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Second monitor not recognized after installing windows 10

I have a Lenovo x240 notebook in a docking station. I run two additional Dell screens and wireless keyboard. This operated on Windows 7. The first screen operates through the 15 pin plug and the ...
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HDMI switcher causes screen to blink at 1440p on Windows

I use an HDMI switcher to easily switch my main monitor between my laptop and my desktop. It's a really simple standalone switcher with three HDMI inputs, one HDMI output, and an optional micro USB ...
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Tile to stretch image across two monitors does not work

The answer to this question, Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display?, does not work for me. I have found images that are supposedly large enough to handle the two 1920X1080 ...
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Projector with laptop normally used with 2 screens lockup

My laptop is normally docked and uses 2 screens. Some software either remembers which screen it had previously been on, or prefers one screen over the other. When I undock and plug into a projector ...
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Windows 8 notebook display resolution borked after reboot

I'm having a weird issue on my Windows 8.1 Pro install at work. Reinstalling is not really an option as I don't have the time for that. I've asked the sysadmin but he doesn't have a clue either. I ...
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Put select displays to sleep temporarily in Windows 7

This is my first post here. I have a tri-display setup: 2 computer monitors (ASUS, DVI to HDMI) and a TV (Sony, HDMI). I lay in bed and watch all my media (TV shows/movies in MP4/MKV) on my TV and I ...
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In Win 7 can I use one long animated \ moving wallpaper image, on dual monitors, @ 3840x1080p?

I'm running Win 7 Ultimate 64bit. I have two 1080p monitors. In Win 7 I can natively use one long 3840x1080p still image and just right click and set it to desktop background. It requires no third ...
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what registry to change to force app to run in second monitor?

I have two monitors and I want to make sure that some applications (I did not make myself) will run in second monitor, what registry key should I change for that ? Thanks
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Multiple desktops on multiple displays in Windows 10

At my desk, I have a second monitor plugged into my laptop. When I unplug it and go away, all the windows on the second display get crammed onto my laptop screen. I would like to have that second ...
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why doesn't my onboard video card show up in device manager?

I am running Windows 7 Pro. I have an on board integrated video card and a pci video card installed. they both worked fine til now.All of a sudden my second of two monitors is not getting a signal ...
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Extended Display with 2 Monitors and 1 VGA Port

My company bought the new guy a computer that has only 1 VGA port (no other display ports) and he has two monitors that both support VGA as well as HDMI. I was initially thinking he needs a VGA ...
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Win 8.1 BSOD when booted without main monitor

I'm on Lenovo Y580 laptop with win 8.1. At home, I connect the laptop via VGA cable to a computer monitor, set it as the main display and set to display only on the computer monitor, effectively my ...
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Monitors not turning on with computer

I have 3 monitors connected through displayport cords and they do not turn on when my PC powers up and only turn on after I hit the PC's reset button. Here are some details: Graphics card has 3 ...
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Windows 7 - Duplicate two displays with a different refresh rate output

Thanks for taking the time to look at my question! To start, my hardware, and what I am attempting to do: I have a NVIDIA GTX 780 as my graphics card (and I love it!) stock speed and BIOS ...
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How do I set/force/enable specific (second) monitor to very low resolution in Windows 8.1?

I am using nVidia graphics card. I have two monitors - one normal, 1080p, and second, special display, connected to VGA, capable only of 400x300 pixels. However, since it's very OLD, it's missing any ...
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Will windows 10 automatically detect my external tv/monitor?

I have a windows 8, now 8.1 hp laptop with a damaged screen. I wanted to know if I upgraded or did a clean install to windows 10, would it automatically recognize my external monitor/tv. When I had 8 ...
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Connect with multiple tv displays using wifi network

for reference as mentioned at given link. How can I connect multiple monitors to a single PC by LAN cables? How i can i connect with multiple monitors/projectors over wifi insted of lan cables. Do ...
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Windows 10: Primary Monitor taskbar not hiding

OS: Just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 Software: Display Fusion v7.2 (if meaningful) Adapter: NVideo Gforce 650 TI Yes, I upraded the NVideo Gforce driver to Windows 10. I had to, as the ...
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Can I output audio to all three of my monitors?

I've seen this question asked tons of times, but it's never answered. I'm looking to output audio from my computer, to THREE monitors simultaneously. I don't want to use physical cables. I've got ...
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Multiple monitors broken with Windows 10 upgrade

I have a HP ENVY 17-3200 (switchable graphics: Intel HD 4000 + AMD Radeon HD 7800M) with a triple monitor setup: Laptop's builtin LVDS 1080p display DisplayPort WQXGA display DisplayPort 1080p ...
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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10

It seems Microsoft has tried to solve this problem Multi-monitors and the corners of the screen. In Windows 7, there is no boundary between monitors and the mouse can move freely across the top of ...
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Can a fake second display be enabled in Windows 10?

I just updated to Windows 10 and discovered that Microsoft broke this method of adding a fake second monitor: Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor which I rely on for scaling some small ...
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How to fix strange change of window positions when using non-native resolution with triple monitor setup?

I'm having a 3x1 monitor setup where I use my middle monitor for gaming. When I'm gaming on my primary monitor on a non-native resolution the window positions on the right monitor will changed pretty ...
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Can I use double monitors using my integrated graphics alongside my graphics card

I have a screen which has a broken HDMI, meaning it can only use VGA. I also have another, older screen which only has a VGA slot. I'd like to use both at once, but don't want to buy another graphics ...
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Extend Notebook Display to Two External Display

I have 2 external monitor which I plug in both of them via VGA splitter into my VGA connector on my notebook. But both of my external display shares the same display, not split. It only split on my ...
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Stretch wallpaper across screens of different dot pitches, maintaining geometry (Windows 7)

I found a program called "Dual Wallpaper" that allows me to stretch pictures across monitors. However my monitors are different dot pitches (the one on the left is 24" 1920x1200, and the one on the ...
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TV attached as first monitor gets no signal unless second monitor is switched on too [on hold]

No matter what I do in settings for displays (duplicate, desktop on 1 or on 2): I get no signal on my TV screen attached as the first display unless the second display is turned on too. If not, then I ...
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Dual display through X11 protocol

I have a question: I'm working on a computer that has no secondary display output, but another computer in the network has one. Is this possible to extend the second monitor through X11 with the ...
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configure gnome3 with 2 graphic cards and 3 monitors

I'm using Debian Jessie with two graphic cards and 3 Monitors. One on the onboard card and two on an internal card. I can select and configure the two monitors on the internal card but can't get to ...
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Can't Connect to External Monitor on RHEL6

I have rhel6 installed. I am using a W530 lenovo laptop. I am trying to connect to Lenovo LED monitor using VGA cable. I think I have the Nvidia driver installed but I when I plug in my VGA cable the ...
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Remote Access Using Windows 8

I have remote access to dual monitors in work, but hve a single monitor at home (Windows 8). I cannot access the secondary screen from home. What are my options?
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Lenovo SL510 - to external monitors

I remember someone told me that ny laptop can be used as hard drive and connected to external monitors via some device( forgot the name). I actually saw it once someone just takes closed lenovo ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...
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Macbook Retina USB-C with a 1440p display over HDMI

Regarding the MacBook 12 inch, I would really like to know if the USB-C HDMI Apple dongle will support 1440p or higher? And which 27inch monitor supports that resolution over HDMI? Is this ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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DisplayPort MST and HDMI adapter

I have a Dell u2715h monitor which has both a DisplayPorts in and a DisplayPort out. It claims to support DisplayPort 1.2 and MST (Multi-Stream Transport). I do not have a second DisplayPort ...
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2 monitor (extended) on 1 PC running windows 7

My PC's graphics card has 2 slots: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA I have 2 monitors: 1 with DVI-D and VGA, and another with VGA only I would like to run 2 monitors with extended display. What is the best ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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Two monitors in VirtualBox Ubuntu guest fails

The host is Windows 8. The guest is Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. My problem is that when I start the machine with two monitors, the right one is black, and the left one shows image but is unresponsive. I can ...
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xrandr would not detect my second monitor

I am using linux, have 2 monitors and 1 laptop (3 screens in total) in my setup. xrandr detect 2 displays (laptop + 1 ext monitor) and I get the same output on both external monitors. $ xrandr ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 guest cannot detect second virtualbox monitor

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) VirtualBox setup on VirtualBox 4.3.30. As I understand it, this setup should permit the use of Dual Monitors by the guest OS. The host OS is Windows 7. I have the guest ...
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Lenovo T410 Laptop and Dual Monitors

I have my laptop on a mini dock with an external monitor connected to the VGA port on the dock. I would like to connect a second monitor for extended desktop sharing, but don't have DVI ports on the ...
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How can I get my monitor's edges to “scale” to one another in Windows?

For instance, if I have a 4k monitor (short edge is 2160px) and a 1080p monitor (short edge is 1080px). How can I force Windows to operate in such a way so that when my mouse exits the 4k monitor ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Monitor Worked but not Working Now

I'm using NVIDIA GT218 and unable to see my monitors in "Display Settings", following info might help # lspci 00:02.0 Display controller: Intel Corporation Device 041e (rev 06) 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How do I prevent GNOME/openSUSE from changing which screen a program is on?

I'm using GNOME 2.28.2 and openSUSE 11 with two monitors. I keep my file browser on my left screen and my pdf reader on the right screen. When I open a new pdf from the file browser on my left screen, ...
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Open Start Menu on Monitor Where Cursor was when Key was Pressed

I am using Windows 10 Pro x64 with a double monitor configuration, and I would like to have the Start Menu open on the window where the cursor was located when I press the Windows key. At the moment, ...
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How to use the Video controller output (backup) while also using the video card output

So, I have been trying to restore an extremely old computer (pavilion a 750y, Pentium 520 processor) to working order by installing a WIFI card, new ram etc. In the process of doing this I discovered ...
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Windows 7 dual monitors 1 - DVI 2 - HDMI For HDMI to see a picture pressing Auto button is required

I used to have dual monitors both connected via DVI. After Windows login wallpaper( picture ) was immediately avaialable on a second one. The problem started for my newly assembled computer where a ...
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Why won't Windows detect my 3rd screen over VGA?

At work my Windows box is a laptop that sits on a Dell dock it came with. It's a Dell Latitude E5440. Nothing crazy, pretty basic system. Just Win 7 Enterprise 64-bit with some *nix VM's on it. I have ...
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Stop apps from moving from secondary monitor to primary monitor when computer wakes app

I am using Windows 8.1 with two DVI monitors and everything worked fine. I replaced the primary monitor with a higher resolution one plus displayport. Now every time the computer wakes up, all the ...