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

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2 monitor (extended) on 1 PC running windows 7

My PC's graphics card has 2 slots: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA I have 2 monitors: 1 with DVI-D and VGA, and another with VGA only I would like to run 2 monitors with extended display. What is the best ...
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My computer doesn't recognize the monitor's resolution on some VGA cables, what's going on?

My Mac doesn't recognize my TV's resolution on (so far) 3 VGA cables I've tried but it works just fine using other seemingly old VGA cables. My roommate had the same experience on Mint Linux. What's ...
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Can i use vga and dvi on board together.?

I have both VGA and DVI port on my asus P8H61-M LE motherboard. I want to use 2 monitors together one from VGA port and one from DVI port. I've tried to use DVI to VGA converter. I've connected both ...
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VGA to S-video/video converter won't work [closed]

So I bought this vga to video converter and I plug it like it shows on every video on youtube who talk about it and I can't have a clear picture. I set the resolution of my computer to 800X600. What ...
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Why won't Windows detect my 3rd screen over VGA?

At work my Windows box is a laptop that sits on a Dell dock it came with. It's a Dell Latitude E5440. Nothing crazy, pretty basic system. Just Win 7 Enterprise 64-bit with some *nix VM's on it. I have ...
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Windows 7 Does not recognize 12 monitors

I'm setting up a monitor wall with 12 screens, using 1 AMD HD 4350 (dual DVI), 1 AMD 2350 (one DVI and one VGA) and eight USB-to-VGA adapters, with 4 of them hooked up to a self-powered USB 3.0 Hub. I ...
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Monitor displaying 'no signal' when connected to laptop

When I connect my monitor to my laptop, the monitor continues to display 'no signal'. However, my laptop detects the monitor when I connect the laptop (I can see it under control panel > Device ...
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Problems with my second monitor

My pc was hooked up to a tv using an S-Video cable, but the tv recently stopped working, so I'm trying to replace it with a second monitor. I had a graphics card installed to use for the s-video port, ...
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pc to tv ( black screen)

I have a desktop PC and recently I tried to connect it to the TV instead of the monitor. My monitor uses the resolution 1280x1024 (5:4 ratio) and the TV uses 1366x768 (I guess this is the right ...
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Gfx Card has DVI and HDMI, need to connect dual VGA

A reasonable desktop of mine has an external gfx card with 1 DVI and 1 HDMI port. The motherboard itself has 1 VGA port. I have a VGA/DVI adapter for one monitor but if I hook up one to the gfx card ...
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When no monitor connect , the resolution can only be 1920 * 1080 in 30hz?

I am using windows 7, and ati 7850 display card. I would like to use the computer without monitor , and when I use teamviewer to control it, I found that the monitor detect is VGA , and the maximum ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...
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Windows 7 Dual Monitors

I just purchased 2 new Dell E2414H monitors and installed Windows 7 on my recent computer build and one monitor is plugged into VGA the other to DVI. I have run Ubuntu on this computer from a disk ...
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Monitor on sleep mode if I connect to vga card

My monitor going to sleep mode if I connect to my nvidia VGA card card. LG monitor saying "SLEEP MODE ACTIVATED" Red light is blinking BUT I connect to my on board VGA it's working properly.... ...
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Dell Optiplex 780 incorrect Resolutions though DP to VGA adapter [closed]

We have several users using dual monitors and some of the ones connected though DP adapters and the monitors appear as Generic PnP monitors in the resolutions options with the wrong options. Any ...
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HDMI to VGA converter, no image from Banana Pi

I'm trying to use a Banana Pi with Bananian OS (Debian 7 based) on a monitor that does not have a HDMI input but a VGA. So I bought a HDMI to VGA adapter. I followed the instructions written here to ...
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DVI Splitter - 3 Monitors No Duplication

I have a DVI splitter, one end splits to VGA and the other to DVI. My graphics card is a GTX 780, so my dual monitor setup works just fine, but I would like to hook up the other end of the splitter to ...
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Can I daisy chain two monitors to use for Windows 7?

I have two VGA connectors open on my monitor. Can I keep one DVI cable plugged in to my computer (as I only have one slot) and then plug the VGA cable into both of them? Will Windows 7 detect two ...
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Intel Atom D525 Display Settings

On my Cenbrobox with the following configuration: Intel® Atom™ CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz × 4, RAM 4GB,64-bit, Intel® IGD Ubuntu 15.04 on Display Settings I get Unknown Display and I can not change the ...
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Passive vga to dvi-d adapter?

Recently I've found a vga to dvi-d article on ebay. Yes, it is vga to dvi-d. Its price (around $10), its outlook, and also the absence of an external power plug show clearly that it isn't an active ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to 2011 Mac Mini

I recently purchased a 2011 Mac Mini and I would like to connect 3 older monitors to it. Is it possible to do so and keep a separate desktop on each device? Some background information: 1 of my ...
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VGA doesn't works on boot

I have a notebook (CCE info M300S CT42), I let it fall, and broke the screen (liquid crystal if not mistaken), now I'm using it with a VGA monitor, however, the VGA does not shows normal information ...
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qemu-kvm Windows 7 GUEST with vga passthrough doesn't work

Ok so I have a qemu-kvm Win7 VM setup. When setting it to use the standard vga output "-vga std" it works fine. Windows loads up, displays, no problems. If i set -vga none \ -device ...
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Monitor not working | VGA | Windows 8

Today I received my configured PC I bought off a supplier. I am using Dual screens and they are both VGA. One is gone into my VGA port and the other into my graphics cards DVI port (i used converter ...
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External monitor connection works with HDMI but not VGA

I smashed my laptop screen so I have to use an external monitor. I can connect with an HDMI cord but not with VGA. I want VGA so I can listen to sound via headphones on the laptop, it's an Acer E1 ...
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No VGA signal after installing ubuntu server

I installed ubuntu server 14.04.2 couple days ago on an oldish computer (This one). And i was able to install it just fine and the VGA seemed to work after i booted it up for the first time. Now i ...
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DVI-D cable in DVI-I not working, but VGA with DVI-I adapter does

Bought a new Acer 27" K272HL monitor today. Plugged in the DVI-D cable to my GTX 750ti card's DVI-I port, and the monitor reports "No Signal". However, when I use a DVI-I -> VGA adapter, and plug the ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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Random noise added to mousepad when connected to a specific projector

This is a strange question and I am absolutely not sure if this is the right place to ask. However, I'll give it a try: I have a Asus Zenbook notebook. The notebook only has a HDMI/Display port ...
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KDE taskbar *Task Manager) only on VGA screen, not DVI screen

My Task Manager only shows up in the screen connected with VGA and clicking "Only show tasks from the current screen" in Task Manager Settings doesn't make the Task Manager bar appear on the second ...
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DisplayPort to DVI adapter: quality concerns

So I searched the local market and was not able to find a DisplayPort to DVI-D cable. My next option is to buy a DP-to-DVI adapter and then attach it to my monitor using a standard DVI-to-DVI cable. ...
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DVI-D to VGA monitor, image no longer fills screen

I have a DVI-D output on my graphics card going through an active adapter to a VGA monitor. This worked fine until I accidentally hit auto adjust on the monitor and now the image won't fill the ...
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Why is HDMI->DVI image sharper than VGA?

I have a Dell U2312HM monitor connected to a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. When I connect them via laptop -> HDMI cable -> HDMI-DVI adaptor -> monitor (the monitor doesn't have a HDMI socket), ...
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Connecting 2 Monitors to Radeon HD 6450

i have a pretty old and slow PC with a build in Radeon HD 6450. I checked and there are 3 possible connections: HDMI, DVI-Sub, VGA (i hope i am correct here). I do have a very, very old (10+ years) ...
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HP Proliant Microserver N40L onboard VGA does not work with widescreen monitor

I have an HP Proliant Microserver (N40L with the 1.5GHz AMD dual core) at home that I have been using for a while as a source code repository and nightly build system. Being used that way didn't ...
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Convert hdmi to dvi to vga [duplicate]

I'm trying to hook up a projector that only has an VGA input to my laptop that has only an HDMI output. I would like to avoid spending extra money on a HDMI to VGA converter box, is it possible to do ...
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DVI-D to VGA adapter doesn't seem to work

I have got two DVI-D DualLink Male to VGA female adapters and a Graphics card with with HDMI, VGA and two DVI-D outputs. When I plug my VGA monitors into the adapters then into the video card, they ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI for audio and VGA for video on one computer?

I have a professional Yamaha home theater system that I plug up to my windows 7 pc (via HDMI) for playing audio. My tv is broken and I can only use my monitor to display video. This monitor does not ...
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Changing VGA cable on Debian lowers resolution

I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. I have a 32inch LED monitor that supports a maximum of 1920x1440 (aka the maximum that VGA ...
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HDMI/VGA/DVI: No cable attached within 5 minutes, no signal

My situation: My pc is connected to my receiver with a hdmi cable I start my pc 5 minutes later I start the receiver Problem: No signal. Hitting the keyboard, it doesn't matter, there won't come ...
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Join two[or three] vga cables?

I am supposed to do a presentation on next month using power point, and will be using a projector to present it. The projector can be connected to the laptop by a vga cable, my problem is that I do ...
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Do video cables (DVI, VGA) exist that do not need to be screwed in? [duplicate]

Are there 15pin VGA cables that don't have a screw connection on one end? What are they called?
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Strange video non/detection by monitors

I have an Atom-based mini PC used as a Linux server that I usually don't connect a display to. When I do, it's an old CRT monitor via VGA. The console shows up just fine, and eventually I can log on ...
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Use a laptop to convert VGA to HDMI

I have a laptop with both a VGA output and HDMI output and was wondering if I could use this to convert a HDMI input into a VGA output. If this is possible how could it be done and if not why not?
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Can't hook my PC up to my computer screen using VGA

I recently bought a Desktop PC, it was a rather old Dell, that I wanted to use with my TV screen. However after connecting my computer with my TV using VGA (Which is the highest available solution to ...
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why VGA laptop detects monitor with Dual-Link DVI-D, but monitor does not display?

I have a laptop with VGA video output, and I bought a simple adapter from VGA to DVI-D, and I am trying to connect a big monitor using Dual-Link DVI-D to the laptop. When I do this, the laptop ...