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Wanted: Android Tablet As Extended Display For Windows 7 using TeamViewer - via USB only - cannot spoof fake VGA display

I'm shopping for my first Android device, and I have a highly specific question which many hours of research has not answered. However, to someone with knowledge in this area, it may be a no-brainer. ...
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Weird glitches on Intel iGPU

I have a weird problem that I can't manage to describe in one word, so I'm having trouble searching for a solution. My monitors sometimes go black for a tenth of a second. Other times, they show the ...
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Is it possible to come up with a 3 monitor setup where the monitors are not connected on one system unit only(CPU)

I'm planning to have a 3 monitor setup for my forex trading someday. The way it works is that 3 monitors are connected to one system unit. No matter how many monitors you have it's connected to one ...
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My Start Screen is very weird

I have an external Monitor(1366x768) connected to my Dell Laptop(1440x900) via VGA and it works fine, other than the start screen. These are some screen shots for you to better understand my problem. ...
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Second Monitor goes to Sleep - Won't wake up

My second monitor goes to "sleep" at random intervals and never wakes up. I have to push the physical off button of the monitor, on, and then i can see stuff again for a few minutes. powersave ...
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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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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Display port not working with monitor - Multiple Displays

Today I came home to one of my monitors not working. I thought maybe it was the display port or the monitor itself but no. I tried it with my laptop and it worked! I've come to the conclusion that ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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No signal with DiplayPort

I have an i5 Lenovo m91p pc (this is the spec) win 10 pro 64 bit. I have a little problem with my DP port. I purchased a DP to HDMI adapter to connect my pc to tv. last week when I first used it, ...
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Different display on laptop's screen and projector screen?

I saw a lecturer using PowerPoint to present his lecture, however, I notice that although the projector only show the PowerPoint's slides, his laptop screen show different things. How can I do that?
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How can I use 2 monitors with 1 HDMI port?

I have a Windows 10 computer with 1 HDMI port (it also has a VGA port but that's irrelevant as I don't want to use it). I have ordered an additional monitor. What do I need to order to be able to ...
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How to switch desktop tower computer and latop virtually? (not using one monitor)

I've been googling a lot on this, but I find moslty "how to switch computers using multiple monitors or with keyboard&mouse with / without KVM switch". But what I would like to know is how to ...
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Using dual monitor with STLab U-1200 usb 3-c to hdmi

I just migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. On windows, I was using dual 27" dell monitors, one connected through an HDMI and the second with a mini docking station usb 3-c to hdmi (stlab u-1200). http://...
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How to disable HDMI or VGA port?

Is it possible to disable a HDMI or VGA port in the registry? Or, how else can I disable one of the display ports? Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 on a Dell Latitude E6530. Dell BIOS version A15, i.e. the ...
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ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/TB & Apple Thunderbolt Displays

I just setup a new PC with the new ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT and am currently able to get one of my two thunderbolt displays working. The second one is outputting sound, but no video... Any ideas?...
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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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Surface Pro 4: Using external monitors with the Surface Dock will drop wifi - Is there any solution?

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with the Surface Dock. On the Surface Dock i plugged in two Mini Display-Port-Adapter to HDMI to connect 2 external Samsung monitors. However, when I plug the monitors ...
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Getting maximum resolution via mini display in Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro(2014) and right now I bought an Asus monitor(ASUS VN289H) but I think there is a problem with resolution. I was expected a large display with lots of space but right now I have a ...
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Performance penalty of nearly static second screen

I have a laptop running a GT 650M with an external 1920x1080 display and a built in 1600x900 screen. Is there a measurable penalty to leaving the inbuilt screen on while gaming on the external ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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Nvidia Quadro FX 570 + ATI Radeon B276 for 3+ Monitors?

I have a Dell T3400 Work computer that currently has 2 monitors hooked up through a Quadro FX 570, the Quadro only supports 2. I need to add a 3rd monitor, I am running windows 7 32-bit. Could I add ...
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Can I use S-Video output converted to VGA for daily work?

I have here a video card with a VGA output. Next to that, it has also an S-Video output. I am thinking on upgrading my system into a dual-desktop direction, by buying an s-video -> vga converter and ...
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Will windows 10 automatically detect my external tv/monitor?

I have a windows 8, now 8.1 hp laptop with a damaged screen. I wanted to know if I upgraded or did a clean install to windows 10, would it automatically recognize my external monitor/tv. When I had 8 ...
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Is there a way to connect display layouts in 360 degrees?

I am trying to get the mouse to go from the right side of screen 1 to the left side of screen 3 but also be able to go back to screen 3 from the left side of screen 1 through left side of screen 2 in ...
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Mac Virtual Screens order keeps changing

I am using my Macbook Pro with 2 external monitor, both of them is connected through mini displayport. One of my external monitor has 3 virtual desktop. (While the built in monitor and the other one ...
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Preview second screen in main one

I have an installation with 4 tv's connected to an a HDMI hub and this hub is connected as second display in a windows 10 computer. All is working nice, but all tv's are far away from the computer, ...
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Triple output video card

I currently have a dual monitor setup, but I would like to expand to three monitors. My motherboard only supports one PCI-E card, so I was wondering if it's possible to head a triple-output video card?...
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How to launch Java app on certain monitor?

I have laptop with external monitor connected, so actually I have two displays (with different resolutions, but I guess resolution does not matters). When I launch Java app (Supermicro IPMIView in my ...
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I have 2 monitors but the colours are different, why is this?

The monitors i have are the exact same, the only thing different is one has a HDMI cable and the other a displayport cable. I went to search on the internet but I don't think that could be the problem....
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Triple Monitor Issue 3x ASUS VC239H (DVI, HDMI, VGA) monitors with AMD Radeon R9 270x 4GB (DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort)

Problem: If I connect two monitors to the graphics card via DVI to DVI one of the monitors doesn't turn on. It's not a broken port or broken cable as I've tried them individually and they work fine. ...
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On Windows 10, why are some programs not scaling on second monitor?

Per the 2 screenshots below, Adobe Acrobat DC and Internet Explorer failed to scale correctly on my second monitor because the menus are too big. Under Settings > System > Display, I cannot ...
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Is there anything else I can do to troubleshoot my 980ti?

I bought an Asus Strix 980ti about 5 months ago. I've been having problems with one of my monitors going in and out quickly. Like, every 3 seconds it shuts off, then back on. I thought my monitor ...
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Using 2 external monitors with a docking station connected to a laptop

I work from a mobile office (office setup in my RV). I have an ASUS laptop and 2 external LED monitors (Samsung & Acer). I have been trying to use the 2 monitors connected to my laptop via an HDMI ...
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Make HDMI primary output on NVIDIA card?

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti. In Windows 7, when I select the "Computer Only" option for my display settings, it enabled the monitor I use as my second monitor (DVI output) instead of the ...
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Windows 10 desktops resize when monitors go to sleep

I have a Windows 10 setup with 2 different monitors (brands, resolutions, sizes, and DPI) and when my computer wakes up from sleep, all of my applications are moved to one monitor. The applications ...
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How can I save multiple display settings in Windows 10?

At various points throughout the day, I use one, two, or three monitors at a time. At work, I have my laptop (1920 X 1080) docked, and that gives me access to two additional monitors (1920 x 1200). At ...
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How can I run 3 monitors (2 video cards) on Linux Mint 15?

I am trying to switch my PC from Windows to Linux Mint 15. I have three monitors that work very well in Windows. After installing Mint (and seeing that it naturally only uses 1 monitor) I tried to ...
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Will computer support two monitors [closed]

I am looking to purchase a new Dell desktop but don't want to go through what I did last time. I need to have dual monitors. Will a Dell Inspiron 3650 or Inspiron 3656 support dual monitors?
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Two Monitors, Two Desktops nativelly?

Windows 10 supports multiple desktops (Win + Tab) but is it possible to set one desktop to each monitor nativelly? I use a laptop with a external monitor and would like if each screen worked as a ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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Is it possible to connect 3 monitors with Dell Slim Studio 540S

I bought a graphic card, ATI Radeon HD 4350 DMS59 512 MB DDR2 PCIe 2.0 SFF Graphic Card, trying to connect a third monitor, but it disables the original on-board graphic card. So is it Is it possible ...
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How to limit “Windows ProbIem Steps recorder” to a single monitor?

The Problem Steps Recorder (psr.exe) in Windows 7 and newer is a great tool to quickly record something on youe system. It takes screen shots of whatever you are doing. But I have four monitors and ...
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3rd monitor with Dell Precision 490

I am trying to go for a 3 monitor setup on my workstation, but need some information before I can invest in a new graphics card and 2 monitors. Would be glad to get some help here: I have a Dell ...
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Mouse trail and slow response time

I'm currently using my Dads computer and notice there is a huge delay and trail whenever moving the mouse. He is so used to it he doesn't realise it's there. The problem is that he bought two 4k ...
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Is there a way to change video source on the monitor using script? [duplicate]

I am using setup in which monitor that accept multiple video sources (in my case DVI and DisplayPort) is connected to 2 different computers. Using monitor buttons and OSD menu I can choose which ...
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Mouse cursor on multiple screens with different PPI

I'm using a 4K display along with a Full HD display with both almost the same physical size and it brings some mouse cursor problems to me working with it on the default Windows settings. As the ...
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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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Windows 10 needs monitors on always

Since I started using Display Port, Windows is intolerant of me turning off the displays. It thinks it's been taken away never to return or something, and scrambles all my window locations to sbrink ...
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How can I manage to connect 5 monitors to one PC?

(Yes, really) How can I manage to connect 5 monitors on one PC? Up to 4, I can handle it with 2 video cards... Is there any video card out there with 3 video outputs? Is there any motherboard with ...