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

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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 Optimal Resolution: 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz 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 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 ...
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Will portrait mode damage my LCD?

I've got a Viewsonic VX924, which I love. Ignoring the fact that I will have to improvise my own mount in order to do it, will operating the monitor on its side (portrait mode) cause any harm to the ...
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LCD Lifespan: Does “frequently” (10 times a day) turning on/off LCD shortens its lifespan (especially in winter)?

By default Windows 7 turns of (stand by) monitor every 20 minutes. So I guess, it should be OK to turn off LCD (manually push the power button) when I need to leave for over 20 minutes. In this ...
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Why does this image cause screen flickering?

Image from Avast! software overlay on desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/1e5iP.png Image from SteamCommunity website (most pronounced around the second horizontal gray divider): ...
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What's wrong with this screen

I have a Samsung netbook N130, out of warranty. One day a kid sat on it and since then the display on the monitor is split horizontally. Each half is a duplicate of the other as you can see on these ...
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VGA-out problem on Packard Bell Ipower 5243

I've got an old Packard Bell Ipower 5243 laptop. The screen is broken but the VGA-out port still works... kind of. See: sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. And I have no idea what the cause is. ...
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LCD screen has rainbow pattern

My laptop, which recently has been experiencing RAM related problems, is now also having LCD issues. The screen get a vertical rainbow pattern randomly in Windows and sometimes when booting: Is ...
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How to fix Dell 2408WFP LCD making high pitch noise?

I have two Dell 2408WFP LCD monitors that I purchased new a bit over 2 years ago. One of them suddenly started making a fairly loud high pitch noise after turning it on. As well there was a noticeable ...
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New monitor doesn't display text the same as old monitor

I've just purchased a new Samsung Syncmaster PX2370 and it doesn't seem to be displaying text the same way as my old Apple monitor. On the Apple monitor text looks a little stronger and more detailed ...
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Non-refreshing displays?

Are there any display/monitor technologies available or in the works that do not constantly refresh the screen? Ie, the individual pixels only change when there is a change to be made, rather than ...
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Why do moving lines become fuzzy on my monitor?

I recently got a new notebook. With moving images there are some graphical issues, and I'd like to know what causes them. None of my earlier monitors exhibited similar issues. Moving high contrast ...
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Ubuntu is not detecting my LCD properly , how do I fix the problem?

I want to reduce the brightness of my monitor as per my wish . But ubuntu System->Prefernce->Monitor doesn't have options and I think that coz it uses generic drivers . How do I fix this problem ? ...
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Antec Fusion Black (iMON) LCD won't turn off on system shutdown, blacklight is still on, and I cant suspend either

I've been struggling a while with getting the iMON LCD/IR-receiver on my Antec Fusion Black case to shutdown together with the system (XBMC Live 10 - Ubuntu based). But it won't. When it's turned off ...
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Best monitor for reading [closed]

Will response rate make a difference? What is good brightness? What is a good contrast ratio? Definitely there are other things to look for, so please give me your opinion. Also, what screen size is ...
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Problem with my laptop screen

My laptop screen is capable of 1440 x 900, which is what it is set to right now. If I set it lower than that, it becomes horribly blurred; why is that? Is it a screen problem or a video card problem ...