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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 ...
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Dual monitors and pop up windows

I use a laptop and a second monitor. How do I get the pop ups from the application I am working on to stay on the same monitor that the application is on?
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How can I mirror 2 desktop screens onto 2 additional desktop screens?

Trying to find a solution for creating a good "pair programming" environment. One suggested solution involved: 1 Desktop 4 Desktop Monitors 2 Keyboards 2 Mice Where, you essentially get two ...
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Laptop as second monitor to Desktop

I would like to ask, how do I extend my laptop (running Windows 10) as a second monitor to my main desktop (also Windows 10). Preferably, I'd like to have a free option over a cord, although wireless ...
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Single Monitor Screenshot on MultiMonitor setup

From windows 8 on wards there is an easy way to take screenshots Windows + PrtSC key and it automatically saves the screenshot in the pictures library. I have two monitors and using this shortcut ...
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How to ignore vertical line in laptop screen?

i have a red vertical line in my laptop screen and i want to ignore it or re-scale my screen so it skips the red vertical line something like it splits the screen by that line like that "vert ...
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Issue with Dell monitor not working as my second screen

I am running Windows 10. My monitor that I have hooked to my laptop is not working. I have talked with my phone support. The last time the monitor would not come on my phone support downloaded (?) ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to GeForce GT720 using digital connection

I have a GeForce GT720 card. As it said there, it supports up to 3 displays, and the remark at the bottom of specs table says: 3840x2160 at 30Hz. 4096x2160 at 24Hz supported over HDMI. 3840x2160 at ...
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How to Save Desktop icon layout position with a different profile for one or two monitors

i am working with a laptop at work, now, when im sitting at the office, i use dual monitor settings, and when i work outside the office, i work with only 1 monitor. the desktop icons are driving me ...
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How can I use a PC's monitor output as an input in anoter PC?

I would like to make some real time video mixing setup where there will be multiple PCs creating CGI/graphic output and many cameras creating real life output that should be connected to a mixer PC ...
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Enabling both onboard and discrete GPU

I have a ASUS Z10PE-8 WS motherboard and a EVGA GTX980 GPU. Even though the GPU has 5 ports it only supports 4 monitors. All is fine but I have a 5th I would like to use as a utility screen. Is it ...
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What is the name of this?

I am using a laptop of HP. Configuration cpu: Intel Duel Core 2.20GHz, Ram DDR3 4GB, Operating system Windows 8. I am using a external Monitor of Dell S2216H 21.5 Inch IPS Monitor,Screen type: IPS ...
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Windows explorer does not start when second monitor is connected

Recently, I decided it might be a good idea to connect my old monitor - an Acer P2432w - to my windows 10 system as a secondary monitor. I will call it monitor B from now on. My primary monitor ...
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What would happen if you used a 23 inch and a 23.5 inch monitor on Windows?

I know that it will work totally fine on the desktop, and with programs open, but how about games? Would they fullscreen across two monitors with such a small size difference, like they would if the ...
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Is there a way to avoid Windows incredibly erratic behaviour when trying to adjust display settings in multi-display setups?

Since time immemorial I've always had problems with adjusting multiple displays and windows. For example, my current setup is a W540 laptop with dual Phillips BDM4065UC 40" 4k monitors (viva la ...
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60hz & 144hz dual monitor setup on Windows 7

At the moment I have got a dual monitor setup with both panels at 60hz. I want to upgrade one of those monitors to a 144hz panel. But I heard a lot about both monitors capping at 60hz if I do that. ...
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Impact 360 videos are distorted and several horizontal black lines show on monitor

This is a very specific issue, so I'm not sure if anyone else has experienced this or not, but all suggestions are welcome. In our company, we use a web application called Impact 360 by Verint, which ...
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Triple Monitor Setup (Portrait) viewing angle mod?

I have 3x Samsung 2443BW (each 24") and would like to use them all in portrait, but I can't because the viewing angle is so bad. In one angle I can't see anything, in another it's all perfect but I ...
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win7: Move ALL windows to the main or a distinct display

setup i have several multi monitor setups where the main display changes but the current target setup is this: hp zbook 15 g2 2x acer hul WQHD with daisy chaining step 1/problem 1 after coming ...
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Does all Display link hardware work together?

DisplayLink lets you run monitors off of a usb interface. To my understanding, all DisplayLink devices can have many of the same piece of hardware connected to one computer. Each manufacturer brags ...
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How do I connect an external monitor using a VGA cable to a laptop running Fedora?

I have a Sony Vaio laptop which has two operating systems, Windows and Fedora 15 (32 bit). I want to connect an external LCD monitor to my laptop using a VGA cable. The external monitor is working on ...
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Need to duplicate to 3 displays in Windows 8.1

I need to duplicate my HP Revolve laptop display to both a projector and a monitor while still keeping the laptop monitor active, too. So, essentially, I need to have 3 identical monitors running at ...
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Why doesn't a 4K TV give 4K resolution?

I have designed the front page for a website that contains a lot of information. I have fixed the size of the page to 3530x2070 which should easily fit on a 4K screen with a resolution of 3840x2160. ...
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Black bottom/top space in muli monitor screenshot

When i take screenshot with my dual monitor connected. Generated screenshot add black space below and top of the screenshot (Like this) Both monitors are of same resolution (1366 x 768) difference ...
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Separate custom scaling levels for each display in Windows 10

I want to set a different custom scaling level for each of my 2 monitors. The "recommended" scaling for my laptop display is 150%, while 100% scaling is recommended for my external monitor. 100% is ...
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Windows 10 - Change monitor number 1 on three screen setup for 'PC Screen Only'

I like to use win-P to disable two of the three monitors for gaming. I just select 'PC Screen Only' and it turns off the other two. Recently, I moved some cables around and the #1 screen is on the ...
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Display Port waking up resets graphics

so I have the Benq XL2420Z monitor with a MSI 390. Links here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HE61SOA?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00 ...
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Dual screen no longer works with same configuration

Dual monitor display on work pc no longer works, after running fine for over a year. One monitor is plugged into the tower via VGA cable, whilst the other is plugged into the graphics card via a DVI ...
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Are there any apps to swap all windows from one display to another? [closed]

I have a Mac Book Pro with two external Thunderbolt displays. I use one as main display and one as secondary. Every now and then I want to switch between the two of them. Is there an app that will ...
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How to run second monitor on second GPU?

So i have a laptop and i run it with second monitor as my main monitor And my question is: Is it possible to run laptop monitor on CPU built-in graphics card and monitor using dedicated nVidia card? ...
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2nd display in a dual display set up won't has no input signal

Brand new Dell OptiPlex 9020 - Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz desktop https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Dell-OptiPlex-9020-Core-i7-4790-3.6-GHz-8-GB-500-GB/3851732.aspx?pfm=reo#PO and 2 Viewsonic 22' display ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to Vaio SVS15127pxb

I'm trying to connect 2 monitors to my SVS 15127 laptop so I can work with 3 monitors (including my built-in laptop). My laptop has 2 display ports, a HDMI and a VGA. Unfortunately when I connect both ...
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vmware workstation 12 dual screen issues with guest OS opensuse leap 42.1 with DE KDE plasma 5

I have an old opensuse distribution that I made my first vm with. In that vm the dual screen use inside of vmware worked perfectly. My only problem with the old machine was with the graphics on the ...