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How to make the mouse wrap from corners when moving between monitors?

I have 2 monitors. The main one is horizontal, the secondary one is vertical. When moving from the right to the left monitor, if the mouse hits the areas I've shown in red, it gets stuck. I would ...
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How can you mirror a high-resoluton screen?

I just bought a 1440p 21:9 monitor that I had planned on using wirelessly with my laptop from across the living room. I tried using a Miracast dongle (a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter) but it will ...
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Synergy with multiple multiple monitors ERROR

I have 3 computers that are connected via synergy 2 macs and 1 PC. the 2 macs have multiple monitors When I try to go down from the main clients screen down to the PC the mouse gets stuck and only ...
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WindowsCE Extend Dual Monitor

We have a Windows 7 machine running the XP server from thinstuff, we then have 2 HP t510 (Windows 7 Embedded) thins with dual monitors (DVI-D and DVI-I through VGA adapter).... These work fine with an ...
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Can I setup 3 Monitors with a Dell N5110 using Nvidia GT525M? [duplicate]

I have a Dell 15R N5110 laptop with Intel HD 3000 and Nvidia GT525M graphics. I want to attach 2 monitors to the laptop and use it alongside my built in display. I have found that my Intel HD 3000 ...
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Is there any way to make the Windows 8.1 start screen span multiple monitors?

I've done a search and come up with nothing other than a couple of posts from a year or two back when it didn't appear to be possible. Does anyone know of an aftermarket utility that will perform ...
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Windows 8.1 64 bit - 3 monitors - after sleep (power options) then wake up, all applications revert to main screen

Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Intel HD Graphics 4600 & Nvidia GTX860M Running 3 display screens - laptop, HDMI connection and RGB connection Everything set to optimal resolution for the screens ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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Windows 8.1 Start menu scaling not the same on different displays

I have an unusual problem with scaling in start menu , I have two monitors (extended) , laptop screen (18.4") and one connected with HDMI (22"). start menu on laptop screen: start menu on other ...
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Blank only one screen in a dual-monitop X setup

I'd like to turn off or blank a secondary monitor at times. The problem is, if I use xrandr for the job, the secondary virtual display that was previously there disappears, and all the windows have to ...
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On Ubuntu, maximize a window over two screens

EDIT: I ended up installing KDE and everything worked as expected. I think that there must be something built into Unity that simply will not allow windows to stretch over two screens in the way I was ...
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different ttys on different monitors

I am running a few un*ces and I have now grasped the power of using different ttys (Ctrl+alt+F(x)). Yesterday, I attached a second monitor. I was able to configure x to extend my desktop, and I became ...
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Oculus rift DK2 setup

Ok, so I've purchased the Oculus rift DK2 and whenever I want to use it I have to use it in extended mode and use the direct to rift apps, this means I don't always get to play everything. When the ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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Can I drive four monitors from an SLI setup with 2 outputs on each card?

I have a quad monitor setup with an HD5570 workstation graphics card. I am wondering before the fact if it is possible to use two high-performance cards such as an R9 or GTX 9X0 series in CrossFire ...
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My multimedia projector does not play movie as played on the laptop

I am using IBM Think pad T40 and NEC multimedia projector on Window xp. Previously it was working fine, what i remember is that there was a video graphic utility was installed.
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IGPU Multi-Monitor?

I recently put together a new computer and was interested in the idea of using the integrated graphics to possibly take some of the load off of the graphics card by managing my second screen; or ...
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Dual Monitors on VGA or HDMi

I have an INSPIRON 3847. It has VGA & HDMI outputs. I want to run 2 (or if possible 3) monitors. Had 2 monitors running with GX270 but had to buy new Video card & a splitter. Do i have to buy ...
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Extended desktop 'washes out' image on primary Monitor

BLUF: Primary monitor looks fine in cloned desktop mode with secondary monitor, washes out in extended desktop mode. Can washout be prevented? I have two monitors hooked up to my computer, a ...
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Having trouble with my 3rd Display

Alright so I have 3 monitors. I just got a new monitor today and disconnected my old 3rd one since the newest one I got today is better. As I hook it up, it doesn't wanna pick up my PC. It goes ...
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Cheap solutions to share old laptop screen to Smart TV

Hi I have an old laptop that only provide a VGA output connector. I want to use my Samsung Smart TV as its screen so that I can put my laptop next to my TV and forget about opening its lid to look at ...
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Can you chain external monitors?

I have two external monitors that I'd like to hookup to my laptop. Both monitors have VGA and DVI-D ports and one monitor has a bunch of other ports too (Display port, usb, S-Video, Composite). ...
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Adding a second monitor disconnects both monitors on Windows 7

Both my monitors are the same model of Yusmart (1280x1024, VGA). I have one connected to my GTX 660 via a DVI-AVG passive converter and that works fine, however if I try and connect my other monitor ...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Flex 20 to an AOC HD Monitor without lag?

I have the new Lenovo Flex 20 all in one computer http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/lenovo/flex-series/flex-20/, and I'd like to set up dual-monitors with an AOC HD monitor that takes only DVI or ...
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How to correctly install drivers for 2 videocards in Ubuntu?

After Ubuntu install all my 3 monitors (intel+nvidia cards) are working correct. But when im trying to install drivers i have some problems when i installed nVidia driver, my monitor on intel ...
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How to disable HDMI port? (NVidia)

Can I disable the HDMI Port somewhere on my computer? Reason: I always have to crouch under my table and plug the HDMI cable from my TV in, to watch a movie. But if I let it plugged in, I lose ...
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Extending display via VNC on Linux FC21 Workstation - Display corruption

I am attempting to use an Android tablet as a second display (extend the display) from my Fedora Core 21 Worstation laptop. The laptop screen (LVDS) has a native resolution of 1280x800 and the tablet ...
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Is there a way to automatically move focus to whatever monitor the mouse cursor is on?

Let's say I have two monitors A and B. I have a program x open on A and another program y open on B. Currently, program x has focus. I would like the OS to maintain a stack of focused applications on ...
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HiDPI to No/LowDPI blurry, dual monitors

So, i just went to 4k, looks great, nice and crisp. My problem, having my 4k on a HiDPI settings, its all looking fine but when i switch the HiDPI application to my 1440p monitor, it looks blurry but ...
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Desktop icon spacing changed after monitor replacement

I just replaced my monitor with a TV Monitor of the same resolution and size (22" 1920x1080), but when I restarted Windows all the icons were in a different position. I was expecting this kind of ...
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Asus S400CA with Philips 220SW monitor screen resolution stuck at 1024x768

I have an Asus S400CA notebook running on Windows 8.1 and connecting it to my external monitor Philips 220SW. The screen resolution is stuck at 1024x768 and the dropdown is disabled so I cannot change ...
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How to toggle between 2 monitors in the 3rd monitor

I have 3 monitors - 2 of them are 23" PC monitors, and the 3rd is a TV monitor. They're all connected to the same PC, but the TV is placed in another room. Right now, I duplicate my main PC monitor, ...
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Graphic card crashing with photoshop

I have a new notebook and this machine has two graphics cards. One is "Intel HD Graphics", and the other one is "GeForce GT 740M". Since Photoshop has some problems with multiple graphics cards, ...
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Thinkpad W510 plus 2 monitors

Is it possible to connect a Lenovo W510 to two external DVI monitors and also use the built in screen, so that I am using a total of three monitors? I don't have, nor do I want to purchase a dock, ...
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Is dual monitor power consumption high? [closed]

I got a new Samsung TV (forget model) for Christmas, and it was my intention to buy another one of the same kind so I could finally experience a dual monitor (TV) setup at home. However, I am kind of ...
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Xorg/Xrandr Multiple Monitor (different resolution) - Position not set correctly

I'm running fedora on virtualbox (xmonad). I have the following in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf Section "Monitor" Identifier "VBOX0" Modeline "1920x1080_60.00" 172.80 1920 ...
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How to use two monitors: one from video card one from motherboard

I'm trying to get two monitors set up. One is plugged into my graphics card using an hdmi cord, the other is plugged into my motherboard using another hdmi cord. Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX ...
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Change Dual Monitor Behavior

When you setup dual monitors, to move a windows to a different display (monitor), you move it sideways (right or left). Is it possible to change the behavior to move the window by moving vertically, ...
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HDMI cable does not fit into GTX 680

I'm trying to plug a 2nd monitor into my GTX 680's HDMI port and the cable just does not fit. There seem to be 2 metal tabs and the top of the inside of the port that restrict the cable from entering ...
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DisplayLink not detected by Xrandr

I'm trying to set up an HP DisplayLink USB video adapter on Debian 6 to work aside the notebook's integrated Intel i915 video card. I use a vanilla 3.11.1 kernel in which the options for VGA ...
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How to use two computers with two monitors each as a single computer [closed]

I have a Windows 7 laptop with a second monitor connected via VGA, and a Windows 8 tablet with another monitor connected via HDMI. In total, there are 4 monitors. Two on my Windows 7 Laptop, the other ...
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Windows 7 with a 7" tertiary monitor [closed]

Is it possible to zoom in a single display in a multi-monitor setup on Windows 7? I will be running a single window of an application on the 7" display (a plugin panel) that I'd like to be zoomed in ...
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Does discrete video card use motherboard monitor connector too?

I have Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H motherboard (MB) with installed GTX770 discrete video card. Both MB and video card have sockets to connect monitors. Are these sockets equivalent? For example, if I play ...
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DVI-HDMI cable increases temperature after plug in video card with 7 degrees celsius

I have bought a DVI-HDMI cable (Video cart - Monitor) for my monitor, that was using a VGA cable. My config is dual monitor: Samsung S22C00 + Samsung Syncmaster 225 BW (configure to run on same ...
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Multiple Monitors, only one hdmi port (laptop)

I just bought a new laptop (lenovo Y50 to be exact) and with my old laptop I had two additional screens hooked up to it but with this new laptop, it only has one hdmi output cable but it has a NVIDIA ...
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Is there any performance benefit from using a mismatched set of gpus to run dual monitors?

Here is the setup currently: Core i7 PC x1 GTX 660ti Monitor 1: LG 1080p connected via DVI Monitor 2: Samsung 1080p connected via DVI TV 1: Vizio 1080p connected via HDMI I am going to add: x1 ...
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Possibility of connecting 2 External Monitors (LCDs) with a laptop

I've a laptop with 1366x768 resolution (Nvidia GT720M). Is it possible that I can use 2 external monitors with my laptop. While the 2 external monitors are used I don't want to use the laptop screen. ...
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How to setup an external monitor on a Surface Pro 3 (with docking station)?

I've just installed my new Surface Pro 3 and connected my 1920*1080 monitor to it via DVI and the Surface docking station. The external monitor is recognized correctly (as a PnP Standard Monitor, ...
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Issue: Unable to enable 3 displays on Win8.1 platform, sapphire radeon 270x 4GB

I have a Sapphire Radeon 270X OC 4GB. I have Windows 8.1 Professional. I have the current graphics drivers. Trying to set extend desktop to multiple monitors on my home machine. 3 displays; don't ...