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

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USB-to-VGA adapter or HDMI-to-VGA adapter

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 ...
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Windows XP - TightVNC does not work … unless monitor is on during boot

So I have a computer with Intel iGPU (some Pentium 4 - Fujitsu-Siemens PC). It runs a Windows XP*, and a TightVNC in service mode. For some unknown reason, I can only connect to the computer ...
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Can't connect my monitor with DVI

My monitor has always been connected with VGA. I wanted to connect it with a DVI cable. I turned off the computer, connected the DVI and turn on the computer. I received nothing on the screen, ...
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LCD screen to HDMI or VGA

I have an old laptop with a completely working LCD screen, and am wondering if there is any way for me to turn it into an external monitor by converting the flat cable to a VGA or HDMI output. ...
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No Signal - PC upgrade

I just plugged in a new MSI R7 250 vga and the mobo and ram The computer is running but I get no signal from the monitor. I tried putting in the vga again but I still get no signal. Specs: Asrock ...
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Connecting Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition to 3 VGA Monitor

i have problem connecting 3 VGA monitor to Matrox Triplehead2go. Im using Macbook Pro 15 inch Late 2013 (Intel Iris Pro 5100) with MiniDisplay Port to VGA and connect to Matrox TripleHead2Go. It was ...
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Is there an USB adapter for secondary display with RCA output?

I need to use my TV as a second monitor for my notebook. But I'd like to use the TV's AV input (RCA). My notebook's VGA output is broken, so I'll need to buy an external video adapter. I've seen many ...
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Windows 7 blue screen upon startup

Blue screen crash upon startup. Can someone help? Dell XPS 15 Windows 7 Ultimate, Service pack 1 Here is the debug information: Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64 Copyright ...
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Acer X193W monitor keeps displaying “no signal” after connecting it to laptop's HDMI port

I've had a 19" Acer X193W monitor lying around for a while now since my desktop PC crashed, so today I decided to have the monitor as an external display for my laptop. I went out to get an HDMI to ...
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What type of display connector is this [closed]

I removed the screen/monitor from an old laptop and wish to use it as a stand-alone screen. It has a 20 pin connector, and I can't seem to figure out what it is and how to connect/solder it to work ...
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NVIDIA driver won't recongize Asus Gefore GTX520 video card?

I want to replace my working video card that is in my system, which is Nvidia Gefore 9800, with Asus Geforce GTX520 video card on my Windows 7 64 bit. For some odd reason, no matter what I do the ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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DVI cable trouble

I have a monitor E2360S that has double link digital DVI interface, also i have three graphics cards: and asus gtx 560 ti, gigabyte radeon 7870 and some very old radeon that has a VGA interface. ...
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3 Monitors on Lenovo T420s - Intel HD Graphics 3000

I have a Lenovo T420s with an Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 display adapter. The laptop is currently attached to a dock and the dock is connected to a monitor via DisplayPort and another via DVI. ...
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HDMI out on a tablet doesn't work with a 17" LCD monitor

I have a problem getting HDMI out of my tablet playing nice with video inputs of an old 17" monitor. Monitor in question is this, and the tablet is this. Monitor works just fine when connected to a PC ...
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Why doesn't my Analog output work on Radeon R9 280x?

I have a Asus R9 Radeon 280x. The outputs work fine with digital devices, ie those that use DVI or HDMI. It has one DVI-I dual link which is supposed to work with Analog sources like VGA (with an ...
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Should I get a second graphics card to have a dual monitor setup?

I bought a second monitor for my desktop computer. While setting it up, I realized it only has 1 VGA slot connected to my graphics card. There is one extra VGA and DVI slot at the back of the case, ...