Questions tagged [multiple-monitors]

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Monitor won't wake up after win+p change or pc resume on Nvidia 3070. On board gpu works fine

Nvidia 3070 connected to Acer monitor with hdmi cable. When I wake the pc from sleep, boot up, or when I switch back to the main monitor from my TV (with win+p) the monitor won't wake up. It stays on ...
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WD19TBS, can I plug a computer into the female thunderbolt port and it will work as a dock?

I have a WD19TBS, and I use it with two laptops as well as my desktop PC. I use the male cable that extends from the docking station to plug into the laptops and desktop PC. However, I have to crawl ...
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Dual monitors using DisplayPort "disconnect" and "reconnect" when waking from sleep

Brand new video card (4070 Ti) and brand new monitors (both LG Ultragear 27GP83-B) connected via DisplayPort. When the screens go to sleep and I shake them awake with my mouse, I first hear the ...
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Monitor stays detected in Windows after I turn it off manually

Sorry for my english, it is not my mothertongue. This is the first time I encounter that issue after many different second monitorss. I plugged an AOC 27B2DA as a second monitor (HDMI port on my ...
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laptop bios won't show on second monitor

I recently got a laptop with a cracked screen from a good friend of mine and need to enter the bios to boot from USB. I've disconnected the ribbon connector to the screen from the board and still the ...
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Two touch screens connected, left screen working, but touching right screen moves the mouse to the left screen

I am running Windows 11 Pro 22H2, latest version with all Windows updates installed, on a Dell PC. Two monitors are connected via the integrated GPU. Both monitors are identical models, also by Dell. ...
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Cursor snaps to top monitor but only if 3rd monitor is on the right side

I have a pretty common (these days) three monitor setup. However, they all run at a different resolution: 3840x2160, 3440x1440, and 2560x1440. I've been using this setup for a long time now, and I've ...
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Remote Access / Virtual Desktop Software [closed]

I know this has been asked a million times before, but we're a few years in the full pandemic "work from home" age, and I'm hoping that better solutions have come out by this point. I've got ...
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PC crashes after connecting and activating the second monitor

After connecting a second monitor, it activates briefly before causing my PC to crash. The fans continue to spin and the RGB remains on, but the display, audio, and connection cut off. Upon restarting ...
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What is the shortcut to select an application from another monitor when in Task View (Win+Tab)?

In Windows Task View, accessed with Win+Tab all open applications are shown as tiles on the monitor where they are running. I can use the arrows to navigate between tiles on the main monitor, but to ...
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How to switch mouse pointer shape or size when crossing monitors?

I have dual/triple monitor, and I need different mouse pointer size on each monitor. I'm looking for a way to change mouse cursort depending on the monitor where the mouse cursor is at. Can it be done ...
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Will an HDMI to DP adapter work for Daisy Chaining?

I am looking to set up dual monitors to my work pc. The GPU of the computer is on the lower end and only has a single HDMI port and a VGA port. The two monitors I have do not have any VGA ports so the ...
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Configuration for using Miracast

I need to use the Miracast feature on my PC to use the PC screen as an extension of my Notebook screen PC informations: OS : Windows 10 Pro 22H2 build 19045.2486 Motherboard : P8H61-...
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ASUS GL552v. Connect 2 monitors

I was wondering if there's a way to Connect 2 or 3 monitors to an ASUS ROG GL552VW laptop This is the product Page: https://www.asus.com/uk/supportonly/gl552vw/helpdesk_manual/ The first monitor is ...
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Looking to combine a PC, Laptop and 2 monitors using a single keyboard and mouse

I have an HP Pavilion laptop for work, Two 2k monitors, a Gaming desktop, keyboard and mouse on a single desk. I'm looking to connect 2 monitors to the PC for gaming and also use both for dual ...
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Laggy UI with 2 GPUs

I have 2 GPUs: AMD RX 580 (Main GPU) NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti I have two monitors and a TV connected to my Main GPU, and another third monitor connected to my NVIDIA GPU, because it has a DVI +4 Output. ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to increase/decrease the brightness of both my monitors?

I'm using a desktop PC with Windows 11 Home (22H2). I like operating my PC using keyboard shortcuts. I have used AutoHotkey (AHK) to control several things, such as increasing/decreasing the volume (...
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Windows 10 desktop, stack windows on the right instead of the left

When I switch between using my laptop on its own, using it with my office setup with one monitor, and using it at home with two monitors, it naturally loses track of where its open windows are, so ...
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1 laptop 2 monitors display not detecting third

I have an Acer laptop. I am using Windows 10. I've been extending my work to 2nd monitor (Samsung). Now I want to add a 3rd monitor (also Samsung). I bought a HDMI splitter, but cant get it to work. ...
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Windows 10 extend display both sides

I have one monitor connected to my laptop. I sometimes put my laptop one the left side and sometimes on the right. I think on Windows you can only have extended monitor on one side. But why can't the ...
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Can I use my USB Port for External Monitor?

I have a Dell G315 3579 laptop and I have already a monitor which is connected to my HDMI. I have another external monitor and I want to use it too but I don’t want to use HDMI hub. I want to use my ...
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Getting Sound Activated on Portable Monitor (Linux)

I've connected a portable monitor to my Linux machine via a DisplayPort (on my computer) to HDMi (on the monitor) cable. Problem: The monitor works just fine, but I can't get sound to work on it. ...
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Can you edit monitor disposition with a macro

I have a setup with 3 monitors and I use it in 2 different dispositions. 1: Screen 3 alone, screens 2/1 duplicated 2: Screen 2/3 duplicated, Screen 1 deactivated I can't find a way to set theses 2 ...
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Monitor turns on and then immediately turns off

I have an MSI MPG Artymis 343cqr monitor, and I'm using a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card. Also, the monitor is connected via HDMI. Whenever I press the power button on my monitor,...
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5 Monitor Setup - Video card issues

Dont play games, dont render and I have 4 monitors (all HDMI and all-max 1920x1080), so I got myself a GT 710 (4x HDMI). Does the job perfectly and I am good with that. Things start to fall apart ...
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Use both integrated and discrete graphics card with different screens?

Is it possible for an integrated graphics card to handle one screen and a dicrete one to handle another? If so, how to configure it in Manjaro or Arch Linux? My motivation is to fully use (achieve the ...
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Dim horizontal lines in PC LED monitor when any external active device is added and activated

e.g. 2nd led monitors or external active speakers do that. It's not disturbing but I'm worried that it may cause damage to any of the devices. Double-checked all internal and external wiring and all ...
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Dual monitor workstation, weird behavior on display sleep

I have the following workstation setup: AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card (old, yes, but reliable) 1x ASUS PA246 connected via DVI cable 1x ASUS PA278QV connected via DisplayPort cable Computer dual-...
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Cannot connect to DisplayPort monitor (Debian)

I am using Debian 12 and my monitors were working fine earlier. However, I left my computer for a bit and when I came back my primary monitor (connected via DisplayPort) was very dim (occasionally ...
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Choose which monitor to use the native resolution of when mirroring screens with shortcut

I have an external monitor which I use with both my MBP and a desktop PC. When I'm using it with the PC I like to switch the Mac into mirrored mode so I don't lose windows or the cursor off the side ...
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Alt + Tab How to open only windows from active monitor

I have windows 11 and two monitors. When I press Alt + Tab window switchers shows only on the main monitor and it shows all the opened windows on the system. Is there a way to open window switcher ...
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How can I find a monitors timing settings?

We have two identical monitors. One monitor is connected via HDMI, and the other is using a dumb VGA to HDMI adapter (as the PC only has 1x HDMI and 1x VGA port). Since Windows is unable to determine ...
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Is it possible to passtrough/forward Display Port input to HDMI output via PC?

I've got a setup with a large oled tv acting as both a tv and a monitor which is connected trough HDMI 2.1 to a PC running windows11 with a beafy AMD GPU. What i'm trying to do is to use the TV(...
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Second Monitor disappeared in Kubuntu 22.10

I am currently having an issue with my second monior on Kubuntu. I don't know if this is relevant but its an ultrawide monitor (5120x1440). Everything was working well and fine up until this morning ...
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Windows Screen Split After Disconnecting Second Monitor, Weird Behaviors

I am using Windows 10 Home 20H2 with the lattest update. My second monitor died and I disconnected it. It had a VGA cable connected to an HDMI adapter and plugged into an RTX 3060. After restarting, ...
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Can an Intel UHD Graphics 630 support a fourth monitor through USB-A to HDMI?

A co-worker's office computer is an HP ProDesk 400 G7 running on an Intel Core i5 with the graphics card above. Currently, it is hooked up to 3 monitors through HDMI, DP, and VGA. I was wondering if a ...
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Sometimes on startup the display is only on one screen

Sometimes when I start my computer, only one screen is starting, the other stay off. It's not always the same that stays off. To get both of my screen to be used I found two solutions: The first is to ...
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Monitor can toggle between two HDMI inputs, the inactive input still thinks it is active as long as HDMI cable is connected

I recently purchased a new monitor (an Acer - Nitro XF243Y). It has two HDMI inputs. It is primarily used with my Windows desktop computer. I occassionally want to use it as a second screen for my ...
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3 monitors with closed laptop on Lenovo T490 and 2nd gen usb c dock

I was told that I can disable the internal laptop display and hook up all 3 monies: 2 to the dock via DisplayPort and one to laptop side via hdmi. But I haven’t had any luck, the screen just stays ...
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How do I automatically disable my third monitor when I turn it off - Windows 11

I have three display outputs from my video card: monitor 1 (DisplayPort), monitor 2 (DisplayPort), and a TV (HDMI). If the TV is turned off, and I move my mouse off to the right of the 2nd screen, it ...
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Docking station and external monitors not detected on Ubuntu and related distros

tl;dr - Does anyone have a docking station + laptop + 3 monitor setup and is it working without any special "fixes" or "tweaks" and if so, what distro are you on? I'll start with ...
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How to get highest resolution on an Apple monitor connected to a Windows laptop?

I have an older Apple display that I am trying to get maximum resolution on from my Dell XPS 13. The display is connected to the XPS (which supports very high resolutions as well) via an Apple ...
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M1 Max MBP external 4k Monitor via DisplayLink Hub looks blurry/fuzzy?

I have the MBP M1 Max and a DIsplayLink Hub connected to a 4k BenQ monitor and it looks blurry and the text is not clear. I've recently switched from Windows and my BenQ monitor was super clear there. ...
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Trying to get new 144hz monitor to work

I recently received the AOC 24G2SE monitor as a gift which is capable of 144hz and I am trying to make it work with my other monitor (LG 24EN43) and my rather old Gigabyte Sabre 17 laptop. I have been ...
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Windows forcing desktop to second display as first is using other input

I have dual monitors and multiple computers connected to them. After a time using the second or third input on the primary monitor, the main desktop, which is the only one using both displays, is ...
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Unusual monitor setup

I decided to replace one of my old monitors with two rotated identical monitors. Current setup from left to right: 1080p (no rotation) 1080p (CW 90 deg) 1080p (CCW 90 deg) GPU: RTX 2060 It all works ...
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How to make second monitor work independently?

Today I purchased a 32 inch lg monitor and connected that as my main monitor and used second monitor as secondary under multiple monitors and extended display using win+P. The problem is when I open ...
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Unable to set correct resolution for each monitor

I have 2 monitors that are connected to Dell Dock WD19: Ultrawide Xiaomi Mi Curved Gaming Monitor (DP to DP) Dell IPS P2722H 27" (HDMI port on monitor to DP) When both are connected, the ...
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Apps always opening on second monitor when powered off

I have a dual monitor setup. My primary is an ultra-wide so I only use the secondary when working. I shut it off most of the time when gaming. The extra light bothers me. When I have to open, say a ...
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Display on multiple screens not working correctly

I have 2 screens, main screen in front of me and the other one on the left (2-1). When I turn off my 2nd screen my pc keeps extended but before it was different, when I turned the 2nd screen off my pc ...
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