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Cannot extend desktop onto second monitor all of the sudden

I have a Dell XPS 8300 on Windows 7 with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphic card. I also have two Dell St2420L monitors. This computer is almost always on and of course when not in use an screen saver ...
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Dual monitors - primary monitor rotates 90 degrees counterclockwise (I DON'T WANT IT TO), secondary does not

Well, you can pretty much read the problem in the title. I have a laptop and a monitor, and when I want to use them in the extended mode, the laptop screen decides to rotate to a portrait orientation, ...
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Is it possible to use 2 laptop screens as a one in windows 8 on ultra book of dell

I want to use only one laptop and only the screen of the other laptop to extend the desktop. Is it possible to merge or extend screen? I am a professional sound producer so its convenient to have ...
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How to get Windows 8.1 laptop to retain extended desktop settings when switching monitor output to other machines via KVM?

I have a notebook running Windows 8.1 and its VGA port attached to a KVM switch for sharing an external LG 1920x1080 monitor with other machines. I can extend the Windows 8.1 notebook desktop to this ...
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Windows 8.1 extended desktop background after login

I have updated Win 8 to 8.1. I have set desktop background to show in metro UI (start screen). I have extended desktop and on the second monitor after login I have only blue screen After going to ...
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2nd Monitor Removed but Desktop Remains

I have the same problem as this question: I think my computer has two desktops and I don't know how to remove the extra one However when I try the solution proposed I don't seem to have 2 ...
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Select “move window” from Win8 desktop taskbar

I have my TV connected as "extended desktop". I start the VLC video player in a resizeable window on my primary monitor, drag it to the extended desktop, and hit "F" for full-screen. Then I settle ...
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Windows 8 extend display without toolbar

Anyone got an idea how to extend display on windows 8 without the toolbar? It works initially but as soon as I click on toolbar on screen 1 it displays on screen 2. This is not the desired behaviour ...
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Can't copy laptop display to hdtv only extended second monitor

I'm trying to hook up my laptop to my HDTV to be able to get films from my laptop and watch them on a secondary TV screen (i.e. duplicate the laptop screen to the TV). At first I drove myself crazy ...
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Multi-Monitor video playback with controls one screen and video on another

I am looking for a free piece of software that will allow me to play a video/DVD on two monitors. I don't want to span the video. Ideally I would like to have the full-screen video play on my second ...
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Show Modern/Metro UI permanently on one of two monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Windows 8 to run 2 Metro apps on each display of an extended display? I have two monitors and I'd like have Moderm/Metro UI opened in Monitor #2 (as it is ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to run 2 Metro apps on each display of an extended display?

I have a Dell U2312HM 23" screen connected to my HP Envy laptop in Extended desktop mode. Is there a way I get 2 Metro "Windows 8 Style UI" to run side-by-side, with one app on each of the screens? ...
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Is it possible to open Modern UI apps on a second display?

It seems like when opening the Modern UI version of IE from the Start screen, it will only open on the main display. Afterwards, I don't know how to move it to the second display, since Win+← and ...
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Three displays (1920x1200) with one graphics card

I'm using a Zotac GTS250 with two 1920x1200 28" monitors in extended desktop mode. I need an additional display, so I'm going to buy one more 1920x1200 28", but since GTS250 doesn't support more than ...
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Windows XP extended or clone desktop not working anymore

I had this issue few days ago for this given configuration: Dell laptop connected to an external VGA monitor. Before: I used it for 2 months in extended desktop without problems, often ...
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How to extend Dell Laptop Latitude E6410 screen to 2 external LCD monitors using a dock with 2 DVI ports?

I'm running Windows 7 enterprise. Two of my external LCD monitors are connected to my Latitude E6410 through the 2 DVI ports on the dock. However, I could only get 2 screens to display at the same ...
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Extended Desktop causes Intel Graphics control panel to crash on Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X

I am using a Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X with Windows XP SP3 and a Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset graphics accelerator, running driver 6.14.10.4926. I can use an external monitor or Dual Display ...
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Enabling Extended Desktop in Windows 7

How do I enable the extended desktop in Windows 7 Professional? I have a AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series graphics card, which supports up to three monitors. I have three monitors connected, but only one ...
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External monitor remains blank when extending from laptop

I'm on a Windows XP laptop and recently inherited a monitor. It unfortunately remains blank when attempting to extend. Things I've tried: Different resolution settings Checking the "Extend my ...
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How to quickly switch between extended desktop and Eyefinity on ATI cards?

Eyefinity is great for games but extended desktop is better for normal work. How do I set up quick switching between those two modes? I've heard that it can be achieved using "Profiles" in Catalyst ...