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How do I share two monitors, one mouse, and one keyboard between one Mac and two PCs?

I have the following machines that I would like to share two monitors: A Macbook Pro with two thunderbolt display ports A Windows PC for work with one HDMI and one VGA port A Windows gaming PC with ...
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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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Encrypted files between OSX and Windows 10 [closed]

I need to securely encrypt a file on MacOS X but I'll need to be able to open the file on another OS, such as Windows 10. I'd like to be able to use an easily shared key such as a passphrase. How do ...
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Optimal utilisation of 2 workstation part 01

I have a situation which I seek some recommendation. Currently I have 2 workstation, each set up separate with windows 10 pro as OS. RDP was setup and we also use AnyDesk or teamviewer to do rdp over ...
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Connect 2 computers to 1 printer

What the title says. So what i have: 1 modem 1 router (Linksys E1200) 1 printer (hp deskjet ink advantage 3835) 1 (A)PC with windows xp on it (don't ask why) 1 (B)PC with windows 10 How these parts ...
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Switch between many computers on a projector

I want to project the display from one computer of a set of 4-10 and be able to switch between which is showing the screen on the projector quickly (seconds). I've been looking at HDMI-switches which ...
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How do I add an account to a domain?

I am in at a business with multiple computers and a domain that organizes everything. I am trying to add a new account to the domain using the SYSTEM account that is pre logged into the computer using ...
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How to see multiple student screens without being on a network or having a server

I teach in a computer based classroom, where students are very skilled at getting around the filter and going places on the Internet that they shouldn't be. I would like to have the capability of ...
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How to disable 'monitor connection' detection by windows 10?

Configuration I have my desktop connected to two monitors, of which one is the primary monitor (best quality). I have a server as well, and its video output is connected to the alternate input of my ...
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8 computers and 2 big monitors. Easy way to use and / or change screen source?

In our office we have circa 8 computers and two big screens. Pretty frequently we need to change PC source to different one. For example we start with PC 1 - TV 1 and PC 4 - TV 2. If we want to change ...
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Switching between Gaming Desktop and Office Laptop

The situation: Currently I'm running Windows 10 on my Desktop with Logitech G910 Logitech G700s Logitech G930 2x BenQ RL2455HM At the same time I'm working with Ubuntu 16.04 using my HP EliteBook ...
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Will this enable two or three PCs to connect to the same USB peripherals?

I am thinking that if I get a 12- or 16- port USB hub, I can connect two or three different PCs via USB to the hub, then connect out from the hub to three or four USB peripherals and each PC will be ...
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Connecting multiple computers and monitors to 1 mouse & keyboard? [duplicate]

What is the best way to connect multiple computers (say 4 or 5) to multiple monitors (same number) but only using 1 mouse and 1 keyboard?
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I have a two routers, and the one is static and has 3 PCs connected to it also I have DHCP server

Scenario: Router2 is static I wanna ask what is the supposedly IP address, default gateway, DNS1, and sub of PC1 to PC3.
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Use Multiple Display Dock with 2 laptops

Scenario: USB 3.0 Docking station with multiple displays (3). Is it possible to us a USB hub (with switched ports) and connect 2 laptops, so that depending on which one is switched on it will send ...
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Consolidate multiple computer hard drives to a single computer

I have no less than 6 old desktop computers from different family members in our house. According to these family members, they all have various degrees of 'important' information on them, and most ...
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Exchange email not sync across computer - one email address on multiple PCs

We have a small office that uses one Exchange email address running off Office 365. Some of the users have Outlook 2013 and some have Outlook 2016. We all have Windows 10. Our Outlook is not syncing ...
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Can I use a boot hard drive with different computers?

I am wanting to use a hard drive that is a boot drive with multiple computers. The computers would boot to this hard drive and both computers are different in every way. Is it possible to do this by ...
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Sharing RAM with an iPhone/smartphone?

Forgive me ahead of time if this question sounds dumb. Is there anyway that an iPhone or any smartphone in general could borrow/share the memory from a PC (or any of it's other similar resources). I ...
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Pair Programming on multiple computers

At work, we are trying to set up pair programming stations. For this, we need to have both programmers working from different monitors (with their own keyboard and mouse) on the same file. Are there ...
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Control 2 computers each with 2 monitors with 1 Keyboard/Mouse?

I have 2 Physical machines , sitting next to each other, each one has 2 monitors , and all the monitors are arranged arranged like this from left to right : Monitor 1,2, belong to Machine 1, monitor 3,...
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Sync user folders between computers

Is there a way I can sync the entire user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos etc.) between 2 computers? I don't want to use Dropbox (or any similar single folder syncing service) as I have a ...
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2nd internal HDD causes Win XP to Freeze

We've got two PCs with different motherboards, graphic cards, HDDs, etc. PC1: HDD1: Maxtor - SATA - 240 GB - Win XP - Partition Drives C,D,E PC2: HDD2: Samsung - SATA - 500 GB - Win 7 - Partition ...
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Share sound system for multiple PC [closed]

i have laptop and tablet, both with windows 8.1, no RT. I use synergy http://synergy-project.org/ to use one keyboard and mouse. I need also share reproductors. Is there similiar app for share audio?
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How to assign USB devices and monitors to a virtual machine like a thin client?

Using Windows 8.1 pro I am trying to set up my PC as a server that can run as different PCs (whether virtual or with thin clients) in different rooms in my house. I don't know how to configure this in ...
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My IP Address is Wrong?

I have 2 computers, and I checked the IP address on each computer, by going to this site. On both computers, the IP address is the same?! Isn't each computer supposed to have a unique ip address? ...
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Install multiple Linux from network

For example if I have 4 computers and I want to install Linux to all these, what is the fastest way to install multiple computers at the same time and how ? For example our school has computer classes ...
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Multiple Acitve LANs

I am running Windows 7 on multiple computers. Each computer has its own internet connection on one LAN (Wireless) and a wired LAN connection which hosts a shared printer. Assuming I turn DHCP ...
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Docking station and personal desktop questions

Here's my set up: I have my work laptop connected to a docking station. The docking station is connected to 2 monitors so while I'm working I've got the extra screen space(extended desktop). My ...
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Networking Multiple PCs and using all their processing power for one program [closed]

I would like to use a set of networked computers to work out some processes which would normally take long to do on one. I figured that it might be done faster with networked PCs. These PCs are all ...
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Cascading KVM switches

I have a not-so-small number of computers (say, 5) which I want to access with a single keyboard, USB and monitor. I can get an 8-port KVM switch, which is a pretty expensive piece of hardware; ...
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Website works on one computer but not another - same browsers on both comps

I am on a Mac and am trying to access a website (I do not own this website) but I keep getting the error "no data received" - I tried loading the site in Chrome, Safari and Firefox but none of them ...
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have this ...
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quick way to adduser and userdel in multiple machines

Currently I just go to each of our servers to type adduser <username> --firstuid 1101 --gid 1001 --disabled-password to add a user. Is there a quicker way to do so on all servers at the ...
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Creating multiple persistant sessions of Firefox available on multiple machines

Is it possible to have multiple machines running Firefox (possibly connected by sync) that can resume certain stored sessions of browsing tabs, that can be created/update on one machine, then simply ...
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2 CPU and 2 monitor, how to setup so that each CPU uses both monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switching between multi-computer and multi-screen hardware setup I have two towers and 2 monitors, both are separate systems with keyboards and mouses. At times I need dual ...
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Wired gigabit network to wireless G

I am considering setting up a wired network for part of my house, but because of the layout of my house, I am unable to connect the wired part directly to the wireless router/cable modem. I'd love to ...
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Multiple usable computers with only one CPU

A long long time ago, I saw there was a software for ubuntu that would let users attach two keyboards, two mice, two screens and then associate the hardware with the software. Then it would let people ...
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How can I sign out of Skype from everywhere logged in to my account?

When using Skype, we can log in to the same account from multiple PCs. Currently I have one PC logged into Skype with my account. The problem is that it was a laptop of my relatives and I cannot ...
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Using multiple PCs with Windows effectively?

I read an article on using multiple PCs with Ubuntu recently: 5 ways to make using multiple computers and devices more efficient with Ubuntu And was wondering if there's anything like that in Windows....
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How do I configure multiple guests in a virtual network

I am using VMWare Workstation 7 and I have 2 guest OS's installed, Windows Server 2003 configured as an Active Directory Domain Controller with RAS (NAT), DNS and DHCP installed. The first guest has ...
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Itunes library on multiple computers

We have our Itunes library stored on our Macbook. My son has an ipod classic that he has uploaded with a good amount of music from our library. He is going away to college and wants the ability to ...
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Switching between multi-computer and multi-screen hardware setup

I have three computers and three screens wherein I would like to be able to switch between the following setups: put one computer across all three screens give each computer a screen give one ...
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How can I control two computers with the same keyboard and mouse?

How can I control two computers (with seperate monitors) with the same keyboard and mouse? Is there a software solution to this? Can the computers be running different OSs?