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

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How do I broadcast a desktop on a projector and multiple TVs?

I'm setting up a room for presentations, and I have a projector (assume the input is VGA) and four TVs (assume the input is HDMI). The source will be a laptop (running Windows 7; assume the outputs ...
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Which XEN IOMMU features are min needed for VGA passthru?

To run HVM (Hardware-assisted virtualization) the CPU must support this by having IO-MMU feature (Intel calls this VT-X). I have an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 CPU which support the virutalization ...
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cannot connect centos (dell precision) laptop to 2 external monitors (but I can connect to 1 external monitor)

This is my first post here and hope I am following the rules of the forum. I reviewed Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop? and confused with hardware terminology to figure out if my Dell ...
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I want 3 monitors with machine having 1 AMD 690/780 card and 1 VGA port via my motherboard?

I have 3 monitors that I would like to connect to my machine. The Machine is Windows 7 with a video card (AMD 690/780) with a DVI, USB connection, and an integrated VGA on the motherboard. I have ...
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Radeon 7700 - 2nd DVI port disabled

I have 2 monitors, both with VGA ports only (LG Flatron W2242S). I want to use both of these monitors with my AMD Radeon 7700 graphics card. However, the second port refuses to work. The cables ...
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My new graphics card is not working

recently I've bought a new Radeon HD 6570 video card from ebay, I put it in my pc, and it has worked for a month. Then all of a sudden one day my monitor shut down and my fans went to full RPM, and I ...
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Use native resolution with stadard VGA driver

Can't use native NVidia driver because of this MAC hardware bug - always crashing: http://oleb.net/blog/2012/05/15-inch-mbp-mid-2010-crashing-to-black-screen/ ...
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How do I buy a standalone LCD Inverter? (For Science) [closed]

I was searching Ebay for an LCD inverter to connect a naked laptop LCD to a VGA port... for science. Some things I know, some things I don't. But for the sake of simplicity and ADHD... ill spare you ...
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Which VGA was used when i have 2 VGA attach to my PC?

Just some short question here. I have 2 VGA card attached for my 2 monitor, let said VGA 1 & VGA 2. VGA 1 was connected to monitor A & VGA 2 connected to monitor B. If i play game and ...
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Two identical external monitors, one through HDMI another VGA. Text on VGA looks blurry

I've tried a lot of things but I can't seem to get it working correctly. Below is my setup. Laptop is a Dell Latitude E6535, which has Video chip/card NVidia NVS 5200M. I have two external AOC IPS ...
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Laptop Broken and Removed screen. HDMI and VGA not working

I have a Lenovo G570 laptop. It's screen was broken so I removed it. After which, I tried connecting it to another monitor using VGA and HDMI. However, it's not displaying anything. I cannot seem to ...
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External monitor very dim via laptop VGA

I have an HP DV6 2115sa laptop running Windows 7, and have been using an external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster) using the VGA port. Having previously worked perfectly, it now suddenly seems to be an ...
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Do I need a special videocard to use DVI-I to Dual VGA Female Connectors?

Do I need a special video card to use a DVI-I to Dual VGA splitter, or will it work on pretty much anything 1GB and over?
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VGA Monitor Selector Switch

I find myself in a strange situation trying to replace an old piece of hardware. My old VGA switch is becoming buggy, so I decided to buy a replacement, only to find that I cannot locate the correct ...
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How to connect one HDMI and one VGA monitor to a laptop?

I have a Lenovo P400 with Windows 8 oprationg system laptop and the graphics card is an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000. Currently, I have a 20" LCD external monitor connected to the laptop through a VGA ...
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Why is this memory range on the PCI bus?

Why is the following memory address range on the PCI bus? The image is from my Netbook that uses shared video memory with no dedicated video memory so I am unsure as to why the VGA memory range ...
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Why Laptop's Secondary (better) VGA doesn't work properly? [closed]

I have a laptop with switchable graphic cards and while the secondary VGA (the more powerful one) on some video games encounters fail ("close program" error) while the primary VGA can open the ...
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Unable to get video from my Samsung laptop's VGA port to display on my projector

I have SAMSUNG RV511 laptop, and it's VGA port seems to not pass video to the projector. When I use different laptop with same cable and same projector it works fine, note that the graphic card ...
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How to make a laptop the primary display of another laptop

I have two laptops, one running Windows 8, and the other one running Windows Vista. The one running vista has a broken LCD, and it is impossible for me to read anything that is on its screen, but I ...
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Multiple Monitors connecting technique

I have AMD radeon 7470 graphics card with 1 dvi port and 1 displayport 1.2 I want to connect three monitors to my system. I don't get displayport to multi-port hub here. So I was thinking is it ...
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Trouble in installing RADEON HD 7470M 1GB on Windows 7 32-bit

I have installed Win 7 32-bit on ASUS X54H laptop which its VGA is RADEON HD 7470M 1GB. I downloaded it's driver from two websites (as follows) but for the two I got a strange message which is "This ...
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Using laptop vga port, misunderstanding

I'm wondering if a VGA Monitor connected to the laptop, will act exactly as the inbuilt monitor? More specifically: I have the monitor connected to the laptop via VGA port. I Start the laptop. On ...
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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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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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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 ...