The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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On a 720p monitor, should it be possible for me to see 1080p? Or at least the difference between the two?

I have a native resolution of 720p on my budget HP 2000 laptop. Why can I tell the difference between 720p and 1080p? Is it not correct that with a maximum resolution on my monitor of 720p, I should ...
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Asus S400CA with Philips 220SW monitor screen resolution stuck at 1024x768

I have an Asus S400CA notebook running on Windows 8.1 and connecting it to my external monitor Philips 220SW. The screen resolution is stuck at 1024x768 and the dropdown is disabled so I cannot change ...
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How to get 1366x768 resolution from windows 8.1 for my Samsung SA100 monitor

My computer monitor is Samsung SA100 with 1366x768 screen resolution. I'm using Windows 8.1 but it seems my Windows 8.1 doesn't have an option for that screen resolution. Currently I'm running ...
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Determine if my laptop can handle certain resolution

I have a Dell Latitude E6510 and thinking of buying an external monitor with a resolution of 2560 x 1600. Is there any tool I can use to determine if my laptop will be able to use the full resolution ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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Stop windows from moving around

I play some older games that do not offer my native resolution, which is 2560x1440. When I launch the game, my screen resolution changes, which moves my windows to the right. I have a 2nd (and 3rd) ...
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Possibility of connecting 2 External Monitors (LCDs) with a laptop

I've a laptop with 1366x768 resolution (Nvidia GT720M). Is it possible that I can use 2 external monitors with my laptop. While the 2 external monitors are used I don't want to use the laptop screen. ...
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How to setup an external monitor on a Surface Pro 3 (with docking station)?

I've just installed my new Surface Pro 3 and connected my 1920*1080 monitor to it via DVI and the Surface docking station. The external monitor is recognized correctly (as a PnP Standard Monitor, ...
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Advantages of “Premier Color” on a Dell 4k Monitor

I am buying a 4k monitor for my workstation. I am interested in the Dell 24 UltraHD 4K Monitor - P2415Q But there is also the Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor - UP2414Q The only difference is ...
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How to increase resolution over actual pixel count by trading for quality?

I wanted to develop on my notebook, but I miss the full HD resolution. I would like to fit more things on the screen. I realized, that when I used TeamViewer on my 1366 * 768 Px screen it was able to ...
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How to change the default resolution in Windows for automatic logon?

I could configure automatic logon with the Autologon tool on my Windows Server 2012 systems. (This might effectively be the same as the solution described here.) Automatic log in seems to work now as ...
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Dell Inspiron 1764 Maximum external monitor resolution

I want to buy an external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 1764 (i5HD450054). However, I am not sure if its video card supports a display with resolution of 1920x1200 connected through HDMI. My laptop ...
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Set monitor profile/resolution based on whether a laptop is docked or not?

I'm working on this for a user here at work, but figured it was better suited on SU vs SF. The user has a Surface Pro 3 connected to the Surface dock which has an external monitor connected. The ...
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Can I stretch the screen resolution for the intel 865 chipset?

I am using the onboard graphics chipset on my Aopen ax4sg max mainboard. This mainboard uses the intel 865 chipset. I am running linux mint 17 MATE. The highest resolution which is available is ...
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Windows 8.1 VM: full resolution on iMac Retina 5K (5120 x 2880) and VMware Fusion 7

I am able to run a Windows 7 VM at full native resolution on a iMac with a Retina 5K display (HiDPI / Retina, at 5120 x 2880) using VMware Fusion 7. Windows 8.1, though, does not list any resolution ...
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Display size inconsistent on Windows 8 laptop (Dell Inspiron 17)

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop and I'm having a problem with the display. I've experienced this on another laptop that I used recently. It's running Windows 8 and has a 17.3" screen. The ...
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xrandr output resolution not correct

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a pc with a hdmi and a vga connection, with integrated Intel Graphics (i3 processor). I want to connect this pc to one TV (as information-dashboard). The HDMI works ...
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Magenta line will not go away on my monitor

I recently built my own computer, and I was excited to finally put it all together yesterday and get it running. However, I have noticed an annoying issue on my monitor, and I don't know if it's a ...
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Higher than 1920 x 1080 resolution with Intel 4000 graphics chipset

Trying to hook up a 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to Intel's specs, the Intel 4000 chipset should be ...
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How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a graphics card or integrated chipset?

How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a discrete graphics card or integrated graphics chipset within Windows? The within Windows part is key. It appears that Windows 7 will ...
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Screen resolution

Today I try to change the screen resolution of my computer with the recommended resolution in my monitor and to do that I download a program that I saw It in a Tutorial video , and when I chose this ...
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How to make my screen resolution from 1024 x 600 to a 1024 x 728 resolution? ( notebook)

i have my toshiba notebook which have a 1024 x 600 screen resolution. But to run some programs , it requires a higher resolution. Pls give me answers so that i can solve this problem. Thank u
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Resolution Error: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768…

Rebooted my PC today and when it restarted, one of my screens is stuck in 640 x 480 resolution. As far as I know, nothing updated. The "monitor" I am referring to is a 40" Vizio TV Model number ...
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PC to TV using HDMI conection text too small

I have a Samsung 40 inch TV. I've been using it in native resolution 1920 x 1080 connected to my GeForce 210 connected with an HDMI cable. The brightness and clearness of image has been perfect since ...
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Aging eyes, screen size and resolution

I have a 19" monitor with a native resolution of 1600x900. This provides crisp clear text, but it is too small. My vision is not as good as it once was. In order to see easily I have reduced the ...
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Finding out what resolutions my laptop's display ports support

I have a Dell XPS 15, late 2013 and it has a Mini DisplayPort and an HDMI slot. I am aware that different versions of HDMI support different resolutions and even different drivers affect things, too. ...
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Windows 7 - Can I “Make text and other items larger or smaller” different on separate displays? The selection applies to all 3 of my monitors

I use three monitors. One is my laptop, and the other two are large Dell monitors. In the "Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution" screen, I can change the ...
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Running 1080p on 4k resolution display

The native resolution of my laptop's 15.6" display is 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, I found that the graphics on many applications didn't scale appropriately for this resolution, and were ...
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My Youtube video is cut

I just uploaded a video on this link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EXNgbNSveo Take a look at the first part of the video and then skip to near the end - you'll see that Youtube cut the left guy ...
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Debian console has first character hidden (outside of monitor)

The issue we are hitting with our server is quite odd. The terminal's first line(s) is printed outside the monitor and we tried changing resolution without success. Reducing buffer width (stty columns ...
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How to set higher screen resolution on guest Windows 7 and Windows XP in Oracle Virtual Box?

In my guest operating system I can set maximal resolution of 800x600 if it is Windows XP and 1024x768 if it is Windows 7. Installing "guest additions" make situation worse: i.e. WITHOUT additions I ...
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Stretch game across multiple monitors in fullscreen

I've got three monitors next to one another in portrait mode, so my full resolution is 3240x1920. I'd like to have the game stretch over all three monitors, so they behave as a single ...
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Window Chrome on Task Bar, Desktop IE, scaling incorrectly on Windows 8.1 on SP2 with an extended desktop to an external display

I have a surface pro 2, and an external monitor attached via mini display port adapter. I have UNCHECKED the "let me choose one DPI for all screens", and everything is great except I have one fly in ...
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rendering pdf documents - fonts - HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) display

I recently bought a new Dell laptop with a high-resolution screen (3200x1800). For my work I have to read and write perhaps 10 hours a day. Coming from a 17 inch 1920x1080 experience, something feels ...
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Logmein cannot reach resolution 1920 * 1080 , only have 1600*1200

I am using Logmein to login from Windows 7 Home premium to Windows 7 Home Premium. However, the remote computer can have only 1600*1200. Logmein does not have the option of 1920*1080 to let me ...
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Setting laptop built-in display's resolution below 1024x768?

I can't find a way to set my laptop's display below 1024x768 resolution. The Windows 8.1 'low resolution' mode (640x480) works, but that cannot really be used with multiple monitors etc. The laptop ...
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replacing glossy screen to matte — impact quality?

I have a 3200x1800 resolution laptop (http://www.dell.com/uk/p/xps-15-9530/pd?~srd=true&sk=xps%2015%209530&scat=prod&ref=ac ). However, the screen is way too reflective. I cannot even do ...
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Running a program with a custom resolution in Windows 7

In Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate when running a program I can select some option for compatibility's sake. I can run the program in 640X480 resolution, as shown below. Is there any way to run a program ...
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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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Blurry picture on external vga monitor using Linux (openSUSE 13.2)

I have Acer Aspire 5610 laptop (quite old I know). I'm running openSUSE 13.2. When I connect external monitor Acer V243H, which has native resolution 1920x1080 the picture gets blurry. Doing some ...
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Not able to connect an external monitor

I am new to ubuntu and I am facing this behavior and don't know what to do. I would appreciate any help. I am trying to connect external monitor via VGA(I tried even via HDMI,but no use) but not able ...
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Find highest possible screen resolution from command line

With Powershell, I can request the current screen resolution. this is not what I'm trying to do. I'm trying to find the maximum resolution I can set the screen to (slider all up). Is this even ...
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How do I make Windows scale the taskbar correctly after I switch to monitors with different DPIs?

I have a laptop that has a native 3200x1800 15" high-DPI display, and a docking station connected to two 1920x1200 23" monitors. If I sign in while the external monitors are disconnected, the task ...
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Cannot change resolution / Cannot use Seamless Windows feature on Lubuntu 14.10 running on VirtualBox 4.3.14

My two issues are not being able to change video resolutions. I am stuck at 640x480. Also I cannot use the Seamless Windows feature in virtual box as it's greyed out. I am stumped, I can use some of ...
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4K monitor showing 2560x1440 as max resolution

I recently purchased a 4k Monitor, to figure that HDMI can only display 4K at 30 hz, which isnt enough for gaming and it simply makes it less enjoyable with the laggy input. It worked at 4k resolution ...
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Eyefinity won't get the right Resolution

I just bought a new Monitor, with a Resolution of 2560x1080p and I want to add him in the middle of my two previous Monitors (both 1920x1080p). The Cataclysm Control Center won't let me change the ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Is there a way to prevent windows/nvidia drivers from seeing a resolution option?

I have a pair of Auria monitors on my Windows 8.1 system that have panels with a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440, but their hardware offers the option to receive signal at 2880 x 1620. This ...
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Remote Desktop into Windows 8.1 PC with high DPI scaling

I recently attached two high DPI displays to my Windows 8.1 desktop PC. As a result I put the scaling (found at Screen Resolution > Make text ... larger or smaller) to 200%. This has been an ...
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How to use a custom pillarboxed display resolution on OS X

I have an iMac (native 1920×1080) that is always connected to a projector (native 1280×800) by VGA with display mirroring enabled. In this situation, OS X automatically changes the iMac display to ...