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

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Questions about resolution, HDTV connected to Laptop via VGA

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 (1280x800 resolution) connected to an LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (aspect ratio 16:9, native resolution 1366 x 768, resolution 720p, according to reviews.cnet.com ) by VGA ...
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Are Pins C1, C2, C3 And C5 Needed On A DVI-I To VGA Adapter?

I just received a DVI-I duel link to VGA adapter But my board does not have a DVI-I connector it has a DVI-D Connector. Do I need the extra C1, C2, C3 and C4 pins?
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Display a message on a monitor without using a laptop

Is there a cheaper, simple, smaller solution to having to use a laptop to drive my DELL LED monitor? All I want it to be able to do is say "Congratulations SO & SO". Maybe if it had some cool ...
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How to connect 2013 Macbook to external Monitor?

It looks like they dropped mini displayport for hdmi but I unfortunately have a monitor that only accepts VGA or DVI. Can I output to VGA or DVI via USB or thunderbolt? ...
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No vga output at boot time

I have a netbook mobo from an ASUS EEE, (it has 1015px written on it though I'm not sure that was the original model name) taken from a working netbook, I'm connecting it to a VGA display but it has ...
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Can data be accessed between two PCs connected to the same TV through a VGA and a HDMI cable?

Can data be accessed between two PCs connected to the same TV through a VGA and a HDMI cable? I have a laptop connected through HDMI to a 1080p smart TV (no antenna) and a desktop (no networking) ...
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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VGA to DVI not being displayed at all

I have a desktop computer with a VGA output. Connected to this I have a male VGA to female DVI converter. Connected to this I have a DVI cable connected to my monitor. The monitor is not displaying ...
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Windows 7: VGA only unless safe made, where display port works

I have a windows 7 Dell machine which used to have 2 monitors: 1 on VGA, and 1 on display. The one which was connected by VGA is now gone, leaving just the display port connected monitor. Now when ...
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External screens not being detected

I have a Lenovo T430 with a docking station and I have extended my screen to three screens: 2 X HP COmpaq LA2205wg 1 X HP ZDisplay 1 X Laptop's native screen So there are total 4 displays. Now, it ...
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I can't adjust brightness in games or in NVDIA control panel

I can't adjust brightness in games or in the NVIDIA control panel, when I change the brightness it changes for a few seconds and then returns back to it's original value. I tried the old driver and ...
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DVI port not working with HDMI adapter

I have an Optoma EW628 projector which has a DVI-I and VGA inputs. I use a HDMI female to DVI male adapter to connect my VAIO/ATV3 to the projector. Everything was working fine until a few weeks ago ...
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My dedicated VGA is not working properly?

My PC is Intel i3 , RAM 4GB , OS- Win 8(64bit) with on-board VGA Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000 and Dedicated 1GB VGA AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series. And I have installed Direct X 11 and latest VGA driver ...
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Connect LCD to TVBOX to set top box to play HDTV

Hi I have a really old LCD monitor that supports only VGA or DVI-D. I want to use it to play HDTV so I bought a set top box, which supports outputs 1. Composite 2. Component YPbPr 3. HDMI. Because ...
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How can i make dual monitors with VGA and DVI-D ports?

I have a Gigabyte GV-N640OC-2GI graphics card with 2 monitors: An older Asus LCD with VGA port only. This works fine, plugged into the graphics card VGA slot. A Dell 1801FP monitor with a DVI-D ...
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What cable do I need for this port?

I have tried to plug a monitor to a Dell computer into the VGA slot and I have received this message: This computer has an add-in graphics card, but the monitor is plugged into the integrated video ...
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Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
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Why doesn't my Nvidia GeForce 610 work with a VGA switch?

I have two computers connected to one monitor using a VGA switch. for one computer, it is using onboard vga. And it can show image to monitor when vga switch is turn to it. However, another computer ...
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How to get VGA color with HDMI cable, on HDTV as external monitor?

I tried connecting my 1080p HDTV as an external monitor to my laptop, both with VGA and HDMI cables. VGA was good, except it does not support 1900x1200 resolution. with HDMI, I can set the ...
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nvidia geforce4 mx 440 dual using 1 male to 2 female vga splitter

I recently got an old Graphics card nvidia geforce4 mx 440 from on of the Computers Dad was throwing out, and I am having troubles setting up dual screen for my computer, I went out and brought a VGA ...
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Monitor image became offset to the right. How to fix this?

Got this odd problem where the image in the monitor is offset to the right. It’s offset a lot. I have an external monitor, which is connected to a laptop. I don’t use the laptop’s display, only the ...
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Could a graphics card port fault result in brightness/contrast differences?

I'll try explain this as best I can, I'm fairly stumped as to how this issue could be caused. I have an XFX Radeon 5850 that has four outputs. Two of these are DVI, one is HDMI, one is display port. ...
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Laptop with 1 HDMI output to external monitor with VGA

I have just bought HDMI->VGA cable. Wanted to use it like this : laptop<-HDMI<------>VGA->monitor So I tried to set everything up and when I start it it says (on external monitor) ...
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Enable TV out function of VGA port

I have PAL TV. i want to connect it to my computer (with intel HD graphics). On the internet I found this: VGA to RCA converter But it has a note that my computer's graphic card must have VGA tv out ...
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VGA to PAL on Intel HD

I got a i5 Laptop computer with integrated Intel HD graphics card. I want to connect to a large CRT TV which has a PAL composite video input (yellow RCA jack!) and three inputs labeled DVD component ...
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Should I use VGA from the video card or DVI from the motherboard?

I have a VGA and HDMI output on the video card and DVI and VGA on the motherboard. I read that DVI is better than VGA but if it's not coming out of the video card what will be the effect of using it ...
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Convert vga to HDMI

I have a VGA female port on my laptop. Can I get a converter which will allow me to connect a HDMI cable to my monitor? Searching on Amazon yields these These don't seem to offer what I want ? Is ...
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DVI-D to VGA adapter

I know that DVI-D is digital only and can not be transformed to VGA with passive adapter. I want to know where this adapters are used? Or is it just a marketing trick? Example of this adapter here: ...
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Laptop screen scrambles after boot unless plugged into external monitor

I have a strange problem. I had something fall on my laptop closing the screen down forcefully. Now when I boot the computer the screen is scrambled. It is not scrambled during the BIOS screen or the ...
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Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
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AMD CPU with dedicated GPU and the onboard VGA port

I am wondering why my motherboard has a VGA port, if my AMD CPU(not APU) is not capable of graphics processing(or so I believe). What will happen if I use the VGA port? Will there be a display at ...
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Incorrect display color when connecting computer to TV

I have a desktop running Windows 7. When I try to connect it to a Sony TV using VGA, the color on the TV's display changes. If I connect it back to a monitor, it looks proper. What is happening?
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Second Monitor not recognized

I just got a new PC with MSI motherboard not sure of the model no. It also has an AMD Radeon HD 7700 Graphics card with windows 7 installed on it. The graphics card comse with two ports. 1 RGB, and 1 ...
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lcd monitor image flickers every once in a while

I have a laptop with vga out that I connect to my monitor. This is as an extended desktop(dell 2007FP). My screen resolution is 1600x1200(60hz) Every once in a while the screen flickers sideways, as ...
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How do I test the motherboard on a laptop with a broken screen?

I've got an Easynote LJ71 which I've been tasked with repairing. The screen appears to be dead. The machine powers on, but the screen does not. I can't even see a tonal change like the screen going ...
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1 screen extended to 3 on a notebook with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 - how?

Not sure if a proper stackexchange forum, but couldn't find any more related. Is graphic card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 able to handle 2 screens? If it does, what Multi-Display Adapters you ...
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Dual monitor with two DVI to VGA adapters

I've got a client who has a graphics card with two DVI outputs. He bought two brand new VGA screen yesterday, so I tried fitting them using two DVI to VGA adapters, one for each screen, but it ...
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connecting monitor to docking station

I recently got one of these docking stations (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00FIKV524/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). It all works perfectly (keyboard, mouse, speakers, printer), ...
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serious VGA-NVIDIA card error

I am running ASUS P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0 mainboard when am not installing the VGA drivers the pc working great when im installing the vga drivers , a black screen appears after the windows 7 logo. i ...
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Rendering a frame is producing noise from speakers in Windows and Linux

When any hardware accelerated application is rendering a frame (or many of them) a very short noise is coming from my speakers. This can be a game, a WebGL application or XBMC. When the ...
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what displays (among VGA, HDMI, DVI) can a device with a micro HDMI port connect to?

If my device (phone or tablet) had a micro HDMI port, then which of the following can I connect it to (using cables and adapters)? A monitor with a VGA port A monitor with a DVI port A monitor with ...
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Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running Windows 7 - external monitor won't connect to computer

Please help!! I have a Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running Windows 7 64-bit and my external monitor is no longer connecting to the computer. I have been connecting it with a VGA cable and it was ...
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GeForce GT 430 with 1 VGA port and 1 HDMI port can support dual monitor?

This question is similar to 3 Monitors, 1 graphics card but with different video card. It has the same ports as GT 120 in that question. Would it support dual monitor? I don't need 3 monitors. Just 2 ...
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Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
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Are mini display ports to VGA reversible?

So I need an adapter for a Mini Display port monitor to go to a VGA laptop. Every adapter I see says it's for the opposite. Are mini DP to VGA cables reversible?
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Two VGA monitors on Lenovo IdeaCentre H520 Desktop

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaCentre H520 computer and two VGA LED monitors. This particular PC has a dedicated NVIDIA Geforce GT630 video card and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 2500 video card. ...
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What is the pixel clock setting on my monitor actually doing?

I am experiencing display interference on a dell 24" flat panel monitor.I find that if I adjust the pixel clock settings up or down in the monitor's on-screen menus, the interference goes away for a ...
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Second monitor gaining and losing detection constantly

I'm not sure if this is a hardware issue or software but from initial tests seems to be software related or hardware but not the monitor itself. The situation: I have a slightly old sony vaio laptop ...
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Monitor for XPS 15

I have a Dell XPS 15, and I want to buy a monitor so that I can have two monitors to work with. However, I see that there is an HDMI output which I cannot use with Ubuntu ...
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Video Card Installation

I have an eMachines T6524 computer with an ATI IXP 400 chip. I'm trying to connect a VGA monitor to the video card, a Diamond Multimedia Stealth64. However, I'm getting a no VGA signal message on the ...