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There isn't an option to use 2 out of 3 monitors I'm afraid. The only option is to use all the monitors (set UseAllMonitors to True) or just use one monitor (set UseAllMonitors to False, which is the default). Note, the UseAllMonitors option only take effect when you are in full screen mode. @vembutech the DisplayDevice option is only in the VNC Server not ...


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First of all, it's hard to give a clean-cut answer when we don't know what outputs your laptop has, and what inputs your monitors have. If your laptop has a DisplayPort 1.2 output, you can daisy-chain two monitors through it. So yes, it's possible. Your graphics card surely has the muscles to run two full-HD monitors, provided your laptop can provide output ...


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For low PPI monitors like your 1080p Asus, you can set up scaling. Right click on the desktop, Personalize, Display and move the Change the size of all items slider all the way left (to "Smaller"). After this is done you need just to sign out and sign in back.


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Some keys are managed by BIOS but others must be managed by the OS. It should not be surprising if they work in BIOS, because the BIOS is made for the specific hardware. There are many threads out there with people trying to get brightness controls, suspend/hibernate, volume, and other functions to work correctly. Something like Ubuntu is more likely to work ...


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The below procedure worked for me on windows7: 1)Open "run" prompt 2)type "mstsc.exe" 3)click on "Options" option in the bottom-left corner of the "Remote Desktop Connection" popup 4)click on "Display" tab 5)Change "Display Configuration" to "Full Screen" by dragging the slider to extreme right.


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The combination to project to a second screen (Fn + something) is not OS specific. It depends on the make and model, for example the combination for my Acer laptop is Fn + F5, while some HP models use Fn + F4; hence it cannot be OS specific. Another proof is that the combination works even in BIOS ("pre-OS"). So you'll be able to see the installation ...


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Screen savers only activate when the keyboard has been idle for a specified period. Rather than the screensaver, why not set Monitor 2 so that it rotates its wallpaper at set intervals?


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It says in this FAQ Q: What graphics cards support NVIDIA G-SYNC technology? A: Any GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST or higher GeForce GTX graphics card with a DisplayPort output is required. Keep in mind that you another requirement is Windiws 7, 8 or 8.1 The second screen will work through DVI but of course without G-SYNC since it is only available through ...


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Since asking this question I have discovered the USB3 pluggable, which can do this well. There is a good video on this here.


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For a while you are able to list all DP 1.2 MST capable devices on displayport.org. Just select the DP Displays Multi-Stream option.


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I was still having problems getting metro apps to the second screen after reading this post. When I checked the display resolution of my second screen I realised I was not using the "recommended" settings at 1024x768 but a "higher" resolution at 1280x720. Once I switched my second monitor to the recommended resolution the metro apps would then correctly ...


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you could always create a script that switches to extended desktop mode then run that script on login through task scheduler. You could use powershell ...something like this.. $screen = @' cmd.exe /c displayswitch.exe /extend '@ invoke-expression -command:$screen exit save it in a directory e.g. c:\temp\screen.ps1 make sure your ...


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Are you sure your gpu supports more than 2 displays at a time?? The support for more than 2 gpu at a time was added recently. Like for Nvidia cards, it was added for Kepler and above. You may need to check that for your amd card. Also, if you are trying to apply though catalyst center,it could be a bug. Try setting from mscpl (screen resolution pane) ...


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Note: Windows 8.1, contrary to Microsoft's claims, does not truly support running multiple DPI's on separate monitors. I have a laptop with windows 8.1 and 3840x2160 16" screen. In order for dialog boxes, windows etc. to be a usable size it must run at 200% scale (comparable real estate to a typical 16" 1080p display but with UI elements, text, and photos ...


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the problem is caused by a settings on Host (if it's Win 8.1). It is caused by DPI Scaling. One of the possibile workaround can be: On the Host, find the vmware.exe executable, right click, properties, compatibility, under Settings check "Disable display scaling on High DPI settings". Close and re-open vmware workstaion. Regards.


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Open two separate VMware Workstation applications, put one on the first monitor and the second on the other monitor.


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There is no fix for this. Someone has decided that this is what you want, so this is what you get. The behaviour is baked into Windows and you cannot override it. A real deal-breaker for multi-monitor users, this one... you can stick with DVI if you don't need 4K 60fps, I suppose. That's what I do.


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A docking station is available for your Dell Inspiron 14z. The cost is $99 as of Dec 2014. Since your son wants two external monitors with the laptop lid closed, you will need a docking station. The laptop can only accommodate one external display via HDMI. To utilize two external monitor, you need the docking station. It is going to be a little messy since ...


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You can get a HDMI splitter, but to my understanding both monitors will only be the main monitor. So no extension just 2 monitors mirroring each other. update: You would then need a mobile workstation in order to use a docking station. With the docking station you are able to close your laptop and add multiple screens to it.


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The GT610 will drive two monitors simultaneously with little to no configuration. Connect a monitor to each of the VGA and DVI ports and they should both work. You may need to go to the Windows Control Panel, open the "Display" module and "Detect" your monitors and it should work. To attach a VGA monitor to the DVI port you can get an adapter at Radio ...


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I believe this is the type of thing you're looking for. It allows you to connect a single box to a display or projector, and then extend or clone a display from any computer on the connected network. http://ca.startech.com/AV/Extenders/HDMI/HDMI-over-IP-Extender-with-Audio~IPUSB2HD2


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Quite likely too late to help, but you can try WIN key + P to cycle between Windows monitor configurations. Alternatively, UltraMon at http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/ or the free (open source) alternatives http://dualmonitortool.sourceforge.net/ might be useful. You can also change the scaling level in Windows, up to 200% if you hit "Custom": ...


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Your description is slightly unclear. I will assume you mean the TV feels "laggy" while the main monitor does not. This would not be describable as "input" lag since your main monitor feels fine. The mouse does not care where it is on the screen and there would be no change in input response that would be dependent on the location of the pointer. This ...


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Many NVidia and ATI/AMD graphics cards support this natively. NVidia's feature is called NVidia Surround and ATI/AMD's is called AMD Eyefinity. NVidia has a guide on how to set up Surround here. AMD has a guide on how to set up Eyefinity here. Both of these essentially present a single frame buffer to the operating system, so the OS thinks that there is ...


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I have the same issue on my system; two monitors connected to Vga and a third connected to DVI. Most times at startup I only get two monitors coming alive. By right clicking on the desktop and selecting 'Screen Resolution' and then clicking on 'Detect' I usually get the third monitor to come alive (may have to click on detect two or three times!). Its not ...


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I've seen cases where plugging in a new monitor shifts the primary monitor. That could be what is going on. This is reset by going to the Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Personalization > Display Settings > Monitor tab "I can plug either monitor into the primary video port and it will work" Did you try ⊞ Win + P to either extend or ...


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As far as I'm aware, this is a bug/limitation in Windows. I also just tested this scenario in the Windows 10 technical preview and it seems that the taskbar issue has been fixed. (Desktop icons are still huge.)


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No, there is no way of doing that on Windows 7 -- display scaling method is global for all monitors. However, Windows 8 does exactly what you want -- you can choose different scaling methods separately for different monitors. It also has a tool to scale different parts of interface independently (e.g. making only the text bigger but not the icons, etc.). ...


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Hi Richard did you use a mouse ? Maybe there are two advertised in your hardware manager. Not sure if this will fix your problem but it's worth a shot.


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not as far as I know, it's global. Alternative would be to change the resolution on the laptop screen.


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I know that you're asking for a software solution but anyway here's what I've found: http://www.datapath.co.uk/products/multi-display-products/datapath-x4 The Datapath x4 is a stand alone display wall controller that accepts a standard single or dual-link DVI input and can flexibly display this across four output monitors. Each output can be driven ...


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Workaround: Try to enable pointer shadow (apply settings), and then disable it (apply settings). The mouse pointer should be fixed.


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I believe the answer you are looking for is the graphic card 'Video Memory' specification. In graphic cards, it all comes down to a few specs to let you know how good will the card perform. Core clock - measured in MHz (ie.: 742MHz) **Video Memory** - in MB/GB (ie.: 1280MB or 1GB) Memory interface - usually in bits (ie.: 320-bit) Memory clock - in MHz too ...


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The first thing I'd do is re-seat my card and power molex cable. If that's a no-go, I'd try my DVI==>HDMI alone in the other DVI port. If no-go, if you have a known good cable try it. This card also has an HDMI port too, yes? Should be able to scounge an HDMI cable to try.


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I would have said VLC Media Player as well but perhaps Wall might work better for you. Tools > Video Effects > Geometry > Wall (then rows and columns). Basically it will slice your video up into pieces, each of which you can maximise to a given screen. Great for big displays, kiosks, retail environments etc. Need monitors with limited bevels tho otherwise ...


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I am on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, with Windows 8.1 and I had the same problem, and the below fix worked for me. To Fix the bug, Go to Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display Check the checkbox that says Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays Restart or Logout and log back in Taskbar should automatically appear on both monitors (if ...


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VLC Media Player supports this feature. Tools > Preferences > Show settings: All > Video > Filters > enable Panoramix. Then open the Filters tree, go to Panoramix, and choose the settings you want (e.g. 3 columns, 1 row). Keep in mind, your video would have to be an extremely wide aspect ratio (e.g. 3840x720). Even an anamorphic widescreen movie wouldn't ...


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There's no way currently to set different scalings manually. You can set the "for all my displays" or have Windows choose the scaling based on what you set in the slider and the monitor resolution.


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This "utility" was switching my screens when I hit the hot keys, whether or not I was also holding down CTRL or ALT or SHIFT. I couldn't find any way to directly uninstall it, but located the file responsible in this directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\DesktopUtil I changed the name of the DesktopUtil folder to _old_DesktopUtil and now Super ...


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Another option is the Nirsoft Multi Monitor tool: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/multi_monitor_tool.html You could create two batch files - one to disable display X, the other to enable. For example: MultiMonitorTool.exe /disable 5 and MultiMonitorTool.exe /enable 5 To find the display numbers open up MultiMonitorTool.exe, right click on the display, and ...



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