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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Where does Win 8.1 keep these Display - Screen Resolution - Adapter - “List All Modes” settings options?

These settings options can be found by opening the following screens on Windows Desktop as shown in this tutorial from EightForums.com : I'd like to know where/ how Windows 8.1 stores this and then ...
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How can I make the cursor in Windows with a multiple monitor setup behave like it's moving between all monitors having the same resolution?

I just added a new 4k monitor to my setup, bringing my total to 3. My problem is that windows "thinks" that the monitors are physically the relative sizes they are in the display settings, when ...
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remote desktop doesn't go to full resolution

I often connect to my work computer from home via remote desktop over a vpn. I have set the display settings in the connection to 1920 x 1080 (the max resolution of my laptop screen) but the window ...
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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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How do I stop VMware player from resizing?

I just downloaded VMware player (I used to use Virtual Box, but I needed Windows Aero, and vbox doesn't support that yet) But it will automatically resize the guest when I resize the window, and I do ...
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What are the factors that affects a video's quality?

I am new to this website and this is my first question, really appreciate if someone can provide some advice about my current problem. I've been testing some videos on my computer to see at what ...
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Change screen resolution OS X El capitan

I changed some resolution settings using ScreenResX and after reboot my display screen doesnt show anything I cannot see the login screen I can only access the terminal but I can't clone any github ...
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How do I change X resolution on Linux mint 13?

I have an old Sony Vaio system with linux mint 13 (Mate desktop). For the life of me I can't recall how to change the screen resolution. The widescreen monitor is set to 1920x1080 but it won't do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 uknown external display low resolution

I have fresh-installed Ubuntu 14.04 over the weekend on my Dell E6520. The nouveau driver didn't allow me to use maximum resolution for my laptop display. Switching to the nvidia (proprietary, tested) ...
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Windows 10 video resolution

I have an Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 MB with an AMD FX 6300 6 core processor. I originally bought this system with Windows 7 at the end of 2013. I have a Samsung S23A300B monitor. 3 months ago ago I upgraded ...
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Screencast / screen record in 4k resolution?

I saw a few screencast on YouTube that were in 4k resolution which is awesome by the way. I did a quick web search and found that there are a lot of screen-casting software that record in 4k. ...
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second screen resolution issue when connected to “Optimus”-configured laptop (onboard Intel and an Nvidia)

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and a very strange problem have occurred: When I'm connecting my second display (VGA -> HDMI) — the resolution gets ...
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is there any relation between dpi setting and display resolution?

I was wondering what happens when i change display resolution(i.e. 1280x1024 pixel) in my os(windows xp) does it affect the dpi(ppi) setting of my os too? or when i change the dpi(ppi) setting of my ...
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How much more unclear is Full HD (1920x1080) on a 17-inch LCD than a 15-inch? [closed]

Recipient of a gift card for Lenovo, my aunt desires the Lenovo Y700: either the 15" version which offers both Full HD (1920 x 1080) and Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) or the 17" which offers only ...
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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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Windows 10 screen resolution screwed after updating drivers

I upgraded my drivers with DriverPack Solution. Now my screen resolution is screwed. I can choose only between 1024x768 and 800x600. Also I don't have restore points. Any idea how to fix it? My ...
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How to use only part of screen, as if the monitor was a smaller one?

Water was sprayed on my 19" monitor and damaged some parts of it. I need a solution that will let me specify the screen area to be used by Windows, as if it was a smaller monitor. Its default menu ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series - Windows 8 - 1920x1200 resolution

I bought new monitor Samsung SyncMaster S24B420, connected via VGA (which have 1920x1200 60Hz native resolution) And I have problem that in Windwos 8 I can set only 1600x1200 as maximal resolution. I ...
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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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Is it possible to increase the resolution of an image without using expensive softwares?

I just wanted to know if it is possible to increase the resolution of an image (or you can say increase the quality of an image) using some simple software? If yes, then some guidelines are most ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics(Baytrail) Overscan

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735F SoC. This has an integrated Intel HD GPU. The tablet has an micro HDMI port at which i want to attach a tv. But on the tv i only get a signal with ...
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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 ...
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Mouse cursor on multiple screens with different PPI

I'm using a 4K display along with a Full HD display with both almost the same physical size and it brings some mouse cursor problems to me working with it on the default Windows settings. As the ...
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VGA resolution with Sony Bravia TV

I just bought Sony Bravia KDL40S5100 tv. The VGA input is acting weird. I have a Gateway desktop with Windows 7 and Intel 945 graphics. I also have a laptop running Ubuntu 9.04. The TV will not ...
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Windows 10 force 80% display scaling

I would like to force 80% display scaling in Windows 10 Pro, so that it look more sharp and provide more workspace on my HD screen. The GPU is Intel, so upscaling resolution seems impossible.
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my monitor is acer x 213h is bigger than the windows 10 screen

My monitor is Acer x213h is bigger than the Windows 10 screen, windows 10 is smaller of my monitor for 1 inch on the sides, and half inch on the bottom and top. This was not happening when I had ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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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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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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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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How to set screen resolution in Java arguments

As the title states, how do I set a java argument to set my PC resolution to 1200x800? For example, in Minecraft (lol) there is an option to set JAVA arguments in the profile launcher. I know ...
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Change PC resolution on application launch [duplicate]

I want to be able to change screen resolution automatically for some applications that do not support it. My PC display is 1600x900. Lets say that I want Notepad.exe to set my PC resolution to ...
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Intel HD Graphics - Custom resolution issue

I connected a second monitor to my laptop, but for some reason it doesn't use the right resolution. It applies 1680x1050 and it's all blurry, when it should be using 1920x1080. The laptop screen is ...
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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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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Screen resolution supported by Windows XP not showing under Windows 7

Recently I installed windows 7. Everything is fine, except i couldn't get 1280x1024 resolution (only 1024x768). Under Windows XP I didn't have this problem (I've had 1280x1024 resolution). My graphics ...
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How to change resolution of first screen on startup?

When I start my pc, the first screen I see, has a small resolution, but by the time I get to the login screen, the resolution is good. My video card is a GTX 680. It worked perfectly before, but not ...
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Windows 8 screen resolution on a acer aspire one 1366x768

I have just installed windows 8 on my acer aspire netbook, I made sure I had the required resolution of 1366x768. Once installed I can not get 1024x768, I tried downloading and installing the win 7 ...
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Can a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M support 2560x1440 (16:9) resolution?

I recently took the plunge after reading this post and bought the FSM-270YG, a 27" IPS monitor from Korea. The resolution is 2560X1440 and has 16:9 ratio. Here is the listing that displays the item. ...
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1920x1080 native resolution disappeared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Secondary monitor does not display native resolution I use an on-board GPU on my computer (GForce 420 GT) with 2 screens, one is connected via DVI and the other VGA. For ...
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Nvidia video settings on Ubuntu get reset back to 1024x768 when logging back in

In making changes to video settings in Ubuntu I tried the following in Gnome: gksudo nvidia-settings Resolution is set to 1920x1080 and applied, voila screen looks fine. /etc/X11/xorg.conf is ...
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LCD monitor reports incorrect maximum resolution

I have four 20" Planar 2010M LCD monitors with a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 connected to two nVidia video cards (8600 GT and 7600 GS). I'm running Windows Server 2003 x86. Recently, two of ...
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Set screen resolution for testing full HD on lower resolution monitor

I have a WPF app, and I know it has problems on full HD screens, but my display is 1440x900. How can I simulate full HD on my monitor? My graphic driver shows max resolution is 1440x900. I guess ...
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How configure Workstation to run on a notebook with 3840x2160 resolution? [duplicate]

I am trying to get Workstation running on a Dell 9550 that has a very high native resolution of 3840x2160. Workstation runs with no apparent problems. However, when I transfer over a VM that has been ...
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Scale down screen, instead of scaling up

I have a Dell Latitude E6430, which has 1600x900 screen. However, I'd like to scale everything down, so that the OS "sees" a 1920x1080 display instead. Is anything like this possible on Windows 10?
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Setting my screen resolution only affects desktop size

I have an LCD with native resolution 1920x1080. It works fine (tested with other computers). I have a computer with an MSI FX5200 (MS-8911) display adapter (i.e. nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 NV34). When I ...
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Windows 10 - UI Doubled in scale after laptop screen replacement

I had my damaged laptop screen replaced recently, however after the replacement everything in the windows UI is doubled in size. Everything is overwhelmingly huge now and makes it very hard on my eyes ...
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How do I prevent windows from moving when the desktop resolution changes?

I'm running Linux and use Openbox for my desktop. Normally the desktop resolution is 1280x1024. However, when I play a game which only plays at a specific resolution, at fullscreen and there's no ...
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Can I change the default resolution for Hyper-V basic-mode session VMs?

I have to boot fresh VHDs a couple of times a week and every time I change the resolution from the default 1024x768. For various reasons, I prefer using basic mode VMs, where I suspect Hyper-V is ...