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

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Do all LCD monitors look bad when rotated 90 degrees?

I've got a Samsung SyncMaster 204B monitor. One of the features it has is that it lets the user physically rotate the display 90 degrees so that the monitor is in portrait mode, which would be useful ...
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Reducing brightness of specific pixels on laptop screen

My laptop's screen has a couple of small bright spots. They are obnoxious but I don't want to have to buy a new laptop or replace my current one's screen. I suspect that the bright spots could be ...
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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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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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Can a bad LCD cause the HDMI to not work?

Recently, one of my laptops have had its LCD go bad: a lot of flickering, colourful lines will appear (the more wellknown version of this problem is that the LCD displays one or several horizontal, ...
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Half of LCD monitor is dim--what could be the cause?

I have a 4 year-old Samsung SyncMaster 2233 LCD display and recently part of the display got dim. I've checked all external connections and they look fine. Symptoms: Top of monitor is dim (maybe ...
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Resolution - Why does an LCD TV look ugly as a monitor?

I extended my desktop to my 32" Emmerson LCD TV and set my resolution to the native 1366x760 which is 720P but things still look "ugly". The text is by far not as crisp as a monitor, however a 720p ...
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How to use smartphone LCD on computer?

Smartphone's LCD are small and tactile, perfect in size to integrate them on your computer case for monitoring purpose. I searched for LVDS to DVI/HDMI but i'm not even sure the input is LVDS and ...
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Duplicating a scaled version of one display's output on another in Windows 7

I have a multi-monitor configuration attached to a machine running Windows 7 that consists of: 1 x 24" LCD - connected on DVI; main monitor 1 x ~100" projector - connected separately on DVI on a ...
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Upgrading PS1 Light Gun [closed]

Is There any possible way to upgrade the retro G-con Light Gun for PS1 to allow it to interact with HD TV's? I am aware that they were Designed purely for Tube TV's but I would be happy to know of ...
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Dell inspiron 15-3521 black screen

I replaced my laptop's LCD screen and the LCD cable. When I turned it back on, it stayed black but I noticed that there was a change in the screen, because it went from a grayish black to a deeper ...
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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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Lifetime of flat panel monitor - Taking into account dimming and not just stop working

I have been told by somewhat of an expert at my company that in an office setting the current flat panel monitors usually have a lifetime of around 3-5 years. The context of this is not that they ...
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Laptop white screen on power-up. Still displays via HDMI output

my wife's laptop recently started displaying a white screen. It doesn't show post or anything, just a white screen when it's powered on. However, it works normally with HDMI output to our television. ...
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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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Little colored lines on my laptop screen

My LCD screen has three noticeable problems. Note that when I plug an external LCD tv into my laptop, the picture that the LCD TV displays the screen is fine. As seen in: ...
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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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What determines an lcd monitor refresh rate?

I just got an old and dead laptop from a friend, which has a 17" wide 1440x900 LCD monitor, and I want to convert it to a desktop one (the desktop monitor I already have is an old Samsung LCD 17" 4:3 ...
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Toshiba Equium P300-16t dim LCD screen

I have a Toshiba Equium P300-16t, the problem is the screen is dim and stays that way I can just barely see the desktop, it works fine on an external display, could this be caused by a faulty inverter ...
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Watching a movie and working with a laptop simultaneously

I have an LCD TV and a laptop. I connected the laptop to the LCD by HDMI. Now I want to play a movie by a movie player like VLC. But when I play it, both the LCD TV and the laptop monitor show the ...
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is the DELL ULTRASHARP 2408WFP discontinued? [closed]

Can't find the DELL ULTRASHARP 2408WFP on dell's site anymore. what was it replaced with?
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How do I fix the cable connector to my laptop(horixontal/vertical lines)?

I have an Alienware m14x and have gotten vertical and horizontal lines all over the screen. In the past I was able to twist, bend, and push in certain spots on the screen to fix it (mostly). Now its ...
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What effects does heat have on an LCD screen?

EDIT : This question was wrongly marked as a duplicate (see comments) and has thus got bad reputation. I have still not been able to find any solution, answers will be appreciated. Unfortunately some ...
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Tried to clean phone screen with water, got water patches on screen [closed]

I stupidly tried to clean my screen by dropping a small amount of water and then drying it up using a cloth (instead of rubbing it with a already wet cloth). My screen now has water patches similar to ...
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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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Why do laptop screens flicker during video mode changes? [duplicate]

Changing the display mode (resolution and/or refresh rate) causes the screen to flicker or go dark for a few seconds before the image stabilizes. At least this happens on all laptops and desktops I've ...
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IBM/Lenovo X61 Tablet PC - cleaning a dried water patch under the wacom display surface

Got myself a used Lenovo X61 tablet PC (a notebook with Wacom pen responsive display) - the price was super cheap, and as per the phrase of "you get what you pay for", I got the notebook in a ...
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pcmanfm display desktop in a ackward fashion when using side-by-side multihead/multiple monitors

I have my laptop, and I pluged an LCD monitor to it, followed a couple of tutorials for my GNU/Linux distro on how to do multiheading properly and everything is good. BUT, PCManFM. PCManFM provides ...
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lcd monitor got wet

If an lcd monitor got wet because of rain. Can it still be used or fixed. I havent tried plugging it on yet. Since, It only got wet yesterday. And I don't have the proper tools to open it up, so that ...
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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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How do I buy a standalone LCD Inverter? (For Science) [closed]

I was searching Ebay for an LCD inverter to connect a naked laptop LCD to a VGA port... for science. Some things I know, some things I don't. But for the sake of simplicity and ADHD... ill spare you ...
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What is the best way to fix a stuck pixel on a LCD screen?

I have an LCD screen with a Pixel that is stuck ON (ie bright) what do you suggest to fix it (it's not a dead pixel) Please don't suggest that I fork out $1000 for another one ;-)
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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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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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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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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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PC turns on(sends signal to LCD and gives BIOS beep) after random number of attempts

My PC worked well until one time about 6 months ago the LCD lost signal and I have to restart the it. Since then when I want to turn on the computer and push the power button I do not get signal on ...
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Which attributes contribute to the quality of an LCD panel?

Is the LCD matrix type (TN, IPS etc.) all I need to know to be able to reasonably speculate on the LCD panel's image quality, or do I need to take into account its processor, and/or other properties ...
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Fix LCD Display Issue

Just since yesterday, I notice there is a "white spray" at the top right corner of my LCD screen. The "white spray" is more obvious when the screen is in dark color. At first, I thought it is dirt or ...
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Horizontal Wavy Lines on Asus VK221D 22" LCD Monitor

I have an Asus VK221D 22" monitor. I don't recall seeing these horizontal wavy lines when I first setup this monitor a few months ago, but it may have been there. Anyways I see these horizontal wavy ...
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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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How do you open the chasis of an ASUS VK246 LCD Monitor?

Was just hooking my monitor up to my new computer and when I hit the "down arrow" (physical) button (in order to switch the mode to HDMI) it stuck. Now I have a volume control in the middle of the ...
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can dead pixels magically heal themselves?

I had an area of dead pixels on my Lenovo laptop, which appeared out of nowhere and grew over time. The area was completely black - couldn't see through it, and after recent travel with laptop - I ...
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Backlight brightness on Mint 16 (GeForce 330M)

I have Dell Vostro 3700 with GeForce 330M and use the nouveau driver. I have Mint 16 with Cinamon. I want to be able to change backlight with keyboard shortcuts. I did some changes to kernel ...
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Philips 190V LCD Monitors - Turns off and then back on loop

I got Philips 190V as a gift, which would be a nice replacement for my old AOC 9K+ which consumes a lot of power by my calculations. I have a lot of experience with electronics, and LCD monitors, but ...
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Back light not workng, replaced laptop LCD, next step?

My daughters laptop LCD went dark a while back, in a dark room you can see that the screen wants to work but will not. I am familiar with laptop repair, have replaced MANY screens. It seems I have ...
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Windows 7 / Graphics Card sporadically recognizes LCD TV connected via HDMI

I have an issue with my PC/Graphics Card not always recognizing my LCD TV as a TV. It will sometimes after a reboot or wake after sleep mode only recognize it as a generic display which severely ...
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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Monitor goes black after a few seconds

I have a widescrceen Samsung LCD that goes black after it's been on for 5-10 seconds. Once the screen goes black, turning the monitor off then on again brings the image back for a few seconds. I've ...
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Causes of Dead Pixels in LCD

My laptop has three columns of dead pixels and it appears to be growing everyday. I myself came to accept it that the only remedy is to replace the screen. My question now, because I am still ...