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    Solved! Graphic Artist looking to buy SmartTV/Monitor

    Hello, looking to buy a smart TV that can also purpose as a computer monitor. I am an old-schooled Graphic Artist, Designer...Transitioning out of CS6. My house was ripped off, and all electronics were stolen...I have an Apple Macbook Pro. I am considering going for the 2'fer. smart...
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    Solved! Monitor has no optical port but sound bar does.

    I have an Asus monitor and a Sony sound bar. My plan is to have my PS4 projected on the monitor and the sound coming from the sound bar. I have no trouble with the first part but with Audio there is no clear solution and would love some help. My monitor has no digital audio port, only an analog...
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    Solved! HELP! Monitor won't turn on :(, works fine with external monitor + image when shone with light

    Please help. I have ASUS Zenbook UX340UA and I've been using it for around 7 months now . Yesterday afternoon after using it for a while the screen suddenly turned off. I used an external monitor (using HDMI) and was able to shut the laptop off. I thought by not using it overnight it would solve...
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    Solved! Greetings my friends

    Hello, i have Asus x540L laptop and i want to buy Monitor because this screen is to small, and i only play CS GO so i dont wanna buy new computer just because of one game, so my question is, can i connect my laptop to 144hz monitor with hdmi cable?
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    low frame rates on 1050ti laptop screen, but better when connected to monitor.

    I bought the dell inspiron 7567 laptop, with the i5 processor and 1050ti graphics card along with 256gb ssd, i was getting very good frame rates at first, few months later, it became extremely bad, i never noticed it and thought it was my laptop's limit, until i connected it to a monitor, i was...
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    Sony STR-DE897 receiver going into protector mode very often

    How can I fix my Sony STR-DE897 receiver from going into "protector" mode so much? I'm new to the whole audio setup idea with a receiver, subs, and monitors, but I'm running my MSI Z170i motherboard into the receiver via optical cable, out to 2 KEF C200 SW subwoofers, and out of those stem 2...
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    Solved! need to recover data from hard drive of laptop with a broken screen

    my laptop has had a broken screen for some time now, so i’ve been using a monitor and hdmi cord. the other day while i was logging in, the laptop froze up, so i held the power button down to turn it off. i guess the hard drive * the bed, as it loaded in to bios upon restarting. at this point...
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    How can I set up 5.1 surround sound, 144Hz refesh rate with PC, Monitor and Receiver.

    Hey, all! I am looking for help from you audio tech's and PC tech's out there! -Monitor: Asus vg248qe 144 Hz -Receiver: Denon 5.1 setup -GPU: Radeon RX480 -My motherboard does not have S/SDFI -Window 10 64 bit I want to set up a gaming PC with 5.1 surround sound and monitor with 144Hz refresh...
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    Laptop wont connect to monitor

    I have read other threads and have found nothing useful. I have a laptop and the screen broke so I removed the monitor and i have it open like a desktop. Now the laptop will not connect to my monitor or another tv but another computer that is not mine connects to both. I have tried signing in...
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    How to connect two extra HDMI monitors to a HP Pavillion laptop on extended mode

    Hi All, I have an HP Pavillion laptop with display adapters model = Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 and NVIDIA GeForce 940M. However, it only has one HDMI input and no VGA input. The laptop version is 10.0.1734 build 17134. I have installed windows 10 on it. My two extra monitors are Samsung S23C350H...
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    Solved! Starting & Stopping a streaming service makes monitors turn off and on

    I use three monitors with my PC. My middle monitor is a Samsung (U28E590D ) and the side monitors are ASUS (VS248). When I open any streaming site, whether it be Netflix or Spotify both ASUS monitors will go black for roughly 3 seconds then turn back on. This only happens when I open or close...
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    I have a Dell monitor only that I want to use as a tv. Via the monitors hdmi port my Chromecast is plugged into I am able to

    monitor only, no mouse or keyboard . the only audio source i have is an soundbar with red & white jacks . what does the blue oval with 15 little holes named?
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    LG monitor showing No signal or no input.

    Hai guys. Please help on LG display - no signal or no input screen. If I connect with Normal VGA cable it is working. But while connecting with HDMI cable and DVI cable its showing no signal. Please let me know the solution
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    Solved! connecting studio monitors as 5.1 surround speakers

    hey i already have 4 monitors so i thought id only buy a center and a sub and could have a 5.1 system. the problem is that the monitors are already amplified. how can i connect them? from HDMI (gygabyte vega 64) to an adaptar (if there is something like this) or from the motherboard (asus...
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    hdmi to tv and dvi to monitor can make it extend and sound will come out?

    i have 1 pc connect hdmi to tv and dvi to monitor, does this can make it to extend and does the sound will come out?
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    144hz monitor on laptop that doesnt have display port or mini display port exit.

    My laptop is the acer nitro 5 and it doesn't have a mini display port or a display port exit. I want to buy a 144 hz monitor (ViewSonic VX2458-MHD), but since I don't have display port exits on my laptop how do I use the monitor at 144hz?
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    Solved! HDMI 2.0 into HDMI 1.4

    Hi, so I recently got a 144hz benq xl2411p monitor for my laptop. And my laptop hdmi out port is 1.4, and the hdmi port for the benq monitor is 1.4 also. And I got a hdmi 2.0 to use. And I thought hdmi 2.0 is backwards compatible, and I'm not getting an option for 144hz. Help!
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    Solved! How can I play sound at the same both from my laptop and my extended monitor I connected with HDMI cable?

    Hi, I've connected my Asus monitor Model:VG245H to my Samsung notebook laptop using an HDMI cable to use the monitor as an extended screen. I'm currently watching a movie on my laptop and a Youtube video is playing on the monitor where my little brother is watching. There's a sound on my laptop...
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    Solved! MACBOOK PRO to Multiple Screens

    Hi, I currently have a mid 2012 macbook pro that i got used. I want to get two monitor so that i can connect them to my macbook pro. So the first part of my questions is this: 1) what is a tool i can use to connect my macbook pro to 2 external monitors? I also have my desktop that i want to...
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    My HP monitor shows ACER on screen

    I bought a monitor from a friend and when I boot up it shows ACER S271HL instead of HP L1908w. What I've tried so far ■ uninstall all display drivers (clean uninstall Nvidia and Intel) using DDU ■ installed latest nvidia drivers and intel drivers for integrated and this is what it look like...
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    I just build my new PC and I don’t have my monitor yet. How do I use my laptop screen as a monitor for my new PC?

    I just buidl my new PC and i Dont have my monitor yet. Does anybody know how to use laptop screen as my monitor so I can go to the bios and install windows
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    Secondary Monitor Help Needed

    So i'm using two monitors, A SHARP TV as my primary monitor (which works perfectly), and a secondary Dell P1913 1440 x 900 Monitor (DVI). My main monitor successfully uses my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, but the Dell monitor defaults to Intel HD Graphics and wont let me select the GTX. I tried...
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    Studio Monitor Barewire Cable

    I bought the Presonus Eris 4.5 and connected it to my Audiobox. However the Barewire red+black cable connecting the active to the passive is broken. There's nowhere online to buy replacements. I've been told to use an RCA to RCA and cut the ends off but I am worried I'll mess up and have wasted...
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    Solved! Cannot connect laptop to external monitors

    My son got a new laptop from work, which does not have any serial port. Our additional monitors have only 15 pin Male serial connectors on the cable. What do I need to purchase to utilize these monitors with his new laptop?
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    Does my laptop support a 144hz Monitor?

    Hello! I have a GX501VSK (GTX 1070) laptop at the moment and I'd like to know whether it is going to support 144 hz monitor I've recently purchased Monitor - XL2430
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    Solved! Dell precision M6800 and dual Samsung cf39 monitors.

    I have a dell precision M6800 and have recently bought dual Samsung cf39 monitors. The monitors have hdmi and serial hookups. I haven’t been able to get the monitors to display my laptop. I hooked up one monitor to hdmi and the other to the serial. I also tried to hookup just one and...
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    Solved! Not enough HDMIs

    Hello. Im having a bit of trouble with my monitors setup I currently have 2 24" monitors 1 via DVI and the other via Display Port. Also have a 49" 4K TV connected to my PC to enjoy 4K HDR games on the big screen conected through HDMI. The problem comes with my last acquisition, an Oculus Rift...
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    Solved! Docking station question

    Hi. I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this (my first post on this site). But I'm wondering if this docking station would let me have additional monitors in extend mode. My laptop is a Lenovo thinkpad E470 and only has 1 HDMI output but i would like to use more monitors would this...
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    2 audio inputs, 1 audio ouput

    Hi, I'm currently at work on creating a desk set up with two monitors. The monitor on the left will display my PC (windows). The monitor on the right will display my TV (chromecast, TV-channels, etc). I want them both to provide me with audio simultaneously through my headphones (with...
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    Solved! Low-Average laptop running on a high

    I have a low-av er rage "gaming laptop" that costs about 500$. I just got a very nice high end monitor and I am wondering what issues I will run into trying to connect my not so good laptop into a very nice monitor.
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    4k monitors that work with MacBook font scaling?

    My monitor (BenQ GW2765) doesn't work properly with my 15" 2018 Macbook; and in displays I see this Depending on what option I select, text is either tiny or blurry. (I've tried HDMI and DisplayPort.) I am pretty confident that if it were working correctly I'd see this: Can anyone...
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    Solved! What's the highest resolution Intel® HD Graphics 5500 can support for a secondary display?

    I want to buy a secondary display which would be connected to my laptop. My laptop has an Intel® HD Graphics 5500, and the resolution on my laptop is 1920x1080. What's the highest resolution that the GPU can support? Much thanks.
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    Solved! Alienware M14x R2 Issue

    Hey Guys, i have an alienware m14x r2. My screen cracked a few months ago and i connected it a monitor which was working fine. Windows 10 did an automatic upload and now, its still running however there is no output on the screen. it did this in the past, but once the upload finishes, it...
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    VR Headsets to watch slide show

    I just want a simple headset to mirror monitor So no need for true VR, just slideshows and plain movies.
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    Solved! Connecting external monitor to broken laptop issue(video mode not supported)

    hello! my laptop screen is broken ( Half of it works ) and I decided to use my old samsung monitor, I went and i bought a cabel ( HDMI to VGA ) and i plugged the monitor cabel to the laptop. and On the monitor it says Video mode not supported. How can I fix the problem to use the monitor insted...
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    Solved! High def sound from Xbox one S to YAS207 to monitor without HDMI arc port

    I plan to purchase an LG32UK550 4K monitor and a YAS207 soundbar and watch UHD dvds via my Xbox one S. I have no need for a television hence why I don't plan on buying a 4K TV. The xbox one S (as far as I'm aware) and the monitor don't have a HDMI arc port. I can't seem to find a monitor with a...
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    Solved! How to use my 144hz monitor with my laptop?

    I recently purchased this ( laptop for school and soon realized that it was out performing my desktop in every way. I decided to try to game on my laptop instead, but I can't seem to get it to output more than 60hz to the...
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    Solved! Dell laptop screen boots yo then qits will only work on external monitor

    When I turn it on the screen boots as usual then goes black unless I hook to HDMI monitor.
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    Solved! How do you monitor computers with Veyon?

    I typed in the correct MAC address and IP address of my MacBook Pro onto the master computer, and I put a public key into the client computer as well. On the client computer (MB Pro), it said the file was locked and it could not do anything with it.
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    Solved! My head-sets don't work the same

    I doubt this is the problem, but it all started around that time. so i plugged in my second monitor and my headsets started acting up since then.... now i cant see movies or watch any sort of video because it practically inaudible... But i can still hear discord calls and some sounds like that...
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    Solved! Acer aspire HDMI to Phillips 170B moniter dvi issue

    Hey, My Acer Aspire laptop has a stuffed screen so I bought a HDMI to dvi cable to plug into my Phillips 170B monitor. The laptop recognized the screen right away. The issue though is I can only see the display sent to the monitor from the laptop for a split second but then it goes dark. When...
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    Solved! Any Smart TV Recommendations?

    I’m looking for a 40” Smart TV It will usually be used as a computer monitor and Security Camera Monitor as well as a TV which is why it would be helpful to have picture in picture capabilities I am looking for 4K resolution with HDCP compatibility, with 120 Hz or greater refresh rate, HDR...
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    Solved! Nvidia Surround with 3 monitors

    I have a laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. So far I have made two screens connect in the surround feature but not the third. I have used the only HDMI port and the only display port, but the last monitor will not connect in the surround feature with the thunderbolt port. Is...
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    Solved! [eGPU]External monitors to share eGPU and iGPU

    Hi, Here is the background. I'm using MBP15 late2016 with RP455, three external monitors and a sonnet RX580 eGPU. Since the eGPU is the only one that power up the three monitors the RP455 is basically idle all the time. so I'm wondering if its possible to hook up one monitor directly to my MBP...
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    Solved! Is it possible to change laptop screen to a higher refresh rate screen

    Hi, right now I have an old model of MSI Gs60, with GTX 970M 3gb. The screen is only 48 p hz, which I found unsatisfied with. Is it possible to change only the Screen to others which with higher refresh rate? Because I like this model very much, and I don't found any other unsatisfied except for...
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    Solved! Rokit 5 Hissing Issue

    Bought a brand new pair of Rokit 5's and a new audio interface as my previous monitors died. Initially experienced a constant static noise when using the speakers however using a different power socket seemed to fix that significantly. Every 30-50 seconds however the speakers will emit a harsh...
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    Monitor always on sleep mode with hdmi cable

    hi, yesterday a bought a new samsung monitor (24" FHD Monitor SF350 ) and a 10 m hdmi cable (Valueline HDMI 1.4). The problem is that when I connect my laptop to the monitor with the cable, the monitor automaticaly goes into sleep mode. I have tried 2 more hdmi cables( 2 m. each) and they work...
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    Solved! 2nd monitor not recognized by laptop

    i have a sense m2485b monitor and it doesnt recognize my laptop please advise tried hdmi and vga
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    Solved! MSI Laptop GPU dead?

    Hi guys, it has been 4 years since i've used a forum for my pc problems, usually I was able to fix everything myself. This time I really need your help. Problem Description Short - Laptop MSI GS63VR stealth 6RF - Not detecting dedicated GPU (GTX1060), well it kinda does in device manager - Not...
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    Solved! LG 32GK850G-B Gaming Monitor

    After much deliberation, I decided on this model even though it does not harbor speakers which is coming back to bite me in the rear end. The only audio jack it has is a headphone jack and I was wondering how I can get speakers onto this bad boy, let alone 5.1 surround sound if possible.
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    Task.EXE 50%+ CPU usage at all times

    No apps in Process is using any CPU, but its in the resource monitor so I assume it's a virus. I have tried everything I could find on Google, MalwareBytes, Adwcleaner etc. etc. I already reset Chrome settings as well (Not sure if related or not but I already did it) My room doesn't really have...
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    Solved! PS3 to monitor Sound

    Right now I have my PS3 hooked up to a computer monitor (through HDMI). the sound is coming out of the computer monitor but I am wondering if there is anyway to project the sound to external speakers as the monitor sound quality is terrible? The monitor has DVI-D IN, VGA IN & Audio IN (as well...
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    Solved! Is there any way to connect your external monitor to your dedicated graphics card

    I have an ASUS gaming laptop with a GTX 960m in it and a 144 Hz monitor that I recently bought. The problem is that my monitor isn't running at 144 Hz. When I go into my display settings on windows 10, it says that it's using the Intel graphics card and I don't know how to change it so that the...
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    HW Monitor use of zero

    Hey All, This is something that had been bugging me for a while. Why does HW Monitor list my #1 cpu core as "core 0"? Doesn't "zero" denote the absence of a unit of the measurement or count being taken? Obviously this is one of the really big questions of our time, but I'm sure there's...
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    Is there a laptop interface for a desktop computer?

    I would like to have a desktop computer because of their longer lifespan, upgradability, lower cost, and greater power. I don't need major in home portability, as I generally use this computer from one place and rarely need to move it. Unfortunately, I do not have a place in my house where I...
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    3 Monitor Audio Desync

    I have 3 monitors. Main: Asus VG248QE 144hz - Display Port Secondary: Acer 60hz - DVI Tertiary: RCA TV - HDMI Every time I watch a video, stream, anything, if it is long enough the sound eventually starts to play before the actual video. I have looked up a lot of things online but can't find a...
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    what price can i sell my monitor for

    what price can i sell my monitor for , it has a cracked screen but other than that its is fine. it is a 32 inch curved monitor
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    Solved! My TV cannot change input source

    I recently got a second hand Samsung SyncMaster 933HD. It's a relatively old DTV/PC monitor. It has 2 HDMI ports so running a Playstation should be no problem. My problem is the buttons on the side of the monitor don't work so I can't change the source to hdmi. It is stuck in PC mode. I've...
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    Solved! Need help with audio from PS4 & PC

    Hi I have been trying to figure this out for the longest time now and just need some straight answers I can't seem to get if at all possible. Okay so I am going to be building a new PC in the next few months to accommodate for a dual monitor set-up but I also want to use a (PS4 Slim)with the...
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    Is there a way to somehow get better color quality for Acer Nitro 5?

    Just wanted to know if there's a way to possibly replace the current monitor of an Acer Nitro 5 with something that has better color depth (I am aware that's unlikely, as laptops are at best tricky when it comes to changing hardware) or if there's any hardware/software that can help? Currently...