I have a laptop mounted to a dock. When I try to use 2 monitors using dualview everything works fine I get my image across 2 monitors, but when I connect the third one I can't use it although its recognized.

Here's what I'd like to do, I'd like to get dual view from my laptop across two monitors, and I have a remote machine connecting to it via remote desktop. I'd like to have that displayed on the third monitor. Is that possible? or some other combination?

Question update :

Laptop is Dell latitude E6410

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    It would help if you posted hardware specs of laptop and dock. Most likely it's not possible but can't tell for sure without specs. – ngen Jan 31 '11 at 18:13
  • @ngen I updated my question – c0mrade Feb 1 '11 at 8:49

I have had no issues using three monitors on XP. I have a HP laptop connected to a docking station with a monitor connected. The third monitor is connected via usb. I remote into another machine via a citrix or VNC and just put that desktop on whichever monitor I want.

  • I can detect them but I can choose only either 2 of them but not all three of them. Unlike you , I have plugged all cables into dock – c0mrade Feb 1 '11 at 8:50
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    @c0mrade, the laptop's GPU can only drive two monitors. – Mircea Chirea Feb 1 '11 at 9:08
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    @c0mrade I don't think there is a way to do that, I have three ports on my laptop one VGA, DVI, and S-Video, plus the laptop screen. I can only have 2 different displays up at the same time. If I have 3 two of them are mirrored. You need a USB video card to make what you want work. – Move More Comments Link To Top Feb 2 '11 at 4:51

the graphics card in your laptop will not support 3 monitors. I know this as I have the same laptop with the same problem. You will need a hardware improvement to make 3 monitors work. There are a variety of USB to VGA/DVI external video cards I would look into.

Good luck!

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