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Computer runs but monitor is on power saving mode?

This stuff rarely happens, but when it does I simply restart my PC then it works fine. But today after several restart attempts it seems to be stuck. I tried removing the video card then switched to ...
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How do I turn off MagSafe light?

When I go to sleep at night, the two green lights (emitting from both sides of the MagSafe connector of my 13" MacBook Air's power adaptor) light up my whole room. How do I turn these off? I ...
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Are there 3-pin to 2-pin power connectors for motherboards

My (old) case front panel has a 3-pin power led connector (inc. one empty slot in the middle). My (new) motherboard has a 2-pin power led connector. How do I connect the two? If I try to connect the ...
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Toshiba Laptop doesn't charge whilst the laptop is in use

I have a Toshiba laptop that charges while it is off - it charges normally, the battery LED shows orange (charging) as per normal. However when the charger is plugged in and laptop is on, the power ...
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Laptop internal display no longer working

I have a Toshiba laptop which has a broken LED screen the screen was broken in transit, therefore you can assume that it was not handled with care. Whilst it was broken it still worked, therefore I ...
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Are there any unmanaged gigabit switches available without indicator LEDs? [closed]

I need to put a switch into my home theatre stack and am looking for something without blinking indicator LEDs. I’ve debated taping over them but that looks ghetto and actually requires some precision ...
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How to enable mute button and wireless button LEDs on HP ZBook 15 laptop

I have an HP ZBook 15 laptop. When I first got it, it came with Windows 7 preinstalled. I reformatted the hard drive and installed Windows 8.1. There is a mute button and a wireless button on the ...
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CM Devastator Keyboard - Turn On Backlight, Turn OFF Scroll Lock

So I recently purchased a CM Devastator keyboard, which has a LED backlight. The catch is, that the backlight is toggled with the ScrollLock key. So you have to have ScrollLock "On" in order to have ...
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led tv monitor supports 1920 x 1080 Full HD Resolution but on my pc resolutions settings there are no 1080p resolution?

I have a TCL 19" LED19P21 LED TV according to its specs it should support 1080p resolution but I don't see 1080p resolution on my windows 7 display settings. I have a HD 4670 ati radeon video card and ...
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How can I tell if a replacement display is compatible with my laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 4810TZ from 2010 which I truly love - it's a 3 year old notebook that still carries on for about 5 to 6h straight off the battery. I've also invested in it with an SSD and extra ...
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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How can I confirm through monitor specifications that they will match an existing display?

I couple weeks back I bought a MacBook Pro with Retina display and I love it. To go along with it I bought a second monitor; a generic LG-branded monitor. My issue is that the colors on the LG monitor ...
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Is there a conprehensive guide on how to take a LED display apart? (ant stuck inside)

The ant is not on the very first layer. I thought about taking it apart but I haven't been able to find something with a detailed description on how it is done.
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Does 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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Disable pendrive blinking in Linux

I recently bought a 16GB Super Talent pen drive that seems to work well for running the Ubuntu Live "CD" in persistent mode (see this for how I installed it). One slightly annoying thing, however, is ...
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How to turn off the Acer Aspire 7738 Power Button LED light?

The Acer Aspire 7738 has a large blue light emitting power button, top left on the keyboard. Its light is rather distracting and I want to turn it off. How can I disable this light?
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Fan twitches and LEDs blink when computer is plugged in

I just finished assembling a desktop for the first time. The specs are: Gigabyte GA-H55M-S2H motherboard Core i3 530 CPU 4 GB DDR3 RAM 1 TB SATA hard drive 500 Watt PSU As soon as I plug in the ...
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Flashing LEDs on 101-key Unicomp PS/2 keyboard

Background Purchased a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-78LMT-USB3) with a new computer about a week ago. The keyboard is a Unicomp 101-key PS/2 keyboard, which is what I am using to type this question ...
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How to turn on/turn off leds by terminal?

I would like turn on/turn off some of my leds running a command on linux. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried xset led named "Scroll Lock" xset led named "Num Lock" xset led 2 (this is the ...
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Why does my mouse's LED not turn off when I shut down the PC?

Why doesn't my optical mouse's red LED turn off after I shut down my PC?
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M5A99X Evo R2.0 wont post after new ram upgrade

Setup: ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 AM3+, AMD 990X, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0, ATX, AMD Motherboard AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX 6 to 8GB ...
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Drawbacks with IntelPWMControl?

The tool IntelPWMControl can increase LED backlight frequency to reduce flicker when dimming certain LCD. Are there any drawbacks of using IntelPWMControl? Why doesn't the display controller by ...
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Should one side of an LED monitor get warm?

I have recently purchased a new LG 22EA53 IPS LED Monitor. Only one side(right side) of this LED monitor gets warm after 1-2 hours of usage, while rest of the three sides do not get warm at all. Is ...
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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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Weird LED laptop screen flickering after replacement

I have a 3 years old Toshiba Satellite L750D. A couple of days ago it's screen started having random noisy horizontal bars on the screen (some noises for 1-2 seconds, then nothing for minutes, then ...
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Difference between a LED Backlit and LED HD Display on laptop monitor

Is there a difference between a LED Backlit and LED HD Display on laptop monitor? or are they the same that is good for the eyes
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New build Asus Z87-A motherboard; PC not starting, DRAM memory LED lights up red

I have problems with a newly build computer with a Asus Z87-A motherboard. We build several computers with the same configuration and all the other ones were working fine. First I thought the DRAM ...
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A screen virtual LED on linux

We have some LEDs on our machine to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Num Lock etc. Now I need a virtual LED in Linux to notify something. For example, I wrote a script to monitor a website. When ...
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Router startup problems

I have problems with my Tilgin Vood Router. As I try to start my router by turning the power on (captain obvious), it generally doesn't work the first 3-4 times. This is getting very annoying. Five ...
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the led of wireless card is always flashing

I just installed archlinux and awesome on my laptop. But I find that the led of wireless card is always flashing in connect status. Is there any way to disable it? NIC: 07:00.0 Network controller: ...
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Why does my LED backlight laptop have a warning sticker about mercury?

I recently purchased an Asus UL30Vt-X1, which according to the specs has an LED backlight for the screen. It definitely appears to be an LED backlight, but the laptop still has a sticker that the lamp ...
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Disable capslock LEDs light

I'd like to know if there's a way to disable the LED light of my capslock key. I'd like to use it for gaming but everytime I press it the LED turn on and it blinds me.
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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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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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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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Is it possible to control the CAPS LOCK LED on OS X?

I don't use the CAPS LOCK functionality in OS X, so I disabled the key under the system preferences. Now that key is completely useless to me - ok, I could map the CMD/CTRL/ALT key to that key, but I ...
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HP pavilion dv5 doesn't start with AC adapter

I'm experiencing a problem with my HP Pavilion DV5 laptop. It will not power on with the charger only. It did so before. It powers on with the battery, but the charger light on the side next to the ...
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Where do I connect the HDD LED wires on my RAID adapter?

I'm using a Promise FastTrak TX8660 with RAID 5. The manual (and Google) just doesn't seem to explain how exactly to connect a standard two-pin HDD LED wire to the eight available pins on the card. ...
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Getting laptop wireless LED to indicate wireless network activity?

Is there a way to get the wireless LED of a laptop to indicate wireless activity the way that the hard-drive LED does? It seems to have been implemented in Ubuntu, so fortunately it can be done with ...
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Is it possible to connect a standard resolution Laptop to an external HD Display LED Monitor?

I am having an Acer Aspire 5920 notebook with the following details: Display resolution: Display: 15.4" Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD, WXGA (220-nit), 1280 x 800 Resolution Port for External Display: ...
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Is an LED monitor better for eyes than an LCD monitor?

Is an LED monitor better for eyes than an LCD monitor? EDIT: And if you are allergic to fluorescent light, is LED going to be better? I heard that LED doesn't uses fluorescent light.
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CPU fan twitching phase leds blinking - computer won't boot

I have a big problem that I got today. Yesterday computer was "on" normally, I went to sleep without shutting it down. When I woke up, I heard a strange sound and was unable to bring it up from ...
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Keyboard leds and X11 configuration changes randomly

I've been having this problem for a while now (= months). Though it's not life or death, it's like radiation poisoning - it accumulates, and reached a critical point. Here goes: The Numlock and ...
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If there is no CPU in the motherboard, will the LED still be on?

Sorry if my question may have been answered somewhere else, but my google-fu is kind of weak. I have been trying to create a new setup recently. The PSU (700W) is known to work on other motherboards, ...
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Is it safe to cover LEDs on my fans with electric tape?

Just wondering. Some of these LEDs on my Antec 1200 case are kind of annoying since the computer is in my bedroom. Is it safe to cover these LEDs with electric tape? I've already done so for awhile ...
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How to find out if the screen is WLED or RGBLED on Dell Studio XPS 16?

I just ordered the Dell Studio XPS 16 with i7 and 16" RGBLED screen. This upgrade from WLED LCD to RGBLED LCD charged me more $$. But now when I view the order online, it lists this part as "320-8335 ...
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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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Can I use the HDD LED or another LED to get process activity?

Can I get the status of a process by using the HDD and Power LEDs as indicators? I'd like to use the green power LED to tell me that a status is available, and the red LED to tell me that it isn't.
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LED Display control software

My university bought new big led display from chinese manufacturers. What I want to do is, show some visualizations (like Windows Media Player, Winamp, Itunes ... does) with music. I'd just drag the ...
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Why do most LED monitors have low contrast ratios? (1000:1)

I was just looking on newegg.com and I noticed that there are about 28 monitors have have a 1000:1 contrast ratio but only 5 that have the 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio...how come most LED monitors have ...