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Can't get multiple monitors to work with windows remote desktop

My remote desktop session is refusing to use both monitors. Here's how they are laid out I do have the option checked in the Remote Desktop Connection What else can I do?
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Screen sharing with remote desktop (remote monitor)

We have a big screen here, in our meeting room, attached to a desktop computer. The primary use of this screen is for Powerpoint presentations. I want to share the screen of any computer, not just ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection: Single Monitor Computer connecting to Multiple Monitor Computer

I am trying to connect from a Windows 7 system with only one monitor to another Windows 7 system with two monitors using Remote Desktop Connection. Whenever I successfully connect to this machine, ...
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1answer
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RDP session won't fill the screen when I drag it from my 17“ monitor to my 22”

I have a windows 8.1 PC setup with two monitors, my main monitor is 22" and the second a 17". I sometimes have Multiple RDP sessions open on my computer at once. Every time I open an RDP session it ...
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2answers
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RDP with multiple monitors, display preferences get reset?

Problem: When I connect to my pc at the office via RDP all the application windows I had previously carefully placed on either monitor 1 or 2 will be "scrambled". Either all applications show on ...
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2answers
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Using RDP with multiple remote monitors

I have a local windows 7 machine with 1 monitor, and a remote window 7 machine with 2 monitors. I want to RDP to the remote machine, but I want to be able to duplicate my remote machines dual screen ...
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0answers
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Use displays on Linux machine to extend Windows Desktop [duplicate]

I have a Linux server with two monitors standing next to my Windows 8.1 machine. Since I won't be actually interfacing with server too much I would like to use its two monitors to extend my Windows ...
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1answer
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How can one seamlessly utilize two computers via dual monitors and a single keyboard / mouse? [closed]

I have a Toshiba laptop with docking station connected to two LCD monitors. I have a Dell workstations currently not attached to any monitors. I'd like to use the laptop for general office work and ...
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0answers
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Dual monitor with Windows 7 in remote desktop view issue

My Windows 7 machine has dual monitor setup and it works well. Recently I replaced the primary monitor from 23 inch to 24 inch. Then comes an issue: when I connect to the machine using Windows' ...
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1answer
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Main display changes after remote desktop connection

My office/dev PC is a triple monitor machine running Windows 2008R2. I occasionally remote desktop to this machine from home, using a single monitor. After I do that, the "Main Display" reverts to the ...
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0answers
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RDP on 2 monitors with three screens available [duplicate]

I've got 3 monitors and would like to connect to RDP session with only 2. When I use "Use all monitors" in the configuration - the session spans all three screens. I've tried providing width and ...
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0answers
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RDP and Multiple Display Issue

I have a ViewSonic VA2248 external monitor, which is set as my main monitor, connected to my work HP ProBook 4520s running Windows 7 Professional. Every time I use RDP on my iPhone, iPad, or home ...
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3answers
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Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
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How can I get xrdp working with multiple monitors?

I've seen these two resources: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1168264 https://github.com/asafge/xrdp_dualmon But it looks like #1 is out of date, and #2 has too many constraints (maximum ...
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1answer
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Windows-7 Pro Remote Desktop stopped going full screen

Was working perfect; remote desktop of laptop filled entire screen of workstation's 2nd monitor. But now it's just a scrolling window that fills only 2/3. Workstation: 2013 DELL OPTIPLEX 9010 ...
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2answers
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Getting RDP to honor width and height parameters?

I have checked this question but my situation is slightly different. I have a work computer with 2 monitors, each running at 1650x1050. I have a 3 monitor setup at home. Both systems run Windows ...
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1answer
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Remote sessions limited to two of many monitors?

I have 3 monitors attached to my local PC arranged in a triangle. My goal is to have the top monitor display local content, while displaying a remote session across the bottom two. I have gotten this ...
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1answer
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windows 7 screen edge wrong after remote desktop

This seems to happen after I remote desktop into my work computer. Work computer has 2 monitors, both 1280 x 1024, running Windows 7 Pro. Home computer also 2 monitors, 1680 x 1050, and 1024 x 768, ...
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1answer
355 views

Make RDP full screen on secondary or multiple monitors?

I want my RDP or remote desktop window to occupy the whole area of my secondary screen (which is bigger than primary). I tried everything in this microsoft doc and it does not work - ...
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1answer
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RDP with windows 8 client to windows 7 enterprise to only 2 of my 3 monitors

Title pretty much says it all. I have 3 monitors and I want to keep one out of the RDP scope so that I can have some local windows up. Is it possible to specify which monitors I want the RDP ...
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How to access second monitor from another machine remotely which has a single monitor?

I have 2 monitors at work (Win 7). I sometimes log into my pc remotely from a single-monitor 'demo' XP computer. In that case, the short cut keys (Windows key+ Shift+ Left/Right Arrows keys) are not ...
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4answers
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Remote desktop: Fullscreen is limited to the resolution of my primary monitor. How can I get a full screen rdp session on my second (bigger) screen?

I have 2 monitors, unfortunately one is smaller than the other. I want to use the 1920x1200 monitor for a fullscreen RDP session (this is where I do my main work). And I would like to use the ...
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2answers
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Dual Monitors - Running Win 8 at Home and Remote to Win 7

I am running windows 8 at home on my laptop and remoting into a machine in a closet that runs windows 7. the machine that i am remoting to is set up to run on one monitor. i would like to use a dual ...
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0answers
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How does hardware limit the maximum number and resolution of monitors usable via Remote Desktop?

I want to use Remote Desktop on Windows 7 with multiple monitors (as opposed to spanning), and I understand that both ends need to be running Windows 7 Ultimate or Enterprise editions. (Or, Windows ...
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1answer
705 views

“Use all my monitors for the remote session” RDP option is greyed out

I just installed RDP 7 client on an XP SP3 PC and I do now see the checkbox for using multiple monitors... but it is greyed out. What else do I need to do to make it selectable? Is it based on the ...
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1answer
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Maximizing after moving RDC window between different size monitors

My Win7 system has two monitors of different sizes. When I open a Remote Desktop Connection on one monitor set to use full screen, both the RDC window and the remote system's desktop fills the ...
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1answer
307 views

Remote connect to OS X from Windows - is there dual monitor support?

I have a computer running Windows 7 with two monitors connected to it. I would like to remote connect to a Mac Mini and use both monitors. Is this possible, or am I stuck with the KVM solution?
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1answer
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How do I lock my mouse within the Remote Desktop window with a dual monitor setup?

I have a dual monitor setup, 24" widescreen primary and 19" 4:3 secondary, turned vertically, on the right side. My workstation is Windows XP, and I am using Remote Desktop to get onto a Windows ...
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How do I keep my same 4-monitor setup when using Remote Desktop in Windows 7?

I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 7 Professional client machine to a Windows 7 Enterprise host machine. Both machines have identical quad-monitor setups. I want the Remote Desktop ...
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1answer
745 views

Upgrade Remote Desktop in Vista to support multiple monitors?

I am using Windows 7 and I was able to remote desktop into another Windows 7 machine and use multiple monitors. Is there a way to do the same when connecting to a Windows Vista machine? Is there ...
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1answer
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Can Remote Desktop connect only 2 monitors when the client has 3 or 4 monitors connected?

I have three monitors (all 1920x1200) connected to my desktop and I would like to RDP into another computer (running Windows Server 2003) and use only two of my three monitors. The main monitor is ...
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2answers
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Windows XP Remote Desktop Connection with multiple monitors

I know you can use mstsc /multimon to have multiple monitor support when connecting to a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 machine, but is there a way to have that support when connecting to a ...
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1answer
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RDP Connection span mode

My Work pc is Windows 7 Professional with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. My Home pc is XP Pro with 2 1280*1024 resolution monitors. I have a RDP connection with the 'span monitors:i:1' switch that ...
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3answers
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Mac, VNC and multiple monitors

I asked a similar question here before but apparently I wasn't as clear as I had expected by the responses. That said, I'll try again. I have a Mac Pro with quad monitors which I would like to ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop with dual monitors won't wake up

I run Windows 7 64bit with dual monitors at work. If i connect from home using remote desktop, the next morning i cannot wake up the monitors. The computer seems to be fine (i can connect again from ...
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2answers
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What's problem with multi monitor usage in rdc7?

I want to use dual monitors with remote desktop on windows 7 ultimate. Host machine is win server 2008 r2. I open the run window type mstsc /multimon and press enter, also "use all my monitors for the ...
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2answers
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How to get multimonitor remote desktop to work in win-server 2008 R2

I've tried to connect to my windows server 2008 R2 using Windows 7 and also I've checked the checkbox "use all monitors for the remote connection" (or what it was called), however it only shows up on ...
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1answer
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Dual Monitor with a Remote Desktop Connection

Reading this I understood that is possible to use two monitors with Remote Desktop with equal resolutions. In my case I have 2 monitors with different resolution. Could I however use two monitors with ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Multi Monitor Support

In my office I have an HP workstation with two dual port graphics cards in it. I then have three monitors connected to these 3x1280x1024) which is my general "at work" setting. At home I have an HP ...
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1answer
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true dual monitor rdp connection on windows 7

I am trying to RDP from a Windows 7 Professional dual monitor physical machine to a Windows 7 Professional VM hosted on esxi 4.0. I can get the spanning option to work to both monitors, but I have ...
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How do I open a remote desktop session on a secondary monitor?

How do I open a remote desktop session on a secondary monitor (in full-screen)? It always seems to want to open on the primary one and I cannot find a switch which lets me choose. Is there a known ...
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2answers
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Remote Desktop with multi-monitor support in XP?

In Windows 7 I get the following checkbox option in Remote Desktop options: Is there any way to update my Remote Desktop / Terminal Services on my XP (SP3) machine to the same version so I can have ...
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Visual Studio on laptop and desktop

I have this dilemma right now. I have been running Visual Studio on my desktop and on my laptop for about 2 years now. I keep changing settings or adding new add ons to one or the other then having to ...
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Extend Linux Desktop to another X Windows Display

I am a long time Linux user of the Xinerama and other technologies for extending a desktop to multiple monitors. However when I travel with my laptop I miss the multi-monitor support I enjoy at home. ...
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3answers
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software-based dual-monitor solution via LAN

Does anyone know of a software-solution which makes it possible to use a monitor attached to another (running) PC via LAN in the same way as a second monitor? My situation is this: I have a PC and a ...
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2answers
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Does Remote Desktop Connect on Mac Support Multiple Monitors

Does anyone know if Microsoft Remote Desktop Connect supports multiple monitors from a Mac to a Windows machine? On Windows you can use: This forum post says you can't but I'm not sure if there was ...
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3answers
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Usability Problems with RDP and Dual Monitors

When I RDP into a win2k3 machine with the dual mon settings, I've noticed that there are a couple of usability problems: 1) Dialog boxes are popped up right in the middle of both monitors making it ...
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Windows Remote Desktop - mstsc - options and switches

The settings for a Remote Desktop session can be saved in a *.rdp file. This file can be edited in your favourite text editor. The file contains a list of options, many of which can also be called ...
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How can you show the login prompt on both monitors when logging in with Windows 7?

I have a desktop machine with an ATI VGA/DVI AGP card driving two monitors. Everything is peachy until I connect to this machine via a remote desktop session. After a remote desktop session, I ...
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2answers
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Is there a remote desktop application which supports multiple monitors?

We mostly use Windows XP's "Remote Desktop Connection", but whenever we use it to connect to a computer with multiple monitors, even if the client computer has multiple monitors as well - the remote ...