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 to set lower than 800 x 600 to secondary monitor

I have an old analog monitor that its resolution is lower than 800x600. I need to set it as my secondary monitor. But the lowest resolution of windows is just 800x600 How to force windows to set ...
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Display resolution of VirtualBox 5.04 running Xubuntu 14.x on Windows 7 64bit host

I recently took the Plunge to install Linux (Xubuntu 14.x) on a very old Notebook, running Windows 7 64bit SP1, in a virtual environment VirtualBox 5.04. All went fine, until I realized there was no ...
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Two monitors, weird resolution issue

I currently have a two monitor setup, one of the screen is a 144hz 24" screen, the other one is a Samsung HD TV. Both are able to display 1080p and are using the 1920x1080 resolution. One issue I've ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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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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Do same size screens with different PPIs affect battery differently?

I was trying to find out if screens with different resolutions have different effects on the battery life. Around the net, I see a common answer as no to the question: "Will changing screen resolution ...
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How do I know if a graphics card is capable of a high enough resolution or number of monitors?

Can I use the single DisplayPort output of the Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop (Intel HD Graphics of Celeron J1800) to extend across three independent 1080p displays with a Multi-Stream Transport hub? How ...
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Difference between graphic/display/screen AND video/movie resolutions?

I am not well-versed with resolution when it comes to display/video, but I am very curious to know if there is any difference between resolution terminology of LCD/LED display/screen panels of ...
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Acer V223HQ monitor limited to 1280 x 1024 VGA

I'm currently using my work laptop at home as mine is fried at the shop. The issue is the monitor I'd been using with my home machine with the same VGA cable was giving me 1920 x 1080. With the work ...
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low resolution on Ubuntu and nomodeset before it

when i was in grub of the USB flash every time i chose try Ubuntu live or install Ubuntu the screen goes black i searched for solution and i found nomodeset option for it, i installed Ubuntu normally ...
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How to choose one scaling level for all displays in windows 10

In Windows 10, one selects scaling level for each monitor separately. In Windows 8.1, you could disable that by checking Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays (screenshot in this ...
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Screen resolution black screen [duplicate]

I have changed my windows 7 screen resolution. Now it had gone blank. I tried it many times but it did not start. But in safe mode it runs.
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Magenta Border at Font on High Resolution in Web Browser

I bought a bigger screen with 27 inch and WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440). Now I'm observing magenta colored borders around some letters in web browsers (Mozilla and Chrome). Mozilla is more affected ...
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RDP to a Surface Pro 3

I use RDP a lot, and with the normal Remote Desktop application I can work from home on my office PC, or from my office on my home PC (which are separated by 30 miles) as though I were sitting at the ...
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Dell Monitor U2713HM will not display at 2560x1440 resolution on Windows 10

I have a Dell display monitor U2713HM and recently upgraded my Dell XPS desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Under Windows 7 the monitor runs fine at 2560 * 1440 resolution and I can run the Display ...
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Two screen, one VGA cable, on laptop with VGA output

The native LED Backlit 1600x900 screen on my laptop is burnt out. I've connected my laptop to my 40 inch, five year old panasonic TV through VGA to get a max resolution of 1280x1024. Using the same ...
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Windows 7 display is blurry/distorted after each reboot until the resolution is toggled

Dell Optiplex 3020 / Windows 7 64-bit / Intel HD 4400 Graphics / Dell 2405FPW Monitor Running at native 1920x1200 60Hz resolution using a VGA cable After starting up the display is blurry and the ...
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KDE - wrong screen resolution

I just installed Linux Mint 17.2 with KDE. The default screen resolution is 1280x1024. I cannot change it to 1920x1080, which is the resolution of my monitor. Is this normal? Is there any way to ...
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USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter screen resolution issue

I recently bought a “USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter Adapter.” I have problem to use it properly. The product is based on this driver and am using the latest version (v1.1.315.0). I have two external ...
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Lenovo G580 external monitor resolution issue using VGA

I am connecting an HP S2031 monitor to my Lenovo G580, running Windows 8.1. When I connect the HP monitor as an external extended display through VGA (it does not have an HDMI), in the Screen ...
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Windows 10 applications using wrong resolution

I just upgraded to Windows 10, and I noticed that several of my applications are using the wrong resolution (for example, Spotify’s window is super big, and the text is oversized and blurry). However,...
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What is the maximum display resolution on the Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset on a Lenovo t430?

What is the maximum display supported by an Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset on a Lenovo t430? I am considering buying a 1920x1200 monitor and wanted to make sure my graphics could support said ...
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Adjust resolution/zoom of individual modern Windows 8.1 app

When I load up the modern Windows 8.1 Microsoft/Bing Maps app, everything is very low resolution. I don't know too much, but I think this is some sort of scaling/zoom/dpi issue. I noticed that if I ...
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Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI -> Maximum Resolution

I've got the machine listed in the title, a Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI. I just asked Lenovo technical support to see what kind of display I could attach. I'm thinking about buying a high res ...
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Upscaling or stretch resolution to fit tv screen on Windows 10

I have a laptop with an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4500 graphics card that output a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. On Windows 8 I used to use AMD Catalyst's scaling option to make the HDMI output fit ...
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Using FFmpeg, can I make a batch file do nothing if it's going to upscale my input file?

I'm running an FFmpeg batch file through a digital media repository. My desire is for it to treat files similar to if it was uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. To do this, I need it to convert the file ...
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Firefox take wrong resolution on laptop with monitor

I have an Acer laptop running Windows 8 connected with a monitor. It works fine, until I use Firefox. When I am using Firefox on the monitor to open any webpage, it is using the resolution of my ...
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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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HDMI connection using VGA2HDMI to Panasonic Viera TX32LED8F

I tried to connect above mentioned together. It does not work at all unless I set 1280x768 resolution (TV's native is 1366x768). Anyway, if I do so, the image is shifted to the left. The size of "...
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Dell Latitude e6540 unable to be increased past 1366 x 768

I have been messing around with the laptop all day trying to change the resolution. 1366x768 is the smallest it allows and I typically like something closer to the 1920x1080 or at the very least ...
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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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Optimal monitor resolution

Currently, there are a lot of monitors capable of displaying 4K resolutions, for example the one used in this Alienware laptop. This laptop has 15 inch display with 4K resolution. I have a few ...
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Enable ~4K (3840 X 2160) resolution on Windows 7 with Intel HD Graphics card

I have a DELL E7450 laptop connected via an HDMI cable to a DELL UP3214Q monitor (which can display 3840x2160 @ 60Hz with a DP1.2 cable) . Ubuntu 14.10 uses the 3840 X 2160 resolution just fine - ...
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Can you get widescreen resolution from VGA connected to HDTV?

I have a 21 inch BRAVIA Smart TV and I am, more often than not, using it as a monitor for my desktop. I have used a VGA connector to connect the desktop and screen. But the problem is that I get a ...
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Resolution turn to 1024x768 dual monitor in Windows 7 Professional

Current Scenario: OS Detail: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional RTM 6.1.7601.18869 Service Pack Version: Service Pack 1 DirectX: DirectX 11.1 Hardware Info: CPU Info: Mobile ...
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution on AMD 6800 series

Okay. Here's my problem. I am currently running an AMD 6860 GPU with two display outputs. One of them is a projector which connects through HDMI; the other is a monitor which connects through DVI. ...
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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Appearance of text and programs looks horrible after Windows 10 upgrade

Today I upgraded from Win7 to Win10. Some programs like Steam, but also Windows programs like the device manager, have a different resolution then normal (1920x1080). The text and pictures (also the ...
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Can I use nearest-neighbor scaling with Intel Iris and Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro?

If I were to dual-boot Windows 10 on a 15" Retina MacBook Pro, would I be able to change the screen resolution and use nearest-neighbor scaling? The 15" rMBP has a 2880x1800 screen and I'd like for ...
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Windows decided maximum resolution of BenQ G2420HD is 1280x1024

My monitor works at 1920x1080. But after a reboot Windows 10 suddenly switched to 1020x768 and shows it as the recommended resolution, with the maximum of 1280x1024. The correct resolution seems to be ...
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Is there a way to change the interpolation when upscaling a lower resolution on Windows with an Nvidia GPU?

Let's say I put my desktop (1920x1080 native) resolution to something custom like 480x270, which is exactly 4 times smaller than my 1080p native resolution, which SHOULD look really sharp with nearest ...
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How to fix/ set resolution on dell precision m4600 to 1600x900?

The top resolution is too high for me and wish to change to a resolution like 1600x900. I've have a Dell Precision M4600 with NVIDIA Quardo 1000M, with Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000 on a windows 7 64 bit....
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Laptop screen resolution stuck in 1280x800 - Ideapad Z580

I had connected my laptop to an external LED display in the office on Windows 8.1. Before connecting the laptop, my display resolution was 1366x768 which was normal. Even while it was connected to the ...
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How do I set/force/enable specific (second) monitor to very low resolution in Windows 8.1?

I am using nVidia graphics card. I have two monitors - one normal, 1080p, and second, special display, connected to VGA, capable only of 400x300 pixels. However, since it's very OLD, it's missing any ...
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Cannot set 1360x768 resolution for DVI connection; VGA works fine only if EDID is disabled

I have a ViewSonic VP2365WB monitor which claims to support 1360x768 resolution: ViewSonic VP2365WB user guide, see page 16 I have a AMD HD7750 based video adapter ASUS HD7750-1GD5 I need to set my ...
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Custom Screen resolution

I use a samsung netbook with intel atom N2100, the recommended resolution is for the netbook is1024x600 but i want to increase the screen resolution to 1024x768. I tried to use the intel graphics ...
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Windows 10 Font blurry 125% scaling

It's kind of hard to read sometimes so I have scaling set to 125% on 1920x1080 resolution. ClearType doesn't fix this I tried turning it on and off. Everything looks great and fine (Explorer, Firefox.....
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Is there any way to make webpages fit my 1024×768 screen?

These days a lot of web pages are suited for wide screen monitors, but despite living in 2015 I still use a 1024×768 CRT monitor! So other than buying a new monitor is there any way to make web pages ...
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is it possible to replace my laptop screen with a higher resolution screen? example: from 1368x768 to 1280x720 [duplicate]

I have a 5 years old Toshiba L505 core i3 laptop with these specifications http://i.imgur.com/NoMXonh.jpg?1 My screen is getting dimmer and colors aren't realistic anymore thus I'm using this ...
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Linux Mint 17: No 1366x768 Resolution

When I installed Linux Mint 17 for the first time I was facing some freezes and I solved that issue by installing nvidia-304-updates driver. But now my native resolution 1366x768 is not available in ...