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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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Mouse Icon Distorted on Secondary Display

I have a strange issue with a dual monitor, extended desktop setup where the mouse is always fine on the primary monitor, but sometimes when I move to the secondary display the icon becomes garbled ...
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GPU to drive three monitors

What do I need to look for in a GPU to ensure it is capable of outputting to three high resolution monitors? To be clear, I want to drive three monitors whose resolution is greater than 1080p. For ...
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Monitors won't display after computer is shut down and started again

I'm having an issue where my monitors won't display anything after I shut down the computer and start it again. The monitors will say "No DVI input" etc. I have found the only way to get them back up ...
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Dual screen in Windows 7 not working

I cloned an image of my desktop to another desktop with the same hardware. I'm connecting 2 DELL Monitors with DVI-I Dual Link, both of them working on POST,CMOS Setup and Windows Loading, but not on ...
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Weird GPU issue with DVI to HMDI

I've had my GTX 550ti for around 3 years and never have I experienced the problem. My computer is fine when I only have my second display in, which is a DVI display. But when I plugin my main monitor ...
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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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Touch screen monitor screen for multiple monitor scenario [on hold]

I am developing windows application for feedback system of automobile company. I want two monitors to be connected to single system on should be touch screen and other one should be without touch. I ...
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Double cursor on second screen - Yosemite

since I started to use 2 monitors with my macbook pro, the cursor on the second (pivot) screen is doubled - one cursor is normal arrow and under that is the second cursor which is changing (hand etc.) ...
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Multiple Monitors on One Screen

Does anyone know of any software/hardware configuration that will allow you to preview/view the contents multiple monitors on one monitor? Let's pretend: I have two monitors hooked up to one pc, ...
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Recommended cheap GPUs with dual VGA or DVI-I ports [on hold]

I need to upgrade from integrated graphics for my custom built computer. I need a graphics card with at least 2 VGA/DVI-I ports because I have two monitors with the DVI port used and the VGA port ...
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Multiple Displays area not visible in Windows 8 Taskbar configuration

I have a Macbook with a Windows 8.1 bootcamp setup, which I'm using with an external monitor. I'd like the taskbar to extend to the second monitor, but when i right-click on the taskbar and select ...
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Cloning two external monitors to one laptop

I have a dell lattitude E6230 and 2 HP monitors. I tried connecting them using a Belkin HDMI to dual VGA adapter but the monitors throw a message :change resolution to 1600X900 and 60Hz. But my dell ...
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GPU lockup / reboot while playing Minecraft on Win 10 preview

Alright, so I've experienced this problem previously, and found a solution, but said solution no longer works. When I had this problem before, I found that it was due to my dual monitor setup in ...
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Monitor goes to sleep over vga but not over hdmi. Over HDMI, it turns off completely under Windows 7

I have a dual monitor setup and just got a new graphics card. My old one was a Gtx 570 and it had two DVI-I ports. I connected both my monitors using an adapter to convert DVI-I to VGA (one of my ...
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Windows jump to different monitor when I type a number

My windows are suddenly jumping to different monitors when I type numbers. I'm not exactly sure what I did to cause this problem. I have a 6 monitor configuration, and when I went into the Screen ...
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6870 Wont Accept 3 Monitors?

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870, and I am using a DVI I to VGA, HDMI to DVI D, and a mini display port to HDMI and only 2 displays work. I have tried all combinations with them.
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Text looks terrible on second display

I'm running Windows 8.1 and have two HDMI TVs hooked up to my PC, one I use regularly and one I've just hooked up as an extended display. Problem is, text looks terrible on my second display! I've ...
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I get 'no signal' on both monitors when connecting both using DVI splitter

I have two ACER V196L 19" monitors that I want to connect using DVI. I bought a DVI splitter but when I connect both my monitors to it (via DVI) both monitors say 'no signal' If I plug each monitor ...
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Running four monitors off a Sandy Bridge motherboard and GTX 560 Ti?

I originally appended this question to another very similar question where it was established that it was in fact possible to run three monitors off the of the setup I'm currently using. Apparently ...
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Displayresolution + clone mode in Windows 8.1 in script at startup?

I want to force a dualscreen system ( 1: Monitor, 2: Projector) to a) set the dual screen clone mode for monitor and projector. b) set the screen resolution of both to 1280x800 This needs to be ...
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Display Scaling - Win 8 Control Panel

In "Control panel -> Display" there is the setting "Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays" which I disabled because i want the scaling in some monitors to be 100% (i have 2 low dpi ...
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Disable Windows 8 Monitor detection with display port monitors

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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Disable <ctrl + monitor#> screen switching functionality in Windows 7

In Windows 7, when I have multiple monitors extending my desktop, there is functionality to activate a certain monitor by pressing Ctrl+[monitor #]. So if I press Ctrl+2, then the current program ...
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Dual 2560x1600 resolution on the intel Haswell NUCs

Do the current 4th generation intel NUC kits support driving a 2560x1600 (WQHD) resolution to two such monitors at the same time in extended desktop mode (not cloning one display)? As an example, ...
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Why do windows change in pixel size when dragged between monitors with the same resolution? (Lenovo with Windows 8.1)

video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByLdHbPnpVjWSjU3cjc1d29tUlU/edit?usp=sharing I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 laptop; it's connected to a samsung monitor in a dual monitor setup. When I drag ...
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ScreenSaver/Lock-Screen on Second third Monitor

I'm using win 8.1. My setup is a 3 monitor one. When I lock the pc, the pretty picture of the lock screen appears only on the main monitor, leaving the other 2 with a default "blue" screen. How can I ...
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Troubles with connected second monitor to Nvidia FX 580

I'm running Win7 Pro, 1st monitor connected via HDMI is a Samsung S24D300 (main monitor) no problems. 2nd monitor is an LG W2261VP connected to one of the DisplayPort with a DisplayPort to DVI cable. ...
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup (running Windows 7)?

I want to be able to 'put the display to sleep' on one of my two monitors when it isn't needed, so it doesn't distract me or use unnecessary power. Ideally, the display would be asleep, but the OS ...
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How do I route audio to my HDMI port instead of the display port

My Dell Studio 1747 notebook has an ATI radeon HD 4650 graphic card. The card has both HDMI as well as Display port output. However, the audio routes to the Display port instead of the HDMI. Since ...
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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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Dual monitor - screen gets blurry when I watch a youtube video in full screen mode

I have two monitors. When I open a YouTube video in full mode, everything on second monitor goes blurry. When I exit out of full mode, the blur goes away. What is that and is there a way to turn it ...
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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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Stick floating eclipse windows on second screen with Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

When working with eclipse, I'm used to have a floating window with the console and other views on my secondary monitor. Since the update to OSX 10.9 (Mavericks), I still can drag the floating window ...
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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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Multiple Graphics Cards on Fedora 15 (Gnome 3)

I have the (delightful) misfortune of having 3 graphics cards. They are XFX Radeon 5750s. Each drives 2 monitors via dvi. I am having a really hard time getting these running on fedora 15 (gnome 3). ...
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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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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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How can I use two monitors with my radeon 6450 graphics card?

I have a computer with an integrated gpu on the motherboard. Because I wanted to use two monitors and my motherboard only has one VGA port, I bought an ATI radeon HD 6450. Both my monitors have a VGA ...
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Extending Dual Monitors with VGA and HDMI to Single link DVI

Here is my question. I have a workstation running windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 390. He would like to use two extended monitors. The graphics card is an Intel Graphics HD 2000. It has a VGA out and ...
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Windows snipping tool highlights the wrong area

Using the Windows snipping tool, when I go to highlight, it highlights the wrong place, an inch or so above the area I was pointing. It appears to be some kind of mouse pointer scaling issue - a small ...
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Is there a way to adjust mouse pointer speed for individual monitors?

Is there a way to adjust the mouse pointer speed for each individual monitor? I'm running two equally sized monitors, one is 4K, the other is 1080p, which means everything on the 1080p monitor is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to set screen resolution in windows 7

Using a windows 7 laptop when I switch off/disconnect & reconnect my external monitor, or after getting the laptop out of sleep mode sometimes the screen resolution is all wrong and if I go to ...
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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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Setting Up Multiple Monitors in Windows 7 Span over or stretched wallpapers?

As many professionals do, I use as a primary work PC a laptop, which usually remains docked to a desktop setup including a large monitor and full-size keyboard. How to set up live wallpapers w/o any ...
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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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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 ...