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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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90 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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0answers
48 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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0answers
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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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0answers
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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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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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0answers
111 views

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
39 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 ...
0
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1answer
30 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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2answers
242 views

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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3answers
68 views

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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1answer
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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
37 views

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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2answers
51 views

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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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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0answers
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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
97 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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0answers
21 views

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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3answers
317 views

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
204 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
212 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
75 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
43 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 ...
1
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1answer
662 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
165 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
79 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 ...
0
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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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0answers
117 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 ...
0
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1answer
171 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 ...
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3answers
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How do you move a Windows window (Excel) that is off-screen but will *not* respond to [Alt]+[Space]?

I usually have my laptop hooked up to 2 monitors, so when I wake it without those monitors, there is a good chance some windows will be off-screen. I can usually do the Select the program in ...
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2answers
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Operating effectively on one monitor in a split-monitor setup?

I have a dual-monitor setup but sometimes use one of the monitors for my game system. This leaves a single monitor (the one without the start menu) for my use. Apart from turning the primary monitor ...
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0answers
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Occasional display issues

I'm currently experiencing some issues that seem to happen randomly. When I boot up I can see the boot screen right until the windows logon, and both my monitors go in sleep mode. One's connected via ...
0
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1answer
430 views

Is it possible to duplicate/mirror screen connected to different graphic cards?

My desktop has 2 HD 6450 graphic cards, each of them has one HDMI, one DVI and one VGA port. I connected 2 of my screens to the 2 HDMI ports on 2 cards, and I'd like to duplicate my 2 screens. ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Disable second monitor

I have dual-monitors, both on a single GPU. At times I don't use the second one, particularly in GPU-intensive gaming - is it possible to disable the monitor so that the GPU doesn't have to render ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Can a program window be maximized across multi-displays?

I would like to be able to choose whether to maximize in the current monitor or maximize to span over all monitors. Is there a built-in feature (with a shortcut) or a program that can be used to ...
0
votes
2answers
508 views

Dual Monitors - Running Win 8 at Home and Remote to Win 7

I am running windows 8 at home on my laptop and remoting into a machine in a closet that runs windows 7. the machine that i am remoting to is set up to run on one monitor. i would like to use a dual ...
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0answers
37 views

Use my old mac book as a monitor for my Windows 7

It's old 2007 macbook running lion i believe, ( I haven't used it in a while cannot remember which i updated it to, the log in has round circles if anyone can make sense of that.) I've tried ...
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0answers
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Free Alternative to SoftXPand Duo or smillar software at cheaper price? [closed]

I was looking for software which would allow me to play 2 games with 2 mice, 2 keyboard, 2 screens on 1 computer, and I found it here: click [warning: youtube video plays automaticly, here is an quick ...
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1answer
111 views

How to set up a virtual screen or desktop?

On Windows, I installed Rainmeter and while searching through the position options for the widgets, it had a tick box next to my default monitor, but below that it said "@0: Virtual Screen". I did ...
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vote
1answer
426 views

When a window is maximized the top right and top left sides are cut off

I noticed a few weeks ago on my backup PC that if I maximize a window the caption buttons (close, minimize, maximize) and the top left side of the window seems to expand past my monitor (cutting it ...
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vote
1answer
291 views

How do I disable panning of windows on the edge of the screen?

When I move a window to the edge of the screen, any portion of it that remains off-screen is panned back on to the screen when I move my cursor "past" the edge. This is a nice feature, but it's one I ...
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votes
2answers
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Can I set Windows default second-monitor behaviour to “Extend these displays”?

I travel to multiple offices (and multiple desks in those offices), and whenever possible I plug an external monitor into my laptop. Whenever I plug in a monitor I haven't used before, Windows ...
3
votes
1answer
44 views

Code compare tools dont line up on dual monitors

I have setup Visual Studio to use an external code compare tool. I've tried both Beyond Compare and DiffMerge and when the window is expanded to cover both monitors they dont align. Can someone ...