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 do I force windows 8 into 1280x720?

Windows 8 has a minimum resolution of 1024x768, unless you are running it in a VM. As such it doesn't support going into 1280x720 (since 720 < 768). Windows 7 allowed this, but the modes are ...
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MacBook Pro 2010 with external monitor Eizo 2560x1600 [closed]

I just purchased an Eizo 30" multiscan 2560x1600 to use on my MacBook Pro 2010, and I also purchased from MonoPrice the mini displayport + USB to dual link DVI adapter, I read many stories on the ...
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Windows shows wrong resolution compared to display

I have/had a problem with my desktop not showing icons, namely spacing properly in Windows 8.1 and 10. In the process of trying to fix this, some of the suggestions talked about laptop (Acer Aspire ...
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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Too high screen resolution - cause damage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does increasing “Screen refresh rate” damage monitors? I accidentally put the resolution of my screen to high and it caused my graphics driver to crash and had to ...
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Does 2K or 4K media look better than HD on 1080p monitor? [duplicate]

Imagine that I have 3 different quality versions of the same media on my computer. HD(1080p) version, 2K and 4K versions. And I have 1080p monitor. Can I see any difference between them on my monitor?...
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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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DNS resolution failed for every tracker

This is really a weird problem for me guys. My utorrent is not connecting to any tracker. In the logger it says DNS resolution failed for tracker udp://........ DNS resolution failed for ...
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Stretch wallpaper across screens of different dot pitches, maintaining geometry (Windows 7)

I found a program called "Dual Wallpaper" that allows me to stretch pictures across monitors. However my monitors are different dot pitches (the one on the left is 24" 1920x1200, and the one on the ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't recognize my graphics card

I have purchased Monitor is a Dell S2240L 21.5 inch LED Backlit LCD Monitor Max resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels, HDMI with mother board Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Motherboard and processor AMD FX 8350 AMD ...
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Disable screen scaling in Xvesa?

Is it possible to disable the X screen from stretching to fill the monitor? For instance, if Xvesa is configured to display 800x600, can I have that 800x600 box centered in the middle of the screen ...
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Add custom resolution to Control Panel in Windows

I have an ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphic card, when I open CCC I can select many different resolutions. When I open Control Panel > Screen Resolution, I only get few resolutions (1920x1080x, 1280x1024, ...
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Does the DELL U2713H support 2560 x 1440 over HDMI @ 60fps [closed]

I currently have a DELL U2713HM monitor with a Max resolution of 2560 x 1440. What DELL doesn't mention on their website is this resolution is only supported via DVI-DL and DisplayPort. The max ...
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Text mode console output shows a blank screen

I've started using a Technika LCD TV with my PC and, while it displays full OS graphics, the text that is usually displayed during boot up (with the exception of the initial BIOS screen) does not show ...
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How to get the current monitor resolution or monitor name (LVDS, VGA1, etc)

I would like to get the resolution of the current monitor (the screen from where I run the script) or the name of the screen (LVDS, VGA1, etc). If I can't get the resolution but only the monitor name,...
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Ubuntu resolution on Virtual Box(Mac OSX)

I'm running Ubuntu 9.1 inside VirtualBox 3.1.6 on Mac OS X 10.6.3. The screen resolution won't go beyond 800x600 and Ubuntu can't detect my monitor type. How can I increase the resolution beyond ...
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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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Monitor Resolution says one thing, but displays another

I have purchased a large TV for a monitor that claims it is 1080p and clearly states that its native resolution is 1920x1080, and when I hook it up using HDMI, everything does read that; But the image ...
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Linux virtualized screen resolution

Hopefully there is a positive answer to this question: I have a 15.4" laptop with native screen resolution of 1920x1200. You can imagine that everything is completely unreadable by default. If I ...
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Can a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable support resolutions above 1920x1200?

Is it theoretically possible for a cheapo Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable or adapter to support resolutions above 1920 × 1200, e.g. 2560 × 1440 (QHD)? Or is it always electrically-...
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Scale (or center) watermark with ffmpeg to same resolution as output file

I want to have the watermark scaled to the same resolution as the output file. How do I do this? Alternatively, how do I center the watermark in the middle of the output instead? Here is what I have: ...
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Resolution 1920 x 1080 is not available for external monitor

I've just bought myself a nice external monitor for my laptop. My laptop's screen has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. The maximum resolution listed for my graphics card is 2048x1536. However when I plug ...
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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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High resolution on small screen

I just purchased a new ultrabook (Asus UX32VD). Awesome laptop, but I am having trouble using it with its native resolution being 1920 x 1080. Text is so small and hard to read. I have increased ...
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New laptop with an hd display, everything is microscopic

I've just purchased a laptop with a 15.6" UltraSharp FHD (1920x1080) LED display, and everything looks like it's massively zoomed out. A temporary fix, changing the font display size to "larger" has ...
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Adjustment For A Dell M992 Monitor

I don't know if this is the right forum to be asking this - I just got a monitor that a friend gave me. It is a Dell M992. The problem is, The screen doesn't fit the screen (does that make sense? lol)....
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Video Input Out of Range

I tried to change the screen resolution because it was hurting my eyes but now the computer has a video input problem that says "out of range" and dv1 selection. What I'm seeing:
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Does changing the screen resolution affect power consumption?

If I have two identical monitors and have set one to display in high resolution and the other to display in low resolution will there be any difference in power consumption? Note that this question ...
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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 ...
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How to adjust screen size for VirtualBox VMs?

I'm trying to use FreeBSD on VirtualBox, and everything seems to be working fine. However, I'm quite annoyed by the default size of VB VM screens. The BSD console just has a very low resolution and ...
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Monitor doesn't properly display the supported resolution

So, bit of background. I am using the FLATRON L192WS monitor on a system running Debian Squeeze. Essentially what happened is that when I set the resolustion to the max supported (1440x900), I keep ...
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How can I force my laptop to display in 1366x768?

I want to plug my HP TouchSmart tx2 TabletPC on my TV monitor. It's suppose to support a 1366x768 resolution, but Win7/ATI drivers won't allow me to go higher than 1024x768, even though it's capable ...
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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 ...