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How do I get a Monitor to go straight to black on stage?

I'm working props for a theater in upstate new york. We have a rather unique problem with our current show. We have three computer monitors on stage, each of these is attached to a handful of ...
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2answers
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Separate Windows desktops on 1 over 3 monitor setup

If I have a 1-over-3 monitor (shown below), is it possible to split the desktop experience into two sections -- one for the bottom three, and a separate for the top one? For example, I want to use ...
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0answers
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Mirror monitors 2 and 3?

I have an Asus laptop and two 24" monitors. One plugged into HDMI and the other VGA. When I go into my display properties I have 3 options Mirror 1 and 3 Mirror 1 and 2 Extend Desktop I've also ...
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1answer
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Windows 8.1 Desktop background turns black upon closing personalization settings w/ external monitor

I'm having some trouble changing the desktop background for my external monitor on windows 8.1. For setting the background on just my laptop, I can right click the picture and hit 'set as desktop ...
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1answer
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windows 7 screen edge wrong after remote desktop

This seems to happen after I remote desktop into my work computer. Work computer has 2 monitors, both 1280 x 1024, running Windows 7 Pro. Home computer also 2 monitors, 1680 x 1050, and 1024 x 768, ...
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1answer
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Using Windows 7 with Dual Monitors to access Headless PC via Remote Desktop

I work remotely and access a computer in my office. That computer is headless and I use cisco vpn and RDC to access it. (Both machines are running windows 7 pro) At home I have 3 monitors and when I ...
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2answers
775 views

Windows 7 resizes desktop when I switch of a monitor

I have a workstation with two monitors and the desktop extended over them. I have a lot of applications open (generally maximized), and I have a personal preference which application is on which ...
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2answers
625 views

Can I run nVidia's nView on Windows 7 x64?

As the title suggests, I want to run nView desktop manager on Windows 7 x64. nView used to come bundled with the drivers back in the Windows XP days, but I can no longer find it. Alternatively I ...
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1answer
273 views

Desktop background image appearing only when external monitor is on the 'right' of netbook

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. When I attach an external monitor the default is that the new monitor is placed to the right of the samsung n150 netbook I am using. This opens the desktop back ground on ...
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1answer
686 views

Tool to set one background image for dual monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best multiple monitors app for Windows 7? Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display? I used to use a desktop utility program that provides ...
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2answers
521 views

Looking for Windows XP “dual desktops” with dual monitors

I'm looking for some very specific features in a dual-monitor setup on Windows XP and so far have not been able to find what I'm looking for. The best way I can describe it is perhaps dual desktops or ...
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0answers
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Dual-monitor setup on Gnome / Nvidia

This issue has been driving me nuts all day... I hope someone can point me in the right direction. Here's the situation overview: Nvidia videocard (Dell Dimension 9200) Freshly installed Fedora 14 ...
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1answer
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multiple (3) monitors using intel igpu + pci e external video card

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Multiple PCs, one monitor

I need to be able to see the desktops of 4 separate PCs at the same time. Ideally I'd like to avoid using 4 monitors. A KVM won't do the trick because I need to see all 4 displays simultaneously. ...
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1answer
157 views

Multiple monitors on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 8.04.1 and two monitors. Both monitors are showing identical images. How do I fix it so that each of them shows its own desktop?
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1answer
500 views

I think my computer has two desktops and I don't know how to remove the extra one

I think my computer has two desktops - I have no idea how to remove the second one which I never use, not that I know how to use it anyway. If I take my mouse pointer out of the upper bounds of my ...
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5answers
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How can I make my external monitor a separate workspace?

(Ubuntu 9.10) How can I make my external monitor a separate workspace? Ubuntu has two "workspaces", right now when I hook up the external monitor, it just extends the current workspace into one large ...
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9answers
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Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor

Is there a way to fake a dual monitor for testing. I have only one monitor and I have to make an application that is suitable for two monitors. The second monitor screen should appear as a window ...
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1answer
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How to set up an extended desktop on dual monitors in Kubuntu 9.04?

I'm using my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T60) and I have a secondary monitor (which has a different resolution than my laptop screen) connected by VGA. Kubuntu recognizes the monitor and it functions but ...
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3answers
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How do I extend my desktop with an Nvidia 8800 GT graphics card?

My computer has as Nvidia 8800 GT graphics card with the latest drivers. I would like to arrange my screens like the below: 1920x1200 on my big Samsung monitor, with the task bar starting and ending ...
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3answers
851 views

Remembering window's location and desktops on Mac OS X

When I use my Mac, I like have a standard windows organization to do my Work: I put 4 consoles opened side by side on console 1 I put Safari in other Mail and iCal in another TextMate on other etc ...
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3answers
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Unable to extend desktop

I'm trying to hook up my TV to my computer as a gaming/multimedia center but I'm having troubles setting it up. I have a custom built machine running Windows 7 RC. It has an ATI Radeon 4800 video ...