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Mac: 3 monitor setup: My desktop set keep switching places between monitors

Situation: I have a MacBook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) And have 2 External Monitors ASUS VS247 Display connected via thunderbolt. On each monitor, I have multiple Desktops/Spaces ...
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Tell Windows program to stick to one monitor

I use a thin client with two monitors. For some reason the Windows connected to (via XenDesktop) seems to be rather confused about the concept. Lots of programs (including Internet Explorer) open new ...
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Windows recognizes Home Theater receiver as a display

I've bought a Yamaha receiver, A2050. I connect my PC on it using HDMI, from my CPY Haswell i5-4590. Audio is sent perfectly to it, but Windows believes it's a display and added it as a monitor. Is ...
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DWM freezing when display is disconnected on multi-monitor system

I have Win7 Win64, with a GeForce GTX 760 and a Haswell i5-4690. On GeForce I have my TV connected using HDMI and a 2560x1600 monitor connected with DVI-D. On Haswell I have a 2560x1440 monitor, an ...
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Tearing with tv and projector

I hope you can help me with, I recently bought a projector but I have a problem. When I connect it via HDMI to my notebook I get tearing on both screens when I play some videos with scenes with a lot ...
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How to make Windows 10 recognize my monitors size properly?

I have one 4K 32'' monitor, and two 24'' 1080p monitors. Windows thinks the 24'' monitors fit right on top of the 32'' inches one, but in reality they don't and the "extended" desktop is all messed ...
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Supporting 4 monitors with an AMD 7790 GPU

I am currently running a custom build with a Sapphire AMD 7790 GPU. The GPU has 4 ports in the back - two DVI, one HDMI, and one DisplayPort. I had my build running fine with three monitors (two DVI ...
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Is it possible to come up with a 3 monitor setup where the monitors are not connected on one system unit only(CPU) [on hold]

I'm planning to have a 3 monitor setup for my forex trading someday. The way it works is that 3 monitors are connected to one system unit. No matter how many monitors you have it's connected to one ...
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Wanted: Android Tablet As Extended Display For Windows 7 using TeamViewer - via USB only - cannot spoof fake VGA display

I'm shopping for my first Android device, and I have a highly specific question which many hours of research has not answered. However, to someone with knowledge in this area, it may be a no-brainer. ...
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My Start Screen is very weird

I have an external Monitor(1366x768) connected to my Dell Laptop(1440x900) via VGA and it works fine, other than the start screen. These are some screen shots for you to better understand my problem. ...
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Second Monitor goes to Sleep - Won't wake up

My second monitor goes to "sleep" at random intervals and never wakes up. I have to push the physical off button of the monitor, on, and then i can see stuff again for a few minutes. powersave ...
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Display port not working with monitor - Multiple Displays

Today I came home to one of my monitors not working. I thought maybe it was the display port or the monitor itself but no. I tried it with my laptop and it worked! I've come to the conclusion that ...
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No signal with DiplayPort

I have an i5 Lenovo m91p pc (this is the spec) win 10 pro 64 bit. I have a little problem with my DP port. I purchased a DP to HDMI adapter to connect my pc to tv. last week when I first used it, ...
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How can I use 2 monitors with 1 HDMI port?

I have a Windows 10 computer with 1 HDMI port (it also has a VGA port but that's irrelevant as I don't want to use it). I have ordered an additional monitor. What do I need to order to be able to ...
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How to switch desktop tower computer and latop virtually? (not using one monitor)

I've been googling a lot on this, but I find moslty "how to switch computers using multiple monitors or with keyboard&mouse with / without KVM switch". But what I would like to know is how to ...
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Using dual monitor with STLab U-1200 usb 3-c to hdmi

I just migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. On windows, I was using dual 27" dell monitors, one connected through an HDMI and the second with a mini docking station usb 3-c to hdmi (stlab u-1200). http://...
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Performance penalty of nearly static second screen

I have a laptop running a GT 650M with an external 1920x1080 display and a built in 1600x900 screen. Is there a measurable penalty to leaving the inbuilt screen on while gaming on the external ...
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Nvidia Quadro FX 570 + ATI Radeon B276 for 3+ Monitors?

I have a Dell T3400 Work computer that currently has 2 monitors hooked up through a Quadro FX 570, the Quadro only supports 2. I need to add a 3rd monitor, I am running windows 7 32-bit. Could I add ...
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Mac Virtual Screens order keeps changing

I am using my Macbook Pro with 2 external monitor, both of them is connected through mini displayport. One of my external monitor has 3 virtual desktop. (While the built in monitor and the other one ...
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How to launch Java app on certain monitor?

I have laptop with external monitor connected, so actually I have two displays (with different resolutions, but I guess resolution does not matters). When I launch Java app (Supermicro IPMIView in my ...
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Getting maximum resolution via mini display in Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro(2014) and right now I bought an Asus monitor(ASUS VN289H) but I think there is a problem with resolution. I was expected a large display with lots of space but right now I have a ...
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I have 2 monitors but the colours are different, why is this?

The monitors i have are the exact same, the only thing different is one has a HDMI cable and the other a displayport cable. I went to search on the internet but I don't think that could be the problem....
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Triple Monitor Issue 3x ASUS VC239H (DVI, HDMI, VGA) monitors with AMD Radeon R9 270x 4GB (DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort)

Problem: If I connect two monitors to the graphics card via DVI to DVI one of the monitors doesn't turn on. It's not a broken port or broken cable as I've tried them individually and they work fine. ...
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Is there anything else I can do to troubleshoot my 980ti?

I bought an Asus Strix 980ti about 5 months ago. I've been having problems with one of my monitors going in and out quickly. Like, every 3 seconds it shuts off, then back on. I thought my monitor ...
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Using 2 external monitors with a docking station connected to a laptop

I work from a mobile office (office setup in my RV). I have an ASUS laptop and 2 external LED monitors (Samsung & Acer). I have been trying to use the 2 monitors connected to my laptop via an HDMI ...
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Windows 10 desktops resize when monitors go to sleep

I have a Windows 10 setup with 2 different monitors (brands, resolutions, sizes, and DPI) and when my computer wakes up from sleep, all of my applications are moved to one monitor. The applications ...
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How can I save multiple display settings in Windows 10?

At various points throughout the day, I use one, two, or three monitors at a time. At work, I have my laptop (1920 X 1080) docked, and that gives me access to two additional monitors (1920 x 1200). At ...
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Two Monitors, Two Desktops nativelly?

Windows 10 supports multiple desktops (Win + Tab) but is it possible to set one desktop to each monitor nativelly? I use a laptop with a external monitor and would like if each screen worked as a ...
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Surface Pro 4: Using external monitors with the Surface Dock will drop wifi - Is there any solution?

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with the Surface Dock. On the Surface Dock i plugged in two Mini Display-Port-Adapter to HDMI to connect 2 external Samsung monitors. However, when I plug the monitors ...
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Mouse trail and slow response time

I'm currently using my Dads computer and notice there is a huge delay and trail whenever moving the mouse. He is so used to it he doesn't realise it's there. The problem is that he bought two 4k ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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External monitor bleeds over to second external monitor when widow is maximized

I have a laptop with two DisplayPort adapters. Attached to the DisplayPort adapters are two external monitors which are the same brand and model. I find that when I maximize a window on my left ...
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Is there a way to change video source on the monitor using script? [duplicate]

I am using setup in which monitor that accept multiple video sources (in my case DVI and DisplayPort) is connected to 2 different computers. Using monitor buttons and OSD menu I can choose which ...
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Preview second screen in main one

I have an installation with 4 tv's connected to an a HDMI hub and this hub is connected as second display in a windows 10 computer. All is working nice, but all tv's are far away from the computer, ...
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Windows 10 needs monitors on always

Since I started using Display Port, Windows is intolerant of me turning off the displays. It thinks it's been taken away never to return or something, and scrambles all my window locations to sbrink ...
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Change Main Display via Keyboard Shortcut or command line in Mac OS X

I am using OS X 10.11.3 (15D21) with one monitor and one projector. Mirroring is turned off. Mac OS X has an option to switch the main display (the display that has the upper menu) via the System ...
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Computer works only with 2 monitors

I have a computer with 2 monitors, connected to the single GTS 250 video card. One with DVI and one with HDMI. Once I unplug one of these monitors, my screen goes black and in few additional seconds, ...
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How to enable smooth transistions between monitors of different sizes?

I have a dual monitor setup with one HD and one 4k screen. So when I try to move my curser from the big one to the smaller only half the side allows moving. So I often get stuck. Is there a way to ...
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Upgraded to Nvidia 1070, display outside screen boundaries

I have just updated the gpu from a 970 to a 1070. My monitor is 1920x1080. However, when set to 1920x1080 in the display settings, I lose about half the toolbar width on every side of the screen. ...
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Windows - Dual Monitor - How to keep all windows full screen?

My computer at home is a laptop on a docking station. My main monitor is a large Dell which is connected to the docking station and I use the laptop'monitor as a secondary monitor. I use Windows 7. ...
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Rotate one monitor using Intel Collage

I recently got a very cheap offer for 1,5 monitors (2 identical old 1280x1024 monitors and one incompatible stand) that I built together into dual monitor setup. Problem was that in order to fit stand'...
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Moving mouse through multiple monitors on Windows 7

It is hard to explain so I have uploaded this image, maybe it will be more clear. Long story short, Can I move the mouse between monitors in "circles"? Let's say I want to move my mouse from A to A, ...
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Any way to connect external monitor to laptop without cable?

i was pretty excited about connecting my second monitor to my laptop but i noticed my laptop does not have VGA input and monitor does not have HDMI. Is there any way (like LAN-based thing) that i can ...
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Dual Monitor Setup with One Dvi-D port and one VGA port

I have seen many question asking how to hook up dual monitors with only these two ports but it seems the issue in everyone's question is the VGA port. I have my primary monitor that is hooked to my ...
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How to get fullscreen browser on multiple screens

I am setting up a PC that will have 3 touch screens that is meant to display one web page stretched across all 3 screens. I've noticed that when using the chrome or firefox full-screen mode (F11) it ...
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Can DELL Monitors in use on Windows XP be too old to transfer to Windows 10?

I have two 24 inch. high-resolution Dell monitors (Model No. 2405FPW) on a Windows XP desktop, and using NVIDIA Quoadro NVS290 working perfectly. In trying to update to a Windows 10 computer, the ...
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MySQL Monitoring (5.7) causing very high CPU useage when MySQL is Idle

I am running MySQL 5.7 on a Linux redhat machine, and the CPU usage went high for a period, when the database was idle - no queries running. %CPU PID USER COMMAND 79.5 88237 mysql /opt/mysql/...
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Connecting Macbook Pro (HDMI) with external monitor (Displayport)

Damn, got to work, but without two monitors it is not possible. Without any luck I can't connect Macbook Pro to DELL U2312HM using MALE to MALE (HDMI (for mac) to DisplayPort(for monitor)) cable. I ...
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Can a VM be displayed on a monitor that is not used by the host?

I am using VirtualBox to virtualize an Ubuntu VM on a Windows host. I have 3 monitors but the host can only use 2 of them at the same time. However, it recognizes the third monitor. Can a VM be ...
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Does adding another video card hugely reduce the strain on the first?

I've been playing a game which is resource-intensive as it is, but I've since discovered that it causes my video card (which has three monitors connected) to exceed temperatures of 70'C. The framerate ...