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Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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Turn monitor off forever …or screensaver

This may sound stupid but i need it for a project very badly Is there a way in windows to turn off the monitor forever or for a specific period of time. I am using nircmd.exe to turn it off but ...
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39 views

Merge monitors for a specific application

So I have a triple-monitor setup and I know I can "merge them" (through the Nvidia control panel) as if they were one big 5760x1080 monitor instead of 3 separate 1920x1080 one. What bugs me about this ...
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Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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Multiple Monitor woes - Windows 8, my monitor, or my ASUS ROG laptop?

I'm really having some major issues with my setup and I'm not sure where the problem is. I'm not a hardware/Windows expert (I'm a web dev), so I need to get some advice. Late last year, I purchased ...
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Windows 8.1 Restoring Lost Windows+Right/Left,etc. Hotkeys

Does anyone know how to restore the lost hotkeys that were removed in Windows 8.1. Starting in Windows 7, there were some really handy hotkeys like Win+Right to dock the currently active window to ...
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42 views

2 monitors - different resolutions - cursor between monitors

Wasn't even sure how do I google this. I am using the laptop screen (1366x768) and an external screen (1920x1080). Is there some way/setting to change the screen height at which the cursor goes to the ...
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45 views

Change What Happens When I Close The Laptop Lid With Two External Monitors

I have two external displays attached to my laptop. I usually keep my lid closed as I only need two monitors. Sometimes, when I want to watch a video in the background I'll open the laptop and play ...
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68 views

Separate Windows desktops on 1 over 3 monitor setup

If I have a 1-over-3 monitor (shown below), is it possible to split the desktop experience into two sections -- one for the bottom three, and a separate for the top one? For example, I want to use ...
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Fast way to switch the contents of a monitor with the other monitor's

There is Win-Shift-[LeftArrow|RightArrow] as a shortcut key to move an application from one monitor to another. But I find myself frequently needing to swap what's on my left to the right and ...
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139 views

How can I get the system tray on my second monitor?

Whenever I play games, those will always launch on the main monitor. Since the system tray where the clock is located is only displayed on the taskbar on the main monitor, I can't see what time it is ...
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69 views

How do I force prompts to display on my primary monitor in Windows?

Every time there's a prompt of some kind, or a dialog box, it's displayed on my secondary monitor. Here's an example. Win+R (Run prompt displays on secondary) notepad and Enter (Notepad.exe displays ...
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1answer
62 views

Open browser window at specified screen / coordinates

A customer has a 6-screen setup for each workstation and would like various pages of a web app to be opened automatically in each of the screens on startup or invoking a shortcut. (The target web ...
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26 views

Dual Monitor Slideshows

So I have dual monitors and I'd like to run a slideshow on one window while the other stays active so I can still do stuff on it. I know that you can move the slideshow across the monitors with ...
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1answer
58 views

I have 4 monitors connected running windows. Seeking utility/mod of taskbar to display on 2 monitors only, and not on all 4 Monitors

Trying to find a solution for the following: I been using +7 taskbar tweaker for options such as ability to customize group groups or unpin certain tabs from groups and option to display seconds In ...
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1answer
217 views

Cannot extend desktop onto second monitor all of the sudden

I have a Dell XPS 8300 on Windows 7 with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphic card. I also have two Dell St2420L monitors. This computer is almost always on and of course when not in use an screen saver ...
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1answer
60 views

Is it possible to have different cleartype and color settings in a multimonitor setup in Windows 8?

I just bought a Samsung 24C300HS and I have it connected to a Surface Pro. The color settings are horrible. I used windows' "Calibrate color" to adjust the color and clearType settings and with that ...
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28 views

Secondary screen shut off on “second screen only”

I've got laptop + secondary extended screen lg 29', and I'm working on the secondary screen. It is good when I press fn + key to switch screen and "second screen only" and laptop screen is shutting ...
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2answers
110 views

Make Taskbar open windows on current display

In Windows, the default behavior for opening a window is to position it in the place where it was last closed. Is there a way to have them open on the display from which the launching taskbar ...
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14 views

Hide Monitor form Host OS

I have Ubuntu 13.10 running as a guest OS in VirtualBox on Windows 8. I have two monitors set up on Windows, and I know I can run Ubuntu in full screen mode, but that still allows windows to be hidden ...
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1answer
125 views

Starting multiple Chrome full screen instances on multiple monitors from (batch) script

My goal is to show different web content full screen on multiple monitors automatically after booting from a single computer. The browser I would like to use is Chrome. If Chrome does not support this ...
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79 views

Dual monitor with Windows 7 in remote desktop view issue

My Windows 7 machine has dual monitor setup and it works well. Recently I replaced the primary monitor from 23 inch to 24 inch. Then comes an issue: when I connect to the machine using Windows' ...
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39 views

Mirror monitors 2 and 3?

I have an Asus laptop and two 24" monitors. One plugged into HDMI and the other VGA. When I go into my display properties I have 3 options Mirror 1 and 3 Mirror 1 and 2 Extend Desktop I've also ...
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Can't set different backgrounds on triple monitor windows 8.1 rig

Title says it all. I'm currently using a windows 8.1 PRO self built gaming computer with three monitors. middle is a 45" 1920x1080 60hz and the two side ones are 900x1440 (portrait) 19" monitors. ...
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1answer
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Main display changes after remote desktop connection

My office/dev PC is a triple monitor machine running Windows 2008R2. I occasionally remote desktop to this machine from home, using a single monitor. After I do that, the "Main Display" reverts to the ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't remember window sizes/positions when I switch off my monitors

I have three monitors connected to my Windows 8.1 PC. One of them is connected by HDMI, one by DisplayPort and one by DVI (my GeForce GTX 780 has these three connectors). I distribute my windows over ...
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1answer
72 views

Tool to arrange browser windows on multiple monitors, interact with web page - all on startup?

Imagine you wanted to arrange content for a video wall type application. I'd like the computer to - upon startup - open a handful of browser windows, potentially interact with them (log in, drill in ...
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1answer
32 views

Multiple display switching

At work I have 3(rows)x4(columns) of displays, and I often have each row (of 4 screens) on a separate project. I am interested in flipping all of the windows in one row to another row - effectively ...
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Problems cloning my display on to an attached TV

I've got an Asus N56VZ, and a Sharp Aquos LED HDTV. I wanted to project my games to my TV via HDMI (so that others can watch), but gaming on a smaller screen feels more natural with a mouse and ...
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Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
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1answer
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How to make new windows appear on “main” display in Windows?

How to make new windows and dialog boxes appear on specific display in multidisplay configuration, when desktop is extended to multiple displays? Option "Make this your main display" does not help.
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What is the mechanism that allows for dual Nvidia card Framebuffer Combining without SLI?

First, let's make sure we're all on the same page: As a bit of background information, please know that when you start up an operating system -- any operating system -- the BIOS (or UEFI GOP) tells ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to have the pinned shortcuts indicate that they are running?

I have a 3 monitor setup. I set the app icons to show on the taskbar of the display that it is on. This part works great. I have pinned a number of apps. Let's take Outlook as an example. It is ...
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monitor won't return to display main screen

I have a Pc (windows 8.1) and a laptop. My monitor is connected to both of them. I have set the monitor to show the laptop only instead of the PC (main). I worked for a while and then I have ...
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How can I arrange my running terminals or command prompts by “tile” in windows 8?

In Windows 7 you could just open the task manager, select multiple running applications, right click and select to tile them in a way like this: In windows 8, it seems you can't do so. Does anyone ...
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281 views

Possible to have multiple virtual monitors for a VMware guest in windowed mode?

Using VMware Workstation 10 on Windows, I've read "Use Multiple Monitors for One Virtual Machine" and managed to make it work as described when running the machine in Full Screen mode. What I would ...
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Monitors act weird when awaking the PC from sleep mode

At home and at work, i have a 3 monitor setup. The issue i'm having is that At home, my center monitor, whenever the computer goes to sleep, and i awaken it, the left/right monitor turn on but the ...
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1answer
139 views

Mutual mouse pointer between two computers [duplicate]

Is it possible to have one mouse pointer for two computer systems? It's like dual screening, but each screen is assigned to a different computer. The OP of the indicated "answered before" asks for a ...
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup? [duplicate]

I want to be able to 'put the display to sleep' on one of my two monitors when it isn't needed, so it doesn't distract me or use unnecessary power. Ideally, the display would be asleep, but the OS ...
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Recover OffScreen Window in Windows 8

Someone asked a very similar question in regards to window recovery for windows xp: Similar Recovery I'm using windows 8 (or 8.1 now). I run Dual Monitors. On Monitor 2 I sometimes have the input ...
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1answer
244 views

windows 7 screen edge wrong after remote desktop

This seems to happen after I remote desktop into my work computer. Work computer has 2 monitors, both 1280 x 1024, running Windows 7 Pro. Home computer also 2 monitors, 1680 x 1050, and 1024 x 768, ...
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1answer
320 views

Make RDP full screen on secondary or multiple monitors?

I want my RDP or remote desktop window to occupy the whole area of my secondary screen (which is bigger than primary). I tried everything in this microsoft doc and it does not work - ...
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1answer
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Display partial screen on projector

For a musical, live-drawing (in Photoshop or other sofware) will be projected onto the stage background. However, I do not want to display the toolbars and chrome. Is there a way to only project a ...
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1answer
60 views

Growl for Windows - multiple monitors

For GFW with a Win7 on two monitors, is there a way to choose the display where the notifications appear? Don't want to use extra apps like DisplayFusion to force Growl becz it sucks the CPU as a side ...
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1answer
1k views

I lost my toolbars in Sketchbook Pro. How do I get them back?

When using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro (SBP) with multiple monitors the toolbars seem to get unrecoverably lost frequently. Even selecting Window->Default Layout and enabling all toolbars on the ...
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2answers
253 views

Windows keep changing position when disconnect and reconnect monitors

I'm on a windows 8 laptop and I have two external monitors I hook up to it. Whenever I take the laptop somewhere (and have to disconnect my monitors), the windows all go to my small laptop screen, ...
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1answer
84 views

How to connect more than one monitor to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 laptop which has one HDMI connection. I connect one monitor via HDMI to this laptop no problem. Can I connect more than one monitor to this laptop and achieve HDMI quality even ...
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1answer
38 views

1 laptop + 1 pc need to share 4 dvi lcds (is this possible?)

I am in need of a kvm that i can use with a laptop and a pc. Is this possible? Currently i am using a very old iogear usb kvm for keyboard and mouse. I want to make all 4 monitors available to both ...
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139 views

Windows Photo Viewer Incorrect Colours with Multiple Displays

I've got a multiple monitor setup and one of the monitors is a IPS 27" Dell I use for colour sensitive work. Windows has a colour profile associated with that monitor. If I open a photo in Photoshop ...
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1answer
231 views

Setting up dual monitors with VGA and HDMI out

My Computers has a built-in VGA Card. On the back of my Computer, it has a HDMI out and VGA out. Is there anyway i could setup dual monitors using these two ports. I want my screen to be extended into ...