
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What interface is used when connecting an LCD in the laptop

In a desktop I connect monitors through DVI, VGA or HDMI post that is there on motherboard of the CPU box. What interface is there in laptops? Is it the same (with different physical look and feel) Or ...