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Why do screenshots appear black when playing games

I was just curious to know why normal print screen methods (PowerShell methods, PrintScrn button etc.) just show up black screen when playing fullscreen video games, couldn't find anything to answer ...
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New graphics card not recognised by PC

I wanted a graphics card for my PC (an HP Pavilion 500-081ea) and was advised to get an ASUS GTX 1650 Phoenix OC 4GB Card. I have installed the card, including software and drivers, but the card is ...
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What driver does Linux use for generic UEFI video

Let's say I don't have the vendor specific GPU driver on the Linux distro. What is the generic driver that's used when booted in UEFI mode? I know it's not VESA. I checked the DRM github page and can'...
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Do I need to make changes in Bios? I am having an issue upgrading my ram in my Alienware Aurora R4

I bought 2 Patriot Viper 16GB kits to upgrade to 32GB on my Alienware Aurora R4 and I am getting no video signal no beeps just fans roaring as if it was starting up normal with these installed. But ...
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View PC graphics output without monitor

I recently inherited an older PC running win7 and I wanted to see if it still works, the issue is I don't have an VGA monitor and VGA is all the computer supports, so at the moment, there is no way ...
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Blurry / not sharp / pixely picture on TV (used as monitor)

I have a panasonic TV that I am using as a monitor on my desktop PC. When first bought I have used the integrated video card with a VGA cable and the best possible resolution but I wasn't happy with ...
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PS4 + Linux + POL + space engineers?

A friend recently purchased space engineers for me. I quickly discovered my PC could not handle it on windows, much less POL. Because of my old CPU socket and the fact my CPU would clench my GPU if I ...
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Windows 10 graphics output to monitor black screen

A co-worker tried to connect a windows 10 laptop to an external monitor. The monitor was never picked up in the first place and he right clicked on the home screen, went to graphics output and set it ...
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Is there a way of scripting the “Roll Back Driver” feature of Window's Device Manager?

I need to roll back my graphic cards drivers once in a while(It's a long story.) and I have tried scripts using devmanview which worked great for disabling and enabling my drivers(and uninstalling it) ...
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Trouble installing emulator software (windows 10)

I have a pretty old but descent laptop Acer Aspire 5738Z-4111. I wanted to install an emulator software but all show that my graphic drivers are out of date ( except bluestacks emulator which I have ...
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Text mode at startup + startx?

I'm trying to boot my Trisquel GNU/Linux distro directly from text mode, as I don't want to load the GUI if it's not necessary. I would like to work in tty1 until I type startx, which would start all ...
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Slow Qt resize on Gnome 3

I am experiencing slow resize behaviour for Qt applications on Gome 3(.18) on Fedora 23. The problem is that the bounding window resizes faster than the contents and random flicker or whatever its ...
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Connect monitor without taking an extra PCI-e slot or using on-board graphics

I have a Supermicro x9dri-ln4f+ connected to a microscope. It needs to have USB3, a high-res lag free display and 10GbE in same server. Currently my 6 PCIe slots look like: #1-4: important cards, #5:...
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How will running two displays (same image) affect performance

I want to run the same image on two screens the colour should be the same and so should the red but one is a slightly bigger screen would this affect the performance of the Pc I have a GeForce gtx ...
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How do I convert a JPEG file into a black and white (1-bit) monochrome TIFF in Ubuntu?

JPEG is a scan of a text document so not much to loose in terms of colour/tones. convert foo.jpg -flatten -monochrome bar.tif gives convert: BitsPerSample 1 not allowed for JPEG. 'JPEGSetupEncode' ...
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How to identify manipulated specs on laptop [closed]

I bought a new laptop and I installed the drivers for NVIDIA GT920M and Intel HD6000. I can find both the graphics under Display Adapters in the Device Manager on Windows 7. I have my doubts and ...
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Why does installing GeForce GT 730 1GB graphics card steal RAM?

I just installed this card and now system memory says 4GB RAM (only 3.19 usable). Is it not using it's own one GiB of RAM? I'm running Windows 10 32 bit OS. 64bit processor. GeForce 6100PM-M2 Mobo ...
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Does a graphics-intensive game need a faster Internet connection than one with less intense graphics?

Would we require a stronger internet connection for a more graphic demanding game? For example: 4 persons play multiplayer of Counter Strike 1.6 (Which is not a very graphic demanding game) on a ...
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Can a powerful graphics card slow laptop down?

I've recently bought a new laptop - DELL Inspiron 15 from 5000 series. It includes a 4GB graphics card while having only 4GB of RAM. The problem is, the laptop works slower than any of my other ...
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Windows 10 and Linux Mint 17.3 dualboot breaking

So I fixed my previous question by getting a valid UEFI installer disk and completely formatting my SSD. I installed Windows 10 on half of it and installed Linux Mint 17.3 afterwards following this ...
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Templates text box in Adobe Acrobat

I use text boxes to comment on pdfs, and there are abut 50 comments that I reuse often with minor changes. currently, I am just copying the text from a word file, and pasting it a text box in the pdf. ...
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HP Pavillion 15 ab032tx graphics issue

I just got a new HP laptop a couple of months ago. The problem is that the text looks blurred on all applications dialog boxes, even the Windows default applications like Computer Management, Disk ...
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Is a printer's 2400 x 1200 dpi overkill for a Mac?

I'm an absolute amateur when it comes to anything IT. I need a new printer and need help in finding the right route to take. I used HP for years and years and, possibly irrationally, decided I ...
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Second computer monitor left side has lines and weird discolorations

I tested the cord and had the monitor replaced. Same issue. The only thing I can think of is the graphics card. Are there any other things I could be missing? I have a GTX 680 for reference. Thank you!...
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Enabling graphics acceleration for OpenGL over remotely via VPN from Ubuntu client(my laptop)to Windows server(computation is here)

I have an access to Internet via a Wifi. Then, I have a VPN connection established from my Ubuntu laptop to a LAN network. In that network there is my Windows Machine where computation happens using ...
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Strange character while boot up (Windows not booting)

Today when I start my PC after Acer logo all character were strange and unreadable. And Windows is not booting. I tried to reinstall Windows but the system will restart every time before installation ...
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How to use inbuilt GPU and external GPU at the same time?

I was trying to record a video of a game. I use an external GPU all the time, but I have inbuilt graphics (that I turned off). So I'm just wondering if I could use the inbuilt graphics for recording ...
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Will my video card support dual monitors

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7500 series video card and I don't know if it will support dual monitors. I researched everywhere and I cannot find anything that states it can support two monitors.
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Has my CPU Intel Xeon E5-2650 integrated graphics?

I need to mod my GPU with a custom cooling-system, and wanted to know if I can simply run my PC without the GPU in it. It seems like I should be searching for terms like "integrated graphics", "CPU ...
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image from video is black

I have been trying to grab an image from video using Print Screen. When I view it in Irfan View it looks perfectly normal, but when I try to upload it to Stack Exchange the image is black. I even ...
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Display looks fuzzy / broken on my desktop running Windows 7 with an MSI GeForce 960 GPU

I installed my PC with Windows 7 as my OS and I have an MSI GeForce 960 GPU, but it seems to be giving me some problems. Every color transition doesn’t go smoothly and it just looks very fuzzy. I ...
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Scaling and rotation of image without depending on EXIF data?

Is there such a thing as a simple image editor for Linux which allowed for scaling and rotating the image without using EXIF data for the scaling and rotation? So far have I tried EOG, Shotwell, and ...
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Graphics Card Dead out of box?

So I'm building a new (Budget) PC to hackintosh, and I get the parts and plug it all in (PSU, RAM, GPU) and the monitor reads "No Input Signal" from both the VGA port and the DVI port. So I think "Ok ...
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Right click on toolbar icons present graphical glitch

I can't post a photo because I am too new. The window that pops up on right click for the toolbar icons in win8 is blue and the pin to task bar and close application icons are larger. AMD drivers are ...
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Crop a range of images to the same size

I have a series of images I would like to crop by having a 'cropping rectangle' of fixed size, that I can position slightly differently on each image to be cropped. If I resized them, they would all ...
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Graphics controller or display screen?

I don't know where to ask this. Actually my Sony laptop (e-series) started having problems with the display. Most part of the display won't show properly. Bad colors. While starting the screen looks ...
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How can I disable this in cmd?

Right basically I had a glitching laptop keyboard, even with an external, it still persisted. I uninstalled my default keyboard and enabled 'Prevent Installation of Devices not described by other ...
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Nvidia Settings best to reduce tearing

I'm trying to reduce video tearing. (Noticeable in games and youtube videos when full screen. On a 16:9 1080p monitor.) I have read several forums and tried changing refresh rate using compizmanager....
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system thread exception not handled - upgraded graphics driver and now can't view photos

I have a relatively new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD Radeon A6-6310 graphics. My computer would randomly give me a BSOD with the error message "System Thread Exception not handled" while watching ...
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Nvidia Quadro 5600 fx, and high end games

I bought the above card for work purposes. I was shocked to find its not as good as the geforce series for gaming. Given its spec, i assumed this would be fine. I am trying to use the card for ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI out and DisplayPort with daisy chaining simultaneously?

Specifically, I'd be interested in if such a combo works on notebooks with graphic adapters such as the Geforce GTX 850M . E.G.: Monitor 1: internal Monitor 2: external via HDMI Monitor 3,4,5... ...
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Graphics card utility that enables moving image(display) area of the screen to the right

Default resolution of my laptop's screen is 1366 x 768 if I change it to the 1280 x 768 Intel HD graphics utility let me choose to: Center the image(I got black stripes of equal size on the both ...
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(Constant Crashes and BSOD)[fixed] FPS lag and infequent crashes when trying to run games windows 7 64bit

I recently had to reformat my computer and prior to this reformat I was running GTA 5 perfectly fine on the highest settings, the settings that had been optimized by "The GeForce Experience", a ...
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Can't start Weston anymore

For a few weeks, I haven't been able to start Weston anymore on my Arch Linux machine. My Graphics card is: $ glxinfo | grep 'renderer string' OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ivybridge ...
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Is it possible to have a higher power GPU integrated into the motherboard?

This is an idea ive been pondering for a bit in my spare time, but i have no hardware engineering knowledge to know if this is just crazy or if its a possibility. Is it possible to integrate a high ...
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How to force Windows 8.1 to use only part of the screen? [duplicate]

A white vertical stripe appeared on my laptop's screen today. Luckily it is on the side of the screen. My screen is 1366 x 768 I would like to force system to use only 1300 x 768(don't use 66 vertical ...
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Trying to install new graphics card and get beeping on start up

I am trying to install an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Super Clocked The card does not require external PCIe power. It requires a 300 watt minimum power supply, which is what I have. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Can someone explain what “video acceleration” is?

Basically, a user came to me complaining that when she opened a certain video file in VLC, she received an error saying: "Your video output acceleration driver does not support the required ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 can't be installed in Asus K43SV(Intel Core i3-2310m@2,1 GHz)

I'd been trying to install Intel HD Graphics 3000 for my notebook with differences version, but nothing. I've gotten massage from system "Your computer doesn't meet the minimum requirement for ...
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Screen capture appears black even after editing

I am having problems getting a screen capture. Even after I paste the picture into IrfanView, crop it, save it to file and reopen it, the problem is still there. It shows correctly in Irfanview, but ...

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