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How to run Google Chrome as two unique Google Chrome?

I have one PC which has dual monitor on left monitor it has to show www.example1.com and on right monitor it has to show www.example2.com, where the left screen is touch input and the other one is ...
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Weird moving pixels on both monitors

I recently had my laptop repaired and a few days after receiving it back, I noticed these weird moving pixels on my screen. They started of quite unnoticeable but a few months down the track and they ...
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Dual monitors go wireless

I will be using the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. So it natively supports 3 monitors output - hdmi, dvi, and vga. To make things complicated, i wish to have my monitors go wireless. I did a ...
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DisplayPort daisy chain not working

I have two Dell UltraSharp U2715H screens, supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and daisy chaining. I have confirmed this by connecting them together in a daisy chain, and connecting the first monitor to my ...
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Dual Monitor, Dual Actions

I have a simple dual monitor setup, and I need to use to very similar programs simultaneously. For instance, if I click on program1 which is on one monitor1, it will simultaneously click on the other ...
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Cannot get max resolution for my Asus PB278Q monitor when I connect it to my dell xps 2710

I just bought an ASUS PB278Q high resolution monitor (2560x1440), when I connect it to my xps 2710 the max resolution I get is 1920x1080 I have/tried the following: I am using a 1.4 HDMI Cable I ...
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Multiple screens: Screen resolution

I just bought 27" screen and plugged it to my laptop. My laptop's screen resolution is 1920 x 1020. Earlier when I had different laptop I used to plug bigger monitor and extend displays. At that time ...
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Acer Aspire E3-111 LCD flickers when connected to external monitor

I have an Acer Aspire E3-111 which is an Intel based laptop. It uses Celeron N2830 with Intel HD Graphics. The laptop has HDMI port. My only problem is that the LCD flickers when I connect to a ...
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Use Integrated Graphics for WiDi and Discrete Graphics card for monitors

I have a GForce GTX 480 (old I know) running my 2 monitors, and I'd like to use the HD4600 Integrated Graphics from my i7-4790 to mirror my main display via WiDi to my TV. The Miracast receiver ...
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Dell M4800 Alternates between dual and single monitor configuration

My laptop seems to switch between dual monitor mode and single monitor mode when it is not connected to any other screens. It alternatives every 3 seconds. In display settings, I can see what Windows ...
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How do you remove a virtual monitor on Windows 8?

I've installed software of Splashtop on my windows 8 laptop to use my tablet as a second monitor. But it didn't work well so I removed the Splashtop software from my laptop. But it seems it doesn't ...
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How to pass “screen 0” to xrandr as output argument?

I have 3 monitors connected. (I cutted non-used resolutions from output) % xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3584 x 1280, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 connected ...
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Keep windows on 2nd screen after switching monitor via KVM [duplicate]

I am using a KVM switch for switching between my Windows 8.1 notebook and a Linux PC. That switch is smart enough to keep the EDID information for both outputs, so even after switching away from one ...
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How can I set up default xorg mirrored displays for new users?

I'm trying to provision pairing-station workstations. These workstations have LDAP and allow all users to login and have an account. The issue I'm having is that the pairing station has 2 monitors and ...
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Quicken 2014 opens on 2nd monitor not default after changing other monitor positions

All other apps not affected. Have incident number with Quicken Tech but that may take months. Feel it is a simple edit in Windows Registry but need what to look for so I can search for it. Using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Plug in HDMI to external monitor causes a log in - out loop

Model: MSI GT70 2PE CPU: Intel Core i7-4810MQ RAM: 16.0GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M SSD: Samsung 840 EV0 1TB OS: Windows 8.1 Pro Dual Boot with Ubuntu 14.04LTS. When I plug my external FLATRON ...
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Issue with monitor switching to external even though none are hooked up

I'm currently using my Windows 7 HP DV6000 laptop. For whatever reason the screen decides to automatically go blank as if its displaying on an external monitor, but i don't have any hooked up. I close ...
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Enabling fullscreen on videos goes to secondary monitor

For some reason when I try to go fullscreen while watching videos (HTML5 and Flash), it always initially goes fullscreen on my secondary monitor. When I undo the fullscreen and move the monitor back ...
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ATI R9 270X 2GB and 3 high resolution monitors on Linux

I have three ACHIEVA SHIMIAN QH270 27" LED 2560x1440 monitors which I want to connect to a Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB. Will this Card be able to handle three monitors at a total resolution of ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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How to use another laptop as extended monitor? [duplicate]

Both laptops have Windows 7. I want to use Laptop B as extended monitor to Laptop A. At the same time, I should be able to use Laptop B as a standalone laptop. Also, I do want to use this connection ...
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Dual Monitor Setup

I wanted to have a dual monitor setup, but it won't detect my 2nd monitor. I already went into BIOS and enabled the onboard graphics as well as the surround view. I've tried it before and it worked. ...
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Configuration of 3 monitors set- ERROR (SAPPHIRE HD 6670 1GB) [closed]

I need a help with configuration of 3 monitors set. There are 3 output in this GPU: HDMI, display port and DVI. Untill now I had 2 and everything worked perfect. When I'm pluging 3rd one into my ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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How to have windows 8 windows adapt to a second screen lower resolution ? (surface)

I have a surface pro 3 (high dpi) with windows 8.1 and a second screen (normal dpi). When opening a window on a screen and switching this window to the other screen, it used to adapt gently. For ...
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Connecting two different laptop docking stations to dual monitors [closed]

Hoping someone can tell me what I need to get this accomplished for my boss. We have two monitors in a conference room and want to set them up to two different docking stations. Some of our reps have ...
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Prevent window from spawning with greater than a maximum size?

I am running Linux Mint 17.1 with 3 monitors. Whenever I start a WebEx session, the windows somehow like to spawn with a size of all 3 monitors, starting on the rightmost monitor, and just spill off ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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Windows forgets window position on multiple monitors after a while

I'm using Windows 7 Professional and I have two monitors connected to the computer, one via VGA (monitor 1) and one via DVI (monitor 2). The VGA one is my main monitor. On the VGA cable there's a KVM ...
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3 monitors in 1 graphic card. Need that 2 monitors shows the same except 3rd monitor

I want to put 3 monitors in same grapic card (DVI,HDMI and VGA). But I have the problem that I need to put a program in fullscreen on monitor 01, a excel in fullscreen on monitor 02, and in the third ...
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My screen is blinking at 1920x1080

One of my monitors is HP 2211x and hes working perfectly using 1920x1080 resolution. But the problem is that ive bought today LG flatron W2243s and it seems that i cant get him to work at 1920x1080 ...
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KDE taskbar *Task Manager) only on VGA screen, not DVI screen

My Task Manager only shows up in the screen connected with VGA and clicking "Only show tasks from the current screen" in Task Manager Settings doesn't make the Task Manager bar appear on the second ...
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Need image of BIOS screen for Lenovo IdeaPad S300

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad S300 laptop with a broken screen. The only way I can use it is with an external monitor. (Aside from the screen, it works 100%.) Recently I've installed the Catalyst driver ...
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Use webcam to track eyes to switch monitor?

I use a dual monitor set-up, where I have one main application on the left monitor and another on the right monitor. I switch between the two monitors very often (probably once per minute) using ...
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How to make the windows alt-tab task switcher appear on the screen the pointer is at

I have a Windows 7 setup with two screens. I often use alt+tab to switch between windows but the app switcher dialog always appears on the main screen, which may be a different screen from the one ...
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How can I stop my monitors from wobbling? [closed]

I recently purchased a new monitor (Asus VS247 if it matters) and found out that it wobbles quite a bit when I type. I've had this problem before, even my smaller monitor wobbles a little bit, but ...
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Colors / Contrast / Brightness Different of Dual Monitors [duplicate]

I have 2 monitors. The colors, contrast, & brightness are different on both displays. I tried to change it manually, but it's impossible to get them to look similar. I like the display of one ...
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Issue connecting new laptop to HDTV by HDMI

I recently upgraded from a Lenovo G570 to a Thinkpad T440. I had previously connected that G570 to my Olevia 232 S13 without any issue, and streamed movies and such from my laptop to watch them on the ...
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How to accurately align monitors in windows 8?

I am currently using a dual monitor set-up and the software used for aligning the monitors only allows the alignment to be changes in 18 pixel increments, this results in me being unable to align the ...
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Windows 8 multi monitor center mouse magnet

Running Windows 8.1, two 1080p monitors. When I slowly move my mouse to the center of the two (left side of right monitor, right side of left monitor) regardless of vertical position it sticks, at ...
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Radeon HD 7700 causes monitor to go into power saving mode

I have a LG Flatron M1717A monitor that has a VGA interface. When I bought a new computer with a HD 7700 card the monitor started going to power saving mode after the Windows loading screen. The ...
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How to start a VNC session with multiple monitor

The work in my lab requires dual monitor (well I can live with only one monitor, but I will have to constantly switching between windows). A headless server (no monitor) is running CentOS 6 64 bit ...
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Solving differing Windows 8.1's DPI issues

I am trying to extend my 13.9 3200x1800 (~264.14PPI) laptop with a 27" 2560x1440 (~108.79PPI) Dell Ultrasharp as top-down set up. But I am having issues with Windows 8.1's DPI scaling. Tweaking the ...
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Mac Mini (Late 2014) probelm when running 2 monitors

I recently purchased a Mac Mini and had the intention to use it with 2 monitors. I used the HDMI port to plug into one monitor and a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter for the other. Everything works fine ...
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How can you automate video output/resolution changes in Vista?

I have a laptop with an external monitor and frequently switch between outputting to both the monitor and laptop screen as an extended desktop, and solely outputting to the laptop screen. Every time I ...
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AMD Radeon R9 270X not supporting 3 monitors

My setup: 1 DVI, 1 HDMI (to VGA adapter), and 1 Display Port(to HDMI adapter). I would be fine with the HDMI and DisplayPort monitors displaying the same image. AMD Catalyst Control Center's ...
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Two identical external monitors, one having hardware detection issues, but working in one specific setup

I've got two HP ZR24w external monitors. Used for years. A few weeks ago, I turned the system off in the evening while it was still working fine, and when I turned it back on the next morning, one of ...
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Keyboard shortcut to extend to 2nd monitor in vmplayer?

I am using Vmware player and my host OS is Windows 8 (guest OS is Lubuntu 14.04). I removed the top bar of my VMplayer because I found it annoying. I did this by going into ...