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Second monitor not detected by windows 10 (multiple issues, more inside)

So recently I bought a new monitor, way better than the one I was using before. With that being said I wanted to continue using it as a second monitor. The new monitor is hooked up to my video card ...
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Windows 10 “Display Settings” Rearrange your displays" configuration does not persist

I have a laptop with 3 monitors, and the 3 monitors are configured to extend the desktop. I am able to configure them in the arrangement I want, and then successfully apply the configuration, but ...
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Stacking position of two applications [duplicate]

I have this issue: I have a java application that goes fullscreen and another application (of which I have no control) that must stay in the same place of the screen and always be shown. My ...
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How to increase output buffer size in Windows command line window?

I am working with xv6 in WSL of Windows 10. After running make && make qemu-nox and quitting immediately from qemu, I need to check the output of make. But most lines of the output of make ...
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Switch input source via additional external hardware button (not built in)

I'm running multiple computers with the same dell dual screen setup using diffent input sources (display port and hdmi). It really annoys me to switch sources using the displays menu all the time and ...
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Rearrange displays according to dpi instead of according to resolution - Windows 10

I use two monitors which have the same physical size but different resolutions: my laptop screen is 4K (3840 x 2160), 15.6" an external portable display, which is FHD (1920 x 1080), 15.6" ...
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Why is Libreoffice calc 7.0.4.2 slow in Windows 10?

When opening Libreoffice Calc 7.0.4.2 as of today, in Windows 10 Pro 20H2, with Nvidia GPU 1070 Max-Q and i7-7700HQ, even on a blank sheet, the following actions induce a ~0.7s lag or more: clicking ...
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Display color mode settings vs Windows / Software color profiles, AdobeRGB

I have monitor with 99% Adobe RGB and 95% DCI-P3. For the color space in OSD settings, Standard = Adobe RGB, DCI = DCI-P3, sRGB = sRGB (sic!) In Windows color management default one is set to sRGB ...
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How can I change the list of resolutions for VirtualBox (host menu)?

I have a quite big monitor and using different VMs in window mode - not full screen. In VirtualBox (6.1) I often change the resolution of the guest via the Display > Virtual Monitor 1-Menu. There's ...
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How to disable the lockscreen /extend timeout windows 10

So I think if I disable all non-microsoft services (which also disconnects me from the internet) the console lock display timeout/system unattended sleep timeout finally stops locking after 2 minutes ...
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Game running in native monitor resolution instead of configured one

I have a widescreen monitor (21:9, 2560x1080) and some older games (Skyrim, AC IV,.,..) don't support such a ratio very well. I have tried Flawless Widescreen but never had quite the results I ...
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Windows 10 - Does using extend displays incurs processing for the turned off screen?

Say I have two screens on Extend displays mode - PC monitor and TV. When the TV is off is the other screen still being rendered? Does it incur processing power? How about when it is on but on a ...
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Chromebook starts with magnified screen

My son's HP Chromebook from school has 2 accounts. The one he's supposed to use goes to a massively magnified screen, the only time I see anything is when I move the cursor to the upper left corner of ...
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Quick change between extending display and disconnecting display

Is there any quick way to toggle settings for displays without going into Windows Settings each time?(keyboard shortcut, create icon on desktop/ in taskbar, etc.) I have 3 displays, but only 2 of them ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS display issue on boot

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and its booting to a black screen with a cursor. Nothing happens after that so I cannot get to a login screen. I thought that it may be a graphic drivers issue so ...
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macOS: How to programmatically apply color filters on the screen?

I can apply color filters using macOS settings. I want to do this programmatically. I'm okay with using private APIs (this is for personal use).
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Is 1366 x 768 on 15.6 laptop blurry

I purchased an HP Laptop - 15t-dy100 which is 15.6 inch with 15.6" diagonal HD SVA BrightView micro-edge WLED-backlit (1366 x 768) The screen does not look sharp and kind of blurry. Is that ...
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How can I calibrate contrast on my laptop screen on Windows 10 without external controllers?

I recently noted that photos edited on my computer look very different on my mobile phone. I thus concluded that I might want to calibrate my laptop screen. There is a built-in calibration tool in ...
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How to set up multiple distinct display configurations in Windows 10?

To get it out the way: I'm not asking how to make a multi-monitor a setup. I already have one. I need to have a few separate setups which I could switch to and from easily. My setup consists of: 3 ...
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In windows 10, in a multi multi monitor setup, my second monitor never goes to sleep

When my PC goes into sleep, my first monitor goes into sleep but my second monitor stays on displaying black. The windows power plan is set to switch off the monitors after 10 minutes. And it's indeed ...
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How to Adjust Off-Screen Space in Windows?

On a regular Windows screen, I can move programs off-screen but to a different extent based on the direction: To the bottom (south) I can move them very far so that complete windows almost disappear; ...
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How do move alignment line in Intellij in code-view portfolio?

I would like to move with this alignment in Intellij vertically or just simply remove it. Screenshot from Intellij I am trying to find options for that particular aligment in Settings but can not find ...
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Is it possible to customize the display dimensions in Windows?

Say my entire screen display is 20x20 cm, would it possible to shrink the display to something like 4 cm x 12 cm and ideally move the display anywhere on the monitor? When shrinking, the behaviour ...
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My monitor doesn't work with win10

I have a monitor that does not work with my win10 laptop. I checked everything with my other laptop and the same cable (hdmi), monitor works no problem. I also tried my laptop with other monitor and ...
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Inconsistent Display Color in Charging and non-charging state

I bought the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 couple of weeks ago and I use it for work so much that I have to charge it twice a day. The problem is that I have noticed a sudden improvement in the Color of the ...
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My color management profile isn't loading correctly on Windows 10

I just got a new monitor, a LG27GN950-B 4k with good color depth. Out of the box it looked alright but I went through the windows Color Management calibration to make it look a little more to my ...
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Display a thick border for maximized windows in Windows 10?

I have a 32" monitor that lacks a horizontal size and position adjustment (yep, it's a cheapo monitor!). The other annoyance with this monitor is that the 4 leftmost pixels of every row are off ...
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Different Resolutions Between Host - Client with Steam In-Home Streaming

My desktop PC has a 1080p project attached and is not particularly accessible for constant replugging. My other laptop has a 27" 1440p monitor attached. I've been trying to use the 1440p monitor ...
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Shortcut to switch main display

I have my TV hooked up to my PC, which also has its own monitors. I have a controller and wireless keyboard attached to the PC with Bluetooth when I control the PC from my couch, and a wired keyboard ...
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Windows 10 multiple monitors keep changing positions in display settings

I have two monitors and their arrangement is horizontal in the display settings ([2][1]). My problem is that every time I wake my computer up I see that they've changed to a vertical layout, where the ...
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In Notepad++, how to display control character (< 0x20) as SOX or NUL or DC4 in hexadecimal instead of as a key?

I analyse a Oracle backup file created EXP Oracle command line program. Notepad++ displays following screen I search to obtain same display where all characters lower than 0x20 and currently ...
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How do i Restore the default Text look/quality on my windows?

Ok, This might sound dumb but i wanna know how do i restore the Text look or Text Quality on my Windows 10. Im not talking about the font but the look/quality of the text. I was trying to install HAXM ...
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Dell U3014 suddenly has poor display quality without any apparent changes to the system

My Dell U3014 has been working perfectly since I purchased it in 2015. This morning I started working and all of a sudden the picture on the Dell is noticeably worse than it was yesterday, the ...
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How to create shortcut or hotkey to quickly switch display settings for 3 external monitors from extended to mirrored for screens 2 and 3?

I am an Air Force recruiter using a Windows 10 computer with 3 external monitors connected. Monitors 1 and 2 are primarily for my use and Monitor 3 is set up for an applicant to view. Typically, ...
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How do I find the location of the picture saved on my lock screen?

I want to save the picture that comes up when i enter my pw but can't find it's location. Any searches that come up are either how to change it or isn't what i am looking for. Also, the main image ...
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ubuntu VM gets stuck and can't reach login page when launching on virtualbox (Windows host OS)

issue: When I launch my Ubuntu 20.04 VM with virtual box 6.1, everything goes as normal up until the retrieving the log in page. At this point I am instead presented with a blank and unresponsive (...
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Display appearing as 2 screens

When I look at the display properties, my main laptop monitor is being assigned 2 numbers. Because this was a new one on me and I did not notice it. I also had an external monitor connected. I wanted ...
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Windows 10 shows command prompt when clicking Display Settings on context menu

Whenever I right-click on my desktop and click Display Settings or Personalize, this command prompt shows for a quarter of a second (luckily I was able to screenshot it). It also does the same when ...
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How to adjust the maximum white (NOT overall brightness) on an LCD computer monitor (display/screen)?

My eyes are hurting from computer use. I use dark colors when possible, but some applications only use bright white backgrounds. They are resulting in physical pain in my eyes. I have turned my ...
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Comments/Review pane alternates between expanded and collapsed view (picture)

Within the same Word file, the comments/review pane is displaying in one of two ways: either collapsed or expanded. Within a page, the display is the same, but across pages, the displays are ...
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Text in Kali Linux showing up as grainy or pieces missing

I think it may be a problem with the font but I am not sure. I have changed the font and rebooted but nothing happens. I have also tried this command: "sudo apt-get install --reinstall fonts-cantarell"...
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MS Word 2019: Limit text boundaries display to margins (exclude paragraphs)?

In Word 2019, when you enable "Display text boundaries," the result shows margin boundaries (desirable) but also lines between paragraphs (not desirable). Is there a way to limit the display to only ...
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How to circumvent MacOS Catalina Bug with reset to 100% Display Brightness?

I have a late 2015 iMac running Mac OS Catalina (10.15.4) which drives me nuts, as it resets the display brightness to 100% after sleep. I use the machine mainly for image processing - so I use a ...
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Remote desktop use only one monitor at home to match my remote setup

I've searched for this a lot and everyone seems to want the opposite of what I'm looking for. In my office setup I have two monitors, but before being sent to work from home I unplugged one so I ...
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Emulate a display in Ubuntu Linux

I am trying to create some explainer content on an Ubuntu 19.10 machine. I have an i5 4th gen processor and an AMD Radeon R7 graphics card in my hardware. But I use an old monitor whose resolution is ...
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Dell P2417H monitor display issues

I ran the self-test on Dell P2419H, can someone confirm if this is acceptable on the text displayed? https://imgur.com/KhEj9s8 Looks very pixelated but Dell support said it's normal.
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Monitor OSD menu not showing on a IIYAMA ProLite display (maybe after having plugged an HDMI device)

Context I have a desktop monitor, namely a IIyama ProLite E2403WS. I was able to plug this screen to a Lenovo laptop (Ubuntu 18.04) using a VGA cable (which is its only physical option to connect a ...
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hotkey for display settings on win 10

I have 3 screens with 2 computers which I use for personal stuff and work. I'm trying to avoid buying things like a KVM as my mouse and keyboard have already a built-in method for that. I am looking ...
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Change monitor pixel dimensions using software on Windows 10

I have an Emerson LE220EM3 TV I am using for a second monitor. The image it projects stretches about 65 pixels beyond the border of the casing. For example, my taskbar and minimize/close buttons are ...
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Windows setting “Fix scaling for apps” - what does it do?

In the Windows 10 settings (as of version 1809), there is a setting "Fix scaling for apps" (under Settings -> Display -> Advanced Scaling Settings), with a toggle switch that says: Let Windows try ...

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