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

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Thinkpad T60 display has suddenly gone dim

I have an IBM Thinkpad T60 2007 laptop with a 14-inch 1024x768 screen. Some time ago on one occasion I turned it on, Windows booted without any problems, but in the exact moment I plugged in my webcam ...
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Power Cord Ratings (Volts, Amps) for Monitor?

I recently bought the HP w2228h monitor on the cheap locally. It didn't come with a power cord and I was amazed at the price of the HP 8121-0739 power cord that originally comes with it. I am not ...
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improving a heavily used LCD's screen life, some questions

I have a 24 inch LCD and the LCD display of my laptop which are extensively used, so i cannot save the screen by keeping it turned (using less). I have already set the display options to shut down the ...
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Why only external monitor is working on my laptop?

Today I did some cleaning in my laptop as GPU and CPU were overheating (100C). I have done it many times so I was confident in myself. After putting all together the internal LCD screen was not ...
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Is there any device/adapter that allows connecting DVI or HDMI display over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a device that allows connecting LCD monitor remotely. Is there any device like this?
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Dell Latitude D620 LCD display incorrectly

I have a Dell Latitude D620 laptop. It was free. When I got it, it worked fine for three days. Then, whenever I turn it on, the screen is a garble of blue lines and shakiness. I hooked the computer up ...
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Jagged images on ViewSonic vx2239wm [closed]

I bought a ViewSonic vx2239wm LCD monitor. I connected my PS3 to it but I face a lot of jagged images. I have Batman Arkham Asylum on right now and I can actually feel the jagged images of the jail ...
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How to configure a monitor/graphics adapter for elderly eyes

My elderly father is increasingly frustrated by his computer display. A high-res card and monitor combo, with the card operating in the "native resolution" mode for sharpest display, leaves screen ...
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Multiple multitouch monitor?

Can we connect multiple touchscreen monitor to dual/multi-head GPU, how does the input works on Windows 7? can the O/S handle multiple input from arranged monitor?
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Connecting my Toshiba L655 Laptop to LCD TV with only VGA?

I read through the specs and looked at my laptop. I dont think it has a HDMI port. So I guess I am left with VGA port to connect to LCD TV. I need to know is it possible to connect my laptop to HDMI ...
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Making laptop not increase/decrease screen brightness when changing power source

When I disconnect my laptop from AC power, its screen becomes more dim, in order to save battery. When I connect it back to AC power, it becomes bright, because now it's not concerned with battery ...
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Why are 1920x1200 lcd screens so expensive now? [closed]

Not sure this is the right forum but here it is. About 4 years ago I bought a 1920x1200 lcd screen from Samsung for about 300$. I can't seem to find any screen with the same dimensions anymore under ...
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What is the expected lifetime of a flat screen LCD monitor?

I am looking to get a second monitor for my home PC. I have a used Dell 2407 on hand cheap, but it's four years old. How long can I expect an LCD like that to live ? Can I expect to get a couple of ...
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How can I identify if my LCD screen has an LED backlight?

MY new XPS 15s screen broke so i had it replaced. However i'm having doubts that instead of my normal LED backlit screen I have been given an traditionally backlit screen. How do I find out ?
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Screen went pink

I've got an LCD display plugged to my PCI-e card (GeForce 7600GT), using VGA cable. At some point, after unplugging and plugging it back (I'm also using it with xbox), the display went pink. I can see ...
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Is it possible to transmit more than 60Hz on a HDMI port?

Is it possible to transmit more than 60 Hz to my LCD through the HDMI port on my laptop? Somewhere I've read that I need to have a HDMI 1.4 cable to do that – but I haven't found anything like this ...
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LCD BENQ monitor brightness

I have BENQ 15 inch LCD monitor. When I turn on monitor, contrast or brightness dialog is automatically displayed on screen and I cannot remove this dialog. If I increase brightness, automatically ...
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LCD screen damaged?

Ok, So I have an ASUS Laptop, obviously with lcd screen. Recently I may or may not have (shifty eyes) sat on it. Accidentally! I freaked out as soon as I heard something crack, saw it was my precious ...
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Intel Graphics Drivers - Hue issues?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. The embedded graphics controller is the Intel GM45 Chipset / Mobile Intel 4 Series Express. The OEM drivers (it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop) are provided only up to ...
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Is there any difference between standby, suspend and off DPMS modes on LCD dislays?

All three of these modes seem to have the same effect on my display. Same blanking and waking time. Are there any differences in power consumption or something else?
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Samsung T220 has white pixel “snow” on images with dark backgrounds

My 4-year-old Samsung T220 has been having an interesting problem lately. On images with very dark/black backgrounds, I see flickering white pixels on the foreground parts of the image that isn't the ...
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Ideal brightness and contrast value in LCD monitor?

I'm using 19 inch LCD monitor. The distance between me and monitor is around 80 cm. For this distance, what is the value of brightness and contrast for normal eye sight?
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Method/product for cleaning cigarette smoke off of LCDs?

OK, I admit I am a smoker. Im trying to quit, its hard though... So I have several LCD monitors that have accumulated grime from cigarette smoke over the years. Every so often I take a soft cloth ...
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Are the insides of LCD monitors dangerous?

I have an LCD monitor that is cracked. So far nothing leaks out but if something starts leaking should I be concerned? I have searched and read everything from: It is safe to be around and ...
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LCD suddenly increases contrast

I'm running on a Windows 7-64 bit, Intel HD Graphics with a resolution 1366x768 pixels. What I've noticed is that when I'm using my laptop on battery power and not plugging it on a power source, is ...
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Red Shading On my LCD screen, red lines only on black color (see pic), help

There are red lines all over when there is something black on my desktop LCD screen. Is this a problem with my LCD or my Graphics Card or something. I have Inter G33/G31 Express Chipset Family ...
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What's meant by work resolution in reference to a LCD screen of a desktop?

My Acer LCD's Work Resolution is 1600*860 pixels. But I have no option to set it. I do have options 1600*900. Windows says that I am at recommended resolution 1600*900. But I see Red Shading all over ...
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Red horizontal lines in my Aer LCD only in black colours

I am facing problem with my Acer v203HV. I see so many red lines – only in the black colours of my screen. Like when I watch movies, whenever there appears something dark, there are red lines ...
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LCD Monitor image refresh terribly slow

My LCD monitor is about 4+ years old and has developed an issue where images fade in very slowly and fade out even more slowly. This happened last week - there were no issues with the monitor before ...
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Dell monitors are displaying a 2 thick vertical bars on the left of the screen

So a while back my Dell 20.5" monitor, after using it for a little while, would occassionally get messed up. A thick bar would go from the top to the bottom of the screen (2-3 inches thick). I ...
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How to test LCD monitors?

I will be buying a second hand monitor, a Benq LED Benq 24 V2420H FullHD. What methods can I use to test that the monitor is OK. I mean like dead pixels etc.?
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LCD screen is not working properly

I have a Compaq Presario CQ40-337TU laptop with a 250GB harddisk and 2GB of RAM. I have Windows 7 32 bit. My laptop's screen becomes very blurry or vague sometimes after starting. This vagueness ...
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OS X 10.6: sub-pixel antialiasing

I'm using a Core2Duo Mac mini with the latest OS X 10.6 version. Though the option "Use LCD font smoothing when available" is selected in the System Preferences, Appearance page, when I take a ...
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Text is not sharp and shadowy in my new LCD

Quite similar to this question, I'm in trouble of the same problem now. I'm trying to set up dual monitor on my SONY CS36H laptop, and I bought Acer S231HLbd last Saturday, but have been struggling ...
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Why do my black lines have white borders?

I have an Asus VB191T connected to notebook via DVI connector as secondary monitor. I am observing some problems on that monitor. Photo of a properly functioning screen: Photo of my Asus VB191T ...
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Asus laptop LCD screen broken (freezing, flickering, moving)

This is a video of my Asus x51l. The main problem is just the freezing picture, and the lines on LCD! Is it better to take it to computer service, or is it easy to fix it at home? It is freezing all ...
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Input not supported on ACER lcd monitor

My problem is when I run Warcraft 3 i get "input not supported" on my new monitor, Acer h163hql . All other games runs greate : cs, nba, call of duty etc.. Its just this one game that i am having ...
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HP x22LEDc LCD, and the eye strain that won't go away

What I am about to ask is related to a similar question I asked. Several people suggested several solutions, but nothing worked for me. That particular LCD (ViewSonic) continues to cause immense eye ...
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LCD monitor's resolution is higher than Laptop Screen resolution , how to get full screen display when Monitor attached to laptop?

My Dell U2410 LCD monitor's resolution is 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz (optimal resolution). And my Windows 7 Dell laptop's screen resolution is 1920 x 1080. When I attach my monitor to my laptop I don't ...
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Computer LCD, multiple white spots

Does anyone know of a resource for causes of different types of LCD monitor defects? I'd like to know what's causing a seemingly random spread of white dots (at least over 50, more than multiple pixel ...
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How do I get the best picture out of a PC and LCD TV combination?

I have a Sony KDL 32V5500 LCD television with HDMI, Component, USB and Scart (RGB) inputs (it's 1080p). I want to use this either as a monitor, or a TV showing internet TV (BBC iPlayer etc), driven ...
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I have to cycle my LCD monitor's power on and off to get it to stay on

I have been having a problem with my LCD monitor recently. When I boot up, the screen turns on for 1-2 seconds and then immediately turns off. I have to cycle the monitor's power on and off several ...
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Should LCD Brightness Match Environmental Lighting?

I have a new T410 laptop and ever since I've been using it, I've discovered that my eyes don't stress as much when I adjust the brightness to my environmental lighting. For example, during the day, I ...
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Does the refresh rate affect LCD screens?

I have never really paid any attention to the refresh rate setting on computers with LCD screens. I thought with LCD displays the pixels are either on or off, they don't flicker like in old CRT ...
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Is this an LCD backlight failure?

When I either connect my monitor to my computer or turn it on, it will display an image from the computer for like a second, and then the screen will go black, but the monitor stays on and does not ...
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Status of WUXGA (1920x1200) laptops [closed]

I have and application that absolutely requires at least 1200 lines vertical. I cannot seem to find a laptop from my usual vendors with this resolution. Is the 16:10 aspect ratio dead? Why is 1080 ...
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Laptop inverter board input voltage?

I am trying to repair a laptop where the back light has gone. I have tested the lamp by plugging it into another laptop inverter, the bulb lights up and is fine. I have purchased a "tested" inverter ...
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Can dead pixels appear with age of an LCD?

I'm curious if it's common for dead pixels to have more of a chance of appearing as it ages. I have a 3 year old laptop and just noticed 3 dead pixels in one corner. I don't believe I've noticed them ...
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Computer starts with No Display

When i start my desktop, after i login into my account, i cannot see anything except a mouse cursor. The computer is ON which i confirmed by opening up the task manager. I cannot even see the task ...
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Replacing laptop lcd screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Replacing laptop LCD panel I have a basic Toshiba Satellite laptop, and its screen is apparently cracked. I can see colored lines or blots that are rapidly spreading. Is ...