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Docked notebook and monitor side by side, wrong order every time I dock

I have a problem with my notebook attached to a docking station. I attached a monitor to my docking station and use it as primary display and notebook as secondary. My notebook is on the left, and my ...
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Will my video card support dual monitors

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7500 series video card and I don't know if it will support dual monitors. I researched everywhere and I cannot find anything that states it can support two monitors.
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How to set lower than 800 x 600 to secondary monitor

I have an old analog monitor that its resolution is lower than 800x600. I need to set it as my secondary monitor. But the lowest resolution of windows is just 800x600 How to force windows to set ...
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windows 10 dpi scaling per monitor - blurry fonts on lower res display

Windows 10 just installed. A 4K laptop with standard 2k (HD) external monitor attached with HDMI cable. Set DPI scaling of 200% for the internal display and 100% for the external. But - when an ...
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Third monitor flickering

I have a PC for professional use, that is used mostly for coding web pages and some low res videos. It is equipped with 3 x 24" monitors. Since I connected the third monitor to DVI with a DVI to HDMI ...
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Two monitors, weird resolution issue

I currently have a two monitor setup, one of the screen is a 144hz 24" screen, the other one is a Samsung HD TV. Both are able to display 1080p and are using the 1920x1080 resolution. One issue I've ...
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Remove closed laptop screen from Windows desktop

I have a Windows 10 laptop with an attached external monitor. The external monitor is set as the primary one. In Power Options I have When I close the lid set to Do nothing, so that I can continue ...
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Can Acer Converter Port be used as miniDP with full HD and 4K monitors

I have Acer Aspire R7 laptop with Intel HD4000 display adapter and Acer Converter Port which looks like miniDP connector. Acer doesn't provide information about usage of this port for monitor ...
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Whenever another user logs on to a Windows 8.1 multi monitor machine, my Window positions are reversed when I log back in

I’m the main user on a workstation running Windows 8.1 Update, using an AMD Radeon HD6950 GPU and two identical monitors in landscape mode. Another user occasionally uses the machine. I lock the ...
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I want to setup desktop on a monitor that is not primary

I am a gamer with a dual monitor set up and I despise it when my games open on the primary monitor. I would like all full-screen applications to open up on the secondary monitor. Any solution to this? ...
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How do I know if a graphics card is capable of a high enough resolution or number of monitors?

Can I use the single DisplayPort output of the Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop (Intel HD Graphics of Celeron J1800) to extend across three independent 1080p displays with a Multi-Stream Transport hub? How ...
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How to make monitor edges match on Windows 7

I have two screens. My primary screen is a 3840x2160 laptop screen. My secondary screen is a 1920x1080 monitor. The issue I'm having is that due to the screen resolutions, Windows thinks the laptop ...
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Specifically when using SonicWALL Virtual Office, how do you specify the monitor for the remote window to open on?

It doesn't take long to find people on the Internet asking how to make Remote Desktop open up on the right monitor each time, but my question's a little different. Specifically when using SonicWALL ...
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What are the steps to enable Apple Monitor on Centos 7

I have Centos7 installed on a Dell which has a thunderbolt compatible port. I've plugged in my Apple Mac monitor but predictably enough Centos detects it as an unknown monitor and can't push any ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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1 out of 3 Multiple monitors failing with windows 10

My issue is I have 3 monitors connected to one desktop PC. 2 connected to Nvidia 9500 GT card (VGA and HDMI)and the other to the onboard intel vga. PC has Aus MB running windows 10. Have tried all the ...
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USB active extension works on PC but not laptop

I have a second monitor (touchscreen) to add to a laptop (Win 7 64). Video is fed with HDMI, USB for the touch, and 12VDC for power. It works perfect when plugged directly to the laptop. But I need ...
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Maximized chrome shows small line on second screen

I have multiple Monitors connected to my Computer running Windows 10 x64. One of them, my main one, is a 4k Screen and to its left, i have a full-HD one. When I have Chrome 45 (or any other program) ...
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turning off one of my two monitors rearranges windows to the other

For some reason when one of my monitors goes off Windows is moving all of my applications to the remaining monitor. This isn't behavior I used to encounter I made some changes over the past 2 weeks ...
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How to force a display detection to take a certain order in Windows 7 (Air Display 2)

Windows 7 PC running MediaShout display software. Projector is connected to the dual-head card. I'm trying to use Air Display 2 on an Android tablet (running 4.2.2) to duplicate the projector feed ...
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Think Pad Laptop with 2 monitors will not save my display settings?

Our office uses a Thinkpad Laptop as its CPU with 2 monitors attached. In the evenings when I sign out, the monitors go to sleep. The next morning when I sign in, my desktop icons are HUGE. The ...
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How to choose one scaling level for all displays in windows 10

In Windows 10, one selects scaling level for each monitor separately. In Windows 8.1, you could disable that by checking Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays (screenshot in this ...
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Using three monitors with the ATI Radeon HD 5450

I count 3 connectors on my ATI Radeon HD 5450: DVI connector HDMI connector VGA connector I connected a monitor via VGA, then got another TV screen by connecting HDMI and everything worked fine. ...
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Acrobat opens on wrong monitor without header visible

I have two monitors, one in landscape and the other in portrait mode to make it easier to read and annotate full pages of PDFs. The first PDF opens in that location without a problem. Unfortunately, ...
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Monitors always disabled on startup

I recently purchased an MSI Nvidia GTX 960 graphics card and I've noticed something quite annoying. Every time I reboot, I have to re-enable my 2 monitors (DELL S2330MX) in the Windows device ...
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Not able to connect 3rd monitor via HDMI to VGA connector

I am using Windows 7 and NVdia g610 basic graphics card. I have connected 2 monitors using VGA and DVI respectively. Now I have connected 3rd monitor using HDMI to VGA connector. As soon as I had ...
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System doesn't detect hot-plugged display port(through thunderbolt connector)

My external display(connected to my laptop through thunderbolt) works fine if connected before boot-up. However, once it's unplugged or disconnected by any means, xrandr won't detect the reconnected ...
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Using a subset of monitors for remote desktop

I tried to find an answer to this a few years ago, but it seemed it wasn't possible then (I suspect it isn't now either! - but what the hell!) I have a three monitor system, that I mostly use for ...
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Ease of access window auto arrange and 2nd monitor

I have two monitors; I frequently shift open windows between them. I love that Windows 8.1 has built in hotkey functionality to do this (Windows key + left or right arrow), but I hate the auto ...
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MacBook 2015 - dual/triple external monitors?

I’m interested in the new 2015 MacBook (not Pro or Air), but only if it supports the ability to have two or three external monitors. I’ve only found sources indicating that this is not possible, but ...
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Multi-monitor issues with Radeon r7 200

I have a Radeon r7 200 video card with Windows 10. I am trying to set up three monitors 1 HDMI 1 DVI 1 VGA. I can get two out of the three of them to work. I am trying to extend the desktop to the VGA ...
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Dell U2414H Triple Monitors Not All On After Wake Up

I have a triple monitor setup with DELL U2414H monitors running on Windows 10. They are hooked up in a daisy-chained multi-stream transport configuration (MST). I have not changed anything with the ...
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Monitors keep blacking out with “hardware disconnected” sound

For a couple of years, I've had trouble with my homebuilt dual-monitor PC. It's set up to shut off the monitors when not used for several minutes. The problem is, when I wake it up, about 5% of the ...
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Adding touchscreen to laptop and need to use USB extension cable

I have a Windows 7 Pro 64 bit Dell/Alienware laptop and bought a Faytech 15" touchscreen to add to it, the laptop runs 3D marine charting software (thus the need for the Alienware model), the second ...
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How to make each video clone fullscreen on its monitor in VLC?

I have two monitors connected to my pc. I want to watch two clones of a video, both fullscreen on their own monitor. I configure VLC to clone the video window, and drag one of the windows to the other ...
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Unable to change screen settings on Linux Mint (SettingsDaemon was not provided by any .service files)

I'm trying to set up a second screen on my laptop. I plugged the screen using the VGA port and go to Preferences -> Display. The screen is correctly detected, but when I try to activate it, an error ...
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Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 - second monitor resolution options

I have a Lenovo Pro 2 with screen resolution of 3200x1600. Will this support a 4k ultra resolution monitor? Looking for a higher resolution than 1920x1080?
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Two screen, one VGA cable, on laptop with VGA output

The native LED Backlit 1600x900 screen on my laptop is burnt out. I've connected my laptop to my 40 inch, five year old panasonic TV through VGA to get a max resolution of 1280x1024. Using the same ...
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Windows 8.1 Monitor resolution incorrect after disconnecting external displays/sleep/hibernate

Normally I run with 3 monitors: 1 built-in laptop display, 1 analog VGA connection and 1 DisplayPort. When I disconnect the external monitors (and maybe hibernate or sleep the system) reconnecting the ...
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USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter screen resolution issue

I recently bought a “USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter Adapter.” I have problem to use it properly. The product is based on this driver and am using the latest version (v1.1.315.0). I have two external ...
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Assigning a virtual desktop to a monitor in Windows 10

Is there a way to assign a virtual desktop to a monitor in Windows 10 (i.e. have every monitor show a different VD)?
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how to xset dpms force off only one monitor?

I have multi headed setup using KDE display manager with proprietary nvidia drivers (no xinerama, single X server). Usually I keep only some server monitoring stuff on second monitor, eventually web ...
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Lenovo G580 external monitor resolution issue using VGA

I am connecting an HP S2031 monitor to my Lenovo G580, running Windows 8.1. When I connect the HP monitor as an external extended display through VGA (it does not have an HDMI), in the Screen ...
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Monitor won't work in duplicate mode

I am extremely frustrated. I have a photobooth business and I have a laptop in the photobooth cabinet that faces the client. I have an external monitor that displays towards me. The computer is a Dell ...
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What display cables and adapters should I use to connect a second monitor to GTX670?

I searched a lot and now I'm just confused with all those M/M, F/F, F/M cables. I have a GTX670 videocard with jacks DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort: The bottom-right DVI (with "plus") is used for my ...
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Unable to use 3 displays (incl. laptop) at the same time

I have a DELL E6540 with the following specs: i7 4610M (supports 3 displays according to Intel) AMD Radeon HD 8790M Intel HD Graphics 4600 1 HDMI port 1 VGA port Windows 8.1 Enterprise I think ...
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How many graphic cards can a system support

Ok, I know there a lot of these on her but I swear none of them are what I am trying to do. So please bear with me. I have a killer setup, 12-core i7, Asus x-79 Deluxe, 32gb ram, Asus ROG R9-290x ...
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Upscaling or stretch resolution to fit tv screen on Windows 10

I have a laptop with an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4500 graphics card that output a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. On Windows 8 I used to use AMD Catalyst's scaling option to make the HDMI output fit ...
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Secondary Monitor goes on “Extend Screens” mode when closing the laptop lid?

Windows 8.1. With the laptop lid open, I set the screen resolution settings for the laptop screen and external display to "Duplicate". Then I close the laptop lid. The external monitor blacks ...
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After Windows 10 upgrade, going into lock screen (Windows + L) sometimes results in unresponsive black screen with only mouse cursor visible

Upgrade was successful and system generally works fine with Windows 10. There are a number of similar issues on the web but not exactly the same. This happens after pressing Windows + L to go into ...