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Taskbar partially missing in Windows 10?

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I have a dual monitor set up. In the past, both screens shows the same desktop/taskbar and I can access the taskbar from either screen. Just recently I noticed ...
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Black screen using Windows 10 Remote Desktop with multiple monitors after a certain window size

I just updated my home computer to Windows 10. When I Remote Desktop my office computer (Windows 8), I can't get it to work full screen with my 3 monitors as I always done before. If I "restore" the ...
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Windows on secondary monitor gets moved when resolution changes

I like to watch stuff on my second monitor while I play CS. The problem is that when I enter the game and the resolution changes all the windows on my second monitor gets moved to the right until ...
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Windows 10 : Launch custom resolution for a program

I have two 1080p monitor, and I would like to play games on these. But, the game dosen't allow to changes settings in game, and dosen't have compatibility for two screen. Is there any way for ...
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Add DisplayPort output to PC

I have a PC with an AMD Kaveri APU running Linux. I'm just fine with the internal GPU but would like to connect to a displayport display and my motherboard does not have a connector. Is there any ...
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Unable to Connect a Second Monitor: Undetectable

I'm having a dilemma connecting a second monitor to my computer. All cords are connected, the DVI is connected to my graphics card and the VGA is connected to the motherboard. The DVI one is the one ...
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Dual Screens Not Working when HD screens used

I have a Lenovo M91P, and have been running 2 19" Hanns G HA191 screens off it for a while now. Recently i have upgraded the screens to 2 HE225 screens, which are HD, and for some reason only one ...
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Windows 7 Multiple monitor issue

I've got the following config: Windows 7 with dual monitors on a DELL Optiplex 7020 When I'm leaving my screen for an hour or so and after I get back, the first screen refuses to "get back to work" ...
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Multiple monitor support in Ubuntu Virtualbox guest

I would like to use multiple monitors in i3. I'm using a Virtualbox guest OS, Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed version 5.0.14 Guest Additions for Linux. I've enabled 2 monitors from the vm settings. How ...
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Dell M6800 Firepro m6100Gl multi monitor problems

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 running 4 monitors. 1 is via a USB GPU *(26" 1920x1200) ...
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Screen blinks after disconnecting projector/second screen and cursor jumps to center of screen

I have been looking all over but couldn't find a similar problem. Whenever I disconnect my projector or external monitor from my Laptop, the screen starts to blink exactly once every ~3sec; and the ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcuts to switch focus between monitors?

I have dual monitor setup. Just wondering is there a way to toggle or switch focus between the two monitors without touching the mouse. I have multiple applications open in both the monitors. So using ...
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Dell XPS 15 (2015) driving U3011 monitor at native res

I'm trying to get my laptop to drive my monitor at its native resolution: laptop is the new Skylake Dell XPS 15 9950 which only has an HDMI output for video monitor is a Dell U3011 with native ...
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Windows 10: Is it possible to control the display scaling (typically a monitor based setting) specific to a window?

I've got some PC displays with wildly varying DPI's. I have a typical 27" 2560x1440 which is 107 PPI and I have hooked up a 324 PPI iPad3 (sub 10", 2048x1536) screen converted to displayport with an ...
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TeamViewer moving all windows into currently viewed monitor

I believe this may be a new feature but I would very much like to disable it. I have three monitors and anything I launch automatically gets moved into the screen I am currently viewing despite me ...
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How to configure xrandr to use builtin display as fallback

I have an external display at work that I use as my primary display while not using the builtin display of my laptop, e.g. xrandr --output eDP1 --off --output DP2-2 --auto However, when I go away ...
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Maximum multi-display resolution for Intel HD-520 & Nvidia 940M laptop

I'm considering a new laptop (ASUS UX303UB) that has Intel HD-520 graphics and has a discrete GPU in the Nvidia 940M. The believe the laptop has a mini-DisplayPort (1.2) and an HDMI 1.4 port. The ...
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Cannot get right resolution with Nvidia Linux driver

I am using the latest propriety Nvidia driver on Ubuntu 15.10. I currently have two screens attached to my GTX960. My problem is that one of them is connected through a VGA to DVI adapter and ...
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Dell W3201CHD TV No Response Over HDMI

I recently built a new computer with a MSi Z97 PC MATE with a EVGA GTX 980Ti Hydro and a Intel i7 4790k @ 4.5 Ghz. I don't have any HDMI/DVI capable devices at my disposal right now. I'm currently ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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Can I do 3 external monitor instead of 2 external+1 internal on a Macbook Pro 13"?

I know I can run 2 external plus the internal monitor without any issues. Since it won't let me add a third external (for a total of 4), I'd prefer just running the 3 external ones with a closed lid. ...
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When two monitors are attached how to change default from extend displays to duplicate displays?

I have a laptop that uses windows 8 and is connected to a projector. Every time I connect the two it is default set on extend displays and I want it to default to duplicate displays. Not only that ...
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Windows 10 secondary monitors task bars not hiding

My problem is the opposite of this question. The task bar is auto hiding on my primary monitor just fine but it doesn't hide on my secondary monitors. Restarting didn't solve the problem. What is even ...
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Windows 10 Dual display issue 4k + HD

I have spent a long time investigating this with no luck yet. I have a 4k display via DisplayPort and a second 1080p display on HDMI. Using the Skylake onboard Intel HD 530 graphics. Either display ...
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Two dual monitor sets connected to one computer. How to do I set this up?

I currently have two monitors hooked up to my computer in my home office room. I want to have two monitors in my bedroom connected to this computer.I will only be running one set at a time as my gpu ...
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HP Pavilion G7 Laptop won't connect to external monitor

I've been using an external monitor for my hp laptop for a while now because the screen is broken and recently downloaded Windows 10 and wasn't to crazy about it so I did a factory reset to go back to ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter - 4k 60 Hz

Here is the link to Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter - 4k 60 Hz. Question 1: Can that adapter be used with any laptop which has Thunderbolt 3 port? (mostly I'm interested in Acer Aspire V ...
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How can I ensure that my external monitor will show my programs by default?

I use a laptop (lenovo T530) with a base station connecting to external monitor and keyboard, using Windows 7 Expected Behavior When I plug my laptop into the base station, everything currently ...
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Having trouble with second monitor

I have a Nvidia Geforce GT 640 1 GB. I set up another monitor and it worked fine for about fifteen minutes, the screen is now black but still shows up in my display settings. I can interact with ...
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Synergy Multi Monitor Client/Server Config Mouse shift Issue

I am trying to achieve the best synergy mouse "shift" from server to client and vice versa but having some trouble due to either synergy's limitation or Windows display configuration (server & ...
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Monitor Connection via Adapter - Any benefits/detriments?

I have a new graphics card that has 1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort However, at present, I only have two monitors - both using DVI. The three options available to me are: Hook up one monitor (the ...
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Dynamic configuring multiple x-screens using RandR (xrandr) in Linux

I can use a external physical Dell monitor at work connecting it through VGA port to my ThinkPad laptop. I have Debian testing installed, along with KDE5.5 and i3wm. See detailed information below. ...
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Three external 4K monitors at 60Hz on MSI GS60 6QE Ghost Pro

According to official page for MSI GS60 6QE Ghost Pro this laptop has: Thunderbolt 3 port which supports 2 4K monitors at 60Hz Mini DisplayPort 1.2 which supports one 4K monitor at 60Hz Question 1 ...
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One computer, 3 Monitors 1 TV switch 1 Monitor for TV

I have a 3 screen setup with a TV next to the monitors. I was wanting to occasionally switch the 3rd monitor out for the TV (before i was having to go under the desk and switch the HDMI cables around) ...
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Awesome-wm cycling through all windows with a current tag on multiple screens

I have two monitors and try to cycle over all windows that have the same tag, but on both monitors (like usual alt-tab cycling on many window system). I tried cyclefocus, did not work, cycling only ...
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How do I access a window on another screen using Awesome?

I have two monitors. How can I focus on a window that is on a different screen than the one I'm working on? Mod+j/h works only for one monitor.
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VGA connected Monitor flickers when TV source != HDMI/PC

I have a PC with inbuilt graphics card that is connected to my TV through a HDMI cable and to a monitor through a VGA cable. When the monitor is on and the tv is on with it's source set to HDMI (ie, ...
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How to disable lower horizontal menu bars in secondary and third monitors on Win 10?

I have three monitors for my desktop, however the menu bar on the bottom is present in all of the three monitors, how can I disable them except in my main monitor?
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Multiple Monitors Remote Desktop

Ok, I need solid concrete info to put this issue to rest. I was able to connect to my work PC from home using multiple monitors before, however it doesn't seem to be working. Mind you this was back in ...
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27 inch monitor with 2560x1440 resolution will it work with laptop geforce 540m 1gb?

I got a simple question - Im going to buy an external monitor for my laptop which will be an ASUS PB278QR with 2560x1440 resolution - will my laptop handle it (geforce 540m 1GB) ? I will use it only ...
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Text scaling issue with multiple monitors

I have recently acquired Dell u2515h (2560x1440), and decided to setup a dual monitor environment with my current LG W2453TQ (1920x1080). My plan was to use the dell monitor in portrait mode, but i ...
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Seconday monitors shuts off when i exit PowerPoint Presentation in Extend mode

When i use Extend to show PowerPoint presentations on a projector, sometimes when i close the presentation, the projector disconnects from the laptop, and shows the screen where it's searching for a ...
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Trouble running three monitors on PC

i have a PC nvidia 960 graphics card. My setup is: - Main center DVI monitor (144hz) - Left side VGA monitor (60hz) - Right side VGA monitor (60hz) I am able to run my main DVI monitor at 144hz and ...
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Odd line of pixels under my mouse, only appears on one screen?

I do not have much back story or explanation for this. I have about a 20px wide line of pixels under my mouse, and it only appears on one of my monitors. Any idea what is causing this?
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External Graphics card on a dual USB 3.0 Laptop

I have a question about adding a external graphics card to my laptop. It runs most games great on low settings but I would like to bump it up a bit. I have heard that USB-3.1 has display port and ...
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Emulate Windows key on Windows 10 touch keyboard

I have a new tablet PC with Windows 10 which doesn't have a physical keyboard. This is OK for most applications, the on-screen keyboard works fine for most uses. However, one of the primary ...
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Disable HDMI auto-switch in windows 7

i'm using a HDMI Switch because my TV has not enough HDMI-Ports for all my devices. I don't like the auto switch of the switch. every time i turn on my computer the switch jumps to the HDMI-Ports ...
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Laptop external monitor turning green

My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with GT540M graphics and i5 2450M processor . When I connect to an external monitor , any external monitor (I use the Dell S2216H) , the screen shows weird patterns ...
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Laptop won't send display to video mixer

I'm trying to get my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B12P) to recognise a DataVideo HS-2000 video mixer as a second display, something I've done successfully in the past with a Mac Mini. The laptop ...
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Dualscreen with 2 displayport: 1 monitor stays black

when I assembled my new PC yesterday, everything was fine except I can't manage to get dualscreen using the 2 displayports of my Graphic card. Here's my config : Motherboard: Asus Z170-A Graphic ...