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Questions tagged [display]

Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Regarding phone screens, oleophobic coating and lighter flame [on hold]

I have a burning question. When I went to get a screen protector applied on my Samsung Galaxy S9+, the guy applied lighter flame for a couple of seconds to the edges of the protector while it was ...
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Windows 10 Update (1803) broke 5K support

I have a PC that wasn't used for over a year, so it was a long way behind in Windows Updates. It has an NVidia GTX 960 graphics card, which had been running a Dell UP2715K 5K monitor quite happily ...
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connecting HDMI monitor to DVI/USB port

I am going to buy new computer with high specs, but it doesn't have hdmi port. It will have instead: 4xUSB 2.0 ir 2xUSB 3.1, PS/2, RJ-45; 1xUSB 2.0, 1xUSB 3.0; VGA, DVI. My monitor has DVI and HDMI....
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Am I able to show my Taskbar on some of my displays?

I have two monitors plugged into my laptop, am I able to have a Taskbar on both of the monitors but not at all on the laptop screen? The laptop screen is not my 'main screen'. Thank you!
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How to identify HiDPI monitors? [on hold]

How to determine when selecting a monitor the ratio between physical pixels and device-independent pixels? I am looking for a monitor that will have 2x more phisical pixels. When searching on Amazon ...
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Laptop screen starts blinking when on cooling pad

I have Asus Vivobook Pro N580VD, I have the latest drivers installed, when I check the graphic cards from device manager it says they work properly, I made stress test to the CPU and GPU etc. etc. - ...
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Most important specifications of a computer monitor while concerning reading confort all day long? [on hold]

I know that a computer monitor has lots of specifications, for example, Size, Native Resolution, Refresh Rate, Contrast Ratio, Response Time, Color Space (Gamut), and probably more. From all of a ...
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Computer screen turns black when CPU is under load

Recently, I had assembled a new computer. When I try to render the BMW benchmark from blender.org, it seems to work well at first and temperatures never exceed 65 degrees celsius. But after a few ...
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Managing display of Flickr photostream [closed]

Is it possible to increase the size of one individual photo on the display, relative to other photos in my Flickr photostream?
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Three monitors without external GPUs

Is it possible to connect three monitors using only the motherboard and get distinct output? The motherboard is MSI Pro Carbon Z270 and it has one HDMI and one DVI ports. I cannot use external GPUs ...
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Laptop Autorotate Cannot be Disabled

I'm having an issue where I can’t disable the autorotate feature of my laptop. The display rotates from my preferred landscape view to the undesirable portrait view whenever I physically tilt the ...
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Ghosting on an IPS 4k display

I have had a 4k IPS display (the Acer S277HK to be exact) for almost two years now. It has worked fine, but I recently noticed something I haden't noticed before: If I put, for example, a browser ...
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Re-enable screen blanking on gnome 3

Running Gnome 3.28. I am having problems with screen blanking. More specifically, the screen is not blanking, and I cannot figure out how to get it to blank consistently anymore. (Sometime, years ...
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5 Monitors - Garbled image on the last 2 (Linux)

I use 5 Monitors on 2 Amd GPUs. The first 3 work perfectly. The last two have garbled image if I activate them. I really have no clue why. Fedora+Xfce It worked fine on KDE.
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How to force a monitor to be recognized as a Generic Non-PNP monitor in Windows?

I have an Insignia NS-19E310NA15 monitor. Normally when I connect the monitor via VGA to my computer, my computer recognizes the monitor and limits the maximum resolution on the monitor to only 1366 ...
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Laptop White Screen after changing LED display cable

a few Weeks ago I noticed my Laptop screen flicker while opening/adjusting the lid. The flickering became worse, and the screen went white more and more often. I took a look inside, and noticed that ...
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Some whites and blues appear either grainy, or with “rainbow” lines

I've been using my BenQ RL2455HM monitor for several years now and have only recently noticed this effect. I am running Windows 10 version 1803 and use an AMD Radeon 380 series card with 18.7.1 ...
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screen a serial get could not find a PTY Error

I insert the serial-USB convertor into my Mac. and under the /dev I find the tty.wchusbserial1410. but when I use screen to connect it: screen /dev/tty.wchusbserial1410 9600 there get error: ...
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Is my setup correct for dual monitor (one for gaming )(one for my streaming)?

My gpu can handle 2 monitors (i checked) my first or main output was by hdmi to hdmi leaving the dvi - d and the displayport vacant. My second monitor is a vga input therefore i bought an adapter DP ...
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Putty closes on detach screen

In my putty-ssh session on Windows OS, I enable the screen using 'screen' then, run my python script. If I now try to detach the screen using 'Ctrl+A' and 'd', the screen detaches successfully but my ...
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Difference between KVM and Switch for Display Port

I want to have a Display Port toggle. Have two PC computer hard drives, hooked up to one Display Port Monitor. Then I want to toggle between two different computers for the monitor. Does a Display ...
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Extending monitor power supply DC cable

I have 3 LG monitors mounted on my desk. Two of those are barely reachable by the DC power cable: it is only 1.2m long and I need at least 50cm more for it to fit in my cable management system. So at ...
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What are reasons for white areas on monitors?

I've got a monitor, that has such problem (whiter, washed-out colours on the bottom area): it's more visible on black screen and on coloured screen, it's less noticeable: Bezel doesn't seem to ...
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Send image from main PC to other PCs in same network

I search for a way to send what will be displayed to many PCs monitors from a main PC. Basically, I have a main PC and other 6 PCs in the same network but in different floors. That I want, is to ...
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Water on LCD(with LED back-light)screen of monitor

Water got spilled accidentally on lcd screen of monitor while the PC was 'ON' .Is the top layer of lcd screen 'permeable'?Thanks
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How to obviously see every frame per second to check if the monitor is actually updating at expected framerate?

I've been reading up about higher framerate monitors and I've found that a lot of the 60Hz monitors can be slightly overclocked to show 65, 67, 70 or sometimes even 75 frames per second if you play ...
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Configure Linux to act as an additional desktop or extended display to client

Let's say I have 2 computers. Computer 1: Runs Linux. Let's say Debian, or Ubuntu, Raspbian, etc if that matters. It controls a nice large display that I'd like to utilize. Computer 2: We can ...
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How to clear float text in screen

For example: Some text would always float at a absulote position on screen. I think it is caused by hover on some software which doesn't let the text go after you change to another one. Some article ...
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Dual Monitor - Connect all edges (Windows)

Is it possible to connect two monitors on all edges. What i mean by that is when you hit the top of the screen the mouse should enter the bottom of the second screen. If you hit the bottom it should ...
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Certain blue pixels appear green and moving

All of a sudden today, I started working on my laptop and it seems that anything a particular shade of blue on the screen is acting funny, for want of a better description. I took a screenshot of my ...
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Can (or how) can a real keyboard, mouse and monitor be connected to the Microsoft Surface Go?

From the one review I have read so far, the Microsoft Surface Go does not have a video port and only has one "odd shaped" USB port. Hence is it possible to set it up as a “real” computer with a ...
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Windows multi-monitor with DisplayPort and icons rearranging

I have three monitors connected: DisplayPort (main), monitor via HDMI, TV via HDMI (via integrated graphics card). As far as I can tell, I can't turn off the main monitor via monitor's power button or ...
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reenabling touch screen Windows 10

I work in a dispensary doing security. I'm on a computer that has no admin privileges I can use to restore the touch screen using device manager. The card scanner I was using was right next to the ...
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How to turn off/on laptop screen only with a specific keyboard shortcut on Windows 7

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad x220t tablet laptop, and to extend battery life I want to turn it's LCD on and off manually with a keyboard shortcut when I desire. Surfing on the internet I came across many ...
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Which component is failing?

I have a really weird issue here. Namely, on some games, there is a darkened bar on the top of my screen. Right over geraldos head is a black bar, more noticable in real life than on the photo. But ...
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All my opened windows and apps disappeared, then I did Ctrl+Shft+T and then a screen SLIDES from the left containing all my opened windows?

so i accidentally pressed a bunch of random keys. Then the screen showed all my stuff disappeared, just a desktop, so i opened my browser and did that above mentioned shortcut, which usually restores ...
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Is this really an IPS panel?

I recently bought a used HP EliteBook Folio 1040, which was advertised as having an IPS panel. However, comparing it to my Dell XPS 15, which definitely has an IPS panel, the display seems to have ...
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Issues while booting up my PC

The PC is turning on, but the monitor is showing 3 colors instead: red, green, and blue simultaneously. I tried pressing F10 after which I can hear the beep like it is going into BIOS, but the ...
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Can't use 2 monitors any more

Suddenly a couple of days ago my computer stopped using my second monitor (TV with HDMI). After that I've tried with one other monitor and that with VGA and the TV with other HDMI cable as well. ...
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USB C Hub + MacOs High Sierra with two monitors stuck on mirroring

I am currently using an Apple MacBook - just one usb C port - with a hub that allows me to use an HDMI and a VGA port. I have tried everything - SMC reset, PRAM reset, holding the option key to ...
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Display Port Monitor and Two Regular Display Port Computers

I have 1 Display Port Monitor and 2 Display Port Computers. What is the best way to toggle between the two computers for the monitor view? I do not want to switch wires, etc. Are there other solutions ...
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No sound from monitor speakers with HDMI

I have two Acer G276HL monitors. I only have one connected to my system now. I am running it through an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 video card. A while ago, I was able to get sound from the monitor ...
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How to create a virtual screen?

I need to create a virtual screen in Linux that behave exactly like another monitor connected to PC, how can I do that? I need to create this to access via VNC in another computer, to act as another ...
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Does DisplayPort 1.2 support HDR?

According to Wikipedia: Support for HDR video was introduced in DisplayPort 1.4. It implements the CTA 861.3 standard for transport of static HDR metadata in EDID. However the specifications of ...
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How to fix monitor misalignment without working auto-adjustment?

So I turn off my pc, the screens were perfectly aligned and I come home after few hours and turn it on again to find my screen is completely offset. On my primary monitor, using auto-adjust doesn't ...
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Dual Monitors (Landscape and Portrait) - Resize Application Window automatically

I have a dual monitors setup so that one monitor is in landscape mode, the other is in portrait. And being programmer, I love the setup. Screen resolutions and all work fine, except one caveat. When ...
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Asus monitor displays orange screen

I have a barely 5 year old Asus PA279Q monitor. It suddenly displays orange screen after I wake it up from sleeping. At first, I thought it was my PC, but when troubleshooting, I figured it was my ...
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Screen Blinks Black using External GPU

HD 6570 causing issues at one of my computers. I've been trying to fix it but no way. I've been using this GPU for 2 years now and recently my computer monitor started blinking when powering on and ...
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Adjust relative monitor position by several pixels in Windows 7? [duplicate]

When connecting new monitors to my computer, I typically use Control Panel > Display > Screen Resolution to adjust the relative position of my monitors. Due to a monitor arm issue, a new monitor I've ...
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How to clone the primary display to multiple monitors?

How can I have a single (logical) desktop surface, and have it display on multiple (three) physical monitors, in Windows 7, like this: No 3rd party software and no external hardware. Using Windows ...