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GeForce GTX 1080 4K Monitors

The new GeForce 1080 has 3 DP, 1 HDMI, and 1 DVI connections on it. Since it has 3 DP connections, can it support multiple 4k monitors with one card?
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lightdm(lightdm-gtk-greeter) black screen when reboot/poweroff

I have a extend monitor connected to my laptop. ArchLinux + systemd + lightdm + lightdm-gtk-greeter. When I execute reboot or poweroff command, Both of the 2 monitor will show an black screen(I can ...
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Updated AMD drivers and monitors hooked up to on-board card no longer display

I was having issues in some newer games like Fallout 4 and Everspace where seemingly randomly I'd get a "Graphics driver has recovered" message and the game would crash. I was told the issue was ...
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Trying to work with 2 Displays on Windows 10

I am trying to work with 2 monitors on my Win10 Laptop. One being the main laptop screen ofc and the other a LED TV I recently bought. Now when I connect them via HDMI and select "Extend these ...
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How do I keep my Dell OptiPlex AIO from disabling the keyboard and mouse when in HDMI in mode?

I have a Dell OptiPlex 9030 All-in-One computer, which has an HDMI in port. It seems that when it is on HDMI in mode rather than "computer" mode, it disables the keyboard and mouse--presumably because ...
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Turning off DVI monitor disables it in Windows

So, I've seen Turning DisplayPort monitor off disables monitor completely and everything points to be being becuase of the way DisplayPort is designed. But I'm having basically the exact same ...
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In Windows 10, how can you get VMware Horizon View to maximize to only one monitor?

VMware Horizon View (for VDI) does not behave like other Windows applications - if you have a second monitor attached and you click the maximize button, it maximizes across all available screens (ie ...
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Can I use S-Video output converted to VGA for daily work?

I have here a video card with a VGA output. Next to that, it has also an S-Video output. I am thinking on upgrading my system into a dual-desktop direction, by buying an s-video -> vga converter and ...
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Touchscreen monitor versus computer for kiosk applications [on hold]

When creating a kiosk application would it be better to go with a touchscreen monitor or a computer? In my case the monitor will be 50 feet or less from the computer, so HDMI cable will reach. My main ...
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Swap desktops between monitors (windows)

I want to be able to swap the desktop on monitor 1 with monitor 2. "What is the best way to swap the part of the desktop which is visible on monitor 1 with the part of the desktop which is visible on ...
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How many displays can Intel Iris 540 support?

I want to get a Dell XPS 13 with i7-6560 CPU and Intel Iris 540 GPU. Question is - can the GPU support 3 displays at 1920x1080? There are enough ports to support 3 displays (a Thunderbolt 3 port can ...
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DVI-D to VGA Adapter “Input Not Supported” on Startup

I've been tasked with increasing the number of monitors from 1 to 3 for a PC. This machine originally had a DVI-D connection straight to the monitor from the PC. My knowledge of DVI cables was not ...
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Samsung Syncmaster P2770hd Monitor Powers on and off [closed]

Issue: I have a 2 yr old Samsung Syncmaster P2770hd Monitor that Powers on and off peridically. Info: Monitor has: 1) main board and 1) power supply board. Help The problem is with one of the ...
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My TV is not detected when I connect to my laptop through Thunderbolt/HDMI cable

I have a laptop with Thunderbolt(Mini Display Port) and ofcourse TV has HDMI port. Si I bought a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable and connected the devices but TV is just not showing up when I press Detect. ...
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Remote Win-7-Pro PC needs to have 3 enduser logged into it at once

I have a financial system at work that currently is used by 3 employees and there are 5 physical monitors connected to it. Each monitor has some type of different financial data on it. What my end ...
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Television connected to VGA port shows 'No Signal' message

I have an [Acer Aspire XC-705 8L Desktop PC (Black) - (Intel Core i3-4160, 10Gb RAM, 2Tb HDD, DVDRW, WLAN, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)][1] that I bought on Amazon that has a HDMI and VGA socket. I ...
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Just bought new monitor but has yellow tint

I just bought a new monitor and it's exactly the same model as the one I already was using. It's standing near my old monitor and compared to each other, the new monitor looks like it has a yellow-ish ...
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Deactivate power-saving mode when HDMI is plugged in

My Problem is that I have an external screen which I plug into my laptop via HDMI. Now when my Laptop turns of the screen after the normal-15-minute-ish timeout, it also cuts the powersupply to the ...
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Moving windows between monitors makes mouse go stuck

Because of the snapping in Windows (search for "multitasking" in settings), when you move a window from one monitor to another, you need to drag it fast, otherwise it will try to maximize the window ...
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Dual display resolution issue in Windows 10

I've got a 1980x1020 monitor connected to a 1366x768 laptop running Windows 10. Everything was okay but today I turned the laptop on without turning on the monitor (it wasn't powered), and turned the ...
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HDMI Cable Dropping Signal - Quality Issue?

I bought a cable to connect my pc to my now fairly old 50 inch Sony Bravia TV. I picked a cheap one as the distance is only about 3 metres: ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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Screens go black, return with hit of Windows key

So I have a dual-monitor setup and every once in awhile (pretty random amounts of time), both of my monitors will go black. I can't fully characterize this at the moment because I haven't used my ...
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2 monitors one rendered by CPU and another by GPU

I want to hook up 2 monitors to my system, currently I'm only using one monitor connected via DVI through my GPU. I have a VGA(sad face) connector behind my motherboard and I found an old monitor ...
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Using 2 external screens with my laptop

I have a ASUS Zenbook Pro laptop, and a Dell S2715H 27" monitor connected to it using HDMI. The laptop has 2 ports for display: 1xhdmi and 1xmini displayport. The monitor only has 2xhdmi. If I buy ...
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R9 390 8GB: 4 monitors slow, 3 monitors fast

If I have a few office applications open, everything seems just fine with (4) 1440x2560 monitors running off my single R9 390. If I use Photoshop, even constraining Photoshop to a single monitor, or ...
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VMWare cycle multiple monitors not working

I have a Windows 7 Host with a RHEL 6.8 guest with VMWare tools installed on VM Workstation 10. Whenever I click in full screen cycle monitors to get a two monitor view of my VM, only displays the VM ...
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Can't activate more than 4 monitors at the same time

As the title states, im currently running a system with a Radeon 7850 eyefinity 6 (6 separate mini display ports). To every port I have connected an active mini DP to HDMI converters. in each of ...
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How can I stop my monitor turning itself off and on again every few seconds

I have two monitors connected to my windows laptop. Sometimes (particularly after resuming from a suspended state, but sometimes it just happens randomly too) the second monitor will go into a cycle ...
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displaying 2 displays at once on vga and display mini/ with integrated intel 4000 graphics

I am having a weird problem with a display setup I am hoping someone knows anything about. Here is the setup I have 2 asus vp239 screens both work perfectly fine that has been tested. My work ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution [duplicate]

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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3 Monitors with laptop

I have a Asus VivoBook S400CA , it has 1x VGA and 1x HDMI port. Can I connect 2 monitors to these ports and use all 3 monitors(1 Internal, 2 External) ? And I want to stretch the screen and not clone ...
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Extended desktop with Optimus in Linux

The issue I'm experiencing is extending my desktop, it also pans 1 monitor to the entire viewport of all screens. This is what I'm dealing with: Dell XPS L702X sudo lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Maintain window placement on monitors after reinserting to dock

I have a laptop that normally sits inside a docking station. Connected to the docking station are two monitors which are used as display devices (the laptop's own monitor is switched off as the ...
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In Windows 10, can I shuffle a different wallpaper on each of four displays?

I'm running Windows 10 and have two ATI Radeon HD 5750 video cards outputting to four monitors. I like to have my wallpapers shuffle through my favorite pictures. Is there a way to have each monitor ...
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puzzling.stackexchange.com turns left monitor black

This is a weird one. This is a new issue on an existing Ubuntu 14.04, dual screen setup, using Unity, nothing out of the ordinary. When I go to puzzling.stackexchange.com on my left monitor screen ...
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PCIE GFX Card along with PCI GFX Card

I have a complicated question with a restricted budget (Like 0$). I have a PC with a GT220 graphics card which which has a limitation of being able to use only two of it's out of three. Now I need to ...
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How to always lock Macbook when it's closed

I use a second display at work but don't close the laptop. I want it to lock when it's closed regardless of what peripherals are plugged in. Is there a way to do this?
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Turning off third monitor turns off the second, doesn't do opposite

So my display is being super weird, and has since I think my last install of win 10 which was a few months ago? When I turn off display 2, both display 2 and 3 turn off and both are disabled moving ...
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Program turns black when I switch monitors

I have a docking station for my Lenovo work laptop, in which I have two monitors plugged in. Occasionally, when I take a program that's being displayed on my laptop monitor, the whole program will ...
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Computer crashes whenever I use two monitors, one through VGA, the other through HDMI

I have a laptop that I've connected two monitors to: one through VGA, the other through HDMI. Whenever I turn both of them on in the display settings, I get a gray screen with an error message ...
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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan Fix Scaling

I currently have a MacBook Pro Mid-2014 13" running OS X El Capitan. I have an external monitor attached to it, Philips 223V5. It is a 1080p monitor and I am having a hard time seeing text on the ...
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Identical Screens Don't Align Even Though Aligned in Screen Resolution Menu

I have two identical screen, with identical resolution and orientation set. In the screen resolution window, I have set the multiple displays = Extend desktop to this display. When I drag the two ...
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Using iMac as 2nd monitor(Target Display mode) with Thunderbolt 3 equipped PC laptop

Considering an upgrade from my 3 yr old Asus N56VZ laptop to the Dell XPS 15 Infinity. The Dell has the new Thunderbolt 3/USB-c connector. Does anyone know if this connector can be used with Target ...
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Control panel windows open in an nonexistent screen in Windows 7

I have Windows 7 and I am using only one monitor. When I try to open any configuration window from Control Panel, the window opens into an nonexistent monitor, they "fly" to the right of the monitor ...
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Select default display output BIOS level

My custom built pc has a couple of display output ports on both integrated and dedicated NVIDIA card, but it only displays output on mDP port of my NVIDIA card currently. It works fine with Windows ...
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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Display to multiple display(TV) from one PC

I have setup of 5 TVS (4k) connected to a single PC via HDMI using 5 Output Display Card. I want to display 5 chrome tabs on separate TVS. Is there a way I can control them convieniently - I can't see ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...