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

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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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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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LCD Screen distorted by vertical black lines

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The following is supposed to show a completely white display: Notice the vertical lines? And no, it's not caused just by my digital camera. Although ...
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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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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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Monitor in power saving mode while CPU is still running

I am have a problem with my LCD going into power saving mode. It all started about three days back by randomly going into power saving mode while PC is smoothly running. Then the frequency of going ...
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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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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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A colleague rotated his LCD monitor to portrait mode while LCD power is on

Is there a reason why screen color turned yellowish while the LCD power is on when rotating? I know CRT when rotated while its power is on becomes discolorized, but I'm surprised it has same effect on ...
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Acer Travelmate c303xmi LCD inverter cable broken wires

I have an old Acer Travelmate c303xmi and the LCD hinge broke. Continued usage without replacing the hing caused the LCD inverter cable to wear and three brown wires were severed. I've dismantled ...
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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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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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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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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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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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New Laptop LCD inverter Fitted but Brightness Controls not Working

The inverter board for my laptop (Vaio FE series) LCD panel is buzzing loudly when the brightness controls are adjusted down though not when on maximum. There is also screen flickering so I suspect ...
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Toshiba laptop lid light flickers and lights turn off

I have my laptop for years now and it's still running well but as of couple of months ago there was some color changing on the lower left corner of the screen. It somewhat appears to be red coloring ...
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Sony Vaio laptop LCD developed a black fish/feather shape inside the screen

My Vaio, which I've had for a while, now has a black "fish" or oval splotch in the screen. Any ideas?
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Lenovo Thinkpad T530 - LCD has strong moire effect

I was just about to buy Lenovo ThinkPad T530 laptop, as the reviews were speaking the best... What was my surprise when I saw that the LCD has a strong moire effect! I mean, if you change viewing ...
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What is the type of the LCD of Dell latitude D530?

There are now several types of LCDs: PIS, VA, TN... But I have trouble to find what LCD type Dell Latitude D530 has, as it is not written in the specs. Maybe at the time of its release there was only ...
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have ...
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Firefox subpixel rendering on Ubuntu

I was reading this here blog entry and the page was driving my eyes NUTS. Seems like it's the fault of Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. It's had this problem before, it seems but it should be fixed. ...
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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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Can't use LG IPS224V-PN on fedora 17 as second monitor

I tried to connect my monitor via HDMI and VGA, the screen turn on with the fedora logo, but it isn't detected in the "Display and Monitor" system settings. I am currently updating the system with ...
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Vertical white shadow artifact on LCD VGA monitor

I have a slight problem with a VGA monitor which is connected through a Belkin KVM to two different computers. You should be able to see from the image what I am talking about... It is a photo, not a ...
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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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Xfce 4 LCD brightness control granularity

In Xfce 4 (version 4.8 to be specific) is there a way to adjust the granularity of the on-screen brightness control that shows up when I press the appropriate hardware key on a laptop? The brightness ...
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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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distorted lines across entire screen, also on replaced lcd, but ext. monitor works, advice?

My computer: Dell Latitude D620 I have these lines going horizontally across my entire screen making it completely illegible. So naturally I replaced the monitor. However similar pattern of ...
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Does changing a display's resolution turn display's pixels off?

When a display (LCD, LED, OLED, etc) changes its display resolution, are pixels on the display "turned off"? Meaning, are the same number of pixels on the display being used to show an image with ...
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How does LCD display work with VGA connector?

it's said that: "As an inherently digital device, the LCD can natively display digital data from a DVI or HDMI connection without requiring conversion to analog." From here ...
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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 - seriously - and ...
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LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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Is the adhesive between an LCD screen and surface glass toxic?

My old laptop has bubbles appearing between the screen itself and the glass. The screen itself works fine, but it's leaking a resin out of the screen edges. Is this resin dangerous in any way? P.S. I ...
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Dual monitors on nVidia GeForce 9600 GT

I have an nVidia GeForce 9600GT*, which has (only) two DVI connectors. I have one connected to a 22" LCD panel and the other empty. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I have a second LCD panel, ...
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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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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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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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Dell XPS m1210 LCD Backlight does not want to stay on at first

I have a Dell XPS m1210 that I've been using for almost 6 years now. Recently the LCD screen back light would turn on for a few seconds, then shut off until I closed the screen and opened it up ...
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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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LCD monitor flicker when connected to a laptop using VGA

I have a dual screen setup with two AOC e2450Sw monitors connected to a laptop. The laptop has one HDMI and one VGA output. When one of the monitors is connected using VGA, it flickers or displays ...
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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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LCD screen doesn't power on at first attempt and shuts down immediately

My Dell model 1504FP LCD has a malfunction. Whenever I power the screen on, it does not light up but stays switched off for approximately five to ten seconds. Then, when I power on, the screen works. ...
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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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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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does dimming a ccfl reduce its lifetime

I just replaced my ccfl lamp in the laptop. I had recently been running it a bit dimmed, thinking that might reduce power and have the laptop run a bit cooler, and shortly after that it burnt out ...
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Monitor-Specific Color Profile Results In Yellow Grayscale Images

I recently purchased a new Acer S201hl monitor. Many lay reviews compliment its color accuracy with people noting only a bit of a blueish tinge. After a little time, Windows found, and I installed, ...
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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 ...