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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Mac OS X - Force screen resolution

I'm trying to use the lastest version of a certain development tool and it's sort of difficult to use on a 1200x800 display. Using VMWare Fusion, I can set the screen resolution inside a VM to ...
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Checking the real resolution of an AVI movie file

How can I find out the true resolution of a movie when I doubt what's stated in the properties of the file is accurate? I have a movie AVI which is in 1280x960 which I recorded with a device. I ...
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External vs internal screen resolutions

Can anyone tell me if it "generally" true that a laptop can drive say a projector or external screen at a higher resolution than its internal screen, or are they "generally" limited to the internal ...
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854x480 resolution from mobile Intel 945 chipset

I have an HP nc4400 running Windows 7 64 bit. The on board graphics is an Intel 945 Express Chipset. I'd like to connect an Epson TW10 projector via the VGA port. The projector has a native ...
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MacBook Pro 15in High-res hard to read. What setting should I change?

I just bought a new MacBook Pro with the high-res screen (1680x1050), but I noticed that all text is so small that to read it my face has to be like 18 inches away. When I adjusted the resolution to ...
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asus 1215p cannot get the 1366 x 768 resolution

I had a Windows 7 starter installed on this netbook, it wasn't that great so I installed Windows 7 Ultimate. everything is OK apart from the screen resolution. it doesn't let me choose the optimal ...
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Monitor flickers in native resolution

With my new Samsung Syncmaster BX2450 I have the following problem: In Windows XP (SP2), all resolutions above 1440x900 have either strange pixel errors or an extreme flickering. It seems, that the ...
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Apply user defined resolution to screen

I want apply user defined resolution to my screen, but i have a problem. I have in nVidia control center form to define my resolution, i can write in this what i want because after submitting driver ...
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How to Eliminate Black Bars from Powerpoint videos?

I am running a digital signage system for my client. The basic installation is a vertically oriented 42" LCD TV with a 1920x1080 screen resolution (reverse of 1920x1080 when setup normally, i.e. ...
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How to make Windows 7 remember chosen resolution after reboot

I've bought a new monitor recently and now am able to display much higher resolutions. However, every time I reboot my machine, it's on 1280x1024, the resolution on my old monitor. I can set it to the ...
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How to install the Windows 7 Canon CR2 (Raw) driver on a netbook or other low resolution device

When you attempt to install the Cannon Raw Driver on a machine with less than 1024x768 resolution you get the following error message I have a Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 with a maximum resolution of ...
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Windows 7 is blurry in 1024x748

I have a screen of 17" not panoramic (37.5cm x 18cm) with a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024. I had windows 7 installed and everything looked ok in a resolution of 1024x748. I installed windows 7 ...
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Screen Resolution on FS Lifebook E8110 Ubuntu 10.10

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on an Fujitsu Siemens Liefebook E8110, installing went fine, but the maximum resolution is 1024x768, although the Screen should support 1400x1050 or at least 1280x1024. On my ...
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Problem mirroring two monitors with different resolution

I am trying to put two monitors in mirror mode (Windows 7 Professional) with Ultramon 3.1.0. The two monitors: Main monitor: 24" Asus. 1680x1050 resolution (16/10). Secondary monitor: 19" LG. ...
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What kind of display/device has a resolution 1045x627? [closed]

I was looking through the google analytics for my site and noticed a rather odd resolution. Any idea what sort of device might use such a resolution?
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How do I set my main monitor to a higher resolution?

My laptop monitor's native resolution is 1280x800 and it just isnt big enough for me. I tried to set the resolution higher, but my graphics card only showed options upto 1280x800, and I figured that ...
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How to convert a video to 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio without loss of video quality

I uploaded my video to YouTube and the highest available playback resolution is 360p. This is much lower than what I uploaded. I believe that YouTube isn't making higher resolutions available for my ...
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How can I lower the resolution on Windows 7 boot & login screen?

This may be an odd question to ask because usually it's the other way around. The reason to why I want to do this is because I want to use Windows 7 on Virtual Box in seamless mode, and I don't need ...
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1215n asus: can't set correct monitor resolution (1366x768)

I've just bought this little laptop, I've formatted it and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. I've downloaded and installed all drivers from the website but I still miss the monitor one (generic plug and ...
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Cannot increase my screen resolution

I am trying to install my new monitor but my Graphics Adapter (Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family) does not offer a resolution of 1920x1080 in the [Display Properties > Settings] ...
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How to stop Vista from auto changing video resolution?

I have new Acer Aspire Revo R3600 computer with Vista pre-installed. The computer has NVidia video adapter. While connecting 17" LCD monitor (LG L1742S) via VGA cable it works fine, and I can change ...
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Windows 7 Dell 1545 rotate screen and change wallpaper

I recently bought a second monitor and hooked it to my laptop. I like to put the monitor in portrait mode when coding and i can do this with igfx but i was wondering if there was a way to make a ...
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Outlook 2007 panes keep moving when changing resolution

This problem is really bugging one of our users ever since he got a larger monitor. Now that the monitor has a different resolution than his laptop, every time he unplugs it to go home, the three ...
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Windows 7 fails to detect the native resolution of LG Flatron W1934S

I connected a LG Flatron W1934S LCD using VGA Cable to a PC which had Win 7 already installed. Now my problem is that Win 7 fails to detect the native resolution of the monitor which is 1440 x 900 at ...
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Can my PC cope with this screen?

I hope this isn't an abuse of everyone's helpfulness but can anyone work out if my 5-year-old Sony Vaio can cope with this new monitor I want to buy (to use as a second monitor). My laptop is a ...
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Changing screen resolution in CentOS

I'm trying to change my screen resolution to 1920x1200 with no luck. I actually did successfully change it, but once I log in it changes back to 800x600
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Mark a portion of the screen as unusable

I have a laptop of which a large part of the screen is broken (shows garbage). Fortunately the broken area is a clean rectangle, the bottom 1/3 of the screen or so. The laptop is running Ubuntu 8.04, ...
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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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Chrome changed resolution after a crash

my Chrome crashed for some reason and after a start-up it appears like in a different resolution. Ugly fonts, large icons, etc. As a "plus" the tabs overexceed the maximum size allowed by the general ...
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Connect 1080p LCD monitor to 1280x800 laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with 1280x800 resolution. If I buy a 1080p LCD monitor can the resolution of the monitor be utilized if I connect it to my laptop?
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How to tell if wallpaper resolution scales up/down to another resolution?

How do you calculate whether or not a wallpaper of a certain resolution is also compatible (it scales up/down well) to another resolution? A scenario might be that you find a wallpaper that you like, ...
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Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop forgets External monitor (Westinghouse LCD TV) resolution setting on reboot

When I hook my laptop up to my LCD TV via the VGA cable it always starts off with a resolution of 1280x1024. I change it to my desired setting 1920x1080 and all is well until I reboot the computer and ...
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Dell E6410 laptop with Dell E1909 external monitor resolution stuck at 640x480

I have a new Windows 7 (32-bit) Dell Latitude E6410 laptop, and a new Dell E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor. The only way to connect to the monitor is via an integrated DisplayPort cable. ...
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Detect Displays on Windows?

Is there anyway to do something like Mac OS X's "Detect Displays" on Windows (Vista Business, SP2)? I have two monitors connected to two computers, one of them through a KVM-switch. When Windows is ...
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How to identify if a video is 720p or 1080p?

How can I accomplish this under Windows? Can I use VLC to gather this sort of information?
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MacOSX: change screen resolution to not-listed resolution

I just got a KVM switch box and when plugging my monitor on that box, MacOSX doesn't recognize all possible resolutions, esp. not the native resolution which is very annoying. Is there any way I can ...
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xorg.conf: Why does this have no effect?

Here is my xorg.conf file. The problem is that my resolution setting 1600x900 is getting ignored. The resolution keeps popping to 1280x1024 Edit The resolution comes up as 640x480 after unplugging ...
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is it possible to use an unsupported resolution/zoom out/something on a win7 netbook? (sw/hw)

I have a netbook with windows 7 and a max. resolution of 1024x600. This resolution is usually insufficent to display correctly my programs. Do you know of any type of software to zoom out the screen, ...
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increase LCD screen resolution in Windows 7 beyond its native resolution [duplicate]

In Windows XP, I could use any resolution bigger than the lcd's natural resolution very easily by disabling, "hide resolutions monitor cannot display" option buried in Device Manager. On Windows 7, I ...
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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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Maximum resolution through VGA/DVI/HDMI(/etc)?

I know the original VGA standard was meant to output 640x480 and that other standards over the original VGA connector are developed to output a higher resolution. (SVGA, XGA, etc.) But I was wondering ...
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Native Resolution Unavailable for Second Monitor

I am using this belkin switch: http://www.belkin.com/uk/switch2/ The switch basically connects 1 monitor to 2 different computers so you can easily switch output display between the computers. Right ...
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Windows XP Increase screen resolution beyond maximum

My Windows XP computer uses a 1440px by 900px monitor. I find myself wishing it was bigger... but is there a way to set the screen resolution to larger than 1440by900?
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How can I take browser screenshots at a higher resolution than my browser supports?

I need to take a screenshot of a website as it would appear on a very high resolution monitor... say 16000x12800 pixels. My laptop's screen has a native resolution of 1280x800. Basically, I need to ...
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Does a low-profile graphics card exist that can do dual monitor VGA output to 2048x1152 resolution? [closed]

I have a 23" Samsung monitor for my Dell Vostro 220s machine. Unfortunately, the supplied graphics card cannot meet the top resolution over VGA. My requirements therefore are: Low-profile PCIe card ...
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What is the benifit of High-Resolution on a Notebook Display? [closed]

I've recently been reading some articles and some discussion going on around the MacBook Pro i5 and i7. Some people had said that they wanted to purchase the 15" over the 13" just because of the ...
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Set resolution of unattached display in OS X?

I have an HDTV that I'm hooking up via DVI to HDMI from my Mac mini. In my struggle to eliminate overscan I managed to set the screen resolution to something not supported by the tv. How do I change ...
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Running a 2048 x 1152 monitor on a Dell Vostro 220s with HD3450 video card

I recently bought a new monitor which has a resolution of 2048 x 1152. However, this resolution is not on in the options list. I have tried installing ATI Catalyst but to no avail. I am running the ...
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How do I keep windows XP from automatically changing the screen resolution?

I have an Asus EEEBox (EB202, intel GMA 950) hooked up to my 1080p TV (DVI->HDMI cable). I use it to watch standard definition movies and TV shows. I prefer to run at 1280x720 so that I can see ...
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problem in installing ubuntu

I have a hp pavilion dv6000 notebook. I installed windows 7 in it. It worked fine for six months. Now there is some problem in the graphic card or something. My screen olution is set to something 600 ...