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Mouse gets stuck in lower edge of screen on portrait oriented window

I have dual monitors running on a laptop. laptop monitor 22" monitor the 22" is portrait oriented and when I try to move the mouse back and forth it will get stuck in the 22" unless I am high ...
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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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How can I force Excel 2007 on Windows 7 to always open another instance of the application?

I want to be able to compare to large spreadsheets side by side... Since you can not natively expand to all monitors I would like to have the two documents open in two instances. These files are ...
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Vmware dual monitor problem

I have a mac system which has a vmware windows system installed. Besides I have two monitors. Now I want to show windows in one monitor and mac in another monitor. I can drag the vmware to another ...
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muliple monitor software for Mac

I have 2 monitor for my Mac that's running OS X. I'm looking for software that will fit the currently active window to monitor 1 by pressing (for example) command + A or fit it to monitor 2 by ...
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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile resets my dual screen settings on restart

I work on a HP/Compaq 6910p laptop and in the office I use a docking station where I have a second monitor connected so that I can work dual screen. If my computer is in this docking station extra ...
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can we use android tablet as an extended monitor

Is is possible to use an android tablet as an extended monitor to my laptop
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My Motherboard has 3 display outputs. Can I use 3 Screens?

I am just building my first computer (going to instal linux, probably Ubuntu). I have been a Mac boy for the last four years so I am feeling somewhat confused. I am thinking about getting this ...
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What should I look for in a high quality graphics card(s) not intended for gaming?

I'm a software developer looking to extend from 2x24" displays to 4x24" or 6x24" displays connected to the same machine (currently i have 4x24" but they are on 3 different machines (thanks synergy). ...
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dual monitors in full screen mode & have one verticaly rotated

Hi is it possible to have dual monitors in full screen mode & have one verticaly rotated upside down Whilst the other is normal (I know that it can be done in extended mode.)
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getting second monitor to work

I have it hooked up properly but how do I get the second monitor to pay attention to the mouse and how do I place other material on this second monitor?
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Windows 7 64 bit, dual monitor issue

When I switch on the Windows logo (the square) appears on screen 2 (preceeded by the normal system startup files). However it then switches to screen 1 for the welcome, login screen. Its just annoying ...
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How to update Visual Studio Team Foundataion Server Window Postitions

I use two monitors with with TFS 2008 backward compatibility plugin and in VS TFS 2010. I had to move desks and ended up changing the location of my second monitor form the right side to the left. I ...
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Linux Boot Console (fbcon) Main Monitor Only

I have a dual monitor setup to my Linux box and am using fbcon to rotate the console to portrait for each display. I'd like to only have the console show up on the primary display though and leave the ...
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Multiple monitors and how to fix “unable to save display settings” error?

MacBook Pro, NVidia 9400M, Windows 7 64-bit. When I connect external monitor and I would like to duplicate display or extend it, I always get this error, despite monitor is correctly recognized. When ...
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Trying to set up dual monitors

I've just gotten a second monitor for my PC at work, and am trying to set it up. I want the new monitor to be my primary monitor and the old monitor to be my second monitor. I have never worked with 2 ...
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Why won't my GeForce® GTX 560 Ti 2GB (2048MB GDDR5) find my third monitor?

I have installed the graphics card and upgraded the PSU on a Dell Optiplex360 so that I can run three monitors. I run a taxi office and need three monitors for booking and dispatch. Can anybody tell ...
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Dell laptop connecting to an external monitor - everything looks too big

I have a Dell XPS Studio 1640 which displays in 1900 by 1200 res. Recently, I bought a 19" monitor for it which has a maximum resolution of about 1300 or so. The problem though is when I plug it in, ...
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Dual monitor setup in kubuntu has deadzone in between, how to fix it?

10 and have two monitors next to each other (one graphics-card, split DVI cable), they are in portrait mode and the setup with krandr was a snap. But even though everything displays correctly, when ...
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Switching monitors from an app

I'd like to know if anybody out here knows if there's a way to easily switch between monitors from an app in Windows 7. The setup: I have a laptop who's resolution is 1600 x 900 and a monitor which ...
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Connecting to a remote monitor using the monitor's native resolution

HP Mini 210 Netbook screen 1024x600 Intel graphics 3100 External Monitor 1360x768 Linux Fedora Everytime I connect my netbook to my monitor I thought that the screen resolution on the ...
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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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Trouble setting up dual monitors on Windows 7 desktop pc

I've been using Windows 7 for two months now on my desktop. I bought it along with a nVidia 9500GT video card and have been using it fine. The VGA cable was connected to the video card and all was ...
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Slow to change resolution/start fullscreen apps on triplemonitor setup in Windows 7

For some reason when I start a full screen application (like a game), or change resolutions, it takes 10-30 seconds for anything to happen. This also happens when the screensaver activates or ...
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Synergy+ multiple clients and multiple monitors on one client

Will Synergy recognize or allow four clients, one of which has 3 monitors for a total of 6 monitors?
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Create extended desktop with two external monitors on laptop on Windows XP?

I'm on a Dell Latitude D620. I have two external monitors, one at 1920x1080 and the other at 1680x1050. What do I need to display an extended desktop across these two external monitors? It's fine to ...
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup (running Windows 7)?

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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How to magnify or change the DPI on one screen only in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual monitors on Windows 7 - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor? I am using a secondary monitor with a laptop. The laptop is 1920x1200 and the ...
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Multi monitor solutions. Will these two video cards work on Linux?

I'm a bit tired of searching for the optimal solution to multi monitor setup in Linux. I don't want to spend money on a Matrox TripleHead2Go. Multi monitor on SLI for Linux doesn't work, check this ...
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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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Multiple monitor display settings change after Windows reboot

I'm running Windows7 x64, and everytime I restart my computer, my multiple monitor settngs change. The monitors flip around, my 30" LCD goes to a different resolution, the task bar moves around, and ...
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Any DVI splitters that can handle resolutions up to 2560x1440?

I have a computer that already has two monitors plugged into it. I'm trying to add a third monitor that displays the same thing as one of them now. The display I want to duplicate is 2560x1440. The ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 240M to 3 external monitors?

I have an Acer Aspire 8735G-6502 that has an Nvidia GeForce GT 240M chipset and only one VGA port for an external monitor. I am looking to set it up with something like 3 external monitors, but I ...
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Can I use the video card integrated into the i7, and also another, PCI Express video card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable onboard graphics AND dedicated card simultaneously ? I'm trying to make a 3-monitor system, with an Intel i7 Sandy bridge. I'm looking at 2 options: ...
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Crossfire Dual Screen horizontal artifacts

With my two 5870s I have a weird problem in crossfire. I have two screens a 24''' LCD and a 37'' LED TV. When in crossfire if I play video on the second screen it gets some odd artifacts of ...
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Glitch with updated nvidia drivers for Dual Monitor

Same problem already happened once so I rolled back to the latest non-problematic version, but it's been months now and I thought to try gain. Still the same problem, so now I thought to ask for help ...
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Is there a way to use 100% of the edge to go between monitors of different resolutions?

So I have two monitors, my main is a 37" 16:9 1080p screen (my old TV), and the other is a 20" 4:3 LCD. Now by a nice coincidence, when the 20" one is rotated portrait, it's height is about the same ...
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External monitor remains blank when extending from laptop

I'm on a Windows XP laptop and recently inherited a monitor. It unfortunately remains blank when attempting to extend. Things I've tried: Different resolution settings Checking the "Extend my ...
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Setting the mutual point of a laptop and external monitor

I have a laptop (1) and an extenal monitor (2) connected to it. The laptop is 1280x800 and the external one 1920x1080 resolution. The both stand on the desk, and the (2) is, due to its stand, some 10 ...
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Photoshop: Switch left and right in dual monitor setup

(Important note: I am looking for a solution that does not affect any other applications. Swapping cables or changing my desktop settings is not what I'm looking for.) I have dual monitors and in ...
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Can I plug in 3 monitors into an nVidia GTX 550 Ti [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to enable the use of triple monitors? This card to be precise, the MSI MSIN550GTX-1GCY It has 2 DVI outputs, and 1 HDMI, and my monitors have HDMI ...
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Possible to run multiple independent video feeds from a single PC/Max/Linux?

We'd like to set up a monitor in each of our employee's offices that has their personal "dashboard" displayed (just a web browser showing a special URL for their stuff), for 8 employees. Is it ...
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Does every 550 GTX Ti support two big screens?

I need a video card which will support 2 2560x1440 monitors. Also, it has to be nVidia, because I promised myself that I won't touch fglrx any more. Now that the 550 GTX Ti is finally available, there ...
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Looking for Windows XP “dual desktops” with dual monitors

I'm looking for some very specific features in a dual-monitor setup on Windows XP and so far have not been able to find what I'm looking for. The best way I can describe it is perhaps dual desktops or ...
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Running Intel 3000 HD and a Discrete Graphics Card at the same time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable onboard graphics AND dedicated card simultaneously ? i am building a new sandy bridge desktop. i want to run 3 to 4 monitors on this system, and would ...
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Hardware configuration and setup, SLI, dual monitors, noise and cooling

I can't find an answer to a couple of seemingly simple questions. They are closely related though so I'll ask them all here. They are partially gaming related, but I've posted them here instead of ...
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How can I set Windows 7 up to use three monitors?

I want to set my computer up to use three monitors. Currently I have two monitors working fine. I'm using an ASRock K10N78 AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8200 ATX AMD Motherboard and an XFX PVT98GYDLU ...
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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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How to use one display exclusively for one application?

I regularly use virtualisation software. My most common use case is to have one monitor for the virtual system and one monitor for the physical system. But of course, the physical system always puts ...
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Dual Monitors Switching While Running Full-Screen Game?

I have a dual-monitor setup, and currently I can run a full screen game (Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2 currently) and see still see anything I have open on my second monitor. I can't move my mouse from ...