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Can't connect two VGA monitors to graphic card

Cables such as the one pictured above CAN'T be used. You need an actual adapter, a digital-to-analogue converter. The cable you have is a (almost) SCAM! It isn't a complete SCAM because it has legit ...
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Can I connect two monitors to my Asus VivoBook laptop? One via HDMI and one via USB C?

I had the same issue and have recently found a solution! https://www.amazon.co.uk/StarTech-com-USB-Dual-HDMI-Adapter/dp/B0725K1MHH/ref=sr_1_3?crid=347PDV12MKPDF&keywords=star+tech+usb+3.0+dual+...
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Extended display resolution stuck at 800x600 when using an USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter

So, I have found a solution to my problem. I think USB 2.0 supports maximum 800 resolution and my laptop has micro HDMI port while monitor has normal HDMI port. So, I purchased a micro HDMI to HDMI ...
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Windows keeps randomly detecting a disabled monitor

The FIRST thing to do is to update your drivers (if you haven't already). Carefully check all cables (video cable, power cord, etc). Make sure all the connections are solid. It sounds like you've ...
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Cant have HDR monitor and SDR monitor on at same time

I had the same problem, with RX 580. Revert back to 21.8.1 driver version after using display driver Uninstaller in Safe mode. I can't use HDR in extent view on the latest driver, but working without ...
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VLC on three projectors has synchronization problems even when all videos are started at the same time via command line

Several possibilities: VLC Sync: Utility for synchronize multiple instances of VLC. Supports seek, play and pause. See Synchronized VLC Streaming that explains using the 'Act as master' preference ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

You can split a physical monitor into multiple displays by using dummy hdmi / dp adapters (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FB8GJ1Z). Once the virtual adapters are plugged in, you can open OBS and ...
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Windows 10 dpi scaling with 27 inch Display 1440

You may have figured this out or moved on by now. According to specs, you have set the resolution of the monitor incorrectly. Your display settings shows 2048 x 1080, but the monitor should be capable ...
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How to differentiate between 2 of the same monitors in Windows

Go to the Sound control panel, choose the device you want to rename and click the Properties button. In the Properties window you can type a new name in the textbox.
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How to move all windows to a different monitor with Gnome / wayland?

Your problem is discussed in the post How to move all windows to another workspace, with several answers. Script for Unity that uses xdotool (too long to quote here) For Non-Compiz based desktop ...
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Windows on secondary monitor gets moved when resolution changes

I have the same issue. I usually get multiple apps running on my second screen. To keep it all organized i use FancyZone from the Microsoft PowerToys. You have to configure the zone and enable the &...
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Two monitors: pointer sometimes gets slightly stuck on the edge on one monitor

This is a known windows bug, has been around since 2015. There's a third party app written to counter this without disabling the snap-to. Please locate it here https://jawfin.net/nsm
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a multi-monitor setup?

If I understand your question correctly, I think I've found an easy way that works. No software or command line hacks needed. Just use a dummy HDMI/DP plug that costs a few dollars. Assume you want to ...
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Can a fake second display be enabled in Windows 10?

VirtualMonitor relied on mirror drivers to work, and that's why it died once Windows 8 removed XPDM support. On newer Windows instead, in order to manipulate displays you must use (duh) WDDM. And this ...
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Connect a MacBook pro M1 pro, a PC with VGA and DVI output and a PS5 to 2 Displays with USB C DP and HDMI

Connect up with what you hopefully already own [presumably the displays came supplied with these]; preferably the USB-Cs from the Mac, HDMI from the PS5, leaving you needing to buy a DVI>DP cable ...
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Can the front USB-C port on an Intel NUC 10th Gen support a display?

Based on how it's responding I'd guess it might only support 2 concurrent screens. Do you have another USB-C to HDMI or other adapter to try on the front (second) USB-C port? Your listed model I can'...
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Can I set separate desktop background slideshows for an extended desktop setup with Windows 10?

You can use this tool: http://dualmonitortool.sourceforge.net/download.html or download direct in this link: http://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=252267 Wallpaper Changer -> ...
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"Show Desktop" button on secondary monitor

As an alternative, hotkey Win + D minimizes all windows on all displays to show the desktop. You can use MaxTo to create a custom hotkey for showing desktop only on the currently active display. I ...
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Emulating extra displays

I don't know if this was possible back when the other answers were posted, but here's how you create a 2x2 grid with three virtual monitors occupying the top-left, top-right, and bottom-left quadrants,...
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Turn off the second monitor with a button click

There are many programs that can do this. To limit it to freeware, nirsoft makes great tools for batch scripts and system management. One tool they got that just seems specifically adressing your ...
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Save and switch to different display positioning configurations - Linux Mint Cinnamon

Agreed - this would be super useful. I don't have a complete solution, but I wrote this script to change resolution for just one monitor. Perhaps you could develop it for your situation? #!/bin/bash ...

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