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

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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 it'...
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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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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 Lowering The 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 https://en.wikipedia....
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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 and it's perfect ...
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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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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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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 again....
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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 microfiber ...
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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 is,...
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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 ...