monitor

Fri
23
Sep
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How to Fix: Windows 10 Display Shifted when Playing Games

Infopackets Reader "Ivar" writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 and am using a monitor with 60hz and 1600x900 resolution. Since the upgrade, I have encountered problems with my screen shifting whenever I play some games. When this ... happens, my screen shifts to the left, leaving a black bar of about 4 centimeters on the right side. This only seems to happen when the games change resolution to 1024x768 - however, in Windows 7, changing resolutions worked flawlessly. I came across your article on how to calibrate your screen , and looked for the 'auto calibration' button you ... (view more)

Tue
11
Aug
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How to Fix: Windows 10 Display Shifted; Screen Fuzzy

Infopackets Reader Mike T. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just installed Windows 10 over this past weekend, but my LCD monitor's display seems to be shifted to the right, and the fonts are fuzzy. The left side of the screen has a small black border around ... it. In fact, the clock appears to be missing the 'AM' or 'PM', and the date shows only the month and day, but not the year. Any ideas what is going on? Should I upgrade my video driver or do I need to whack my monitor? Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me, and many, many thanks for all you have taught me over ... (view more)

Mon
18
May
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How to Fix: Monitor Keeps Going Black / Turning Off

Infopackets Reader 'Tina' writes: " Dear Dennis, My monitor keeps going black. It flashes on and then off after a few seconds, then it goes to a black / blank screen. Sometimes I have to power it on and off 20 times before the monitor will work ... properly, and some days, my monitor won't turn on at all! When this happens, my monitor power light stays yellow as if the monitor is sleeping or in standby mode. Normally the power light is green when it is powered on and working properly. Any ideas why my monitor keeps turning off? " My response: There are many reasons why a monitor keeps turning off ... (view more)

Fri
01
Nov
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'Directory Monitor 2.4.1.13', and 'CryptoPrevent 2.2'

Directory Monitor 2.4.1.13 Keep tabs on your system's directories using Directory Monitor. This program will notify you immediately if a file changes anything on your system, making it a handy security tool. Features include balloon notifications ... and change logs. http://www.deventerprise.net CryptoPrevent 2.2 Prevent ransomware from wrecking your system with CryptoPrevent. This tiny utility is capable of locking down your Windows operating system (OS) to prevent infection. This program supports Windows XP -- so it might be a useful tool for those concerned about Microsoft's April 2014 ... (view more)

Fri
16
Aug
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'Monitor Asset Manager 2.7', and 'PARTYBlaster 1.0.1'

Monitor Asset Manager 2.7 This plug and play utility can be used to collect all sorts of information about your monitor, including color status. It's compatible with 32- and 64-bit versions of the Windows operating system, including the new Windows ... 8 OS. http://www.entechtaiwan.com PARTYBlaster 1.0.1 PARTYBlaster is a simple and easy-to-use media player designed with social events in mind. It offers a number of exciting features that make sharing and playing music at a party extremely easy. PARTYBlaster includes Facebook and Twitter functionality. http://weebly.com This freeware software ... (view more)

Thu
11
Jul
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'WhoCrashed Free Home Edition 4.02', and 'Network Monitor II 18.3'

WhoCrashed Free Home Edition 4.02 System crashed? Find out what caused the problem with WhoCrashed Free Home Edition, version 4.02. With just a single click WhoCrashed provides you with a list of drivers that could be responsible for causing a ... crash. http://www.resplendence.com Network Monitor II 18.3 Keep tabs on your network with Network Monitor II. This program shows you important information about your wired or wireless Internet connection, including speed, signal strength, and download / upload progress. http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info This freeware software program is brought to you ... (view more)

Wed
12
Jun
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'Microsoft Process Monitor 3.05', and 'Volumouse 2.0'

Microsoft Process Monitor 3.05 Looking for an advanced process monitoring tool for Microsoft's Windows operating system? Then look no further. This tool shows you real-time information about your system, including registry activity. It provides you ... with a range of uniquely powerful features. http://technet.microsoft.com Volumouse 2.0 As the name suggests, this tool is designed to help you control your computer volume using only your mouse. Once installed, this program allows you to set the volume simply by rolling the wheel of your favorite mouse. There are a wide range of customization ... (view more)

Tue
05
Feb
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'GPU Monitor 7.5', and 'Tonido 3.64.0.22358'

GPU Monitor 7.5 As the name suggests, GPU Monitor allows you to keep close tabs on your graphics processing unit (GPU). It displays information related to a number of important factors, including memory usage, temperature, and clock speed. NOTE: To ... download this program you must click one of the website icons listed below "Special Features." http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info Tonido 3.64.0.22358 Using this absolutely free program you can access files stored on your home computer from a smartphone or tablet device. Tonido also allows you to share your files quickly and easily across multiple ... (view more)

Tue
29
Jan
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Dell's Project Ophelia PC the Size of a Flash Drive

Dell is reportedly preparing to release one of the smallest computers in the world. It's possible the device, which Dell calls "Project Ophelia," could prompt other PC manufacturers to build tiny, portable computers like it. Project Ophelia is a ... full-functioning computer that measures just 3.5 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. All in all, it's not much bigger than a USB flash drive. Device Powered by PC Monitor, TV Project Ophelia is powered by the USB port of a larger screen, such as a PC monitor or high-definition television. Dell suggests that the best way to run the device is ... (view more)

Mon
21
Jan
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'NeoSearch 2.4', and 'Battery Monitor 5.2'

NeoSearch 2.4 NeoSearch is designed to perform a thorough search of your Windows computer system for any and all files stored there. It's very similar to other search programs, but this one has been specially designed to increase search speeds and ... reduce the impact it has on overall system performance. www.koshyjohn.com Battery Monitor 5.2 Battery Monitor shows you vital information related to the activity of your Windows laptop computer's battery pack. In addition, it allows you to change the ways in which your notebook computer uses its battery power, thereby giving you controls so you can ... (view more)

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