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

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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 ...
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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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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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turning off LCD in lock mode in WIndows

I have Windows 8 installed. How can I turn off the monitor when the computer is in lock mode (windows+L)? I'm using a netbook and I can't turn the display off since there is no power button for ...
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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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The laptop screen goes black after 6 seconds. What can I do?

I was given a Dell Latitude D-610 today that have a strange display problem : when the computer boot, screen goes black after 6 seconds (delay after which I can still see images, provided light is at ...
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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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Blank screen on laptop after replacement

I have an Acer Aspire 5332 laptop, running Windows 7 home premium 32bit. My screen broke, but the particular screen (LED) are no longer made so I bought a CCFL one with a new converter which has ...
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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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Laptop screen goes white during POST

I have a Clevo laptop. On POST the screen goes white -- not instantly, but it begins from the center of the screen as a spot and then it spreads to the entire screen. The strange part is that in the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I connect the screen of a laptop as an external display?

I do not want to use a functional laptop as a display. I have a brand new replacement screen for a laptop that I would like to mod into my desktop computer case. I want to connect it to the computer ...
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Possible to bypass laptop inverter power source - HP dv5000 inverter 7 input pins?

I've got an HP dv5000 laptop with a backlight that won't light up, (but is known to be good). I've also got an inverter board which is good, but isn't getting power from the mobo. So, my question ...
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Cracked laptop lcd screen with gray spots appearing

I have opened my pavilion HDX 18 laptop to replace the screen backlight (one of the lamps broke but there were no gray spots). Once I put it back together The screen appeared cracked and it displayed ...
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slight jiggle or shake results in laptop's lcd to ripple in one (small) spot

Even applying a tiny bit of pressure to the frame surrounding the lcd causes it. Is this damaging or a sign of bad assembly? To be clear: this happens in exactly one place on the LCD, regardless of ...
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MacBook (OS X.7) cannot communicate with LCD projector

The computer recognizes the projector, and IDs it in the "displays" menu, but the projector -- both an In-Line and a Hitachi projector -- does not recognize any computer sending input to it. I have ...
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Laptop LCD screen line defect(?)

The left part works well. But there are various colors of thin vertical lines and black background. Which problem does my laptop have? Is this LCD problem or mainboard problem? I wonder which ...
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Advise on sony notebook graphic card/monitor/bios fault

I am getting colorful stripes on my laptop's display, as described by the pictures: Thus, I ask: Whether I have a software or a hardware failure? What is the cause of the problem? Should I ...
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Displaying random pixels on LCD

Will it damage my LCD screen if I display a stream of continuously changing randomly colored pixels, at the monitor's refresh rate, for a long time? As in, will it damage it any more than displaying a ...
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Stuck or dead pixel?

I can't tell if one of the pixels on the screen of my 2011 Macbook air is dead or just stuck. The pixel is usually black while displaying most colors, but it changes to white if I'm looking at a ...
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Can laptops be used for DualView technology? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a free/open source tool to allow me to control another computer or use it as a second monitor? Is it possible to align two laptops and configure them to use ...
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Netbook screen display is garbled (has black/white & horizontal line patterns, screen freezes, and/or wrong display position)

Upon powering my netbook on, its screen turns into a garbled display (has black/white patterns, horizontal line patterns, screen freezes and/or wrong display position). This distortion happens even at ...
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What is the odd paper inside a computer LCD?

So some friends and I were smashing an old, broken laptop; and we found this odd film like paper inside the LCD screen. When you look through it, it seems to act like a prism, as everything becomes ...
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What are the white spot on my Laptop LCD screen?

Today, I've cleaned my laptop screen and noticed white spot that can be seen behind a white background pixels. There are about 3 or 4 of these little spot on the right and left side of screen. It ...
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Laptop with a hit, the screen shows black as red and have red vertical lines [closed]

yesterday my laptop hit the ground on one side and since then the screen has vertical red lines and shows the black as red. Is the physical screen broken? I expected to see some local damage on it ...
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Why am I seeing red dots on my LCD screen?

My laptop is about 2.5 years old. Now I am starting to see red dots on certain shades of colour (mainly dark colours, blues and blacks), and it is not limited to certain pixels, because when you move ...
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My monitor made a noise and is now dimmer - can I repair this myself?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster T190 LCD monitor which I've had for about 5 years. It hissed slightly then went dim (readable but the top half of the screen is less bright). I'm pretty sure that after 5 ...
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How to disable auto brightening LCD

I am not talking about adjusting screen brightness through power management (this is a laptop), I'm not talking about how the screen brightness setting may be different between 'plugged in' and ...
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How to program arduino with ic2 for a liquid crystal lcd screen? [closed]

I am trying to get text characters to come up on my liquid crystal lcd screen. it's a 16x2 screen. It only uses four pins...gnd, 5v, scl, and sda pins. I'm not sure what how to program it since all ...
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How to get rid of disturbance on LCD monitor?

I have an Acer G195HQL LCD monitor and recently I've been noticing a lot of disturbance on the screen. They appear to be like flickering horizontal white lines. These lines are more apparent on dark ...
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Is there any difference between a refurbished and a used monitor? [closed]

I am looking for an additional monitor. I'm trying to save some money by looking at used and refurbished ones. Used monitors are usually noticeably cheaper, but it is quite difficult to find ...
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Green flickering pixels that move with black images

Strange question... Occasionally, on my LCD screen, pixels that should be black flicker rapidly and constantly between black and green, about 4 flickers a second. The crazy part is, unlike dead/stuck ...
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interface an lcd through rs232 interface

Linux has character device file representing serial port /dev/ttys*. I can simply open , read , write , close a serial port using system calls in my c program. I am working on a board which has an ...
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How to flash Acer Aspire 5541 BIOS with USB when LCD is not working?

I want to flash my BIOS to see if it will fix my LCD problem (screen is just black when i turn the laptop on). The BIOS update says: [Fixed History] 1. Solve DVD can't be dislpayed in clone mode 2. ...
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Differences between LED and LCD monitors, from a consumer's perspective

I'm researching possibly getting some LED monitors to replace my LCD ones. What are the practical differences between LED and LCD monitors that a consumer would notice? I'm looking for things like ...
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Is it normal to hear soft, high-frequency blips and clicks from an LCD monitor?

I bought a couple ViewSonic 27" monitors a while back for my dream system, and so far, I've loved them. Then, all of a sudden, one of them started making strange high-pitched clicking/blinking ...
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Is there a fix for a monitor that displays odd artifacts and whites out?

I have a 24 inch Acer AL2416W LCD monitor with a native resolution of 1920 x 1200. Recently, after I brought it with me to a LAN party, it began acting oddly. Certain shades of yellow, like the ones ...
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Adding sensors on Intel Atom through GPIO

I am building a portable medical kit on Intel Atom N240 series, loaded with FC 11. I am adding sensors (spirometer oximeter) through GPIO, (using RS 232, spi. USB is also an option). I have loaded ...
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Multiple display with a laptop

Is it possible that I can get two different displays when I hook my laptop to a Projecter /LCD via a HDMI or a VGA cable that, I am able to continue doing my work and let a certain be displayed on the ...
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LCD display panel for Ubuntu/RHEL

I'm looking for a very simple 2 or 3 line LCD display that allows me to print custom data to it from the a linux box (Ubuntu and RHEL). I want something like this or this that fits in the front of my ...
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Gray lines on my LCD Desktop monitor

My screen sometimes becomes annoying. Gray horizontal lines occur on my screen. I've changed my Graphics Card. But nothing happened. I changed the monitor power cable and 80% of the lines disappeared ...