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Screen resolution hides right part of screen

I was trying to get my second monitor working on XP and I ran into a problem my screen resolution even if it is the normal one hides part of my screen, here is an image: How can I fix this?
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How to make MS Windows XP use “copy” / “mirror” layout for dual monitor setup (two monitors displaying same)?

I use computer which has two monitors (or rather one monitor and one projector) connected to one graphics card (Radeon if I remember correctly). In MS Windows XP I cannot setup those monitors to ...
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502 views

Laptop screen is blank unless in safe mode

On my laptop I used the HDMI once to connect to my TV. It worked fine once I changed the display setting to TV, and showed my screen on the TV instead of showing it on my laptop screen. Then I pulled ...
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2answers
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How to access second monitor from another machine remotely which has a single monitor?

I have 2 monitors at work (Win 7). I sometimes log into my pc remotely from a single-monitor 'demo' XP computer. In that case, the short cut keys (Windows key+ Shift+ Left/Right Arrows keys) are not ...
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0answers
66 views

Desktop manager for XP(dual monitor)

I have nvidia card. I am using two DVI ports for dual monitor. Now my requirement is I want to set some window to be open on specific monitor only. For that i have tried nview option. And it is get ...
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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 ...
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1answer
239 views

Running dual monitor with dedicated graphics plus onboard?

I am running an HP Computer with onboard graphics plus a dedicated graphics card. I am trying to set up dual monitors with said configuration. The dedicated graphics card only has one VGA port and ...
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1answer
476 views

Make WinXP believe that there is a second monitor? (ATI Radeon Mobility 9000)

See the screenshot below. It shows the Windows display properties in German. I can configure a second display, although I have not connected one. So far, so good. Only it does not work: When I click ...
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2answers
516 views

How to move a window that's out of bounds? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move windows that open up offscreen? I have dual monitors on my pc, that runs on Windows XP. There is something wrong with my primary monitor port now so my ...
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543 views

Enable/Detect external monitor from XP command line

Is there a command line utility that can enable (and clone) an external display in Windows XP? In Windows 7, we can do C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /clone Is there an XP equivalent to ...
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0answers
698 views

Dual monitor's never display after BIOS loads

I am trying to set up dual monitors via Windows XP, and I am running into a very bizarre problem. My video card is a GeForce 8800 GTS, which has dual DVI ports. One DVI port connects to my Samsung ...
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2answers
1k views

Put one monitor of a dual monitor windows system into standby

Standby not Disabled! When running 2 monitors on windows 7 or Windows XP, I would like to be able to put one of the monitors at a time into standby. The method can be manual. When running 2 monitors ...
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2answers
441 views

Nvidia - 2 cards, 4 monitors

System is Windows XP Professional 32 bit and I have 2x Leadtek GTX550 Ti graphics cards to replace broken parts and I need to urgently setup a 4 monitor layout (2x2) for critical mission management ...
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2answers
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Setting for multiple monitors so mouse can always go from one screen to another?

I have a newer monitor (1920x1080) and and older one that's 1600x1200. The 1600x1200 is the main desktop. Under Windows XP, that means there's a small "wall" of 120 px where the mouse can't get from ...
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1answer
720 views

Tool to set one background image for dual monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best multiple monitors app for Windows 7? Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display? I used to use a desktop utility program that provides ...
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0answers
993 views

Windows XP extended or clone desktop not working anymore

I had this issue few days ago for this given configuration: Dell laptop connected to an external VGA monitor. Before: I used it for 2 months in extended desktop without problems, often ...
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1answer
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Intel HD Graphics: After reboot or power state change one display blank [closed]

System specs: Lenovo 3269-B5U (desktop/workstation) Intel Core i5 CPU Intel HD Graphics Win XP Pro 2 identical 17" LCD monitors (ACER V173): one VGA, one DP (via DP-to-VGA adapter) On reboot the ...
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1answer
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Is there a program that I can use to force a program to only open in one monitor?

I have a Windows XP workstation with dual monitors, one of which is a touchscreen. The regular monitor, keyboard and mouse are about 12 feet away from the touchscreen. The regular monitor has been ...
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3answers
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Can't mirror screens on laptop and projector

I'm using Windows XP. My laptop is not showing dual monitor properly. I want the screen on my laptop and on the projector mirrored. I right click on Desktop, Properties and then Settings, "Show two ...
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2answers
212 views

How do I cycle between my monitors in Synergy?

I have two computers (Windows XP) running Synergy and it works great! However, I'd like to be able to circle around, as I have 4 monitors in a row. When getting to the last screen on the right, I'd ...
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1answer
373 views

Loss of settings with Multiple Monitors configuration

At work, I'm using a Fujitsu Lifebook E series laptop, along with a HP ZR22w secondary screen, connected on DisplayPort. My OS is Windows XP, fully updated, but without Admin privileges As soon as ...
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4answers
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With dual monitors, one rotated 90 degrees, how can I get windows to line up correctly?

I have two monitors. One rotated 90 degrees. The other at standard station. I've adjusted the two monitors to heights that are comfortable for me. Allow me to attempt some ASCII art to demonstrate: ...
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3answers
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Is it possible to make consoles full screen?

Is it possible on to switch a console to full-screen in Windows XP on a single monitor? Meaning on a dual monitor that only the left (or right) screen displays the console while the other one remains ...
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3answers
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How can I choose where new application windows open?

I have a new docking station and monitor for my Windows XP work laptop. I've set it up so my monitor is the primary display and the laptop display is secondary. However I have an irritating problem: ...
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0answers
281 views

Clicking “Monitor Detect”-key with broken fn-key

My fn-key is broken, but I need it to click the "monitor"-key on my f5-key. I need this because my PC isn't detecting my new monitor. Is there anyway to simulate a fn+f5 click? Or is there anyway ...
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1answer
215 views

How do I lock my mouse within the Remote Desktop window with a dual monitor setup?

I have a dual monitor setup, 24" widescreen primary and 19" 4:3 secondary, turned vertically, on the right side. My workstation is Windows XP, and I am using Remote Desktop to get onto a Windows ...
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1answer
842 views

Can I emulate a high resolution monitor inside a window to let me test/demo my app at high resolutions?

I have a specialist app that is developed to run on high resolution systems (e.g. 1920x1080) running Windows XP. All is good until I want to demo the app to someone on my laptop screen (1280x800). ...
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233 views

Setting up dual monitors (limited access)

I'm on a school computer, therefore I have no access to the registry and the control panel. I have managed to get CMD open, however. I also have limited abilities when installing software (I can ...
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1answer
6k views

Maximize window in one display

I'm using an NVIDIA Quadra FX 1700 card and have a dual monitor system. I want to maximize a window so that it is maximized in one monitor not across both monitors but I don't seem to have that as an ...
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2answers
3k views

Dual monitor setup: Open application on this monitor where the desktop shortcut is placed?

Is there a simple solution to force my Windows XP machine to open a program on this monitor where I see the desktop shortcut?
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4answers
6k views

Dual-monitor Windows XP, monitors are “identified wrong”

Trying to use a dual-monitor desktop system with Windows XP.... 1 graphics card... with digital/analog outputs. Picking: Desktop -> Properties -> Settings -> Identify It shows "2" as my left ...
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4answers
8k views

Multiple monitors - how to control location of dialog boxes

I work on a four monitor system with two dual output Nvidia graphics cards. Assorted software occasionally pops up dialog boxes with questions or messages. I would like it if the dialog boxes always ...
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2answers
3k views

3 monitors windows xp

I have a laptop mounted to a dock. When I try to use 2 monitors using dualview everything works fine I get my image across 2 monitors, but when I connect the third one I can't use it although its ...
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3answers
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More than 2 monitors in a PC with external graphics card

Windows XP: I have an on-board graphics card that has 2 outputs (VGA and HDMI) (Intel motherboard). In addition I have an external graphics card with VGA and DVI (nVidia). Can I use 3 or 4 of them at ...
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1answer
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2 monitors with dual view on GeForce 6150 LE

I have an HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n. 3.5 RAM, Athlon 64 X2 (W) 4600+ 2.4 GHz, Win xp 32bit media center edition. The video card that came with it was Nvidia GeForce 6150 LE. I put an Nvidia ...
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7answers
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How do I move my current active window from one monitor to another using a keyboard shortcut?

I use a multiple-monitor setup on Windows XP. I would like to be able to move the active window from one monitor to the other with a keyboard shortcut. I know that I can use Alt+Space, M, or drag the ...
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2answers
2k views

Windows XP Remote Desktop Connection with multiple monitors

I know you can use mstsc /multimon to have multiple monitor support when connecting to a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 machine, but is there a way to have that support when connecting to a ...
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1answer
445 views

RDP Connection span mode

My Work pc is Windows 7 Professional with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. My Home pc is XP Pro with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. I have a RDP connection with the 'span monitors:i:1' switch that ...
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1answer
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How do I change Windows XP Primary monitor when I can only access the secondary?

I was logged in by a remote screen interface, and a window had opened on the secondary monitor. I managed to change the primary monitor through display settings. I can see the desired window, but ...
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2answers
196 views

How to move a Modeless dialog that is on a disconnected monitor

Similar to the following questions (but different): Moving a window from a disconnected monitor to connected monitor on Vista How to move an application's dialog box from a disconnected monitor to ...
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3answers
13k views

Shortcut Keys for external monitor with XP

Last night my laptop (samsung nc20 running XP) fell off the table and the screen cracked leaving me unable to see anything. I have arranged for a it to be repaired but want to make a back up of ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I reset my XP dual monitor configuration to single monitor?

I started up an old PC which I suppose was set up with dual monitors. After the Windows XP loading screen, I just got a black screen. If I move the mouse to the left the pointer appears on screen. I ...
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4answers
5k views

Dual Monitors on Optiplex 755

User has an Optiplex 755, it has onboard VGA. User wants dual monitor support. I have a small profile DVI extender and a large profile PCIe video card. The DVI extender does not fit in the riser ...
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1answer
811 views

Extended desktop (Dual monitor) between standalone monitor and laptop

I have a dual monitor setup (in extended desktop mode), and when I click restore down, i.e. the middle button between the minimize and close buttons at the top right hand corner of the window, a ...
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1answer
540 views

I think my computer has two desktops and I don't know how to remove the extra one

I think my computer has two desktops - I have no idea how to remove the second one which I never use, not that I know how to use it anyway. If I take my mouse pointer out of the upper bounds of my ...
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1answer
865 views

How do I stop panning on a monitor that supports a specific resolution?

I've been battling this for a few days now. Any and all help is appreciated. I have a planar monitor with a native res of 1280x1024. At one point, I had used PowerStrip to override "something" and ...
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1answer
2k views

Dual head setup for Ubuntu 10.04.1 and Windows XP Pro with same hardware configuration

I have a Dell OptiPlex 360 workstation at work, with 2 x ATI RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] graphics cards installed, which are attached to two identical 19" HII flat panel monitors. I'm using the open ...
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3answers
2k views

How to move an application's dialog box from a disconnected monitor to the main

I have a problem similar to this question, where I have a dialog box (several, actually) that opens on a disconnected monitor. Since the dialog box does not have an entry on the taskbar, I cannot ...
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5answers
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Can dual monitors make my PC slower?

I've noticed my PC (win-xp) seems to be running slower. (e.g., I'm getting jitter when watching video) Recently, I upgraded a monitor (larger) and expanded the size of the desktop to take advantage ...
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4answers
326 views

How to improve my Monitor setup

Due to my eyesight changing as I get older I thought replacing my main 19" monitor with a newer larger one would allow me to see text more clearly as I code. A friend of mine advising a 24" ...