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

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My Start Screen is very weird

I have an external Monitor(1366x768) connected to my Dell Laptop(1440x900) via VGA and it works fine, other than the start screen. These are some screen shots for you to better understand my problem. ...
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PSU 12V power regarding to combined power output

I bought an FSP Hyper 600W PSU. Because the new PCI-E VGA required bigger PSU than what i already have ( 500W ) The VGA requires 500W with 42A on 12V on 8pin connection. The PSU have 6+2pin so i can ...
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Can I connect my monitor to my graphics card through S-Video RCA?

I got an old GPU card with two output ports: 1x VGA, 1x S-Video RCA Unfortunately the VGA port is broken, the image is coloured and I have to hold the cable in a certain position in order for the ...
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LAPTOP ports(VGA/USB) leaking current

My laptop battery is dead so i run my laptop on AC power.Whenever i place my laptop on my lap, i feel stinging sensation from VGA port time to time.It seems that the VGA port/usb port are leaking ...
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VGA and DVI-I/D Connector

I'm fixing up an old pc and it only has a female VGA port. My monitor has both a female VGA port and a female DVI-D port. Problem is I only have a male VGA to male DVI-I connector and a male DVI-D to ...
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Dual Monitor Setup with One Dvi-D port and one VGA port

I have seen many question asking how to hook up dual monitors with only these two ports but it seems the issue in everyone's question is the VGA port. I have my primary monitor that is hooked to my ...
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Is it safe to connect two VGA output ports together?

I have two desktop machines that I intend to control using Intel vPro with its out-of-band management. It appears that graphics are not rendered unless a display is connected, so I will not be able to ...
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New PC build does not output on monitor

I've built a new PC and connected the onboard graphics card (which has DVI-E, HDMI and VGA output) via VGA to an old Viewsonic monitor which has only a VGA connector. The monitor displays the message: ...
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What is this cable? (DVI/VGA/USB)

I can't seem to find any information about this cable which can be seen all over eBay. Apparently it looks like a VGA to DVI cable, but I don't get why there also is a USB cable connected to it. Can ...
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External monitor goes black after a couple of seconds

I have an external monitor connected to my laptop via VGA to adapter to hmdi port. When I first connect them, everything would work fine but then the external monitor would suddenly turn off and won't ...
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how to stream HDMI video over IP and receive it via software [closed]

need: I have a computer connected to a monitor via HDMI @ 1080p (1920x1080). I need to send the video to remote locations, without breaking the current monitor setup. Remote locations need to ...
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Why doesn't using a combination of display adapters work, such as Mini DP -> HDMI -> VGA?

I had two adapters with me, a Mini DP to HDMI and a HDMI to VGA adapter. I connected my Macbook Air's display out with the Mini DP to HDMI adapter, which was in turn connected to a HDMI to VGA adapter....
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Vga cable needs to be plugged in for hdmi cable to work

I have problems with connecting LG TV M2352 with pc (nvidia Gforce GTX750ti). Seems that if I use a VGA cable to initiate connection, then I can use the HDMI cable alone, while in the meanwhile I plug ...
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How to debug monitor issues in Ubuntu?

At home I have a HDMI display hooked up by mini display port on a lenovo t430 and everything was working swimmingly until I brought my laptop to the office and used a vga then When I got home and ...
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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) : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dell-U2715H-inch-Monitor-Black/dp/B00PRCRWRU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&...
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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 I ...
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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 (...