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Displays / Monitors

A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.

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My old crappy laptop broke. Someone gave me this old not as bad Lenovo Edge Thinkpad with I5-M560, Intel HD Graphics.

Restored laptop with factory Windows 7. During a day of security updates, the Samsung TV was working via HDMI cable. After the security updates, I installed a couple of apps. While this was going on, I decided to move the HDMI cable a bit on the desk, and the monitor became "No Signal". I have not been able to get it working again.

Screen Resolution Window says "SyncMaster" and monitor shows "No Signal", so some detection on both ends is there. Only unusual thing is if I hit "Detect" - a third box appears saying "Another display not detected".

The "Device Manager" --> "Monitors" just indicates "Generic PnP Monitor" (and the LCD 1366x768 laptop monitor).

My co-worker wrote:
I've heard numerous problems with connecting video output things to Windows laptops over the years. I think the problem is that it tries to save profiles of things you typically do so when you plug something in again it knows what to do. At that, I suspect you often have Windows v. Intel (integrated graphics) v. NVIDIA (discrete graphics) v. Lenovo/HP (proprietary Windows stuff) all trying to do that same things (save profiles) and fighting with each other.

Any ideas on how to fix this?
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I have a BluRay player with only HDMI out

In our church system I need an adapter so that it can go to VGA
And
Somehow split the audio

1/8" audio pin would be best ... that is what we have coming out of our audio system aoundboard.
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In Windows 10 Home, I have a monitor connected and physically oriented to the left side of my laptop.  I have it set up so that if I go to the left edge of my laptop display the mouse will go onto the extended display to my left.  This works great and I have no complaint.

I was wondering if there is a way to have a mouse crossover on the right side of my laptop monitor be supported in addition to the left hand side crossover (which is already working).

This way it would not matter which edge I use to crossover to the second monitor.

crossover any edge
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Please provide me with the URL address to download the Windows 10 drivers for an Acer Predator XB271HK - LED monitor - 27".
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I have a Gateway netbook LT4004u with an Intel Atom N2600 processor running Windows 7 Starter. When I hook up an external monitor to the VGA port, my 'Screen Resolution' options fore multiple displays are:

Duplicate these displays
Show desktop only on 1
Show desktop only on 2

"Extend these displays" is not an option. Is this because of 'Windows 7 Starter'? Am I just out of luck or is there some update I can get to fix this?
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I would like to detect and set dual monitor resolution in ms access vba.
Thanks
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My TV clicked off the other night and smoked a little bit and I plug it back in and I get a blue screen and then it shuts itself off in like 3 seconds.
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I have an HP Laptop. When I power it on everything appears to be working, hard drive starts spinning, the fan starts running. However, all I end up getting is a blank screen. No Bios, no HP logo. Nothing. I removed the Memory to see if I would get a beep sequence, which I did, so I am relatively confident the motherboard is not dead. I discharge all the electricity, removed the CMOS battery, that did not work. I reseated all of the ribbon cables and even cleaned the processor and applied new heat sink paste, that didn't work. I connected the laptop to an external monitor, that did not work.

Does anyone have any suggestions for troubleshooting?

Thanks
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Hello,

I recently purchased an Aten KVM cs84u switch and just installed two pcs.

The first one is command line linux and works.
The second pc is Windows 10 and behaved well for about a week.

After that i installed a third one (Windows 10 also) and after the initial booting to Windows i faced the "D-SUB OUT OF RANGE 91.2 Khz /85 Hz" message.

But now the same happens on the second pc which originally worked well

Can anyone help me?
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Hi,

I am having difficulity with trying to find a monitor arm for my Acer P244W monitor.

So does anybody have any suggestions. I have contacted Acer spare parts and they did not
have anything that can work. So after other ideas. Even a bracket that could allow me to use
a "VESA" type arm might work.

Thanks,

Ward.
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After windows 10 update, on power up, I now have to connect wifi manually, and toggle display settings to get 2nd monitor working.

The WIFI settings indicate to connect automatically. Now I go into Change Adapter Settings and connect manually.
The 2nd monitor used to turn on. Now I have to go into Display Settings, select "choose only 1", then "revert" back to extend display.

How can I get both items to work automatically?
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This Sony VIAO VPCS111FM screen is DIM and does not change when using Fn+F5 or F6.

I went into Control Center and turned Automatic Brightness OFF.  No change.
 
BIOS is up to date.
 
Looked at Power Management but everything looks OK, brightness at every option is set to 100%.
 
Have tried turning Sony's Control Panel's Adaptive Brightness on and then off, no difference, no change.

KEY INFO, I think:  When I uninstalled the display adapter driver and told it to delete the software, the screen went black. Eventually I rebooted and the screen was BRIGHT while restarting and thru while the "don't turn off your computer" "updating ******%" messages were on screen. But just before the Welcome screen, the screen dimmed to its usual level.

When I went into BIOS, the screen was BRIGHT.  When it first starts booting, the VIAO screen is bright.  So I don't think it is a problem with the screen itself or the graphics adapter or driver.
 
Am thinking about doing a clean install of Win10 and scrapping all of the SONY add-ons.  But would rather fix the current installation.
 
So this was originally Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and upgraded a few years ago to Win10.

HELP!
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Please provide me with a list of the best 27" 4k Windows monitors.
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A Window 10 can connect to a HP montior through HDMI. There display can be projected properly on the monitor but there is no sound come out.

Is there any potential reasons for this problem ?

Thx
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On a simple office desktop - not worried about high quality graphics / redraw refresh, etc...

The new dell optiplex 3050 has DisplayPort & HDMI connectors.

The monitor has VGA (the 15 pin 3 row blue connector) and DVI (the white connector).

Thoughts on which connector to use at each end?  I would think either at each end is fine for typing word docs, speadsheets,  the occassional funny video on youtube.

I guess it comes down to the ease / cost of the cable to convert from 1 end (DisplayPort or HDMI) to (VGA or DVI).

Thoughts?
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I have two of http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-ultrasharp-38-curved-monitor-u3818dw/apd/210-amrc/monitors-monitor-accessories and trying to get them both running off a Dell XPS 15. One display is on usb c and the other HDMI but getting two different resolutions. Is there a USB to dual usb c adapter?

Seems like they dont like the HDMI
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Is the Dell P2715Q monitor a 4K monitor?
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What monitors when connected to a Lenovo T470 docking station (model 20HD005GUS)  will have the best and highest quality display?
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Dell Optiplex 9020
2 Dell UP3214Q monitors.
Graphics cards are 2 AMD Radeon HD8490.
Each monitor plugs into one graphics card with an HDMI cable.

The problem is that whenever this computer is rebooted, only one of the monitor boots up. The other one stays dark and the power button flashes on and off.
It stays this way until the user turns the monitor off and on again.

It used to be that even this wasn't enough and the monitors needed to be unplugged and plugged back in.
Updating the BIOS fixed that.

I'm not sure how to get it so both monitors boot up though.
I already updated the graphics card drivers, BIOS, replaced the HDMI cables. What else to check? Has anyone had a similar problem?
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I'm working on an optiplex 390 desktop with integrated graphics (Intel HD Graphics 2000).  It has VGA and HDMI connectors

Just got an AOC e2470swd monitor. Supposedly gets up to 1920 x 1080.  It has VGA and DVI connectors.

https://www.staples.com/AOC-e2470swd-24-Inch-Class-LED-Monitor-1920x1080-250cd-m2-5ms-20M-1-DCR-VGA-DVI-Wall-Mountable/product_2122178

They are connected via VGA cable.  Going into display properties in win 10, it lists only 2 available resolution sets:
848x480
1366x768 (which it is set for now).

In there, the monitor tab says 'generic nonPNP monitor.

I got drivers from:  http://us.aoc.com/product_feature.php?id=57 but when I point the win 10 machine to the folder, it says I have the best drivers!?

Anyone be able to help me with this?

Do I need to get a DVI to HDMI cable?  Hard to get?
What's the max for VGA connectors?

Any other thoughts?
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I have a 60-inch plasma television connected to my laptop's docking station (port aggregator) by way of a USB-to-HDMI converter. In the following Settings dialog, it is identified as display number 3:

display-settings.png
I have a subscription to NBCSports.com where I use Mozilla Firefox to stream live and recorded content. So that I can watch the videos on the 60 inch screen, I select the USB to HDMI speaker for audio output…

audio-output-selection.png
 and then drag my browser over to the television screen (i.e., display number 3).

After logging in and selecting the video I want to watch, I get the following:

Initial-flash-player-screen.png
Although  I can hear the audio through the speakers connected to my computer, there is no video until I maximize the window…

flash-player-at-full-screen-1.png
I'm not sure why that is, but I can live with it. The real problem is that the audio is coming from my computer's speakers instead of the television's speakers. I'm not sure whether this is unique to the NBCSports.com site or the way in which FlashPlayer is being called, but I don't have any problems routing audio through the USB-to-HDMI connection when watching YouTube videos.

By the way, for the purposes of preparing this question, I muted the audio on the NBCSports.com tab. I use speech recognition to interact with my computer, and that was interfering with the process. Before anyone had an aha moment, I just thought I'd let you know.


While playing the video in full-screen mode on display 3, the taskbar on Display 2 looks like this:

task-bar-1.png
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Right now we have multiple conference rooms with the same issue: multiple cables for every type of laptop to connect to the giant HDTVs for sharing their screen.  I want to eliminate cables and find the easiest way for our employees or even our customers/vendors to come in and easily share their laptop screen onto our Samsung TVs.  What is the best solution?  Thank you.
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I have recently purchased a APC Back-UPS CS 500 to support a small system. I have a new Samsung CF390 curved monitor
but for the life of me cannot see how I can connect it so it is supported by the ups.

Does anybody no if there a way as there is no point in supporting the tower if the monitor will go off.

Thanks in advance
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I am looking for a 24-27" 4K non-glare touchscreen monitor. Does anyone know of any?
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External Display not working well on Toshiba C850 Laptop. it flickers and keeps disconnecting frequently. Also, changes resolutions by itself.

Windows 7 32bit & Windows 10 same issue
I tested the same display with other devices and working fine.
I already updated drivers from Microsoft and AMD,

Anyone Help, please
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Displays / Monitors

A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.