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

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Use two monitors on base optiplex 9020

I have the full dell Optiplex 9020 with no additional graphics card, it has one VGA and one serial port but that is it. Is there any way to use two monitors with it using a VGA splitter or something ...
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2nd monitor at a random interval goes black for maybe less then a second and then comes back again

I have a desktop computer with 2 monitors connected on on-board VGA and HDMI. The 1st monitor is connected via VGA to VGA port while the 2nd monitor is connected via VGA to HDMI connector to the HDMI ...
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How can I fix "no signal" issue with a VGA output on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm using an HP EliteBook running Ubuntu 20.04. The laptop has a Display output on one side and a VGA output on the other side. I am trying to set up a 3 monitors display. When I connect my two extra ...
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How does VGA work with resolutions higher than the maximum resolution?

A quick Google search reveals that the maximum resolution for VGA is 640x480. However, I'm currently using VGA at a resolution of 1366x768 and it's working fine. How does this not malfunction?
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Is there any difference between male VGA connector with blue or black inside?

I found two VGA male-to-male cables. I noticed that the connector in one cable has blue color in the background of pins while the other one has black background as shown: Is there any difference in ...
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How to disable the main GPU of a laptop using Manjaro linux GRUB command line?

I have a sony Vaio VPCEB46FA and the ATI GPU got fried because of overload (it doesnt work anymore) so I wanted to disable it and run on the Intel GPU. I Have Manjaro OS which is an Arch linux based ...
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Extend desktop to 2 or 3 monitors?

I have an HP desktop with one VGA, four USB 2.0, two USB 3.0, and 2 DisplayPort connectors. I have three HP V222 monitors with a VGA input and a DVI-D (HDCP support). Is there a way to connect these ...
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Blurry display with HDMI-to-VGA adapter

I have an older LCD monitor (Eizo FlexScan L568) with two inputs: one DVI input and one VGA input. I have previously used the VGA input with my work computer which had a VGA port. I have had no issues ...
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VGA mode functionality in Windows 10

Basically why use VGA mode when you can use Windows 10 Safe mode, with the option of enabling networking? The only difference between Safe Mode and VGA ("enable low resolution") Mode as far ...
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Would it be possible to use old VGA wiring in the walls of our home to carry USB data?

We have an old VGA cable built into our wall. It isn't used any more. But now I need a USB cable, but it is too much effort to build it into the wall. I got an idea to make two reductions USB to VGA, ...
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USB-C to HDMI/VGA DisplayPort doesn't extend display

I just bought a USB-C to HDMI and VGA adapter. This one But I have surprised that the HDMI and VGA are detected as only one screen, the HDMI and VGA are mirrored, So I cannot use my laptop with 3 ...
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Red and blue swapped in Tiny Core Linux

I use Tiny Core Linux. I have a VGA monitor. At startup and during shutdown, characters are displayed as they should (red appears red, blue appears blue) but in GUI, red appears blue, blue appears red....
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CPU not sending signal to monitor through HDMI/VGA adapter

I have two VGA monitors, a laptop and a new CPU. The new CPU sends signals to my TV through an HDMI cable, this means that it is working. I can connect my laptop to the monitors through an HDMI/VGA ...
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White lines during boot before Windows boot manager

Sometimes, when I turn on my laptop, it shows some white lines that disappear inmediatly Video Lines are practically inappreciable Photo It happens randomly and white lines are showed the instant the ...
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No video output from VGA card?

My test machine (a Dell Optiplex 380 mini-tower, Win7) has stopped producing VGA output from the intergrated, on-board video adapter. The monitor always shows warning message "No signal". I'...
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What should I do if I have 1 hdmi port in my gpu?

I bought a second monitor for my PC. While trying to connect it to my PC, I saw that my GPU only has x1 HDMI port, x1 DP and x1 DVI. My first monitor is connected via the HDMI port so I only have the ...
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VGA to HDMI conversion

I've been trying to help an ailing friend get an old T61 laptop (runs W10 on SSD good enough for web browsing) connected to a Panasonic TH-58PX68U large screen TV (c. 2008) via laptop VGA port thru an ...
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display issue for extended monitors on windows 11

I want to connect 2 monitors (1 PC monitor and one TV) to my laptop to have up to 3 monitors to work with. First of all, I use an HDMI splitter to do so but when I plug in the second and third ...
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Extended monitor on laptop works only with duplicated display, second screen only says 67.5khz/60hz

I have an HP laptop and I tried connecting it to an old monitor of mine using a VGA-HDMI converter. It worked after setting the resolution to 1360x768 but whenever I choose second screen only to get ...
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VGA monitor panel "twitches" between normal and slightly yellow on MacBook but works perfectly on Windows laptop

I have a cheap Lenovo 1920x1080 flat planel VGA display, a 7-year old HP ProBook and a new M1 MacBook Air. When I connect the monitor to the PC laptop it just works perfectly. When I connect the ...
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The display on my PC is stuck zoomed in

when i start up my computer the display is stuck zoomed in. I’ve been having this problem for awhile now, sometimes if I shutdown and restarted the pc enough times it would eventually open with the ...
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Can you switch BIOS to HDMI without a screen?

I'm rebuilding an old PC and the BIOS was reset to factory settings so now it's trying to connect to a VGA monitor instead of a HDMI monitor. The problem is that the HDMI monitor is the only monitor I ...
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Computer sometimes gets stuck at POST VGA step, but usually doesn't

I have a custom built machine, with an Asus ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING motherboard (latest bios), and a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Every once in a while, it won't boot, getting stuck at the VGA stage of POST (...
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Is it safe to unplug an extra monitor from a laptop without turning off the monitor?

I have an extra monitor which is connected to my MacBook Pro 13 2020 using a USB-C to VGA convertor. Is it safe to unplug the extra screen without turning off the monitor? Because when I plugged in ...
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Can I connect 2 VGA monitors to a surface laptop 2?

I have 2 VGA monitors that I want to connect to my surface laptop 2. I would like to be able to extend, not just mirror, the screens so that I have different things on each monitor. I have 2 VGA to ...
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What cable do I buy for my 2nd monitor?

Windows pc user here I have a gtx 1050 ti graphics card and as of right now there's 1 hdmi monitor connected to it. I received a free 2nd screen from my uncle i'd like to use but it's VGA. My graphics ...
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HDMI port working with select devices after accident

I have an ASUS GL752VW ROG laptop. I use a VGA monitor with my HDMI port through an HDMI to VGA converter. The laptop is exhibiting extremely strange HDMI behavior after it fell by accident yesterday. ...
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VGA laptop port to HDMI Monitor

So, I received this laptop from my work, and I have 2 HDMI monitors that I want to connect to. The problem is that, the laptop has only 1x HDMI port and 1x VGA. The HDMI port works fine, but if I try ...
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Can I have two monitors running on my integrated video card and my first one?

When I bought my computer, it came with some video ports, which I assume are from the integrated AMD A10 processor graphics card. One day, the integrated graphics card decided to die and I had to buy ...
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Adding a second monitor on qemu virtual machine

I want to run a virtual machine with 3 requirements: Being able to copy/paste between host and VM Run two monitors (two separated windows) Only CLI (no GUI manager like virt-manager) For that, I ...
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are TFTs meant to be used with VGA connection?

I have two TFTs monitors, Dell and Lenovo. When I use VGA connection from either the graphic card or the inbuilt VGA port, the screen on each display is fuzzy, blurry and text casts shadow on black ...
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Could Windows Update Computer Prevent Computer from Working With VGA Monitors? If not, then what? (And How Can I Fix?)

Sunday, my Windows 10 no-name machine received a large (5 hour) update. Immediately after the update, the computer seemed to work. However, I fell asleep listening to YouTube play music. When I woke ...
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Switching from VGA to Display Port makes text blurry

I have seen users connecting two monitors to the same computer experience different text appearance on the two monitors.My PC i could say is experiencing the same issue, i have a single PC and a ...
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Is it possible to attach three external monitors to two outputs?

I have two monitors connected to my laptop which has two outputs (VGA to HDMI and VGA to USB-C). I now have a third monitor and wonder if it might be possible to attach it by somehow expanding an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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