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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Fake / virtual monitor in Windows 7?

I have a 1440x900 monitor and I want to do some video capturing at to 1080p, WQHD, 4K, etc using my same setup without having to fork out on higher resolution monitor. One idea is to extend the ...
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How can I avoid Windows 8.1 resetting my font size?

I am using Windows 8.1 on my laptop, which has a 15.6" screen with resolution 1366x768. I measured the screen with a ruler and calculated its DPI, which is 101. Therefore, I have set the scaling to ...
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How can I preserve the max screen resolution on my external monitor without inducing a magnification effect?

I have a new Dell Lattitude E6540 connected via HDMI to an Asus VH236HL. In both cases, the native resolution is 1920x1080, however the Dell has a 15.6" screen and the Asus has a 23" screen. As a ...
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How do I change the scaling options in AMD Catalyst Control Center?

I've just switched out my old GTX 470 for a new ASUS Radeon R9 280X and now when I choose the resolution 1920 x 1080 it doesn't fit my 1920 x 1080 monitor. It just doesn't fill up the whole screen and ...
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How to run Fujitsu P27T-7 LED monitor in its not native resolution and have perfect fonts rendering

My problem is completely opposite to anything I could find as I need to run my monitor in its NOT native resolution and have perfect font rendering. I recently got myself Ultra HD 2560x1440 27 inch ...
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Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
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How to make DPI Scaling lower than 100% in Windows 8.1

There are a lot of articles with how to make older version of windows with DPI scaling under 100%. But when I try those methods on Windows 8.1 it is automatically returning me to 100% dpi after ...
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How can I make Windows Server 2012 R2 like Windows 8.1?

I installed Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter on my Sony VGN-Z56TG laptop. After I finished installing it, I noticed that some features in Windows 8.1 were missing from it, and some other limitations. ...
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Is it Possible to Increase Display Resolution for OS X Maverick

The new OS X Maverick operating system has reduced maximum display resolution from 1920 x 1200 in Mountain Lion to 1680 x 1050, which is a SIZABLE reduction. The difference is obvious when viewing ...
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Everything on screen got smaller when updated to windows 8.1

When I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 everything got smaller on the screen. The text, menus, programs etc. The modern UI is still the same size but the desktop is smaller. I haven't changed any ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NoMachine Client-Side Resolution

I have been using OpenNX on a Mac to connect to a NoMachine 3.5 server on Ubuntu, and I was able to start a new GNOME session with the using the available screen area. However, this behavior changed ...
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How do I add a resolution on Lubuntu 13.04?

Current resolution is 1920x1080. I would like to adjust to 1600x900 resolution, but it is not an option in the Display Settings. How can I set my resolution to 1600x900?
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Blurry display with KVM and two PCs

I have two PCs, both running Windows 7 with integrated Intel graphics chips, both attached to the KVM via VGA and the KVM is VGA to the monitor. When I switch between displays I notice that one of ...
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Why is vertical resolution a multiple of 360?

YouTube recently added 1440p functionality, and for the first time I realized that all (most?) vertical resolutions are multiples of 360. Is this just because the smallest common resolution is ...
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Is there a way to crop screen resolution in windows 7

i'm using a dual monitor setup with a 23,6" monitor and a 24" one. But because one of them is slightly bigger my mouse and other things get off. Is there a way to make some kind of black bar at the ...
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What is ideal internet speed for remote desktop connection?

My question and situation is similar to Recommended Connection Speed for Remote Desktop question but I need a little more info. I know that lag can be a factor in working on remote desktop. Lets ...
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3200x1800 display and Excel

I've got a Full HD 15.6 inch laptop that has a 1920 X 1080 resolution. I use it mostly for Visual Studio and the more vertical space you can see the better. And then I also use Excel quite a bit and ...
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Messed up my screen resolution options

Recently I downloaded I think something from nVidia, so I could play Battlefield 4 Beta. Suddenly it changed up my screen, and now the highest resolution I can pick is only 1280 x 1024. Before this, ...
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How to install VESA Graphics Drivers on Windows 7?

I have a standard graphics card. When I use Windows 7 at 1024 x 768 resolution, my monitor screen shrinks from the left and right side by about 1.5 inches. Same is with bios and boot time. When I ...
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VMware Player Vm resolution way too big

The resolution of this VM has suddenly increased a lot. Not sure how to fix this. My VM display settings: I changed the Display resolution within the VM but on restart it changes to the max ...
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How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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New GPU - monitor stuck in power save

I have a Samsung syncmaster 2443NW monitor - currently I'm borrowing a LG Flatron w2246 (although this is in no way a long-term solution). I used the monitor's manual to check the monitor - apparently ...
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Integrated Graphics Card driver for Samsung S3511

I had to replace my HDD. I have installed windows and most of the drivers from samsung website(http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/NP-S3511-S01UK-downloads) . It looks that there is a driver ...
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How to change a game's resolution in windowed mode?

Some games have option to run in windowed mode but how can I change the resolution of window mode itself? For example, Diablo 2 has a resolution 800x600 in window mode but I want to change it to ...
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What is the right way to calculate 1080p 720p 360p 240p quality?

I'm working on a video hosting project and I would like to know if I'm converting my videos quality the right way. my equation is: newY=(y/x)*newX so 1080p is: 1080x460 than 720p 720x306 ...
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Software to make a single window bigger than screen size [duplicate]

I neet to take a screenshot from a software at a huge resolution, bigger than the screen. So basically I need to make a specific window a lot bigger than 1920x1080, like for example 6000x4000. How ...
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How is it physically possible for monitors to change resolution?

When I run a full screen application at say 800x600 on my 1024x768 CRT monitor, the monitor makes some sort of clicking noise, turns black for a couple of seconds, and then somehow magically changes ...
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Why don't laptop and desktop screens have the same ppi as phones?

This is somewhat an economics and manufacturing question, so apologies if it's a bit off-topic but I don't know where else to ask. I have a 17" laptop with 1,920 by 1,080 resolution, which is nice. ...
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How can I specify a resolution for fullscreen applications through cygwin/x?

Most easily explained with an example. On my windows machine in cygwin I start the x server with: matthew@cygwin $ startxwin Then I ssh to my linux mint machine with X forwarding matthew@cygwin $ ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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Screen resolution depends over the LCD screen or by the graphics card inside the machine?

I am buying a HP laptop i.e. Probook 4540s the screen resolution that is by default offered by this machine is 1366 x 768, however I have also chosen to upgrade it and get a 2gb ATI Radeon card in it. ...
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Dell Optiplex 9020 and 2560x1440 Monitors

I am buying a Dell Optiplex 9020 with this GPU: AMD Radeon™ HD 8570, 1GB DDR3, FH, 1 DP 1 DVI Will this support the native resolution of 2560x1440 via its DVI port? If not, will I be able to ...
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Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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Running vncserver from screen

At work, we use VNC to run a graphical session on a remote Linux server from Windows-based client laptops (sigh). I have a laptop with a much lower resolution than the external monitor on my desk at ...
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how to create a virtual monitor inside my existing one

I like to play old games which naturally come in low resolutions like 1024x768. Playing them full-screen produces bad results because a 1920x1080 screen doesn't do any good to graphics designed for ...
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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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Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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Is there a command which can “undo” the results of ALT+FN+1+3 on my laptop? It reduced the size of my screen

(I have an ASUS laptop (Notebook U46E Series, 64-bit OS, Win7 Home Premium Edition, Service Pack 1)) PROBLEM: I keyed in the following: ALT+FN+1+3 and immediately my screen was reduced in size and I ...
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How do I list video files resolution?

I want to get a list of all my video files (mkv, mp4, avi etc) and their resolution, so I can see which SD video files need to be upgraded to HD. I mainly need a method (or a program) for windows, but ...
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Partially fried graphic display card in notebook and trouble installing drivers

The story goes like this: Windows XP started hanging up. Since it was pretty long time since I reinstalled it that was my first guess. As soon as the first restart after formating the drive I saw ...
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Disabling laptop monitor on boot?

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu (no graphical desktop) to do all of my work. The resolution is awful, at 1024x576 or something similar. So I just close my laptop lid and plug it into an external ...
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Two different computers with one Microsoft account

I recently bought a 13 inch 1920x1080 laptop. If I set the default scaling to 100% in Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalisation -> Display, it's too small to be usable. I set it to 125 % and it ...
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My HDMI screen won`t display 1920x1080p desktop with Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Specs relevant: Graphics Card: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB (should support up to 4096 x 2160) Screen : BenQ GL2460 (native resolution is 1920 x 1080) Cable : HDMI cable connected to ...
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Does graphics card resolution apply to both outputs?

I have a graphics card with Maximum Digital Resolution at 2560x1600. It's the GeForce GTS 250. It has 2 DVI outputs. Will it support 2 monitors at 2560x1600 as well as it would support 1? Specs: ...
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Graphics card keeps cache upon reboot

I have a dual monitor system with my computer dualbooting ubuntu and windows 7. Whenever i boot into ubuntu it doesnt remember my resolution setting. For some odd reason when switch resolutions on the ...
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Loss of quality on a tablet?

I am about to buy a tablet with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 ( 215 ppi ). I have a full HD monitor and I'd like to know what would happen if I connect the tablet to the monitor via HDMI and play ...
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New Laptop Screen, Low Resolution

I have a Sager NP9130 laptop. I had a 1920x1080 resolution. Recently my screen was cracked, and I grabbed a screen from a local PC repair shop to replace it. I'm currently using it, and it works ...
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How can i know max resolution support of my PC video outputs?

I am using NP700Z5C model laptop and i want to attach 2 external screen that is 1440P and 1080P for it but i am quite unsure that this laptop can reach those resolutions. I know that many hdmi output ...
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New Screen in Laptop, Resolution Issue

I'm a regular at Stackoverflow; this is my first time out in the Stack Exchange. I have a Sager NP9130 laptop. I had a 1920x1080 resolution. Recently my screen was cracked, and I grabbed a screen ...
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Change Windows Resolution for Certain Program

So, I'm trying to run a game, and it only supports the resolution of 1280x768 (as well as a few lower ones) and my laptop (Windows 7) supports that resolution, as well as my normally used one of ...