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Win 8 full hd laptop with second non-hd screen

I have just recently purchased new laptop with full hd screen. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 screen size is 14". Before someone starts freaking out, I do not understand why people saying they wouldn't ...
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Graphic Card Affinity

I have a DELL Inspiron 15R 5537. It has "switchable graphics" since it has two video cards, the Intel HD 4400 Graphics Card and the AMD Radeon 8850M. Now the Catalyst Control Center's "Configure ...
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Positioning a big monitor ergonomically

Searching the the web for information about viewing angles for monitors, I only come up with information (like OSHA) that was published before 24" was standard, and 30"-40" and multiple monitors was ...
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sapphire r270 not running 3rd monitor

I can not seem to get three monitors to run on my new card. I have one running via VGA, the other HDMI, but the third Display port to VGA does not seem to work. Any help is appreciated!
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How to stop my application windows being moved when my computer goes to sleep in Windows 8?

Each time I turn back my dual screen on, I find my windows in a complete mess, their position and their size have all changed and are all gathered in my main screen. It appears that something ...
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Getting Windows 8 to display different pictures on each display desktop

Until today, my computer has always run a slideshow on my dual screen desktop. Each screen would display a different picture, and would change alternately. In other words, if the picture was set to ...
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No VGA Output please assist

I have been stuck on a problem for a couple of days now. A friend of mine's Laptop (Lenovo G560) was being used to connect to a projector daily - She is a teacher. She plugged a students phone into ...
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Block mouse from secondary monitor [duplicate]

How can I prevent the mouse from entering a secondary monitor, in Windows 7? I want to restrict mouse movement to be only within the primary monitor. Ideally I would also like to prevent ...
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3 Monitor display on a AMD A8-6600k

I have an AMD A8-6600k. I can extend my display using VGA and HDMI. Vga to my widescreen lcd, and HDMI to my TV. I am a programmer and I needed to test resolutions from the TV, and monitor. One of my ...
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Windows 8.1 second monitor large with low resolution

I am running Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y50. I am connecting to a Lenovo LS2023 20" Wide external monitor and I am having some trouble with getting the displays to scale properly. The Y50 is a 15.6" ...
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Best Way to Connect 3 Computers to Peripherals

I'm trying to find my best, low-latency option for connecting three computers. Generally, this wouldn't be an issue, but I see no way to do what I'm looking to do without having to plug/unplug cords ...
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In Windows 8, how do I get an application to connect audio to newly attached audio output device?

At work I am using Windows8.1 on a lap top. I have firefox running and select a video on the web to watch, so far it is working good. Now I plug in the HDMI to TV, and tell the computer to mirror the ...
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3 monitors on hd4600

I have connected 3 monitors via DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI. However only DVI and HDMI show. When I disconnect the monitor connected to the HDMI plug then the monitors on DVI and on DisplayPort work. ...
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Accessing second display over first monitor

I got and projector on my computer which totaly works fine. I can move windows back and forth with keybinds and what not. Usually thats all I need but sometimes I need to interact. Like clicking ...
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Configure three screens backed by two graphic chips in a laptop under Linux

I'd like to connect two external monitors (one via HDMI, one via VGA) to my HP ProBook 4330s LW813EA laptop, while keeping the laptop screen on as well. The Intel HD 3000 graphics embedded in Core ...
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Xen with dual-graphic card on Dell laptop?

My Dell laptop has dual graphic card. It is really difficult to configure the discrete card to work with Linux, and I don't want to use things like bumblebee. So I am thinking if I can use VGA ...
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External display on Macbook pro retina not working

I have a late 2012 Macbook Pro Retina 15" with Windows 8 installed, no OSX partition. Until today I had 2x external displays connected and working, both connected to the 2x Mini Displayport ...
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Are there any adapters available (or is it even possible) to convert 2 single link DVI to a Dual Link DVI? [closed]

Ideally I'd like to get two of these: http://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Graphics-1920x1080-1600x1200-DisplayLink/dp/B004AIJE9G/ And then have a converter combine them into one Dual Link that I can plug ...
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Blurry image with new VGA Cable

I have a Samsung TV Monitor, which I connect to my Dell Laptop through the VGA cable that came with the monitor. So far, no problem with that. A few days ago I bought a new VGA Cable since I usually ...
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Running 6 monitors with 2 radeon hd5700

I have 2 Radeon 5700's each containing 2 dvi ports 1 hdmi port 1 display port I am aware that with one HD5700 i can run 3 monitors, but i would like to know.. if i have 2 x HD5700 can they each ...
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win7 - play audio on correct display device

How can i achieve that applications audio is played on device depending on which display it is shown? I often have my tv connected with my laptop via HDMI and i want that the applications sound is ...
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If I enable SurroundView, will I still be using my GPU?

So, I enabled Surround View in the BIOS to use two monitors, one is plugged at the GPU and the other at the motherboard. Everything works fine. But I'm using the GPU for both monitors? Catalyst ...
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Triple monitor setup on GPU and MOBO

So, I have an AMD 7870 Sapphire OC Edition. It only has two DVI slots, HDMI and a display port. Anyway, I have two 1080p IPS panels setup to my main monitors, these are both connected to the GPU via ...
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Changing the Windows 7 taskbar location when the number of connected monitors changes

For my workstation I use a laptop connected to several monitors: I have a taskbar at the bottom on each monitor (using DisplayFusion for the non-primary monitors). Sometimes I take the laptop out and ...
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Different computers with Windows 8 with the same account

I've got several systems set up with Windows 8 in my home. 1 is my desktop with a triple screen setup and I like having the taskbar vertically on the left edge of the left monitor. Also, I like having ...
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Dual Monitors, wont allow watching movie if monitor 1 is turned off

I use 2 monitors, my 55" LED T.V for watching movies, and a 46" LED as my desktop monitor. I recently purchased a new video card, I am running windows 8.1 and use VLC for my media player. Since the ...
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Does turning off the monitor drop GPU power consumption?

When I manually switch one of my monitors off in a dual monitor setup does the GPU drop power consumption and stop sending a signal to the monitor? Does it work the same way when Windows turns off ...
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3 screens setup intel HD integrated 4000 + nvidia 635m

Hi I have 2 extra screens apart from the laptop's one, and been trying to connect one via vga and other via hdmi, but when I try to set them both at the same time, windows does not let me apply the ...
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Dual monitors: Fullscreen doesnt go to current monitor?

I'm on Windows 8. I have a dual monitor set up with a NVIDIA GTX 750ti. When I try to run anything in full-screen mode, it doesn't open the full-screen mode. In current monitor when I clicked ...
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Having trouble in Ubuntu with dual monitors

I am having trouble with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and getting my GUI to show after trying to get my dual monitor setup working (worked just fine with one) with AMD R9 270 graphics cards. I am tired of working ...
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One DVI cable isn't working with new graphics card?

I've just bought a new 750 Ti, and unlike my old 5750 which had 2x DVI-I ports, this has 1x DVI-I and 1x DVI-D, but I'm not sure if that's causing the problem here: I've also noticed that my two ...
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Dual Monitor Won't work with DVI and VGA Together

I have a replicator port (VGA only) that goes with my Dell Laptop. I also have one Dell monitor (VGA) and a second Dell monitor with both VGA and DVI. The replicator port only has one VGA port. I ...
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Ubuntu not setting display resolution correctly

So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an older Mac (like 2010), and trying to connect to a TV using a mini display port to HDMI adapter. The adapter does work on a different Mac (and newer) thats running ...
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Is is possible to use SLI with two identical graphics cards with different RAM sizes?

Specifically, I have an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 4GB, and an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 2GB. I am using them on an Asus P8Z68-V motherboard, which claims to support SLI. The cards are ...
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Windows 7 Monitor won't connect when starting up computer

So I've done a little testing! First, some backstory: I travel a lot for a living and I take my desktop with me when I do, but I only take 1 of my 2 monitors. So, when I get to the hotel and I hook ...
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Why is my second monitor showing a black screen?

I have a Dell Optiplex 780 computer (using a AMD Radeon 3450 if that helps), which I connect to my monitor with a DMS-59 splitter, to split it into 2 VGA cables. When booting into BIOS, both monitors ...
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Displays not working

I am new to linux/ubuntu, and I am having issues with getting my displays to work. My setup works perfectly fine on windows. but I am having trouble getting it to work on ubuntu. I have 5 monitors, ...
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How do I configure synergy to use a non primary monitor?

I have a tri-monitor set up that is shared between a windows box and a linux box, on top of which, two of the monitors are connected to a KVM switch which switches between the two machines. The third ...
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Windows get moved to the primary monitor after waking from standby with mixed DisplayPort and DVI-D dual-monitor setup

Problem Description I am using the following setup: nVidia GeForce GTX 680 Dell UP3214Q (Ultra-HD, 3840x2160, run in its native resolution, connected via DisplayPort 1.2, i.e. DisplayPort on GTX ...
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Mac Mini with two monitors (HDMI and DVI)

I've got Mac Mini connected to a LG Flatron IPS235t-bn monitor using Thunderbolt to DVI cable. I want to purchase an HDMI monitor as a second for this system. Will this work if I just connect my new ...
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Is it possible to connect multiple output screens to single machine

Suppose i have four screens A,B,C,D connected to single machine. I need to play different video to each screen which control and coordinated by application running on single machine. Problems i am ...
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Dual monitors with VGA and HDMI on Intel HD Graphics 4600 with correct screen resolution (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7. My computer has an Intel HD Graphics 4600 with the latest drivers. I am trying to run dual monitors with two Asus VS228 monitors. The ideal resolution for this is 1920x1080. ...
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Connecting Laptop to Monitor while it is switched on [duplicate]

Is it ok to connect a laptop to a monitor via a VGA cable while the laptop is on? Normally I shutdown my laptop before doing so - but is this necessary? I am using Windows 8.
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Can't get multiple monitors to work with windows remote desktop

My remote desktop session is refusing to use both monitors. Here's how they are laid out I do have the option checked in the Remote Desktop Connection What else can I do?
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Touchscreen as a drawing canvas for photoshop

I am willing to buy a captive touchscreen monitor to use it as a drawing canvas. I have chosen this monitor from dell: http://www.dell.com/ed/business/p/dell-s2240t/pd It support 10 point touch and ...
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Can my AMD Radeon HD 6950 graphics card take a minidisplay port to displayport?

So I've had my AMD Radeon HD 6950 for around 3 years now, and I've always had 2 DVI's connected to it. I have decided that I would like to connect another monitor to it, without buying another card. ...
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dual-monitor on Linux : how to change the virtual resolution of only one screen

I am using Centos 6.3 with two screens : screen A : 1280x1024 screen B : 1680x1050 Screen A is the main screen, and screen B an extension. The problem is, screen A should accept a virtual ...
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How do I find a laptop or desktop that supports external 4k monitor?

I am trying to word this question in a way that makes it not opinion-based, soo... I have a Seiki 4k monitor, now looking for 4k content. Looking at a bunch of (lower-end) 4k laptops and desktops, ...
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Google Chrome Freezing in External Monitor

I'm using a Macbook with Retina Screen with a DELL LED Monitor connect via HDMI Cable. I usually keep Google Chrome Canary open in External Monitor with 8-10 tabs open and Keep my Editor in ...