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Rog Strix Scar III (G531GV) - No video signal to external monitor through USB3.1C port (DisplayPort)

As title says, I own a ROG Strix Scar III (G531GV 2019 model) and I want to connect on it two external monitors, first one through the HDMI port with an HDMI to HDMI cable (works without any problems) ...
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Vertical lines on laptop screen caused by the FFC cable

TL; DR: Vertical lines appeared on my laptop screen, it's most likely the FFC cable on the panel and I'm looking for a way to fix the issue without replacing the screen Recently I've been working on a ...
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Sync projectors that also need to work as stand alones [closed]

I'm looking for a way to sync 2 projectors, but they also need to be able to operate independent of each other, allow me to explain. We had a wall separating 2 classrooms removed and we're having an ...
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Black screen or Delayed screen on 144hz

My laptop screen randomly started going black or VERY,VERY delayed when it’s anything above 60hz. It started on 144hz, then 135, then 130,etc. It also has Horizontal lines on top and only 2% of top of ...
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Second monitor detected but not working

I have a PC with Ubuntu 22 and a NVIDIA graphic card. When I plug the second monitor, it is detected but it stays black. The Xorg log show: [ 54734.333] (EE) [drm] Failed to open DRM device for pci:...
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PC suddenly not connecting to monitor through HDMI cable but HDMI cable and monitor works

I have a fairly new PC that I built (with new parts) about 2 months ago, and along with it I bought a brand new monitor and the monitor came with a brand new HDMI cable. I run plain old Windows 11. ...
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Configuring a WireGuard Server to Forward Each Client's Traffic Through a Local SOCKS5 Proxy for Different External IP Addresses?

How to configure the WireGuard server to forward each client's traffic to a monitored port on the local machine, and this monitored port will send traffic out through a SOCKS5 proxy, thereby achieving ...
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If there a way to add black margins/padding to my monitor without affecting the resolution?

I have a new monitor and it has these beveled edges that makes the left and right side have these curved, faded, black gradient. It cuts away at the edges and looks worse depending on what angle I'm ...
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How to make a matte screen glossy safely?

99% of ideal-for-gaming monitors have some level of matte finish to them that hazes the display slightly. Even some fantastic art monitors ruin a perfect display by hazing it. Which loses sharpness ...
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Unable to select resolution shown in xrandr

I have two monitors connected through a docking station. Up until recently both monitors worked. I now have a new docking station and one of the monitors will not allow me to select a resolution above ...
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Are there technical reasons why a laptop with a 360Hz display only has 60Hz and 360Hz modes but no intermediate ones?

I don’t know if all manufacturers do this, but Gigabyte in their Aorus 17 2022 lineup made only two screen modes available: 60Hz and 360Hz. I know about the existence of programs like CRU for creating ...
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Screen blacking out after one second on old PC

I have two old PCs still running Windows XP. Both run well, but after roughly one second the screen turns black. The screen does not display any message that it is disconnected. After turning it off ...
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How to change brightness of 2nd display in Windows-11 using powershell?

I would like to change the brightness of my 2nd display (connected to a laptop) using powershell. In fact there are no windows settings (I can find) that allow me to change the brightness of that ...
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How does an operating system know about display resolution and pixel density?

How does an operating system detect what the resolution and pixel density of my monitor is? Do monitors provide these information through some kine of interface to a video driver and then pass those ...
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PC has no Signal, Mouse and Keyboard won't work

I'm having some issues. Recently, I updated all my drivers to the latest version. After all of the drivers were updated to 100%, I went back to restart my PC. After that, it showed no signal, the ...
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Ubuntu not displaying in VMware full-screen until logged in

I have Ubuntu installed on VMware, but the screen doesn't go full screen until I log in (even though VMware is in full-screen mode). [Screenshot attached below] After logging in, the screen fills ...
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Is there a way in windows to split my monitor in multiple monitors (not just virtal desktops i can switch between, nor docking windows)

I have a large screen instead of multiple screens, i always preferred that and docking windows in either 2X split or 4X (or rarely 2X and then 2X again on another side) but sometimes i want to run a ...
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Desktop size and position on Windows 11

I am running a Windows 11 PC with an NVidia GeForce RTX 3060 connected to a Samsung 4K monitor. Both Windows and NVidia drivers are up to date. Everything was fine until now. I moved the PC to another ...
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Can i link my old tv to my new monitor (daisy chain)?

I am looking to daisy chain my tv to my monitor, but do not have a dp slot in the old tv, just hdmi. My new monitor has 1 dp slot and 1 hdmi (hdmi currently in use). I have tried every other fix that ...
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Turn off laptop display without putting it to sleep

I tried the suggestions on Turn off display in Windows on command and they aren't suitable. The Screensaver method only blanks the display without turning it off. Maybe that would work for OLED users. ...
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Display turning off causes power failure

I built a new pc and after adding the GPU, noticed that pc loses power shortly after display is turned off by power options due to inactivity. I used the same pc with the igpu only for a week where i ...
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Monitor signal cutting in and out repeatedly after hibernation

I am on Windows 11. This started happening only a few days ago after I had manually ended the LampArray Translation Service from Task Manager. Many users are suggesting this task interferes with ...
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How to stimulate the dull colors of projector screens on my PC screen?

This picture shows the difference in colors between OLED screen and projector screen Everytime I design something on my device, my device's OLED screen displays colors perfectly vibrant. However, once ...
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my laptop screen not displaying anything

Currently in the process of replacing my laptop screen cuz the old one was starting to artifact like crazy. But after plugging in the new one, nothing displays? Here is how I plug the screen in: enter ...
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Dual monitors with MacBook pro 2023 14 m3 chip

Any hack/work around to use dual monitors with mackbook pro 14 m3 (base/standard) chip ? 2023 model
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Resolution on Linux Mint 21.3 blurry and oversized, all display options greyed out

I just got a new computer the other day with Windows 11 Pro and, naturally, I added the newest Linux Mint to Dual Boot. I have an AMD Ryzen 5600G with integrated graphics. The monitor and display ...
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What are these white spots/blemishes on my LED Monitor

After about an year I took out my LED monitor (Samsung s20b300). It shows some random white spots on the corner and in the center. Is there something wront with monitor or it can be some problem with ...
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PC is running but no display/boot – What should I do?

I noticed this while cleaning up some dust in my PC: Can I still use my GPU? My computer was still working this afternoon but when turning it on tonight, I see no display on the monitor. (I checked ...
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Acer monitor brightness up button issue

I have an older Acer monitor that I got used from a friend and today while I was using it a little window kept popping up with the brightness level and it took me a minute to figure out that the ...
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Hiding "display values", the numbers 45396 are showing where there is no data entered into the cell. How do I hide this?

enter image description here Image for explanation. I used the =days(end,begin) formula to calculate the number of days that has lapsed since servicing. HOW DO I HIDE THE 45396 number?????? Super ...
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Change default/native resolution of a display in macOS

I have a Philips 55PUS7303/12 TV (albeit it's hooked up to my computer through a Denon AVR-X1400H AV receiver, but this doesn't change the aspect I'm asking about) and it shows up as having a default ...
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Web browsers window sizes are smaller than my Windows 10 display resolution

I have Windows 10 and 4 web browsers installed. Browsers Zoom set to 100%, OS Scale and Layout 100% too, and LogPixels Key in Regedit is 60 Hexadecimal (96 Decimal). Whatever is my display resolution (...
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Strange monitor issue: White cloudy line across top of monitor

I have this strange white wavy cloudy line on my monitor. its been there for many months and has changed over time. At first it was near the top bezel and now has moved down and become more bright. ...
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3 monitors connected, but 2 are active, the 3rd monitor is forced inactive

When I'm trying to use 3 monitors, 2 are active and the third monitor is forced inactive, I've already tried updating the graphics driver, reducing the resolution of the active display, using Win+P to ...
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Is it still safe to use a laptop with a cracked LCD screen? [duplicate]

My daughter accidentally stepped on her laptop and cracked the screen. The superficial bit I'm not sure. Is it still safe to use? Will anything leak? This is the best picture I could get.
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Windows Dell: Monitor Display Resolution Changes When Closing Lid

I have a Dell Precision 5480 (2024 model). Everytime I close the laptop lid, the Display Resolution gets smaller. When I open the lid, it gets bigger. I'm trying to find a solution to keep same ...
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Screen Display Settings for Migraine Sufferer

I hope I'm posting this in the correct place but if not, a recommendation would be great as I've been searching for a while. Ok, so here's my issue. I use my computer for many hours per day. I don't ...
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Why is my USB to HDMI adapter no longer working after a firmware update?

I have one of these USB to HDMI adapters; “Cablelera Adaptateur USB vers HDMI, USB 3.0/2.0 vers HDMI Audio Vidéo Vidéo HD 1080P Convertisseur pour PC, Ordinateur Portable HDTV Compatible avec Windows ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Lenovo L412 stock display to one with an higher native resolution?

I am trying to find a way to upgrade my old but still good Lenovo L412 with its 1366x768 display. After researching a while I found some compatible 14 inch panels with 40 pins lvds interface on ...
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Random Mouse Lag Triggered by Video/Animation

I'm facing an intermittent issue that seems to occur during video or animation playback in browsers. Since I rarely use any software other than web browsers, I can't confirm if the problem extends ...
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Set refresh rate to 60Hz - Before Windows boots up

A while ago my laptop display started acting up, flickering and showing lots of lines, not showing the screen occasionally, etc. I found the solution is to set the refresh rate to 60Hz (instead of ...
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Black Display on Alienware M17 and very slight/soft clicking sound

I have an Alienware M17 laptop that I have had for several years. I was trying to plug an external monitor early today and when I did so, I noticed the monitor was flickering. So I tried an ...
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Is it safe to use a monitor power adapter with a higher amperage? [duplicate]

My MSI monitor power adapter gets hot when in use, and it's not even summer yet. I'm worried about this 20V 2.25A power adapter; it looks tiny and cheap. I really want to change it with a used one I ...
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How to Quickly Switch Between High and Low Brightness Settings on a Dell U3421WE Monitor?

I'm currently using a Dell U3421WE monitor on macOS 14.2.1 with Apple M2 Max and facing a unique challenge due to my living situation. My apartment lacks curtains, resulting in very bright natural ...
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PRO B550M-P GEN3 MB W/ RYZEN 7 5700X CPU

I'm hoping someone can assist me. I've upgraded my MB & CPU to the following PRO B550M-P GEN3 MB W/ RYZEN 7 5700X CPU. I've also added more RAM from 32 to 128. Along with a new 700W PSU. I'm ...
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Will multiple monitors or much bigger monitor affect computer performance? [duplicate]

I have two questions about the monitor's impact on the computer's performance: Will multiple monitors affect computer performance? will a bigger monitor (43") slow down the computer's ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop no display suddenly "can't open display"

Summarize the problem: I have a headless homeserver running ubuntu-desktop 22.04 using an HDMI dummy plug and have been working fine for months. but lately when remoting using "rustdesk" I ...
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The monitor on my Lenovo Thinkpad suddenly started going black, displaying normally, back and forth (3 cycles avg) when plug in or unplug from charger

This just started happening and I’ve found lots of questions and answers on forums with similar phenomenons except none of them go back and forth, that is the display goes black and then back to ...
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Can I control how a monitor renders its pixels?

I searched all the web but I was unable to find anything related or even remotely similar. I'm not even sure I'm able to explain what the problem is, because I don't have the jargon used to describe ...
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Selecting multiple lines in emacs open from Screen Gnu mode

Normally when open files with "emacs -nw" to edit, I can select line by shift+arrow or ctrl+shift+arrow. The selected line or paragraph gets highlighted. But when I open file using "...
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