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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Resize desktop smaller than screen resolution

I want to resize my desktop to be smaller than my resolution, meaning that the desktop will be placed at the center of the screen with black bars around it, is it possible? The reason for that, I'm ...
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Windows XP Resolution is stuck on 800x600 Gateway LT27

So I formatted my whole netbook 256GB SSD and installed Windows XP Professional, and plan to dualboot. I first started with Windows XP, and the install went smoothly, I splitstreamed my old Windows XP ...
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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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My monitor's screen resolution has dropped from 1920x1200 to 1919x1200

I noticed this happen right around the same time I noticed a stuck red pixel in the middle-lower section of the panel. I don't think the two things are related but they may be since it was about the ...
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Windows 8 Metro/Start resolution vs Desktop resolution

I am testing Windows 8 on my HTPC connected to a HDTV in my bedroom. The TV is 720p, but can scale down 1080i resolutions. I was running at 720p and the Metro/Start page wasnt working correctly. ...
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Custom Screen Resolutions with Intel Graphics Card

I plugged in an old monitor as an extra screen and noticed that the picture did not cover the full screen without stretching. I have an Intel Graphics Card with the native drivers installed. When I ...
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OS X secondary monitor resolution off a MacBook Pro: how do I increase it?

I have a MacBook Pro, and have tried to connect both a Benq g900 and Samsung SyncMaster to it. They work, but in both cases the Mac drops down to 640x800 res, and won't increase it. I gather this is ...
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How do you increase screen resolution in Windows 7?

I just purchased a new computer that I believe has an OEM version of Windows 7 installed. I am still using the same monitor and keyboard/mouse I used with my old Vista computer. The maximum ...
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External monitor with Macbook - resolution not available?

I'm using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro 13 inch. The external monitor is a Dell 1650x1080 resolution. I'm connecting using a mini display port to DVI adaptor. On a previous MacBook Pro 13 ...
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change screen resolution without clicking resolution on desktop or using graphics card settings

How can I change screen resolution without using Explorer.exe or my graphics card settings. Both crash every time I try.
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Is there a widget to adjust display resolution in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Easily change screen resolution in Windows 7 Any way of changing Windows 7 screen resolution via command line? I'm setting up a Windows 7 Home box for my parents, and I'...
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LG W3000H Native Resolution

I just bought an LG W3000H because of the listed 2560x1600 resolution, however, upon hooking it up, I see it only has a 1280x800 native resolution. The specs for the monitor doesn't mention a lower ...
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why is 1 inch in computer screen shorter than 1 inch in real?

My LCD Monitor is 22 inch ViewSonic, windows resolution screen is default 96 DPI. I realize that 1 inch in computer does not fit to 1 inch in real. My LCD Screen Resolution is 1680 x 1050, so the ...
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Cannot set 1080p resolution in Ubuntu

I am working on Ubuntu 10.04. I bought a new computer and installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it. However, I tried a lot of methods found from the internet such as using xrandr, modifying the xorg.conf to ...
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How do I find out a list of all possible resolutions that a monitor supports? [closed]

I am shopping for a new monitor. Every monitor I've seen lists its "maximum" resolution and/or its "recommended" resolution, but I'm unable to find a list of all possible resolutions. Take as an ...
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How to setup oversized physical screen resolution in winxp

My physical resolution is 1024x768, but I need to virtually set up resolution in Windows XP to be 1280x1024 and use it by scrolling on the edges of my desktop. The reason is that I have special ...
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How to setup oversized physical screen resolution in Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Oversized (higher resolution) virtual desktop by scaling/zooming out for Windows (XP)? Is there any way to use a display resolution higher than the max? My physical ...
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Making a 26" LCD into bigger resolution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to use a display resolution higher than the max? I recently got a 26" HDTV LCD as a gift. I am using it primarily for my PC. The highest it will go is ...
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Is There IP Address File Resolver Plugin For Firefox And Chrome?

Let me explain. When i right click on image, i see its size and other properties, however i would also want to see on which host it is located. It would be nice to have such plugin for Firefox and ...
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Sharp flat panel scaling with Nvidia drivers

I have a Samsung 226BW flat panel with a 1680x1050 native resolution. As my PC is rather dated (Athlon XP 2600+ and GeForce 6600 GT), I need to run more recent games (but still old) on a lower ...
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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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How to increase resolution

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R-N4010 laptop with Windows 7 64-bit installed. The screen resolution is 1024 x 768 - how can I increase the resolution to 1280 x 800? I have "Generic PnP Monitor on Standard ...
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How does peer resolving in utorrent work in this case?

In utorrent peers tab, i noticed peer, whose ip address was resolved to localhost. When i disabled dns resolving, it displayed ordinary ip address (not 127.0.0.1) . How is it possible to make one's ...
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Lion / name resolution order

(this issue went away for me with the 10.7.1 update - /etc/hosts now works as always for me) I've updated my Mac to Lion and now I notice that /etc/hosts is consulted last, even after DNS. This is ...
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How to get a higher resolution on Ubuntu 11.04 using an intel chipset

I have a bit slow PC here, so I decided to put Ubuntu 11.04 on it. It use to run Windows Vista on a resolution of 1280x1024, so both my hardware and monitor support it. Now I'm on Ubuntu, but can ...
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What's meant by work resolution in reference to a LCD screen of a desktop?

My Acer LCD's Work Resolution is 1600*860 pixels. But I have no option to set it. I do have options 1600*900. Windows says that I am at recommended resolution 1600*900. But I see Red Shading all over ...
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Scrolling on small windows screen

EeePc has a tiny screen, and it scrolls to show the toolbar and task bar of windows. It never used to do this, I tried lowering the resolution, but it's at the lowest possible. Any thoughts how to ...
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HP Probook 4530s Maximum native resolution support

Is there possible that HP 4530s with "1GB AMD Radeon 6470 Graphics Card" can support resolution more then 1366 x 768? Because I think on Intel HD card HP 4530s can only give max resolution of ...
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Screen for Small Conference Room - Size and Resolution Questions

I'll try to keep my questions generic so that it might help others in the future. How should we go about choosing a screen for our conference room? What factors should we consider and what ...
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Force native monitor resolution

I have a viewsonic lcd monitor with a native resoluion of 1920 x 1080. All of a sudden the windows screen display seetings have changed and I need to set it to 1140 x 900 to get the desktop etc on ...
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Change screen resolution while in safe mode for normal mode

A screen of mine burnt out, and was replaced with a screen of lower resolution. It works in safe mode as that is in 800x600 resolution, but when I try to boot to normal mode, it fails. Is there a way ...
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Custom NVIDIA Resolutions?

NVIDIA's license agreement for the custom resolution tool is rather scary; it claims that it can destroy your graphics card and whatnot. In reality, how dangerous is it? Could I reasonably expect to ...
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2560 x 1600 screen resolution not available when a second monitor is attached

I am running Windows 7 (64-bit edition) and have a 30" Dell 3007WFP monitor which runs at a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600. This works perfectly until I try to connect a second monitor, and then the ...
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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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Fixing a guest screen resolution in VirtualBox

I was required to develop a Windows app UI for a fixed resolution - it doesn't matter if it makes sense or not, the customer requires it. I'm using a Windows Server 2003 VirtualBox VM as the ...
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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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Force display driver to crash and recover on Windows Vista

Windows Vista's display driver system allows drivers to crash and recover without blue-screening. Is there any way to manually force this process? I'd like to restart my display driver without ...
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RCA monitor won't display highest resolution when NVidia drivers are installed

My computer is a dual-monitor setup. It won't display my second monitor's highest res... In fact, it will only display one resolution. Anything higher or lower makes the monitor not show the screen. ...
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Ubuntu: Screen resolution doesn't fit size of monitor (Vmware)

I have just installed ubunto in Vmware Player and it works great, but all of the resolutions it gives me there isn't one to fill the entire screen. I was scouting around the net and found this, - ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Fedora 15?

I installed Fedora 15 recently and am struggling to find a way to set screen resolution to greater than 1280x800. Has anybody tried doing this?
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Resolution problems with MSI R5770 Hawk through DisplayPort

I just picked up a MSI R5770 Hawk card from the parts picking megathread. I run dual 2560x1600 monitors (LG W3000H, for what it's worth) but for some reason I can only get the native resolution for ...
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Use different display settings for the welcome / logon screen than my desktop? (Windows 7)

I vaguely recall back in the days of Windows XP that I could set up my display settings as "Administrator" and they would apply to the logon screen. However, once I log in my user settings could ...
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Everytime I install something in Windows 7 my resolution changes to 640 x 480

I think I screwed something with the Compatibility Administrator, because every time I install something new, program, game, or anything the screen resolution changes to 640 x 480, and it goes back to ...
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Can't set correct desktop resolution on Windows 7 after playing Mirror's Edge

Ever since I launched Mirror's Edge, my entire system seems to think that my monitor is 1600x1200, when actually it's 1920x1080. The game would only go up to 1600x1200, Windows will only go up to ...
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Why do games or other graphical applications run choppy on lower resolutions, but faster on max monitor resolution?

This is considering I'm well above the system requirements. A non game example is the Cooliris app for Google, when I run on a regular chrome window is choppy when scrolling through the panels, but ...
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Apply display magnification to just one monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual monitors on Windows 7 - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor? I recently got a new work laptop. It supports a really high widescreen resolution of ...
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1080p - MacOS X - Screen / Font rendering very bad

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2009 and a samsung SyncMaster B2230 monitor. I have connected them through the standard display port adapter and a DVI to HDMI connector cable. Now the display resolution is ...
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Badly sized form issue (form cut off)

I'm running Windows 7 with a screen resolution of 1980x1080. Occasionally I get forms from programs that appear to be cut off. Changing my screen resolution does not seem to solve the problem, and it'...
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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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LCD monitor's resolution is higher than Laptop Screen resolution , how to get full screen display when Monitor attached to laptop?

My Dell U2410 LCD monitor's resolution is 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz (optimal resolution). And my Windows 7 Dell laptop's screen resolution is 1920 x 1080. When I attach my monitor to my laptop I don't ...