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1answer
25 views

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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41 views

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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37 views

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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1answer
43 views

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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252 views

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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1answer
281 views

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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1answer
154 views

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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1answer
103 views

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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248 views

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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1answer
38 views

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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1answer
101 views

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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52 views

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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257 views

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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99 views

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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0answers
62 views

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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1answer
105 views

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 ...
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0answers
70 views

Is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and glossy display with anti-glare screen protector?

Forgive me but I'm not so sure if this is an appropriate question to ask in this site. But is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and a glossy display with anti-glare screen ...
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46 views

How can I disassemble a Viewsonic 1932wm-3 19 inch lcd monitor?

This is rather specific, however multiple models with similar model numbers have similar disassembly instructions. The problem is in the minor details. My ultimate goal is to access the power supply ...
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0answers
45 views

Programmable/custom control of 3D LCD displays [closed]

Consumer 3D LCD monitors are becoming much more readily available and cheaper, and often come packaged with 3D glasses. My understanding is that many of these displays are passive, with every second ...
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0answers
56 views

27" IPS LCD monitor [closed]

I want to buy a monitor meant only for programming (photoshop, dreamweaver, maybe some apps later on). I'm looking for 27" IPS LCD. What do you think is the best pick nowadays(you can type more than ...
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0answers
208 views

Are all (or most) LCD LED panels with LVDS connectors cross-compatible?

So here's the situation: My Lenovo U310's LED backlight suddenly stopped working. Atleast I hope this is the issue and nothing is wrong with the mainboard (it works fine with an external monitor... ...
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2answers
127 views

Will someting happen to my monitor?

I got this new laptop I bought few days back and I was taking good care of it when yesterday a friend touched the monitor, I don't know how hard he touched but that sudden glow happened that you get ...
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2answers
414 views

How to permanently fix misaligned screen affecting multiple monitors?

I have 4 LCD monitors connected to a single PC with 2 graphic cards. And they all are setup in extended display mode, so it is basically a 1 big screen. But recently I am having a problem with the ...
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1answer
853 views

LCD Monitor screen keeps going blank

I have an LG LCD monitor (Flatron L192WS). I've been using it since 5 years, never had a problem but from yesterday onwards suddenly after 20-10 minutes of working, the LCD screen goes blank. When the ...
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208 views

Samsung Syncmaster S22A460 issue

I recently got this monitor from a friend and it worked perfectly fine for a month for him but soon it simply turned on, had the info-input box on the top left corner that said digital/analog (it ...
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2answers
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Little colored lines on my laptop screen

My LCD screen has three noticeable problems. Note that when I plug an external LCD tv into my laptop, the picture that the LCD TV displays the screen is fine. As seen in: ...
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46 views

Utility for LCD Monitor Information backlight power on hour display

Does anyone know of a monitor information utility that can retrieve and display the number of hours an lcd monitor has been powered on or how many hours the monitor has on its backlight?
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387 views

Dell Latitude E5400 LCD distorted display

So, I've read many of the suggestions here and elsewhere online but can't seem to find an answer specifically for this issue I'm having, so I'm asking. I have a Dell Latitude E4500 which is ...
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1answer
375 views

Does Monitor Refresh Rate Save Battery Life

Is this a myth or is this for real? I read about it all and was wondering if anyone knows if it is true or tried it yet. Going from 60Hz to 40Hz
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1answer
137 views

Monitor flickering after power outage

I have a laptop-to-monitor setup, and after a power outage, the monitor is always flickering on and off (it's really bad at first, then goes down a bit). I have a Samsung SyncMaster 240 monitor. I'm ...
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214 views

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 - seriously - and ...
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177 views

Calibrations settings stored in monitor

I recently bought new Samsung SyncMaster S22B300B. Its colors were awesome. To play with its settings comfortably using mouse, I installed Samsung MagicTune. There are two calibration options in it. ...
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1answer
415 views

Wave like screen flicker at 60hz but not 40hz?

I just picked up a Sony Vaio duo yesterday. However, I have found that it probably has a defective screen. It is a 1080p IPS lcd, but the issue is, when I display solid colors, I can see noticeable ...
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1answer
726 views

Signs of electromagnetic interference?

I recently picked up a 22 inch Samsung LCD monitor, it was used but it worked perfectly when I got it. Now that its in my office, I've noticed that there are horizontal lines of "static" moving across ...
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2answers
665 views

My LCD screen has a green line down it and doesn't want to go away

I know it's my screen and was wondering if there is any method known to fix this apart from getting a new screen? I've plugged in a different screen on the same DVI cable and it works fine and used a ...
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2answers
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Use a LCD Monitor as a TV

Firstly let me say that I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question. If it is not then it'd be nice if a moderator could move it to the appropriate forum. I have a 22" LCD Samsung ...
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How to clean a stubborn LCD panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to clean an LCD monitor? I invested in some good IPS panels a few months ago and today is the first time I've tried cleaning them. I have a ...
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1answer
237 views

Remove LCD Stand for Wall Mounting - FSM-270YG

Based on Jeff Atwood's post on Coding Horror, I ordered one of these monitors, and I've been absolutely loving it. However, I recently (i.e. today) took the next step in monitor-y goodness and ...
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LCD/LED screens; how color affects the power consumption?

I have read on web, for CRTs black color would reduce the power consumption of the monitor but for LCDs it's the white color that reduce the power consumption. It says "The way LCD's produce black is ...
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Samsung LCD 214T gets stuck in power saving mode

I've had this monitor (Samsung 214T) for more than 5 years, and had to replace the capacitors a couple years ago. It still works beautifully, but it's always had a similar problem that when I ...
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Intermittent graphics issue

An older (~3 year old) PC I have passed on to my younger brother has a Sony 17" LCD monitor and uses on-board Intel GMA 3100 graphics (supports Aero under Windows 7 and no more is required). Recently ...
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Monitor's auto adjustment feature doesn't work

When I click the auto adjustment button on my Samsung desktop LCD monitor, my screen changes its appearance, my desktop moves downwards, half of the taskbar is hidden and a small blank bar appears on ...
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1answer
704 views

Is there a laptop where you can turn off the backlight of the screen completely? [closed]

Is there a laptop where you can turn off the backlight of the screen completely? I have a Pixel Qi tablet where you can turn off the backlight and I use that function all the time. Really saves the ...
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2answers
360 views

What is the usefulness of a screensaver on a computer using a LCD monitor?

Old computers were using CRT monitors and when an image was continuously displayed on the screen, it became marked. So, screensaver where invented to avoid screen burn-in. Laptops and modern ...
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1answer
151 views

Can a LCD monitor be used to log / monitor your activities?

I'm borrowing an LCD monitor from someone I don't completely trust, to use with my laptop. Can the LCD monitor on its own be used to log the screens I view or websites I visit, or any other data? ...
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1answer
227 views

Monitor emits a faint noise when certain patterns are displayed

Under normal circumstances, the Dell E2310Hc LCD Monitor seems to work fine. However, when I display an large array of hash characters ("#") a faint buzz can be heard from the monitor. It appears to ...
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0answers
673 views

Strange bright/white bubbles beneath LCD screen

I've got an older generation x86 Macbook Pro that has some weird white bubbles embedded in the LCD. The actual pixels seem to be working fine (not dead or stuck), and when I put colored images in ...
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1answer
1k views

Main differences to the eyes between LCD and CRT monitors

Let's say that we have same average quality LCD and CRT monitors. They have same size, same resolution and same frequency. Let's say almost the same everything (temp, room light, etc). Which would be ...
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1answer
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How to take a Packard Bell Maestro LCD Monitor apart?

Does anybody know how to take a Packard Bell Maestro LCD Monitor apart? I need to separate the layers of the screen in order to remove a fly which is stuck inside it. There are no screws on the back ...
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1answer
147 views

Laptop screen replacement

I have this screen and the "Full HD" resolution is too much for my eyes. I'd like to get a screen with smaller resolution. Will this model work? Or N173HGE-L11 (please use search on that site, I can't ...