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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How to make text sharp both on 15“ laptop screen and 27” external monitor?

Both screens are full HD resolution. On Laptop (15") I have set text size to 125% for readability. On external monitor (27") is text size 100%, but the text is blurry. When changing the size to 125%,...
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Change Windows low resolution smoothing algorithm

I'm using Windows 8.1 and running some old games on it (they are fully compatible). Lots of them use 800x600 or even 640x480 resolutions, but I have 1920x1080 display. While scaling, Windows provides ...
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Surface 3 resolution issue

Brief Symptoms Black bar appears on the top and bottom even running on the same display ratio. Detail Case1: I am running 1920x1080 on my surface 3, when I Teamviewer to another computer also ...
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Mini Display Port (Thunderbolt) to VGA converter not recognizing the monitor's resolutions

Simply speaking, my Amazon Basics and an unbranded Thunderbolt to VGA converter don't work normally with my MacBook Pro with Retina display (RMBP) and my Surface Pro 3. The symptom is, optimal ...
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How to fix bad boot resolution in Kubuntu

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu (no updates, no configuration beyond installer questions) connected via HDMI to a 4k TV. When I boot, I get the bios screen, then it goes black and I don't see ...
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PPI discrepancies possibly causing text, icon, and element clarity issues

When I turned on bluestacks I found that it was rendering to fit the largest aspect ratio faithful resolution it could within the native/current resolution of my host monitor. Except that isn't ...
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How to find out HDMI version with a Samsung laptop?

I have a Samsung NP900X3E-A02US: http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/laptops/NP900X3E-A02US-specs How can I find out what is the version of the micro HDMI port? There is no written documentation ...
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Default Windows 10 + Surface has messed up graphics

I have a default install of Win10 and a Surface Book. When I install some apps, the screen resolution is messed up: The dialog is always "shrunken". Another example is the Android SDK manager. ...
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Citrix Receiver Resolution issue

I have a problem with Citrix, when open a VDI , this appears in a box does not appear with the full resolution , after 10/15 min returns to normal , this happens only when Citrix opens and connects to ...
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Using 2 external monitors with a docking station connected to a laptop

I work from a mobile office (office setup in my RV). I have an ASUS laptop and 2 external LED monitors (Samsung & Acer). I have been trying to use the 2 monitors connected to my laptop via an HDMI ...
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Debian wrong login and TTY resolution on 4K screen

I have just installed debian mate on a laptop that has a 4K screen resolution, which by default sets the resolution to 3840x2160. I've been able to change grub resolution to 1280x1024 using ...
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My video card is rendering 60fps, why does my monitor show less?

My Dell LCD e197fpf 19" 75Hz monitor is not outputting the full framerate it is capable of when put at resolutions above 1024x768. I expect my monitor to output the framerate given by the GPU up to ...
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How to find the x/y coordinate of a given string on the screen using win-7 or win-10

I have done quite a bit of search on different SE sites and could not find anything that I want. My purpose is to go through a several pages long web document in an automated way by clicking on the ...
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htc vive resolution upscaling with mobile gpu

is it possible to upscale the resolution for the vive (or other vr headset)? i mean is it possible to render a low resolution image (twice 540x600 instead of twice 1080x1200) and upscale the ...
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Upgraded to Nvidia 1070, display outside screen boundaries

I have just updated the gpu from a 970 to a 1070. My monitor is 1920x1080. However, when set to 1920x1080 in the display settings, I lose about half the toolbar width on every side of the screen. ...
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Android phone images are not the correct resolution [migrated]

My android phone has an 8 megapixel camera meaning the resolution of the images should be 3,264 x 2,448. However when i plug my phone into my computer and view the details of the pictures, some are ...
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My resolution: 1280x1024

I was surfing the internet, after a few minutes, my screen went black, and the resolution became higher that the usual resolution, i tried doing safe mode, but, still nothing. Help me please, i need ...
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Getting Windows to use a high resolution for VNC headless

I have a Win 7 Pro x64 machine, which I run without a monitor and connect to via Real VNC. When I connect a high res (2560x1600) monitor to it, then I can select that resolution, and VNC lets me use ...
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Windows 10: Small resolution programs mess up all open window's sizes

Here's the situation: Open a fullscreen game that has a small resolution (old games for example, or even more recent games made in certain engines like rpgmaker). All open programs get shrunk to ...
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How can i make things appear larger without changing the output resolution?

Ok, so i have a terrible monitor from 1994 and i can't make it go higher than 800x600 and this is very annoying. Is there any way that i can change the resolution of the screen, but the output still ...
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Is it possible to change resolution from 1360x768 to 1366x768 without installing gpu driver

for some reason I disabled the gpu but i want the 1366x768 resolution back as it was when gpu enabled, is it possible to make custom resolution or by using some softwares etc. If yes, how?
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How to set my resolution to 7680x4320 (8x)?

My current resolution in my updated (up to date) Nvidia GeForce 620 GT is 3840x2160 (4x), but I want to set my resolution to 7680x4320 (8x), but 3840x2160 is the highest and maximum I can do in my ...
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Console and NTVDM resolution upscaling in full-screen

When running either console Windows applications (such as Far Manager) or legacy DOS applications via NTVDM in the full-screen mode, I observe my Nvidia graphics driver upscaling the display ...
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Find out window size in Windows

A game is running in a window in Windows 10 and I need to know what the resolution of that window (without decoration) is. In Linux, xwininfo can provide the wanted information. An option is to make ...
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What video resolution is best? [closed]

I shot video's on my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (in vertical mode, not landscape) and paid no mind to what the video resolution was. I then converted the mp4 videos to avi and burnt them to dvd disc but ...
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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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Use a batch file to control monitor position?

Windows 10 has a way to customize your display settings with the physical order of your multiple monitors, in the pictures below you will see what I mean if you don't know already. I want to use a ...
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Manually Set Resolution on Microsoft Display Adapter

I have one of those Microsoft Display Adapters that I use for Miracasting. Yesterday I decided to move it from my Sony 40 Inch 1080p 60Hz tv to my AOC f22 Monitor again 1080p 60Hz. On my tv it works ...
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blurry display/ white background behind text - brand new pc? NVIDIA

I just bought a brand new Desktop PC. Everything works fine, but there are some display problems... I'm connecting to my Samsung LED TV that is 1080p. My old computer was plugged in through DVI and ...
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using gimp 2.8.14 on mac book pro os x yosemite

I am trying to do two things. 1 - whether creating a NEW IMAGE from scratch and choosing a 200 dpi or Scaling an existing image to 200 dpi whether ticking Save Resolution or Not Save Resolution ...
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High resolution monitor with standard monitor (Windows 10)

I've got a laptop with a UHD display connected via a USB3 dock to a normal monitor with Full HD. This runs Windows 10 professional. I seem to have a bit of a problem between the scaling of items ...
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my new SAMSUNG S27D850T monitor DVI RESOLUTION is only 2048 x 1152

Max resolution should be 2560 x 1440. Monitor is connected by DVI to DVI/USB converter, to USB 3 into my Windows-7. Windows-7 desktop is already is connected to two other Samsung SA850T's that are ...
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ubuntu 16.0.4, blurred sreen

Mybox is ubuntu server 16.0.4, for some reason , I apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, then i get a blurred screen after reboot. I don't know what's wrong here and hope someone help this. trace@trace:~$ ...
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Virtualbox - auto resolution used to work but don't anymore, clipboard still works

I run Virtualbox on my mac to have access to a Linux (LUbuntu 14.04). I installed it three days ago, and after a few googling I managed to set it up properly, with the resolution working fine. But ...
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HDMI 2.0 and 3440x1440@60Hz

I'm considering to buy the following motherboard and monitor, but I'm not sure they can work well together: GA-Z170X-UD5 TH LG 34UM88-P They both have HDMI 2.0, and the monitor is 3440x1440. The ...
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Video driver + resolution fix on Windows 8.1

I have an engineering laptop (quad core IB, intel HD4000 graphics, VGA output). Intel don't do a specific "Intel HD 4000" driver for Windows 8.1 x64, they let Microsoft produce a driver instead. I ...
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Does Windows 10 screen PPI resizing depend on screen resolution?

For Windows 10, and Windows 7 if different: Does available intermediates/steps in PPI resizing (that renders crisp text) depend on screen resolution? I'm looking for a laptop to someone with a bit ...
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Window resolution gets screwed up when docking or undocking laptop

I have an HP EliteBook 850 and 2 HP EliteDisplay E231. The laptop has a 14" screen and the monitors are both 23". If I undock the laptop without shutting down first, the resolution of the windows get'...
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How can I make my display intentionally overscan/overscale? (Or how can I zoom in?)

I have a Dell U2913WM 29" display, with a 1:2.37 aspect ratio. It's the perfect aspect ratio for watching movies. Alas, most movies that are supposedly this ratio have black bars along the top and ...
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Changing my screen resolution

I have a new laptop which has a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu on the machine. The icons and taskbar and text etc. are really small and I want to make them bigger. I ...
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Is there any way to force laptop with two graphics cards to use the better one?

I have an MSI laptop with an additional monitor and two graphics cards: an motherboard-integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 and a separate Nvidia GTX 870M. I'd like to run the monitor on 1600x1200 ...
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How can I set the screen resolution in VirtualBox during a system installation?

I want to record the installation process of some operating systems but VirtualBox, without VB guest additions, set the screen resolution to 800x600. So, is there a method to change the resolution ...
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Duplicate screen with different resolution

Im using SP4 with WIN10 64 and I'm using it with a external screen and a TV, and because they not next to each other, I'm using duplicate/Mirror mode instead of extend mode. when I chose one of the ...
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Macbook: reduce usable screen area

I broke my screen on 15 inch Macbook Retina and temporarily need to reduce the usable area of screen not to use 2 inches in the bottom and 1 inch on the left side. Wonder if this is possible :) ( ...
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Change resolution and nothing works now

I changed in a game my resolution and monitor turned to black saying "change your resolution in 1900x1200", when restart pc it keeps saying the same thing from very start (i mean i can't see nothing ...
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Ubuntu Unknown Display Resolution

I recently bought an LG 24MP88 monitor, and it Ubuntu cannot detect it. Now, this being a common problem I triedd the cvt and xrndr commands but on going to 1920x1280 mode, the display would only show ...
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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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Bad Full Screen Scalling when lowering the resolution

I have a Lenovo Z40 entertaiment with Windows 8.1 with a resoltion of 1920 x 1080, and I have to lower the resolution to play some games (because reasons), but now suddendly when I put the resolution ...
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Dual display resolution issue in Windows 10

I've got a 1980x1020 monitor connected to a 1366x768 laptop running Windows 10. Everything was okay but today I turned the laptop on without turning on the monitor (it wasn't powered), and turned the ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...