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DPI scaling on windows 8.1 does not work properly until reboot or re-log

The new Windows 8.1 features a per-monitor based DPI scaling. Thus the same app, if DPI aware looks great on all monitors. Its working fine, except for Microsoft Outlook 2010. When I boot it looks ...
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Dual Dell E2314H monitors (1 VGA, 1 DVI) - both work fine, but only one will display at any time regardless of settings

Dell XPS 8700 (or slightly earlier) PC running Windows 8.1 64 all up to date. I think the graphics card is a AMD 3000-series with a VGA and DVI output. Although looking at XPS models now they seem ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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Force Refresh Rate in Linux

I'm using a Lenovo X230 laptop with an external LG-34UC97-S monitor. I've turn off the internal monitor and hooked up the external via HDMI. Looking at the user manual, native resolution and refresh ...
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Play video across multiple monitors

I'm trying to set up a system that plays videos across three large HDTVs. I have the monitors all working, however when I try to maximize the video, it only maximizes on a single screen, rather than ...
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When Nvidia Surround is enabled, Google Chrome has border around edge when maximized

Simply put, whenever I enable Nvidia Surround (with whatever settings), whenever I maximize Google Chrome on one monitor, it will have this weird border around the top, left, right, and bottom edges. ...
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Stretch game across multiple monitors in fullscreen

I've got three monitors next to one another in portrait mode, so my full resolution is 3240x1920. I'd like to have the game stretch over all three monitors, so they behave as a single ...
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Linux / X11 - Force older games to use main monitor

I'm running a dual-screen setup on my main PC, with a 28" monitor connected via DisplayPort and an old 19" screen connected via DVI. Unfortunately, a lot of older games seem to insist on trying to run ...
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Windows 8 doesn't tile the wallpaper properly

I am using 3 monitors: 1200x1600 - 2560x1440 x 1200x1600. I downloaded a wallpaper that is 4960x1600 pixels and I want it to span across all 3 monitors. I used to be able to do this by using the ...
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How to connect a MacBook to two external monitors

I'm trying to connect my two monitors to my old Macbook (2008) with one Mini DisplayPort connection, but I only get my two monitors showing up the same thing on the screen with a splitter. I want to ...
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Why does the DisplayLinkManager perform so many I/O write operations?

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate with 4 monitors connected with DisplayLink DVI > USB adapters. I noticed that the DisplayLinkManager process performs many I/O write operations, as the screenshot ...
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Window Chrome on Task Bar, Desktop IE, scaling incorrectly on Windows 8.1 on SP2 with an extended desktop to an external display

I have a surface pro 2, and an external monitor attached via mini display port adapter. I have UNCHECKED the "let me choose one DPI for all screens", and everything is great except I have one fly in ...
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Force extended display

Anyone here know how to force extended display via registry on windows 7? Something like this http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/1005458-force-extended-desktop-win-xp.html My ...
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Why can't my Nvidia graphics card drive more than two monitors?

I don’t understand why a graphics card—such as one made by Nvidia—isn’t able to run 3 monitors at any resolution but can run 2 monitors some much higher resolution. I figured the main factor for ...
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How do I make both dvi ports to work to support two monitors?

I need to use two monitors on my Dell desktop computer with Windows 7. But I have difficulty to plug one of the monitors to the correct video port! I have a VGA port on one board which I can connect ...
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Can I force my touchscreen monitor to receive touch input without being primary?

I looked around to see if someone had a solution to my unique problem, but I only found solutions pointing at Control Panel > Tablet PC Settings > Setup, and this does not work for me. This is my ...
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2 monitors on GTX 690 + 1 monitor on DisplayLink = “Unable to save display settings”

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I have three monitors: one monitor is connected to one of my Nvidia GTX 690's DVI ports. one monitor is connected to a USB port using a DisplayLink DVI > USB ...
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Is there any method to keep DataLoad classic working on an extended desktop while performing other tasks on the laptop?

I am using DataLoad Classic v5.4.1.0 to load form-data in Oracle EBS R12 application. I have got a monitor which I am using to extend my desktop. On the extended desktop in the monitor, I want to run ...
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How to connect several monitors to one computer, and all display the same thing [duplicate]

I have an interesting problem. I need to have one computer that drives around 30 (Thirty) monitors. I have a very large room, and need each monitor to have the same thing on them. I'm open to the ...
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How to dock a window to an inside edge of a dual-monitor setup without a Windows key? [duplicate]

I have read other posts about how to use the Windows key and the left/right arrow to dock a window against the right or left side of your screen. My question is how does one perform that command ...
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Magnify Individual window in Windows 8.1

Do any programs exist which magnify a single window on a pixel level (that work with Windows 8.1)? By "pixel level" I mean that for 2x magnification each pixel in the program is displayed as a 2x2 ...
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Windows 7: Restrict a keyboard to a specific monitor?

I'd like to know if there's a way to restrict a keyboard to only interact with programs on a specific monitor without having to use a VM (waste of system resources for my needs)?
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Not able to connect an external monitor

I am new to ubuntu and I am facing this behavior and don't know what to do. I would appreciate any help. I am trying to connect external monitor via VGA(I tried even via HDMI,but no use) but not able ...
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Windows Touch Screen With Multiple Monitors Puts Cursor On Wrong Monitor

I have see a lot of people asking this question and getting answers that supposedly worked. NOTHING I have found works for me. I have a default Dell monitor that came with my Dell XPS 1700. It has ...
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Cannot run games in fullscreen after installing USB graphics adapter

I purchased a USB 3.0 graphics card to get around my graphic card's limitation that only allows two active monitors at once. It works perfectly fine and now I'm able to use three monitors at once. ...
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configuring synergy with dual monitor server on top of single monitor client

I'm trying (and failing) to configure synergy with a dual monitor ubuntu synergy server on top of a single monitor Windows client: |-------------------------||-------------------------| | ...
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Map winkey + D (show desktop shortcut) to specific monitor or screen [duplicate]

I'm using the shortcut Win + D a lot, becuase it's very useful for quickly minimizing all windows. Recently, I got a notebook and a monitor. I mainly work on the screen, and the laptop is only for ...
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Disable desktop extend in Windows 8

Is it possible to disable Windows Desktop Extend irrespective of any devices plugged in? aka I never ever want to display my desktop on a secondary monitor I work in a hot desking environment in ...
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How do I make Windows scale the taskbar correctly after I switch to monitors with different DPIs?

I have a laptop that has a native 3200x1800 15" high-DPI display, and a docking station connected to two 1920x1200 23" monitors. If I sign in while the external monitors are disconnected, the task ...
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Dual monitors not working - xrandr shows both

I have two monitors plugged into my PC, one of the monitors is working but the other stays blank. If I boot into Windows both monitors then work perfectly. This is the output of xrandx -q ...
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Different monitor setup at multiple workstations

I have my monitors at work set up to the left of my macbook, and at home to the right. Based on the way my monitors are mounted, I can not change their location to be the same in both of my ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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DVI-D output on GTX 660 not working (correctly)

Symptoms are like this: I boot up my computer, I only get a signal to the monitor connected on the DVI-I port I change the cables at the outputs, now I get signal to the other monitor, so it's not ...
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Disable Windows 8 Monitor detection with display port monitors [duplicate]

I have 3 Dell UltraSharp U2414H Monitors connected to a NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980 graphics card via display port. The monitors are not chained. So each monitor is connected directly to the graphics ...
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Dual monitor setup, windows are switched around when connecting HDMI TV

I have this setup, 2 permanent DVI monitors and a optional HDMI TV. It automatically (dis)connects when turning the TV on/off, but my windows are shuffled around every time I do and don't stay on the ...
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Can I run two external monitors on Dell Inspiron 15RMT-7567

My laptop has only HDMI and USB ports (one is USB 3) but no VGA port. I want to run two 23" external monitors and don't care about using Laptop display. How can I do this the best way if I can do it ...
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Running 2560x1440 with nVidia 525m on Dell XPS L502X

I'm trying to get a Dell Studio XPS L502X to run an external 27" monitor via the HDMI port running off an nVidia GeForce GT525m. This is the native resolution of the monitor. The highest resolution ...
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NX: Opening GUI windows without having a virtual desktop constraint

I use NX to remotely connect to some other machine. Is there an option to just open a terminal and invoke programms via a command line? Reason I want to do this: I work with (at least) 2 displays, ...
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Disable main mac screen to use secondary as main display

My 27" iMac 2011 display has completely stopped working (blank with no backlight either). I have a second display set up already. However the imac screen is still setup as the main monitor, so all of ...
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Automatic WIndows 7 Monitor Configurations

I'm working on an app on my phone that will automate many aspects of my home computer. One such aspect is to switch between a work environment and a home environment. The switch between the two ...
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AMD Radeon 5770 (GV-R577UD-1G) dual VGA monitors, one not getting input win7

First off: I know this will work because I have had all the involved components set up before, but I had some help from a friend then to set that up and now I have had to format and re-install ...
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The driver \Driver\WudfRd failed to load for the device ROOT\WPD\0000

I've been experiencing this odd issue since yesterday. The only thing that I have personally changed is moving all of my monitors to one of my GPUs, so that I can use the SLI feature. Other than ...
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Setup 4 head video card and monitors?

I'd like to get the 4 head setup on my machine that runs two different video cards: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV620 LE NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [NVS 310] I got two monitors working, ...
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Eyefinity won't get the right Resolution

I just bought a new Monitor, with a Resolution of 2560x1080p and I want to add him in the middle of my two previous Monitors (both 1920x1080p). The Cataclysm Control Center won't let me change the ...
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Is there any alternative to Xdmx?

I look for some another solution which can use multiple X servers to create one big screen. I search in google but all results are related to Xdmx or simple network proxy servers. I found XmetaX. Is ...
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Dual monitor on WIndows 7 using only DVI

I have been trying to search for a solution for this, but have not yet been able to find any. My graphics card (nVidia GTX650) is having 2 DVI ports, and I am trying to use them both for my dual ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Change Monitor ID on Windows XP

I'm trying to configure a workstation with 3 monitors used for viewing DICOM images from a PACS application to display content correctly on each display. The workstation has 2 monitors attached to one ...
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How to get 'duplicate monitor' to pick the correct monitors

We have a computer at a remote site running windows 7 and connected to 2 monitors and an HDMI out to a second computer so that the screen can be recorded. The monitors are a 1080p and a 1280x1024. ...
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Multimonitors and Mac apps [duplicate]

Is there a way that I can control which monitor an application goes to when it is launched? Also, I need to open multiple applications with a click on different screens.