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Odd line of pixels under my mouse, only appears on one screen?

I do not have much back story or explanation for this. I have about a 20px wide line of pixels under my mouse, and it only appears on one of my monitors. Any idea what is causing this?
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External Graphics card on a dual USB 3.0 Laptop

I have a question about adding a external graphics card to my laptop. It runs most games great on low settings but I would like to bump it up a bit. I have heard that USB-3.1 has display port and ...
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Emulate Windows key on Windows 10 touch keyboard

I have a new tablet PC with Windows 10 which doesn't have a physical keyboard. This is OK for most applications, the on-screen keyboard works fine for most uses. However, one of the primary ...
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Disable HDMI auto-switch in windows 7

i'm using a HDMI Switch because my TV has not enough HDMI-Ports for all my devices. I don't like the auto switch of the switch. every time i turn on my computer the switch jumps to the HDMI-Ports ...
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Laptop external monitor turning green

My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with GT540M graphics and i5 2450M processor . When I connect to an external monitor , any external monitor (I use the Dell S2216H) , the screen shows weird patterns ...
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Laptop won't send display to video mixer

I'm trying to get my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B12P) to recognise a DataVideo HS-2000 video mixer as a second display, something I've done successfully in the past with a Mac Mini. The laptop ...
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Dualscreen with 2 displayport: 1 monitor stays black

when I assembled my new PC yesterday, everything was fine except I can't manage to get dualscreen using the 2 displayports of my Graphic card. Here's my config : Motherboard: Asus Z170-A Graphic ...
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Screen goes black with mouse after unplugging second monitor Ubuntu Server 14.04 fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with fglrx and dwm installed. The machine has an AMD R7 260X with two monitors plugged in, one to the DisplayPort, the other through a DVI-VGA passive adapter to one ...
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malfunctioning Matrox TH2G Digital

Have a HP Elitebook 850. Got a Matrox Triplehead2go Digital. Had already the GXM for Digital SE installed on the notebook so uninstalled and reinstalled the one for Digital. I don't know if they are ...
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Why is my display on the HDTV clipping while using Windows 10?

This is the display on my second 32" screen. The bottom and the other edges seem to be clipping (I've shown the point from where the bottom clips). I am currently using 1360 x 768 as suggested by ...
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Chrome extensions bug?

I have encountered a strange bug while using my Google Chrome extension. Whenever I try to use an extension that shows an additional pop-up/window/dropdown menu (basically any extra content in a ...
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Is it possible to get separate X11 screens in a multi-monitor VirtualBox Linux guest?

I have an application that is designed to use two separate X11 screens (:0.0 and :0.1) which I would like to run with a Redhat VirtualBox guest. I have set up the guest additions and vboxvideo in ...
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Use second computer as a “projector/second display”

I have a laptop set up next to a desktop- The desktop's keyboard doesn't work too well, so I would like to be able to just extend my laptop's screen into the desktop as if were just another display. ...
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Computer keep restarting over and over when display port plugin

My PC system just have booting problem recently when I upgrade new parts. My system: Intel Core i7-2600 3.4GHz Asus P8H67-M PRO Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Kingston 16GB (2 x 8GB) Crucial M500 ...
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FPS drops when playing video in background

I am trying to understand why I experience FPS drops in demanding games when a video is playing in background and how to fix it. My particular setup (see the specs at the bottom): two monitors in ...
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VGA-split cable keeps resetting Monitor resolution: How to disable EDID on reboot Win 7?

so first my setup: My two monitors are plugged in via a vga Split device (https://www.conrad.de/de/renkforce-vga-splitter-kabel-20-cm-1388806.html), because my second graphics card output is broken. ...
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Extra display shown, no display connected

For some odd reason, my laptop says in display properties that another display is present. I can move my mouse to said display, and generally use it as if it were an actual display, but there are no ...
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Create a remote session able to use a screen larger than allowed by remote hardware

I am trying to use an ubuntu 14.10 laptop with a large screen (2 monitors actually) which size is way larger than its graphics card limits. So I thought to use it via LAN (1Gb/s): with "ssh -X ..." ...
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Multiple virtual monitors on one VR headset

I want to use multiple monitors in my home office but space is very restricted. Is it possible to run many virtual monitors from a VR headset. If it is possible to run complex VR games etc through a ...
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Easiest way to share screen with students without using internet [duplicate]

I am teaching basic programming skills to a group of 8 students in High School. It is becoming increasingly irritating to have to constantly write down syntax in a white board rather than just show ...
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Is it possible to assign a static Physical Device Object Name to a device in Windows?

Here's the issue (I'm running Windows 10 64-bit): I have a triple monitor setup. During boot, the left monitor is often not woken up by Windows. After some digging, I discovered that this happens if ...
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How do I position a geeklet on my second monitor?

I have three monitors, and I want to use the left one to display the time atop my wallpaper. However, since my center monitor is my main monitor, geeklets are constrained to that one. How do I move ...
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How do I do separate tasks on multiple screens which are duplicated? [closed]

I have multiple monitors and have duplicated the screens, but how do I do separate tasks on each screen?
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OSX | Fullscreen videos creating separate desktop 10.11.3 | Multi-Monitor

Does anyone with a multi-monitor setup watch YouTube videos or Amazon, Hulu..etc. in fullscreen, using the video player controls to do so? Have you noticed a change since 10.11.3? I for one have. It ...
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How to install dual monitors on Dell with Windows 10?

I have a new Dell Optiplex 760 desktop PC with Windows 10. I would like to add a second flat screen monitor. How do I determine what dual monitor card to install? Are there program changes that ...
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Windows 10 change monitor size

I have two monitors connected to my computer (1st is 1920x1080, second is 1024x768). Windows recognizes them both but because of the 2nd monitors lower resolution thinks its smaller. However in ...
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How to make Windows see new second monitor as old one?

So I used to have two monitors, but I replaced the second one which is on the right, and now since Windows sees the replaced right monitor as a different model, none of the programs and widgets that I ...
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How to have different orientations for each of two monitors

I have two monitors on my Win 10 machine. One rotates. I do a lot of artwork and want to be able to work on my main horizontal monitor but then open a piece (or better yet, drag it) to the secondary ...
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Using DLNA certified smart TV as an external monitor for Linux

In general would be possible to start DLNA (server I guess) on Linux laptop which will be sharing/mirroring/cloning/extending ... laptop's desktop to Smart TV (which will act as a DLNA client I guess) ...
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Chrome extension popups not displaying on second monitor

Since I have upgraded to Windows 10 none of my chrome extensions are displaying popups when their icons are clicked and sometimes a small corner of the popup will display. I have discovered that when ...
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Monitor gets weird “blurry?” display

So I have bought a new monitor (Asus VG248 quite a while ago) and I noticed something. Whenever my monitor has been turned off, and I turn it back on, it sometimes gives me this display (hopefully ...
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How to set two different sizes for new chrome window (dual monitor setup)

I am using OSX with a dual-monitor set-up. I usually have applications open in the larger monitor (most often, Chrome is the suspect). Occasionally, I would like to open a window of the current ...
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Is there such thing as an 'active' adapter for DisplayPort to VGA?

I know in the past I've had to use active adapters when I'm dealing with a graphics card with DVI-I/DVI-D ports to get them to work with old VGA monitors. I'm wanting to know if when I'm buying an ...
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Does a DVI-D to 2x DVI-D Digital Video Splitter Cable add any latency to my monitor?

So I bought the following DVI-D to 2x DVI-D Digital Video Splitter Cable. I was wondering whether using these cables introduces any real latency to the signal from my video card to my monitor? ...
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Titan Black resolution issues - can't move above 1024x768

I have a Titan Black card in an HP DL380p server computer. I am having an issue I believe is related to HDCP but I'm not sure. The rack has a LCD monitor that can support up to 1920x1200. With other ...
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connecting two monitors - Lenovo Ideapad y-700

I recently bought a new laptop (Lenvno ideapad Y-700 80NV001KIV) and would like to connect it to 2 monitors. I bought a docking station and connected the two monitors to it and then connected the ...
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AHK key combo, or an application which is capable of changing screen resolutions, in windows 7

I have a 4K television (and a Steam Controller) and I need to swap between display modes depending on what I am doing with the TV: 4K @60Hz (4:2:2), PC gaming, 4K video playback 4K @30Hz (4:4:4), ...
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Dell M6800 Firepro m6100Gl problems and fix

Putting this here simply so it is there for other users. System: Dell M6800 laptop with the AMD M6100GL Firepro GPU. Windows 8.1 System is docked to the Dell eDock (or whatever it is called) and I am ...
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How to properly install nouveau driver in debian jessie?

Debian, Jessie, GeForce Go 7300. I have a dual monitor setup to enhance the laptop small screen and my main screen (the exterior one, attached to the laptop via a vga cable - 1280x1024) uses only the ...
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Intel HD graphics hdmi port eratic behaviour

I have an Asus x555la with i5-4210u, intel 4400 graphics. Problems started when I plugged the power into the laptop, this caused the internal display to show random colours for a split second and the ...
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-nomultimonitor option does not work correctly in XMing with Java applications

This is my monitor config: I am running remote applications and display it's windows on my client computer with the help of Xming If I use nomultimonitor option along with multiwindow, it ...
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Make the “Show desktop” button only hide the windows on the primary monitor [duplicate]

Related: How can I make the "Show desktop" function only hide the windows on a specific monitor? "Show desktop" on dual display setup hides windows from second display Is there a ...
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Is it possible to have more than one screen in Parallels?

I use Parallels 10 on Yosemite. My hardware has one screen or two screens, depending on if I use the laptop and/or an external screen in combination. However, Parallels only recognises one screen: ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch between monitor inputs - possible?

I have Asus 27" to which I connected a PC (through HDMI port) and a Mac (though Display port). Right now, to switch between computers, I have to physically press plastic buttons with my own fingers ...
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Is there a way to use my smart phone as a second screen of my laptop?

About ten years ago everyone at work started using dual monitors. It was great. But I switched to laptop for most tasks and do not have a second monitor. It occurred to me that I have a second screen ...
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Can't connect my TV to duplicate my screen using HDMI

I bought a PC a month ago including B150M-PRO-VDH - MSI motherboard and GTX950 GV-N950OC-2GD - Gigabyte Graphics card. My screen is connected to my graphics card with DVI cable, and I'm trying to ...
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How do USB 3.0/3.1 docking stations manage to have video output?

I was surprised when I got aware that USB 3.0 (or more recently, USB 3.1 Gen2) devices (docking stations/port replicators) were able to bring multi-monitor support to laptops. Indeed, they usually ...
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How to make my motherboard recognize external screen by default on boot (internal broken screen is already disconnected)

I have a LG A410 laptop with a broken LED screen. I connected an external monitor and I disconnected the internal screen by unplugging its cable from the mobo. However, every time when I turn on the ...
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Both screens in Windows 10 listed as monitor 2

I have two displays on my Windows 10 desktop. One is an Acer XB271HU (2560x1440) connected by Displayport, the other is a Samsung Syncmaster (1920x1080) connected by HDMI. I'd like to set a ...
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How do I tell Windows 10 to automatically move windows onto the main screen when I disconnect my monitor?

I have a Windows 10 laptop that I use at home and work. At both places I have a monitor that I connect to, and I have several windows on both my main screen and my monitor screen when I disconnect the ...