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Colors too bright on laptop monitor when extended

I have a laptop and an external monitor set as my primary, when I extend to my laptop monitor using "Windows + P" my laptop screen is a little too bright, but automatically fixes itself when ...
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Font size is enlarged in the extended monitor

I recently bought a HP-Spectre x 360 convertible with a maximum resolution of 3840x2160. I have a hp monitor with a resolution of 1920x1080. Currently, I have a problem with this resolution, where ...
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HP Elitebook screen sharing with HP Pavilion 23 All-in-One PC

Is there any way to use a HP Pavilion 23 All-In-One PC as an extended screen with my HP Elitebook laptop. The challenge here is that the HP Pavilion PC does not have any HDMI, VGA or Display port. But ...
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Extend Display to 4 monitors from desktop and 4 monitors from Laptop with some other details. Can it be Done?

I have a HP Envy desktop 750-514 PC (attaching pictures of the back, 4 USB SS, and 2 HDMI ports) I will have a work lap top ( 2 USB SS, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA) I own 2 HP 23 ES monitors (1 HDMI, 1 VGA in) I ...
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Dual monitor, different refresh rate and resolution

I had one monitor (AOC Q27G2U, 2560x1440, 27", 144Hz) and decided that I am greedy and want to use two. So I found one in closet shop (Acer V193w, 1440x900, 19", 75 Hz). Note that first is ...
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Can't navigate between many monitors in windows extended desktop

In the below extended desktop diagram, I can't get my mouse from monitor 3 -> 5 (or vice versa). If I drag monitors 3 and 5 close together, it fixes the issue, but causes another: I can't get my ...
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Dual monitor wallpaper issue

I have two identical Samsung monitors with resolutions set to 1920x1080. I am attempting to use a PC of 3840x1080 and span across the two. Unfortunately, regardless of the image I use I get the shear ...
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Play external-display audio content on external-display's speakers and vice versa

On Windows 10, how can I play sound from windows on an external display on that displays speakers, and have windows on the internal display play sounds through the laptop speakers? My case is a Motile ...
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Duplicate and extend 3 screens

I am trying to set my extended desktop. I am working with windows 10. I have three monitors and I want the main one (n°1) to show a powerpoint presentation with relator's notes, while the other two (n°...
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How do I get extended display on two Dell monitors from one Thunderbolt 2 port on my Macbook Air?

I have a Macbook Air (2014) with a single Thunderbolt (2?) port. I have just bought two Dell P2419H monitors and want to set them up in extended display mode. I cannot work out how to do this. Mirror ...
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Trying to setup a dual monitor system - should be easy but… it's becoming a nightmare

I have an HP Pavilion DT with 1 HDMI port, 2 x USB 3, 3 x USB 2 and a dvi port. Am trying to connect a main monitor (HDMI and DisplayPort, HP brand) and a second monitor (HDMI, DVI D and D-sub) to use ...
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How to connect 2 + 2 monitors to a Radeon RX 460

Starting Position: 1 Dell Workstation running Ubuntu 18.04 1 Sapphire Radeon RX 460 4 LG 24" 24MB65PY-B WUXGA monitors (that is my limit, no need for higher res) The RX 460 has three outputs: DVI ...
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How to extend linux display(Ubuntu 19) onto a windows 32 bit

I was considering to use my old laptop as a second monitor. Although, I have been able to do this on windows using spacedesk but did not find any alternative for it on Linux. I currently have windows ...
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Duplicating the second monitor of an extended desktop

I have an iPad with duet display, which makes my pc treat the iPad like a second monitor while connected via USB. I also have access to a monitor that connects with VGA, and I would like to know if ...
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Windows 10 separate windows to separate desktops when disconnecting from extended dual monitor

I have a laptop running Windows 10 Pro. I use this laptop for mobile computing and as a desktop. As a desktop, it's connected to an external monitor, mouse, and keyboard. I unplug the laptop from the ...
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Forbid mouse pointer to go to second monitor windows 10 while in extend mode? [duplicate]

I am using windows 10 extend mode for my second monitor. I am using full screen browser mode on my primary monitor to play a game and have dragged a video to my second monitor. After I have dragged ...
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Extended Display behaving strangely after installing Windows 10 update 1809

I have two monitors as extended display on a Windows 10 pro. At random time, suddenly one Monitor - Monitor A ( but could be either one) - became like a black hole. Below are specific behaviors. I ...
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Upper left corner Mozilla darkened on extended display, Windows 8.1

I have this: Dell XPS 13, running Windows 8.1 & Classic Shell, with an extended display to an HP 22 uh monitor. Mozilla Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (64-bit) gets a darkened rectangle in the upper ...
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Extend display to second laptop

If I have two laptops, can I extend my display from the first one to the second one? Kindly note that I do not have a monitor, and both the laptops are equipped with HDMI out ports. Is there any way ...
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HDMI Monitor 1600x900, VGA monitor 1366x768 - VGA 1600x900 doesn't look right

I have two Radeon 7700 video cards. I have an HDMI cord plugged into one video card, and a VGA plugged into the same card which gives me extended display dual monitors. Apparently I can't do two ...
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Monitor Acer KG271: keeps disconnecting watching Netflix

I recently bought a new Acer KG271 monitor (it's a pretty new item, on the market since the first half of 2017 - full specs here). I connected it with the HDMI cable provided in the box and ...
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User Tablet as Touch Monitor For Windows 10

How can i extend my desktop (extended monitors without actual monitors) onto a couple of tablets in order to use them as Touch Screens. (Example a program with buttons onscreen) Ive tried the ...
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Laptop scratching noise when background visible (not HDD)

I have a really weird problem but can't find any info or someone with the same problem on the internet. A few days ago my laptop started making a weird clicking/scratching noise near my cpu. I have ...
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Self added secondary screen / extended desktop off-screen

One morning I turn on the PC but there was no video signal coming out from my pc. I reboot my pc and again I could see my desktop: Aero Peek Win7's theme has been set with no transparency (I didn't do ...
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Not able to extend screen on Windows 10

I just bought a LG Flatron W2043C monitor. When I try to extend the screen with my laptop Lenovo z50-70 (i5 8 GB RAM), it does not work; but duplicating the screen works. I don’t know why this problem ...
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Partition create on kali linux

I can't unsized any partition I have many free space but Not working setting option in this images Please suggest me.
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How to use miracast as an extended desktop on Linux?

I have a webos tv that support both Intel Wireless Display and miracast. I want the tv screen to extend my desktop monitor like with xinerama : that is, I don’t want the tv to mirror the image of my ...
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How to extend display of my laptop to TV

I have a HP Pavilion g6-2265sx Notebook PC running Windows 10 Enterprise x64 having 1 HDMI 1.4 out port and Intel HD Graphics 4000 with the latest drivers. I have a Samsung HDTV Model : UA46ES7500R ...
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Way to vertically extend windows on one half of split screen onto other half

I have a wide TV as a monitor and am looking for a way to divide the screen then extend the windows of applications on one half of the screen onto the second half of the screen. In other words, turn ...
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Extended displays with wrong proportions

Q: I have two monitors with different scaling on the same window. Any ideas on how to fix this issue? I also have a minor issue with new windows or browser windows opening half off screen and I think ...
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Extend two monitors not working

Before everything. I had googled a lot and none of the solutions solved my problem. I had two monitor connected to a graphic card. One of them using VGA cable and another by DVI cable. My graphic card ...
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How do I extend a PC to a Microsoft Surface?

I have a HTPC running Windows 10 and I have a Microsoft Surface also running Windows 10. I would like to use the Surface to control my HTPC. How do I extend my HTPC to my Surface or mirror the HTPC ...
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Windows 10 Extended Displays adjusting when I open applications

Whenever I open a new window, both my displays momentarily shrink a little and then size back. So both monitors kinda reduce in size so there is a big black border, then after 1/2 a second they ...
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Laptop resolution gets slightly altered when extending desktop upwards

I have a laptop with a resolution of 1336x786 and running Windows 7 64bit. Recently I extended my desktop with a 22" monitor (1680x1050) through HDMI-DVI. The extra monitor is physically placed above ...
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How to show content of one monitor inside window on extended desktop?

I have connected 3 monitors to my computer. Third one is big TV I can't see while at keyboard. But I would like to run some video and presentations on it, controlling them at keyboard. How to do ...
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Can Windows 10 desktop be extended onto iOS and Android?

On Windows 7, I used ZoneScreen to extend my windows desktop from my desktop PC onto my laptop and Air Display to extend my desktop on my iPad and Android phone. It worked great! 4 displays made for a ...
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Daisy chain 2 external monitors on laptop without DisplayPort [closed]

I have: 2 Dell U2414H Monitors 1 DP in 1 mini DP in 1 DP out 2 HDMI A laptop with (No DisplayPort) i7-4710MQ processor 16GB DDR3 (2x8) GT 840M - 2.0GB DDR3 1 HDMI port 2 x USB 3.0 PORTS & 1 x ...
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Laptop extended monitor second desktop only not working

OS - Windows 10 64bits Laptop - Dell LCD monitor - Samsung Cables - HDMI to VGA adapter second desktop only not working - Both Lcd monitor and laptop black, sound no problem and lcd monitor led light ...
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Use Miracast (or other wireless display tech) to extend screens to Multiple Wireless Displays

Is it possible to use a Surface Pro 3 (or other tablet/laptop/netbook/desktop) and two Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (or other similar devices) to extend a Windows 8.1 desktop (or other OS) so it ...
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Second monitor not working through Hdmi over Cat6 extender

Im trying to connect to my second monitor to my PC using a hdmi to Cat6 extender. The solution consists of a transmitter and receiver unit, which are connected together with a Cat6 cable. Each end is ...
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Is it safe to use a dummy hdmi plug?

I want to connect a "dummy hdmi plug" to my graphics card to enable a extended screen and show the contents of the extended screen on my tablet (over vnc), can I damage my graphics card if I use one ...
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How to use extended monitor with different image on each monitor

How can I use extended monitor set of two HP- EM869A [has Two connectors: one 15-pin mini D-sub analog VGA and one DVI-D (VGA analog or digital)] with my Gateway DX4840-37. I have one vga and one HDMI ...
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How can I set up my Laptop as an extended second screen for my PC? [duplicate]

I do general programming support and operate with a screensharing software "GoTo Meeting". It'd really help my situation if I could have 2 monitors connected to my workstation (since all my work is ...
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Use old laptop as additional screen with Windows 8 [duplicate]

In the past, I've used Maxivista to use a laptop's screen as an additional monitor for my primary computer. It works great, and I'm quite pleased with it. However, I've now upgraded to Windows 8, and ...
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Cannot extend desktop onto second monitor all of the sudden

I have a Dell XPS 8300 on Windows 7 with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphic card. I also have two Dell St2420L monitors. This computer is almost always on and of course when not in use an screen saver ...
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Dual monitors - primary monitor rotates 90 degrees counterclockwise (I DON'T WANT IT TO), secondary does not

Well, you can pretty much read the problem in the title. I have a laptop and a monitor, and when I want to use them in the extended mode, the laptop screen decides to rotate to a portrait orientation, ...
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Windows 8.1 extending displays

I have an old Inspiron 6400. I want to be able to extend/duplicate my display over to another monitor, but am unable to do so. I can use either of the monitors when I activate CRT/LCD switch on the ...
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Is it possible to use 2 laptop screens as a one in windows 8 on ultra book of dell

I want to use only one laptop and only the screen of the other laptop to extend the desktop. Is it possible to merge or extend screen? I am a professional sound producer so its convenient to have ...
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Desktop extends past TV screen

MONITOR & TV HELP PLEASE: I am trying to connect my tv as a second viewing screen (extended display). The trouble is the display extends past the tv. Which settings do I need to use? Does it have ...
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Windows 8.1 extended desktop background after login

I have updated Win 8 to 8.1. I have set desktop background to show in metro UI (start screen). I have extended desktop and on the second monitor after login I have only blue screen After going to ...