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Touchscreen as a drawing canvas for photoshop

I am willing to buy a captive touchscreen monitor to use it as a drawing canvas. I have chosen this monitor from dell: http://www.dell.com/ed/business/p/dell-s2240t/pd It support 10 point touch and ...
3
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Why is my metro screen getting extended to half of the second screen?

When I extend my desktop to the second screen, it stays fine for a few minutes, but after a while, the first metro screen stretches all the way to half of the second screen. The search bar etc stops ...
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AMD Radeon 7900 series: setting up 3 monitors

I have an AMD Radeon 7900 series, which should support up to 6 screens. I'm having problems getting my third one working. Im running windows 8, and have installed all the latest AMD drivers. My ...
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1answer
29 views

Mirrored display isn't “full screen”

I plugged my laptop into my TV via HDMI, both displays are 1920x1080 and I have it set to Mirror my laptops display onto the TV. It does so, except I have a black border around the display on the TV, ...
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Shuffling windows in Windows 8 Portrait mode

I'm quite in love with the windows+arrows and windows+shift+arrows method for moving windows around. I've recently set up a new monitor in portrait mode though, and I'm wishing that I could push ...
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33 views

Windows 8.1 Laptop Connecting to a monitor that doesnt exist

I recently upgraded a windows 7 HP EliteBook 6930p laptop to Windows 8 and then to Windows 8.1. The display went funny so I figured the display driver had dropped off somewhere during the upgrades so ...
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21 views

Windows 8 Dual Screen Lock screen? [duplicate]

I've come to notice that when I lock my computer, with my second monitor turned on, even though I have a dual screen wallpaper, the lock screen only shows the background on one of the screens, and the ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Windows 8 taskbar on several monitors

I have windows 8 installed on system with several monitors. On all monitors I have task bar on the bottom. That is fine. But all icons are the same on all task bars. And if I click icon on the one of ...
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1answer
35 views

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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1answer
62 views

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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24 views

GeForce Experience ignores taskbar on secondary monitors in Windows 8

NVIDIA's GeForce Experience program in a Windows 8/8.1 environments will ignore the taskbars on secondary monitors and fullscreen over the top of them, similar to how Windows 7 and prior didn't have ...
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1answer
113 views

Use Surface Pro 3 as second or extended monitor instead using it as a computer?

Particularly how to use Surface Pro 3 as a 2nd monitor only. not as a surface pro itself. i.e. I have a laptop and use surface pro as a second monitor.
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57 views

Is there a way to stop Windows 8.1 from trapping my mouse cursor when moving between screens?

I just upgraded to Windows 8.1, and immediately I notice that unless I deliberately wind up and "slam" my mouse cursor against the edges of my screens, it gets stuck on the last pixel before crossing. ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Windows 8.1 Multiple Monitors - Prevent Applications from changing Monitors

I have 3 monitors hooked up to my computer. OK, technically one is a TV while the other two are monitors. I previously had Windows Vista for a long time and hated it, so I recently switched to Windows ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Windows 8 - Prevent Transparent Windows when Hovering

Say you have several windows open. Maybe like 4 different Internet Explorer pages with several tabs in each IE window. You know how the icons are grouped on the taskbar, like one icon for similar ...
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1answer
45 views

How do I use dual monitors for one image?

I have a dual monitor set up. But I can't figure out how to put one image across both of them. Like if I want to watch a youtube video, it will only display on one screen instead of stretching across ...
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0answers
27 views

Windows 8 Monitor System going nuts

I have a MicroDP port on my laptop and I use a MicroDP to DVI computer to use my monitor. Up to today, it worked just fine. However, it refuses to work anymore. The pictures attached are from BEFORE ...
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1answer
25 views

Windows 8 dual monitors sizing issue

I have a 3 display windows 8 system. Two are 24" monitors and one is a 27" monitor. The 27" monitor is in the middle and one of the 24" monitors is flipped portrait on the right. When I go to the ...
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2answers
47 views

Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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21 views

Surface 2 Pro Win 8.1 and two external monitrs

Went through similar questions already asked, but nothign to help, so here I go: We have four Surface Pro 2 and one Surface Pro tablet. I have HP port replicator pr3005 (USB 3 version) to set all ...
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0answers
36 views

Dialog boxes appear on wrong screen after standby

I have 2 monitors. The right one is my largest, primary monitor. I have a smaller, secondary monitor to the left. Normally, dialog boxes appear on the same monitor as the application that spawns them ...
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0answers
10 views

Does using extend use up additional resources when screen is off?

To elaborate, I have a second screen plugged in through HDMI for when I watch TV. If I have the screen off while still plugged in with my choice being Extend for multiple monitor mode, will that use ...
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99 views

Touchscreen calibration troubles in Windows 8.1 using Eyefinity

I'm using Radeon Eyefinity to make a single desktop display of 3 monitors side by side. Problem is, when setting up the touchscreen, windows 8.1 thinks that that's just one monitor, so when you set it ...
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0answers
50 views

Can I drive a tablet from an external touchscreen monitor?

I'd like to drive a tablet running windows 7 or 8 pro from an external touchscreen monitor. I know the tablet will accept a USB mouse input and will output HDMI to the monitor, so it should work, ...
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1answer
54 views

Change What Happens When I Close The Laptop Lid With Two External Monitors

I have two external displays attached to my laptop. I usually keep my lid closed as I only need two monitors. Sometimes, when I want to watch a video in the background I'll open the laptop and play ...
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0answers
232 views

Can't connect my windows 8.1 machine to an external display

I have a touch screen all in one desktop, running 8.1. I'm trying to connect my benq external display via dvi or hdmi cables. I've plugged the power cable into the external screen and connected it ...
0
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1answer
159 views

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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0answers
141 views

Random black screen (no freeze)

I use two monitors, 1 HDMI and 1 VGA. My computer randomly goes into a black screen on both monitors and I waited for it to happen again and checked the event log and this is what I found: ...
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1answer
81 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
73 views

Dual Monitors switch theme/wallpaper

I have recently purchased a new, secondary monitor for my laptop. I have set up my desktop wallpaper by placing 2 images side by side, so they spread across both screens. However, I often choose not ...
0
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1answer
214 views

How to automatically turn off the second monitor after a period of time?

I have two monitors on a Windows 8 machine, the main monitor for work and the second monitor for document reading/other things. Most time, my eye is watching the main monitor. I want to turn off the ...
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0answers
27 views

Is there a way to have the Windows 8 start screen displayed on both monitors? [duplicate]

I have 2 monitors, when I open the start screen it does only open on 1 monitor. Is there a way to have the start screen displayed on both monitors at the same time (like an extended start screen)?
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Windows 8 Mail on secondary monitor

How can i set the Windows 8 Mail application to start up on my secondary screen? I've installed 'Actual Monitors' for this purpose, but because i can't find an actual path to the application, 'Actual ...
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0answers
50 views

Shift key disabled using Windows 8 running in Virtualbox, with multiple monitors

I have windows 8 installed in VirtualBox - running on linux. I also have multiple monitors. When I extend my display over both monitors, my shift key stops working. I can still access capital ...
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2answers
377 views

Laptop screen turn blank after windows 8 boot logo

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron (N5110) laptop which had been previously running Windows 7 Ultimate. After the installation the laptop restarted, displaying the windows 8 logo ...
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1answer
90 views

Windows Image Preview on a Second Screen with a different Resolution

I have the following: Windows 8 Laptop (16:9 ratio display) Projector (4:3 ratio display) Projector Screen (4:3 ratio) A load of JPGs I am trying to show the JGPs as a slide show on the projector ...
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0answers
19 views

Snapping a window vertically makes it expand up both monitors

I have two 1920x1080 monitors arranged on top of each other. When I snap a window that is in the bottom monitor to the bottom edge of that monitor, it expands so the window takes all the way from ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Windows 8.1 Desktop background turns black upon closing personalization settings w/ external monitor

I'm having some trouble changing the desktop background for my external monitor on windows 8.1. For setting the background on just my laptop, I can right click the picture and hit 'set as desktop ...
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2answers
2k views

Multi-monitor support for Windows 8.1

I am running Windows 8.1 on a new Dell XPS laptop. I have attached a second screen via HDMI cable, and configured Windows to "extend the display". All of that is working fine. Now, I'd like to ...
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312 views

Turning off other monitors on lock screen in Windows 8.1

In Windows 7, when the PC got locked, the lock screen appeared on the primary monitor and all other monitors connected to the PC got turned off. (With "turning off", I don't mean turning off per se, ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Is it possible for a single process to take control of multiple sound systems in a multi-monitor setup?

Specifically in Windows (Windows 8 in my case), a multi-monitor setup using HDMI can have multiple sound systems (such as one per monitor), but they are independent of each other by default, and only ...
1
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1answer
41 views

How to make new windows appear on “main” display in Windows?

How to make new windows and dialog boxes appear on specific display in multidisplay configuration, when desktop is extended to multiple displays? Option "Make this your main display" does not help.
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1answer
51 views

Turning on secondary screen moves all windows to that screen

I have a two monitor setup. Monitor 1 is my primary monitor and the desktop is extended onto the second monitor. However whenever I turn on the second monitor, all of the windows from the primary ...
0
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2answers
68 views

monitor won't return to display main screen

I have a Pc (windows 8.1) and a laptop. My monitor is connected to both of them. I have set the monitor to show the laptop only instead of the PC (main). I worked for a while and then I have ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Unable to move my mouse to second screen Windows 8

I'm having a huge issue with Windows 8, although I had no problem with Windows 7. I have my second screen connected and extended, however when I move the mouse to the right it will NOT go to the ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Selectively duplicate windows on second monitor

I'm preparing for a live coding session where I will be giving a talk and programming in front of the audience. I would like the projector to only show my IDE (Visual Studio, emacs, ...), and my ...
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0answers
57 views

Calibrating Win8 touch with two touch screens in NVidia Mosaic mode

I have two touch screens that I have joined together into one display using NVidia Mosaic mode (in my case it is 3840x1080). I would like to use the two touch screens such that touch maps to the ...
5
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4answers
149 views

How can I arrange my running terminals or command prompts by “tile” in windows 8?

In Windows 7 you could just open the task manager, select multiple running applications, right click and select to tile them in a way like this: In windows 8, it seems you can't do so. Does anyone ...
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2answers
2k views

Laptop external monitor no longer being detected

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart 4-1215dx Ultrabook Laptop running Windows 8.1. All hardware is standard except I upgraded the 4GB of RAM to 8GB. Up until recently (2-3 days ago), I have had no issues ...
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1answer
897 views

How to tell Windows 8 to not “upscale” the display size?

My actual problem is that in a multiple monitor set-up, my second monitor is more than 4 years old, and its maximum (and optimal) display resolution is: 1680 x 1050. Windows 8 itself detects this size ...