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

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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop, I need to connect an external monitor to it. I has hdmi(input, no output) and usb. PC product name: 23-q106a. Monitor: HP Compaq LE1711 ( has VGA). Can I use a usb to ...
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Second monitor flickering gently

When I connected my 22" Asus monitor to my laptop (at 60Hz refresh rate) via VGA cable, monitor started flickering gently (very visible on darker surfaces(colors), like grey or something like that, ...
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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

enter image description hereI have 2 connected two monitors by converting hdmi from dvi port by 'y' cable and hdmi extender. But when I connect another monitor with vga port display is not coming. ...
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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 ...
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What is the difference between different display standards?

I'm looking at my shiny new PC's GPU and Motherboard, and I can see in the motherboard 2 display adapters (DVI-D and VGA) whilst on the GPU I can see 5 (4 HDMI and 1 DVI-D). What is the difference ...
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Can VGA port display SVGA, HDTV, WHUXGA?

I am confused with VGA port, and the cables. Since the VGA resolution is "640 x 480" and there's a VGA, SVGA cables in market. Would I need a QXGA or WHUXGA ports to be able to display those ...
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VGA monitor won't wake up with new DVI-D to DisplayPort monitor connected

Connected a new acer K202HQL monitor as a 2nd monitor to Lenovo ThinkCentre which already has a Samsung SyncMaster 2494 monitor connected via VGA. Samsung and Acer monitors both worked in the ...
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Connecting Dual Monitors

I have a DVI-I connection and a VGA connection. I have the monitors connected properly, but I do not have an option to extend the display, it is duplicated. When I look under Device Manager --> ...
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2nd display in a dual display set up won't has no input signal

Brand new Dell OptiPlex 9020 - Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz desktop https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Dell-OptiPlex-9020-Core-i7-4790-3.6-GHz-8-GB-500-GB/3851732.aspx?pfm=reo#PO and 2 Viewsonic 22' display ...
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how to connect surface pro 3 to a vga monitor wirelessly

I have a surface pro 3 and would like to connect it wirelessly to a vga monitor but I can't work out how to do it! What hardware would I need? I would like not to have a dongle in the tablet, but ...
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Is it necessary to use graphics card VGA port for moniter when using a graphics card

I am getting Gefore GTX 460 and saw that it doesn't have a VGA cable, I have always used the graphics card VGA port instead of motherboard inbuilt port when ever I use a graphics card. So is it ...
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Laptop is not stating properly and gives blue,red,green etc color screen some times with a noise

When I'm turning on my Samsung R580 laptop its screen becomes red, green, orange, blue with a noise like short circuiting. When I shut it down by pressing the button then 4 or 5 times the machine will ...
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Frequency out of range

I bought LG 24" LED monitor (24MP47HQ) for my HP desktop (Elite 8200 SFF). If I increase the resolution to 1600*1200 or 1920*1080, then it says 'Frequency out of range' How can I increase the ...
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Host works fine with other monitors, monitor works fine with other hosts - but not each other

I've been trying to characterize and troubleshoot a monitor problem. Consider: Monitor A (NEC 1980SX) Monitor B (Acer AL2416W) Host A (HP Xeon PC w/ Win7 64bit) Host B (Macbook Pro 2012 w/ OS X ...
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Computer does not display output to the screen

I am writing this post with connection to the new computer which I had bought recently. When I have plugged everything and turned on computer, then it is looks like running (light + DVD ROM are ...
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Why are console capabilities stuck in the seventies? [closed]

How far have we come in the past 30 to 40 years. Gigs of RAM. Terabytes of disk space. Gigahertz processors. 4K and 5K flat displays. My console has a whopping, wait for it, 80x25 characters and 16 ...
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Issues trying to connect 2 External Monitors to my Laptop, via 2 Fresco USB to VGA Adapters

I apologise for this question being rather lengthy my reasoning was, rather than responding to plentiful requests for clarification within the comments section I would instead write my question in ...
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Monitor limited to 1280x1024

I have a Philips 202p4 CRT monitor, maximum resolution is 2048x1536, uses a VGA cable. My desktop running Windows 7 supports the maximum resolution. The monitor driver is Generic PnP When I plug the ...
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How connect two display to H81H3-AD motherboard using onboard video

I am trying to connect two display using onboard video, I have a DVI port and VGA, the DVI works fine but the VGA don't, even alone without the DVI. I'm using an H81H3-AD board. I was look for a ...