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A screen that displays output from a computer/device. Use this tag for questions about monitor configuration and troubleshooting.

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Can a VGA monitor be used with a 16-bit console?

Planning to buy this bad boy - Sega Mega Drive II The problem: Not sure if it will work with my VGA Monitor. Don't have a TV. I'm assuming it would work if I buy this AV 2 VGA Converter and connect ...
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How to prevent a(n old) fullscreen game from moving windows to the secondary screen?

When I play some older fullscreen games (e.g. Diablo 2 or Rollercoaster Tycoon 3), their switching the primary monitor (left one) to a lower resolution somehow causes all open and maximized windows to ...
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Strange Behavior 2013 PS3 Game: Black, Horizontal "Bar-Code" Lines...Mixed Signals? Old Game and HDTV?

Does anyone know why this behavior occurs? On starting this PS3 game ("Tomb Raider", released 2013), there are screen flashes and black, horizontal "bar code"-like lines that ...
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My Jakks / Namco 5-in-1 Plug and Play TV console has messed up video. Any ideas on how to fix/troubleshoot?

I have a Jakks / Namco 5-in-1 Plug and Play TV console. For reference, this is what it looks like: When I start it up, the audio works fine, but the picture is messed up. This is the game select ...
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How to force my Samsung monitor and nVidia card to display in 3D?

I have a Samsung 27LSA950 monitor and apparently there is licencing issues between Samsung and nVidia with regards to 3D games. I have Geforce 570 2.5Gb GPU. There was previously a solution on how ...
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Trouble with Xbox Series S, MSI Pro MP241X Monitor, and Dell WD15 Docking Station Setup

I'm facing an issue with my current gaming setup, and I'm hoping to get some guidance on resolving it. Here's the rundown: I have an Xbox Series X connected to an MSI Pro MP241X monitor through a Dell ...
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Are there any alternatives for having audio output from a PS3 on a monitor without audio capabilities?

I'm having an MW2 PS3 LAN party where everyone will bring their own monitors. However, some of my friends' monitors don't have an AUX port/bluetooth for sound output. I realise bluetooth headsets won'...
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How to fix Nintendo Switch screen stretched vertically on 5:4 monitor?

I have a Nintendo Switch plugged into an old 5:4 (1024x1080) monitor. The screen is stretched vertically pretty badly. I'd rather have a non-stretched image that doesn't completely fill the screen, ...
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Which type of screen will provide good video quality for PSX/PS2?

I tried to become accustomed to very blurred and ugly graphics on PSX/PS2 plugged into my TV with a big screen, but it depriving me of any enjoyment of playing games. So I'm wondering which type of TV ...
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Minecraft won’t leave full screen in Windows 10

When we click on Minecraft launcher in menu bar it goes immediately to full screen and mouse has no cursor on the screen so the only option is via keyboard ‘ctrl alt delete’ sign out of computer. We ...
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Star Wars Squadrons Why is my Cockpit so Zoomed In?

I'm having weird issues, my cockpit is zoomed in, which removes the advantage of the republics wide field of view. for instance, this is the ywing bomber from a youtube gameplay video: and heres me ...
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msi GE72 2QF Apache Pro, Windows 10 laptop

I have a gamma issue. My computer is an msi GE72 2QF Apache Pro, Windows 10. It's a brand new computer, so the graphics card should be fine. The problem first started when I was playing Overwatch. I ...
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Save Screen Layout in Flight Simulator X (FSX Steam) with 2 screens

I would like to put Flight Simulator X displaying the cockpit gauges and controls on my laptop 15" touchscreen, and put FSX displaying the outside view on my 32" HDMI TV (like the TV is the windshield ...
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Forcing games to run in exclusive fullscreen mode (for nVidia Share/GameStream)

nVidia Share requires games to be run in exclusive fullscreen mode (it cannot be borderless windowed) to be able to work. Is there a way for me to force games without the option to run in exclusive ...
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Shadowplay records wrong monitor

I have 2 monitors (1920x1080), and I run Battlefield 4 on my second monitor (secondary screen). When I try to save background recording in Shadowplay (1 min video), it always saves the desktop image ...
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Problem with connecting an Xbox One to a monitor

I have an Xbox One which I use with a TV. I now want to use my large monitor instead. It's a LG W3000H which works fine with my pc. I connected the Xbox to the monitor using a HDMI to DVI cable, but ...
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Fullscreen games blacking the screen and running on second monitor

It all started today, it had not happened to me before. Whenever I launch a game which is set to work fullscreen from startup, the game loads a couple frames in my primary monitor before freezing on ...
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How to fix games boot on left screen monitor only

I'm probably not the first this happen just never find a solution! There i have on my left a 24 inch screen connected by dvi middle screen a 50 inch screen set has main screen in windows and use ...
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30 FPS with 60Hz monitor?

Starting today I started playing Team Fortress 2 again, and it was locked at 30 fps since I had G-Sync on. Then I went on Minecraft, and I still had 30 fps because it was still on. The thing is, my ...
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What are the display specs when you play a splitscreen console game?

If I play a splitscreen console game which splits horizontally, what are the display specs for each half? Assuming that for non-split screen the specs are 1080p, 1920 * 1080 resolution, 60 fps, and 16:...
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New TV, Skyrim broke!

I recently bought a 50" 4k Phillips TV, just plugged the PS3 into it to play Skyrim, but now when I look around the screen turns funnily, as if when I moved the stick it was set to snap to a certain ...
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Screen is completely white!

I have played Roblox for years and recently my dad purchased me and my sister new Mac Book Pro's. I was extremely excited for this new laptop because on my old one Roblox had not worked. I download ...
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GOG - Multiple devices - Different game configurations for each device

I have (for now) two PC computers - desktop and a laptop. Desktop is a multi-monitor display setup. When I play on it, all GOG games (all games, for that matter, but basically only GOG can make it a ...
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Best way to connect Nintendo Wii with TV

How can I obtain quite good quality of video on an LCD 50" TV with Nintendo Wii. I bought this console a week ago and had in the package two sets of cables - RCA and component. But then I ...
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soft blurry graphics on xbox 360 hooked to pc monitor

i bought an xbox 360 today and hooked it to my monitor with an hdmi cable. everything looks good except when i get into a game, (madden for example), the quality is softish kinda blurry, the ...
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PS4 and TV link stopped working

I played the PS4 earlier today and didn't face any issues. However I fired it up a few moments ago and all I get is a blank screen with flickering audio. The screen is permanently blank though, it ...
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