A graphical standard introduced by IBM, but mostly used to refer to a 640x480 display device

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Unstable display signal from Mac to External Monitor with a DP to D-Sub/VGA cable

This a problem I've been having on-and-off for the last two months or so. I have a brand new iMac16 replacing an older Mac. I had an external LG 20M35A Monitor connected via a DisplayPort to D-Sub/VGA ...
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connecting monitor with hdmi-to vga adapter works alternately

I try to connect my laptop to monitor with hdmi adapter which usually works. but sometime not working but after some time - works again. When its not working: I switch on my screen and I see these ...
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Can I use S-Video output converted to VGA for daily work?

I have here a video card with a VGA output. Next to that, it has also an S-Video output. I am thinking on upgrading my system into a dual-desktop direction, by buying an s-video -> vga converter and ...
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DVI-D to VGA Adapter “Input Not Supported” on Startup

I've been tasked with increasing the number of monitors from 1 to 3 for a PC. This machine originally had a DVI-D connection straight to the monitor from the PC. My knowledge of DVI cables was not ...
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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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Can an hdmi to vga adapter have a resolution limit?

I purchased an hdmi to vga adapter but when I connected the hdmi part to my laptop and the vga part to my monitor, laptop told me that the optimal resolution for that device was 1024x768 even though I ...
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Television connected to VGA port shows 'No Signal' message

I have an [Acer Aspire XC-705 8L Desktop PC (Black) - (Intel Core i3-4160, 10Gb RAM, 2Tb HDD, DVDRW, WLAN, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)][1] that I bought on Amazon that has a HDMI and VGA socket. I ...
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ACER g247hyl and GTX 950 MSI 2G GAMING - VGA or HDMI? [closed]

I have purchased ACER g247hyl 24 inch monitor and currently using gtx 950 MSI Gaming 2G for gaming purpose. Now for example, if I play fifa 15 in 720p, 1080p rsolution, games graphics seems crappy ...
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2 monitors one rendered by CPU and another by GPU

I want to hook up 2 monitors to my system, currently I'm only using one monitor connected via DVI through my GPU. I have a VGA(sad face) connector behind my motherboard and I found an old monitor ...
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Is this a display port for high res?

Is this port (circled) a display port, if so what type ? I'm considering this high res monitor(2560x1440) : ...
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displaying 2 displays at once on vga and display mini/ with integrated intel 4000 graphics

I am having a weird problem with a display setup I am hoping someone knows anything about. Here is the setup I have 2 asus vp239 screens both work perfectly fine that has been tested. My work ...
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3 Monitors with laptop

I have a Asus VivoBook S400CA , it has 1x VGA and 1x HDMI port. Can I connect 2 monitors to these ports and use all 3 monitors(1 Internal, 2 External) ? And I want to stretch the screen and not clone ...
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Monitor not displaying fully

I am using a VA1931wma LED monitor connected using a VGA cable. As you can see, I'm running Windows 10 and the screen has gone inside, and the right side is completely blanked out black. I have ...
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Red dots over the LED monitor

What I have:- 1x GTX N560 Ti Hawk 1x DVI-I to VGA converter 1x LED Monitor from LG (I don't remember the model name) I am getting red dots all over the screen, I am confirmed that its not the ...
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Can I hook my VGA output from computer into my TV that has SCART?

Can I hook my VGA output from computer into my TV that has SCART, and how? I read about some cables and adapters that are VGA-to-SCART, but didn't really see them work in the way that I want them to ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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Ghost image of Monitor 1 in Monitor 2 with wound together VGA cables

In a custom-made special purpose cabinet, I have two LCD monitors connected to a single PC with VGA cables. Each VGA connector in the PC outputs different "feed". The cabinet houses multiple ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure [duplicate]

I have connected two monitors by converting HDMI from the DVI port by using 'y' cable and HDMI extenders. When I connect another monitor with using the VGA port the display is not working. When ...
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LED monitor disturbed image, but before VGA is plugged it is OK

My monitor shows the setting menu (when I press the menu button of the monitor) very well (clear image) but the image output from my computer (desktop) is disturbed (like an old TV that has weak ...
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Reconnect VGA cable doesnt give signal until reboot

My equip is connected to a VGA monitor through a DisplayPort To VGA adapter. When the computer is powered on with this adapter connected, the monitor outputs a video signal as expected. However, if I ...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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Is it possible to connect VGA via an converter to an DVI-D port?

I have an samsung screen with VGA input. I want to connect to it via an adapter with DVI, because I don't have an VGA port on my videocard. The problem is that I can't find any DVI male to VGA female ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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Why does DVI-VGA adapter causes scren tearing?

What actually happens during conversion that may cause screen tearing? With HDMI output the image is stable but when I use the DVI-VGA connector to connect to my monitor I have pretty bad screen ...
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DVI output is dead at system start when VGA is connected (integrated graphics)

At system start if both VGA and DVI are connected I won't get signal to the DVI output. I need to disconnect VGA, restart system and then I can have signal at DVI output. After it I can easily plug in ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort?

I have two monitors with D-SUB(VGA) and DisplayPort, and I have a motherboard which i want to connect them to. The motherboard has a DisplayPort, DVI-D and a hdmi output. How do you connect HDMI to ...
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Understanding a monitor and software two-way communication through VGA

I have an LG monitor (connected on VGA) that comes with a program called Dual Smart Solution. There's an option on the monitor menu that allows me to enable that program if it's running, and is grayed ...
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Monitor suddently stopped displaying

suddently my monitor stopped displaying. I'm not sure what happened, just poof it stopped receiving signal. Here's what I tried: I tried to move video card from one PCI slot to another I tried to ...
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How to fix blank screen in a VGA switcher?

I just now bought a Köning VGA switch (Model name:CMP-SWITCH51), for I can SWITCH between my monitor and my ps4. The first problem was, a out of range message, which came from my video card, but ...
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New Computer Motherboard and Processor, no Video Output

Bought a motherboard and processor from my friend. I can't seem to get the video output to work and see the bios and set it up properly. Here's the specs on all of my products I'm using (other than ...
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USB-to-VGA adapter or HDMI-to-VGA adapter [closed]

I have to connect my laptop to a projector with VGA input port. Would it be better if I get a USB-to-VGA adapter or should I get a HDMI-to-VGA adapter? Which would give me better quality and why? The ...
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Do HDMI to VGA cables actually work as advertised?

I recently bought this HDMI to VGA cable to use with a computer which only has HDMI output: However, it doesn’t work and now I realize that an active device is needed to perform the conversion. My ...
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VGA connected Monitor flickers when TV source != HDMI/PC

I have a PC with inbuilt graphics card that is connected to my TV through a HDMI cable and to a monitor through a VGA cable. When the monitor is on and the tv is on with it's source set to HDMI (ie, ...
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How to use the VGA/DVI/HDMI backward campatibility feature of DisplayPort?

I've heard that DisplayPort supports sending HDMI, VGA or DVI signal through its ports by using a passive adapter or cable. If true, how can you check if your GPU or laptop model supports that (or ...
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Different types of DVI to VGA adapters?

VGA is analog signal, there's one type of it. I don't understand how there could be different versions of a DVI to VGA adapter, but there are. For example Matrox Triplehead2Go Digital has 3 DVI-I ...
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27 inch monitor with 2560x1440 resolution will it work with laptop geforce 540m 1gb?

I got a simple question - Im going to buy an external monitor for my laptop which will be an ASUS PB278QR with 2560x1440 resolution - will my laptop handle it (geforce 540m 1GB) ? I will use it only ...
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Trouble running three monitors on PC

i have a PC nvidia 960 graphics card. My setup is: - Main center DVI monitor (144hz) - Left side VGA monitor (60hz) - Right side VGA monitor (60hz) I am able to run my main DVI monitor at 144hz and ...
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Trying to set up 2 PCs on an Eizo monitor - no D-SUB signal

I've got a desktop and a laptop and I'd like to plug them both to my Eizo S2431W monitor. The Eizo has DVI and D-SUB inputs. Laptop is plugged in from HDMI to DVI through an adapter. Works fine. ...
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Windows 10 VGA output suddenly stopped working

I am running windows 10 on my alienware x51(with a GTX 555), and my AOC 23.6" monitor(connected with a VGA cable) won't show any image after windows starts. I can see the booting screen and enter ...
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Laptop won't send display to video mixer

I'm trying to get my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B12P) to recognise a DataVideo HS-2000 video mixer as a second display, something I've done successfully in the past with a Mac Mini. The laptop ...
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malfunctioning Matrox TH2G Digital on Intel HD 5500 GPU (detects VGA signal as DisplayPort, only provides low resolutions)

Have a HP Elitebook 850 G2. Got a Matrox Triplehead2go Digital. Updated the firmware on the Matrox TH2G Digital from the Matrox website. ...
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Graphics Card Unpowered Shorting

The computer is all working fine but... When ONLY the VGA cable is plugged into the PCI-E GFx card, I can detect a very minor shorting to the case. By detect, I mean a very feint tingling sensation ...
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Broken VGA “SYNC GND” pin but not sure the effects

I'm not sure whether this would go to SuperUser as it's PC hardware related, or to Electrical Engineering as it's about a VGA cable/electrical signal... We've got a ceiling mount projector (VGA ...
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VGA-split cable keeps resetting Monitor resolution: How to disable EDID on reboot Win 7?

so first my setup: My two monitors are plugged in via a vga Split device (https://www.conrad.de/de/renkforce-vga-splitter-kabel-20-cm-1388806.html), because my second graphics card output is broken. ...
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VGA splitter (2 VGAs,1 monitor)

Is there a way I can use a VGA splitter to connect one monitor to two desktops and switch between the two when I need to?
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BIOS reset side effects for RAID array

I have a machine that is running microscope, generating TBs of data per week. I want to put it on 10GbE network, but only possible slot to use is GPU slot. Machine is Supermicro, MOBO X9DRi-LN4F. I ...
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How to display CPU and GPU fan speed percentage (instead of RPM) during gaming?

I use MSI Afterburner, RivaTuner and HWiNFO to (on screen) display CPU & GPU temperatures during gaming, but these softwares are not able to display the fan speeds in percentage. They only show ...
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Is there such thing as an 'active' adapter for DisplayPort to VGA?

I know in the past I've had to use active adapters when I'm dealing with a graphics card with DVI-I/DVI-D ports to get them to work with old VGA monitors. I'm wanting to know if when I'm buying an ...
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What is alternative for monitor (glasses, oculus rift)? [closed]

I will like to know from someone who have experience in virtual glasses or similar thing -> which is best for replacement for monitor? In more details: -> I will like to work on computer like ...