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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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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Maximum GUI video output in Windows 7? [duplicate]

What is the highest possible resolution that Windows 7 can be set to (desktop GUI)? I ask because this seems to be limited to hardware. For example, if I get an 8,000x8,000 GPU, can Windows's ...
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How to use a custom pillarboxed display resolution on OS X

I have an iMac (native 1920x1080) that is almost always connected to a projector (native 1280x800) by VGA with display mirroring enabled. In this situation, OS X automatically changes the iMac ...
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The screen resolution of a window is too large

The problem is whenever i open this window, my screen goes black and tells me that the resolution is too high for the screen. I am running XP, and was wondering how you could change the resolution of ...
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How can I trick Windows 7 into having a second monitor in c++ [on hold]

I have an Intel Graphics Adapter, so I could use the Screen Resolution method said here: Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor to fake a second monitor on my netbook to get CrazyTalk 6 (a ...
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Keeping per user screen resolution in windows 8.1

Is there away to keep individual users screen resolution in windows 8.1? I want to keep my screen resolution at the maximum 1980x1080, but another user needs 1280x720. TIA
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Unable to capture HD via WebCam using Cyberlink PowerDirector 11

Hardware I am using: Alienware 17, with USB connected Logitech C920, OS: Windows 10 Preview. Problem I am having with Cyberlink PowerDirector is when I am trying to Capture video, I get 3 choices ...
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How to set 1920x1080 resolution for Virtual PC?

I have Windows XP SP3 running under Virtual PC. The maximum resolution it allows is 1600x1200. Also the maximum resolution of my monitor is 1366x768. How can I create a 1920x1080 virtual desktop that ...
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Screen resolution hides right part of screen

I was trying to get my second monitor working on XP and I ran into a problem my screen resolution even if it is the normal one hides part of my screen, here is an image: How can I fix this?
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Is maximum resolution supported by the computer = maximum resolution visible in Graphic Settings?

I have Asus G31 m-vs . G31/33 family Chipset. Chip Type: Intel GMA 3100. No additional Graphic Card. I use a CRT monitor and my resolution is set to 1080*768. When I right click on ...
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Chrome got tiny after relaunching

When I first switched from a 1366x768 screen to a 1920x1080 display a few months ago, I noticed how everything was a lot smaller in Chrome--the tabs, the search bar, the page display. After messing ...
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What is the maximum resolution monitor supported by G31 m-vs?

I am planning on buying a 22 inch monitor which has resolution of 1920x1080. Right now I am using a CRT monitor with 1080*768 resolution. When I right click on on desktop go to Graphic Properties----> ...
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Win 8.1.teamviewer shows a long rectungular display when i connect to my home pc

I'm using win 8.1.teamviewer shows a long rectangular display when i connect to my home pc from my office laptop.The home pc is on 1080*1920 display, until yesterday things were just fine but now when ...
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Blurry images after system refresh

I am using google chrome, windows 8.1 and a samsung notebook ativ 8 notebook. I did a system refresh the other day and now after downloading some programs (itunes, google chrome etc), they are ...
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Down-scaling high-density image for standard density external display

I am hitting the common problem with Windows 7, where a laptop has a high-density internal display, but has a standard-density external display attached. Once the (global) DPI setting in Windows is ...
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Is it possible to downsample a video signal lower than 640 x 480 using software methods?

My goal is to make games look old-school. I have enough resources to play most games on ultra. Here is how i want it to look like(works only with Dark Souls): ...
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Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external display

I have a laptop with a high DPI screen; its resolution is 1920×1080 while it is 13.3". I have enabled the Windows 8.1 style DPI handling (i.e., the "Let me choose one scaling level for all my ...
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High Resolution Screenshot

I am using the Awesome Screenshot extension/addon for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It was working well and generating HiDPI (Retina Screenshot) on my MacBook Pro Retina until yesterday, but ...
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Is there a way to automatically change resolution when pluging in a monitor?

I bought a Cable Matters SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter up to 2048x1152/1920x1200 and used it to connect a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 which allows a fairly high resolution into an old acer ...
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Screenshot Windows 7 at higher resolution [duplicate]

I want to take screenshots of my Windows 7 desktop at a higher resolution than my monitor size (1920*1080). Here's why: I am making a video that would need to zoom in by a scale factor of 2 at various ...
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How do I get Google Photos to store full resolution photos after I changed the setting? [migrated]

I started using Google Photos to backup all my photos in just standard resolution (their free version). Now I just changed my setting in the auto-backup utility on my Mac to store them in the full ...
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Fixing Dell XPS 12 High DPI scaling

I have a Dell XPS 12 with a 12.5" Full HD display, extended onto an external 24" WUXGA display. With the default scaling, text on the Dell screen is unreadably small at normal reading distances, while ...
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Set Windows Server 2012 default screen resolution (VM Ware)

I need to set (default) screen resolution to Win Server 2012 hosted in VMWare vcentrum 5.5.0. It is a dedicated server for running automatic GUI tests for Windows applications by Jenkins. When ...
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LG E2242c-BN don't show native resolution anymore

I have one annoying problem regarding my monitor. Well, I have LG e2242c-bn and GF GT220. When I bought monitor (and I did it only to finally enjoy in full hd) things were ok for few months, it ...
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What are the differences of watching a 1080p and a 720p version of the same media on a 720p screen?

Say I have a 1280x720 pixels on my screen and the current resolution is set to this 1280x720. What are the differences between the 1080p version and the 720p version of the same media? Is it noticable ...
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Win 8 full hd laptop with second non-hd screen

I have just recently purchased new laptop with full hd screen. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 screen size is 14". Before someone starts freaking out, I do not understand why people saying they wouldn't ...
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VMWare Workstation Stretch Guest disabled

I have Windows 8.1 Pro, in which VMWare Workstation 10.03 is installed. The guest system I use there is Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare tools are installed on the Guest System and I ofen use shared folders with ...
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Just installed windows vista dual boot, resolution and drivers problems

I just installed windows vista alongside ubuntu 14.04. The problems are that it both doesn't allow me to set the native resolution of my display (900x1600 or something), it only goes up to 1024x768, ...
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Pages in a PDF file created from images have different size/resolution

I recently created a PDF file from a bunch of images (all of format gif except one of format jpe). In an image viewer, all images are of the same size and resolution. However, after I converted them ...
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Inspiron 9400 Laptop resolution shrinks when lid is closed

I have an Inspiron 9400 Laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 Video Card. I've had both a 1440x900 pixel and 1920x1200 pixel display, and ever since I first hooked my computer up to my home TV (15 ...
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Does using non-native resolutions with the same aspect ratio as the native resolution cause loss of quality?

I have a 22 inch Full HD IPS monitor with native resolution of 1920 * 1080 but it's too small for me, and the Windows DPI doesn't work properly corss-software, so I use the custom resolution of 1376 * ...
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Windows 8.1 second monitor large with low resolution

I am running Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y50. I am connecting to a Lenovo LS2023 20" Wide external monitor and I am having some trouble with getting the displays to scale properly. The Y50 is a 15.6" ...
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Does displaying a higher than supported resolution on a CRT damage it?

I have an old IBM CRT monitor from, I think the 80's, and although it seems like it should support resolutions up to 1024x768 anything higher than 640x480 results in the image being garbled up (sort ...
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How do I change console resolution when vga= and video= are ignored in grub Fedora 8

I have somewhere around 1000 servers out there. I need to change the console resolution. adding the vga=(whatever number fits the hardware) works on all of them except fedora 8. It completely ignores ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox at 1920x1080

I have created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM on Virtualbox 4.3.16 (running on Windows 8). I have installed all of the Ubuntu virtualbox-guest* packages. The highest screen resolution that I can set in the ...
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How can I change the resolution seen by a bootloader in VirtualBox?

I am using VirtualBox 4.3 (on Ubuntu) to take screenshots of various Ubuntu installer bootloader screens (eg. GRUB2, syslinux), and I would like to decrease the number of rows and columns that the ...
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On Debian : Must create and set as default resolution. How?

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Mac Mini G4 PowerPC and i'm trying to set it up to output its correct monitor resolution on startup. I am using LXDE GUI. The thing is, the LXDE resolution applet ...
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cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280x1024 60hz

PC configurations: Quad Core 4GB ram 160 GB Hard disk 256mb 64bit Raedon x1600 series PCI card Dell 1908 FP LCD Windows 7 Ultimate Problem : Whenever I tried to install whether windows 8 or ...
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Choppy font rendering on Windows Chrome

So this was supposed to be fixed with Directwrite in Chrome 37, but unfortunately I think I am one of a very few people, if not the only one who it actually backfired on. My fonts were perfectly fine ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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How deals Surface Pro 3 with HD monitors?

I've seen some videos on youtube where the Surface Pro 3 is connected on 4K monitors and it is working pretty good. I do not know very much about 4k technology and how the Intel HD graphics processor ...
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Ubuntu not setting display resolution correctly

So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an older Mac (like 2010), and trying to connect to a TV using a mini display port to HDMI adapter. The adapter does work on a different Mac (and newer) thats running ...
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Google Chrome browser everything looking tiny DPI issue?

Everything looks fine in Firefox and IE. But in Chrome everything looks very tiny, seems DPI has changed to 160. Please help me fix the font, overall look of Chrome to make bigger. Im using 1920x1080 ...
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Comparing Pixels per Inch - monitor x tablet

The PPI is a standard for comparing display quality across different devices, right? I calculated that a cheap tablet has 1024 x 800 pixels in a 10 inches screen, which using the formula gives us 129 ...
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Logging in to a Win 8.1 PC over RDC resets the display scaling semi-permanently, why?

OK. Here's the story. It might be a touch long. I have a laptop that came out of the box with Win 8.0 Home. It was "upgraded" to 8.0 Professional then updated to 8.1 and all the various 8.1 updates ...
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Changing fullscreen default resolution in Windows

So, I have a graphics card (GTX660) which handles some pretty awesomely resolution, and a monitor which only supports up to 1920x1080. Most games are fine: they have at least one of: Alt+Enter ...
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How do we decide whether a screen resolution is valid or not?

Just out of curiosity, I wanted to know what is criteria upon which the validity of screen resolution like 640x320, 1024x768 etc is determined. I mean why are these only the few resolutions, is that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04- Force lower resolution on Macbook Retina Display

I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina Display. I have also installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers. Everything works fine, but the problem is that since the screen is such a high ...
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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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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the rez and it is messing with everything my set up is 1920 x 1080 but chrome seems to be in a ...