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 can I get VirtualBox to run at 1366x768?

I'm trying to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox. My laptop's display is exactly 1366x768. Windows 8 disables some of its features if the resolution is less than 1366x768, so I need to run the guest OS ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Windows 7 sometimes forget to turn off my display after X number minutes, even though the power settings are specifically set that way?

This is not just a problem with Windows 7 - I know I've been experiencing this same issue all the way back through XP. Basically, you set your screen to turn off after 5 or 10 minutes, you walk away, ...
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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). ...
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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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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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Duplicate monitor on highest resolution in Windows 7

I have a monitor with a native resolution of 2560x1440, connected through display port. I also have an AV Receiver connected to the video card via HDMI, to have surround sound in games. All using ...
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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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VMWare all resolutions displayed full screen HOWTO

I installed Windows XP under VMWare. I have full HD screen. When I enter the full screen mode, the resolution will be adapted (there is a VMWARE SVGA II card) If I change the resolution to 800x600, I ...
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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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How can I get the current screen resolution from the command line on OS X?

How can I get the current display resolution from the command line in OS X?
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Mac OS X script to change display resolution

Is it possible to change display resolution in Mac OS X? If so, how?
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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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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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How to force a resolution on Windows 7

I have a machine with Windows 7 x64 and 2 screens. Both Samsung, a SyncMaster 2443NW (max 1920x1200) and a SyncMaster 2032MW (max 1680x1050) Problem is that the 2032MW on Windows 7 one only ...
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Reset screen resolution

My monitor uses 800x600 resolution but accidentally I changed resolution and now am not able to change back to the previous resolution because I can't see well! How can I change the screen ...
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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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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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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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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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Getting 1920x1080 resolution or 16:9 aspect ratio on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

I am running Ubuntu and Linux Mint in VMWare. In the display settings, none of the 16:9 aspect ratio resolutions are available, including the commonly used 1920x1080 resolution. How can I enable this? ...
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YouTube no longer allows user to set resolution [migrated]

Recently (as of mid August 2015) YouTube has changed its UI so that it automatically sets the resolution to the window size (typically 360) and no longer gives the user the option to choose their ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do Intel integrated graphics support nearest neighbor scaling?

On a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I'd like to run Windows with exactly half the screen resolution in order to maintain 100% scaling (2880x1800 -> 1440x900). However, I've heard that if you set a ...
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Dual monitors on Windows - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor?

My laptop is a 15" wide screen running at 1600x1050, and in addition to that I connect an external 19" LCD which runs at 1280x1024. The problem with this setup is that if I increase the text size to ...
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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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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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Shifting horizontal/vertical position of display in software

I have an LCD monitor (a BenQ XL2420T) hooked up to a modern NVidia video card via a DVI-D connection and running at its native resolution of 1920x1080. I'd like to change the horizontal and vertical ...
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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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Increase resolution to 4K in VMware or Virtualbox

I Have a laptop with 4K (3860x2160) Display , But here is a lot of dumba$$ problems.A lot of software's is not compatible with 4k resolution. Also VMware Workstation and VirtualBox doesn't support 4K ...
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Change the default resolution of Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc)

Is there a way to change the default resolution that mstsc uses? I dont want it to default to the full resolution of the client machine.
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Wrong screen resolution Windows 7/8

I know this has been asked many times before, but I have not yet found a solution... So as the title says, my computer displays the wrong screen resolution. What happened, was the power went down one ...
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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 ...