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Can I use Microsoft Wireless Adapter with multiple monitors?

I want my Desktop to be tucked away under my desk and would like to use 2 Monitors wirelessly with my Desktop. Is Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter product capable of allowing my 64-bit Windows 10 ...
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How to split 3 monitors ingame - Call of Duty Black Ops 3

I have 3 monitors connected to my GTX 760. It's working fine, But when I'm entering the Call Of Duty game I thought I would see the game splitted with the 3 monitors But I only see it on 1 monitor. ...
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AMD/ATI graphics cards won't work together

I recently took on the task of fixing a stockbroker's computer that is connected to multiple monitors after Windows got bricked on it. My problem is that after I reinstalled Windows I tried to install ...
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Can I run (5) 2560x1440 monitors on a single Radeon R9 290X?

I have a XFX Radeon R9 290X Model R9-290A-EDFD. It has (1) DisplayPort 1.2 (Max 4096x2160), (2) DVI-D (Max 2560x1600), and (1) HDMI (Max 4096x2160) ports. I just purchased (4) Acer K272HUL 27" WQHD ...
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4k Monitor doesn't give me the option for 4k resolution

I have an Acer XR341CK 4k monitor and a XFX Radeon r9 280x GPU. I have my monitor hooked up with an HDMI cable from the monitor to an adapter to go to a mini Display Port on my GPU. For some reason ...
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NVIDIA Start Xorg Without Monitors

I'm running Redhat 6.4 uname -ra Linux host.domain 2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 29 11:47:41 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The graphics card is an NVIDA Tesla C2075, Driver ...
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Will a universal docking station help speed up my desktop graphics?

I have a Dell XPS 15 9530 (late 2013 edition). It's pretty quick, but I have hooked up an external 4k monitor via DisplayPort and desktop graphics have very much slowed down. Would something like ...
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Laptop won't project in 'extend' mode

I'm using a HP Pavilion laptop on Windows 10 and trying to project onto a screen for church. We use a programme for displaying song words etc. which works in extended desktop. On loading everything ...
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Dual View and different monitor frequencies

I have Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 Ti graphic card. And I have 2 monitor: 60 hz BenQ monitor which is overclocked to 77 hz and AverMedia LGP. When I'm playing a game (Usualy CS because here is every 10 hz ...
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Laptop with two external monitors, when redocked - doesn't restore apps to correct monitor

I have a Sony Vaio laptop and Windows 8. I have two external monitors. If I reboot and launch apps from the various task bars on the two external monitors, those apps launch there properly (e.g. say ...
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Brainbreaker. Dual gpu dual monitor, one monitor flashing only shows when at 30mh, normally@60, capable of 75hz

So, I have dual radeon sapphire 7850 2gb. One hdmi to 50'' tv, other card is hdmi to asus 24'' monitor with 1920x1080 75Mhz capable monitor. Updated to latest driver/software the other day ...
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Windows 10 dual monitor - lower res monitor is blurry

I have two monitors on my desktop computer running Windows 10. 1- Dell 2560 x 1440 2- HP 1920 x 1200 In "Customize your display", if I set both monitors at 100%, everything is sharp. If I set both ...
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Using remote desktop to control a computer also connected to a projector

I'm planning to have a small PC that lives in a box, which we can connect to a projector and then access wirelessly via RDP. That way, the computer lives onstage, while I can control the presentation ...
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laptop screen goes blank when HDMI monitor plugged in on Debian Jessie

On my HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC when I plug in an external monitor, the laptop screen goes blank. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics ...
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Keeping second extended monitor ON when laptop lid is closed in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a second monitor plugued in the laptop and configured as an extended display. When I close the lid (first display) Windows 10 turns off the first display, and assume the second as the first ...
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Lync 2010 screen share is too small when sharer has multiple monitors

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise with three monitors. If I'm in a meeting with just my laptop (single screen), sharing my screen in Lync works perfectly -- the sent display fills the stage and viewers ...
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Solved: Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors detected but 2nd screen Is black

I recently upgraded my computer from using on-board graphics to a GTX 960 (GV-N960OC-4GD). I previously had a dual monitor setup, with my primary monitor (SyncMaster2233sw) using a DVI cable and the ...
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Nice software for arranging windows and saving their location (for different presets/profiles)

I am looking for a software, which can do this for me (Windows 10). I tried Mosaico, but it is really buggy and it does not really work that well. DisplayFusion SHOULD be able to do this, but I ...
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Windows 10 moves all my windows to first screen when turning off screens for energy saving

On my Windows 10, x64 with nVidia GTX 760 I am experiencing annoying effects: Every time my two screens are turned off to save energy or the OS goes into stand by mode causes all my windows to be ...
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Connecting Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition to 3 VGA Monitor

i have problem connecting 3 VGA monitor to Matrox Triplehead2go. Im using Macbook Pro 15 inch Late 2013 (Intel Iris Pro 5100) with MiniDisplay Port to VGA and connect to Matrox TripleHead2Go. It was ...
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How to simultaneously use 2 external monitors and the laptop screen with Dell Latitude E5430

I am using a Dell Latitude E5430 running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a dell advanced docking station. I have connected 2 monitors to my docking station. I am not able to use all three screens (2 ...
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Are 1080p monitors better than a 4k monitor?

Ok so I own an asus 144 mhrz 1 ms response time monitor (for gaming) and i was able to stream a 4k video on it, keep in mind this is a 1080p monitor and it looked pretty good. So why do people even ...
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Windows 10, change size options when connected to External Monitor Macbook Pro

I am running Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro, with Boot Camp. I am running 2 external monitors that run max resolution of 1920 x 1080. When I am running on the monitors, I need to set the size of all ...
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Setting up a two different views using a laptop and a monitor

I have a laptop that I connect to a pc monitor, at the moment I just view whatever is on the laptop on the monitor but I'd like to have multiple views so that I can type code on the monitor but view ...
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Can't extend desktop to 4th monitor

I had all 4 displays connected and working fine this morning, then I tried to move one of the monitors to the other side of the desk and everything is now completely screwed up. Here's what the state ...
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Can you prevent dragging windows between screens?

So basically I want to prevent accidentally dragging a window to my second display and only move it explicitly with the 'send to display' (Super+Shift+Arrow) with windows 10 OR send a second virtual ...
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Turn off laptop moniter display forever

I have a Dell e6400 laptop with a damaged LCD. I want to switch the display of the laptop to a external monitor forever. My problem is if I connect an external monitor, that starts to display the ...
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USB Monitor - how to stop windows leaving on logout/

I have a laptop with two external monitors, one is with HDMI and the other is with USB 3.0. They work but my problem is that if the laptop goes to sleep and I start it back up the windows placed on ...
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HDMI turns off two monitors

Setup: 2 monitors [DVI] 1 TV [HDMI] Card: Ati Radeon 6850 OS: Windows 10 Situation: When I plug the HDMI into the video card my monitors turn off. Switching one of them off does not make a ...
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Remote Desktop multiple monitor winposstr settings

I have read many articles on this subject, but I'm still having a hard time. I have a dual monitor setup where the secondary monitor is on top of the primary. (not to the left or right of the ...
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Using dedicated and integrated graphics on separate monitors

Not sure if this is okay for this forum, but not sure where else to place it. I have a HP Z210 workstation with an onboard graphics card with VGA and DisplayPort, plus a dedicated graphics card with ...
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Sony Vaio VPCF115FM screen broken and external display output not working under Win7 x64

I have a Sony VAIO laptop series # VPCF115FM model # PCG-81114L in which the laptop screen is broken (smashed that is, cracked I say), no picture at all, not all black, mostly white, that flickers and ...
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USB 3.0 docking station dual display poor performance

I got a plugable USB 3.0 docking station in order to set up my laptop with dual monitors. The problem is, the display performance of the monitor hooked up to the docking station via an HDMI cable is ...
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Win 8.1- My second monitor stop working after the boot

I tried to use a screen (a TV actually) on my laptop, it worked for few seconds and then it's not recognized anymore after the bootup. I tried to use another screen on my laptop and it worked well. I ...
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How to access a Google Cloud virtual machine from a laptop with dual external monitors?

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 System 76 laptop. Two external monitors are connected to this laptop. I have configured a Windows Server (2012, r2) Virtual Machine (VM) on the Google Compute Engine ...
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Win 8.1- second monitor stop working after boot

I tried to use a screen (a TV actually) on my laptop, it worked for few seconds and then it's not recognized anymore after the bootup. I tried to use another screen on my laptop and it worked well. ...
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Run application from Dock on the current display on Mac OS

I have 2 displays on my Mac Mini (OS X 10.9.5) with separate workspaces. I would like that applications launched from Dock on the workspace 2 appears on workspace 2 but not at workspace 1. Is it ...
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Monitor refresh rate dropped

Today I bought HDMI cable to connet my tv as a "secondary monitor" to my pc. But after I've plugged it in, the refresh rate on the main monitor dropped significantly. Any info I find in the AMD ...
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Can Windows be setup to use multiple monitors but not have a primary monitor?

I work as a support developer for an ISV that makes accounting software for Windows. A customer has reported a strange error. I tracked the error down to the possibility that the .NET Framework ...
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Why isnt my laptop connecting to my external monitor?

Alienware M17X-R3 Windows 10 (this might be the problem...) DVI-D cable HDMI to DVI adapter ACER external monitor model no. G236HL For some reason, my laptop won't display anything on the external. ...
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Monitor shows discoloration at random when plugging it in

I have two monitors where one is always dimmer and less saturated, I thought it was just difference in the monitor itself but after plugging and unplugging them (to tests ports and whatnot) I noticed ...
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Activate Monitor

I have a laptop with 2 monitors attached, which worked until I hit ctrl + alt + F1, which is apparently a graphics hotkey. It is a hotkey combination in the software I was using and has never had any ...
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Broken laptop external monitor not working after uninstalling graphics driver

Okay, my laptop screen had broke and I had been using an external monitor for a while. One day I foolishly uninstalled the graphics drivers because one of my games wasn't working properly. When I went ...
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Disable taskbar showing on main monitor in a multiple monitor setup, when another monitor is clicked

I have always had a problem with my multi monitor setup. My setup goes like this: 1080p 2160p 1080p Those are my three monitors. My 2160p monitor is my main monitor and has taskbar showing. None of ...
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Using 3 monitors with Radeon R9 280X?

I know that there is a similar question to this on here, but I am sort of asking a different question. I'm trying to do a three monitor set up with a Radeon R9 280X. It has 2 Mini Display outs, an ...
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Surface Pro (1) Mini Display Port VGA - Windows 10

Anyone have luck getting the Microsoft Mini Display Port VGA Adapter working on the original Surface Pro and Windows 10? It did work on Windows 8 on another Surface Pro but I upgraded one to Windows ...
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Presentation software with annotation on first monitor mirrored on second?

I am looking for some slightly specific presentation software. I basically want some software (that will work with Windows 10) that will display on the first monitor some text, and give me a bunch of ...
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Starting Illustrator causes panels on second monitor to be scaled down to thumbnail size

I have an iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) running El Capitan with an extra monitor. I set Illustrator's Workspace in a way that my main screen opens in the main iMac monitor and all the panels open in the ...
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Identifying the screen space of a particular screen on a multi screen setup on Linux

Say for example that you have three 1920x1200 screens, giving you a virtual desktop of 5760×1200. I want to be able to identify which screen space each monitor occupies in the virtual desktop. That is ...
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HDMI splitter (dual screen)

I am looking for a way to connect two monitors to my laptop. I was thinking of having an HDMI splitter and then two HDMI to DVI cables to my screens. Does a HDMI splitter which can split the display ...