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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution [duplicate]

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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3 Monitors with laptop

I have a Asus VivoBook S400CA , it has 1x VGA and 1x HDMI port. Can I connect 2 monitors to these ports and use all 3 monitors(1 Internal, 2 External) ? And I want to stretch the screen and not clone ...
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Extended desktop with Optimus in Linux

The issue I'm experiencing is extending my desktop, it also pans 1 monitor to the entire viewport of all screens. This is what I'm dealing with: Dell XPS L702X sudo lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Maintain window placement on monitors after reinserting to dock

I have a laptop that normally sits inside a docking station. Connected to the docking station are two monitors which are used as display devices (the laptop's own monitor is switched off as the ...
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In Windows 10, can I shuffle a different wallpaper on each of four displays?

I'm running Windows 10 and have two ATI Radeon HD 5750 video cards outputting to four monitors. I like to have my wallpapers shuffle through my favorite pictures. Is there a way to have each monitor ...
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puzzling.stackexchange.com turns left monitor black

This is a weird one. This is a new issue on an existing Ubuntu 14.04, dual screen setup, using Unity, nothing out of the ordinary. When I go to puzzling.stackexchange.com on my left monitor screen ...
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PCIE GFX Card along with PCI GFX Card

I have a complicated question with a restricted budget (Like 0$). I have a PC with a GT220 graphics card which which has a limitation of being able to use only two of it's out of three. Now I need to ...
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How to always lock Macbook when it's closed

I use a second display at work but don't close the laptop. I want it to lock when it's closed regardless of what peripherals are plugged in. Is there a way to do this?
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Turning off third monitor turns off the second, doesn't do opposite

So my display is being super weird, and has since I think my last install of win 10 which was a few months ago? When I turn off display 2, both display 2 and 3 turn off and both are disabled moving ...
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Program turns black when I switch monitors

I have a docking station for my Lenovo work laptop, in which I have two monitors plugged in. Occasionally, when I take a program that's being displayed on my laptop monitor, the whole program will ...
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Computer crashes whenever I use two monitors, one through VGA, the other through HDMI

I have a laptop that I've connected two monitors to: one through VGA, the other through HDMI. Whenever I turn both of them on in the display settings, I get a gray screen with an error message stating:...
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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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Identical Screens Don't Align Even Though Aligned in Screen Resolution Menu

I have two identical screen, with identical resolution and orientation set. In the screen resolution window, I have set the multiple displays = Extend desktop to this display. When I drag the two "...
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Using iMac as 2nd monitor(Target Display mode) with Thunderbolt 3 equipped PC laptop

Considering an upgrade from my 3 yr old Asus N56VZ laptop to the Dell XPS 15 Infinity. The Dell has the new Thunderbolt 3/USB-c connector. Does anyone know if this connector can be used with Target ...
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Control panel windows open in an nonexistent screen in Windows 7

I have Windows 7 and I am using only one monitor. When I try to open any configuration window from Control Panel, the window opens into an nonexistent monitor, they "fly" to the right of the monitor ...
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Select default display output BIOS level

My custom built pc has a couple of display output ports on both integrated and dedicated NVIDIA card, but it only displays output on mDP port of my NVIDIA card currently. It works fine with Windows ...
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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Display to multiple display(TV) from one PC

I have setup of 5 TVS (4k) connected to a single PC via HDMI using 5 Output Display Card. I want to display 5 chrome tabs on separate TVS. Is there a way I can control them convieniently - I can't see ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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second screen resolution issue when connected to “Optimus”-configured laptop (onboard Intel and an Nvidia)

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and a very strange problem have occurred: When I'm connecting my second display (VGA -> HDMI) — the resolution gets ...
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One mouse click, two separate and simultaneous events

Two laptops (both running same OSX). I want to click one thing (it can be a mouse button, or it can be a key, It doesn't matter), and have both computers recognize it. This would mean (if it was the ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Monitor problems under windows 10

I have an old Dell 3007WFP which only has DVI input. Previously, I was driving it via a mini-display port to display port chained to an active display port to dual link DVI converter, off a Dell XPS ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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How to create a Ghost Monitor in Windows 10

Ive made some research on the web and didn't found any answers and as its always been welcoming here here's my question. Question: Is it possible to make a Ghost Monitor ("Fake Monitor/Secondary ...
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Is there a way to have the OS turn off some monitors but leave others on?

I have some monitors that I like to leave on for monitoring sakes. Others, I would like to sleep to not waste power. Is there a way to do this within Windows? So far I've not found a way to do.
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Mac Pro, OSX 10.9.5, Mirror Display to Raritan Cat 5 Reach KVM

I can get my MacBook Pro, OSX 10.9.5 to work fine, using the Raritan KVM. As well as a Mac Mini, with the same OS. When I try to use the MacPro, the computer the KVM is intended for, It doesn't even ...
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Can't connect external monitor HDMI/VGA on laptop

My laptop was connected with an external monitor for months, but one or two months ago after a Windows 10 update, I can't connect anymore an external monitor in HDMI or VGA. The W10 update was far ...
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Switch Windows screen configuration with a script

I have a triple monitor setup that I occasionally use for gaming. Some games support the AMD Eyefinity, therefore I would have all three screens active and joined using the AMD driver. Some other ...
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Is it possible to override Intel 4000 2-display limit?

Intel's drivers don't allow using more than two displays (laptop +1 external, or 2 external and no laptop display), though we have some docks that use DisplayLink software that overrides this and ...
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How can I make the cursor in Windows with a multiple monitor setup behave like it's moving between all monitors having the same resolution?

I just added a new 4k monitor to my setup, bringing my total to 3. My problem is that windows "thinks" that the monitors are physically the relative sizes they are in the display settings, when they'...
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Windows 10 Lenovo T530 w/ docking station and multiple monitors

I have a Lenovo T530 w/ docking station running Windows 10 and I wanted to run dual monitors. I already had a Samsung S27B350 which is HDMI and I bought a Dell U2414H with Displayport In/Out and HDMI ...
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Can I prevent Windows 7 from redrawing the primary monitor when second monitor is unplugged?

I have a Windows 7 laptop with a second monitor plugged in via DisplayPort. Both the laptop screen and the secondary monitor have the same resolution. When I'm "going mobile", I'll move all of my ...
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Dual Monitor stuck in Single Monitor mode after power outage

I have dual monitors running and after booting up my computer from a power outage recently it seems both monitors display the same image rather than being dual. I went to personalization and ...
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Intel HD Graphics - Custom resolution issue

I connected a second monitor to my laptop, but for some reason it doesn't use the right resolution. It applies 1680x1050 and it's all blurry, when it should be using 1920x1080. The laptop screen is ...
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How to make the smartphone work as a pc monitor?

I am have a pc and recently my dell monitor stopped working so i had called up the customer careband they said that they will get it replaced within a week. So till that time i can't use the pc (OS is ...
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Getting taskbar with clock (notification area) on second monitor with Windows 10

My Windows 10 updated itself this morning and now the notification area (the rightmost part of the taskbar with clock) will only appear on the laptop monitor. The past several weeks it was happily ...
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HDMI auto switching feature

Is there any option to auto switch to the monitor after connecting to it via HDMI cable in Gnome desktop environment. I know that it's available in Windows and the audio switches to the monitor's ...
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“Pin” a workspace on external monitor (projector)

I would like to have a setup with two workspaces and two monitors (built-in screen and a projector). I wish to have the second workspace always visible on the projector while being able to switch ...
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Ghost image of Monitor 1 in Monitor 2 with wound together VGA cables

In a custom-made special purpose cabinet, I have two LCD monitors connected to a single PC with VGA cables. Each VGA connector in the PC outputs different "feed". The cabinet houses multiple ...
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Windows 7 is jerky, visually, with three monitors

When dragging Windows across all three monitors, it appears that they jerk around, at maybe 10-15FPS. YouTube and Netflix play in very low frame rates, probably skipping frames, and when scrolling in ...
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Send sound to AV receiver but have only 1 monitor in Windows

I have a very complicated problem that I hope you can help me with. I have the following setup: PC with: DVI out to primary monitor HDMI out to AV-receiver, which then goes to TV and 5.1 sound ...
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How to run 2nd monitor with 2nd graphics card?

I have 2 graphics cards in my laptop: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX, Yesterday I got a 2nd monitor that I connected to my laptop via VGA cable, but for some reason its ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure [duplicate]

I have connected two monitors by converting HDMI from the DVI port by using 'y' cable and HDMI extenders. When I connect another monitor with using the VGA port the display is not working. When I ...
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Intel WiDi Issues with Smart TV and Windows 7

I (very) recently got a brand-new TCL Roku Smart TV (Model Number: 48FS3750). So far, it's been a lot of fun. There are tons of features, and the image is great compared to what I had. Since I like to ...
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How can I know if a Surface Pro 3 supports a 4k monitor?

I have a Surface Pro 3 where a user wants to purchase a 4K monitor and use it off of the display port on the device. I just can't figure out if the display port will support a 4K resoultion.
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Oculus DK2 + second monitor for displaying DK2 image (but not warped and stereoscopic)

we have the following process/toolchain and would like to have one question answered: start Open Broadcaster Software (mirrors one screen to another screen, in our case Oculus VR DK2 image to normal ...
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Can I use a splitter for a triple monitor setup?

I was wondering how I can link 3 monitors to my graphics card. I want to use the computers as 3 separate monitors (not duplicates). What splitter should I use? Would a splitter even work? Note: I am ...
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Fedora 23 - Dual monitor Issue - Unwanted Mirroring

I cannot get my dual Asus monitors not to mirror, when using Fedora 23. I had been using them without issue (screen sharing) on another HD with Kali, and also another HD with Windows 10. It's the ...
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Use 4K monitor in HD resolution to get clearer text

As I spend 90% of my time reading code and documentation and seeing the display quality of new tables and smartphones I realize that they are way above the text quality I see on my 23" HD monitor. By ...