Liquid crystal display; the type of display panel used in almost all computer monitors today.

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Dell with LCD issues only boots after it's been off for several hours

A few weeks ago, I started noticing that very rarely, when I touched the frame of my Dell laptop on the left side, there would be a few green lines on my display. I didn't think much of it until some ...
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Display looks fuzzy / broken on my desktop running Windows 7 with an MSI GeForce 960 GPU

I installed my PC with Windows 7 as my OS and I have an MSI GeForce 960 GPU, but it seems to be giving me some problems. Every color transition doesn’t go smoothly and it just looks very fuzzy. I ...
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LG LCD monitor malfunction / repair

I have problem in my LG monitor 19" LCD. It is not working and the power LED signal light is showing both blue and amber light (very weak, not as usual) and not functioning. I checked and every ...
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My secondary monitor gets a lot hotter than my main monitor. can I mitigate this without buying a new monitor?

I have 2 monitors: An LG E2241 and a Fujitsu Siemens H22-1W. I use the LG monitor as a main display for all my games (because it's 1080P) and the H22-1W as a secondary display that just about only ...
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Increasingly growing vertical lines on my laptop screen (Dell Inspiron 7520 SE)

I've had these 2 vertical lines since yesterday. Their length have doubled since then ! Would someone please help identifying the problem and the solution ? I've had this laptop for around 2 years now ...
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Can a ccfl monitor run with more than one inverter?

As one of my projects I have decided to take on is converting an old dell all in on into a personal monitor. It's pretty simple, I have one driver that handles the inputs and such, an inverter for the ...
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Does a modern LCD display need a screensaver? [duplicate]

I wonder why people still use screensavers on their laptops with LCD or, if a more recent model, LED screens? I know that, for CRT displays, that were crucial and if one hadn't used screensavers then ...
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Black line across screen on Dell Latitude E6430

I have been using Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 2 months. Everything was working fine. Suddenly, black line on top of screen came and not going back. I tried to to take screen shot of ...
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Monitor adjust the brightness by itself

Below my monitor (LCD screen), there are buttons for changing the luminance of the screen. It only can be adjusted from there. But I don't know starting from when my monitor change the luminance by ...
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How can I check if it's my LCD or the LCD Cable that's Faulty?

My Dell Inspiron N5110‘s LCD Display went completely white two days ago. I was using NotePad++, when all of a sudden the image on the screen began disappearing. The way it disappeared was from top to ...
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Laptop screen resolution stuck in 1280x800 - Ideapad Z580

I had connected my laptop to an external LED display in the office on Windows 8.1. Before connecting the laptop, my display resolution was 1366x768 which was normal. Even while it was connected to the ...
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Using an LVDS LCD panel with an eDP board output

Due to a bunch of design restrictions I am trying to shoehorn something together that may not be possible. These are my requirements: 1) The computer is an Intel NUC, and as such it has an eDP (...
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My laptop's motherboard is fried, how can i salvage my laptop s lcd screen? [duplicate]

I have already removed the hdd and now using it as external. Optical drive was gone already..but i want to salvage the lcd screen and use it. I tried googling it but couldnt find any detailed method ...
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Does HDMI connected LCD monitor produce sound from my computer?

I Have a question about using an HDMI-connected LCD TV. When I use 'extend' to extend my desktop to my TV, how do I get the audio to (appropriately) play from the TV? For example, when I put a movie ...
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Flickering graphics on a section of LCD screen

The graphics on my LCD are flickering on only a portion of my LCD. I feel that this is a hardware issue. The issue began back in October whenever I was putting a lot of computing load on my laptop. It ...
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IPS LCD Left-side Interlaced Dark Pixels

I purchased three i2367fh IPS panels from AOC a few years ago, one of which had a leaky backlight; But once that was replaced, the new panel began intermittently mudding up the video signal on the ...
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Thin horizontal extremely faint gray line on my laptop monitor. Should i be worried?

I barely noticed it today you can hardly see it and it is visible only on grayish color, it is not a software issue coz it appears also in the bios menu. So, should i be worried that this will get ...
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Stopping a screen crack from spreading?

I have a late 2011 15" Macbook Pro (though I think my question is more general). I just noticed a small and fairly superficial crack on the glass covering the LCD -- there is no damage to the LCD at ...
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Backlight inverter and newer laptops?

My notebook, an Asus model X44H, got its screen broken. I replaced it with another screen and, although not the same model, it worked and all was fine. I forgot the charger and it lost its energy, so ...
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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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Do we still need screensavers to “protect” LCD from damage [duplicate]

Screensavers were: Initially designed to prevent phosphor burn-in on CRT and plasma computer monitors (hence the name)... So, does it make sense to setup screensaver on LCD display?
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Laptop Screen worked and now is blank on boot up/BIOS/POST

My laptop booted up fine however after I did a reboot now I do not see a POST or BIOS at all on a bootup. There is also no beeps and I hear the fans. The screen remains blank the entire time. I ...
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Can I safely replace a CRT monitor running at (1024x768) with a 21" TFT (1920x1080) HD monitor?

My archaic CRT monitor has a resolution of 1024x768. My GPU is an Intel 82945g chipset, CPU is P4, 1GB RAM running Windows XP. I want to replace the CRT with a TFT which comes with 1366x768 resolution....
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Strange LCD failure mode on a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop

I got this refurbished laptop (Dell Latitude E6430) a week ago. It’s been fine until this afternoon, when the display went haywire while I was in the middle of using it. There are a couple of pictures ...
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Desktop LCD monitor which allows backlight to be controlled in software

I would like to know if there is any standard or feature which allows desktop LCD monitors backlight control setting in software. I would like to know what I should be searching for. This is a pretty ...
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When I see a black pixel only on a blue screen, is that a stuck pixel or dead pixel?

I have pixel on my LCD that appears black only on a blue background; it works fine on other colors. Is this a "stuck pixel" or "dead pixel"?
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How to fix a faulty old LCD that flickers?

User dmcdivitt's helpful comments under this original at Lifehacks SE inspired this post. I indeed am awaiting his/her unification of his comments to answer this question her, for the benefit of ...
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I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically [closed]

I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically. In more detail, videos and moving graphics on the screen are in color and everything else on the screen goes shades of gray. Found more info ...
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How to use a 30" lcd monitor 20 meters away from my computer?

Is there a long enough dual DVI cable or a way to do this while using 2560x1600 resolution? I have a spare monitor which I want to use it in my kitchen to watch things or even check out a recipe (...
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“lpwd ” and “lcd path” command not found on PUTTY

please help me! I need to transfer the file from PC to Elektra (PUTTY). I want to see the local working directory before I transfer the file, but when I typed "lpwd ", it showed that "command not ...
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Is it possible to change screen backlight trough hardware means?

Given that after several days I didn't manage to change the brightness through software means (askubuntu.com/questions/577539/dell-chromebook-11-unable-to-set-backlight-and-sys-class-backlight-empty ...
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Are laptop LCD cables interchangeable?

I do a fair amount of laptop repair for my job. One of our most common issues is people coming in with broken screens; in such cases, it can be hard to figure out if the cable is broken or the screen ...
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VGA display is blank after disconnect/reconnect

At home I sometimes disconnect a large LCD VGA display (and USB mouse/keyboard) from my XUbuntu/xfce server to use it with my laptop (mostly to play games). As long as the LCD is not disconnected I ...
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LCD Horizontal Line with Changing Color : Dead Pixels or Stuck Pixels?

My monitor recently started showing a black horizontal line yesterday. I tried searching for some solution on the internet and found some good suggestions. Now, recently I noticed that the color of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...