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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55; these are 1920x1080 and have ...
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How to use another laptop as extended monitor? [duplicate]

Both laptops have Windows 7. I want to use Laptop B as extended monitor to Laptop A. At the same time, I should be able to use Laptop B as a standalone laptop. Also, I do want to use this connection ...
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Dual Monitor Setup

I wanted to have a dual monitor setup, but it won't detect my 2nd monitor. I already went into BIOS and enabled the onboard graphics as well as the surround view. I've tried it before and it worked. ...
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Configuration of 3 monitors set- ERROR (SAPPHIRE HD 6670 1GB)

I need a help with configuration of 3 monitors set. There are 3 output in this GPU: HDMI, display port and DVI. Untill now I had 2 and everything worked perfect. When I'm pluging 3rd one into my ...
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Using Windows 7 on Macbook Pro 2015 - Can it power two 2560x1600 monitors?

https://www.apple.com/macbook-pro/specs-retina/ I know it says it can power dual external monitors at high resolution, but can it do this on Windows 7? Does this machine even have drivers for ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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How to have windows 8 windows adapt to a second screen lower resolution ? (surface)

I have a surface pro 3 (high dpi) with windows 8.1 and a second screen (normal dpi). When opening a window on a screen and switching this window to the other screen, it used to adapt gently. For ...
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Connecting two different laptop docking stations to dual monitors [on hold]

Hoping someone can tell me what I need to get this accomplished for my boss. We have two monitors in a conference room and want to set them up to two different docking stations. Some of our reps have ...
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Prevent window from spawning with greater than a maximum size?

I am running Linux Mint 17.1 with 3 monitors. Whenever I start a WebEx session, the windows somehow like to spawn with a size of all 3 monitors, starting on the rightmost monitor, and just spill off ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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Windows forgets window position on multiple monitors after a while

I'm using Windows 7 Professional and I have two monitors connected to the computer, one via VGA (monitor 1) and one via DVI (monitor 2). The VGA one is my main monitor. On the VGA cable there's a KVM ...
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3 monitors in 1 graphic card. Need that 2 monitors shows the same except 3rd monitor

I want to put 3 monitors in same grapic card (DVI,HDMI and VGA). But I have the problem that I need to put a program in fullscreen on monitor 01, a excel in fullscreen on monitor 02, and in the third ...
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My screen is blinking at 1920x1080

One of my monitors is HP 2211x and hes working perfectly using 1920x1080 resolution. But the problem is that ive bought today LG flatron W2243s and it seems that i cant get him to work at 1920x1080 ...
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KDE taskbar *Task Manager) only on VGA screen, not DVI screen

My Task Manager only shows up in the screen connected with VGA and clicking "Only show tasks from the current screen" in Task Manager Settings doesn't make the Task Manager bar appear on the second ...
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Need image of BIOS screen for Lenovo IdeaPad S300

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad S300 laptop with a broken screen. The only way I can use it is with an external monitor. (Aside from the screen, it works 100%.) Recently I've installed the Catalyst driver ...
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Use webcam to track eyes to switch monitor?

I use a dual monitor set-up, where I have one main application on the left monitor and another on the right monitor. I switch between the two monitors very often (probably once per minute) using ...
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How to make the windows alt-tab task switcher appear on the screen the pointer is at

I have a Windows 7 setup with two screens. I often use alt+tab to switch between windows but the app switcher dialog always appears on the main screen, which may be a different screen from the one ...
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How can I stop my monitors from wobbling? [closed]

I recently purchased a new monitor (Asus VS247 if it matters) and found out that it wobbles quite a bit when I type. I've had this problem before, even my smaller monitor wobbles a little bit, but ...
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Colors / Contrast / Brightness Different of Dual Monitors [duplicate]

I have 2 monitors. The colors, contrast, & brightness are different on both displays. I tried to change it manually, but it's impossible to get them to look similar. I like the display of one ...
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Issue connecting new laptop to HDTV by HDMI

I recently upgraded from a Lenovo G570 to a Thinkpad T440. I had previously connected that G570 to my Olevia 232 S13 without any issue, and streamed movies and such from my laptop to watch them on the ...
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How to accurately align monitors in windows 8?

I am currently using a dual monitor set-up and the software used for aligning the monitors only allows the alignment to be changes in 18 pixel increments, this results in me being unable to align the ...
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Windows 8 multi monitor center mouse magnet

Running Windows 8.1, two 1080p monitors. When I slowly move my mouse to the center of the two (left side of right monitor, right side of left monitor) regardless of vertical position it sticks, at ...
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Radeon HD 7700 causes monitor to go into power saving mode

I have a LG Flatron M1717A monitor that has a VGA interface. When I bought a new computer with a HD 7700 card the monitor started going to power saving mode after the Windows loading screen. The ...
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How to start a VNC session with multiple monitor

The work in my lab requires dual monitor (well I can live with only one monitor, but I will have to constantly switching between windows). A headless server (no monitor) is running CentOS 6 64 bit ...
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Solving differing Windows 8.1's DPI issues

I am trying to extend my 13.9 3200x1800 (~264.14PPI) laptop with a 27" 2560x1440 (~108.79PPI) Dell Ultrasharp as top-down set up. But I am having issues with Windows 8.1's DPI scaling. Tweaking the ...
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Mac Mini (Late 2014) probelm when running 2 monitors

I recently purchased a Mac Mini and had the intention to use it with 2 monitors. I used the HDMI port to plug into one monitor and a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter for the other. Everything works fine ...
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How can you automate video output/resolution changes in Vista?

I have a laptop with an external monitor and frequently switch between outputting to both the monitor and laptop screen as an extended desktop, and solely outputting to the laptop screen. Every time I ...
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AMD Radeon R9 270X not supporting 3 monitors

My setup: 1 DVI, 1 HDMI (to VGA adapter), and 1 Display Port(to HDMI adapter). I would be fine with the HDMI and DisplayPort monitors displaying the same image. AMD Catalyst Control Center's ...
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Two identical external monitors, one having hardware detection issues, but working in one specific setup

I've got two HP ZR24w external monitors. Used for years. A few weeks ago, I turned the system off in the evening while it was still working fine, and when I turned it back on the next morning, one of ...
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Keyboard shortcut to extend to 2nd monitor in vmplayer?

I am using Vmware player and my host OS is Windows 8 (guest OS is Lubuntu 14.04). I removed the top bar of my VMplayer because I found it annoying. I did this by going into ...
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Locking the first screen, but leaving the second screen unlocked

I have an LCD monitor connected to the computer via VGA, and I have a TV with computer connected via HDMI, and the desktop is extended between Monitor and TV. When the computer is locked (should be ...
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Dual Monitor setup detected as single screen

Two similar monitors display the same picture and are shown as a single monitor under Ubuntu in System Settings -> Displays. This is a DELL Latitude e5550 laptop and both displays are connected via ...
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windows 7 doesn't allow my third monitor to work

I have an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650" Graphics card, with 1 VGA and 1 HDMI port, + main monitor on my laptop and 2 external monitors. I'm trying to connect my third monitor but whenever I try to ...
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Mouse Lag on External Monitor

Hooked up my new USB Docking Station in order to add a third monitor to my laptop. I'm running one monitor directly from the HDMI port on my laptop and one from the DVI-to-VGA on the docking station. ...
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Dell Monitor does not turn on

I have a Dell P2815Q. You can check the description on the link below: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Dell-28-Ultra-HD-4K-Monitor---P2815Q/productID.309552300 I have been using ...
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Windows 8 HDMI Second screen not letting me set resolution to 1600x900 [duplicate]

I have a Hitachi TV which on HDMI input uses the resolution 1600x900. However, when I plug in my TV with HDMI, Windows automatically sets a resolution for me and only gives me 2 choices when trying to ...
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Driving two Dell UP2715K monitors

I have been using a Dell UP2715K happily with a Nvidia NVS 510 card. It drives the screen at full res (5120x2880) and 60Hz refresh without problems, using a pair of DisplayPort cables. The card is ...
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MacMini Dual Screen dragging window to secondary screen failed to land desired location

When I drag a window to the top area of the secondary screen, it won't follow the cursor to the desired location, but jumps to the middle of the screen. It worked fine before the Yosemite upgrade. Is ...
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The resolution option is greyed out when duplicating display with monitor and projector

I have a Windows 7 PC which has an built-in Intel graphics card and one NVIDIA Quadro 410 graphics card. A monitor and a projector are connected to the PC. When I duplicate the monitor display with ...
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How to configure first display at boot with Nvidia GeForce GTX

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 graphic card with 2 displays connected, one in one DVI port and another in DisplayPort. I want the DisplayPort display will be the main one. I know how to configure ...
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CAG on Mac no longer allows dual monitors

Up to a couple of weeks ago, I was able to use dual monitors on my Mac with CAG. Now I get a message saying: Degraded display Your windows will be displayed on one monitor because your system ...
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Acer Aspire XC-605, Windows 8 x64-Bit not detecting second LCD screen

I have pretty much a stock Acer Aspire XC-605; Specs are: - Intel Core i5 processor 4440 - NVIDIA GeForce GT635 2GB - 4GB DDR3 Memory I don't know what else to add in the specs, as I'm not too ...
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Moving Applications Between Multiple Displays

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop with Intel HD graphics and three displays: 1) The laptop, 2) mini HDMI connection to external monitor, 3) USB3 video adapter connected via HDMI to external monitor. All ...
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Is possible to port virtual machine on second monitor?

Is it possible to display a virtual machine (VM) on a secondary monitor like a TV, and the "core" operating system on the primary monitor? I want to play a game with a friend, and I imagine I could ...
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How to unsplit the display

I accidently split the display on the same screen. How do i unsplit it? As you can see in the picture above, i have 1 LCD screen with an additional monitor. However, the LCD shows 1/2. How do I undo ...
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Windows 7 will not detect dual monitors when 2nd monitor is turned off [duplicate]

I have an issue with a client computer that I am kind of stuck with. They have a dual monitor set up with a projector as the 2nd monitor. When they turn on the computer while the projector is turned ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to my new laptop

I have a M4800 and have 3 monitors running windows7. I have connected 1 monitor to the VGA port, 1 monitor connected via usb video adapter and i have 1 monitor connected to display port. the one on ...
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Let windows wake up all screens on Log-in?

I have the following problem with Windows 7 after restarting from hibernation: Some or all in external screens opened windows come back to the home screen so I need to arrange them again I found ...
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How can I permanently change the main display on a dual display setup in Ubuntu?

I have two displays running on a PC running the Elementary Linux distro connected to external graphics, a GeForce GT 220. There’s a 23" inch widescreen Haier on the left connected via HDMI, and a 17" ...