Questions tagged [vga]

A graphical standard introduced by IBM, but mostly used to refer to a 640x480 display device

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MacBook pro late 2013 can't dual monitors

I'm trying to connect two monitors to my MBP retina. Both monitors are connected with VGA. I have one HDMI to VGA and one thunderbolt to VGA. I can't make the MBP to detect the monitor that uses HDMI ...
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Under what circumstances will a passive HDMI-to-VGA adapter work?

I have bought a no-brand, passive HDMI Male to VGA Female adapter, to link up a PC with a more dated monitor. It did not work. After doing some reading, I have learned that buying such an adapter is ...
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Samsung Sync Master SA450 Monitor Issue

I seem to have an issue with either the monitor or the cable not really sure which one, my screen will go black and then not turn on until i either unplug the VGA > HDMI cable or touch it / move it ...
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HDMI to VGA adapter: “Check signal cable”

I bought an HDMI to VGA adapter and have connected the monitor, but it is showing the check signal cable message. I have already tried to plug and unplug all cables; how can I troubleshoot this?
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Does the VGA port on a laptop need drivers to function?

I have an old HP dv4 laptop with an unresponsive motherboard (only flashed the caps lock when turned on). It also needed a new screen but I don't care about that part. I sent it to an unofficial ...
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Macbook recognizes 1920*1200 screen as 1920*1080

I am using 3 external Monitors (Dell U2412M) with a possible resolution of 1920*1200. The DVI inputs are used by my Windows PC, the VGA inputs are used for my Macbook Pro (15", 2018). I am using 2 ...
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RS232 to VGA adapter [duplicate]

I have some devices with an RS232-connection (e.g. a beamer, a TTL-to-RS232-adapter for my NanoPI R1 described here, etc). No i have found a RS232 to VGA adapter: Now i wonder, if I would have this ...
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How do I hook my monitor to this computer?

I'm trying to hook my monitor to this computer. Mine is VGA, I'm assuming it goes where the blue port is? I see no other place for a monitor to plug in...Is there an adapter I need? sorry, but yes, I ...
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Screen shifted down

I made a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation and I couldn't find my proper screen resolution(1920x1080), so I added it as custom one as per this link: https://askubuntu.com/questions/377937/how-to-set-a-...
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Why might DVI output be toggled on/off when VGA cable is plugged/unplugged?

I'm able to connect a Windows 10 box with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT card using the DVI output to send 1080p at 60Hz to an HDMI input on an LG TV model number 43UM6910PUA. The LG supports this ...
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Extend screens - 1 VGA Monitor and 1 hdmi Monitor

Noob question - If I connect 1 monitor to my PC with a VGA cable, and use a VGA to HDMI cable for the other monitor to PC, will this display the same screen, or can I have two different screens (...
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VGA issues with new monitor

Recently I got a 1920x1080 75Hz monitor (2019) that included a VGA port. I tried connecting an old laptop (2007) to it through VGA. The monitor and or laptop would not let me display more than ...
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Microsoft Surface Pro - Extend to 2 monitors

I'm finding it difficult to use my laptop for the programs I'm currently using. I have 2 separate monitors and what I'd like to do is extend to those 2 outputs. I've managed to do this with the VGA ...
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“Input Not Supported” when connecting 2nd monitor to laptop (HDMI to VGA)

I'm trying to hook up a second monitor to my laptop as I work from home in this lovely day and age we're living in. My laptop is a relatively new Acer Aspire 5 purchased last fall. Its only available ...
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Philips monitor: "Attention: no video input:

I'm trying to connect a Philips 223V5LSB monitor to my 4 year old Macbook pro. I am using a VGA-VGA cable combined with a VGA-HDMI adapter. According to the online manual, the monitor should be ...
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Windows is not detecting my external monitor but device manager has it available

So I have a Dell laptop running windows 10 and a HDMI to VGA output which goes to an old monitor. I can confirm that this monitor works as it is my main desktop monitor. I can also confirm that the ...
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Cant use second monitor

I have a really old monitor (BENQ FP731) and I've been trying to get it to work on my Manjaro laptop but not much success so far. I'm using an HDMI to VGA adapter. My laptop appears to be detecting ...
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Please change your input timing in monitor

My configurations are OS : Ubuntu 18.04 Chipset : gigabyte H310S2H Graphics : MSI nvidia Geforce GT710 I have recently changed my monitor to dell and the resolution is 1280x1024@60Hz (4:3 ratio) ...
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Is VGA as good (ok) as HDMI for everyday computing and graphic design?

My HDMI port is broken on my new monitor (still under warranty) so I plugged in my VGA , and there doesn't seem to be any difference. I really don't feel like waiting 6 weeks for LG to fix the ...
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Extend laptop display to 2 monitors

I have a dell latitude 7424 rugged notebook. It has one hdmi port going out for display. I want to extend this display to 2 external monitors in extended mode(not just duplicate same laptop screen on ...
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Using MCP USB to VGA adaper under Arch (Drivers?)

Im trying to use a rather old component, what Arch identifies under lsusb as 0711:5804 Magic Control Technology Corp. MCT USB3.0 External Graphics Device It outputs one VGA socket. The device itself ...
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Alternative to LCD monitor for Linux server

I have a linux home server that I use for file storage. I access over the network, usually via SSH. I an LCD monitor that I can hook up to it when I encounter issues with SSH, but I'd like to not have ...
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Monitor goes to black screen and led power indicator turns off

Sometime when I turn on the monitor, it doesn't display anything and led power indicator after a few blinks - and rarely, after changing indicator color to amber - turns off). All this time, screen is ...
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My display goes blank after the initial windows 10 logo

ihave a vga monitor which is connected to a gigabyte b450m motherboard via a hdmi to vga converter. it is running a ryzen 3 2200g processor. my monitor's resolution is 1680x1050. when the initial ...
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2 external monitors (DP+VGA) 8570p / Intel HD4000 / QM77Chipset

I've read QM77 chipset supports only up to 2 displays. I would connect two external monitors, so I'd have 3 displays (at this moment I have laptop screen, one external monitor over displayport (Dell ...
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Would using the digital port of a monitor improve image quality compared to an analog one?

I use a Samsung SyncMaster 2494 monitor at my desk. It has a VGA port, and I've been using an adapter that converts the VGA signal to HDMI so I can use it with my laptop. However, I took a look in ...
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Does Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3600 Series support output to VGA?

I have an ancient netbook with a VGA socket. I tried to connect an external monitor to it, but it always says there is no signal. The netbook is running Windows 7. I tried all the usual approaches ...
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vga to hdmi to mini-hdmi on a t430?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop with VGA output. I want to connect the VGA to a 16:9 external monitor that accepts mini-HDMI, and then use that monitor in portrait mode. The monitor is 4k, but I'...
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Setup dual monitor and dual laptops with kvm switch (VGA)

I was wondering how would I set up 2 Monitors (1 with DVI & VGA the other with DP/HDMI/DVI) and set it up with a KVM switch. KVM switch has 3 VGA ports, 2 for PC1 and PC2 and the other for console....
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How to move only blue pixel-parts in certain direction over VGA?

I have a projector with a very minor defect in the lamp. The projector itself still works fine, but the image projected shows that the blue pixel parts are slightly moved to the left compared to red ...
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Is it possible to convert HDMI out to VGA?

I need to convert HDMI output to a VGA monitor. I don't care about audio. I need just 1920x1080. I can use both a HDMI cable or a VGA cable, less than a meter distance. Do these passive converters ...
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VGA Cable or DisplayPort-HDMI Cable, which is better?

I have a doubt: I bought a new monitor (Samsung S24D330), which has only VGA and HDMI inputs, my desktop (DELL Optiplex 9010) has only VGA and DISPLAYPORT outputs. Now I'm using the VGA cable, using ...
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Why are VGA ports still included on new laptops and towers? [closed]

Why are VGA ports still included on new laptops and towers? It will be 2020 in less than ten weeks and computer manufacturers are still shipping laptops and towers with VGA ports. VGA was introduced ...
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Multiple issues with VGA

Good day! I'm facing some issues with Intel HD 4600 VGA, I will mention some: I'm setting my resolution to 1920x1080 as follows: My resolution in settings BUT in advanced display settings, this is ...
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No signal error reappears once in a week

Built this PC 3 years ago and never faced any major issue. Recently I kept getting this no signal entering safe mode errors. The issue will disappear once I reset cmos but reappear after a week. I ...
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I'm trying to get two monitors to run on Windows 10, but my computer isn't detecting the second monitor

I run 64 bit Windows 10, with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3gb graphics card (with up to date driver version 26.21.14.3630 direct from the NVIDIA website) and am trying to set up a second monitor. I ...
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External screen going black every few minutes

I've recently upgraded my home workstation by plugging an external monitor to my laptop using a vga <-> hdmi adapter (it's an older monitor that doesn't have an hdmi port). Lately the screen has ...
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Does the Intel graphics 2500 support 1920×1080 @ 60Hz resolution over VGA?

I have a PC having Gigabyte motherboard with an integrated Intel graphics 2500, with only a VGA port. I have searched the Intel product specification site, but I couldn't find any resolution mentioned ...
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HDMI to VGA somehow zooming computer screen in

So i recently purchased an Acer AL1916W from a garage sale (about 50 cents) and I planned to use it as a dual monitor to my computer (with an Staples-branded HDMI to VGA converter as my computer does ...
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Monitor Detection & Wrong Resolution Problems

I am looking for experienced second opinions on a monitor hellissue I have been experiencing. I have an Acer G226HQL Monitor. Native resolution 1920x1080. Outputs DVI-D and VGA. I have multiple ...
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Can zone plug a new monitor in via VGA without installing drivers?

This is probably an incredibly stupid question, but if I plug a new monitor into a computer via VGA are any drivers for the monitor required? Or, will it just display?
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Laptop detects monitor but does not show input

I recently bought a HDMI (male) to VGA (male) cable to connect my laptop to a second screen. When I detect screens, it detects the very screen that is connected to the cable, but it doesn't show input....
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My graphics card is DVI-I and my monitor is VGA. Can I use a DVI-D to VGA adapter?

I am still trying to understand the difference in signals sent by different DVI ports. My graphics card has a DVI-I port (4pins) and my monitor has VGA. I bought an adapter and the adapter is for DVI-...
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Can I make Windows 10 use two monitors to make one continuous screen if it can't detect the second monitor?

I'm using a PC running Windows 10 which unfortunately has only one VGA and no HDMI outputs. I recently went down to my nearest generic electronics store and asked them how I could split it across two ...
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Unable to connect two monitors with a AMD Radeon 6450

I have an older computer (Dell Studio XPS) and last year I replaced the video card. Now I want to have dual monitors. I have my monitor plugged into the VGA port and attempted to connect a second ...
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Can Intel Ironlake graphics support two QHD monitors?

I am running a nine year old i5-430M, 8 GB RAM, Windows 7 with Intel integrated graphics. My graphics card has one HDMI and one VGA port. The laptop specification says: HDMI v1.3 supporting up to ...
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VBoxSVGA vs VMSVGA Resolution Issues on Linux guest

I'm trying to install LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) 3 on a Windows 10 host. I'm having some trouble with the graphics adapters and resolution settings. I read this SU question, and specifically ...
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What is the black connector called?

I am having trouble identifying one of the connectors on the cable in the images below. The blue connector should be a male VGA connector, but I've no idea what the black one is. If I was to take a ...
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How can I connect two monitors?

I have this notebook: ASUS F556UR and i would like to have two external monitors connected to it. One has a HDMI interface and the other uses VGA. The problem is that the two ports on the laptop are ...
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HDMI to VGA Adapter says Input Not Supported (Laptop)

I have a decent laptop and just bought an hdmi to vga adapter so i could have 2 monitors because why not you know. I plug the cables in on my acer LCD monitor and it says Input Not Supported, but ...

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