Questions tagged [vga]

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

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Screen blinking due to VGA Adapter

Recently, I bought a HDMI to VGA adapter for my dual screen setup. But what I noticed is, when I plugged in the adapter to my laptop with the second monitor off, the screen is blinking. But when I ...
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3 monitors without VGA port on a laptop

per the subject, I don't think I'm doing this right. I'm getting conflicting info from many different people in person. I have one HDMI port and one video card on a laptop. IBM ideapad 3. I'd like 3 ...
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Can I get my old laptop to work with an HDMI monitor ? (revised)

My question (revised): Considering I have an old laptop (a Dell Vostro 3300), is it possible that I have the analog VGA signal converted to a digital HDMI using an adapter of some kind ? I've tried ...
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Windows force display as “Generic non-PnP Monitor”?

I have a 10 year old Windows DVR machine that I recently had to replace a monitor that went bad with a newer model monitor. I have a 4-way VGA splitter going from the computer to the 4 respective ...
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VGA splitter vs DisplayPort to VGA converter image quality comparison

I have an ATI Radeon™ HD 5770 GPU (2 DVI-I ports, 1 HDMI port and 1 DisplayPort) and I have an HP Compaq LE1711 17-inch LCD Monitor (1 VGA port). I'm trying to find the best way to achieve the highest ...
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Connecting a Graphics Card with DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs to older 1440X900 Monitor

I have an older monitor (I think it's this https://www.amazon.co.uk/HannsG-Widescreen-Monitor-1440x900-Speakers/dp/B000P4J41W ) with HDMI and VGA inputs, the max resolution is 1440X900, if I go to the ...
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How can I connect two or three monitors to a Samsung laptop? [duplicate]

Model: Samsung NP300 Intel HD Graphics 3000 Nvidia GeForce gt 520mx Port VGA: 1 Port HDMI: 1 OS: Windows 10 I want to connect in expanded mode (not duplicated mode). I connected both monitors to HDMI ...
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VGA screen DVI - D , DVI - A or HDMI adapter?

I've got an old lcd vga monitor and I would like to connect it on my Asus Prime 450 motherboard via one of the digital ports in order to experiment with my Radeon Graphic Vega 8 graphic card's scaling,...
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Is using one adapter (USB-c to HDMI) plugged to another adapter (HDMI to VGA) a good idea to have double screen?

I have a notebook (Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition - 9350) and I am trying to connect it to an old monitor from Samsung (Model T 220, around 2009). On one hand, the monitor only has a VGA connector. On ...
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booting hangs indefinitely when vga cable remains connected

I have an old packard bell ls11hr-laptop I want to use the laptop WITHOUT the laptop-build-in display along with 2 HDMI monitors laptop has 1x vga, 1x hdmi port I use 1x hdmi-to-hdmi cable and 1x ...
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What is the cheapest option to connect a VGA monitor to a PC whose VGA port is broken?

I have got an Asus A7V266-MX motherboard, AMD PC desktop. It was in running condition but recently the display stopped coming up. Some investigation (including from local repair shop) confirmed that &...
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HDMI to VGA converter not working on Hp laptop

I tried to connect to my Hp Laptop (HP Notebook - 15-db0101nl, windows 10) an old monitor (qdi, model 780) with a HDMI to VGA converter (ISNATCH is the brand). my card is an AMD Radeon(TM) R5 ...
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Gpu Smd Capacitor explode

What is the purpose of these capacitors? They probably exploded from the accumulated dust. The video card is still fully functional, should I still repair it?I attach the photos.
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External monitor does not have correct resolution after changing VGA cable

I have an external monitor set up with my Laptop. My laptop is ASUS X456UB, while my external monitor is a Samsung monitor, though I am not sure of the model. It connects with my laptop using a VGA to ...
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I am trying to connect a ViewSonic monitor by using two adapters in series without success--is it not possible to use two adapters in series?

I have two monitors so that I can have a three-screen setup with my laptop. My laptop has an HDMI port that rarely works and has no VGA Port. My LG monitor requires an HDMI cable, while my ViewSonic ...
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Is it a VGA issue when millions of randomly colored pixels shown on my two LCD monitors when switching them on?

I have just purchased a new Video card Asrock Phantom Rx 570 4GB. I attached one of my LCD monitor to the card via the DVI port. Every time I turn the monitor on there are an animated millions of ...
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Taskbar cut off when using VGA on second monitor

I recently got a second monitor for my setup. Only having one HDMI port on my computer, I use my main display with HDMI and my second display with VGA. Not always but usually when I log into windows, ...
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Input not supported

I connected my HDMI laptop with a VGA monitor and It said input not supported. I choose 'show display only at 2 ' and now is everything black my monitor and my laptop. In my other laptop I managed to ...
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Is there a technical reason why rebooting is required to use a Displayport-to-VGA adapter?

I manage servers and prefer to use VGA as graphics quality is unimportant and VGA is ubiquitous on crash carts. I'd prefer to have a single video cable on the carts, and I can think of no more common ...
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HDTV not detecting PC input

I am trying to connect my PC to my TV via VGA. (The TV is 1920x1080) The PC works, but the TV is not detecting the PC input. What should I do?
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Daisy-Chaining from Laptop VGA Source

Currently, my Lenovo T480 is using a triple-screen setup using a Dock (1 Laptop screen, 2 Monitors). I thought of using the same two Monitors to project my HP Elitebook 840 G4's screen. However, it ...
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NUC 5i7RYH won't send display signal until late in Windows boot

I'm looking at a PC which is a NUC 5i7RYH, connected to a Dell U2412M monitor, via a mini-DP-to-DP cable. When the machine is booted, one hears the Intel logo sound, but no POST nor anything else ...
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Connect PC to TV from VGA to HDMI

I have a PC unit with a VGA port to which I connect my monitor and it works with no problems. When I try to connect the same VGA port to the HDMI port from the TV (HDMI IN 2(DVI)) it doesn't display ...
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My PC has VGA/DVI-D but all new monitors are HDMI - How do I connect?

I was going to get a new monitor for PC but it looks like they only connect via HDMI (or sometimes "Display Port"??). I'm fairly sure my PC is only VGA or DVI-D. Can I still connect them? I ...
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My gnr ts702 mr17e-aaad monitor isn't working on the maximum resolution

I hope this question isn't inappropriate, and I write it to the right webpage. I have the monitor mentioned above. I used this monitor for long, and it worked on its maximum resolution (1280*1024), ...
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Are there specific VGA cables that support 60Hz vs. 75Hz for 1080p?

Has anyone successfully used a VGA cable with a monitor to display 1920x1080 resolution @ 75Hz? I have an old laptop with a VGA port which supports 1920x1080 @ 75Hz (vendor's manual states so). I have ...
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How to connect 2 monitor using VGA splitter. Only detecting 1 monitor and duplicates it

I have 2 monitors. I only have 1 VGA port on my pc. My pc does not have a Vid Card and the computer is detecting only 1 monitor but it is duplicating it on the 2nd monitor.
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Iiyama ProLite XB2474HS defaulting to VGA output instead of HDMI

I bought this screen in May and it's been fine till yesterday. It is attached to an MS Surface Pro via a HDMI/USB C cable. Yesterday the screen started default to VGA output even though there is ...
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it is possible to overclock a Vga monitor

i have an old Samsung SynkMaster 2043NW and just out of curiosity i want to know if it can be overclocked (at least to 70hz) safely and not die in a short period of time.
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Display s supported resolution is above the maximum supported one of the card. How do I decrease console resolution of the plain Linux console?

Max resolution of the vga card is 1440x900x32. So when the Linux kernel detects the resolution on boot of 1680x1050x32 supported by the screen through edid and set it to it, the image is croped to ...
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I have a laptop with an HDMI port and I want to use my old monitor which has VGA port. Do I need HDMI-to-VGA or VGA-to-HDMI adapter?

I have an old monitor that only has a VGA port. I have a new Dell laptop that only has an HDMI port. I want to use that old monitor with my new laptop. Do I need a HDMI-to-VGA adapter or VGA-to-HDMI ...
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Hooking up a second monitor using a USB-(Displayport/HDMI/VGA) adapter

I have Asus k401uq using Ubuntu 20.04 - xorg driver (although I have an Nvidia graphic card but I'm not using Nvidia driver), the laptop comes with HDMI output for display which I'm already using. I ...
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Can I add the VGA port to a ThinkCentre M90q Tiny?

I didn't realize it wasn't included when I bought it and now I need to add it. I know I can use an HDMI to VGA dongle, but this is to be integrated into another product. I prefer to not use a dongle.
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DVI-D single link not working in DVI to VGA adapter for monitor

I have this GPU: ASUS GTX 1080 And this converter: Goobay MMK ADAP DVI F > 15 pin HD M (VGA) DVI-I 15 VGA HD M And this monitor: Samsung S22D300NY The question is, I am using a DVI-D single link to ...
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Connecting HDMI port to DualHead2Go Digital Edition (VGA)

I have a Dualhead2Go Digital Edition (VGA) and my new laptop just have a HDMI port. I buy a HDMI to VGA converter, but it does not work (red led on DualHead2Go...). Can anyone help me? Tnks, Danny.
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New Build - will boot up but no signal from Display

I've completed my new build 4th one over many years. My components can be found at this link https://pcpartpicker.com/list/9yLbvf On startup, the MB fires up, power is all ok but I get the dreaded 'NO ...
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Is there a way to get 4K monitor support on my computer?

I've recently bought a 4K monitor with 2 HDMI cables, and 2 DisplayPort connections. However, my old computer (Intel i3-4130 CPU, 3.40GhZ with an integrated GPU) only has a Dual DVI and a VGA ...
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Two monitors with one port

I have 2 monitors and 1 VGA port on my tower( modem). I have VGA and VDI connections but currently the VGA cable only is connected to the 1 monitor to the port and its working; but my 2nd monitor ...
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How to change the resolution Windows sends to VGA monitor?

I'm using an old 1280x1024 LCD monitor with my laptop and today my VGA to HDMI adapter stopped working, so I started using VGA directly (wasn't using before because of this problem) For some reason ...
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Passive HDMI-VGA cable? [duplicate]

A friend of mine has this cable, which he bought from an international supermarket chain store - I don't expect them to buy useless crap. It appears to be a totally passive cable, but it's an HDMI->...
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DVI-D output (graphics card) to VGA input (monitor)

I have a graphics card that has DVI-D and HDMI outputs, but I've wanted to do dual monitor, so my first monitor uses the HDMI output of the GPU to the HDMI input of the monitor. I want to use the DVI-...
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monitor connected to vga connector not showing native resolution with AMD graphics card

I have a three monitor setup 1920x1200 - connected to display port 1920x1200 - connected to display port 1920x1200 - connected to vga The monitor connected to vga goes down to 1920x1080 and the ...
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Didn't detect another display when using 2 monitors with VGA splitter

I have a desktop without graphics card and I just bought a VGA 2 port 200 MHz VGA splitter. I have a LG monitor as primary and viewsonic VA1912wb monitor as seconday. when using the VGA splitter, the ...
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how to extend image from a laptop to 2 other monitors using a usb c dock

I have a lenovo C740 laptop and im trying to connect two monitors to the laptop through a usb-c dock. Here is the usb c dock. One monitor is connected to the dock by vga while the other is connected ...
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EZ Debug White Led light on, Msi motherboard

Today I did a stupid thing, I went to clean my Cabinet since there was no internet and I had nothing else to do. So during cleaning process while removing fan 4-5 times my screwdriver slipped and it ...
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GNOME (Debian) Black screen during splash, after login

OS: Debian 10 (latest) Desktop environment: GNOME Monitor/Display: Samsung (single monitor) GPU: AMD RX580 CPU: Intel i7 (maybe 7th gen?) Hi all. I've been having an issue recently where I don't see ...
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Multiple displays - both detected but one remains black (standby)

I have a strange issue with my laptop (HDMI port). Bought a HDMI-VGA adapter a couple of months ago - was working perfectly fine until last Friday. After the weekend - the second monitor does not ...
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Dvi-d (single link 18+1) monitor To VGA output (PC)

I have a monitor with a dvi-d single-link 18 + 1 pin plug, (which is digital only)... But my PC has a VGA output port (analog only) I know that active converters exists for this but they are very rare ...
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Will my laptop support a fullHD external monitor?

I have an HP (previously Compaq) CQ40 laptop with a VGA port. It has a maximum display resolution of 1200x800. I'm thinking of buying an external monitor and connect to it using the VGA port. The ...
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Variants of VGA connectors

Recently, I bought a replacement for an old VGA cable. The original one looked like this: The new one looks like this: I have Ubuntu OS in my PC. When I use the old (blue) VGA cable, it detects the ...

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