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

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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 ...
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KVM switcher forgets resolution

I run two computers with double monitors through an Aten KVM. The kvm has only VGA input/outputs. One of my new computers has a VGA and a DVI-I adapter so no problems here. I use a DVI-VGA converter ...
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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 monitor 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, ...