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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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Multiple 4K monitors on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB and I am hoping to attach 2-3 4K monitors to it. My question is, will it be able to handle these monitors? I am not a gamer, so only interested in performance with ...
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Xubuntu Second Monitor No Image

I previously posted this to askubuntu but got no help. :( I just upgraded my motherboard and CPU, and installed a new version of Xubuntu, and now my second monitor says "there is no signal coming ...
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I can't seem to use Remote Desktop Connection on my laptop if I plug in a monitor

For whatever reason, if I plug in a monitor (benq gw2765ht) to my laptop via hdmi (XPS 9560 running Windows 10 Home), I cannot use Remote Desktop Connection. After logging in, the screen immediately ...
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dual monitor issue - Windows 7

Using an NVIDIA Geforce 960 with a dual Monitor setup which simply clones the desktop to both montiors on Windows 7 Monitor 1--> Insignia TV 50 inch connected via HDMI Monitor 2--> Insignia TV 55 ...
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Is there a way to automatically rotate laptop screen when hdmi monitor is plugged in?

I don't have enough space to use a monitor next to the laptop in normal orientation, so I mounted the laptop on the left-hand wall (my desk is in a corner) and I'm using it in portrait mode as the ...
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Can DOSBox emulate a machine that has two display adapters?

I've been playing around with Borland Turbo C for reasons that I cannot explain or defend, and I noticed the following text in the online help: /D: Tells Turbo C to use Dual monitor mode (two ...
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I would like to have a mirror image of my extended display on my primary one [closed]

I am in need of a piece of software for a presentation. I am going to have a projector hooked up to my laptop, displaying a PowerPoint presentation behind me and I need to see whether I am on the ...
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Why does my computer's audio shut off when I connect a VGA/DVI-I cable?

i'm trying to do dual monitors with an 1920X1080 LG monitor which works just fine and has every since i set it up with my computer, and a Vizio 1024X768 monitor. I had to get a VGA cable and a VGA DVI-...
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Pixel distortion after waking PC from sleep

I've had this really really weird issue for the past 6 months, and the case is starting to turn cold for me, so i better be asking you guys for help. When waking a PC from sleep, one display with ...
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Multiple screen order on windows

On Windows, screens are numbered. For some bizarre reason, the numbers can change as you switch on more screens. My primary screen is number 1 until I switch on my secondary screen at which point that ...
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How to use two external monitors on a ASUS ZenBook 13 UX333FA laptop?

I recently purchased an ASUS ZenBook 13 UX333FA which I actually really like besides one issue, which is I can not hook up two external monitors to this device. You will see it has HDMI out + a USB-C ...
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Does a third monitor with no programs running in it have better performance in VM?

I've been having terrible performance in a Windows VM at work with a new Lenovo P51s laptop in dock setup with two external monitors. With 32GB RAM and 500GB SSD, I first assumed the culprit to be the ...
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Windows 10 - Randomly drops display

I'm using Windows 10 on an HP EliteBook and when I am at work I have it hooked up to 2 additional displays. Specs attached at the bottom of the post. If I put the machine to sleep/lock the screen, ...
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Eliminate VMware Popups/Notifications that Span Multiple Monitors on Windows 10

So long story short, I have VMware Workstation 15 installed, running on a multiple monitor system using Windows 10. Although I am only using a virtual machine on one monitor, as well as only running ...
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Xorg two AMD/ATI cards and four monitors works in square, but not next to each other

I have two AMD/ATI Radeon X1300/X1550 video cards and four Iiyama 22 inch monitors with a resolution of 1680x1050 working together on Linux Mint Debian Edition with a simple script that runs on ...
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Flipping/Inverting a monitor horizontally for viewing through a mirror [duplicate]

Looking for some help on getting the 2nd monitor attached to a windows 10 machine to have the screen flipped horizontally. The reason I am doing this is this TV is going into a gym and it will be ...
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Two extra monitors with speakers as stereo output. (Windows 10)

I recently bought two extra monitors and they both have stereo speakers. One is on the right of my main monitor and the other one on the left. They are set up as two different stereo setups (renamed ...
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A toolbar is already hidden on this side of your screen. You can have only one auto-hide toolbar per side

I have tried to resolve this issue with Windows support but they have no solution so far and the months pass by... so I would like to try here and see if some smart member(s) on Superuser can help me ...
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How to make a selected monitor showing black by pressing a joystick button?

I would like to blank and reveal a given monitor by the press of a joystick button. I found the tool MultiscreenBlank2 which can blank and reveal a selected monitor. I try to use the tool AutoHotKey ...
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Extend Window Beyond Bottom of Screen on MacOS

I would like to extend one of my application windows below the bottom of the screen. I can easily extend it beyond the left/right sides (simply drag it to one side, then resize, and repeat), however I ...
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Using f.lux on two external monitors (HDMI plugged into Macbook Pro via USB-C)

I have a Macbook Pro with two monitors, each plugged into a USB-C port using an HDMI adapter. I want to use f.lux on both monitors but I'm not sure how. Can I either (a) have f.lux work on both ...
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144 hz Monitor used with Two Other 60 hz's?

I'm building a new PC and want to get three monitors. I only use one screen for gaming/videos, so figured I could just get one 144 hz monitor for that purpose. In order to save a bit of money, I'm ...
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Secondary monitor not turning on after PC turned the screen off

I've had this issue ever since updating to Windows 10 1809. My second monitor is connected to my PC via VGA and to my Nintendo Switch via HDMI. After my computer turns off the screen (Settings > ...
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Is there a registry hack to set virtual display resolution in Windows 10 1803?

I'm running Windows 10 1803 on a laptop, attached to a desktop display. Laptop's display resolution is same as the attached display, 1920x1080 pixel (namely "Full HD"). However, the screen sizes ...
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Monitor popping and goes to static when watching certain content. Computer at fault?

This issue has stopped me from watching Netflix and certain other content for a long time now. When playing a Netflix video both in the Win10 app and in the browser through Chrome (or VUDU, HULU) on ...
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Screen Resolution Issue using Ubuntu Cosmic Cuttlefish

Last week I was trying to fix a tearing issue with the graphics when running this game called Path of Exile using Wine. I came across the Poe Forums and read a post. Long story short, I entered this ...
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Oversized display in monitor when connected by VGA from windows 10 laptop

So I have ASUS laptop A455LF i5-5200u with Intel HD Graphics 5500 and Nvidia GT930M running latest update of Windows 10 and latest update of every graphic driver connected to LG 22MN42A monitor + tv ...
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Shared USB-C dual monitor dock between MBP and a PC without Thunderbolt? [closed]

I'm having a hard time understanding the magic between DisplayPort, USB-C, and Thunderbolt. I'm trying to learn if it's supported by the protocols to have 2 monitors over USB-C both with and without ...
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2 monitors next to integrated one on HP ProBook G0

I have the aformentioned laptop with integrated Intel HD4000 graphics and discreet AMD Radeon HD8750M. I wanna be able to use all 3 monitors (HDMI, VGA and integrated one), but currently from HD4000 ...
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use one second monitor for two computers

I have two computers, A and B, and one keyboard and mouse and monitor connected through a KVM switch to both. I also have a second monitor connected separately to A. What is the best way to connect ...
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NVidia Quadro Mosaik - can not be activated?

I have a PNY P620 card, installed the latest drivers: 411.95-quadro-desktop-notebook-win10-64bit-international-whql.exe I have four 4k Displays and like to activate Mosaik. I rightclick on ctrl ...
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Dual monitor kiosk with edge

As part of an art project I need to launch two separate instances of Edge on two separate monitors in full screen automatically when starting Windows 10. What is the best way to do this?
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Jump between open windows on multiple monitors in Task View on Windows 10 with keyboard

I'm using two monitors with Windows 10 and I have a few windows open on each monitor. When I open the Task View (Win + Tab) I can only navigate between the main monitor's windows with keyboard (using ...
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Connect 2 external displays Acer Aspire 5

The exact specifications of the model are here. https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/model/NX.GTCAA.020 I was looking to connect 2 displays to this laptop, but there were many different options ...
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Dual Monitor signal issue when Macbook not connected to power

In my current setup, I have 2 Dell U2715H monitors plugged into my Mid 2015 Macbook Pro laptop via 2 mini DP cables. Additionally, I have a Corsair k95 platinum keyboard plugged into the Macbook via ...
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Windows 10 - move window between multiple displays [closed]

I have a teacher that uses a SMARTBoard on a projector. When she's up at the front of the class, she often goes to launch an explorer window or something and it opens on the laptop monitor, not the ...
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How to I get rid of a phantom display when using an eGPU?

I am using Windows 10 (ver 1809) on an Intel NUC (model 6i7KYK). I recently attached a Razer Core X eGPU via the Thunderbolt 3 port. Two monitors are connected to the eGPU; none are plugged in to the ...
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Ubuntu laptop won't recognize external HDMI monitor with VGA adapter for more than a minute

I have a Lenovo laptop with a Nvidia Geforce GT 730m video board, which have an external HDMI port. I also own an external Samsung monitor, which I don't know the model of. It only has VGA input. To ...
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Second monitor is gone after reboot in GTX 1060 Nvidia

I have MSI GTX 1060 graphic cart on my Ryzan 2700x pc. GTX1060 has HDMI and DVI output. One of my monitors (LG BRAND) has HDMI input and it is connected to GTX1060 via HDMI cable as primary and ...
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What does it mean for a monitor to have a “DisplayPort out” connector?

I'm looking at this Dell monitor port layout: Connectivity Options Ports & Slots: 1. AC power connector | 2. HDMI connector | 3. DP connector (in) | 4. DP connector (out) | 5. ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors are detected but second screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor for my PC... and I have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce GTX 1050. One with HDMI and the second one with a DVI adapter. They are both ...
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Toggle between dual monitors from laptop

My work PC is a machine running Windows 10 Pro and has twin dual 17" monitors. I have a home laptop running Windows 10 Pro and connect to my work PC using Remote Desktop. I need to find a keyboard ...
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Show task bar on all displays

On windows 7 how do I display my task bar on all of monitors (3) ? I found the below instructions online: Just right-click on the taskbar, head to Properties, and check the "Show Taskbar on All ...
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Vertical lines periodically showing up on monitor and requires Windows 10 Pro restart to fix

Problem description When I haven't used the computer like overnight or longer, maybe 1 in 6 times when the screen come back out of sleep mode either one or both monitors have vertical lines through ...
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Dual screen on Parrot Sec linux with intel integrated and nvidia gtx 1050 (Hybrid grahics)

I'm trying to set up another monitor with my laptop monitor. The problem is if I modify the xorg.conf file I'm getting the cursor on second display but no windows this is my xorg.conf file Section "...
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split zones on external monitor [closed]

I've decided to add a second display to my computer. I can see the advantages, but I'll like to get more from this setup. I'll like to have a different zone on the second monitor. For example, when ...
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In Synergy, how to place a clinet screen in the middle of two server screens?

In synergy, how to configure a PC server with two screens and a Mac client with one screen in a way that places the Mac screen (the client) in the middle of the two PC screens (the server) ? P.S.: ...
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What Windows do, when I enable “Let Windows try to fix apps they're not blurry”?

How windows try to fix it? Does it use other bitmap scaling or doing something else? Why it doesn't work for all dpi-unaware apps? For what apps it works?
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Monitor is off but still detected by computer

I currently have a Seiki (SE32HS01; provided by my Advanced display options) TV (monitor) hooked up to one of my NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB HDMI output. I use it mainly to watch videos if I'm laying ...
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Turn off screen with a hotkey and enable back ONLY

A very long time I remember I found a small program that does exactly that. I.e., you press a hotkey and one's screen/screens all turn off, and the only way you can enable them back on, is by pressing ...