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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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Setup for Zbook 17 g4 with displayport MST splitter (Using a HDMI to DP adapter )

I've been reading around the internet the pass 2 days trying to figure out if this could work : I'd like to connect my Zbook 17 G4 with my displayport splitter to use my 4 screens that has an DVI ...
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Best way to extend the screen from one computer to 6 more screens [on hold]

I need to extend the screen from one computer to 7 monitors. The first screen will have a Website where someone controls some stuff and the other 6 show a website with some images/video depending on ...
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Cannot drag full desktop and app windows lose position when being the desktop is dragged to another monitor in macOS Mojave Beta (10.14.1)

I have several application windows open in one of the desktops on my MacBook Pro (late 2016) running macOS Mojave Beta (10.14.1), and have a Dell monitor connected. Whenever I want to move a ...
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Can I configure VMWare to always be in dual monitor mode?

I have a VM running Windows 7 on a host running Windows 10. We have to do all our development in the VM, so having it in multi-monitor mode is very useful. Manually toggling it to multiple monitors ...
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How to rotate screen in windows [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a video projector connected to it. The remote control from the projector is lost and I can't control the turn. The projector is attached to the ceiling and the image goes upside ...
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Does Intel Iris UHD 630 support 3 1080p monitors?

I'm building a set of office PCs containing the i5-8600 CPU. Most people use three monitors and I would like to avoid having a dedicated GPU. Intel claims to support a three monitor setup using their ...
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Identify which screen is internal screen

I'm using a %Windir%\System32\displayswitch.exe to change projection mode beetwen internal and external. Unfortunately - sometimes internal screen is not the screen, which I would like to be. Is ...
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How to extend my windows 10 laptop screen to other ubuntu laptop? [closed]

i want to extend my windows 10 laptop screen to a laptop which is running ubuntu. I want my keyboard and mouse work on it . Also the operations that i perform will be of windows 10 laptop only. like ...
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Desktop with dual boot (MacOS/Win10) with random crashes on both OS

not gonna waste your time so straight to the point: First what I mean by "crash" - all monitors turn off as if the system slept, audio keeps going (yt videos keep playing) for a while between 3secs ...
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RDC blanks out second screen

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 10 and an addition Dell monitor that is much larger then my laptops. I use a citrix receiver to connect to a remote machine, once connected I then RDC to this ...
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How to use the Windows 10 magnifier on 1 screen only

I have found the magnifier functionality in windows 10 incredibly useful to make text more legible on dimmed screens. However, I would prefer if the full-screen version would only be active on ONE of ...
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Task scheduler - Force program to visible in foreground (visible on the main monitor)

I am using Task Scheduler to open a website, as per the following: Schedule to open website However, the browser always opens in the background (i.e. the window is not visible and is not on the main ...
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Windows 10 - Disable third monitor automatically when it's powered off

I have three monitor outputs from my video card: monitor 1, monitor 2, and a projector. The Windows display settings looks like this: monitor setup If the projector is turned off, and I move my ...
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4.5m DisplayPort to HDMI cable does not work

I connected my Desktop PC to a monitor via a 4.5m long DisplayPort to HDMI cable, but the monitor does not receive any input signals. What I have tried so far: I changed the cable but got same ...
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VMWare Workstation modal dialogs too wide

I have a dual-monitor setup running under Windows 10. I recently upgraded from VMWare Workstation 14 to 15. All of a sudden, I am seeing all modal dialogs having a width longer than both my monitors ...
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Two monitors: pointer sometimes gets slightly stuck on the edge on one monitor

Recently switched from one to two monitor setup. Sometimes, pointer gets stuck on the edge of one monitor (always the same) and I need to really insist by making huge moves to make the pointer finally ...
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ShareX: make a GIF of the second monitor?

I would like to do a GIF animation displaying fully only my second monitor. Is it possible with the ShareX - the Screen Capture Tool? I tried to use the region capture using Ctrl+Shift+PrintScreen ...
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I am running two Nvidia GeForce 9600 GSO's and want to run 3 monitors with Win 10.

However I don't have the SLI bridge to connect them together. Both of the cards are using the standard DVIx2 connections on the back but when i connect the third monitor it isn't seen. What am I ...
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AMD RX 480: lags when multiple monitor is conected and one is not used by the computer

I have currently two monitors on my PC's AMD RX 480: 1 HDMI and 1 DisplayPort when both monitors show the content of the PC it works fine. But when I connect a laptop to one of my monitor(both ...
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Sortcut to switch desktop dual motitor, Cinnamon(linux)

Two monitor are connected to my PC and running Cinnamon desktop (Mint Linux 19). The main monitor in front of me, some time I want to swap all apps from one monitor to the other. Current this is a ...
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My computer activity is being monitored by an close family friend, need advice? [closed]

A family "friend" (who works in an IT department) has been monitoring my online activity for months somehow and I don't know what to do. Every time this "friend" is over for dinner or shows up at the ...
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Laptop display is fully white, but only in Windows

I am using an HP ProBook 4540s with Windows 7 Professional as the OS. Specs can be found here. The issue began when pressure was applied to the laptop body (on the front edge and the back of the ...
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Black Screen on R9 270 arch linux

I am having a strange issue where the monitor connected to my second gpu (r9 270) is showing a black screen. The monitors connected to my primary GPU (rx 480) show Arch Linux fine. My hardware: Ryzen ...
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xrandr doesn't detect HDMI monitor

My second monitor has suddenly stopped working after a reboot. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 with an OpenBox desktop and an nVidia 1060, using the nVidia 396 driver. I've been fiddling with my display settings ...
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Set screen resolution to 1680 x 1050 on a VGA monitor

I changed my screen resolution on my monitor to 1920 x 1080. And got a message: Input signal out of range Please change to 1680 x 1050 @60hz However, this option is not availiable on the screen ...
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In Xorg can an existing window be sent to another display by command line?

I have two windows which I want to see at the same time with two different $DISPLAY env vars, for example one is over vnc to another computer in the same LAN. The problem is both windows are created ...
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5-monitor setup with different size but same resolution

I have a 5-monitor setup with a large screen in the middle and 4x monitors that are ¼ of the main monitor size. The resolution is the same. Is there a way to have the small monitors behave like they ...
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Unable to extend display using WindowKey+P in win 7

I am unable to extend my monitor display to another monitor using windowKey+P shortcut. I also tried running displayswitch.exe from run command but nothing appears. BTW, i am using standard vga ...
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Calibrating touchscreens with multiple other monitors plugged in, windows 10

I have a display set up for a flight sim with 8 monitors plugged into two 1070s. Two of these monitors are touch screens, which I need the touch functionality to pilot the sim. The monitors are two ...
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Why my Asus ROG Gl702zc will not connect to my second monitor?

I have recently bought the Asus ROG GL702zc laptop, and I want to connect it to my HP S2031a monitor. Since both these devices don't share any port, I have tried to connect it by an HDMI cable and ...
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10240x768 desktop display

I have a lot of small monitors at work; I think they're 1024x768. Is there a device that can take, for example, 10 computer monitors and present it as a single logical 10240x768 display to the ...
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Program's Windows Maximize Bug

My Optiplex is set up with an additional monitor. The original monitor has 1920x1080 resolution and the additional one has 1280x1024. I am using AMD Radeon M465X graphics card and all others are ...
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Monitor image shifted 2 inches

I bought a used monitor (Acer V223W) and hooked it up to my laptop (Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310). At first the monitor duplicated my laptop but with bars on the top and bottom. I then pressed "auto ...
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How to 'separate' a vertical oriented monitor?

I am using Windows 10 Education with two external monitors. For reading purposes one of them is oriented vertically. On the 'normal' monitor I can use the button 'Windows+[arrow_key_leftOrRight]' to ...
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How to select fixed posision, dimensions, and monitor for each program in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have two monitors (2560x1440 and 1920x1080). To maximize productivity I manually move the window of program X to monitor Y and set its dimension to something specific. I do this for most programs. ...
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Automate arrangement of multiple displays in Windows 10

I work in an open space office type with external monitors at every single work space. I don't have a set work space, so everytime I connect to a new external monitor screen I get the default open of ...
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(Real)VNC Viewer Dual/Multiple Display at remote pc - toggle display?

VNC is a great tool. However with multiple monitors either on client or on server its a bit sub-optimal. fi. if the server features 2 monitors and the client 2 you got one single window in the viewer ...
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Remembering which monitor an application lives on

Is there an app or something that will remember which monitor an application should "live" on? I am hooking my mac laptop up to 2 monitors and there are 3 screens. Every time I unplug then replug ...
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dvi and vga dual monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor system on my PC that contains a DVI port and VGA port. the VGA port is connected to one monitor with a standard VGA cable. And the second monitor is connected to ...
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How to use VGA & HDMI port on my laptop?

I have a VGA and a HDMI port on my laptop like that: If I plugin a VGA cable there is no space for a HDMI cable anymore: I did not find slim versions of VGA or HDMI cable. Is there any chance that I ...
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Which is the most efficient way of connecting dual monitors to a laptop (with HDMI and type C ports)?

My laptop is Asus Vivobook S150. It has a USB 3.1 type C port and a HDMI port. I want to have a dual monitor setup with it. I assume that I should connect one of the monitors to the HDMI port. Which ...
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Windows 10 taskbar multiple monitor - Show pinned apps + only active apps on each monitor

I was able to get only active apps to show on the taskbar for each monitor in a multi-monitor setup via this thread: Show corresponding icons for each monitor on task bar That works great, now I ...
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NVIDIA High Definition Audio only appears when opening Sound Control Panel

My computer runs Windows 10 Enterprise and its NVIDIA GTX 1080 connected to one monitor via DisplayPort and two additional displays (HDTVs) that are normally turned off, via HDMI. Monitors are set up ...
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Moving an offscreen window in osx (is there an app?)

I have a wineapp that is kinda buggy and it won't return to my screen once I unplug the second monitor. It stays where I had it on the second monitor. If I use Mission control I can see the window, ...
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Goland not showing on current monitor after detaching HDMI

I detached my HDMI Cord and now when I load Goland it starts and then moves off the screen to what should be my HDMDI Screen. I checked my Graphics Options and everything is set for single monitor ...
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Screens turning off unecessarily

I just started at a new job. I've been given two big samsung monitors. (I'm not sure what exact model. Device manager doesn't report anything) When I lock the screen, the lock screen picture ...
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What hardware specs are important when looking for a laptop that can quickly switch monitors?

During the day I often connect/disconnect my laptop to external displays, projectors and docking stations through HDMI. After switching the monitor the computer needs time to reorder/redraw the ...
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How can I make my second monitor always display an app that never minimizes?

My workstation has two displays. I want to assign an app to the secondary display, so that I would be able to minimize windows on the primary display using alt+d or the corner of the screen without ...
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connect two monitors to XPS 15 laptop

I have an XPS 15 laptop with thunderbolt and hdmi and usb ports. I want to connect it to two external monitors: 1. DELL P2715Q 2. LG 29UM68-P DELL P2715Q LG 29UM68-P the spec sheet for LG says: ...
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Mirror my screen with multiple resolutions

What I have Windows 10 ( What I use mainly, but I do have access to other OS's if necessary. 2 Screens What I want I want to be able to mirror one of my screens to the other, but I want the second ...