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Cloning two external monitors to one laptop

I have a dell lattitude E6230 and 2 HP monitors. I tried connecting them using a Belkin HDMI to dual VGA adapter but the monitors throw a message :change resolution to 1600X900 and 60Hz. But my dell ...
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IE Kiosk mode - detect if monitor is on

I am writing an app which uses IE's kiosk mode to display. I want to be able to detect whether or not the secondary monitor is powered on from the app. Preferably with Javascript/jQuery events. Is ...
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GPU lockup / reboot while playing Minecraft on Win 10 preview

Alright, so I've experienced this problem previously, and found a solution, but said solution no longer works. When I had this problem before, I found that it was due to my dual monitor setup in ...
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Monitor goes to sleep over vga but not over hdmi. Over HDMI, it turns off completely under Windows 7

I have a dual monitor setup and just got a new graphics card. My old one was a Gtx 570 and it had two DVI-I ports. I connected both my monitors using an adapter to convert DVI-I to VGA (one of my ...
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I get 'no signal' on both monitors when connecting both using DVI splitter

I have two ACER V196L 19" monitors that I want to connect using DVI. I bought a DVI splitter but when I connect both my monitors to it (via DVI) both monitors say 'no signal' If I plug each monitor ...
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Displayresolution + clone mode in Windows 8.1 in script at startup?

I want to force a dualscreen system ( 1: Monitor, 2: Projector) to a) set the dual screen clone mode for monitor and projector. b) set the screen resolution of both to 1280x800 This needs to be ...
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Display Scaling - Win 8 Control Panel

In "Control panel -> Display" there is the setting "Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays" which I disabled because i want the scaling in some monitors to be 100% (i have 2 low dpi ...
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Running four monitors off a Sandy Bridge motherboard and GTX 560 Ti?

I originally appended this question to another very similar question where it was established that it was in fact possible to run three monitors off the of the setup I'm currently using. Apparently ...
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ScreenSaver/Lock-Screen on Second third Monitor

I'm using win 8.1. My setup is a 3 monitor one. When I lock the pc, the pretty picture of the lock screen appears only on the main monitor, leaving the other 2 with a default "blue" screen. How can I ...
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Troubles with connected second monitor to Nvidia FX 580

I'm running Win7 Pro, 1st monitor connected via HDMI is a Samsung S24D300 (main monitor) no problems. 2nd monitor is an LG W2261VP connected to one of the DisplayPort with a DisplayPort to DVI cable. ...
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How do I route audio to my HDMI port instead of the display port

My Dell Studio 1747 notebook has an ATI radeon HD 4650 graphic card. The card has both HDMI as well as Display port output. However, the audio routes to the Display port instead of the HDMI. Since ...
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DPI scaling on windows 8.1 does not work properly until reboot or re-log

The new Windows 8.1 features a per-monitor based DPI scaling. Thus the same app, if DPI aware looks great on all monitors. Its working fine, except for Microsoft Outlook 2010. When I boot it looks ...
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Dual Dell E2314H monitors (1 VGA, 1 DVI) - both work fine, but only one will display at any time regardless of settings

Dell XPS 8700 (or slightly earlier) PC running Windows 8.1 64 all up to date. I think the graphics card is a AMD 3000-series with a VGA and DVI output. Although looking at XPS models now they seem ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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Force Refresh Rate in Linux

I'm using a Lenovo X230 laptop with an external LG-34UC97-S monitor. I've turn off the internal monitor and hooked up the external via HDMI. Looking at the user manual, native resolution and refresh ...
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Play video across multiple monitors

I'm trying to set up a system that plays videos across three large HDTVs. I have the monitors all working, however when I try to maximize the video, it only maximizes on a single screen, rather than ...
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When Nvidia Surround is enabled, Google Chrome has border around edge when maximized

Simply put, whenever I enable Nvidia Surround (with whatever settings), whenever I maximize Google Chrome on one monitor, it will have this weird border around the top, left, right, and bottom edges. ...
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Stretch game across multiple monitors in fullscreen

I've got three monitors next to one another in portrait mode, so my full resolution is 3240x1920. I'd like to have the game stretch over all three monitors, so they behave as a single ...
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Linux / X11 - Force older games to use main monitor

I'm running a dual-screen setup on my main PC, with a 28" monitor connected via DisplayPort and an old 19" screen connected via DVI. Unfortunately, a lot of older games seem to insist on trying to run ...
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Windows 8 doesn't tile the wallpaper properly

I am using 3 monitors: 1200x1600 - 2560x1440 x 1200x1600. I downloaded a wallpaper that is 4960x1600 pixels and I want it to span across all 3 monitors. I used to be able to do this by using the ...
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How to connect a MacBook to two external monitors

I'm trying to connect my two monitors to my old Macbook (2008) with one Mini DisplayPort connection, but I only get my two monitors showing up the same thing on the screen with a splitter. I want to ...
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Why does the DisplayLinkManager perform so many I/O write operations?

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate with 4 monitors connected with DisplayLink DVI > USB adapters. I noticed that the DisplayLinkManager process performs many I/O write operations, as the screenshot ...
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Window Chrome on Task Bar, Desktop IE, scaling incorrectly on Windows 8.1 on SP2 with an extended desktop to an external display

I have a surface pro 2, and an external monitor attached via mini display port adapter. I have UNCHECKED the "let me choose one DPI for all screens", and everything is great except I have one fly in ...
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Force extended display

Anyone here know how to force extended display via registry on windows 7? Something like this http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/1005458-force-extended-desktop-win-xp.html My ...
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Why can't my Nvidia graphics card drive more than two monitors?

I don’t understand why a graphics card—such as one made by Nvidia—isn’t able to run 3 monitors at any resolution but can run 2 monitors some much higher resolution. I figured the main factor for ...
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How do I make both dvi ports to work to support two monitors?

I need to use two monitors on my Dell desktop computer with Windows 7. But I have difficulty to plug one of the monitors to the correct video port! I have a VGA port on one board which I can connect ...
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Can I force my touchscreen monitor to receive touch input without being primary?

I looked around to see if someone had a solution to my unique problem, but I only found solutions pointing at Control Panel > Tablet PC Settings > Setup, and this does not work for me. This is my ...
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2 monitors on GTX 690 + 1 monitor on DisplayLink = “Unable to save display settings”

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I have three monitors: one monitor is connected to one of my Nvidia GTX 690's DVI ports. one monitor is connected to a USB port using a DisplayLink DVI > USB ...
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Is there any method to keep DataLoad classic working on an extended desktop while performing other tasks on the laptop?

I am using DataLoad Classic v5.4.1.0 to load form-data in Oracle EBS R12 application. I have got a monitor which I am using to extend my desktop. On the extended desktop in the monitor, I want to run ...
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How to connect several monitors to one computer, and all display the same thing [duplicate]

I have an interesting problem. I need to have one computer that drives around 30 (Thirty) monitors. I have a very large room, and need each monitor to have the same thing on them. I'm open to the ...
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How to dock a window to an inside edge of a dual-monitor setup without a Windows key? [duplicate]

I have read other posts about how to use the Windows key and the left/right arrow to dock a window against the right or left side of your screen. My question is how does one perform that command ...
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HDMI x2 splitter Thinkpad T530 5400M

I am looking to get a mini display port to HDMI x2 splitter for my Lenovo Thinkpad T530 ([2429-6hg]) The spec sheet for my laptop says it has a nVidia NVS 5400M graphics card that has support for "Up ...
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Magnify Individual window in Windows 8.1

Do any programs exist which magnify a single window on a pixel level (that work with Windows 8.1)? By "pixel level" I mean that for 2x magnification each pixel in the program is displayed as a 2x2 ...
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Windows 7: Restrict a keyboard to a specific monitor?

I'd like to know if there's a way to restrict a keyboard to only interact with programs on a specific monitor without having to use a VM (waste of system resources for my needs)?
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Not able to connect an external monitor

I am new to ubuntu and I am facing this behavior and don't know what to do. I would appreciate any help. I am trying to connect external monitor via VGA(I tried even via HDMI,but no use) but not able ...
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Windows Touch Screen With Multiple Monitors Puts Cursor On Wrong Monitor

I have see a lot of people asking this question and getting answers that supposedly worked. NOTHING I have found works for me. I have a default Dell monitor that came with my Dell XPS 1700. It has ...
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Cannot run games in fullscreen after installing USB graphics adapter

I purchased a USB 3.0 graphics card to get around my graphic card's limitation that only allows two active monitors at once. It works perfectly fine and now I'm able to use three monitors at once. ...
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configuring synergy with dual monitor server on top of single monitor client

I'm trying (and failing) to configure synergy with a dual monitor ubuntu synergy server on top of a single monitor Windows client: |-------------------------||-------------------------| | ...
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Map winkey + D (show desktop shortcut) to specific monitor or screen [duplicate]

I'm using the shortcut Win + D a lot, becuase it's very useful for quickly minimizing all windows. Recently, I got a notebook and a monitor. I mainly work on the screen, and the laptop is only for ...
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Disable desktop extend in Windows 8

Is it possible to disable Windows Desktop Extend irrespective of any devices plugged in? aka I never ever want to display my desktop on a secondary monitor I work in a hot desking environment in ...
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How do I make Windows scale the taskbar correctly after I switch to monitors with different DPIs?

I have a laptop that has a native 3200x1800 15" high-DPI display, and a docking station connected to two 1920x1200 23" monitors. If I sign in while the external monitors are disconnected, the task ...
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Dual monitors not working - xrandr shows both

I have two monitors plugged into my PC, one of the monitors is working but the other stays blank. If I boot into Windows both monitors then work perfectly. This is the output of xrandx -q ...
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Different monitor setup at multiple workstations

I have my monitors at work set up to the left of my macbook, and at home to the right. Based on the way my monitors are mounted, I can not change their location to be the same in both of my ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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DVI-D output on GTX 660 not working (correctly)

Symptoms are like this: I boot up my computer, I only get a signal to the monitor connected on the DVI-I port I change the cables at the outputs, now I get signal to the other monitor, so it's not ...
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Disable Windows 8 Monitor detection with display port monitors

I have 3 Dell UltraSharp U2414H Monitors connected to a NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980 graphics card via display port. The monitors are not chained. So each monitor is connected directly to the graphics ...
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Dual monitor setup, windows are switched around when connecting HDMI TV

I have this setup, 2 permanent DVI monitors and a optional HDMI TV. It automatically (dis)connects when turning the TV on/off, but my windows are shuffled around every time I do and don't stay on the ...
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Can I run two external monitors on Dell Inspiron 15RMT-7567

My laptop has only HDMI and USB ports (one is USB 3) but no VGA port. I want to run two 23" external monitors and don't care about using Laptop display. How can I do this the best way if I can do it ...
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Running 2560x1440 with nVidia 525m on Dell XPS L502X

I'm trying to get a Dell Studio XPS L502X to run an external 27" monitor via the HDMI port running off an nVidia GeForce GT525m. This is the native resolution of the monitor. The highest resolution ...
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NX: Opening GUI windows without having a virtual desktop constraint

I use NX to remotely connect to some other machine. Is there an option to just open a terminal and invoke programms via a command line? Reason I want to do this: I work with (at least) 2 displays, ...