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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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Cast 4K video from 1080p PC to 4K smart TV?

My PC has a 1080p screen resolution. My graphic card is a GTX 1070 (which I suppose should handle 4K video). I have a 4K smart TV (Hitachi 49f566w654). In my Nvidia config panel (right click on ...
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How to open Microsoft Word file on a given monitor and maximazed, via command line?

My desktop computer has three monitors. I want to open a Microsoft Word file via command line, but using parameters that allows me to open the file in maximazed form (ocupping the whole screen) and ...
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workstation only detects VGA connected screen

I am working with a DELL workstation (Nvidia Quattro M2200). It does not detect HDMI, Mini Display Port or DVI connections. I tried the "detect" button under screen settings (Win 10). The workstation ...
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Windows 10 – snap mouse on edges with vertical screens

I have the setup below: in Windows 10.  I would like my mouse to snap for a little bit when I am moving up across the red line, just like that setting that snaps on corners. So far I haven't found a ...
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Flip HDMI output devices

I run a Linux (Fedora 27) computer running a Windows 10 virtual machine with GPU passthrough. I have a dual-monitor setup, where one of the two is smaller than the other. For gaming purposes, I'd ...
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Dual monitors issue

I have two monitors. One on the left is a 2600 x 1440, and the one on the right 1920 x 1080. The left monitor is connected via the Displayport, which is monitor 1. The right monitor is connected via ...
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HDMI monitor is black with linux

I've a Asus zenbook ux550v with debian stretch. When I plug in an external monitor with HDMI, X and my window manager (dwm) recognizes the monitor and starts using it as expected. However the monitor ...
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KDE desktop prefers its own display settings over xrandr?

I have a set up with three monitors for KDE Plasma (5.12). One is a HiDPI monitor which I have scaled at 2x, and I have forced the other two ("standard" resolution) monitors to use their native ...
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Is there any possibility to create profiles of displays interdependence in Windows 8.1

I have 3 displays. I use 2 of them always in normal horisontal (landscape) orientation, but I use the 3rd display sometimes in horisontal (landscape) and sometimes in vertical (portrait) orientaion. ...
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texstudio editor on external monitor shows text scambled

The editor shows the text on my external monitor as scrambled almost as if the text is written over each other, the line the cursor is on shows normal though, and in a smaller font. Everything ...
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Extending displays across HDMI and Thunderbolt 3

I currently a Dell XPS15 and have extended the display to a separate monitor using the HDMI port and a VGA connector. I want to extend my display to a second monitor. With the end result being that I ...
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Getting Monitor to work with ubuntu 14.04

I seem to be having a weird problem and hope someone can help me out. I got a high resolution monitor to upgrade from my existing one. Here is the output from xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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HDMI 1.4 and 2560x1080

I'm thinking about buying external monitor (LG 29UM59-P) which will be used with my laptop. The only problem I have is it's 21:9 ratio. My laptop is Lenovo v310-15 with build-in Intel HD Graphics 520 (...
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Relation of screen size and data usage

I want to know if there is any relation between data usage and screen size. I found some dat online but it was mostly done on laptop screen sizes. I want to know if I connect my laptop to a monitor, ...
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How can I maximise a program over two entire screens? Aka horizontal span for multiple monitors in MS speak

@fixer1234 has kindly found and linked a similar question - but that one does not have the good, working answer. Please link to this answer, which is the one which I am now using on my machine, it ...
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HP ZBook + Thunderbolt 3 dock won't run dual 3440x1440 monitors (iiyama PL3490WQ)

I'm encountering difficulties getting the above setup to work well, and I suspect it's a limitation of the dock. The laptop seems to have 2 graphics cards installed, an Intel one that drives the in-...
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Why is my laptop not turning on my external monitors when being plugged into a docking station?

Laptop: Dell Precision 5220 running Ubuntu 16.04 Docking Station: Dell (can't find any more info on it), connects with thunderbolt. Monitors: 2x Benq Senseye 3, Model # GL2670-B BIOS Version: 1.9.4 ...
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Screens only show a small area from Desktop at Windows

I pluged 3 screens over a Displayport screen splitter in to my computer(Has a Nvidia Quadro K620 GPU) and on all screens it shows only a small field from the desktop, on each screen its a differend ...
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How to set what set which graphics card an application will use on Windows 10 desktop

I have a Windows 10 desktop computer with three Nvidia graphics cards. All Quadros. Applications/games default to using the slower Nvidia card (it happens to show up first in the list in the Nvidia ...
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How can I connect laptop with HDMI + VGA at the same time?

I have an old laptop in which the HDMI + VGA ports are next to each other. I want to use both, but there is no space between to use it: Is there any solution for this? Update: Even with this, I do ...
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Computer cannot display on all 4 displays

I recently got a (free) computer monitor and I want to try and hook it up. My PC seems to detect the 4th display, but it seems to be maxing out at 3. Originally I thought my cable or DispayPort to ...
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Is there a way for Windows 10 to adjust to a new monitor without rebooting?

I typically plug my laptop into a dock which connects to 2 monitors (1920x1080 each). While it's plugged in to the dock, the laptop monitor (2560x1440 with 150% scaling) is off. When I disconnect ...
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Broken web app & modal rendering in Chrome?

I've noticed that certain web applications do not render correctly on the monitors. This also occurs on local development environment. Here's an example of what is happening. Here we have the main ...
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Can I set different zoom level to each monitor on Chrome?

I have two monitors, one is FHD and another is 2K. I want to set the zoom level 100% on the FHD one and 110% on the another. In the Chrome Settings Page zoom only allows me to set one zoom level. I ...
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Can I use DisplaySwitch to change monitors and resolution?

I have two monitors and have to be changing to one monitor and resolutions very often. I've been trying different commands but still no luck to get to my desired settings. Windows 10 btw ...
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Dell XPS 13 (9350) w/ DisplayLink dock not working

I'm running Antergos (kernel v. 4.16.11-1-ARCH) on my Dell XPS 13 9350 laptop. Recently, I purchased the D3100 Laptop Dock from Dell, and I was hoping to use it as a hub for my keyboard and monitors ...
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uplinking vga splitter to another vga splitter

Recently I have bought 6 VGA splitters with 4 ports in each one , hooked them and distribute them beneath the conference room's table . I connected output of the first splitter to the input of the ...
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MacBook spontaneously loses connection to external display for some seconds

I'm using MacOS High Sierra and sometimes my MacBook loses connection to my external monitor for some seconds and then reconnects. This is very annoying. The monitor is connected via Mini Display Port ...
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Microsoft Surfacebook use USB as display port

I own a Microsoft Surfacebook 1, and my USB 3.0 is not registered my external monitor. My miniDisplayPort is already hooked up to another monitor, and I would like to avoid paying $100 for a display ...
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Windows 10 places login screen on my closed laptop lid at boot time

I have an HP zBook 15 mobile workstation laptop running Windows 10 1709. The laptop is normally docked, with 3 external monitors. Since the 1703 update or thereabouts, when I boot up the laptop using ...
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Screen freezes for a second every few seconds

I've been having problems with computer rebooting so I uninstalled my graphics drivers and reinstalled the latest ones (even though I already had the latest ones). Since the reinstall my computer ...
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Windows 10 background slideshow totally broken

Ever since I upgraded to windows 10, the desktop background slideshow feature constantly screws up. What happens is, I will set the settings to "Slideshow" and "centre the image". This will work for ...
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Windows do not fully extend to the top when dragged accross monitors for the first time

Under Windows 10 build 17134 (Public April 2018 update), when dragging windows accross screens, they will not extend all the way to the top and show a white bar on applications that use custom drawn ...
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2 new monitors and I can get only one to display [closed]

I have a brand new Dell 8930 and new monitor. I have a Samsung curved screen. I use it for photography so I really like the two screens for that and work. Problem is there is only one HDMI/DVI port ...
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How to use multiple virtual monitors if host has a single monitor?

My host has a single physical monitor but I need to reproduce a bug in an application that requires two monitors, each having a different scaling factor. VMWare provides documentation for cycling ...
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Dual monitor display

I have a NVidia FX580. I'm using the DVI-A (analog) for the first screen. I want to hook up a second screen. The second monitor is a Samsung SyncMaster 2220WM, can I hook this monitor up to my ...
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Unable to connect third screen, does my laptop even support it?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3537. It has one hdmi port and no vga, dvi or display port. I already have one screen connected through the HDMI port. From what I have seen on the internet, I could connect ...
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windows 10: disable specific hotkeys

I know there are a ton of questions like this, but I'm having a slightly more specific problem... I want to disable a couple specific windows 10 hotkeys (specifically, any hotkeys that are modified ...
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Windows 10 working with 2 monitors

My computer used to work with two monitors and then stopped at some point. I have a laptop which I want to connect to two monitors (3 screens total) using the VGA port and an adapter to plug in a ...
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Dual monitor setup with Intel NUC7i5DKNE and CentOS 7

I'm trying to configure dual monitor setup with my Intel NUC7i5DKNE and CentOS 7. The NUC have two HDMI outputs and according to the manual supporting up to 2 screens with 4K. In any case, I don't ...
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Using GPUs without SLI?

What happens when you have multiple GPUs setup in a system without SLI and you run a monitor off of each GPU independantly? For example: Say I have Monitor A and Monitor B plugged into GPUs A and B. ...
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2 monitors with sound, only 1 sound option

I used to use AOC I2476VWM that contains a 3.5mm jack output as the one and only monitor connected via HDMI (on both sides). Now, I added a Samsung TV as a second monitor. I reconnected the monitor to ...
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Over loading the graphics card?

I have a 1080sc from evga and I have been trying to run multiple devices off of it. I have a duel monitor setup up a 49"4k tv and an htc vive all running off my computer. Until yesterday I didn't have ...
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xfce with two monitors, one of which is on KVM

I have following setup: PC-1 runs Arch Linux with xfce, has one dedicated monitor and one shared via KVM monitor. PC-2 runs Win10 Pro and is connected to same KVM. 2-port HMDI KVM. Problem: I'm ...
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Linux CVLC SSH - display on remote computer's monitor

Is their any way to launch VLC on a remote computer using the command line via an SSH session and display the video to the remote computer's monitor? I don't want to tunnel the video back, I want to ...
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Windows10 multi-desktop and multi-screen

Can someone tell me if in a multi-screen configuration is possible to assign a virtual desktop to a specific 'physical' screen. Now my configuration is this: Laptop connected to an external monitor. ...
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How do I have a second screen on a Apple laptop?

In windows XP you would right click on background, properties, settings, click on second screen. How do you do that for an Apple with HDMI?
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Switch between multiple displays configuration in Windows 10

I have looked a lot on Internet and can't find a proper solution to this. I have 3 screens plugged into my GPU, I will call them 1 2 and 3 for better understanding. I want to switch between two setup ...
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Windows 7 64 bit - 2 monitors - resolution issue

I have a problem with monitor resolution. After a restart, my landscape monitor's resolution changed from 1680x1050 to 1600x1200. I have gone in to the registry as such: HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG/System/...
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Windows 10 not recognizing second monitor plugged in Onboard Graphics

My motherboard is a M5A78L-M PLUS USB3, from ASUS. It have a port for a VGA monitor, and I have a monitor connected to it (this is the secondary monitor). I also have a Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 video ...