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How can I connect my laptop through USB Type-C to my Surface Pro Tablet's Mini Display Port to use it as a second monitor? NO NETWORK [duplicate]

bear with me, first time questioning! Reason For Posting I have taken the time to search through mounds of different google's and through many forums in attempt to answer my own question to no avail, ...
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Windows 10 dual monitors issue - windows are being moved from one monitor to the other when powering on/off or changing sources

Windows 10 Pro build 19044.1706 RTX 3080 Monitor 1 (main): BenQ HT5550 Projector -Resolution: 3840x2160 -Scale: 200% Monitor 2 (secondary, extended desktop): ViewSonic VX3211-2K-MHD -Resolution: ...
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OSX Monterey: windows don't stay on second screen after sleep

I noticed that after installing Monterey (v12.4, MacBookPro M1 2020) many app windows (such as Safari) would be relocated from the secondary display monitor to the main MacBook display, after the ...
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what is the solution for two monitors connected to Elitebook 8560W [closed]

what is the solution for two monitors connected to Elitebook 8560W with NVIDIA Quadro 1000M to have an display over two screens?
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Intel UHD 630 graphics card is compatible with i5 and Ultra Wide Display,

I have a PC, DELL OptiPlex 7090 Micro with Intel® Core™ i5-10500T and an integrated graphics card UHD 630, that I use for visualizing several camera stream from a CCTV system (10 cameras at very low ...
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Alternatives to set screen resolution on Windows 10

I have 2x 4k60fps monitors connected to my machine using a single DP cable that goes through a splitter (like daisy chain) to connect to both. I am aware that 2x4k60fps is too much resolution to pass ...
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monitor when a user become a local user

i have 10 Linux hosts on my work, and all hosts have local users. but now, we are using AD as an identity provider to login on hosts. i want to monitor when a user become a local user. basically ...
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Application windows on HDMI connected second monitor reposition to primary monitor after sleep / lock

There are quite a few posts here about this issue, but almost all of them relate to monitors connected via Display Port. Many of them are suffering from the Rapid Hot Plug Detect that Microsoft was ...
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Google Chrome Incognito: Opening on a specific display each time

Request: Somehow specify a Google Chrome incognito Window to open on a specific display every time. The caveat here is that with my particular work setup, I will always have a NON-INCOGNITO Chrome ...
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Single USB-C from computer to a dual setup of Huawei MateView 28" and a Dell P2423DE?

I have two modern monitors: Huawei MateView 28" (3849 x 2560) Dell P2423DE 23.8" (2560 x 1440) They are arranged as depicted below: Currently I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad T490 and a Dell ...
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Is it possible to turn off one display only in windows 10 or restore window size/position on turning on monitor

For watching movies/gaming on my multi monitor setup it would be great to have the option to turn off my second display without actually turning it off. I am using a 1440p and 4K monitor together and ...
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How to share multiple monitors

I have a desktop and a laptop. Between the two of those I'd like to share 3 monitors. My desktop has 3 video outputs that I can hook up directly to the monitors and for the laptop I use a j5 Create ...
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How can I avoid windows being rearranged when I use my KVM switch?

I have bought a KVM switch. It works fine, except that when I use the switch, it seems that the computer I'm switching from loses the monitor (as in: Windows thinks that the monitor has been ...
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Change which display is shown with "Second Screen Only" selected with multiple monitors

I have three monitors. I have two computers hooked up to these three monitors. Sometimes I need to work on one computer while having the other computer open. My display that is marked with the number ...
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Extending display to second monitor on Ubuntu VM hosted on Windows machine

I am trying to use the latest version of Ubuntu LTS through VirtualBox on my Windows machine. Also, I'd like to extend the Ubuntu desktop to a dual monitor. I changed the Monitor Count to 2 in Oracle ...
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Is it possible to connect 2 external monitors to a laptop if USB-C doesn't support video output?

It appears that my laptop's USB-C port doesn't support video output. So, predictably, when I tried to connect a docking station, with 2 monitors attached, to the laptop's USB-C port, it didn't ...
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Changing active signal resolution only changes desktop resolution?

Windows is trolling me again. Today I got on and one of my two 1920x1080 ViewSonic monitors has decided it's a Dell AW3418DW. It won't display anything, displaying the "Out of Range" message....
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KVM Virtual GPU passthrough to real gpu multiple monitors

I have a tesla m40 passed to windows 10 and another GPU that I wanted to use as a display output for the tesla m40 but if I pass it directly to windows it doesn't use the m40 for any application and ...
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2nd monitor at a random interval goes black for maybe less then a second and then comes back again

I have a desktop computer with 2 monitors connected on on-board VGA and HDMI. The 1st monitor is connected via VGA to VGA port while the 2nd monitor is connected via VGA to HDMI connector to the HDMI ...
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Windows recognizes external HDMI display but outputs no video signal

My laptop no longer outputs video through the HDMI port, but Windows does correctly recognize that there's a monitor plugged in and even knows the model, resolution, refresh rate, etc. I don't use the ...
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How can I fix "no signal" issue with a VGA output on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm using an HP EliteBook running Ubuntu 20.04. The laptop has a Display output on one side and a VGA output on the other side. I am trying to set up a 3 monitors display. When I connect my two extra ...
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Monitor Position Adjustment

What I need to do is extremely simple and I normally can do this via the monitor settings menu (screen position adjustment). But i have set up a older LCD TV as a 3rd monitor and I need to adjust the ...
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Can I use two monitors and a tv display with mac mini?

I have a 2020 Mac Mini M1. I have extended a display using HDMI port for monitor 1 and thunderbolt 3 to HDMI for the 2nd monitor. I would like to have a tv display mounted above these two displays for ...
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No HDMI out in Linux

I don't get any output on my over HDMI connected monitor. While I do get output on my DVI monitor. I've tried Fedora 35 (Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-35-1.2) as a live session and installed Pop!_OS (...
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Can I set separate desktop background slideshows for an extended desktop setup with Windows 10?

I have a laptop with Windows 10 connected to two external monitors. The dimensions of my three monitors are each very different -- one is my normal laptop monitor, one is vertical and one is extra ...
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Windows 10 dpi scaling with 27 inch Display 1440

The monitor I have is a Dell p2720dc - 27-inch display. Recently I have been using it with all 3 Operating systems. On Windows, although I have set the resolution to 2560 x 1440 pixels I find it does ...
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Possible causes of semipermanent unresponsive video output when turning monitor on?

I have an OptiPlex 980 mini tower PC (Windows 7 Enterprise, w/ 16 GB of RAM), that has two external graphics cards in it, one with dual-DisplayPort and one with a DMS-59 output that I have a dual-DVI ...
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Two laptops and two monitors

I would like to put together a setup with two monitors and two laptops, where both laptops can extend their display to both screens, and where I can switch between laptops without having to change ...
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External monitor USB-C with DisplayPort to HDMI works initially and then stops

I have the following setup:- DELL Inspiron 17 5000 series laptop running Windows 10 with 1 x HDMI port 1 x USB-C DisplayPort port 2 x External Acer Monitors each with 1 x HDMI port 1 x DVI port 1 ...
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make MacOS App Switcher (Cmd + Tab) remember last-used window?

I want the macos App Switcher (cmd + tab) to always take me back to the most recently used window of the selected app, regardless of what desktop / space / monitor it's on. Is this possible?
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Windows 10 Taskbar and multiple monitors

I am running Windows 10 with TWO monitors. When right-clicking the TaskBar on the MAIN Monitor, the TaskBar context menu has a "Toolbars" menu item: But when right-clicking the TaskBar on ...
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Unset "use all monitors for the remote session" in hyper-v

i clicked the setting "use all monitors for the remote session" while starting the rdp-session via hyper-v (extended). Where can i unset this option. I found nothing. Any regedit entry? ...
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Possible to use laptop with 1920 max resolution with 4k monitor

I have an older (2018ish) Lenovo laptop which has both Intel HD Graphics 530 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics and I recently received a new 4k monitor for work. I have connected the laptop to the ...
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How do I force my Windows 11 laptop (MSI Creator) to use the discrete NVIDIA over the integrated Intel Iris for an external Thunderbolt/USB-C screen?

So, I'm usually a Mac (desktop) / Linux (VM / server) user, so I'm pretty lost in Windowsland. I've bought the closest thing I could find to a Mac, that runs Windows: the MSI Creator series, ...
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Integrated graphics toggle on/off without Bios/UEFI or another way for third monitor toggle? (Win10 pro, Gigabyte F2A-55M, GTX 1050TI)

I just got an old monitor for 7$, on top of my other two monitors. GTX 1050 TI with one HDMI and one DVI, both connected to my larger monitors, and I've connected the "new" monitor to my APU/...
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Save preset display configurations for quick-switch -- resolution, refresh rate, and display orientation. Is this possible?

I've used tools like Hotkey Resolution Changer but it only handle one monitor and not the display orientations. Is there anything that will remember all 3 attributes for quick-switching with hot keys? ...
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How can I change the order in which monitors are visited when pressing Win+RightArrow

On Windows 10, when I move a window using Win+Right Arrow, I'd like to change the order in which it moves to each monitor. Right now I have a 2x2 arrangement of monitors and it always visits them in ...
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I need one computer to use two KVMS

Here is my situation: I have a 49" wide monitor in which I use a KVM switch for four different computers. I also have one of those elevated desktops on my right side that will fit two 24" ...
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Is there a monitor that can achieve the resolution of an android smartphone? [closed]

The resolution of the screen of my smartphone is 720 x 1520 pixels, and I like how everything is clear on my device such as when using YouTube and other apps, everything seems to be in HD. Now on my ...
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display refresh rate of external monitor

hello all in hp victus 16 having ryzen 5600 h processor and gtx 1650 graphic card having a display refresh rate of 60 hertz when ...
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USB 3.0 Graphics Card Quad Monitor Setup

the CPU is only capable of supporting three displays. Is there a chance to push the limit by adding a USB / Thunderbolt Graphics Card? Thank you in advance :)
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How to extend screen from one MacBook to another (similar to Sidecar)?

I want to extend the current screen on a MacBook to another MacBook, using it as an external monitor. Is that possible?
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Quad monitor setup

Hello I am battling with the following issue. Setup: Zotac MI643 Club3D CSV6400 4x Lenovo T24i-2L Arch Linux I simply want to add another (4th monitor). A triple monitor setup is already working fine. ...
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Second video card not working

I have a system running fine with an Nvidia GTX 1650, I decided to add a second video card I had lying around to connect extra monitors and having them not share the primary GPU. Windows 11 seems to ...
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Duplicate part of screen to external monitor

I'm a teacher, and I often do some live programming on my laptop. In this setting, my laptop is in front of me, and it is duplicated to the projector behind me. A big disadvantage of this is that I ...
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Audio: Using different speakers to for distinct sound sources

My day-to-day machine is running Win 11 with a dual-monitor setup. Each monitor has HDMI sound, plus I have a set of good-quality speakers connected through motherboard Realtek digital output. I ...
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How to send a windows laptop automatically to sleep when no active screen is available?

My Windows laptop does not go into standby mode when I take it out of the docking station. Background I like to work with an external monitor and the laptop lid closed. Unfortunately, when I take the ...
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How to delete custom monitor settings in the Intel® Graphics Command Center on Windows10 Market?

I set a custom unsupported screen refresh rate(140HZ) in the Intel® Graphics Command Center(which is installed from windows10 market). In the Command Center, I set a new setting profile by the ...
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Can I unplug laptop display and use two external monitors?

Will I be able to connect two monitors to my laptop with a HDMI splitter and extend the screen if my laptop display is physically unplugged from the motherboard? Searching on Google, I find out that ...
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Windows 11 Taskbar - "Show Hidden Icons" up arrow on multiple displays

Running multiple displays in Windows 11, I understand how to show the taskbar on both displays. But, the "Show Hidden Icons" up arrow that expands multiple icons for running processes only ...
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