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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Does resolution matter in projectors if watching movies?

I can see the difference when projecting a computer screen (e.g., Windows desktop, start menu, etc) in a 800x600 Vs. 1280x800 resolution for example. But when watching movies is there going to be a ...
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Determine and Use Resolution as a Variable in UNIX script on Mac

I’m deploying a NetRestore image to multiple kinds of Macs: MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Mac Pros, iMacs and Mac Minis. I have several custom designed login screens that I’d like to use but everything ...
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Ubuntu resolution not detected correctly

I recently installed Ubuntu on a dual boot with Windows, and I'm struggling to make Ubuntu detect correctly my resolution. I have a 1920x1080 screen, but when I run xrandr, I get this Screen 0: ...
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Resolution issue on MS-1013 running XP

I have an old laptopt (MSI MS-1013), its screen's back-light died before I got it, so I have to use an external screen. I installed Lubuntu on it last year and never turned it on again. Today I ...
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Canon Maxify MB5020 scan above 600dpi

My Canon Maxify MB5020 specification indicates max optical scan as 1200 dpi or up to 19,200 interpolated: However, with drivers installed I cannot select above 600 dpi: 1200 x 1200 dpi ...
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Changing VGA cable on Debian lowers resolution

I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. I have a 32inch LED monitor that supports a maximum of 1920x1440 (aka the maximum that VGA ...
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Windows 8.1 - Unable to change resolution for second monitor

I have a new laptop using Windows 8.1 and I want to use my old laptop as a second monitor to my new laptop. I created the second display (2. Display device on: VGA). The problem I am having is there ...
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Why can't the best resolution of graphics cards be used?

OS: Windows 7 Graphics Cards: 2x Radeon R9 290, Crossfire Enabled. Manufacturer: Diamond Monitors: 2x Asus VN247 All drivers up to date as of 2/15/2015 The issue I'm having is that the max resolution ...
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Screen resolution problems,

I'm having monitor connected to laptop and the resolutions are pretty messed up. It was fine few days ago, it was at (Recommended) resolutions, but now the resolutions have changed by it self, both ...
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Windows 8.1 DPI per monitor: In which situations does it interpolate?

I'm curious about the new "DPI per monitor" feature of Windows 8.1. My question concerns legacy applications that do support a global DPI setting, but are not yet "per monitor DPI aware". These ...
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Change screen resolution form 1366*768 to 1024*600 in windows 8.1?

I was trying to lower my screen resolution to 1024*600, but the slider doesn't go as far. Is there anyway to lower it manually? Maybe a registry entry?
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Convert WQHD from HDMI to DVI-D or Display Port

I have monitor (DELL U2713HM) with WQHD resolution (2560x1440) and he support full resolution by DVI-D and DisplayPort and there is problem but in my laptop (MSI GE60) support this resolution only on ...
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VNC/Steam game Streaming service with a Windows server with no monitor plugged in is only 640x480 resolution

VNC, Steam Streaming, and Windows 7 desktop only seem to support 640x480 resolution when there is no monitor plugged in. Is there an application that can "spoof" a monitor being plugged in? I'd like ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 resolution issues with 2560x1440 screen [duplicate]

I am having issues adjusting the screen resolution of my ubuntu 10.04 OS. My relatively-new laptop has a native resolution of 2560x1440, which makes everything microscopic and quasi-unreadable. When ...
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LG 25UM65-P ultrawide with HP EliteBook 8440p no longer works in ultrawide mode

I have an HP EliteBook 8440p, it has the nVidia NVS3100M graphics chip in it, the rest of the machine is an i7, 8GB RAM, SSD, Win 7 Pro. Video outs on the laptop are VGA or Display-Port. I bought an ...
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Windows 8.1 resets to low resolution after extended shutdown

I have tried troubleshooting this for weeks and I still don't know why it's happening. Basically, when I shut down my desktop at night, when I turn it on the next morning there's a high chance that ...
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2560x1440 resolution with DVI-D

I want to connect an Eizo monitor to a Windows 7 computer. It is connected through a DVI-D single link cable, plugged into the single link DVI-D port. When setting the screen resolution to 2560x1440, ...
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How to change 'default resolution' of Windows 8 computer (without monitor, connected over VNC)?

I'm trying to connect to a bunch of servers (all running Windows 8) remotely using VNC. I only have one spare monitor to share between several servers, and when I start one up without the monitor ...
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TV Monitor Displayed Resolution and Settings resolution are different

I have a laptop that I connected a TV to using an HDMI cable, and it is supposed to be at 1920x1080 resolution. It is actually displaying everything at 1280x720. My computer uses an integrated ...
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Powershell Window Tiny at High Resolution

I have recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 3 ultrabook which has a screen resolution of 3200 x 1800. My cmd window and Powershell window are tiny at this resolution. I have changed the size of the normal ...
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How can you mirror a high-resoluton screen?

I just bought a 1440p 21:9 monitor that I had planned on using wirelessly with my laptop from across the living room. I tried using a Miracast dongle (a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter) but it will ...
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Encode 1920x1080 into edid format

The EDID format specifies "byte 38: X resolution, divided by 8, less 31 (256–2288 pixels, value 00 is reserved and should not be used) byte 39: X:Y pixel ratio: 00=16:10; 01=4:3; 10=5:4; 11=16:9." ...
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About the optimal resolution and refresh rate of a monitor

I recently got a monitor able to go up to 144Hz, and while browsing its settings today I noticed that in the information tab it says the optimal resolution is 1920x1080 at 120Hz, and not 1920x1080 at ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to properly default to the best resolution of my monitor?

After installing Windows 8(.1) I have the following problem: I have the LG-W2243S monitor. I got a PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 GHz Myst. Edition GPU, which I have installed the latest drivers from: ...
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RDCM mouse click rendering

so I bought myself a new 24" FHD 16:9 monitors for christmas. before I had a 22" HD 16:10. When I now connect to one of my servers through Remote Desctop Manager (RDCM) I have some problems with the ...
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sony vaio cw 1600x900 screen with vpccw21fx mainboard, showing as 1366 x 768

I had the mainboard in sony vaio vpccw2c5e (with 1600x900 screen) broken and mistakenly bought a mainboard for vpccw21fx thinking the model number was the same (it was but I guess I missed some minor ...
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On a 720p monitor, should it be possible for me to see 1080p? Or at least the difference between the two?

I have a native resolution of 720p on my budget HP 2000 laptop. Why can I tell the difference between 720p and 1080p? Is it not correct that with a maximum resolution on my monitor of 720p, I should ...
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Asus S400CA with Philips 220SW monitor screen resolution stuck at 1024x768

I have an Asus S400CA notebook running on Windows 8.1 and connecting it to my external monitor Philips 220SW. The screen resolution is stuck at 1024x768 and the dropdown is disabled so I cannot change ...
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How to get 1366x768 resolution from windows 8.1 for my Samsung SA100 monitor

My computer monitor is Samsung SA100 with 1366x768 screen resolution. I'm using Windows 8.1 but it seems my Windows 8.1 doesn't have an option for that screen resolution. Currently I'm running ...
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Determine if my laptop can handle certain resolution

I have a Dell Latitude E6510 and thinking of buying an external monitor with a resolution of 2560 x 1600. Is there any tool I can use to determine if my laptop will be able to use the full resolution ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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Possibility of connecting 2 External Monitors (LCDs) with a laptop

I've a laptop with 1366x768 resolution (Nvidia GT720M). Is it possible that I can use 2 external monitors with my laptop. While the 2 external monitors are used I don't want to use the laptop screen. ...
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How to setup an external monitor on a Surface Pro 3 (with docking station)?

I've just installed my new Surface Pro 3 and connected my 1920*1080 monitor to it via DVI and the Surface docking station. The external monitor is recognized correctly (as a PnP Standard Monitor, ...
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Advantages of “Premier Color” on a Dell 4k Monitor

I am buying a 4k monitor for my workstation. I am interested in the Dell 24 UltraHD 4K Monitor - P2415Q But there is also the Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor - UP2414Q The only difference is ...
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How to increase resolution over actual pixel count by trading for quality?

I wanted to develop on my notebook, but I miss the full HD resolution. I would like to fit more things on the screen. I realized, that when I used TeamViewer on my 1366 * 768 Px screen it was able to ...
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How to change the default resolution in Windows for automatic logon?

I have several Windows Server 2012 virtual systems, mainly on AWS. These systems are used to perform browser based UI tests using Selenium. The tests need to be started with a specific user account, ...
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Dell Inspiron 1764 Maximum external monitor resolution

I want to buy an external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 1764 (i5HD450054). However, I am not sure if its video card supports a display with resolution of 1920x1200 connected through HDMI. My laptop ...
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Set monitor profile/resolution based on whether a laptop is docked or not?

I'm working on this for a user here at work, but figured it was better suited on SU vs SF. The user has a Surface Pro 3 connected to the Surface dock which has an external monitor connected. The ...
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Can I stretch the screen resolution for the intel 865 chipset?

I am using the onboard graphics chipset on my Aopen ax4sg max mainboard. This mainboard uses the intel 865 chipset. I am running linux mint 17 MATE. The highest resolution which is available is ...
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Windows 8.1 VM: full resolution on iMac Retina 5K (5120 x 2880) and VMware Fusion 7

I am able to run a Windows 7 VM at full native resolution on a iMac with a Retina 5K display (HiDPI / Retina, at 5120 x 2880) using VMware Fusion 7. Windows 8.1, though, does not list any resolution ...
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Display size inconsistent on Windows 8 laptop (Dell Inspiron 17)

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop and I'm having a problem with the display. I've experienced this on another laptop that I used recently. It's running Windows 8 and has a 17.3" screen. The ...
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xrandr output resolution not correct

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a pc with a hdmi and a vga connection, with integrated Intel Graphics (i3 processor). I want to connect this pc to one TV (as information-dashboard). The HDMI works ...
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Magenta line will not go away on my monitor

I recently built my own computer, and I was excited to finally put it all together yesterday and get it running. However, I have noticed an annoying issue on my monitor, and I don't know if it's a ...
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Higher than 1920 x 1080 resolution with Intel 4000 graphics chipset

Trying to hook up a Samsung U28D590 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to the Intel specs, the Intel 4000 ...
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How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a graphics card or integrated chipset?

How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a discrete graphics card or integrated graphics chipset within Windows? The within Windows part is key. It appears that Windows 7 will ...
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Screen resolution

Today I try to change the screen resolution of my computer with the recommended resolution in my monitor and to do that I download a program that I saw It in a Tutorial video , and when I chose this ...
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How to make my screen resolution from 1024 x 600 to a 1024 x 728 resolution? ( notebook)

i have my toshiba notebook which have a 1024 x 600 screen resolution. But to run some programs , it requires a higher resolution. Pls give me answers so that i can solve this problem. Thank u
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Resolution Error: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768…

Rebooted my PC today and when it restarted, one of my screens is stuck in 640 x 480 resolution. As far as I know, nothing updated. The "monitor" I am referring to is a 40" Vizio TV Model number ...
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PC to TV using HDMI conection text too small

I have a Samsung 40 inch TV. I've been using it in native resolution 1920 x 1080 connected to my GeForce 210 connected with an HDMI cable. The brightness and clearness of image has been perfect since ...
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Aging eyes, screen size and resolution

I have a 19" monitor with a native resolution of 1600x900. This provides crisp clear text, but it is too small. My vision is not as good as it once was. In order to see easily I have reduced the ...