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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 ...
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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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Optimum display resolution can't be achieved with Intel HD 4000 graphics card

Every distro I use does not recognise the Intel HD 4000 internal graphics card, which is not recognized, and I am unable to set my monitor optimum resolution. I have tried xrandr, but that's not a ...
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Dual screen setup on xorg.conf.d enabling Hdmi and Displaylink devices in Xinerama/Multihead configuration?

This /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-displaylink.conf sends framebuffer content to virtual terminal as long it is getty-related output, but only shows blinking cursor on X11-related desktop on vt12 (virtual ...
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Remote Desktop between two Windows 10 machines, how to disable DPI synchronization

I work on a Windows 10 laptop, using Remote Desktop into another Windows 10 machine elsewhere. What I do on my local machine (personal stuff: email, browsing, Excel) and on the remote machine (work ...
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How to mock up a virtual display on a Windows 10 VM

Running from an amazon VM with windows 10, I want to mirror the screen with an application through a web interface. Ideally I would like to Mock up a custom screen that mirrors the clients ...
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is this an issue with my monitor , or is it just in windows 10 settings?

basically it is and horizontal line shadow-like and it appears better in black screen but it is everywhere.
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Windows 10 “Save as” and “Open as” window changes the layout automatically by itsself

In Windows 10 I've recently encountered an issue where my setting "Big symbols", "sorted by name" and "uncategorized" is somehow being replaced by "Sorted by day"... (image for reference) Basically ...
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Is it possible to configure on 1 Laptop with 3 Display: 2 External and 1 Internal with different DPIs?

I've got the Laptop's display, and 2 external Display connected via DP. I want the Laptop display to have at least 150% dpi, whereas the external displays can stay at 100% DPI. Why is this not ...
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Screen setting in Windows 10 doesn't enlarge everything

Following this post I successfully changed the name of my user folder of my Windows 10 pc. Now, since I have some vision problems, I would like to enlarge everything on my screen, as it was with the ...
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How to install virtual display in windows server 2016?

I have VPS with Server 2016. I need to extend my desktop. Max resolution is 2560x1600 but I need more. Is it possible to add virtual monitor so I can extend my desktop? Tried Virtual display manager - ...
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How can I get apps to be visible on only one out of multiple taskbars?

I just did a reinstall of windows and can't figure out how I had this set before, but previously, if I had a few browser windows open in chrome, for example, I could drag 2 of those windows to monitor ...
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Turn monitors off on Windows 10 on Remote Desktop Connection

I am looking to disable my two monitors and turn them off once I connect to my Windows 10 Machine over remote desktop, if I walk out of the office and leave my machine on for remote access, the two ...
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Extend displays no longer working after Win 10 update

After a recent Windows 10 update my 2nd monitor is no longer working. I get a blank screen and it responds to Extend these Displays by lighting up and showing the HDMI input for few seconds, but I ...
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Firefox hide or disable More tools and Options icons

I've been looking into a way to disable the More tools and Options icons on Firefox but couldn't get too much success. Our company has a few public computers running on Win10 and Firefox 69.0 (64-bit)...
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Increase font size of the “Find” feature of Google Chrome?

I'm getting older but I still have a keen interest in Asian languages. With my eyesight not as good as it used to be I've increased the default font size in Windows which affects just about all of ...
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visual studio code debug C++ variable shows too much

I am using visual studio code to debug C++ code. The problem is when the process stopped at the break point and I check the variable, there is too much information and I cannot find what I need. e.g. ...
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Dual monitor cross-sytem configuration

The problem I have installed 2 operating systems and switch using grub2: Windows 10 Kubuntu 18.10 Whenever switching, the secondary monitor will either not be detected or will be set to disabled. ...
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My computer's display goes bright and dark automatically

I have a Windows 10 PC but recently I realised that when I look at something bright my screen turns its brightness down but when I look at something dark my brightness goes bright? I don't know I'm ...
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Windows 10 - Change Display Numbers / Identity

I can get to the display setting where I can re-order displays: But is it possible to actually re-number them as well? The reason simply re-ordering doesn't fit my use case, is because other ...
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display of my 700-15ISK (ideapad) is turned off after 5 minutes in spite of being set to be on for 60 minutes?

In spite of editing the power plan as such: The display is turned off after 5 minute mouse inactivation and the computer is locked which makes me enter the password each time. How can I ...
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Change time after which locked computer turns off display [duplicate]

I have (I think) a standard sleep / turn off display settings in my Windows 10: Yet my computer turns off display after 30 seconds since locking the computer. If I lock computer manually, display's ...
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How do I make the Windows command prompt opacity settings permament?

My question is super simple, although somewhat specific and I can't find anything online. So I want to change the color and opacity of my Windows 10 Command Prompt. I've been able to do that just ...
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Win 10 Dual Monitor Settings

I need help with win 10 system to configure dual monitor. That i trying to achieve is then my monitors goes blank in let say 10 min. I need 1 off them go off and another one to stay on newer go to ...
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How to turnoff refresh rate of a screen for few seconds

I am doing a research project in which I want to freeze the LCD display of my computer for 10 seconds. I am looking for a program or software code in which after pressing enter the screen pixels ...
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How to change the language in Show fixes suggestions in VSCode

I've recently discovered that despite all my VS Code installation is in English, and the default language in settings is English, I get Polish language in "Show fixes": Polish language in "Show fixes"...
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Setting different settings for second display on Windows10

Is it possible to set turn off screen time for second display a different number than the first display?
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Can I decrease refresh rate of my monitor to 1 FPS

I was curious to see how displays work and would like to see screen drawing slowly at 1 FPS. How is it possible to see? if not possible can we emulate it with any video players like FFmpeg ? or ...
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Cannot change resolution because drop down menu is flickering on Windows 10

This is happening on a new laptop. I removed Windows 10 Home and replaced it with Windows 10 Enterprise. I installed these drivers( https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ROG-Strix-SCAR-II/HelpDesk_Download/) ...
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3rd row of system tray not visible if I'm not looking at display tab of Settings application in Windows 10

Now this is extremely weird for me. I've three rows in my system tray. I'm on Windows 10 machine (Dual monitor) with below system information: OS Name : Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Version 10.0....
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How to properly line up 4 screens (two stacked rows) in Windows 10?

I have a quad-monitor setup (two stacked rows of two monitors) and a PC running Windows 10. Problem The problem is that the intersection point of the monitors never lines up perfectly. The four ...
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Windows 10 night light color not returned when mode turned off

I have a dual monitor setup I just upgraded to identical Samsung monitors and a single AMD Radeon RX580 graphics card. I also have two computers hooked up to both. After installation I had one ...
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How can I offset my monitor from the center?

This question might be a bit odd, but due to a damaged screen, I need to adjust my LG 32 inch 4K monitor to be offset from the center. I've already adjusted the resolution to reduce the width. Now, I ...
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How to turn off screen with PowerShell?

I need to be able to turn off my screen instantly manually. I tried powercfg /change monitor-timeout-ac 0, but looks like setting the value to 0 turns it to never. Values like 0.1 also change it to ...
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Windows 10 text garbled in VirtualBox 6.0 as guest OS

Why is Windows 10 text garbled / distorted / jumbled when running as a guest OS under VirtualBox 6.0.0 on macOS Mojave? The text issue seems isolated to Windows dialogs. The more I interact with the ...
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Whose settings are used at the Win10 and Win7 login screens?

There are times when I want the settings I setup as an Admin for both my Win10 and Win7 machines to apply to the login screen. The only problem is that I'm not entirely sure which user's settings ...
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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 Settings Disappeared

After manually installing the Windows 10 1809 update, the display brightness option disappeared from my battery panel, the mobility center and the power options in the control panel. It's still ...
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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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