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How to use a remote desktop app to extend display from Windows to iPad?

I have an iPad Pro, and I am looking to use it as a second monitor for my work computer which is Windows. Since this is a work computer, I am unable to download any third-party applications/drivers to ...
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Out of sight 2nd monitor TV in other room from my laptop. Should I use extended desktop or a virtual desktop? See description

My laptop is in the kitchen. My TV is in the living room. There's a wall between us. The laptop is also connected to the TV with an HDMI cable. This means that I cannot see the TV from where I am ...
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Windows 10 - accessing monitor A's content from only monitor B

I have a 4-monitor setup. Monitors #1,#2,#3 are in my office, and monitor #4 is in my bedroom. Monitor #1 is main. Monitors #2,#3,#4 are extended. My problems are: i) In either room, I am often unable ...
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Second & Third Monitor working fine in office until we present in conference room

When using my laptop (Dell) in the office with 2x extra monitors it works fine, I have to do some presentations in a conference room, as soon as I return to my office and plug into my docking station ...
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Windows 10 extend display both sides

I have one monitor connected to my laptop. I sometimes put my laptop one the left side and sometimes on the right. I think on Windows you can only have extended monitor on one side. But why can't the ...
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Windows on extended display moving to laptop screen when powered off

I attached a new monitor to my laptop and configured it to "Extend these displays". I can move applications from the laptop screen to new monitor, but when I turn off the monitor the ...
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Extended display resolution stuck at 800x600 when using an USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter

I have a Dell laptop that has USB 2.0 port and I have a monitor that supports HDMI/VGA/display ports full HD. I used a USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter (Nextech NA34) and it's working. But extended monitor ...
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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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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 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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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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