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

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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 lcd monitor

When I run Warcraft 3 I get "input not supported" on my new monitor (an Acer h163hql). All other games runs great: cs, nba, call of duty etc.. It is just this one game that I am having headaches with. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is it safe to keep speakers behind a monitor

Currently my Computer is kept on a small table. The Speakers are kept behind my monitor (LCD). So is it safe to play a song or something on high volume (with high bass) ? Will it affect my LCD ? My ...
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What to keep in mind when choosing an external monitor for a laptop

Never had an external monitor on a laptop before, so I'm exploring uncharted waters here. What should one keep in mind when choosing an external monitor for a laptop? I have a HP 6715s laptop, with a ...
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Can you bring LCD monitors from the Nothern Hemisphere to the Southern?

In the old days, when CRTs ruled, I remember that monitors were manufactured specifically for the location in the world in which they were to be sold. Amongst other things, the Earths magnetic field ...
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Laptop Touch-pad stops working after reattaching parts

I was trying to replace my LCD screen for the first time, and it was a very hard process to do. I had to unscrew everything from the bottom of the laptop (Ram, HD, etc) and detach everything that was ...
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laptop screen flickers and goes blank

My laptop screen flickers and goes black. I can hear start up music in the background so i know there is something wrong with the display. I am confused if i should try to replace LCD Inverter or ...
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Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same? [closed]

If resolution is same for different sized monitor then is it wise to go for cheapest? Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same?
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Good Alternative to VeeBeam [closed]

I am in he process of setting up stations in several conference rooms to allow users to bring laptops and easily connect to either a projector or large LCD. Challenges: Must be driverless, or ...
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Why does my new LED LCD TV look worse than my CCFL LCD monitor?

At work we wanted a large 1920 x 1080 monitor to use with a certain program. Since monitors with this resolution seem to currently stop at 24", we went for a LCD TV so that we could have 26", and in ...
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Are screensavers relevant anymore?

I have an LCD monitor,and from what I've read from the Wikipedia article,they only protect CRT and plasma monitors which means that LCD monitors are not vulnerable to phosphor burn-in like those ...
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Use Laptop A with windows 7 as a monitor for Laptop B with windows xp pro & broken screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Use laptop A's LCD as secondary monitor for laptop B Can I use a laptop as Second monitor Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? I ...
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Attaching LCD monitor to UPS - output waveform matters or not?

I've got a quite expensive LCD monitor (~$1000) and I wish to protect it from instabilities in the power line. So I intend to get a UPS for it. I see two types of UPS devices which differ on the ...
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Why do LCD screens need a backlight? (seriously)

Bear with me on this, I'm well aware that most LCDs have backlights. But what if, they DIDN'T? I spend long hours in front of a screen and I hate the concept of staring into a lightbulb all the time ...
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After my laptop wakes up from sleeping/hibernating, the LCD/brightness is very low. How can I set it to default?

In Power Management Preferences, On AC Power tab, I have brightness to 100%. "Dim display when idle" is not checked. I know for sure my LCD brightness is capable of going higher, because if I hit Fn ...
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Blinking Desktop LCD Screen

I have Blinking Desktop LCD Screen I managed to find on the net that the problem is the backlight (LEDs). I disassembled the LCD. It look like this: Is their anything that I can do to fix my ...
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Replacing the LCD panel in a laptop

Yesterday, I was cleaning up and dropped my Asus Eee 1005PE. The screen is cracked inside (i.e., cracks are visible only when on), and no longer works properly. I booted up with another monitor ...
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Lenovo G530 laptop screen flicker

I have a Lenovo G530 laptop that has an issue with screen flicker that is getting worse. The computer screen will start going thru a crazy screen flicker then will stop and start again. I have ...
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Monitor don't display anything after I connect PC to LCD TV

I have a 19" samsung monitor and a LCD TV. Firstly, I connect my pc to LCD TV with vga cable. Then I unpluged cabble and connect it to my monitor. But now I can't see anything on the monitor. Do ...
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Very strange monitor problem (cannot describe in words!)

I have a bizarre problem with my Hyundai W240D monitor, I have it connected to my video card via a DVI to HDMI adaptor and then via a long HDMI cable. I also have a HP ZR24w monitor connected the same ...
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Is my Thinkpad's screen broken or is it me?

So I've bought Thinkpad Edge 14. A fine machine in many areas, BUT! I hate its display. The things flickers! It's like having a CRT with too low frequency. If I wave my hand in front of it, I see the ...
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Possible causes for a vertical stripe randomly blinking on a laptop screen?

For the last couple of days my laptop's screen has been showing a 1 pixel vertical stripe, bright green, appearing at random times but always in the same position. Stays there for some minutes, starts ...