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Can't get multiple monitors to work with windows remote desktop

My remote desktop session is refusing to use both monitors. Here's how they are laid out I do have the option checked in the Remote Desktop Connection What else can I do?
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Touchscreen as a drawing canvas for photoshop

I am willing to buy a captive touchscreen monitor to use it as a drawing canvas. I have chosen this monitor from dell: http://www.dell.com/ed/business/p/dell-s2240t/pd It support 10 point touch and ...
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Can my AMD Radeon HD 6950 graphics card take a minidisplay port to displayport?

So I've had my AMD Radeon HD 6950 for around 3 years now, and I've always had 2 DVI's connected to it. I have decided that I would like to connect another monitor to it, without buying another card. ...
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dual-monitor on Linux : how to change the virtual resolution of only one screen

I am using Centos 6.3 with two screens : screen A : 1280x1024 screen B : 1680x1050 Screen A is the main screen, and screen B an extension. The problem is, screen A should accept a virtual ...
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How do I find a laptop or desktop that supports external 4k monitor?

I am trying to word this question in a way that makes it not opinion-based, soo... I have a Seiki 4k monitor, now looking for 4k content. Looking at a bunch of (lower-end) 4k laptops and desktops, ...
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Google Chrome Freezing in External Monitor

I'm using a Macbook with Retina Screen with a DELL LED Monitor connect via HDMI Cable. I usually keep Google Chrome Canary open in External Monitor with 8-10 tabs open and Keep my Editor in ...
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Information display systems Implementation

We want to implement multiple display systems at various places in our organization to show information and this information is for display purpose only. We dont know how to start. At first, we ...
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Dual monitors dual OS's?

Quick and painless, I have a partitioned SSD with win 7 and Linux back box on it and I just bought a second monitor. I was wondering if one monitor could display win7 and the other back box off the ...
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Screen broken of my laptop, start with an external monitor

My laptop (SAMSUNG RC 420)screen is broken and the replacement of my screen arrives in three weeks. I'd like to start the laptop with external monitor. I want to know if there is a way to boot from ...
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Why is my metro screen getting extended to half of the second screen?

When I extend my desktop to the second screen, it stays fine for a few minutes, but after a while, the first metro screen stretches all the way to half of the second screen. The search bar etc stops ...
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AMD Radeon 7900 series: setting up 3 monitors

I have an AMD Radeon 7900 series, which should support up to 6 screens. I'm having problems getting my third one working. Im running windows 8, and have installed all the latest AMD drivers. My ...
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Is it possible to address three monitors with different refresh rates on AMD EyeFinity?

I currently have two 60Hz LCD's and a EyeFinity video card that supports 3-6 monitors. If I purchase a third monitor that supports 144Hz, will I be able to use the its maximum refresh rate while using ...
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Two monitors, want to move mouse to next monitor from both left and right side (Windows 8.1)

Windows 8.1 Currently I can move either from one or the other side of the screen, but not from both at once. I have my monitors underneath each other, but I do not want to move up and down, because I ...
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AMD A10 7700K + ATI Radeon HD 6850 with 6 Monitors

I'm running a workstation with (hopefully) 6 monitors under LM17 Cinnamon, 64-bit. The AMD ATI Radeon HD 6850 comes with 2x DVI, HDMI and DP to connect to 4 displays, which work fine under the ...
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How do I change the default monitor in multiple monitor PC?

I got 2 monitors. Sharp and Samsung. The Samsung one is the bigger one and obviously I want to watch movie maximize bluestacks on that one. Start menu is on my SHARP tv. If I go full screen with ...
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4 Monitor Extended Desktop MoBo Graphics Combination [closed]

I need to put together a 4-monitor extended desktop setup for non-gaming purposes. All 4 monitors are supposed to display at 1920X1080. Any suggestions as to what motherboard/graphics card combination ...
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Screen sharing with remote desktop (remote monitor)

We have a big screen here, in our meeting room, attached to a desktop computer. The primary use of this screen is for Powerpoint presentations. I want to share the screen of any computer, not just ...
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How to display particular workbook of Excel file on TV and no matter what i do on the computer the TV displays the workbook [duplicate]

I have a computer and a TV.I want to display particular workbook of excel file on the TV ( monitor 2 ) and when I work on my computer monitor ( Monitor 1 ) nothing happens on Monitor 2.I need that ...
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Third monitor Windows 8.1

My current setup has two monitors running off of crossfired AMD Radeon 7870's, I am looking to add a third monitor for non-intensive usage. I've been led to believe this is possible by changing a ...
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Debian does not redraw on second monitor under AMD 6850

I am running two monitors on an AMD 6850 chipset, under Debian Wheezy. I have installed the proprietary drivers and both monitors seem to be functioning perfectly fine (I can change the configurations ...
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How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10?

How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10? As one monitor is 1360x768 and another is 1920x1080 it is not possible to use the Span feature and keep proper aspect ...
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AMD Radeon R9 graphics card won't display my second screen

I have recently built a new Windows 8.1 gaming PC and I am using the AMD Radeon R9 280 Black Double Dissipation Edition. It works a treat except I seem to have an issue whereby I cannot get my second ...
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Brightness on one of dual screen monitors keeps lowering

I have a dual screen setup on an HP Pro 3300 (Pentium G620 2.6GHZ, 3GB RAM, 500GB HDD) running Windows 7 Professional x64 and using a ATI Radeon HD 5450 (both monitors are connected to the GFX Card, ...
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Why does modern graphics with 2Gb memory come with VGA output?

I recently bought a new computer with a ATI HD8570 2GB (VGA+HDMI). I pay top dollars for a powerful graphics card. I have two (older) monitors from Dell 1600*900 which have a DVI input and a VGA ...
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Display on secondary video card (Nvidia 8400 GS): horrible refresh, bogs system

This is my work computer, but it's a small shop. We do business software development. The most hardcore thing we create is some web animations with html5 and fancy javascript/css. The base machine ...
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How do I get my laptop to use its external monitor with Debian Wheezy?

with Debian Wheezy installed my laptop screen works fine but it doesn't seem to notice when an external monitor is plugged in. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) I think this is the device in ...
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How to extend AND mirror the screen?

Currently I have one laptop with one HDMI port. I'm looking at getting a USB to VGA. Ultimately I would like to have 2 monitors. 1 that extends the laptop screen and 1 that mirrors the laptop screen. ...
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Mirrored display isn't “full screen”

I plugged my laptop into my TV via HDMI, both displays are 1920x1080 and I have it set to Mirror my laptops display onto the TV. It does so, except I have a black border around the display on the TV, ...
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Using motherboard HDMI connection for separate graphics card

I have a Z97-motherboard which has an HDMI-connection, along with a MSI 770 graphics card, which sadly only has one HDMI-connection. I would like to connect my second monitor through HDMI to my ...
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Connect Monitor to PC without VGA?

We are looking to connect a 40" (approx) monitor to one of our workstations to use as a display screen in our reception area. The problem is the screen will be quite a distance from the workstation ...
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Shuffling windows in Windows 8 Portrait mode

I'm quite in love with the +Arrows and +Shift+Arrows method for moving windows around. I've recently set up a new monitor in portrait mode though, and I'm wishing that I could push windows to the top ...
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Windows 8.1 Laptop Connecting to a monitor that doesnt exist

I recently upgraded a windows 7 HP EliteBook 6930p laptop to Windows 8 and then to Windows 8.1. The display went funny so I figured the display driver had dropped off somewhere during the upgrades so ...
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Linux for a laptop, docking station, and 3 monitors

I'm looking for suggestions on a Linux setup that will work well for a Dell Precision M4800 that has nVidia graphics and spends a large chunk of it's time on one of Dell's port replicator / docking ...
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Higher resolution laptop compared to second monitor

I have a Yoga 2 Pro (13.3") that has a resolution capacity of 3200x1800. I've been wondering about getting a budget 27" monitor. These, of course, come in 1920x1080. I'm developing on it rather than ...
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Should I connect my 2nd monitor to integrated or discrete graphics to maximize 3D performance on the 1st monitor?

I have 2 monitors connected to my PC, and the secondary monitor is used for things that don't really need the power of a discrete GPU. I want to maximize the performance of 3D applications on my ...
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Windows 8 Dual Screen Lock screen? [duplicate]

I've come to notice that when I lock my computer, with my second monitor turned on, even though I have a dual screen wallpaper, the lock screen only shows the background on one of the screens, and the ...
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6870 Wont Accept 3 Monitors?

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870, and I am using a DVI I to VGA, HDMI to DVI D, and a mini display port to HDMI and only 2 displays work. I have tried all combinations with them.
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4 + 1 stacked monitor setup with Synergy

Is it possible to configure synergy to accommodate the following setup? +---------------+ +---------------+ | Client | | ...
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How to automate simple desktop windowing tasks started by mouse click in Mint Cinnamon?

I use a two monitor setup. I would like to automate moving a window to a different monitor. In Mint cinnamon, if you right-click the tab for a window on the bottom of the 'taskbar' or whatever at ...
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Windows 8 taskbar on several monitors

I have windows 8 installed on system with several monitors. On all monitors I have task bar on the bottom. That is fine. But all icons are the same on all task bars. And if I click icon on the one of ...
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Dual monitor ,not allowed full resolution

I have two monitors, one is connected via HDMI and the other one is connected via a VGA to a DVI adapter. Both of the monitors are 21.5" and support 1920x1080. The first monitor (HDMI) works just ...
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Is it possible to display previous PowerPoint slide on secondary monitor?

One of our lecturers is trying to set up his PC so that after he advances a slide the previous one will display on our other projector. Is this possible with PowerPoint? If not, are there any ...
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windows keyboard shortcut to move mouse cursor between two screens

I have a laptop with its main screen(A) and a connected one(B). Sometimes the mouse is on one screen(B) and I want it on another screen(A), but i'm just looking at the one screen(A) where the mouse ...
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Why is X using only two of my monitors?

I have a desktop machine with Intel QM77MK motherboard and NVidia Quadro 600 PCIe card. The motherboard has DisplayPort, DVI-I and DVI-D connections, while the Quadro has DVI and DisplayPort. I've ...
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have mouse move proportionately between two screens?

I have a computer with two screens.. A laptop with its screen. And another screen that I have connected to it that is much larger. I can move my mouse from screen 1 (The laptop screen), left to ...
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Is the Surface Pro 2 capable of supporting a 3 monitor work station?

The Surface Pro Docking Station offers 3 USB 2.0 ports, a MiniDisplay Port, and one USB 3.0 port. I would like to use this tool with a Surface Pro 2 (Windows 8.1) to support a 3 monitor work station. ...
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my dvi-d port is not working for dual monitoring?

I have two monitors. The first is an LG Flatron w1946sn and the second is an LG Flatron ezt710sh I am trying to connect them to my motherboard J&W Z77A-prox that supports dual monitoring. I am ...
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Monitor only works if Legacy BIOS (CSM) disabled?

I have an Asus Q550-LF computer running Windows 8.1 Enterprise. It has a MiniDisplayPort output which is connected to a MiniDP to DVI adapter. I discovered that my monitor was not working the same day ...
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3rd monitor suddenly ceases to operate

A couple months ago I purchased an active mini-displayport to DVI adapter to plug a 3rd monitor I had laying around into my computer. The adapter only supports resolutions of up to 1080P but this isnt ...
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Asus notebook running Win8.1 won't detect monitor

I have a new notebook that came with Win8 installed,I use a larger monitor that worked well. I installed Win8.1 and now the notebook can't detect the monitor. I have tried the display settings and ...