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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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How can I make the cursor in Windows with a multiple monitor setup behave like it's moving between all monitors having the same resolution?

I just added a new 4k monitor to my setup, bringing my total to 3. My problem is that windows "thinks" that the monitors are physically the relative sizes they are in the display settings, when ...
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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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Divide (Split but not Duplicate) HDMI/VGA/Displayport output into multiple HDMI/VGA/Displayport outputs

I want a cheap (not more than 50 USD) device to split (not duplicate) the HDMI/VGA/Displayport output from my DVD Player into multiple (preferably 6) outputs for my 6 TV (I will change to 4 TVs if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 uknown external display low resolution

I have fresh-installed Ubuntu 14.04 over the weekend on my Dell E6520. The nouveau driver didn't allow me to use maximum resolution for my laptop display. Switching to the nvidia (proprietary, tested) ...
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Secondary monitor not detected after Windows Update

Today I installed 24 "critical" updates for Windows 7. After rebooting, my secondary monitor is not detected. It is not showing up in the control panel screen resolutions settings dialog, or device ...
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Computer crashes whenever I use two monitors, one through VGA, the other through HDMI

I have a laptop that I've connected two monitors to: one through VGA, the other through HDMI. Whenever I turn both of them on in the display settings, I get a gray screen with an error message ...
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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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Connecting several screens to Dell laptop

Is it possible to connect several screens to my Dell Precision laptop M4600? It only has one VGA and HDMI outlet?
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors detected but 2nd screen Is black

I recently upgraded my computer from using on-board graphics to a GTX 960 (GV-N960OC-4GD). I previously had a dual monitor setup, with my primary monitor (SyncMaster2233sw) using a DVI cable and the ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan Fix Scaling

I currently have a MacBook Pro Mid-2014 13" running OS X El Capitan. I have an external monitor attached to it, Philips 223V5. It is a 1080p monitor and I am having a hard time seeing text on the ...
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Three native monitors on Dell OptiPlex 9010

http://www.dell.com/uk/business/p/optiplex-9010/pd says: Configure your workspace the way you want it with support for up to three native monitors via DP/DP/VGA ports. So I ordered one, and have ...
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How can I use 2 monitors plus laptop with my Dell e6420 w/ Nvidia nvs 4200m

I have just hooked up a 2nd external monitor to my Dell e6420 laptop with a Nvidia NVS 4200m graphics card, running Windows 8 64 bit. However, the computer won't let me have both monitors and the ...
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Dell Precision M4600 won't display 1920x1080@60hz

I recently upgraded from a Dell Latitude E6510 laptop to a Dell Precision M4600 laptop. I have two monitors connected to it through a port replicator, one through DVI and one through VGA. I'm having ...
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Extend the Windows 8.1 screen on another monitor while in logon screen

to make things a little clear: I connected my TV through a HDMI-cord with my computer. My TV is in another room. My Computers power adapter is connected with a remotely controlled Power Control. If i ...
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MacBook Pro crashes occasionally on a dual monitor setup

I’m using a MacBook Pro 13" (mid 2010) running Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion). I just got a Viewsonic 24' monitor (2450wm-LED), and I connect it to my MacBook Pro using a miniport to VGA adapter (this one on ...
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Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor

Is there a way to fake a dual monitor for testing. I have only one monitor and I have to make an application that is suitable for two monitors. The second monitor screen should appear as a window ...
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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Identical Screens Don't Align Even Though Aligned in Screen Resolution Menu

I have two identical screen, with identical resolution and orientation set. In the screen resolution window, I have set the multiple displays = Extend desktop to this display. When I drag the two ...
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Using iMac as 2nd monitor(Target Display mode) with Thunderbolt 3 equipped PC laptop

Considering an upgrade from my 3 yr old Asus N56VZ laptop to the Dell XPS 15 Infinity. The Dell has the new Thunderbolt 3/USB-c connector. Does anyone know if this connector can be used with Target ...
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second screen resolution issue when connected to “Optimus”-configured laptop (onboard Intel and an Nvidia)

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and a very strange problem have occurred: When I'm connecting my second display (VGA -> HDMI) — the resolution gets ...
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Control panel windows open in an nonexistent screen in Windows 7

I have Windows 7 and I am using only one monitor. When I try to open any configuration window from Control Panel, the window opens into an nonexistent monitor, they "fly" to the right of the monitor ...
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New monitor connected to HDMI adaptor doesn't show output after booting

Hello out there in the multiple monitors’ world. I am a very old newbie in your world and need help. I just purchased a new Asus VH236H monitor and hooked it up the HDMI port of an ATI Radeon HD4300 ...
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“Pin” a workspace on external monitor (projector)

I would like to have a setup with two workspaces and two monitors (built-in screen and a projector). I wish to have the second workspace always visible on the projector while being able to switch ...
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How can I get the system tray on my second monitor?

Whenever I play games, those will always launch on the main monitor. Since the system tray where the clock is located is only displayed on the taskbar on the main monitor, I can't see what time it is ...
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Select default display output BIOS level

My custom built pc has a couple of display output ports on both integrated and dedicated NVIDIA card, but it only displays output on mDP port of my NVIDIA card currently. It works fine with Windows ...
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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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Sending only video out of HDMI cables – Mac OSX 10.10.3 (Yosemite)

I have a similar question to this one but I'm on Mac OSX. I currently have a laptop, a second monitor (via HDMI), and a third monitor (via HDMI/thunderbolt adaptor). If I have sound playing, I only ...
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Display to multiple display(TV) from one PC

I have setup of 5 TVS (4k) connected to a single PC via HDMI using 5 Output Display Card. I want to display 5 chrome tabs on separate TVS. Is there a way I can control them convieniently - I can't see ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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How to disable automatic zoom change in IE11 when moving window between different monitors?

On Windows 8.1 I use Internet Explorer 11 and I also got my notebook with 13" screen and LCD monitor with 24" screen. When I move IE windows between screens, IE automatically changes the zoom "to ...
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My GPU stops suddenly and get black screen

I have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 graphics card and a dual monitor setup. Sometimes my screens go black and get a warning like: Nvidia Kernel stops responding. I tried a lot of things; ...
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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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One mouse click, two separate and simultaneous events

Two laptops (both running same OSX). I want to click one thing (it can be a mouse button, or it can be a key, It doesn't matter), and have both computers recognize it. This would mean (if it was the ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Inspiron 15SE laptop and two monitors

I have seen this question How to connect two monitors to a DELL Inspiron 5520 15R and I am aware that it is possible that the 15R does not have the ability to connect to two monitors at the same ...
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Monitor problems under windows 10

I have an old Dell 3007WFP which only has DVI input. Previously, I was driving it via a mini-display port to display port chained to an active display port to dual link DVI converter, off a Dell XPS ...
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Dell 620 display is too bright to use

I have a Dell D620 with a display problem. In windows 7 the display seems to be too bright, the text is broken up, the only way to see the mouse is at a very oblique angle. Changing the brightness ...
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Connecting 2 external monitors and 1 laptop using a docking station

I am trying to connect 2 external monitors with the Dell Docking Station. I have a Dell Latitude E6230 laptop. Now I have connected both of the monitors or external displays through the docking ...
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Dell Latitude E6430 Docking Station + Dual Monitor + Laptop Screen Tri-Monitor setup

I have a company issued laptop and docking station as well as two monitors The specifications of the hardware are as follows; Laptop: Latitude E6430 BIOS: A02.00 Processor: i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60 (8 ...
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Switching between Video Adapters in a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop

I have a Win 7 Latitude E6530, which includes a discrete graphics card (nVidia MVS 5200M), normally connected via the Port Replicator to 2 external monitors (Dell U2410 + Dell 2001FP) both via DVI. ...
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Trying to connect 3 monitors to Dell E6530

For work, I had a Dell E6530 with the e-port plus docking station (and additional shelf thing above it). After looking up the CPU, it uses integrated HD 4000, and claims up to 3 monitors. What I'm ...
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Second monitor flickering gently

When I connected my 22" Asus monitor to my laptop (at 60Hz refresh rate) via VGA cable, monitor started flickering gently (very visible on darker surfaces(colors), like grey or something like that, ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...
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Sharing 2 monitors between 2 computers in different configurations

I have a laptop (for work) and a desktop PC (for personal use) that I use side by side in my home office. I'm thinking of purchasing 2 Dell P2414H 24" monitors with a dual monitor stand. I'd like to ...
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How to create a Ghost Monitor in Windows 10

Ive made some research on the web and didn't found any answers and as its always been welcoming here here's my question. Question: Is it possible to make a Ghost Monitor ("Fake Monitor/Secondary ...
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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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Is there a way to have the OS turn off some monitors but leave others on?

I have some monitors that I like to leave on for monitoring sakes. Others, I would like to sleep to not waste power. Is there a way to do this within Windows? So far I've not found a way to do.
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HDMI auto switching feature

Is there any option to auto switch to the monitor after connecting to it via HDMI cable in Gnome desktop environment. I know that it's available in Windows and the audio switches to the monitor's ...