Questions tagged [resolution]

The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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Super-high resolution on my Acer chromebook 14

There is a display setting for a resolution of 2400*1350. And I am pretty sure that the spec for the display is full HD (1920*1080) So My question is: is this the real hardware level resolution, or ...
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Change resolution of Windows 2012 terminal window

I have a UI test program which opens a browser to test and then it takes a screenshot at the end of the test. The screenshot comes with good resolution (I can see all the contents on the browser) when ...
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Why I have bad screen resolution in bios on my laptop?

I have a bit boring problem: When I am trying to install any os on my laptop or use any bootloader, what using only bios output without more drivers, I always get bad screen resolution. (After ...
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Text and other icons appear really small or really large on internal and external displays

Using: HP Spectre x360 laptop 15" 3840 x 2160 Windows 10, HP 27wm monitor 27" 1920 x 1080, Visual Studio 2015, Tableau 10.2 Note: Forgive my lack of technical speaking. I am not fluent with computer ...
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See the whole screen when installing Linux on VMWare vSphere 5.1.0

I'm using VMWare vSphere 5.1.0 on Windows 10 and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a new virtual machine I just created. All is good, excepted the screen is so tiny I can't see or click the buttons ...
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Adjust Cygwin's BASH console to new large montior

Wow... I've just taken delivery of a fantastic 43" 4k monitor... i.e. resolution 3840 x 2160. This monitor is not big... it is COLOSSAL. I'm in the process of taming and upgrading various apps and ...
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Monitor connected via HDMI does not seem to display FullHD

I have a 2nd monitor connected to my laptop (lenovo y700) via HDMI. The resolution of the monitor is 1920x1080 but here`s the problem: - if I use extend the picture on the monitor isn't 'crisp' and ...
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How to fake a primary monitor

I have a computer that I use for automated UI-tests (opening our application, clicking buttons, verifying that the expected outcomes happen). The only external cables are power, DVI to monitor, and ...
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Resolution Trouble with Packard Bell EN Butterfly S

I've got some trouble with a Packard Bell EN Butterfly S laptop. The resolution is stuck to 1280×800. However, the screen resolution is 1366×768. I checked with the BIOS and the problem persists : ...
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Can I replace my laptop screen with another one with a lower resolution?

My Acer Aspire laptop (Acer Aspire V3-771G-53218G75Maii) has a broken screen and I would like to replace it. It seems that this model came in two resolutions (1920×1080 and 1600×900). Can I put a ...
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Displays which can downscale resolution with keeping physical pixels

I'm seeking for displays which are able to downscale resolution without loosing image quality. As an example, considering a 1920x1080 display, if I'd set the resolution to 640x480, I'd like to see a ...
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How can I change screen resolution from command prompt in Windows 10?

I need to change my screen's resolution from the command prompt, I've tried QRes and NirCmd and both weren't able to change the screen resolution (i've already checked the syntax). Is there any way to ...
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How can i change screen resolution on mac remote control for a windows 2008 Server?

I have a Server with Windows Server 2008 which i normally control over my Windows desktop PC that has a Screen resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 px. The server tests multiple applications automatically for ...
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Which audio format truly has the best sound quality? [closed]

I've been to every website, and I've heard again and again that FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) has the best sound quality AND it compresses the file. But I'm wondering if there is a format with ...
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Connecting a 1280x720 Laptop to a high resolution screen

I have connected my laptop (which has 1280x720 resolution) to my Samsung's 4k screen. I chose my Samsung's screen as the Main display. I am not mirroring/extending the displays. The windows-7 ...
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Wrong resolution using Dual Link DVI cable

I have Gigabyte GV-N98TSL-1GI videocard and Eizo FlexScan S2410W monitor. They were connected using noname single link DVI cable. I took this DVI cable to connect a smaller monitor to other PC. So I ...
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How does Windows choose a resolution when duplicating displays?

An example: I have a Windows 7 desktop connected to a monitor with a native resolution of 1600x900 and support for several lower resolutions. I also connect a projector with a native resolution of ...
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Items on screen disproportionately sized, despite scaling setting

I have an Intel HD graphics 5500 adapter and a resolution of 1920x1080, which is the maximum for my Windows 10 laptop and I use an extra DELL monitor. I have set the scaling ("Change size of text, ...
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After manually adding higher resolution with xrandr, display does not fill screen and/or flickers

My display was at a very low resolution (1024x768) , so I added a higher resolution manually using xrandr for my BENQ G2420HDB, which is supposed to have a native resolution of 1920x1080. I succeeded ...
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High DPI Laptop, Low DPI Monitor

I've got a Surface Book which I'm running at the default resolution - 3000 x 200 - the scaling is set at 200%. Both these settings are defaults, and everything looks fine - excuse the scribbling: I ...
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How to force Windows XP not to stretch display at a lower resolution?

I am currently playing a game called Microsoft Train Simulator on my Windows XP computer. Train Simulator supports a maximum resolution of 1024x768. My graphics card, ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP, ...
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How to make ATI FirePro V4900 run 2560*1080 resolution?

I have a LG 29UM58 which runs at 2560*1080. My ATI FirePro V4900 only allows 1920*1080 on the ultrawide monitor. The ATI FirePro V4900 works fine with DELL 34 inch ultrawide with 3440*1440, but I don'...
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Handbrake “Storage Geometry” and “Display Geometry” difference

In the latest stable Handbrake release (1.0.1), under the dimensions tab there are two areas with dimension settings "Storage Geometry" and "Display Geometry". Can someone help me understand what ...
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new display's 1440p resolution cannot be employed

I bought and installed a new 2560-1440-display. I am sure of the resolution and double checked it. I first connected it to my video card (Palit GeForce 770 GTX, 2*DVI, HDMI output) through the HDMI ...
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Multiple Monitors One Screen Size is small

I have 2 monitors attached to a laptop, running windows 7, and I am using the 3 as 3 seperate monitors the they each display different things, and for some reason one of the screans in smaller than ...
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Can laptops drive external monitors at higher resolution than laptop monitor?

I'm shopping for a new laptop and struggling BIG TIME with the lack of 1920x1200 resolution. I can accept the lame 1920x1080 resolution a little easier if I knew that when docked it could still drive ...
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Generic non pnp monitor custom resolution

I've ran into a problem with my monitor when updating it to the latest AMD drivers. normally my resolution is 1920x1080, but now since the driver update it's downed to 1600x1200. In the advanced ...
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Setting non-native resolution on laptop with FullHD screen

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK laptop running Windows 10 with latest drivers for GTX950M installed from NVIDIA's site. Its native resolution is 1080p and as I understood from this question the only ...
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1366x768 to FHD TV is 1080p or not?

I was thinking to buy a new laptop with 1366x768 resolution. I like watching movies on my laptop and I want to connect it to my FHD TV and watch some movies on 1080p. Will I be able to do that even if ...
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How can two laptops have the same resolution and screen size but different pixel densities?

According to this comparison: http://laptops.specout.com/compare/6734-7129/ThinkPad-X250-vs-ThinkPad-X260 Lenovo's X250 and X260 have the same native resolution (1920x1080), the same screen size of ...
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Windows 7 Simulated Resolution (DisplayPort Reconnect)

I've recently upgraded to a 4K monitor for my Windows 7 and as many have found (e.g. in this question), using DisplayPort for the monitor causes the all of the windows to resize and reposition when ...
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Scanning resolution

At http://www.scantips.com/basics07.html it is written: The motor in the 600x1200 dpi scanner can step in 1/1200 inch steps vertically. If we select 300 dpi, it will move four steps at a time ...
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Windows 10 PC display is out of range on boot

I've been attempting to set up backlight strobing for my monitor on my Windows 10 desktop PC. The instructions told me to reboot at some point, so I did. Now, Windows boots, but I cannot see anything ...
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How to change VNC Viewer resolution in Arch Linux?

The best resolution of my monitor is 2560*1440, and the maximum resolution of my current VNC Viewer is just 1920*1200: I want to change the resolution, but unfortunately it doesn't work: $ ...
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Nvidia graphics card no longer works in Windows 10 (error: Code 43) but works in Ubuntu

Currently, when I boot into Windows, one monitor stays black (undetected), and the other can only display 800x600 resolution. When I look at Device Manager > Display Adapters > NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Why can I not use certain resolutions with certain refresh rates?

I'm a competitive CS player that enjoys playing 4:3 resolutions. The problem comes when I try to play 1280x960 black bars (maintain aspect ratio), It will not allow this resolution on 144hz or 120hz ...
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Will LG 29UM58 run smoothly on Nvidia GTX260

Will the monitor LG 29UM58 run smoothly on Nvidia GTX260? The specification of Nvidia GTX260 says it supports resolution up to 2560x1440, however I am wondering how smooth it will run as far as ...
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Samsung 27 inch 1920x1080 won't use the right resolution on Windows 7 Professional

My laptop runs on Windows 7 Professional (VGA+Display Port but not HDMI). I just bought a new external monitor Samsung 27" 1920x1080 but the maximum resolution which is available in the screen ...
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Chrome/Firebox max width 1519px on a 1920px wide screen

I have a Lenovo E560 with a 1920 x 1080 pixel screen. Chrome is open and at 100% zoom, but the view port when stretched to full width is 1519px wide. Why is this so?
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New HP Omen 32 monitor is capable of 2560x1440 but in Windows 7, 32 bit, it maxes out at 1920x1200

I just bought a new HP Omen 32 monitor and it is capable of 2560 x 1440. But in Windows 7, 32 bit, it maxes out at 1920 x 1200 when I go to the display tab in the Control Center. My NVidia display ...
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I can't set full HD resolution in my Lenovo

I bought a Lenovo Z50-70 few days ago. I'm trying to set full HD resolution 1920x1080, but the maximum available is 1366x768. This laptop reportedly has a full HD screen. Graphic card drivers are the ...
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How to change the screen resolution in Windows 10 Home if display does not work in the current one?

I have a Modecom FreePC (idea similar to Raspberry Pi: http://www.modecom.eu/freepc/mini_pc1/product/) with preinstalled Windows 10 Home. I connect it to an old TV (not Full HD). Devices usually have ...
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Fullscreen Gap in Google Chrome

I have two different monitors on my computer with Windows 10. They have entirely different resolutions. The left one is set at 1920 x 1080 and the right one is at 1680 x 1050. The right one is the ...
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Mouse gets stuck on edges of different resolution monitors

I have a high resolution monitor next to a low resolution monitor and when I try to move my mouse from the hi-res one to the low-res one it often sticks on the top or bottom. I understand why this ...
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What happens when monitor supports 2560 x 1080 resolution, but computer only supports 1920x1080?

What happens when a monitor supports 2560 x 1080 resolution, but the computer only supports 1920x1080? Do you get banding along the left and right edges? Or does everything get stretched and ...
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Purchasing a larger display with the same resolution, concerned about screen space and benefits

I own an Acer E5-575G laptop. The screen is a 15-inch, 1920 by 1080 panel. The graphics card is an NVIDIA GEFORCE 940MX. I do a lot of things on my laptop: reading, writing, researching, browsing, ...
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Can I project multiple PC's on one monitor in custom layout?

I know there are monitors that can show multiple desktops at the same time. As far as I have seen these monitors alway show the video inputs in a 2x2 layout or devide the width of the monitor by 2 to ...
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Windows gives error “Unable to save display settings” when all 4 monitor ports are used

I have 4 monitors: (2) 1920 x 1080 monitors and (2) 1600 x 900 monitors hooked up as follows: 1920x1080 -> HDMI 2.0 1920x1080 -> DVI-D 1600x900 -> DisplayPort to DVI. 1600x900 -> DVI-D I can ...
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Virtualbox Xubuntu resolutions not matching up

I can't find an answer for this question so I'll post it. I have a VM with Xubuntu installed and 'full-screen mode' worked absolutely fine, the clarity was perfect and it was displaying a 1920x1080 ...
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Resolution change when switching from VGA to HDMI

I have an HP Envy dv6 connected by VGA to an LG 27EA63V-P and the HP is getting flaky after updating from Win 8.1 to 10. Found a nice Acer (Aspire V15 Nitro) that I want to get, but no VGA. LG has ...