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

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Can I hook my VGA output from computer into my TV that has SCART?

Can I hook my VGA output from computer into my TV that has SCART, and how? I read about some cables and adapters that are VGA-to-SCART, but didn't really see them work in the way that I want them to ...
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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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Divide (Split but not Duplicate) HDMI/VGA/Displayport output into multiple HDMI/VGA/Displayport outputs

I want a cheap (not more than 50 USD) device to split (not duplicate) the HDMI/VGA/Displayport output from my DVD Player into multiple (preferably 6) outputs for my 6 TV (I will change to 4 TVs if ...
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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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DVI-HDMI cable increases temperature after plug in video card with 7 degrees celsius

I have bought a DVI-HDMI cable (Video cart - Monitor) for my monitor, that was using a VGA cable. My config is dual monitor: Samsung S22C00 + Samsung Syncmaster 225 BW (configure to run on same ...
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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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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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Extending Dual Monitors with VGA and HDMI to Single link DVI

Here is my question. I have a workstation running windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 390. He would like to use two extended monitors. The graphics card is an Intel Graphics HD 2000. It has a VGA out and ...
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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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VGA resolution with Sony Bravia TV

I just bought Sony Bravia KDL40S5100 tv. The VGA input is acting weird. I have a Gateway desktop with Windows 7 and Intel 945 graphics. I also have a laptop running Ubuntu 9.04. The TV will not ...
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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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Dell Inspiron 620 desktop - Dual monitor

I have a Dell Inspiron Desktop 620 (just purchased this year) and it has 1 VGA connection and 1 HDMI connection. All of my spare monitors only have VGA and so was wondering if the convertor cable from ...
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Ghost image of Monitor 1 in Monitor 2 with wound together VGA cables

In a custom-made special purpose cabinet, I have two LCD monitors connected to a single PC with VGA cables. Each VGA connector in the PC outputs different "feed". The cabinet houses multiple ...
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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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LED monitor disturbed image, but before VGA is plugged it is OK

My monitor shows the setting menu (when I press the menu button of the monitor) very well (clear image) but the image output from my computer (desktop) is disturbed (like an old TV that has weak ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure

enter image description hereI have 2 connected two monitors by converting hdmi from dvi port by 'y' cable and hdmi extender. But when I connect another monitor with vga port display is not coming. ...
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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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Trouble with external monitor under Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Boot Camp

I'm running Windows 7 32-bit on a mid-2010 15" MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 under Boot Camp. I've had trouble getting it to work with my second display and searching Google for an appropriate answer has ...
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How do I connect 2 monitors to a laptop? Hdmi/ Vga Doubts

I currently have one monitor connected to my laptop via HDMI. My laptop only carrys 1 hdmi port, but it also has VGA port. Can i connect a second monitor to the VGA port? Will their be any real ...
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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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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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VGA output not detected with Linux Nvidia driver

I'm having a problem with getting the VGA out to work on my laptop. I have a Sony Vaio F series running Fedora 13 64bit with an Nvidia 330M on driver 254.44. Quite simply, the VGA out is not detected ...
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Windows 7 sometimes boots in VGA mode

I have an Asus G50VT-x5 laptop with nVidia GeForce9800M-GS graphics. Normally, Windows boots normally, but about 20% of the time (rough estimate), it will boot with the fallback VGA driver, maxing ...
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Reconnect VGA cable doesnt give signal until reboot

My equip is connected to a VGA monitor through a DisplayPort To VGA adapter. When the computer is powered on with this adapter connected, the monitor outputs a video signal as expected. However, if I ...
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Why is the monitor image all washed out?

The LCD flatscreen is completely washed out, as if someone had turned the brightness way past max and turned the contrast down too. Black-on-white text is poorly readable, and grey-on-white literally ...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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Is it possible to connect VGA via an converter to an DVI-D port?

I have an samsung screen with VGA input. I want to connect to it via an adapter with DVI, because I don't have an VGA port on my videocard. The problem is that I can't find any DVI male to VGA female ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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How do I use a VGA splitter without the image getting dark?

I have a standard VGA splitter connected to a nvidia nforce 631i on ubuntu 9.04. However, when the splitter is in use, the image gets dark. If I unplug one cable, it doesn't. this phenomenon is noted ...
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Cannot set 1360x768 resolution for DVI connection; VGA works fine only if EDID is disabled

I have a ViewSonic VP2365WB monitor which claims to support 1360x768 resolution: ViewSonic VP2365WB user guide, see page 16 I have a AMD HD7750 based video adapter ASUS HD7750-1GD5 I need to set my ...
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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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Why does DVI-VGA adapter causes scren tearing?

What actually happens during conversion that may cause screen tearing? With HDMI output the image is stable but when I use the DVI-VGA connector to connect to my monitor I have pretty bad screen ...
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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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Trouble duplicating video for monitor and TV using VGA.

I tried to look for a similar answered question, and I'm not very tech savvy so I'll try to explain as clear as possible: I want to connect the video output of my PC to both a monitor and a TV using ...
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DVI output is dead at system start when VGA is connected (integrated graphics)

At system start if both VGA and DVI are connected I won't get signal to the DVI output. I need to disconnect VGA, restart system and then I can have signal at DVI output. After it I can easily plug in ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort?

I have two monitors with D-SUB(VGA) and DisplayPort, and I have a motherboard which i want to connect them to. The motherboard has a DisplayPort, DVI-D and a hdmi output. How do you connect HDMI to ...
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Lenovo W530 with Windows 8.1 not recognizing external monitor

I just got a Lenovo W530 through work running Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit. My VGA port on the side of the laptop does not recognize any external monitor plugged into it. My company's IT guys and I ...
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What maximal resolution is reasonable when using a VGA cable?

I own a laptop which only has VGA as a port for external displays. I'm thinking to buy an external flat-screen monitor for my laptop. Which resolution should the display have at the utmost so that I ...
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2 crossfired ATI graphic cards vs single card with double capabilities

I wonder how 2x crossfired ATI graphic cards could be compared with a single card with double capabilities? For instance, my video card (ATI 5570) has 1GB memory (128-bit). If I crossfire it with a ...
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HD 6970 Corrupted Video

Considering this rig: i7 2600K 8GB RAM Corsair Vengeance kit 10-9-10-27 @1866 HD 4870 PSU Corsair AX 1200 I recently upgraded to a HD 6970 and I am getting the following not so nice screens (click ...
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ATI driver on Linux.. which one to use?

How should I say.. I know my way in Linux. I've been using Linux/BSD for a very long time. The problem is the ATI driver. I want to install OpenSUSE on my laptop (too much free time? :)). But. ...
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Third monitor randomly defaults to 640 x 480 on startup

I purchased a PowerColor HD 5770 video card so I could get a third monitor working. I have two widescreen monitors, one attached via HDMI and the other attached via DVI. My third monitor is attached ...
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Gain access to laptop without seeing the display

My friend's laptop went through a car crash recently. Everything still works as far as I can tell, except the display, which is cracked beyond recognition. I've tried external monitors, including the ...
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Understanding a monitor and software two-way communication through VGA

I have an LG monitor (connected on VGA) that comes with a program called Dual Smart Solution. There's an option on the monitor menu that allows me to enable that program if it's running, and is grayed ...
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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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Blurry image when connecting computer to HDMI and VGA simultaneously

I have some problems with my ASUS HD 5770 with sony 42' LCD TV. The first I connect my pc and the TV by HDMI cable, it works all good, the tv image looks all right. But after I connecting my PC to the ...
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Connect old IBM Thinkpad monitor to Desktop PC?

I have an old IBM Thinkpad laptop. It worked a few days before, but I decided to take off all the components (harddisk, cd-rom, keyboard) as the laptop was not useful at all. But, it has a shiny 15" ...