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Saving ATI FireGL V3600 Monitor Placement Settings

Is it possible to save the monitor and placement settings from an XP computer running a ATI FireGL V3600? I would like to reload windows but I need the placement of my existing monitors to stay the ...
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How to connect a GeForce GTX 660 3GB to an additional display?

I have an EVGA GeForce GTX 660 3GB. I am trying to add an additional display, my HDTV. My computer display is connected to one of the DVI slots and I tried to connect the TV to a slot with a display ...
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2 sets of mirrored monitors windows 7

I have a graphics card with 2 dvi outputs. I have 2 monitors and a hdmi switch that goes to a hdtv. I am trying to see if its possible to mirror each dvi output so that each dvi has 2 receiving ...
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Why did my computers suddenly stop talking to my HDMI projector?

I have an Optoma ML750 projector that I have been using with my custom desktop for the past few weeks. I connect the projector through a KINIVO 3-to-1 HDMI switcher so I can display my gaming console, ...
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Are there any drawbacks of having a triple monitor setup when one of them is of a different size than the others? [on hold]

After giving it some thought I think that the best monitor setup at least for me is to have a centered 24" monitor (1920x1200 16:10 which I currently have) followed by two other monitors, one at each ...
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How do I extend RealVNC viewer over two of 3 monitors in full screen mode

I currently have two monitors connected to my laptop, ie. I am working with three monitors. I plan to use my laptop (main) monitor for e-mails and browsing and the other two monitors for my RealVNC ...
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Can a Sapphire 11166-01-20R Silent (512 MB Radeon HD 5450) support dual 1920x1200 monitors?

Can I, off my Sapphire 11166-01-20R Silent with HDMI graphics card (based on the Radeon HD 5450 and sporting 512 MB of graphics RAM), run two monitors, each at a resolution of 1920x1200, with at least ...
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Use two monitors over one displayport

My colleague has a laptop with one DisplayPort, but he wants to attach two (HDMI) monitors to it. I've seen adapters that can split the signal over two monitors (with the addition of DisplayPort to ...
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When using “dual monitor tools”/ 3 monitors set up and wallpapers [on hold]

I am currently using dual monitors and have my docked Lenovo laptop as the third display. The two stationary big screens are my number 1and 2 and the laptop #3 in order and set up. I have downloaded ...
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Should I invest in quality or quantity video cards? [on hold]

I've run a triple monitor setup for years (two at 1680 x 1050, one at 1920 x 1200) - and always with two video cards (each one costing approx $75). However, with my knowledge of video cards being far ...
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Desktop background slideshow - taking more control

I recently set the desktop background on a two-monitor Windows 8 machine to point at a folder full of pictures. These are not photos but are sourced from a variety of places so their sizes and aspect ...
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Using a Dell Latitude E5430 with a port replicator and two external monitors

I am using a Dell Latitude E5430 ( 32 bit) with a dell docking station/port replicator. Right now I am using Extended Display with my laptop monitor and a larger external Dell Monitor that has ...
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Emacs on Win7: Gap on top when full vertical

Using emacs 24.4 on Win7 x64 with classic win2000-theme on a dual-monitor setup, each running at 1920x1080, I want to have the emacs window side by side with a browser window. While fullscreen works ...
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How to decrease graphics lag when using external monitor

I currently have a 13-inch macbook pro. At home, I connect it to my 29-inch LG monitor using a displayport to thunderbolt cable. Once the laptop is plugged into the display, I receive a lot of ...
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Can't get third monitor to work

I am running Windows 8.1 (64x bit) with all the latest updates. I have three monitors connected to my PC at work. The connections used are HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort. The DisplayPort connection is not ...
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Certain programs don't scale properly on external monitor (Windows 8.1)?

Issue: The screenshot above shows the display of only a tiny snatch of one page (at 100% scale) in yellow, on my external monitor. So how can I fix Acrobat 11.0.10’s domination? Meanwhile, Office ...
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Multi GPU for 3rd monitor - linux mint - geforce 750ti

I recently got a 2nd graphics card to add a 3rd monitor but have had problems getting the 3rd to display. The nvidia x server configurations recognizes the 3rd monitor and the 2nd graphics card. When ...
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How do operating system window managers deal with multiple DPI levels across monitors?

I've been using Linux for years and one of the things that is lacking (due to X being way too freaking old and Wayland living in a far away land) is support for high DPI monitors. Looking at my ...
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Dual-display with Dell E7440, docking station, and CentOS

Hardware: I have a company-issued laptop (Dell E7440) on which I have installed CentOS 7; 2 Dell monitors which support VGA, DisplayPort, and DVI; and a Dell docking station for the laptop ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 DesyChain with a DisplayPort to HDMI node at the end of the chain

I recently bought a dell monitor which has only DisplayPort and HDMI. and i was very excited to learn about the DisplayPort 1.2 desy-chain. I was wondering if i could create a chain as follows ...
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Dual Monitor from 1 VGA and 1 DVI port

I currently have the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, these are the specs I think will be most relevant: Display Support: 4 displaysMulti Monitor 2560x1600 4096x21603Maximum Digital Resolution ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Splitting audio on a PC with a multiple screen setup

I have 2 samsung pc monitors with build in speakers. What I want to do is play 2 different videos with one PC. One video on the first Samsung PC monitor and another video on the second samsung PC ...
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How to make the mouse wrap from corners when moving between monitors?

I have 2 monitors. The main one is horizontal, the secondary one is vertical. When moving from the right to the left monitor, if the mouse hits the areas I've shown in red, it gets stuck. I would ...
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How can you mirror a high-resoluton screen?

I just bought a 1440p 21:9 monitor that I had planned on using wirelessly with my laptop from across the living room. I tried using a Miracast dongle (a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter) but it will ...
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Synergy with multiple multiple monitors ERROR

I have 3 computers that are connected via synergy 2 macs and 1 PC. the 2 macs have multiple monitors When I try to go down from the main clients screen down to the PC the mouse gets stuck and only ...
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WindowsCE Extend Dual Monitor

We have a Windows 7 machine running the XP server from thinstuff, we then have 2 HP t510 (Windows 7 Embedded) thins with dual monitors (DVI-D and DVI-I through VGA adapter).... These work fine with an ...
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Can I setup 3 Monitors with a Dell N5110 using Nvidia GT525M? [duplicate]

I have a Dell 15R N5110 laptop with Intel HD 3000 and Nvidia GT525M graphics. I want to attach 2 monitors to the laptop and use it alongside my built in display. I have found that my Intel HD 3000 ...
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Is there any way to make the Windows 8.1 start screen span multiple monitors?

I've done a search and come up with nothing other than a couple of posts from a year or two back when it didn't appear to be possible. Does anyone know of an aftermarket utility that will perform ...
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Windows 8.1 64 bit - 3 monitors - after sleep (power options) then wake up, all applications revert to main screen

Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Intel HD Graphics 4600 & Nvidia GTX860M Running 3 display screens - laptop, HDMI connection and RGB connection Everything set to optimal resolution for the screens ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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Windows 8.1 Start menu scaling not the same on different displays

I have an unusual problem with scaling in start menu , I have two monitors (extended) , laptop screen (18.4") and one connected with HDMI (22"). start menu on laptop screen: start menu on other ...
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Blank only one screen in a dual-monitop X setup

I'd like to turn off or blank a secondary monitor at times. The problem is, if I use xrandr for the job, the secondary virtual display that was previously there disappears, and all the windows have to ...
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On Ubuntu, maximize a window over two screens

EDIT: I ended up installing KDE and everything worked as expected. I think that there must be something built into Unity that simply will not allow windows to stretch over two screens in the way I was ...
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different ttys on different monitors

I am running a few un*ces and I have now grasped the power of using different ttys (Ctrl+alt+F(x)). Yesterday, I attached a second monitor. I was able to configure x to extend my desktop, and I became ...
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Oculus rift DK2 setup

Ok, so I've purchased the Oculus rift DK2 and whenever I want to use it I have to use it in extended mode and use the direct to rift apps, this means I don't always get to play everything. When the ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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Can I drive four monitors from an SLI setup with 2 outputs on each card?

I have a quad monitor setup with an HD5570 workstation graphics card. I am wondering before the fact if it is possible to use two high-performance cards such as an R9 or GTX 9X0 series in CrossFire ...
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My multimedia projector does not play movie as played on the laptop

I am using IBM Think pad T40 and NEC multimedia projector on Window xp. Previously it was working fine, what i remember is that there was a video graphic utility was installed.
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IGPU Multi-Monitor?

I recently put together a new computer and was interested in the idea of using the integrated graphics to possibly take some of the load off of the graphics card by managing my second screen; or ...
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Dual Monitors on VGA or HDMi

I have an INSPIRON 3847. It has VGA & HDMI outputs. I want to run 2 (or if possible 3) monitors. Had 2 monitors running with GX270 but had to buy new Video card & a splitter. Do i have to buy ...
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Extended desktop 'washes out' image on primary Monitor

BLUF: Primary monitor looks fine in cloned desktop mode with secondary monitor, washes out in extended desktop mode. Can washout be prevented? I have two monitors hooked up to my computer, a ...
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Having trouble with my 3rd Display

Alright so I have 3 monitors. I just got a new monitor today and disconnected my old 3rd one since the newest one I got today is better. As I hook it up, it doesn't wanna pick up my PC. It goes ...
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Cheap solutions to share old laptop screen to Smart TV

Hi I have an old laptop that only provide a VGA output connector. I want to use my Samsung Smart TV as its screen so that I can put my laptop next to my TV and forget about opening its lid to look at ...
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Can you chain external monitors?

I have two external monitors that I'd like to hookup to my laptop. Both monitors have VGA and DVI-D ports and one monitor has a bunch of other ports too (Display port, usb, S-Video, Composite). ...
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Adding a second monitor disconnects both monitors on Windows 7

Both my monitors are the same model of Yusmart (1280x1024, VGA). I have one connected to my GTX 660 via a DVI-AVG passive converter and that works fine, however if I try and connect my other monitor ...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Flex 20 to an AOC HD Monitor without lag?

I have the new Lenovo Flex 20 all in one computer http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/lenovo/flex-series/flex-20/, and I'd like to set up dual-monitors with an AOC HD monitor that takes only DVI or ...
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How to correctly install drivers for 2 videocards in Ubuntu?

After Ubuntu install all my 3 monitors (intel+nvidia cards) are working correct. But when im trying to install drivers i have some problems when i installed nVidia driver, my monitor on intel ...
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How to disable HDMI port? (NVidia)

Can I disable the HDMI Port somewhere on my computer? Reason: I always have to crouch under my table and plug the HDMI cable from my TV in, to watch a movie. But if I let it plugged in, I lose ...