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

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How to connect laptop 1366x768 to FullHD monitor using VGA?

I have laptop with 1366x768 resolution. I need to connect to external Dell monitor which supports FulHD resolution. While connecting with VGA cable - the resolution on external display is the same as ...
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New GPU - monitor stuck in power save

I have a Samsung syncmaster 2443NW monitor - currently I'm borrowing a LG Flatron w2246 (although this is in no way a long-term solution). I used the monitor's manual to check the monitor - apparently ...
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Configuring a dual monitor with asus hd 5450

I want to extend my desktop to a second monitor with an ASUS HD 5450 (dual monitor configuration). The VGA card has: 1 DVI-D port, 1 HDMI port and a classic VGA port. I've two old (but functioning) ...
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wanting to extend my desktop flatscreen to my laptop screen but have questions

Following the question and answer session regarding PC having dvi monitor output and ? also HDMI output but wanting to use another monitor which uses VGA and how to do.. I am looking for something ...
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notebook fails to start frequently but sometime it works great

-cpu and ram test and stress test pass when works -bios reset or load default setting didn't work -disconnecting every components and taking out mobo again no luck (only posts sometime) -no luck with ...
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Connecting and Apple cinema monitor to a laptop via VGA or HDMI - Possible?

I asked this over as askdifferent, but I thought I'd try here as well. At my work, a nice big 30" Apple Cinema monitor has just become available. I would really like to use it, but I only have a ...
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VGA input on HP Envy 17 3D

Can HP Envy 17 3D do VGA input? There is a VGA connection on the side, but I don't know if it is only output, or if it can be used for input too... I tried to google, but couldn't find any ...
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Monitor connection problem

I just bought Sapphire HD 7990 and I want to put 3 monitors on it. This card has 5 outputs. 1x DVI-D and 4x Mini DisplayPort. I connected my 2 other monitors and they work great, but my third ...
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Dual computer one monitor vga/dvi

I have a HP desktop and an Acer laptop. The laptop can do VGA or DVI and the desktop can only do VGA. The hp monitor has HDMI, VGA,and DVI support all on different ports on the back. I have the ...
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monitor going black with vga to hdmi hook-up

I use my Samsung TV as my computer monitor and to do this I had to get a VGA to HDMI adapter. It all works fine except when I'm watching something on the computer (my computer is essentially idle so ...
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Text mode console output shows a blank screen

I've started using a Technika LCD TV with my PC and, while it displays full OS graphics, the text that is usually displayed during boot up (with the exception of the initial BIOS screen) does not show ...
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VGA connection issue

Why am I unable to use a VGA cable to connect my LG IPSle23 60 HTz monitore to my PC? I've read that it may be a resolutions issue, I don't even like Matrix! Seriously though, it's driving me mad, I ...
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Query type of video card connections (HDMI/VGA/DVI/ETC)

I need to find a way to query types of video connections available on a large list of machines. I wasn't able to find a property within the following WMI classes: Win32_VideoController ...
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Intel VGA drivers not compatible?

I have just done a format to a PC, and I have installed Windows XP. However I have some problems with the screen (probably the refresh rate). When I move a window, it shows the window to move really ...
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VGA or HDMI on Dell U2713HM

I just bought a Dell u2713hm that supports 2560 * 1440 resolution. My laptop (with Geforce GT540M) obviously has only HDMI and VGA port. I will use the monitor only for my job, so Photoshop, Autocad ...
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How to disable monitor standby in console?

My computer automatically stops sending a video signal when I stop typing in my console for a while, regardless if any command is running for a long time (like watch). My question is, how can I ...
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HD 7870 won't support more then one monitor

It appears as though my videocard won't support one then one monitor at a time. I've tried switching cables but basically if one goes out the other one comes on and the other one is disabled....Does ...
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Why won't my PC display to my TV?

I've got a desktop computer running Windows 7, with an "Inter(R) 82945g Express Chipset Family" video card. I also have a Sony Bravia KDL-40S5100 TV, which has a VGA port. I can hook the desktop up ...
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Slave a computer screen display through USB port

I usually slave my university computer displays by hooking up a vga cable from my laptop to the screen, but recently the uni has upgraded their PCs and the vga ports are hidden behind a locked port ...
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female dvi-d to male vga connection

I have a monitor which has male vga and a pc which has female dvi-d output. How can I connect my monitor to my pc? There are many cheap connectors like 5-6$ but some people says "they don't work, ...
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My screen changes color on start up

My screen changes color once I enter the desktop on start up, the screen is fine on the loading screen and when I shut down the computer it returns to normal colors, it was fine the other night and I ...
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Use laptop as second monitor for another laptop [duplicate]

Scenario: driving to tampa, have two laptops (win 7 and win xp) and vga to vga cord (the blue one used to connect pc's to their monitor) Screen on win7 laptop is broken to the point of no visibility. ...
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can video adapters output digital video through their VGA output?

Some video adapters have both DVI and VGA outputs. For a two screen configuration I could attach a VGA to DVI adapter to the VGA output, and have both screens attached with a DVI cable. Would the ...
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Lines in the External Monitor Display

I'm hoping you can help me. I got a new Lenovo Thinkpad T430 for work. I use an external monitor, attached via vga cord, and I'm having a problem: I get little horizontal lines on the monitor. It's ...
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Presentation software requires admin rights to install - any way to remove this requirement?

I have some wireless presentation software which I use in a meeting room in order to allow end users to hold presentations here and wirelessly have their laptop screens showing on the TV on the wall. ...
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There's a stray current flowing from my monitor through the VGA cable to the PC. Is this safe?

I have two monitors in my machine. One is an old LCS samsung monitor. Recently, I started to hear a small hum in my speakers (subwoofer) and replaced them. The new one also got the issues then I found ...
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Power to VAIO laptop ports while plugged in

I have VAIO E series (SVE) laptop. While charger plugged in, touching VGA/HDMI/USB port metal casing gives me burning sensation. So, I checked it with voltmeter and I found that while plugged in there ...
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Multiple monitors using Docking Station

I want to buy a laptop that has both HDMI and VGA. Since I can't connect two external monitors at the same time (to have 3 displays in total), I'm thinking about buying a docking station (this one or ...
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DVI-D (Dual Link) to VGA Adapter

I have just both a DVI-D (Male) to VGA (Female) Adapter so I use dual monitors when using my computer. I have an ECS H61H2-M2 Motherboard with an I3-2120 CPU with no graphics card installed (out of ...
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MultiMonitor setup with Mini HDMI

Hey guys I have an ultrabook, with a mini HDMI port. I have a desktop monitor which has VGA. Is there any way I can connect these two to create a multi-monitor setup?
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relatively new monitor cannot display 1024x768

I have a Philips monitor capable of displaying 1680x1050, which I am currently using and it works fine. But sometimes I'd like to connect this monitor to an older laptop whose native resolution is ...
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Triple Head 2 Go Digital Se

I am trying to connect my TripleHead2Go Digital SE, to 3 VGA monitors, It is unclear if they are incompatible since I had to get VGA to DVI converters. I am not sure if it just doesn't work with VGA ...
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How can I be sure that a certain laptop (Lenovo Y500) supports two external screens? [closed]

I would like to buy a Lenovo Y500 laptop, which has an nVidia GeForce GT 650M SLI video card and Intel® HM76 chipset. The laptop has two video outputs, one HDMI and one VGA. I would like to use it ...
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Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
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Windows won't recognize second monitor anymore

My second monitor (an HP S2031 monitor) has stopped being recognized by my laptop, a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 8. It has an intel i7 with integrated graphics and a GeForce GT 525M card. Previously ...
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Vertical white shadow artifact on LCD VGA monitor

I have a slight problem with a VGA monitor which is connected through a Belkin KVM to two different computers. You should be able to see from the image what I am talking about... It is a photo, not a ...
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DVI-VGA issue wih new nvidia drivers after electiricity down

i am using an old laptop (clevo with nvidia go 7950 GTX), Acer monitor(DVI), windows7(32-bit) I was using forceware 2xx drivers before electiricty gone, after electiricty came monitor was not ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to single display port

I just purchased Lenovo Thinkpad S430 i have two external ports: 1x Mini HDMI 1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) GPU: Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia 620M Optimus GPU. I purchased this notebook soley for ...
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Connect two monitrors to one computer

Specifics: HP Pavilion Elite HPE-350t CTO Desktop PC Windows 8 Pro Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Processor 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics ...
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How can I reduce the noise I see in my screen (using an analog VGA cable)?

I bought a cable to replace my old one, connecting my laptop to a monitor Philips 170s. It is a VGA port on the computer and monitor. Unfortunately, even though it works, I get some fuzz (noises) in ...
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DVI works on boot but doesn't work after boot

I have a dual monitor system with a Nvidia 9400GT (1 vga, 1 DVI) and today it show up an issue. When I boot up the computer, everything is fine, the motherboard logo appears, the boot menu appears ...
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HDMI-out to VGA-in via DVI?

I have an HP ultrabook which does not have a VGA-out port. I would like to connect it to a VGA only projector Will a hdmi to dvi converter like ...
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Using a KVM switch for video games?

My primary computer is an iMac. I plan on getting a PC and a new monitor so I can use a KVM switch to share the keyboard, mouse, and monitor between the two computers. The new PC will be used solely ...
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Connect 20 monitors to one PC

I am trying to achieve this using Windows Multipoint Server & USB to VGA/HDMI External Adapters. But this technology only supports up to 14 monitors per PC. (OS limitation AFAIK). These monitors ...
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HDMI splitter + VGA converter

Before I start buying components, I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the following: HDMI out from a raspberry pi going to a HDMI splitter (externaly powered) (1x2) First HDMI going to ...
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Cannot extend desktop to third monitor

My Notebook status: Model: HP Pavilion 7 6b21em CPU: Intel i7 2.3 Ghz QuadCore RAM: 8GB DDR5 (2x4 GB) GPU: 1x Intel Integrated, 1x ATI AMD Radeon 6670M HD 2GB OS: Windows 7 64bit Ultimate ...
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Plugging two monitors into my laptop [closed]

On my DELL laptop I have two video outputs(HDMI and VGA). I plugged one monitor into the HDMI port and it works perfectly. I unplugged it and plugged it into the VGA port. This also works perfectly. ...
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How can I get my dual monitors to work in Windows 7, after no online solutions work?

I will start by saying this is the first time I have tried to perform this particular task, however, I am an IT professional, and I do know my way around a computer. The problem is I can't "extend" ...
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Why does vga and dvi have screws when most other connectors do not?

I know that a question like this exists, but the answer is not what I was looking for. Do vga/dvi have screws because they are not hotpluggable? Why would they not be hotpluggable (surge issues?) ...
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Enable external monitors on W520 laptop running CentOS 6.4

Has anyone done this? I've googled around for hours but no luck. Some suggest to change the BIOS "Display" settings (to "integrated" or some other value), others suggest to use xrandr, others say add ...