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

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What is LED backlit display?

A laptop vendor told me that some laptops have led-backlit display which is superior to normal display. What exactly is the difference? Is it better to opt for backlit display? Is it better for the ...
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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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What does 1080p mean in laptop resolution?

Dell is selling a laptop (Studio 15) where the options for screen resolution are 720p, 900p, and 1080p. What do they mean? I've found a Wikipedia entry that lists the old confusing (UXGA, WUXGA, ...
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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 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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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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Connecting an LCD display to msp430 launchpad?

So im trying to give my lcd display (Lumex 1602) 5v. Im trying to use the test pins on my msp430 launchpad TP1 and TP3. On the LCD pin 1 is gnd and pin 2 is power. for the launchpad TP1 is power and ...
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Do we still need screensavers to “protect” LCD from damage [duplicate]

Screensavers were: Initially designed to prevent phosphor burn-in on CRT and plasma computer monitors (hence the name)... So, does it make sense to setup screensaver on LCD display?
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Laptop Screen worked and now is blank on boot up/BIOS/POST

My laptop booted up fine however after I did a reboot now I do not see a POST or BIOS at all on a bootup. There is also no beeps and I hear the fans. The screen remains blank the entire time. I ...
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Can I safely replace a CRT monitor running at (1024x768) with a 21" TFT (1920x1080) HD monitor?

My archaic CRT monitor has a resolution of 1024x768. My GPU is an Intel 82945g chipset, CPU is P4, 1GB RAM running Windows XP. I want to replace the CRT with a TFT which comes with 1366x768 ...
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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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Show video from Motion on lcd display Raspberry Pi

I use Motion service on my RPi to collect video from webcam in my garden. Also, I heard a lot about lcd for Raspberry. Is there any way to show on lcd connected to computer video from webcam? Thanks ...
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What is the cause of a vertical white line on an LCD monitor?

This just happened yesterday when I was browsing the internet. My AOC N941Sw monitor is suddenly showing a thin horizontal white line near the center of the screen. The white line distorts the images. ...
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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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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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Beaglebone with LCD 7" Cape, starts up into display sleeping

I have a Beaglebone Black Rev-C running debian, and a 4D Systems 7" LCD Cape. When the beaglebone boots with the LCD in, the Linux boot process displays on the screen, but then seems to hang. I have ...
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Monitor image became offset to the right. How to fix this?

Got this odd problem where the image in the monitor is offset to the right. It’s offset a lot. I have an external monitor, which is connected to a laptop. I don’t use the laptop’s display, only the ...
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Dimmable screen (brightness to near zero) [closed]

So, I'm working in a theater, and all our lightning console (that are like computers)(some are computers in fact) work with screens. And we got this problem, they are too bright. The thing is, even a ...
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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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When I see a black pixel only on a blue screen, is that a stuck pixel or dead pixel?

I have pixel on my LCD that appears black only on a blue background; it works fine on other colors. Is this a "stuck pixel" or "dead pixel"?
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Strange LCD failure mode on a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop

I got this refurbished laptop (Dell Latitude E6430) a week ago. It’s been fine until this afternoon, when the display went haywire while I was in the middle of using it. There are a couple of pictures ...
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Desktop LCD monitor which allows backlight to be controlled in software

I would like to know if there is any standard or feature which allows desktop LCD monitors backlight control setting in software. I would like to know what I should be searching for. This is a pretty ...
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Any way to fix a stuck pixel in an LCD screen? [duplicate]

I have an older LCD monitor, and it has recently developed a single green pixel that's always on. It's not really annoying if the screen is bright, but it's very noticeable when there's something ...
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Desktop: samsung syncmaster 933 drivers required

Any idea where I can find Win XP drivers for Samsung syncmaster 933? tried the samsung site but no joy.
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically [closed]

I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically. In more detail, videos and moving graphics on the screen are in color and everything else on the screen goes shades of gray. Found more info ...
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How to fix a faulty old LCD that flickers?

User dmcdivitt's helpful comments under this original at Lifehacks SE inspired this post. I indeed am awaiting his/her unification of his comments to answer this question her, for the benefit of ...
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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 use a 30" lcd monitor 20 meters away from my computer?

Is there a long enough dual DVI cable or a way to do this while using 2560x1600 resolution? I have a spare monitor which I want to use it in my kitchen to watch things or even check out a recipe ...
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“lpwd ” and “lcd path” command not found on PUTTY

please help me! I need to transfer the file from PC to Elektra (PUTTY). I want to see the local working directory before I transfer the file, but when I typed "lpwd ", it showed that "command not ...
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How can I fix a monitor that suddenly got blurry?

I just got an unexpected missing-required-file error when compiling a program and decided to reboot. After rebooting, my primary monitor — I have a two-monitor setup — became blurry. The ...
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Is it possible to change screen backlight trough hardware means?

Given that after several days I didn't manage to change the brightness through software means (askubuntu.com/questions/577539/dell-chromebook-11-unable-to-set-backlight-and-sys-class-backlight-empty ...
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Are laptop LCD cables interchangeable?

I do a fair amount of laptop repair for my job. One of our most common issues is people coming in with broken screens; in such cases, it can be hard to figure out if the cable is broken or the screen ...
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Sony Vaio Laptop LCD only works when cold

I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB1E0E laptop that has an unusual screen issue. It works fine initially for around 10-30 seconds when first switched on, then the screen freezes, a white "mist" quickly builds up ...
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VGA display is blank after disconnect/reconnect

At home I sometimes disconnect a large LCD VGA display (and USB mouse/keyboard) from my XUbuntu/xfce server to use it with my laptop (mostly to play games). As long as the LCD is not disconnected I ...
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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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Vertical streak on Sony VAIO laptop LCD

My fiancee has had this laptop for quite a few years (bought new in ~2009/2010), and around 2012/2013 it started showing a vertical line about 2 inches left of center. At first we weren't too ...
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LCD screen white/red horizontal lines

I recently disconnected my old laptop screen to use as an external display with my new laptop. When I reconnected the old screen to my old laptop, the screen had white horizontal lines across the ...
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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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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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LCD Horizontal Line with Changing Color : Dead Pixels or Stuck Pixels?

My monitor recently started showing a black horizontal line yesterday. I tried searching for some solution on the internet and found some good suggestions. Now, recently I noticed that the color of ...
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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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can fluid from a broken laptop screen run into your computer and ruin it?

my laptop screen is broken. and when i had it repaired they said there had been fluid in the machine, and that had to be repaired too. but i can't remember that i spilled some liquid on the machine, ...
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Water spilled over LCD screen, small and growing black dot portion appears on the bottom of the screen

Yesterday I accidentally spilled some water over my 22 inch LCD Dell Monitor’s Screen and after 15 minutes I saw small black portion at the mid bottom of my screen and it keeps on expanding. What ...
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LCD showing White Screen on my HP Compaq 8710w Laptop

I've got an HP Compaq 8710w Workstation for a laptop. A couple of months back, the LCD started displaying multiple shades of colors (blue, green, pink etc). I could still see the desktop and was ...
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Do current 4K Monitors have dual panels in them, or is it just a software/connection term?

For example take Dell's UP2414Q, many resources online mention two panels coming together side by side to make up the monitor itself, which sounds bad, some even claim color differences. I'm ...
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Force Higher Screen Resolution [duplicate]

In a Virtual Machine, using a hyeprvisor like VMWare Workstation, the user is able to increase the guest machine's screen resolution beyond the resolution of the host's monitor. You can view the ...
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Samsung monitor flickering or takes long before it powers on after sleep etc

I have a Samsung BW226 monitor. Recently, after waking computer from sleep, screen flickers and makes hi-freq noise for a few seconds then switch off image, and I have to switch it off and on until it ...
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Linux Mint 16 Laptop Brightness Issues

Linux Mint 16 Petra 32bit(Xfce) - Sony Viao (Laptop) Model: VGNFS980 I have no 'function key' functionality to control brightness... When I first booted the live version, the brightness was OK. Upon ...
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Replacing an LCD screen in a laptop

So I just got my new laptop today -- HP Envy 15 -- and it turns out it's actually 1366 x 768 instead of the 1920 x 1080 I had originally thought it was... obviously I miss read :\ Anyways, I want to ...