0

I recently picked up a Lenovo Flex 5 laptop, which runs Windows 10. I love having multiple monitors, so I also got a Kensington Universal USB3.0 dual display docking station for when I'm seated at my desk.

It works well, but there's one major hiccup: every time I cycle power or disconnect/reconnect the docking station, the system "forgets" all my monitor settings, so I have to go back into the display settings and twiddle everything all over again. It's a nuisance, and I'm surprised I have to deal with it.

Is there a good way to get Windows to remember how I have the monitors set up when it's connected to the docking station? The research I've done so far suggests Windows 10 does a surprisingly poor job of this on its own; if I can't do this with just what I already have, can anybody recommend any good third-party tools that will handle this task and otherwise stay out of my way?

0

There's no such feature in Windows itself (afaik). However, some 3rd party tools exist. One I like is WS Display Settings (https://wizardsoft.nl/products/wsdisplaysettings) which in itself is a command line tool, but since a month or so also comes with an easy systray menu. Free for personal usage.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.