Questions tagged [laptop-display]

Use for questions concerning the built-in primary display of a laptop, tablet, or other portable computer. For questions about a separate display device connected to a laptop, use the [external-display] tag.

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How can I improve my laptop screen's video quality with dark scenes (color banding)?

I have an HP ZBook G2 laptop with a DreamColor screen, Nvidia Quadro K5100M graphics adapter, and Windows 10. When I bought the laptop in 2016, it offered multiple choices for screens and graphics ...
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Laptop screen flashing horizontal lines

I have a 3 year old Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga, 2nd Gen with an 2550x1440 OLED display: https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x1/Thinkpad-X1-Yoga-2nd-Gen/p/22TP2TXX12Y Around a year ago ...
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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 to disable external monitors connected to mac book pro without physically disconnecting them

I have 3 external monitors connect to mac book pro .. how ever some time I just want only one monitor, Instead of disconnecting the other two I was looking for a way to disable them , and reenable ...
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Weird black rectangles and other graphical anomalies when gaming

I have an ASUS Strix Scar 3. I have the following problem of this weird, black artifacting on my screen. Here are some examples: https://imgur.com/a/OUG2Z61 another example here: https://imgur.com/a/...
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Weird black rectangles and other artefacts when playing certain video games

I have an ASUS Strix Scar 3. I have the following problem of this weird, black artifacting on my screen: https://imgur.com/a/OUG2Z61 another example here: https://imgur.com/a/LWpVOe4 It happens way ...
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Can a laptop be used as second monitor? [duplicate]

I have two systems, a Ubuntu PC and a Ubuntu laptop. I wonder if there is any way (wireless) to use my laptop as a second display? Because my laptop is too slow nowadays.
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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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Dell 3542 display

Horizontal pink and blue flickering lines appearing on Dell 3542 laptop display. They don't appear as I start my laptop. They take a few minutes to appear after startup. Any guess what could be wrong ?...
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Horizontal pink line on my HP Pavilion 15, how do I fix it?

I use my 1yr old HP Pavilion for WFH, so its on for around 12 hrs or so every single day. Yesterday, I put it on sleep mode and when I turn it on today I see a pinkish horizontal line over the screen ...
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Uniform frame dropping on Lenovo C940 FHD (vsync issue?)

I recently got a Lenovo C940 notebook, the FHD option. The display is LG-made 1920x1080 IPS and EDID shows supported refresh rates of 60.020Hz and 47.999Hz. The graphics card is Intel Iris Plus (Intel ...
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Display resolution accepted terminal a not all acceptes by adding to gui

I know of two ways to set the resolution of a notebook LVDS display higher than its physical resolution. Both variants work in general, but I can't set a screen resolution as high as the one that ...
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Connect a laptop as a secondary monitor via HDMI port of a graphics card

My desktop has a NVIDIA GT 730. It has both VGA and HDMI port. My desktop monitor is connected in VGA port of the graphics card. Now, can I connect my old Laptop as a secondary screen via a HDMI cable ...
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How should I clean these faint yellow spots on my display?

It happened two days ago. I thought I had unknowingly used my laptop without sanitizing my hands, so I had sprayed the sanitizer on the keyboard. After that, I closed the left my laptop unused for ...
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Query about connections while upcycling a laptop display into a secondary monitor

I want to use the display panel from my old laptop (Dell XPS L502X) as a secondary monitor. The panel is B156HW01 V.7. The control board I'm thinking of is this. Now the panel itself has some metallic ...
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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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Pink and green horizontal lines on the top of the screen

Three days ago suddenly my laptop screen started freezing up.It freezes intermittently say for 5 seconds and then is okay on its own.Then within a minute this repeats.Simultaneously I have pink and ...
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Maximized window of Notepad++ overflows onto second display

I am using an external monitor with my laptop. When I am maximizing notepad++ on laptop, the window of notepad++ overflows to the other display. It is hard to show the pixels that overflow. You can ...
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Advanced Display Settings is missing on Dell Dell Latitude 5591 laptop running Windows 10 Enterprise

I have a Dell Latitude 5591 laptop running Windows 10 Enterprise: https://youtu.be/LpQnhFvJ6no?t=63 and many other sites state that there is an Advanced Display Settings button/link on the Display ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad G560 BIOS on an external display

I had an accident and my laptop screen was completely unusable, the rest of the components work properly because I connected an external monitor to check it. The problem is that I cannot access the ...
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How can I know what model is my laptop display is?

I am not sure if this question belongs in this forum. If not, please guide me so that I will know where to post any follow up questions. Question: I have an old laptop from several years ago that I ...
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Laptop screen displaying white / static noise

I'm not sure how to describe this other than white noise, video here. Processor is an i7-7700HQ. Render GPU is an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti - just updated to driver 26.21.14.4166 12/06/2019. Any ...
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Difference between 16:9 and 16:10 aspect ratio based on laptop's display size

I know that the 16:10 aspect ratio gives more vertical area than the 16:9 aspect ratio. I'm planning on buying a new laptop with a 4K UHD display, and my question is if a 15.6 inch display with an ...
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Mabook Pro: replace with display assembly from later model possible?

Can the display assembly in a MacBook Pro 15" late 2008 ( MacBookPro5,1) be replaced with a display assembly from a later model with identical Model Number A1286 and size (15.4")? The APN for the ...
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How to fix the LED backlight on my Dell laptop?

I have a Dell Precision M3800 notebook that's served me well over the years. A few months ago I dropped it and ever since the display has had problems. The LCD itself is fine, but the LED backlight ...
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Dell UltraSharp UHD SHP1430 — Name the defect?

Purchased a new Precision 7530 from Dell.com, chose 'the' UHD UltraSharp display. There are two hardware options for the UHD -- SHP1430 and I think the other is SHP1540. I got a defective SHP1430 ...
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Using a laptop as a monitor for a console

I was able to play my xbox on my laptop while it was plugged into my smart tv and my dad was using the tv watching a show I have a friend who wants to use their laptop as a monitor for an Xbox One - ...
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Laptop built-in screen stays dark, but backlight and external displays work

This morning my Sony Vaio laptop (core i7, Windows 8.1, Radeon graphics) from 2013 booted just fine (LED behavior, fan) and I observed backlight action on the built-in screen (it changed between ...
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Akoya P6643 Display distorted image when changing angle / Inspiron Display only visible with Torch

My used bought laptop has a screen issue: When moving the display e.g. changing the angle, I would get some distorted image. I had this exact problem with my Inpsiron N5030 and fixed it by ...
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New laptop screen only works for 1 second after resolution changes

After smashing my old laptop LCD, I ordered a replacement part from a dismantled 2nd hand laptop. I attached the screen, and the first time I turned it on the screen worked perfectly. Since a reboot ...
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Dell Inspiron 15-7577 Windows 10 - Huge Title Bars and Cursors

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with a 4k screen running Windows 10. In order to actually read any type of text, I reduce the resolution from 3840x2160 to a very normal 1920x1080 without any font ...
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Calibrating a wide gamut display

Wide gamut displays have started becoming more and more common these days and yet Windows 10 still isn't a color managed OS so I am assuming that other people might be having similar issues as well. ...
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My laptop display doesn't work, but does emit a “black light”

The display of my laptop, a Dell inspiron 1545 PP41L, all of a sudden didn't show any picture anymore. But it does give of light, but everything is black. What I was doing: Trying to restore the MBR. ...
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How do I make it so my Windows 10 laptop does not force a screen refresh/redraw when opening the lid? [duplicate]

I have my power settings for closing the lid set to "Do Nothing". In the past when I used this setting on Windows XP & 7 HP & Dell laptops, the screen just went to black when I closed the lid, ...
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I have a white vertical line on my laptop screen

I have a white vertical line on my laptop screen. It must be a hardware problem, as it appears, whatever the screen is showing. This is a pic I made with my phone: The laptop is a Lenovo G780. It ...
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Why does VNC work when my laptop has no picture on the internal or external display?

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro (15-inch) running High Sierra (10.13.4). My problem is that the display is blank and external displays connected via the Mini Displayport on the side don't recognize a ...
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Connect Mini-PC to Laptop

I got a mini pc. In fact, this one. I need a way to set it up, but I'm not sure how because, I don't have a monitor. The only thing I have is my MacBook Pro. My question is, out-of-the-box, is there ...
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Toshiba Satellite L650D display broken

The laptop screen doesn't work. External via VGA works like on the photo below: I read somewhere that by pressing shift+f8+power button after taking out and putting back in the battery might fix the ...
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How to scare people when they touch my laptop screen?

I would like to discourage people from touching my screen. I have a touch screen laptop, and sometimes people come to explain stuff to me, and point out with their fingers and touch my screen. I ...
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My screen doesn't display anything, only the backlight works

I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this problem. I use an hp ProBook 4540s and I'm not quite sure why but whenever I restart the PC ( whether after a Windows update or perhaps after a ...
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Yellow Tint in new laptop [duplicate]

I have newest Latitude 5490 with 8th gen i7 and 16gb of RAM. The screen of my laptop is little bit yellowish in comparison to my previous laptop (Latitude 5480). I have updated all the drivers and ...
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How can I turn off the autodim feature on my Linux laptop so it actually stays off?

I have a vintage GD8000 laptop running Linux Mint 18.3, and I'm having trouble turning off the autodim feature. I have turned off autodimming in Mint's preferences, and I have also turned it off in ...
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How to check if a laptop display is working before replacing?

I'm going to get a new display for my laptop from another laptop which is not turning on. Is there a way to get confirmed that the display is working (not a thorough test; in a basic way) by using ...
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Laptop's backlight turns on with Integrated GFX, but not Discrete GFX

I have an MSI GT72 from 2014. A few weeks back, the MXM GTX980M died. Since then, I have been able to use the computer just fine with only the integrated GPU. Today, we installed a new MXM GTX980M. ...
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Why does right side of my laptop screen display appear black?

I have a HP laptop with Windows 7 as the OS. I don't know why but since some time the right side of the display looks black. It looks like this: And, I think if you zoom on, you can see that the ...
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How does windows controll display settings?

The reason I came up with this question is because the brightness controll of my laptop didn't work. So my question is how does windows 10 change the brightness of the display? Does it just change ...
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Dust stuck on Laptop Screen

The image u can view, is of my laptop screen, on which the dust is stuck and does not come out easily. The dust from keyboard keys over the time when laptop kept in bad position, the dust sticks on ...
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Device to swap display input?

I'm looking for a device that will let me patch in my laptop when needed to my desktop setup. I have two monitors using hdmi and dvi-I from my gfx card. I want to be able to hookup my laptop when I ...
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Laptop - Display parts turning yellow intermittently

I have got a laptop that lately is giving me a hard time. Here is a demo gif any idea on why this is happening? I haven't dropped or hit the laptop, I just turned it on, and this appeared. I ...
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Laptop only turns on when screen cable is disconnected

I recently bought a hot air station and have been practicing how to use it on all the old broken devices I can find. This laptop (an hp 425) had this problem that it wouldn't turn on, no image on ...