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How to tell how many displays a motherboard supports

If it's not explicit in the spec, is there a way to tell how many monitors a motherboard will support? For example, the MAXIMUS VI FORMULA motherboard.
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Windows Touch Screen With Multiple Monitors Puts Cursor On Wrong Monitor

I have see a lot of people asking this question and getting answers that supposedly worked. NOTHING I have found works for me. I have a default Dell monitor that came with my Dell XPS 1700. It has ...
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Can I use my laptop as a second monitor?

Is it possible to make my laptop's screen act as a second monitor for my desktop computer?
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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 ...
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Oculus rift DK2 setup

Ok, so I've purchased the Oculus rift DK2 and whenever I want to use it I have to use it in extended mode and use the direct to rift apps, this means I don't always get to play everything. When the ...
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Portrait primary display rotates touchpad

I have Windows 7 64bit on a Lenovo T530 laptop (1600x900) with a Lenovo ThinkVision LT2452p monitor (1920x1200). I set up screen resolution like this: Compose displays. Set the primary display to ...
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Re-enabling a taskbar on one monitor only in DisplayFusion

I have 6 monitors connected to my computer. I use DisplayFusion with the multi-monitor taskbar feature enabled and I disabled the taskbar on 3 monitors. Is it possible to re-enabling a taskbar on ...
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Second monitor sometimes will not wake up

My workstation has two monitors and Windows 7 (64bit). Sometimes when I lock my computer and later return and unlock it, the second monitor won't wake up. I have to turn that monitor off and on to ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration and Xinerama for multi-monitor/multi-GPU in Linux

My current setup is three monitors connected as follows (monitors listed from left to right): GPU0 (nVidia GTX 280): - Dell 2405FPW (1920x1200) - Dell U2410 (1920x1200) GPU1 (nVidia 210): - ...
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Dual Monitor setup detected as single screen

Two similar monitors display the same picture and shown as single monitor under Ubuntu in System Settings -> Displays. This is DELL Latitude e5550 laptop and both displays are connected via two DVI ...
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Driving two Dell UP2715K monitors

I have been using a Dell UP2715K happily with a Nvidia NVS 510 card. It drives the screen at full res (5120x2880) and 60Hz refresh without problems, using a pair of DisplayPort cables. The card is ...
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Locking the first screen, but leaving the second screen unlocked

I have an LCD monitor connected to the computer via VGA, and I have a TV with computer connected via HDMI, and the desktop is extended between Monitor and TV. When the computer is locked (should be ...
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Starting multiple Chrome full screen instances on multiple monitors from (batch) script

My goal is to show different web content full screen on multiple monitors automatically after booting from a single computer. The browser I would like to use is Chrome. If Chrome does not support this ...
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Setting up a second monitor in CentOS

I have CentOS installed on my laptop. I hooked up my TV via VGA and it works, just not as I'd like it to. The left side (on the TV) is cut off, like the image is justified too far left. I want it to ...
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windows 7 doesn't allow my third monitor to work

I have an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650" Graphics card, with 1 VGA and 1 HDMI port, + main monitor on my laptop and 2 external monitors. I'm trying to connect my third monitor but whenever I try to ...
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Mouse Lag on External Monitor

Hooked up my new USB Docking Station in order to add a third monitor to my laptop. I'm running one monitor directly from the HDMI port on my laptop and one from the DVI-to-VGA on the docking station. ...
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Dell Monitor does not turn on

I have a Dell P2815Q. You can check the description on the link below: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Dell-28-Ultra-HD-4K-Monitor---P2815Q/productID.309552300 I have been using ...
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Windows 8 HDMI Second screen not letting me set resolution to 1600x900 [duplicate]

I have a Hitachi TV which on HDMI input uses the resolution 1600x900. However, when I plug in my TV with HDMI, Windows automatically sets a resolution for me and only gives me 2 choices when trying to ...
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LCD monitor flicker when connected to a laptop using VGA

I have a dual screen setup with two AOC e2450Sw monitors connected to a laptop. The laptop has one HDMI and one VGA output. When one of the monitors is connected using VGA, it flickers or displays ...
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MacMini Dual Screen dragging window to secondary screen failed to land desired location

When I drag a window to the top area of the secondary screen, it won't follow the cursor to the desired location, but jumps to the middle of the screen. It worked fine before the Yosemite upgrade. Is ...
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Windows get moved to the primary monitor after waking from standby with mixed DisplayPort and DVI-D dual-monitor setup

Problem Description I am using the following setup: nVidia GeForce GTX 680 Dell UP3214Q (Ultra-HD, 3840x2160, run in its native resolution, connected via DisplayPort 1.2, i.e. DisplayPort on GTX ...
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The resolution option is greyed out when duplicating display with monitor and projector

I have a Windows 7 PC which has an inbuilt Intel graphics card and one NVIDIA Quadro 410 graphics card. A monitor and a projector are connected to the PC. When I duplicate the monitor display with ...
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How to configure first display at boot with Nvidia GeForce GTX

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 graphic card with 2 displays connected, one in one DVI port and another in DisplayPort. I want the DisplayPort display will be the main one. I know how to configure ...
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How to measure input lag of 2 screens in dual screen or mirror mode?

I have a computer with a Radeon HD 7870 graphic card which is plugged to two screens: my main screen (a 24" LCD Hyunday W240D v2) through DVI my TV (50" LCD Samsung UE50ES6100) through HDMI When ...
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Let windows wake up all screens on Log-in?

I have the following problem with Windows 7 after restarting from hibernation: Some or all in external screens opened windows come back to the home screen so I need to arrange them again I found ...
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XRandR DPI on multihead linux

I have multiple screens with different correct DPI settings. I can use xrandr --dpi X to change DPI for all screens, is it possible to set different DPI for each screen? How do I make apps ...
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How can I use my W8 tablet as a second monitor?

I have a Windows 8 tablet running the full W8 (read: NOT RT). I know that there are apps for iPad (not sure about Android) that will let your tablet function as a secondary monitor. Is there any way ...
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GeForce 9600GT support for dual monitor setup

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT (point of view, link) on an Asus M2V-MX motherboard. The card has one DVI, HDMI and S-Video output. The graphics card does not seem to support dual monitors: the driver ...
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CAG on Mac no longer allows dual monitors

Up to a couple of weeks ago, I was able to use dual monitors on my Mac with CAG. Now I get a message saying: Degraded display Your windows will be displayed on one monitor because your system ...
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How do I update a Dell U2913WM driver?

I have an Acer Aspire E1 15.6" Laptop Laptop with Graphics Chipset: Intel HD Graphics 4400. I am using a VGA cable to extend the screen to my Dell U2913WM (set as primary screen). The native ...
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Trouble with external monitor under Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Boot Camp

I'm running Windows 7 32-bit on a mid-2010 15" MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 under Boot Camp. I've had trouble getting it to work with my second display and searching Google for an appropriate answer has ...
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Acer Aspire XC-605, Windows 8 x64-Bit not detecting second LCD screen

I have pretty much a stock Acer Aspire XC-605; Specs are: - Intel Core i5 processor 4440 - NVIDIA GeForce GT635 2GB - 4GB DDR3 Memory I don't know what else to add in the specs, as I'm not too ...
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Disable Video Port [closed]

Three days ago, my computer stayed on water. Since this time, I've waiting for it to dry. But it have some damage really anoying. At random moment, the laptop find a second monitor connected which ...
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Moving Applications Between Multiple Displays

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop with Intel HD graphics and three displays: 1) The laptop, 2) mini HDMI connection to external monitor, 3) USB3 video adapter connected via HDMI to external monitor. All ...
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How can i display my laptop screen to a monitor through the same network without a physical connection from the laptop to the monitor [closed]

I have four Philips bdl4620ql tv/monitor. I need to be able to display the browser of my laptop on the the four screens. I will probably have four instances of the browser and have a different one ...
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Terrible Clarity on Secondary Monitor — Win7, Nvidia

I'm a long time Linux user and have minimal experience with Windows. That being said, I bought a Nvidia GT 730 and Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday to play a new game. This doesn't have anything to do ...
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Asus N551JK and no. of external monitors

How many external monitors can the notebook Asus n551jk cn104d support? The notebook has a geforce 850m graphics card with alternate intel hd graphics It has one HDMI and one mini display port, but ...
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Is possible to port virtual machine on second monitor?

Is it possible to display a virtual machine (VM) on a secondary monitor like a TV, and the "core" operating system on the primary monitor? I want to play a game with a friend, and I imagine I could ...
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How to unsplit the display

I accidently split the display on the same screen. How do i unsplit it? As you can see in the picture above, i have 1 LCD screen with an additional monitor. However, the LCD shows 1/2. How do I undo ...
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Windows 7 will not detect dual monitors when 2nd monitor is turned off [duplicate]

I have an issue with a client computer that I am kind of stuck with. They have a dual monitor set up with a projector as the 2nd monitor. When they turn on the computer while the projector is turned ...
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How can I permanently change the main display on a dual display setup in Ubuntu?

I have two displays running on a PC running the Elementary Linux distro connected to external graphics, a GeForce GT 220. There’s a 23" inch widescreen Haier on the left connected via HDMI, and a 17" ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to my new laptop

I have a M4800 and have 3 monitors running windows7. I have connected 1 monitor to the VGA port, 1 monitor connected via usb video adapter and i have 1 monitor connected to display port. the one on ...
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Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display?

I have two monitors and my coworker has three. We were wondering if there was a way to set a single background image to stretch across all the monitors. Right now it's the same image but repeated, so ...
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Cannot reliably automate xrandr settings in Debian 7 on VirtualBox

Although there are several existing questions on the matter (from which the most helpful answer is this) and various threads on other forums, I cannot reliably set my xrandr settings in Debian 7 on ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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I lost my toolbars in Sketchbook Pro. How do I get them back?

When using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro (SBP) with multiple monitors the toolbars seem to get unrecoverably lost frequently. Even selecting Window->Default Layout and enabling all toolbars on the ...
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Recover OffScreen Window in Windows 8

Someone asked a very similar question in regards to window recovery for windows xp: Similar Recovery I'm using windows 8 (or 8.1 now). I run Dual Monitors. On Monitor 2 I sometimes have the input ...
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Set up multi-head environnement on FreeBSD running X.org

My goal is to set up a multi-head environnement: I need to have an extended desktop available on both screens with the ability to drag and drop windows from one screen to another. The left screen is ...
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How do I get full resolution out of my monitor?

I have a Monoprice 27in IPS-ZERO-G Slim Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 - Dual Link DVI, VGA with a max resolution of 2560 x 1440 connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K620 video card. The Connection is as follows: ...