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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Splash screen windows are very small

Certain windows such as splash screens render very small and are almost unreadable in relation to other areas of screen : Starcraft window above is barely readable. Is this a resolution issue ? ...
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Can Windows change your monitor's refresh rate?

I have a 60Hz monitor with a native resolution of 1980 x 1080, so in Windows I have my resolution/refresh rate set to 1920x1080/60Hz as expected, but if you go to 'Display Adapter Properties' and then ...
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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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How to force screen resolution on Windows 98 under VirtualBox?

I have been preparing Windows 98 for use and one thing that bugs me is too low a screen resolution. So, I was told to install SciTech Display Doctor and switched to their display driver. I also ...
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How to alter X11 resolution choice?

My VGA monitor is recognized by X11 and best resolution is chosen, which is correct with product specification. This resolution sometimes does not always work in practice (frequency out of range error ...
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I've just installed Windows 10 on my Samsung netbook - How do I alter the screen resolution so web pages fit entirely on the screen?

I've just installed Windows 10 on my Samsung netbook - How do I alter the screen resolution so web pages fit entirely on the screen? If I go to display settings the slide bar allowing change will not ...
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Change Laptop monitor aspect ratio of monitor

I am trying to play Myst IV on my laptop in Windows 7 with a recommended resolution setting of 1920x1080. However, the game has a different aspect ratio, so everything is slightly "wider" than it ...
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I'm using a TV as a monitor. Why are my resolution choices so limited when the TV supports more?

I am trying to use this tv as a monitor. As you can see, this tv supports 1920x1080 full HD. However, when I plug it into my Windows computer (which can easily support this, it supports it on other ...
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W10 after 1115 update did not work 2560x1440 resolution

I have laptop MSI GE602OC with i7, Intel Graphic 4600 and GeForce 750M and monitor: DELL U2713HM. After 1115 update system does not support 2560x1440 resolution. I tried to install new drivers for ...
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Make image sharp at lower resolutions?

I suspect there's not an answer for my issue after investigating for a while, but I figured I might as well ask anyway. I recently bought an Asus G751J (with a GeForce GTX 970M card, Windows 8.1), a ...
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Windows 10 does not automatically set display scaling when switching to a new monitor

I am using Windows 10 in an Asus Zenbook whose own display is 3200x1800 high-DPI. When I am working in my office or at home, I connect it to a 1920x1200 external monitor, and sometimes I use it with ...
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Windows 10 blurry windows/applications and text on full hd asus zenbook (1920 x 1080)

I have found alot of good solutions online, however I am unable to iron out the blurriness of a few applications. Solutions tried: Right click on application -> Properties -> Compatibility -> ...
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Cintiq monitor stretches work area

I have my Cintiq 22HD running off a Windows 10 Toshiba 17" laptop. The work area of my drawing program (Manga Studio/Clip Studio Paint Pro) expands to fill the full width of the Cintiq causing ...
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Is there a way to determine resolution of a video using its bitrate?

I have a use case where I need to determine the resolution of a video depending on its bit rate data e.g. 236k, 668k, 1299k, 1900k etc. I also have data about its dimensions e.g. 320x240, 480x360 etc....
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Huge icons in Powerpoint

I have a new laptop with a pretty nice touch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440px. In Powerpoint (it's version 2016) all the icons are super huge such that I can't even see the entire menu. Any ...
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Get the display resolution a window is on in a multi monitor set up

I have a 3 monitors set up (one is 1080p, the other 900p). I'm editing a window tiling bash script that needs to retrieve the resolution of the display an active window is on. http://superuser.com/a/...
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2560x1080p not working on 21:9 display in Win10 Geforce 9500 GT HDMI

The title pretty much sums it up. I have a GeForce 9500 GT card (it has one DVI and one HDMI connector). According to its specs it should go up to 2560x1600. Now I tried to connect to an LG 29UM57 ...
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Changing screen resolution in Windows 10 without a monitor [duplicate]

After recently 'upgrading' from Windows 7 to Windows 10 my default screen resolution has decided to change. I usually use my PC through Chrome remote desktop. On windows 7, I was able to change the ...
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Laptop resolution cap below monitor 2560x1440

I have a few questions which Googling attempts have failed so asking here. So I have a hp-7063sa laptop, I've hooked it up to a bigger screen ( dell u2515h) to use it as a stationary machine. The ...
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Windows 10: Run certain applications at a different scaling level

I bought a 24" 4k/UltraHD monitor a while ago and used it with Windows 8.1 at 200% scaling. With most modern applications I use, the scaling worked fine and the crisp text was a blessing for my eyes. ...
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After OSX El Capitan upgrade resolution down

I was happily using an external monitor (samsung s27d850) with my mid 2010 MBP with maximum resolution of 2560x1440. After upgrading to El Capitan there is no longer an option to pick this resolution ...
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Custom background scaling in Windows 7

So I have a wallpaper folder with images of various resolutions that Windows switches between every 20 minutes. Some images have resolutions larger than my screen, and other shave resolutions smaller ...
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Change screen or window resolution to 4096 x 4096

I'm running a program which automatically saves images of the current view. I need an image from that program saved with 4096 x 4096 resolution but of course my screen can't go to that resolution. ...
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Resolution with windows 10 and a TV in mirror by HDMI

I experiment problem with windows 10, when I connect my tv with HDMI, resolution on my computer screen get very big. when I go to set resolution parameter, they are all good ( 1920x1080). When I ...
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Low Resolution on Log In Start Up on Win7 Pro

I have a laptop with Win7 Pro and a Logitech solar powered keyboard. The resolution was set at the highest one (1920x1080).I was cleaning my keyboard one day, the laptop was in sleep mode or locked, ...
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Is it possible to access an Azure D2 virtual machine running Windows 10 using Teamviewer at 4K (i.e., UHD or 3840x2160) resolution

With an MSDN subscription, I am running a Windows 10 development machine on Microsoft Azure. My local machine has a 3840 x 2160 monitor. I am able to take advantage of the 4K monitor when I connect ...
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Ribbon Size in office 2016

When I collapse my ribbon Word 2016, so it autohides, everything looks good: When I pin it, it changes the size of the ribbon: It does the same thing in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, ... How do I ...
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4k Monitor. Higher PPI than iMac 27". More Pixelated than iMac

I'm looking to understand exactly why a monitor with higher number of pixels per inch (albeit slightly so), than the standard 27" iMac, cannot produce image that is at least just as sharp as images on ...
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Will the pixel density difference be visible between 4K and 2K monitors at 27" size?

I am trying to get an idea of what visible difference there would be between 27" monitors with 4K vs. 2K resolutions. Would a person of normal vision, viewing at a typical viewing distance, notice ...
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Trying to hook up Dual Monitor Samsung S32D850T but can't get 2560 x 1440 using a ASUS GFX 970

I have 2 Samsung S32D850T 32" monitors (S32D850T) that work great through DVI however the top resolution I can get from them is 1920x1080. Of course the drivers of the graphics card (ASUS GFX 970) ...
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Setting display resolution beyond 1024x768 with headless Windows 10?

I have a Windows 10 desktop that I run headless. When I plug in a display, it correctly uses that display's native resolution. When I disconnect the display and connect to the computer over VNC, the ...
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Change (shrink) the vertical size of the Windows 10 desktop

Background: I have a 40" 4K TV as my monitor, surprisingly it was cheaper than most 27" Monitors. It works very well for the most part. My one problem with it, is the size can be a bit much when ...
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screen resolution for extended monitor is not variable

I am using a DELL inspiron laptop and extended monitor with a 22" Samsung LED Monitor.OS- Windows 10 Pro version. I am using the same PC and Monitor for last 3 years. Yesterday morning, while I ...
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How can a graphics card support a max resolution of 2560x1600 but be able to support two monitors at this resolution?

I have an NVidia card that supports 2560x1600 max resolution. It can support driving two displays via the dual dual link DVI connectors. Pardon my ignorance but how can it have a max resolution which ...
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Proper configuration of HDTV on Toshiba laptop

I've recently bought a Toshiba Satellite L50-C1709 which has a Geforce GTX 950M 4GB graphics card. Today, I bought a Samsung Smart TV 22" to use it as a monitor (I might replace it with a 24" tomorrow)...
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Screen position changed after changing resolution using xrandr

I just got a new ubuntu 14.04 PC at work (I am already using another Windows 7 PC) and found that it had a low resolution (1024x768) set by default, while the ideal resolution for my monitor is ...
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How to make Windows XP screen in qemu take size of the window?

I remember Virtualbox had a feature allowing it with some guest additions to make the screen of the OS in the virtual machine take size of the window. I’ve installed Windows XP in qemu that I use now (...
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Can low PSU wattage limit resolution?

I am setting up a workstation to display onto a 4K screen. There was an existing eMachine EL-1352 sitting around so I purchased a geForce 720 low profile video card which can do 4K res according to ...
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Turned on my computer to find resolution all messed up, screen identified as “Generic Non PnP Screen”

I turned on my computer to find the resolution abnormally low (everything was big etc). In the Device Manager, my screen was being identified as Generic Non-PnP Screen. I have a Windows 8.1 desktop, ...
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Google Chrome using incorrect resolution on external monitor

I recently bought a new laptop. Its a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition (Which means it uses Ubuntu 14.04 rather than widows 10) I've only really run into one snafu which has to do with Google Chrome. ...
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Custom resolution on Gnome 3 / Fedora 22

I connected an old 26" HD-ready TV to my laptop, but it only supports certain resolutions (it seems only 1280x720 in fact). When trying to set resolutions on the second screen, using the Display ...
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Windows 10— change text size of programs

I want to be able to change the size and text on some programs i have... I have windows 10 resolution is 1920x1080. Things are way too small. When changing the resolutions, the text is not clear ...
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How to set workspaces with different resolution

I have only one monitor, but I want to set two workspace with different resolutions. Because some window is too large for the native resolution of my monitor. How can I do that?
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Custom Resolution at 144hz refresh rate

I'm trying to run a videogame (CS:GO) at a custom resolution (1440x1080) lower then my native resolution (1920x1080) while maintaining the 144hz refresh rate my monitor provides. However, whenever the ...
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What does mean s letter after video format's resolution, DDDDs?

Video resolution is often written as DDDDl (where D - is digit and l is letter). For example 1080i - is 1920x1080 interlace and 720p is 720x576 progressive. But I've just watched a 3D video on YouTube,...
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Resolution is high, but looks zoomed on Ubuntu

I reformatted this Ubuntu Gnome machine that went from 13.10 up to a 15.10 beta over the last few years, after fiddling with the beta, it wasn't able to boot or be repaired. I installed a fresh ...
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Can a NVIDIA GT 730 support HDMI and DVI at the same time with the same resolution?

I have an ASUS-branded GT-730 and I can see that it supports multiple monitors (2 on my card, 3 on the higher spec'd ones). I can also see that it supports a maximum resolution of 2560x1600. I have 2 ...
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How to chose proper HDMI resolution for my LCD TV to fix aspect ratio problems?

I keep having aspect ratio problems with TVs in general once I use HDMI. But the TV I'm setting up now is especially important because I have it in my room and I want to use it as an external monitor ...
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Change resolution of Hyper-v VM running system with no GUI?

I'm new to Hyper-v, been using VirtualBox forever. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a new VM. The VM window size is bigger than the server's desktop resolution so I have to constantly scroll up ...
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What is the difference between 4K, UHD and QHD? Do we agree on one official resolution?

Nowadays it seems that Full HD isn’t enough anymore and the terms “4K,” “QHD” and “UHD” are thrown around interchangeably. At the same time, there is not just one “4K” resolution in the catalogs. I ...