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

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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 ...
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Use a macbook Air for watching TV using thunderbolt

I have a dish tv connection. The receiver has a VGA out port and an AV output port. I want to see the tv on my macbook air. My question is - Can I use a thunderbolt to VGA cable to view TV on my ...
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How does LCD display work with VGA connector?

it's said that: "As an inherently digital device, the LCD can natively display digital data from a DVI or HDMI connection without requiring conversion to analog." From here ...
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New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
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Laptop screen and Vizio monitor both as dual screens for my desktop

Note: Laptop: Dell, Windows 7 Desktop: HP, Windows 8 I have a monitor connected to my desktop using a VGA cord. The desktop has two of these VGA ports, so I simply connected my laptop with 1 VGA ...
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Screen Resolution is reduced and cannot be reverted

I have a laptop(Sony Vaio VPCSA9e) (OS: Windows 7) and a monitor (LG W1945S). I used to connect the monitor to my laptop in 1440X900 screen resolution without any problem. (I connect it via VGA ...
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LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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connecting laptop VGA output to VGA input of external monitor vs VGA output to HDMI input

My laptop has VGA output port and no HDMI. If I buy a monitor which accepts both VGA input and HDMI input, what are the pros and cons of each of the following? connecting VGA output of laptop to VGA ...
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Keyboard and mouse wired to computer from far away

Basically my setup is that I have a server that I need to use for the moment as a desktop but it is extremely loud. I want to wire the server in the basement to the second floor which has a ...
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VGA Cable driving me bonkersmental

I am wondering if there is anything I can do to lower or prevent VGA cable interference? I have a PC with a HD 7850 OC 2gb linked to a 1080p VGA only monitor. The display always has fluctuating ...
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Screen problems connecting laptop to tv via VGA HDMI cable - screen resets

I have recently purchased a VGA-HDMI converter to connect my laptop to Samsung HD TV. Initially, the connection works fine (picture and sound) but then after a few minutes, the connection will reset ...
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Correct display settings on OS X using VGA switch?

I have an iMac (2011) with a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 connected. I originally connected it using Mini DisplayPort -> VGA. The iMac detected the display and it showed a very clear image. Then I ...
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How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
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How do I know my maximum resolution of my graphics card? With external monitors

So I have an ASUS N76V with a GeForce GT 635M graphics card. I was testing if I could use my VGA and my HDMI port simultaneously and it worked. ...
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Does DVI to VGA monitor connection have the better display quality

I have a motherboard with a DVI port and a monitor with a VGA port. I am currently using VGA to VGA cable. If I change to DVI do I need a monitor with a DVI port or will the DVI to VGA cable work ...
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Dual monitors on nVidia GeForce 9600 GT

I have an nVidia GeForce 9600GT*, which has (only) two DVI connectors. I have one connected to a 22" LCD panel and the other empty. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I have a second LCD panel, ...
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VGA output to USB input [duplicate]

I have two computers here (A and B), and i would like to view computer A display on compter B. I'm aware that this can be done via VNC but its too slow. I am wondering if there are any cables+software ...
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How do I connect my laptop (VGA port) to a TV (HDMI port only)

I have a laptop which has a VGA port only. I want to connect it to a TV which has a HDMI port only. As expected, the TV has a HDMI cable only. So, what would be the simplest way to connect my laptop ...
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Keystrokes to Enable External Display on Lenovo G555 bios

My Lenovo G555 latop (AMD Chip, Windows 7) has lost power to the LCD. By power I mean the entire monitor does not turn on (not just the backlight). However, the laptop still works otherwise. If you ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 does not detect Dell External monitor P221 2H

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 and recently got a Dell Monitor P221 2H. The issue is that the Laptop is not detecting the external monitor and Monitor is displaying "Entering Power save mode". I tried ...
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Geforce 8400 gs not recognizing dvi

I have XP SP3 with a GeForce 8400gs and it has a DVI and VGA port on the back. I have one monitor plugged into the VGA and another monitor plugged in DVI via DVI to VGA adapter. Either monitor works ...
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Connecting Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition via HDMI

My laptop has a VGA and an HDMI output, and I have the TripleHead2Go Digital edition. It came with a VGA/VGA connection cable and a DVI/DVI connection cable. Right now I have three 24" monitors that ...
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Laptop does not go to sleep

I have a Sony Vaio, SVE14A2V1RP, with Windows 8 pre-installed; went legacy / disabled Secure Boot, erased everything and installed Windows 7. Everything works just fine, except the laptop does not go ...
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Driver for AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200

I have Gateway NV53 nootebook and I just reinstalled my windows 7 . Before the reinstal I had display adapter - AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 like this - After I reinstalled the ...
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Laptop with two external displays [duplicate]

I have a Dell latitude E5520 (Laptop) with an HDMI and VGA output running Windows8 Enterprise. I also cant use both my external screens at the same time. This is very frustrating. Is there no ...
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Can I connect two computers to one monitor, with one connected via VGA and the other via DVI?

Is it possible to connect two computers to one monitor? The monitor is a Samsung S24B150BL (24 inch). No 1 Computer is running Windows 7 64-bit, to be connected via DVI. No 2 Computer is running ...
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VGA slight flickering/wavy pattern on dark colors

I have a vga monitor attached to my laptop. Whenever I am displaying darker colors, there is a sort of wavy flickering (not seizure inducing, but smooth flickering). It is also more profound when I am ...