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Questions tagged [multiple-monitors]

For questions about connecting multiple monitors to a single computer either desktop or laptop.

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Windows 10 windows being shuffled around after locking computer

I recently upgraded monitors to new Dell Ultrasharp monitors from some older Dell monitors. I have 6 monitors, and two Nvidia GPUs to drive them all, and the old monitors all had DVI connections. ...
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Can I use a USB-C laptop dock with a USB-A to USB-C connector on a laptop that DOES NOT support USB-C docks

This is a frustrating one for me. I have an acer SF314-52 and I absolutely love it. One thing is really grinding my gears however; It's the USB-C port. Specifically, it's compatibility with USB-C ...
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Dual screen set up to Nvidia GeForce GT 740 graphics card

My office PC had an Nvidia GeForce 210 graphics card with a DVI-I output (along with a VGA output) and I had my dual screen set up like: Monitor 1 - VGA to VGA Monitor 2 - VGA to DVI-I -> VGA adaptor ...
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After using PowerPoint my monitors are no longer recognized

My normal setup is a laptop + laptop monitor, and 2 external screens connected via a onelink lenovo adaptor (a small docking station). After using my computer in a meeting room with a projector I ...
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iMac external monitors keep changing order

Occasionally after rebooting my iMac my two external monitors switch positions. This is quite frustrating as many of the apps I use are forced to open on particular windows and, adding to frustration, ...
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ASUS monitor continually blinks blue 'no signal' when windows turns screen off

This annoyance has been happening since I bought the monitor 8 months ago and any research has not turned up this specific problem. The model of my ASUS monitor specifically is the PB258Q and is ...
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Error changing Nvidia Settings permanently

i have a vertical monitor and therefore rotated it 90* by nvidia-settings. Unfortunately i can't safe to X Configuration file because i get the following error: Package xorg-server was not found in ...
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Can't connect MacBook pro to BenQ GW2765 monitor

I have just got a MacBook Pro and am trying to connect it to my BenQ GW2765 monitor via this USB-C to DisplayPort cable. Neither the Mac nor the monitor see each other. I'd be very grateful for any ...
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Both of my displays randomly loose digital DVI signal and black screens

I have 2 10 years old(ish) display that are being used by an gtx 1060 graphics card. After a random period of time (I made sure it's not sleep) both displays looses DVI signal and goes into black ...
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Open Stereoscopic Player Full screen in second monitor [migrated]

I'm trying to create a WinForm application with C# programming language that opens a media file in Stereoscopic Player while clicking a button after choosing a file path through an openFileDialog ...
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Opened Windows Shift to Primary Display,Whenever LCD is truned off

I am Using LCD with my Laptop, When LCD gets off, all windows on the LCD shift to laptop screen automatically. So I have to rearrange. I am using HDMI cable, as I don't have VGA port in my Machine.By ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 don't cooperate with 2 additional monitors

My Dell XT3 (256 SSD, i5-2520m, 8GB DDR3) doesn't cooperate with 2 additional monitors - TV Sharp (on HDMI) + some old AOC monitor (on VGA). He cooperate with both of that devices separately, but if ...
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Windows Multiple Touch Screens - Touch on Wrong Monitor

I've got a PC with 7 touch screens connected to it. I use the 'Setup' in 'Tablet PC Settings' to link touch to the screens. What we have found is that after a number of reboots, we will begin to see ...
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How to show one window for one monitor for all desktops?

I have two monitors for Windows 10 and multiple virtual desktops. How can I configure Windows to keep windows with "Process explorer" on the second monitor regardless of the opened virtual monitor? E....
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Three monitors without external GPUs

Is it possible to connect three monitors using only the motherboard and get distinct output? The motherboard is MSI Pro Carbon Z270 and it has one HDMI and one DVI ports. I cannot use external GPUs ...
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UltraVNC acts as second screen

Whenever connect to a remote PC using UltraVNC something strange happens. When the remote PC doesn't have a screen attached to it, it still opens a screen (which should be happening apparently, but ...
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Graphics Card specs, resolutions and screen refresh rates

So I was looking at the specs of the NVDIA NVM 510 It says the capability to natively drive four ultra-high resolution displays at up to 3840 × 2160 in small form-factor systems That makes me ...
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Windows 10 Laptop plugging two external screens on USB-C and HDMI

I have a Lenovo X1 Yoga with an HDMI port and a USB-C port, next to the USB-C charging port. The first time I tried to plug two external screens, it worked well, with the HDMI screen on the right, and ...
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5 Monitors - Garbled image on the last 2 (Linux)

I use 5 Monitors on 2 Amd GPUs. The first 3 work perfectly. The last two have garbled image if I activate them. I really have no clue why. Fedora+Xfce It worked fine on KDE.
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How to toggle a screen on and off?

I have a current setup of two screens on my desktop, but every now and then I want to connect my tv as well. I currently have a HDMI switch to toggle from a screen to the tv, but that isn't working ...
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Dell Precision 5520 - 2 monitors, one is fine the other's resolution is messed up

I just got a new Dell Precision 5520 laptop along with the Dell "cube" docking station. I have two monitors attached - one a ViewSonic and the other a Samsung. The Viewsonic looks great but the ...
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Can I have multiple mousepointers on Windows (or any other OS)? [duplicate]

Very often, I think it would be useful to have two mousepointers on one Computer (it could be especially useful when using more than one screen, but I even see the benefit when using just one monitor.)...
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Dual monitor setup won't work

For the last week I've been trying to set up my dual monitor configuration.  My main monitor is using an HDMI-to-HDMI cable and works perfectly. I am going to use my DisplayPort port and put in a VGA ...
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Is my setup correct for dual monitor (one for gaming )(one for my streaming)?

My gpu can handle 2 monitors (i checked) my first or main output was by hdmi to hdmi leaving the dvi - d and the displayport vacant. My second monitor is a vga input therefore i bought an adapter DP ...
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Connect three monitors with one graphic card

I want to connect my computer with three monitors (clone the third monitor). But my graphic card supports only two monitors. Is there nevertheless a solution to CLONE(NOT DUPLICATE) the third monitor? ...
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KDE 5.8.9 (kubuntu) Task Manager for select monitors

I know it's possible to have a task manager just show tasks from the current screen/monitor/desktop, but how would you go about showing tasks from this monitor and the one above it? I have a 4-...
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Looking for a config for efficient multi display on virtualized Debian based distribution

I am trying to setup a confortable work environment (for development purposes) on a virtualized Debian/Ubuntu based Linux VM. I am facing some graphics issues especially when using a second monitor ...
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Chrome window changes color depending on which monitor it's open

After an update Chrome treats its windows differently depending on which monitor the window is running. Instead of explaining what I mean, I'll show a screenshot of two Chrome windows open side by ...
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Cannot stop the extended monitor becoming the primary one when the laptop lid is close

I have an MSI GS65 laptop. When I close the lid, the extended monitor becomes the primary monitor and everything gets shifted over to it. Before, when I closed the lid, all the things that had been ...
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Cursor gets stuck at the top and bottom (literally 5 pixels) on my multiple monitor setup

So I have 4 monitors hooked up total. When I move my cursor from any monitor to any other monitor, I cannot do it at the very top or the very bottom. It simply gets stick, like there's a 5-10 pixel ...
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Remote Desktop: how to switch between monitors?

How can I switch between monitors on a remote connection? Typical scenario: imagine yourself in a conference room with one single big display. Therefrom, you remote into your two-monitor rig, and ...
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Is it possible to determine max external monitors and resolution from graphics card?

Is it possible to determine the maximum number and resolution of external monitors from the graphics card of a laptop? For example, both the 2018 Macbook Pro and 2018 Surface Pro i7 have the Intel ...
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Selecting GPU over Intel Internal Graphics

I have a Windows 10 PC with an Intel integrated graphics as well as a dedicated GPU. My display is connected to the GPU but when I boot the PC I get a "No Signal" error message. It eventually goes ...
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Dedicated and integrated connected dual monitor settup

I am trying to set 2 monitors, one is on the integrated video card and the other is in the dedicated video card, but I cant change the side on which my mouse will go from a monitor to another one, now ...
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Can I connect 2 built-in monitor(with lvds and edp cable) at the same time?

My Dell M6700 laptop has both lvds and edp cable, and I'm confused that if I can connect both of them at the same time with 2 screens: I just want to make a 2-screen laptop.
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KDE's maximise button does not fully maximise (dual monitor caused issue)

I'm using Debian Stable 9.4 with the default KDE installation and working with two monitors. On one of them, the maximise button does not fully maximise the window. Instead it has some sort of fixed ...
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VirtualBox display ratio 26:9, not 16:9

I have Ubuntu 16.04LTS and just upgraded my VirtualBox to 5.2.12 with the new guest additions. Before, I had a nice Windows client that had a 16:9 display ratio, perfect for filling my 27" monitor. ...
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Connecting 2 x 4k monitors @ 60Hz to Surface book 2 w display off?

Can the 13" Surface Book 2 with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 option drive 2 x 4k (3840 x 2160) monitors @ 60 Hz if the Surface display is turned off? I think it should be possible since this ...
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Dual Monitor - Connect all edges (Windows)

Is it possible to connect two monitors on all edges. What i mean by that is when you hit the top of the screen the mouse should enter the bottom of the second screen. If you hit the bottom it should ...
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Creating X windows on one specific monitor

I currently have a 3-monitor setup running Cygwin/X. My typical usage case is SSH'ing into a server, and running a program with a GUI through a local instance of X. Unfortunately, when I start a ...
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Connect PC to Laptop Monitor possible?

I want to buy a PC and build it by myself. I can't buy a monitor now but maybe after 30-40 days from building the PC. I have a Laptop but it has only VGA and DP Ports. There is DVI and HDMI Ports ...
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DisplayLink vs Plugable vs Generic USB-VGA adaptor Performance [closed]

I am a new owner of Dell 7567 and planned to connect two external monitors to it, but unfortunately, the manufacturer only provided one HDMI port. So I google about it, and just found out that there ...
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New 1080p monitor slightly blurry

I have a Lubuntu 17.10 system, running with an AMD Radeon HD 7770 graphics card, which I've used with a 1680x1050 Samsung monitor via DVI for nearly 10 years with no problems. I have recently bought ...
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Can't use 2 monitors any more

Suddenly a couple of days ago my computer stopped using my second monitor (TV with HDMI). After that I've tried with one other monitor and that with VGA and the TV with other HDMI cable as well. ...
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USB C Hub + MacOs High Sierra with two monitors stuck on mirroring

I am currently using an Apple MacBook - just one usb C port - with a hub that allows me to use an HDMI and a VGA port. I have tried everything - SMC reset, PRAM reset, holding the option key to ...
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How to Open 2 Different Powerpoint Slides and Run Slideshows on 2 Different Monitors in a Dual Monitors Setup on Windows Startup

I have a dual monitor setup on Windows 10. I already have 2 different powerpoint 2016 slides open after Windows startup using shortcuts in the startup folders. Now I need these two different ...
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dual boot laptop: Windows 10 runs 2 screens at 3840x2160; ubuntu limits 2nd screen to 1920x1080

I have Asus laptop with an Intel i7 (includes on chip 620 graphics) plus an additional Nvidia 950m chip. It dual boots: Windows 10 Ubuntu 18.04 In Windows I have no trouble getting 3840x2160 on ...
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Multiple Monitors with Windows 10 Assigned Access

I am trying to set up a kiosk environment that utilises two monitors. I can successfully set up assigned access to open my app, but the problem is that the second monitor is a blank screen when extend ...
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How to create a virtual screen?

I need to create a virtual screen in Linux that behave exactly like another monitor connected to PC, how can I do that? I need to create this to access via VNC in another computer, to act as another ...
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How to fix monitor misalignment without working auto-adjustment?

So I turn off my pc, the screens were perfectly aligned and I come home after few hours and turn it on again to find my screen is completely offset. On my primary monitor, using auto-adjust doesn't ...