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 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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Windows 10 Scaling Forced By Applications

I have a scaling problem on Windows 10. My setup: I have a main display duplicated to Avermedia Live Gamer Portable so I can game on 144Hz monitor (DVI-D) and let the Avermedia LGP capture it ...
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Virtualbox 4.2.10 Auto resize not working. Will auto-resize down but not up unless in full screen

Using Virtualbox 4.2.10 with Windows 7 as host and guest. If I press Ctrl+F, the OS goes full screen. If I check the resolution, it says 1680×1050 -- same size as my host OS that has many ...
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Change resolution and nothing works now

I changed in a game my resolution and monitor turned to black saying "change your resolution in 1900x1200", when restart pc it keeps saying the same thing from very start (i mean i can't see nothing ...
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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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Fonts in some programs look blurry on a 1920x1080 IPS monitor in Windows 8

I have a big IPS monitor with 1920x1080 resolution, and some programs look blurry. Here's a screenshot to demonstrate: You can see on the left that the text in Firefox looks sharp, while the text in ...
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Ubuntu Unknown Display Resolution

I recently bought an LG 24MP88 monitor, and it Ubuntu cannot detect it. Now, this being a common problem I triedd the cvt and xrndr commands but on going to 1920x1280 mode, the display would only show ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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Can a NVIDIA GT 730 support HDMI and DVI at the same time with the same resolution?

I have an ASUS-branded GT-730 and I can see that it supports multiple monitors (2 on my card, 3 on the higher spec'd ones). I can also see that it supports a maximum resolution of 2560x1600. I have 2 ...
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Windows 10, change size options when connected to External Monitor Macbook Pro

I am running Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro, with Boot Camp. I am running 2 external monitors that run max resolution of 1920 x 1080. When I am running on the monitors, I need to set the size of all ...
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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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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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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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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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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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Virtual laser pointer when using Office Remote and a Surface Pro 3 goes to the wrong position

I have to do presentations quite often and I recently noticed the Office Remote App (I'm using the Windows Phone 8.1 version in case that matters). So before actually doing the presentation in front ...
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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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Bad Full Screen Scalling when lowering the resolution

I have a Lenovo Z40 entertaiment with Windows 8.1 with a resoltion of 1920 x 1080, and I have to lower the resolution to play some games (because reasons), but now suddendly when I put the resolution ...
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Dual display resolution issue in Windows 10

I've got a 1980x1020 monitor connected to a 1366x768 laptop running Windows 10. Everything was okay but today I turned the laptop on without turning on the monitor (it wasn't powered), and turned the ...
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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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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution [duplicate]

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unknown monitor and wrong max. resolution

Nvidia GeForce 8800GT Drivers installed sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current ...
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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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How can I fix resolution/screen size issues when connected to a server via RDP?

We had someone in who needed to do some work on our server but when his laptop connected to it via RDP it made the resolution/screen size go all weird. Here are some screenshots as you can see some ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated Chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the resolution and it is messing with everything. My set up is 1920 x 1080. However, Chrome seems to ...
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How do I set up a 4K TV via HDMI to my PC? (Getting mouse/video lag)

I recently purchased a Hisense HLUD58XT880 LCD TV (LCD flat-panel with 3840x2160 native resolution). I have plugged my PC into the HDMI (UHD) port on the TV. My PC is running Windows 8.1 with a ATI ...
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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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Refresh Rate 60 Hz specified as 60.003840

I'm trying to modify the screen resolution for my monitor in XFCE by modifying the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/displays.xml Here is the snippet I want to modify: <property ...
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Cannot set Max Screen Resolution of 2560x1440 with DELL U2711 Monitor

I have a DELL U2711 Monitor (27" Inches) with a Nvidia GTX 460 video card. The monitor can reach 2560 x 1440 max and the Video card 2560 x 1600 max. But The monitor only reaches 1680x1050. If I use a ...
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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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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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Can't create custom resolution using intel custom mode app in windows 8.1

I have a Dell XPS 15 with 3200x1800 native resolution. I'm trying to reduce it to 2560x1440 but that option isn't available by default and either is the option for custom resolutions. So I found how ...
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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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Any way of changing Windows 7 screen resolution via command line?

I am using Microsoft's Live Mesh program to remotely access a PC running Windows 7, running on 2 screens: one with 1920x1080 and the other 1920x1200 resolution. I am accessing them via an old laptop ...
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Faking screen resolution given to website

I would like to ask you how to fake screen resolution given to web page. I've just kept trying googling it for 20 minutes to no avail. Thank you in advance.
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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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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 ...