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Remote Access Using Windows 8

I have remote access to dual monitors in work, but hve a single monitor at home (Windows 8). I cannot access the secondary screen from home. What are my options?
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Lenovo SL510 - to external monitors

I remember someone told me that ny laptop can be used as hard drive and connected to external monitors via some device( forgot the name). I actually saw it once someone just takes closed lenovo ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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DisplayPort MST and HDMI adapter

I have a Dell u2715h monitor which has both a DisplayPorts in and a DisplayPort out. It claims to support DisplayPort 1.2 and MST (Multi-Stream Transport). I do not have a second DisplayPort ...
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2 monitor (extended) on 1 PC running windows 7

My PC's graphics card has 2 slots: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA I have 2 monitors: 1 with DVI-D and VGA, and another with VGA only I would like to run 2 monitors with extended display. What is the best ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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Two monitors in VirtualBox Ubuntu guest fails

The host is Windows 8. The guest is Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. My problem is that when I start the machine with two monitors, the right one is black, and the left one shows image but is unresponsive. I can ...
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xrandr would not detect my second monitor

I am using linux, have 2 monitors and 1 laptop (3 screens in total) in my setup. xrandr detect 2 displays (laptop + 1 ext monitor) and I get the same output on both external monitors. $ xrandr ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 guest cannot detect second virtualbox monitor

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) VirtualBox setup on VirtualBox 4.3.30. As I understand it, this setup should permit the use of Dual Monitors by the guest OS. The host OS is Windows 7. I have the guest ...
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Lenovo T410 Laptop and Dual Monitors

I have my laptop on a mini dock with an external monitor connected to the VGA port on the dock. I would like to connect a second monitor for extended desktop sharing, but don't have DVI ports on the ...
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How can I get my monitor's edges to “scale” to one another in Windows?

For instance, if I have a 4k monitor (short edge is 2160px) and a 1080p monitor (short edge is 1080px). How can I force Windows to operate in such a way so that when my mouse exits the 4k monitor ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Monitor Worked but not Working Now

I'm using NVIDIA GT218 and unable to see my monitors in "Display Settings", following info might help # lspci 00:02.0 Display controller: Intel Corporation Device 041e (rev 06) 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How do I prevent GNOME/openSUSE from changing which screen a program is on?

I'm using GNOME 2.28.2 and openSUSE 11 with two monitors. I keep my file browser on my left screen and my pdf reader on the right screen. When I open a new pdf from the file browser on my left screen, ...
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Open Start Menu on Monitor Where Cursor was when Key was Pressed

I am using Windows 10 Pro x64 with a double monitor configuration, and I would like to have the Start Menu open on the window where the cursor was located when I press the Windows key. At the moment, ...
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How to use the Video controller output (backup) while also using the video card output

So, I have been trying to restore an extremely old computer (pavilion a 750y, Pentium 520 processor) to working order by installing a WIFI card, new ram etc. In the process of doing this I discovered ...
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Windows 7 dual monitors 1 - DVI 2 - HDMI For HDMI to see a picture pressing Auto button is required

I used to have dual monitors both connected via DVI. After Windows login wallpaper( picture ) was immediately avaialable on a second one. The problem started for my newly assembled computer where a ...
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Why won't Windows detect my 3rd screen over VGA?

At work my Windows box is a laptop that sits on a Dell dock it came with. It's a Dell Latitude E5440. Nothing crazy, pretty basic system. Just Win 7 Enterprise 64-bit with some *nix VM's on it. I have ...
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Stop apps from moving from secondary monitor to primary monitor when computer wakes app

I am using Windows 8.1 with two DVI monitors and everything worked fine. I replaced the primary monitor with a higher resolution one plus displayport. Now every time the computer wakes up, all the ...
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What the maximum number of monitors a FirePro W5100 can drive:

I've been trying to setup a monitor wall and would like to know if the AMD FirePro W5100 would be able to drive 12 monitors at the same time. The manufacturer states that it has 4 DisplayPort 1.2a. So ...
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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How do I move a window off screen in OSX?

I'm using OSBuddy, if you don't know what that is, it's basically a java client for a game. I'm also using a dual screen, iMac with an ASUS connected via VGA/thunderport that's to the left of my ...
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Windows 7 Does not recognize 12 monitors

I'm setting up a monitor wall with 12 screens, using 1 AMD HD 4350 (dual DVI), 1 AMD 2350 (one DVI and one VGA) and eight USB-to-VGA adapters, with 4 of them hooked up to a self-powered USB 3.0 Hub. I ...
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Virtualbox - Two different screen orientations for Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu (15.04) VM running on a Windows 8.1 host in a two monitor configuration. At times, when I'm reading a lot of documents, I like to rotate one of the screens to be in portrait mode to ...
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VMware player 7 autostart with dual screen

I like to auto start VM Player 7 in dual-screen mode. bat i can only do it manual in the top menu after start. How can I set it automatically. I like to use later hiding the top menu-bar, so operator ...
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Ubuntu “clone” dummy video device when monitor connected

We plan on deploying a number of blackboxes(Shuttle Mini Pc's) running Ubuntu 14.04 to our clients. They will be running headless with the ubuntu dummy video driver(also because I need widescreen ...
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Macbook Pro and Acer external monitor text rendering

I just purchased this Acer B276HUL 27 inch IPS monitor from amazon and connected it to my Macbook Pro (late 2013 with retina display) with a thunderbolt to display port cable. The resolution of the ...
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Does HDMI connected LCD monitor produce sound from my computer?

I Have a question about using an HDMI-connected LCD TV. When I use 'extend' to extend my desktop to my TV, how do I get the audio to (appropriately) play from the TV? For example, when I put a movie ...
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How I force my nVidia Optimus laptop to send data to my TV?

I have a laptop with nVidia Optimus. I also have a really, really, really awesome huge Trinitron (CRT) TV So I plugged in my HDMI port a cable that is one side HDMI, the other RCA, and plugged the ...
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Problems with my second monitor

My pc was hooked up to a tv using an S-Video cable, but the tv recently stopped working, so I'm trying to replace it with a second monitor. I had a graphics card installed to use for the s-video port, ...
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How can I get Windows to properly identify my monitors?

I have a problem where my monitors are no longer recognized in the correct order by Windows using the "Identify" feature on the Screen Resolution control panel. The above screenshot is the correct ...
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Is there any way to cannibalize a Macbook's screen as a secondary monitor for a (Windows) PC?

I've got this 2009 macbook pro that I haven't touched in a while. It barely runs, but lately I've been thinking it'd be useful to have a second monitor for my desktop. I've looked into directly ...
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How to change Mac OS X look and feel

After I attach and remove a secondary monitor on my Mac laptop my display changes to as shown below: but this is how the screen originally looks (before connecting a secondary monitor): Once I ...
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Sending only video out of HDMI cables – Mac OSX 10.10.3 (Yosemite)

I have a similar question to this one but I'm on Mac OSX. I currently have a laptop, a second monitor (via HDMI), and a third monitor (via HDMI/thunderbolt adaptor). If I have sound playing, I only ...
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W8.1 Crash when GPU Enabled?

I'm really confused about this one, so prepare for a long post. I've had this same computer setup for about a year now, never had any issues. CPU: Intel 4870K w/ Integrated Graphics driving a ...
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Open program/windows on specific monitor

Is there a way to tell Windows on which monitor it should open a windows independently of where it was closed?
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How to connect Dell Vostro with HDMI to Matrox TripleHead2Go with DisplayPort?

I like to connect my Dell Vostro 3700 with HDMI output to the Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital SE with DisplayPort. Does somebody know if an active HDMI to DisplayPort converter works with the Matrox and ...
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How to use a SmartTV as second screen over wifi?

If we would like to use a SmartTV as a second screen over wifi using Linux, how could we do it? Is there a way to do this? For my case I'm using a Samsung SmartTV and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with KDE 4. ...
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How to use dual monitors on a system with 2 computers?

I have dual monitors set up to work with extended screens on Windows 7. Now I've hooked a computer to one of these monitors (monitor 1) with Ubuntu. When I change the input source on monitor 1. I ...
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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10? [duplicate]

My question is the same as this one : How to disable sticky corners in Windows 8? But I didn't find the values to change in the registry. Any idea how to fix this on Windows 10 ? edit : I tried this ...
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Recording 2 separate windows at once

It's a pretty simple requirement but I have no idea how to go about getting it done. I have a popular software "replay video capture" by applain. What this does is capture anything that's being played ...
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Can I get a larger Windows 7 Remote Desktop screen than the real screen on the machine?

I have two Windows 7 machines: A) Has four 1920x1200 displays as the desktop. Windows sees it as two 3840x1200 displays. B) Has a single 1920x1200 display When I am using A), I'd like to RDP to B) ...
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Dell XPS 13 with 2 monitors daisychain?

I'm going to buy a Dell XPS 13 (the i5 model without touchscreen and with 256gb ssd) and i'm also going to buy a Dell Ultrasharp monitor U2515H. But in the future i really want to buy a second monitor ...
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Power supply needed? can I use the same size because old one is near end of life or do I need a larger one [closed]

Symptoms, my computer when it gets going the power will just cut, the power indicator stays lit but everything else dies, all the fans, the screens go dead it does not respond on the network (ssh ...
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Keeping windows maximized/on screen when changing resolution

I have two monitors on my desktop (Windows 8.1 Pro), and I sometimes play older games from GOG or wherever that change the screen resolution for the monitor they're open on. This is no big deal; ...
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How do you use multiple monitors in MS Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7?

Using the RDMan from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989 Tools->Options->Full Screen-> last checkbox is 'Use multiple monitors when necessary' however this has no ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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What Level of Video Card do I need to run 2 Dell Ultrasharp U2415 Monitors [closed]

I'm going to be purchasing a new desktop computer soon, and I'm getting 2 Dell Ultrasharp monitors. These are 24" 1920x1280 monitors. I'm going to be doing web development, and maybe watching 1080p ...
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Does MacBook Air 11" (Early 2015) Broadwell support DisplayPort MST?

Does MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015), powered by Broadwell with Intel HD Graphics 6000, and Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps), support DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport? ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...