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RDP for High DPI Monitors?

A client is having some problems with their laptop. They use RDP to remote into their work PC, but the laptop they are using is a small 13" Sony Vaio laptop, but with 1920x1080 resolution. Everything ...
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1answer
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Connecting Lenovo E545 laptop to HP ZR2740W display - low resolution

I have Lenovo E545 laptop. It has VGA & HDMI video outputs. AMD Radeon HD 8450G Graphics Display: HP ZR2740W It has DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs. First I bought following cable: ...
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Compatible laptop screen

My laptop screen was damaged and I would like to buy a new screen to replace it. My laptop is a LDLC and I was not given information on the screen other than 15"6 matte 1600x900, but when I took it ...
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lenovo laptop screen upgrade

So I mistakenly blundered when purchasing my new laptop. I purchased a Lenovo Y510p that has a monitor capable of a resolution of 1366 x 768. I thought it like most of the other models has a ...
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0answers
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Am I getting the right display resolution in Dell laptop?

I installed Fedora 19 and Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot on my Dell Inspiron 3537 It had an AMD HD 8670 graphics card and installed the amd-catalyst-14.2-betav1.3-linux-x86.x86_64 graphics card driver. It ...
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Laptop browsers scaling websites for smaller display?

I'm really not sure how to word this question. Basically though, I recently purchased a newish laptop (Samsung Ativ Book 8), which has a 15.6" 1920x1080 display, and happens to be the first 1080p ...
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130 views

Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
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0answers
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HP G61-110SA screen upgrade possible?

I have an aging HP G61 laptop that I have been considering replacing. The main limitation that bothers me is the screen resolution (1366x768), as I do a lot of programming and like to be able to have ...
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0answers
79 views

same laptop model - different supported resolutions - eg. U530

I am looking at the Lenovo U530 laptop. for certain reasons, I have to pick my laptop from the Lenovo Canada site. The Lenovo Canada site ONLY has the U530 in 1366x768 resolutions. While the US ...
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1answer
280 views

3200x1800 display and Excel

I've got a Full HD 15.6 inch laptop that has a 1920 X 1080 resolution. I use it mostly for Visual Studio and the more vertical space you can see the better. And then I also use Excel quite a bit and ...
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2answers
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How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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1answer
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Is there a command which can “undo” the results of ALT+FN+1+3 on my laptop? It reduced the size of my screen

(I have an ASUS laptop (Notebook U46E Series, 64-bit OS, Win7 Home Premium Edition, Service Pack 1)) PROBLEM: I keyed in the following: ALT+FN+1+3 and immediately my screen was reduced in size and I ...
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4answers
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Disabling laptop monitor on boot?

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu (no graphical desktop) to do all of my work. The resolution is awful, at 1024x576 or something similar. So I just close my laptop lid and plug it into an external ...
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0answers
75 views

New Laptop Screen, Low Resolution

I have a Sager NP9130 laptop. I had a 1920x1080 resolution. Recently my screen was cracked, and I grabbed a screen from a local PC repair shop to replace it. I'm currently using it, and it works ...
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2answers
54 views

New Screen in Laptop, Resolution Issue

I'm a regular at Stackoverflow; this is my first time out in the Stack Exchange. I have a Sager NP9130 laptop. I had a 1920x1080 resolution. Recently my screen was cracked, and I grabbed a screen ...
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1answer
299 views

Resolution is Being Stupid. Help me?

I'm having trouble with a new computer I bought a few days ago. I have come to the conclusion that the resolution of the screen is too small, at the moment it is 1024x768 and I think it should be ...
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1answer
411 views

Laptop connected to external monitor results in desktop overflow

I have a laptop (MSi FX600) connected to an external monitor (Toshiba 19AV500U) with the screen resolution set to the monitors recommended setting of 1440x900. The problem is the desktop is ...
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1answer
70 views

issue with laptop resolution when playing movies

When I played movies on my desktop system, I had no problems as everything fit the screen perfectly. Now when I try to play the same movies on my laptop, the image does not stretch to fit the screen ...
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Unable to get 2560 X 1440 resolution to work

Problem - I can't get 2560x1440 high resolution to work on my Dell 27" U2713HM Monitor. Details - I have a Dell E6520 LAPTOP running 64 bit Windows 8. The highest resolution on the laptop is ...
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1answer
186 views

Extend Screen for my laptop from 1366 x 768 to 1680 x1050

I need to find some software that creates a Virtual Screen size of 1680 x 1050 even though the screen only supports 1366 x 768. It can scroll, but it needs to scroll to a maximum of 1680 x 1050 as we ...
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2answers
122 views

New laptop screen, lower native resolution

I recently broke my screen on my G51JX Asus laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080. After getting it fixed (no warranty so asus would prolly charge me a buck load for it) I have the screen ...
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1answer
737 views

Can I replace laptop screen with a lower resolution one?

Recently I purchased an HP EliteBook 8570w workstation, which has a native resolution of 1920×1080, but unfortunately due to this high resolution everything is too small, especially the toolbars ...
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0answers
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Cropped picture in TV when connecting laptop to TV with HDMI

I have this TV http://www.hdtvsolutions.com/pdf/LC370SL8.pdf and an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. When connecting the latop to the TV with HDMI I set the resolution 1280x720 on the TV (it's strange, ...
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1answer
397 views

Increasing Screen Resolution to more than limit and scaling to origional

I have a laptop, with Screen Resolution - 1366x768 (most common) - I want to increase it further to 1600x900 (or higher), in the same ratio. I want to scale the higher resolution on my current screen ...
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3answers
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What's with the 1366x768 resolution for laptops/notebooks? [closed]

I've been looking to replace my current laptop 14" (1440x900 resolution) with a new one. But it seems most new 14" laptops are stuck to 1366x768 resolutions max??? What happened to the higher ...
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7answers
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M ...
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1answer
286 views

want to make text size 15% bigger in Win 7

The text in my 17 inche secreen is small so I changed it to 125% (medium) but I also did not like that because it is now a bit big in the size. How can I make it something like 115%? because there are ...
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725 views

Can I change the screen resolution?

I got a laptop with 17 inche screen. However, it is not that comfort as the text appears small. The recommended resolution is 1600x900 but I want to change it to something smaller. My question is: if ...
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1answer
997 views

Downscaling resolution to fit screen

I have an Asus laptop with a 1366x768 screen. I'm finding I would like to have everything smaller so I would have more room to work. Is there a way to get the graphics card to display 1080p and then ...
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1answer
795 views

Can I force a laptop to use a higher resolution?

I bought my laptop (ASUS A53SV-XE1 15.6-Inch Versatile Entertainment Laptop) from amazon a few days ago, and when I got it today, I was so disappointed, the screen can't even compare with the laptop I ...
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1answer
2k views

Dual-Link DVI ExpressCard

I'm looking for a way to connect a monitor with resolution 2560x1600 to my laptop, which only outputs single-link HDMI (max 2048 x 1536). The laptop has an ExpressCard slot, and I have noticed ...
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2answers
2k views

Automatically change resolution when laptop is in dock

I have a ThinkPad running Windows XP with a monitor attached to its dock. When I dock the laptop, nothing happens; I have to go in to Display Properties and enable the external monitor, change its ...
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1answer
468 views

Laptop screen resolution not conforming to specs, double graphics card

I recently bought an Asus N73SV, according to the specs (and shown in the shop) it has a max screen resolution of 1920x1080. However, I cannot raise the resolution above 1600x900 in the control ...
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1answer
296 views

screen resolution to be improved from the existing maximum

I just reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my laptop and the screen resolution is maxed out at 1024x768. It is usable but the characters are noticeably less clear than on the former installation. The ...
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1answer
7k views

Laptop resolution on external monitor?

I own Compaq CQ62 15.6" with Intel HD Graphics card, its max resolution is 1366 x 786, I like to increase the resolution but the only option which I figured out is to get an external monitor, I have ...
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2answers
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Can I replace a laptop screen with one of a different resolution?

I have a laptop with a busted screen, so I am going to install a replacement. Does the replacement screen have to be the same resolution as the original?
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2answers
382 views

Getting more screen resolution options for an IBM X31 with an external monitor

I have an IBM X31 running Windows 7. I recently tried to connect to it to a 17" LCD monitor, but the screen looked odd. When I looked at the settings, it seemed to be set at a rather odd resolution, ...
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3answers
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Getting 2560x1600 out of an ATI Radeon HD 4670 on Windows 7

Greetings, I've got a Dell Studio XPS 1640 laptop (with an ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card) running Windows 7, and just bought a Dell 3007HPC 30-inch monitor for it. I'm trying to figure out how to ...
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display resolution 1366x768 for programming? [closed]

How is programming on a 15.6 inch laptop using this resolution? Unfortunately, I'm finding that all the laptops I'm considering use this low vertical resolution and I'm worried it'll affect my ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 10.04 external monitor problem

I've just installed the 10.04 release on my laptop. I've also installed the nvidia propietary driver as suggested by the system. I've some problem using an external monitor, i'm not able to set the ...
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2answers
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Display size comparison chart?

I am in the process of collecting laptop recommendations for a friend. I need a way to show to her the size differences of the various formats (15" 4:3, 15" 16:9, 15" 16:10 .... up to 17.3") in a ...
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2answers
1k views

Laptop Asus P50IJ with Intel 4500M GMA output going to a Dell 1907FP external monitor will not allow proper resolution

I just purchased an Asus P50IJ-X2 laptop which has a Intel GMA 4500M video card running Windows 7. At work I output this laptop to a Dell 1907FP LCD which has a maximum resolution of 1280x1024. Not ...
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3answers
1k views

Need to hookup HP dv7-3085dx with NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M to my Dell 30 inch LCD 3007WFP at max resolution

I recently bought an HP laptop (dv7-3085dx) which is supposed to have a pretty good video card (NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M). The card is supposed to output a max resolution of 2560x1600 which is also the ...
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4answers
2k views

Replacing an LCD screen in a laptop

So I just got my new laptop today -- HP Envy 15 -- and it turns out it's actually 1366 x 768 instead of the 1920 x 1080 I had originally thought it was... obviously I miss read :\ Anyways, I want to ...
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1answer
1k views

Laptop changes resolution when the lid is closed/opened

i've had a problem for the last couple of days where the resolution on my laptop changes when i close the lid i'm running windows xp professional sp2 on a dell inspiron 1501 the video chip is an ati ...
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1answer
2k views

Will I notice any difference between displays of different sizes but same resolution?

This might be a bit subjective, but I'm curious what the community opinion is on this. I'm in the market for a new laptop and I've narrowed my choices down to either a 14" or 15.6" model from the ...
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2answers
2k views

Second monitor with laptop doesn't go to full resolution

I have a Dell Latitude D520 with Intel 945GM chipset on board and WinXP. I started working with an external monitor a while ago (Gateway EV910). Initially everything seemed to work ok, and I was able ...
2
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2answers
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Can I replace my laptop screen with another one with a higher resolution?

I currently own a HP EliteBook 8530p laptop. The screen resolution is 1280x800. This is way too low for my standards, so I'm considering ordering another laptop screen with a higher resolution (for ...
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6answers
1k views

Laptop screen resolution advice - how dense is too dense? [closed]

I'm currently in the process of deciding what kind of laptop I want to buy. I pretty much have it narrowed down to particular model that has a 15.6" screen. I have a little bit of a dilemma with ...