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I have a monitor with resolution 1280*720 which i want to set in the Hyper-V windows Server 2008R2 VM i have been using for Development, but i don't how to add this monitor to my VM or recognize this from my VM. I searched internet but couldn't find out.

Can anyone please help.



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When you plug a second monitor, assuming your hardware supports it, you should see it in the "Screen resolution" control panel applet, or you can try hitting "Windows+P" - it would show you a popup window where you can change this.

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I can see it on the host, but i can see it on Virtual Machines running on the Host? – MSU Nov 26 '12 at 16:47
It seem I misunderstood you. What I've offered you is good if you want one screen for viewing Hyper-V machines and another for your host computer (after plugging the two monitors and configuring them as extended desktops you can easily transfer windows). Anyway, I don't think it's possible (yet) to fully expose the physical video card to the Hyper-V VM (same goes with VMWare and VBox), but you might find something useful here:…. – EliadTech Nov 26 '12 at 17:03
didn't help..this is not what i was looking for :( – MSU Nov 26 '12 at 17:18

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