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Windows 10 turns display off after minutes instead of hours

Has anyone else seen it where Windows 10 turns the display off after a short amount of time instead of the number of hours that you tell it to? I had set my computer at work to turn the displays (I ...
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Windows 10 1809 Brightness Setting Disappeared

After manually installing the Windows 10 1809 update, the display brightness option disappeared from my battery panel and the power options in the control panel. It's still present in both the ...
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Change background loading color in Windows 10?

In Windows 10, you can change the colors by going to "Control Panel > Personalization > Colors" and select the color you prefer. This also changes the background color of the windows. When you open a ...
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Win10 issue: all windows moved to left monitor in dual-screen RDP session

Machine in question is on Windows 10 Enterprise, build 1803. When I remote in (RDP) from another machine with dual-monitors, all of my open windows are forced over to the screen on the left. I also ...
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Set screen resolution to 1680 x 1050 on a VGA monitor

I changed my screen resolution on my monitor to 1920 x 1080. And got a message: Input signal out of range Please change to 1680 x 1050 @60hz However, this option is not availiable on the screen ...
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10240x768 desktop display

I have a lot of small monitors at work; I think they're 1024x768. Is there a device that can take, for example, 10 computer monitors and present it as a single logical 10240x768 display to the ...
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How can I detect all of my monitors with different GPU models?

A recent Windows update has broken my graphics setup, as the most updated NVIDIA drivers no longer work with my secondary GPU. I have 3 monitors, with 1 being plugged into my secondary. My primary GPU ...
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UltraVNC acts as second screen

Whenever connect to a remote PC using UltraVNC something strange happens. When the remote PC doesn't have a screen attached to it, it still opens a screen (which should be happening apparently, but ...
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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 do you remove the blue outline/border around everything on windows 10

As you can see above, there is a blue border/focus/highlight or whatever you want to call it around the application. It also effects things like textboxes, buttons, and overall the border goes around ...
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How can I set extended monitor setting as the default when any secondary screen it attached?

When I plug in a new secondary monitor to my laptop, I have to configure the display from "Duplicate" to "Extended". While this persistes if I plug in the same screen, windows forgets/ignores this ...
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Non VNC and VNC $Display confusion

I have an Ubuntu 16.06LTS system (let's call it Fred) that I use while sitting in front of it and on that same system I run a VNC server (FredVNC). My problem is that when I've started an application ...
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VirtualBox display ratio 26:9, not 16:9

I have Ubuntu 16.04LTS and just upgraded my VirtualBox to 5.2.12 with the new guest additions. Before, I had a nice Windows client that had a 16:9 display ratio, perfect for filling my 27" monitor. ...
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how to set windows 10 display to feet lap top screen size when using Virtual Machine?

don't seam to be able to set the screen size of windows 10 to fit the lap top screen resulution of 1440-900 when I connect through the Virtual Machine (my host is a Mac). windows just dosent give ...
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Windows 10 settings tool bar has strange shading

I have a laptop running Windows 10 64 bit (original). When I open my settings the column or bar on the left has a kind of dark black shading at places. It was very dark the first time I opened it ...
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Laptop monitor running on Microsoft Basic Display Adapter

I bought a new Laptop and ran into quite some issues ever since. The biggest one I currently have is, that my laptop monitor is running on Microsoft "Basic Display Adapter", which appears to ...
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Laptop display misaligned / incorrect scaling / display bounds

I have quite a strange issue with my laptop where the resolution/alignment/scaling is incorrect when using windows (Win 10) and even during the boot splash screen / UEFI menu. Specs below: OcUK Gamer ...
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Night Light Setting Greyed Out After Updating Windows 10

Note: This question is essentially a duplicate of Windows 10 “Night Light” and “Brightness” options not active and Night Light disabled in Action Center, but the first has no answer and the 2nd has an ...
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What are good screen settings by which I can reduce eye strain? [closed]

I play computer games. I also watch TV series on my smart phone and TV. I also often have to read a lot between every 2-3 days. Sometimes, playing games for just 4 hours a day lead to a headache to me....
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Make Mac Screen Desktop Stay, But Not Prioritized Or Rearrange Last Screen Use

In Mac, there's a feature where you can move the desktop screens from left to right using three fingers. The desktop, however, keeps changing the priority Window based on the last one used. I don't ...
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Text rendering of light text on black background is screwed up

I vastly prefer light text on black background. But reading in this mode always appeared 'off' . I think I kind of know why. Here is a simple comparison of a webpage, one with white text and one with ...
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Windows 10 shows different width for same divs(Maybe scaling issue)

Different sizes of same HTML Elements 1: This is HTML file. All the lines are of same width and height but this Windows 10 Laptop shows different sizes. It changes sizes on zoom in and Zoom Out. ...
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Run-time display management on Linux without X?

Is there a way to manage displays (change resolution/rotation/output toggling) on KMS-enabled hardware with a GUI-less Linux installation? As I understand it, all the driver magic that makes this ...
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Residual window shadows in Windows 10 (minor annoyance)

Running into a weird problem that's almost impossible to JFGI because I don't know the proper terms for the process. I have a Windows placeholder shadow, like you get in preview mode that isn't going ...
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How to configure Firefox to allow opening a test site in browser as is and not auto add prefix https

I have created a WordPress website test-site using MAMP Server software on my local Macintosh computer. Before today, I was able to type in that test-site name (example: janis.dev). The browser then ...
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Excel: How to make the Home tab “stay put”

This is a new problem (have not experienced it before; am running Excel 2010). The workbook opens with the File tab active. So I switch to the Home tab to do some editing. The problem is that after ...
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Computer hard freezes when I click battery or sound icon, or display settings

I have a 2014 Razer Blade laptop with nothing plugged in to it. I have the latest windows updates and graphics card updates. If I click on the battery icon to try to see battery life (or the sound ...
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Display settings freezes computer [closed]

When I right-click on my desktop, then click Display settings, an empty settings window appear and my computer is frozen, hard reboot required. I tried updating the graphics card and my Dell Display ...
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How to use a specified number of monitors in VMware Fusion in macOS

This has been asked many times before, with the solution being fairly straightforward (e.g. Settings > Display, etc). Currently, VMware Fusion 10 provides an option to use all monitors in fullscreen ...
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How to fix blurry text in Windows 10 with multiple monitors

I have plugged a second screen into my laptop and now the text is blurry but only on the second screen. The effect is not visible for all applications. I am on Windows 10. How do I fix this?
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Why is Inkscape so pixelated on Mac?

Why is Inkscape so pixelated on Mac? I have: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB And here is how I see Inkscape: [Click for larger image.] ...
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How to keep application windows from moving off the edge of the display

I've looked everywhere and asked on Reddit, but I cannot for the life of me find a way to lock apps so that the can't be moved beyond the edge of the display! Basically, my background has a lot of ...
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icons in all of programs are very small (windows 10)

I tried several times and asked many of friends to solve this problem but unfortunately we could not. When I open any program in my laptop, the ribbon icons very small and it is extremely difficult ...
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laptop settings after switching to large monitor

I use an ASUS (ASUSTek) ZenBook laptop running 64-bit Windows 10 Home. Usually, I have it connected to a monitor, with the Windows projection setting "second screen only", so I do my work on the ...
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Win + ~ Causes screen to switch between grayscale and colour

Currently the windows key and ~ (which I use in another application) switches the computer between grayscale and colour. This is a HP Elite tablet running windows 10 64 bit. I have had a look in ...
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Display turns off for 1-2 seconds after disconnecting the power

My laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad T470s, Core i5 2.50 GHz processor, ram: 8 GB, OS: windows 10 home. When I disconnect the charger from the laptop the display turns off for 1-3 seconds and then turns on ...
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How could I dim the display brightness of a desktop PC while using Plasma 5 on GNU/Linux?

I'm using Plasma 5 for GNU/Linux in a desktop PC box. I would need a way to dim display brightness, but I have absolutely no idea where to start looking for it. Whatever you come up with, CLI ...
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How could I dim the external display brightness in Plasma 5?

I'm using Plasma 5 for GNU/Linux in a desktop PC box. I would need a way to dim display brightness, but I have absolutely no idea where to start looking for it. Whatever you come up with, CLI ...
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Physical size of screen in Windows 7 display settings

I'm using Windows 7 on a laptop with a pretty small 1920x1080 screen and an external 1920x1200 screen that is much bigger physically. No matter how I set the position of the external screen relative ...
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Parts of some programs in Windows 10 are cut off

When running some programs in Windows 10, the top and bottom of the window is cut off, and the mouse does not behave as expected. Once such program that this happens with is QB64, as shown in this ...
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How can I restore my display settings in windows 10?

A kid pressed some keys (possibly some hot-keys) while I was away. It caused the display to turn to a reddish tint. I want to change it back to default. I don't seem to find any simple way to do ...
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Script to switch primary display setting

Given an extended 2-display setup, is there a script (Powershell preferred) that will toggle the following setting for a display? Under different circumstances, I'd like to set my laptop or my ...
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Task Bar Settings Not Editable with deactivated windows 10

I have windows 10 x64 authenticated copy but not activated. Thus some basic features are disabled such as the customization of the settings of task bar. Is there a way that I can alter these settings ...
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What does it mean when the native resolution of a display is NOT the highest resolution?

For most displays that I had the native resolution was the highest supported resolution. However I have one display that has a different native resolution from the maximum one. Does that mean that the ...
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Two monitors of same model. What is causing one of them to be dimmer than the other?

I have two ASUS VS239H-P monitors. One of them had a blue tint on the right half of the screen recently, so I sent it in for RMA, and it appears that they gave me either a new or refurbished model ...
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Batch file to first check which screen I am using and then switch to the other

I have two monitors that I want to switch between using auto-hotkey and an IR remote. I have the IR remote running the .bat file on button press, but I can't quite figure out how to check which ...
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Duplicate Display on Windows but there is single Screen connected

When I go to display settings, it's showing that the display is duplicated to 2 screens. But there is single screen connected to this device. What may be the reason for this? Windows 10 Enterprize
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How to enable display scaling beyond the default cap?

I have a PC running Windows 10 that has its "Size of text, apps and other items" setting capped at 125%. I need more. How can I unlock higher scaling values? I'm talking about this slider:
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Is there a Windows equivalent to the OSX setting for underscan on an external display?

In OSX when using an external monitor I have the option to set the underscan in the display settings GUI: Is there a Windows equivalent to do the same? I am using Windows 7 on a Lenovo ThinkPad. (I ...
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Why is the Ubuntu VM screen corrupted on my HiDpi laptop?

When running a clean install of Ubuntu 17.04 on a fresh Dell XPS 9360 (3200x1800 display) I was soon shown the following screen after the initial boot: Basically, the displayed image is corrupt and ...