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Question: Multiple Monitors?

I am purchasing a MSI GTX 960 Gaming 4G GPU, and I think it has capablilities for 4 monitors to be displayed as a single desktop. If this is true, what cables should I get, and any ideas for decent cheap monitors? My plan is to have three monitors side by side as a single entity, and a fourth on the side as a reference screen (I would prefer this one to be rather small, like 6-8 inch)

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Answer: Multiple Monitors?

You should count a number of output ports in your system first. Found a good guide on this topic: http://www.techradar.com/news/compu...e-complete-guide-to-multiple-monitors-1074313

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I have attached a second monitor to my laptop which runs Windows 7, however, I need to set different resolutions for different monitors, because the display does not fit to fill the screen on both monitors.

It is also noted that the display is replicated, and I would like to have the effect of having different desktops e.g. being able to use different applications such as debugging code on one monitor on an IDE such as Visual Studio, and, viewing the browser on the other monitor.

Currently it does not seem possible since the behavior seems to be that the same resolution is replicated on both monitors.

Are more than two monitors supported?

Answer:Working with multiple monitors does not allow multiple desktops

Set it to extended mode instead of duplicate, then you can use both independently.

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Hi all,
If I have a multiple monitor setup, say two monitors, can I have a separate desktop showing on each monitor like on macOS?
cheers

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I have a Ti 4600 8x and everything was running smoothly...

The only video game I play is Unreal Tournament 2004, and one day it started acting funny. For maybe 30 or so seconds it runs smoothly and then things just freeze for 2 or 3 seconds... i can run the same but i can't see my bullets, and if i a person was moving to the right, they keep moving to the right. Then it goes back to normal for 30 or so seconds and then glitches up for 2 or 3 again... repeat. Same all on servers.

So I rebooted my computer after reinstalling my video driver and now what was originally display 1 is now display 2 and vice versa. Normally I'm a pretty flexible guy and could care less and did care less about that till i tried to move to my 2nd monitor (now display 1 on my right side)... so to go to the right monitor i have to move my mouse left and to get back to my left monitor i have to go right. I ran into the wall in the middle a couple of times out of habbit, snapped, and now I'm posting a thread.

Thanks for reading.
 

Answer:Multiple Monitors... multiple problems...

Open up your display properties and under Settings where it shows two monitors grab one and move it to the other side. Should be as simple as that.
 

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I have an Envy TS15 with an external secondary monitor (Benq 4k) on the HDMI port.The colour difference between the two is amazing to see when I am working in Photoshop. The Benq is very clearly superior of course but I would like to be able to adjust the profile for the built-in display. I wopuild like to be able to get consistent colour across the two devices. The laptop of course does not have monitor adjustment buttons like an external monitor and seems to only be contollable via the built-in Windows monitor colour calibration - but this does not allow me to get a match between the two monitors (insufficient controls). Is it possible to apply separate colour profiles to the two monitors - currently in extended desktop, if I change the profile on one monitor (in Windows) the profile seems to affect the other. A LUT checker tells me if I change the LUT on the laptop monitor, the same LUT is being applied to the external monitor.Is there for example, a way to control onme with the Intel graphics card and the other with the GeForce 740m card and load LUTs separately?

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Hey guys, im brand new here and I wonder if anyone could help me. Im trying to find a way to automate my multiple monitor setup a bit. I have 2 user profiles, one which I use for work, were I need two monitors setup and one which I use for gaming - I only need one screen here. Is there a way I can log on and the setup changes automatically so I don't need to fiddle around - I can just log on and get gaming? Im up for any solution there may be!

cheers in advance guys

Answer:Multiple Monitors for Multiple Users

Hi welcome to the forum

i have not seen or heard of of what your trying to do. i have searched google but did not find a answer to it.

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Question: Multiple Monitors

I currently operate a Video monitoring central station. I have 10 individual PC's. Each PC utilizes its OnBoard Video slot for 1 monitor, as well as 2 additional PCI video cards. Each Video card has 2 monitor outputs for a grand total of 5 monitors per PC.

Recently I have come across multiple GPU's with 3 monitor output slots/types

My question is: Is there anything stopping me from adding more monitors/GPU's to each PC?
- Would a PC with ample processing power, and RAM run... say 8 monitors?? 10 monitors??
- Does the OS limit the number of monitors that can be run off one machine???
- Is Windows 7 any better in this scenario than windows XP??

Most info I've found on the topic is the opposite of my purpose: using multiple video cards simultaneously for gaming (1 monitor). I simply want to load a MoBo with GPU's and have the ability to bring up 8-10 instances of Internet explorer (1 per monitor)

Any Insight would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Well as far as I know I don;t think there is any limit to how many monitors windows can support or at least if therei s its probably some very high number. I remember seeing people using Many MANY monitors for a Flight Simulator game.

Anyways if you do plan on getting one of these higher end video cards with multiple video outputs Make sure your powersupply can handle the extra load of these higher end video cards. Sure the pci cards your currently using may not use much power but these new ones are PCI-Express and are higher end gaming type video cards (from what I remember) and usually require more power and proper cooling.
 

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No I dont have Multiple monitors but windows thinks I have 4 default monitors and 1 plug and play.. I have deleted then in the device manager and tried to add new hardware but all of them are detected and installed??? :XP Home/SP2 Mitac lcd monitor GEForce FX5600 adaptor. Any Ideas Please

Answer:Multiple monitors

Hi, just guessing, but could possibly be spyware, would suggest you run any spyware prog that you have.click hereor you may need to delve into the Registry :-(someone more knowledgable than I, would have to help you there though if that is the case.Cheers.

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I have a Dell 6700 laptop with a NVIDIA Quadro K5000M graphics card installed and am trying to connect four (4) 24" external monitors using the Dell E-Port Plus Advance Port Replicator docking station. The Monitors are Dell U2413 Flat Panel monitors. Dell indicated prior to purchase that this set-up (along with the additional port cables, HDMI to VGA adapters purchased) that the system would be able to handle 4 monitors. After purchase and attempted set-up, Dell is now indicating that it cannot be done and only 3 will work. Anyone know of an adapter for the docking station that would work? Or even another docking station that will fit the Dell 6700 and allow for four external monitors at one time? Any help would be appreciated.

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I have a laptop which I use both at work and at home. At work I plug in an extra monitor to give me effectively 2 monitors. When I use the laptop at home I don't have an extra monitor but if I open up programs such as Notepad or Adobe Photoshop, the windows are nowhere to be seen.........as they are still on the other monitor!! Is there any way to move them without being able to see them?

Any ideas?

I'm tearing my hair out!!

Thanks

Ben
 

Answer:Multiple Monitors!! Help!!

Seems to me to be a hardware issue, not a business application issue. Moved to the hardware forum.

Good luck!
 

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Question: Multiple Monitors

Hi all,

I have a pretty standard setup almost two years old now. Asus P5KPL Motherboard - 4GB RAM - Gforce 9400 GT - 400WATT PSU - 500GB Hard Drive (Windows 7 64)

I'm currently running a 22 Inch Monitor through VGA and have connected my 50 Inch Plasma to my PC through DVI for Media purpose. (Works Perfect)

I'm looking to add one maybe two 22 inch monitors to my setup and also upgrade motherboard and bits.

Is it possible to run two graphic cards on the current chip set (Asus P5KPL) or will I need a new board?

if so how and what chip set and graphic's card you recommend?

Or can I get one new graphic's card that can run 3 maybe four monitors?

Any help would be great cheers

Thanks (newbie)
 

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That is a ľATX motherboard so its physical size limits your expansion capabilities. It does, however, have one PCIe x 16 slot, one PCIe x 1 slot and two PCI slots so "in theory, you could install 4 graphics cards, each supporting 2 monitors. However, that many cards would place a large power demand on the motherboards power bus, and a very large demand for power, and a very large demand on case cooling. If that case is also a small or micro sized case, I doubt it will have the necessary support for the additional fans you will need to expel all the generated heat.

As far as recommendations - you need to set your budget then go from there but understand even adding one more graphics card may require a bigger PSU. As for which chipset, technically, it does not matter as long as it has drivers for your OS.

Also note that if your current version of Windows was bought for or came with your current motherboard/computer and is an OEM license (normally the case) then you will need to buy a new Windows license if you upgrade your motherboard. The motherboard is the heart the computer - the "mother" board - and a new motherboard is considered a new computer. You can upgrade any and every other component and not need a new license - just not the motherboard. You can only transfer "full retail" licenses, and you can only reuse OEM licenses when replacing a broken motherboard as part of a repair action with an identical board (or the same maker's sug... Read more

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I have been connecting my HP Laptop to my 42in 720p television and every time i do my resolution changes on my laptop screen and my icons get moved around. I am wondering if there is a way to set different propeties so that when I disconnect my TV the computer automatically goes back to its previous settings?
Thanks.
 

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hi and welcome to TSG have you tried clicking on a empty space on your desktop and choose personlise then display settings you can set up yor tv as a second monitor, also if you have it on the left hand column connect to a external device
 

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Ok i have two monitors and i was wondering how do i make both work as if they were one large monitor
 

Answer:How do i set up multiple monitors?

You have to have a graphics card which has two outputs compatible with both monitors. Just take a look at the connectors on the monitors. To see If you have DVI or VGA
Then look behind your computer to see if you have two outputs that match up. If so, great! you can configure the settings by right clicking on the desktop and going to the graphics card configuration window. If your graphics card doesn't have the supported output you would need a new one before you could have dual monitors.
 

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Hi,
I have a Radeon HD 5570 1GB which has display port, hdmi & dvi port. I would like to connect 3 monitors but this video card only supports 2 monitors. What is cheapest & simplest way to provision the 3rd monitor to extend desktop? Could I add ATI Radeon HD 4350 512MB as a 2nd card? Will this work no problem for sure? Connect any monitor to the 2nd card? Need dissplay port adapter? Any config required?
 

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Is it possible to run the front, left and right views of a game on three monitors. Example, I have three monitors. I am playing IL 1946. I want front, left and right view to run simultaneous so I can see what is incomming from the side without loosing my shot st the plane in front.
 

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The OS does not see my second monitor in device manager. Is there a fix?

Answer:Win 10 not seeing multiple monitors

I had the same problem until I installed AMD drivers. Only then did I get to use both screens.

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have 2 lcd monitors on a dual monitor card. can a crt monitor be added?
thanx
 

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Sure if you have the correct connections to a regular CRT monitor is should work fine.
 

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Good Morning Guys

Please help me. I want a way of connecting 5 monitors in one computer. Each monitor must able to display a unique application. In other words all 5 monitors will display different application. Secondly I want to navigate to all this monitors using a one keyboard and one mouse.

Yours Sincerely
Mdima
 

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Welcome to TSG,

I've edited your title to give it a useful title.

You should look in to an AMD Radeon Eyefinity card or a Matrox card with 5 or more outputs.

Here's some examples:
http://www.club-3d.com/index.php/products/reader.en/product/radeon-hd-7870-eyefinity-6.html?page=6
http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/5870_Eyefinity_66S2GD5/
http://www.sapphirepgs.com/featurepage.asp?IDno=18&lang=eng
http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/graphics_cards/m_series/m9188pciex16/?productTabs=1

You can get DisplayPort to any type of connector to connect each of the 5 monitors.
You can also use multiple cards, you could use an existing card and add a second card to get more monitors.
 

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Is there a way to make certain programs only open up on a certain monitor in Windows 10? Right now I am using 2 monitors for programs and a TV to run Netflix app, etc.

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I don't know if this will work or not, but you can try. You want an "extend these displays" setting on multiple displays. On the multiple monitor setup page (display settings) there are two big squares depicting monitor 1 and monitor 2. Click on the box depicting your monitor you want for programs. With that square highlighted, make sure "Make this my main display" is checked. Apply changes if you need to.

Now, open the media program (like Netflix) you want to open on the TV - it will probably open on the "programs" monitor. Make it a Window (not full screen), and drag it over to the TV. Full screen it on there and close the program. Now try to re-open the program from your "computer" monitor - the one you made the "main" monitor. Hopefully the program remembers to start on the TV.

Kodi - the multimedia program that I use - actually has a setting inside the program to tell it which monitor (#1 or #2) to open on.

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Hi all,

I am wondering if there is a reasonably simple and cheap way to run multiple monitors off a single computer.

What I want to do is have the computer with a monitor that is being used by the person using the computer, and then have several monitors showing different slideshows, but running off the same computer.

Thanks,
Michael
 

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Hi, I'm new here so I apologize if I posted this in the wrong section.

I have 2 monitors and one TV connected to my Win7 desktop. I was wondering if there's a gadget or something to facilitate the process of changing my display as my current video card only supports 2 screens at once. I use my 2 monitors most of the time, but whenever I want to watch a movie its a hassle to disable my secondary monitor to enable my TV. If there's anything that will make this process quicker, please let me know.

Thank you.

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Welcome to Seven Forums johnnyc418. A monitor switch box can be used to share 2 monitors with one PC (basically what you need to do). They will likely need to use the same type of output (VGA, or DVI). Have a google for Monitor Switch Box, and you will find many choices and price ranges. A Guy

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Having trouble keeping a secondary monitor 'alive' after it comes on, then dies when Windows starts up.
Have done a trouble shoot but cannot access a number of the categories, supposedly in Control Panel, which come up in the troubleshooter. ie: the double screen window doesn't show under 'Display' options.
The machine I'm having this problem with is using Windows XP Home edition.
This machine I'm using right now has Windows XP Professional edition and this dialog window shows under 'Display'.
[Whether it will actually support a second monitor or not, I'm not sure! Haven't tried this one yet.]

Further info - the problem m/c does have a dual video card, and the secondary monitor works initially, but as soon as the Welcome screen comes on, it dies. Maddening!

Any one have any ideas?

mjbyyz (John B). 100426-22:59EDT
 

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I have just learned how to put multiple monitors on one computer so as to extend the available desktop space. What I would like to know is how to extend the program bar at the bottom of the screen across both monitors. At the present time I have the program bar on one screen only and would preferr that it be on both.

Answer:Multiple monitors

you can only do that is you make both screens act as 1. That would stretch your screen across both monitors.

You will have to select single view instead of dual view or clone in order for this to work.

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I have just learned to hook up two serial monitors to one CPU via a Y cable. My office has a few DVI monitors and I do not seem to find any Y cables for the DVI monitors. How do you connect two DVI monitors to a CPU?

Answer:Multiple monitors on one PC

buy a card with 2 dvi-i out or add a pci card to the agp one.

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I was talking with someone the other day and they mentioned the possibility of using mulitple monitors on one computer. This would be an excellent solution for the kind of work I do. My question is around how to set that up. I'd like to do this with my laptop if possible.

Thanks,

Campsb
 

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I have a flat screen monitor that is connected via the DVI port. I also have an HDTV, where my computer connects to it via an HDMI cable. I notice they can't work simultaneously.

is there a software solution to be able to switch between the 2, perhaps by disabling something?

thanks.

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Hi jimlau,

You should be able to right click on the Desktop and from there navigate to Screen Resolution. Once in the Screen Resolution menu, you can chose how Windows treats the second monitor / TV.

I am sorry but your post is a little vague / confusing too me. What exactly are you trying to do with them?

-JackALope

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I have two video cards, both with dual VGA heads.

One is an ATI Radeon 9600, and the other is a Nvidia MX440.

My computer has been cold-crashing recently, and I though it was due to the power supply being insufficient (which I have not ruled out entirely).

But on a whim I decided to use the "send error report" feature when it came back up.

The analysis said it was due to the ATI card, and I should go to their website, and install new drivers.

So naturally, I did. I selected my OS, the card type, and then downloaded the driver and installed it.

I am pleased to report that it has fixed the cold-crashing problem...

However, as with many remedies, there are side-effects. In this case, the new drivers:

1.) Stopped the ATI card from working entirely.
2.) Crippled the Nvidia card, reducing it to only one screen
3.) Slowed the entire system to a crawl.
4.) Crippled the sound card driver, so that music sounds like high pitched static noise.

Well of course it's not going to crash now- The three most power-hungry cards have been disabled!

I love ATI

I suppose the smart thing to do at this point would be a driver roll-back, or a system restore, but since I have never used them, I forgot I even had the option until after I formated the hard drive.

(That tends to be my solution for most software problems. It's cheaper than all of those utilities to clean it up )

So having said all that, here is the problem:

I can't get windoze to recognize more tha... Read more

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I'm running windows xp home on my laptop and I'm setting up multiple monitors. I'm having a problem making my second monitor my primary monitor. I see the option in the display properties but I can't check the option to have my second monitor my primary, the box is shaded over. Is there a way to have the second monitor my primary? Thanks
-Andrew
 

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Strangely enough you appear to need to make the selection on the other monitor (where the selection is not greyed out) and then it will be available on the second one (and selecting that unselects and greys out the other one)

Works for me anyway.
 

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Everything seems fine, the second monitor has the message that the display adapter was initialized successfully. But under Display Properties -> Settings there is only one monitor picture shown.
Under the System properties the Display adapter tells me that the area of memory normally used by this device is beeing used by another program or device. I already tried the advice under C:\windows\Display.txt.
 

Answer:multiple Monitors

Don't really know anything about dual monitor, but maybe this site will help:
http://www.languru.com/multimon.htm
 

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I have 2 identical R51 ThinkPads on docking stations.  On one, when I plugged in an LCD monitor I got a pop-up box that asked "would you like to activate this monitor".  I did and it allowed me to extend my desktop to both monitors.  Simple! The other R51 just tells me (control panel/display/settings) that the second monitor is not active.  I've tried everything I can think of including swaping docking stations and LCD monitors with no joy. Both R51's are running XP Pro Ideas?

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You shouldn't connect a monitor to the docking station while the notebook or the monitor is powered on or in stand-by. Doing so might damage the graphics output circuitry. You should power down the notebook and the monitor and disconnect the notebook's power cord from the wall outlet before connecting the monitor. It might also be a good idea to disconnect the monitor's power cord from its wall outlet before connecting the monitor to the notebook. You can find instructions on how to connect a monitor in the Access IBM online User's Guide, which should be installed on your notebook. If it isn't on your hard disk, you can download it from Lenovo's support site. It's a program that has to be installed. Please also observe all instructions in the ThinkPad Safety and Warranty Guide, it contains instructions concerning how to connect signal cables and power. This guide is available on Lenovo's support site. The advice given above might not solve the problem that you have written about, but following it might prevent further damage. If you aren't using Presentation Director, you might want to download it from Lenovo and install it. It's a utility for configuring displays. I'm not sure whether the R51 supports DVI out on the docking station, but i suppose the Access IBM online User's Guide contains information on this. If it supports DVI out on the docking station and your monitor has a DVI connector, you could try to connect the monitor over DVI.

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I have this old IBM Thinkpad T41.  The monitor went bad and it is very hard to see, so I hooked it up to my tv using the multiple monitor feature.  Everything was great for a couple of months, then all of a sudden I couldn't connect to the internet at all.  I looked on forums and decided maybe I had a virus, so I dug out my old xp disk and reinstalled it.  It was so old that I had to download service pack 2 onto an external hard drive and install it from there.  Then I was able to get service pack 3 and was able to connect to the internet.  But now, I don't have a multiple monitor feature even available to me.  When I start up the computer I get an error that the ATI Control Panel failed to initialize because no ATI driver in installed. Where do I find which one I need? 













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you should install an old Omega Catalyst driver (google it) that should work. 

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I use two screens with XP home but could not load vista although the program from MS suggested it should load.Has anyone tried more than one screen with vista?PCI express cards can feed two screens(XP) but as PCI (not express) cards are getting rare how do we feed say three or four screens?

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Hiif you are using 2 x PCI cards in Vista they must be exactly the same chipset type, IE both Nvidia or both Radeon you cant have one nvidia and one radeon.i currently run 3 19" Samsung TFT's from 2 x Radeon x1950 512mb PCI-x cards on Vista with no problems.If you are not into playing games then i would strongly sugest that you have a look at the Matrox range of graphics cards they are all multi monitor suport and are all available in PCI, AGP, and PCI-x some of them are quad head cards ie 4 x monitors from same card)

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i don't know if this is even possible or not, but maybe someone can help.

I have 2 laptops and a projector. I need to clone the laptop display that's hooked up to the projector to the other laptop.

So I would have 1 laptop screen with (ex. a .ppt presentation) and another laptop that would need to be connected to the one running the .ppt presentation, all while displaying on a projector.

I know it doesn't make sense, but it's been requested and I've never heard of such a thing. I know it's possible with a seperate external monitor or a TV, but another laptop?

Thanks!

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Network video streaming across LAN is all i can think of. However the client computer would have to start the stream so it would not be the clone that you are looking for. http://www.videolan.org/vlc/streaming.html

lo and behold there is such a thing http://www.maxivista.com/

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Hi...just received my new T61.I would like to use two external monitors, thus giving me three displays (2 externals plus the 1 laptop display).Can I do this?  How?There seems to be several alternatives, including Cinemassive's Cineport; Digital Tigers' ZenStation or SideCar; Villiage Trionics VTBook; DualHead2GO; plus some tricks that might be possible through the docking station.My specs: Type= 7659, Model A71; Intel Core2 duo T7300 at 2GHz; 1.96GB RAM, Intel 965 Express chipset for graphics (PM965/GM965); Windows XP SP2.  Can this laptop support three displays?I am willing to spend a few bucks, if it works.I appreciate your help.Thanks,

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i have two computers and only one monitor and wanted to know if there was some way to use a splitter of some kind to switch back and forth without unhooking anything

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Hi drew.A switch box like this one would be the best solution. You don't get signal degradation with them.When buying a switchbox you need to be sure it is compatable with your monitor connection types.You will also find some that require a power source. The above one does not.

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Ive got a laptop and another monitor and id like to set the other monitor as my prmary. I hooked the other monitor up to my laptop and then it came on just fine and i could move back and forth but i couldnt get all my stuff over there. I tried to drad everything over there and tha worked but when ever i start a new app or game it stars up on the laptop. is there any way to fix this?
 

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Hi everyone,Just got a M92P with a ATI HD7450 video card which Lenovo sales told me would support 4 monitors.  The card only has a DVI and a DisplayPort. There is a DP connections on the motherboard as well. Any ideas how to go about getting 3 monitors connected?Thanks













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This thread may be of assistance:http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/A-M-and-Edge-Series-ThinkCentre/M91p-3-amp-4-monitor-support/m-p/639705#... I'm using a passive DP adapter (to DVI) off the motherboard.  http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/A-M-and-Edge-Series-ThinkCentre/DisplayPort-to-DVI-on-M91p/m-p/752491#M8...Let us know.

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is it possible to setup my tv to monitor status if i install another graphics card from another computer or do i need to get some kind of adapter to link my pc to monitor and tv. I can use either at the moment but want to have connection to both all the time
 

Answer:multiple monitors

You need a video card with two outputs or use two video cards. If you use two cards, you should use cards of the same brand (ie: ATI or nVidia).

With that said, it also depends on the TV and the type of inputs that it supports. You then need a card with an output that matches the TV input (ie: HDMI, DVI, VGA, etc.)
 

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Have a question for those using more than one monitor. How does this help productivity? And what do you use such a setup for?

Answer:Why multiple monitors?

You can drag programs over to the other screen and it basically makes your screen bigger.

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My home computer has multiple monitors, 3 to be exact. However when I RDC into it say on my laptop or my work machine, I can only get one monitor. This presents a problem when I open something and it opens on another monitor. Is there a command/way to say switch between the monitors or bring something to the monitor that's currently showing on my RDC?
 

Answer:RDC, multiple monitors

MSTSC /SPAN

However, it treats all three monitors as one big window. It doesn't use the multiple monitors like your desktop does.
 

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Is it possible to run two external monitors and the internal LCD at the same time, giving me 3 screens?

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i think, out of the box, it's not possible to drive more than one monitor. however, a usb-graphics-adapter (probably poor performance) or an external graphicscard (powerfull, expensive, via pc-expresscard, look here for futher linformation).  hope I could help you with this. -w510usr

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My issue is quite simple; since I got a secondary monitor, my desktop wallpaper has been randomly going black without apparent reason. How can I fix this issue?
 

Answer:Win 8 and multiple monitors

Is your copy of Windows activated? Wallpaper can be set to black if it isn't.
 

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I have a HP Pavilion g4 running Windows 8.
I have the capability to add 1 monitor
However I would like to add 1 more monitor, so iii have 3 active working at onetime.
What Hardware and Software do I need to do this? Thanks
 

Answer:Add Multiple Monitors to PC

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What is the best solution for working with two VGA monitors in addition to the notebook screen? I purchased an external VGA drive and it all worked for a few hours until the notebook crashed with a blue screen.  Is there any Lenovo supported device that can enable this functionality?  The operating system is Vista (the one used for large corporations).

Answer:Multiple Monitors with X61

Hi,I'm working with 2 monitor without problem.Maybe your  can upgrade your driver here:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-67971.html#video Did you checked it with system update?(the F7 controller was updated last month)  Good luck  

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Alright, I know that you can have multiple monitors hooked up (assuming your vid card can support it), I'm wondering if it's possible to have 2 monitors, both having different things on each screen..

For example, Let's say I'm working a webpage design. I have 2 monitors hooked up, and I want 1 monitor to have the html page open, and the other monitor to have the notepad open. I then want to save the notepad file, and then refresh the html page (on the other monitor)

Another example could include playing 2 games at once on different monitors.. Like City of Heroes on one monitor and Warcraft III on the other.

Is this at all possible with 1 tower? Or is this like a 2 computer sort of deal..

Thanks!
 

Answer:Multiple Monitors..?

The first scenerio is quite possibly, since you do not need to clone one display to the other. You can set it up as an extension of the first, monitor and have whatever you like on it or set it up as a seperate screen.

The second senerio would not work, since it would stress every component in the entire computer as it would need to render two highly intensive environments with complex graphics and sounds with only one set of hardware to do so and to control it.
 

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How can i have more than 2 Monitor plugged into my desktop , i have seen lots of people do that and wonder how ?
 

Answer:Multiple Monitors

A video card with two outputs is one method. What's your existing hardware?
 

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I recently received a z51, and am trying to set it up the same way as my G510, with two external monitors (monitors 2 and 3) with the native display (display 1) copied to monitor 2. Using a Plugable USB 3.0 docking station, I have one monitor plugged into the VGA port on the computer, and the other plugged into the port on the docking station using an adapter. This is how it was set up on my G510. The monitor plugged into the computer port is monitor 2, and is recognized by the computer, but no image shows on the monitor. I can get the computer display (display 1) to extend to the second monitor (display 3) but not display 2. After fiddling, I made it worse, and I can only duplicate my desktop on the third monitor (through the docking station) if I unplug the VGA cable from the computer. Any help here would be appreciated.

Answer:Multiple Monitors on my Z51

hi bajajoaquin,
 
Can you try these steps:
1. Disconnect the Plugable USB 3.0 docking station and unplug VGA cable that goes to Monitor #2.
2. If you're on Win8.1, right click on the desktop, choose Screen Resolution and adjust the native screen resolution to 1024x768.
3. Connect the VGA cable that goes to Monitor #2 (ensure that it's on VGA input mode) then press the Windows key? +P, choose Project and observe if you now get a display on Monitor #2 (adjust the screen resolution if necessary).
 
If you still don't get a display on Monitor #2, press the Windows key? +X , navigate to Programs and Features and uninstall the Intel HD Graphics driver (reboot if necessary) then reinstall it back from the D:\Drivers folder, Z51 drivers page or from the Intel site (if you have integrated graphics only)
 
If you still don't get a display on Monitor #2 via VGA, check if the monitor supports HDMI and use it to connect on the Z51 and observe.
 
4. If you now manage to clone the native display on Monitor #2, reconnect the Plugable USB 3.0 docking station and try to extend Monitor #3 and observe.
 
 
Let me know if this works for you..
 
Regards

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Is it possible to connect to separate monitors with HDMI-DVI connection cables?  Is the HP capable of handling multiple attached monitors?  If so, do you need to purchase a HDMI splitter?

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Hi, I didn't know where this topic would be appropriate so I put it in the XP one.

I'm trying to set up multiple monitors using a CRT TV that has an s-video hook up. My video card has a TV-out and I have the proper cord to connect the 2 (the cord actually splits into an s-video and composite video). When it's all hooked up and I go into the display settings and try to enable or activate the second monitor, it just flickers for a second or two then stops and nothing has changed.

I have set this up in the past but forgot how I did it. I'm not completely sure but the last time I had it set up, I might have had my old Radeon 9000 pro instead of my x1600 pro that I have now. Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:multiple monitors with tv

HOW TO FORCE A TV DETECTION on every pc, and videocard

here is a video i found that show you how to do it easely

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/109632...n_a_laptop_pc/

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Hello,
I am not very good at computers. I am trying to hook up a second monitor to my desktop. I used a VGA splitter and now I get the same picture on both screens. I want to extend it so I can use different windows between the two screens. Please advise. I suspect that I have to buy something, but I don't know what.

My computer is a :
Dell Dimension E310

My display adapter is :
Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family

What else do you need to know? And you might have to tell me how to find it because all I know how to do is go to control panel and click display.

Thanks,
Sam
 

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I should be able to keep this simple,  since I am.  I have a Frankenstein computer.  Runs well.  For my monitor port, it came with AGP 2.0,  which I don't use.  From a previous computer, I had installed in this a Nvidia ge-force 5200 128Mb  Dual port set-up in a PC slot.  I run 2 monitors, easily.  I was told that when I expanded to the use of 3 monitors, which I will for stock trading,  to make sure the video card that I added was COMPATIBLE. On the back of the computer there appears to be 5 PCI slots (?) . . .none are PCIe,  with only the second one from the top being used, for the dual port display.  My question is,  in WHAT respects must the new card be compatible.  The one I have is not offered ( at retail) anymore,  actually it is,  but at 256Mb. Can I simply plug in one more monitor to the AGP port that is not used,  and will the comp idenify it  (Windows XP Pro) and allow me to control all 3 monitors with one keyboard & mouse,  or is there something more to do. ?   OR, will 1 AGP hook-up work with the other 2 screens thru the Dual PCI card ?  Does what ever I use have to be 128Mb.?  or if its higher rated, will it just underclock to 128Mb.  Or,  do I just add  1 PCI single display to one of the slots in the back ?  Is it Plug & Play,  or is there more to do to make it all work ?   I realize these are a lot of smallish... Read more

Answer:Multiple Monitors

you talk to deadly reckon. he has 4 monitors and some one said some in his car too. hes so smart and know all these things.maybe he teach u too.

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hey guyz, i think i got a simple problem but its difficult for me figure it out, my ATI graphics card's got a multiple monitor function which i'm battling to turn it off.. . i dnt want to uninstall the drivers and card (too much of a hustle) any ideas?
 

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Hi all

First post ever to a computer forum

I have a new computer and I am planning to output to on or more of three monitors including a 42 inch TV

I have an ATI 5770 GPU

The output will be identical on the different displays

Stupid question - does the output to multiple monitors slow the performance? If so it there a way to activate only the monitor or monitors that I will be using?

Thanks

Will

Answer:Multiple monitors

Welcome to SevenForums! You made the right decision posting here.

If you have a compatible video card, you will have no trouble using dual monitors. Performance impact will be slight, unnoticeable unless you are trying to game that way.

Yes, you can disable any monitors you do not use. Right-click on the desktop, and click Screen Resolution. YOu can go from there.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan

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Greetings all!
I have the following issue I need assistance in resolving.
I currently have my Syncmaster 2033 as my primary viewing screen.
I'm able to use a Sharp Aquos independantly to view Hi def, provided I have the syncmaster disconnected! That is I cannot have both connected, the syncmaster connect6ed via dvi connection and the Aquos connected by HDMI connection.
When I start my system the syncmaster displays the windows logo but then goes dark and the Aquos lights up and is the main view screen while the sysncmaster is dark.
So how can I use multiple monitors?
My specs are updated on the bottom left and I have downloaded the latest ATI catalyst drivers.

Regards,
Adrian

Answer:Multiple Monitors

The monitor have a VGA connection? If so try it with that instead of the DVI connection. Problem is as I understand it is that both the DVI and HDMI connections can't be used at the same time. Don't remember where I saw it but has something to do with using two digital connections at the same time (and how the RAMDAC's handle it), but works fine with the VGA and HDMI.

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I have four monitors. I want to add another computer in a KVM switch type configuration. Any way I can do this maintaining the use of all the monitors over each machine?

Answer:Multiple monitors and KVM

Can you provide more details on what equipment you have and what your trying to achieve?

Such as will you have four computers each with a monitor and all sharing one keyboard?

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Hi, I want to use three monitors, one laptop screen and two external screens. I have connected the screens in two ways. VGA + DisplayPort to HDMIWith this setup, two monitors do work. When I try to add a third monitor (Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution) and click OK, Windows gives the following message: "Unable to save display settings". Wether I enable the laptop screen with an external screen or two external screens does not matter. It just cannot handle three screens. Microsoft says: "This issue occurs because some laptop graphic adapters only support two displays at one time. When you attempt to configure the display settings to use a third monitor on a laptop that supports only two monitors, Windows 7 and Windows 8 will check the hardware to confirm compatibility, then display the error message." But the hardware does support three monitors... VGA + DisplayPort to VGA adapter (to VGA of course)When i connect the screens like this, alle screens are working. The only problem is that when I set the resolution of the screen attached to the DisplayPort (to VGA adapter) to 1920 x 1080, the screen starts to flicker. When I put  the resolution to 1600 x 900 the screen works just fine. This is not a big problem, but when you buy a 27 inch Full HD screen you want to use it to it full capibility as you can imagine.   I read something abo... Read more

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I have an application called worklist that is only coming up on one of the three monitors attached to the PC. It shows on Monitor 1 and I need it to show on Monitor 3 instead. How do I change which monitor the application will show on?

Thanks.

Kev

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Ok i have been trying to hook up my two 17" flat panels for like 5 hours and i cant do it so i need help!!!

Here what i got going on.

I have an on board video, And i have a Nvidia riva TNT2 model 64 video card.

Ive gone to the disdlay settings and everything. This is WHAT i should be seeing>>>>>>
NOT MY ACUTAL SCREEN SHOT!!!!!!!

But this is what i am seeing instead, only one choice.


NOT MY ACUTAL SCREEN SHOT!!!!!!!

It only choose one or the other, when i take out the card it goes to the onboard when i put the card in and leave th onboard plugged in it just switches the the card only!!
So is there some kind of over write i can change so it doesnt just use one.

Is this possibly a driver udate problem??


I tried updating the driver for the card and it just seys error. dont know why but the sucks too.


please help

Answer:multiple monitors

Hi 73fd and welcome to TSF !

I don't think you'll be able to use both your onboard video and your AGP video card at the same time. That setup can be done with a PCI(-E) video card, and only with some motherboards, but I think the AGP card automatically disables the onboard video when you plug it in.

I'll google a bit and I'll tell you if I'm wrong.

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Can I set up more than two monitors in Windows 10 on my HP Pavillion desktop? 

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For those of you using a dual monitor setup, do you primarily use your left screen or right screen? which is your main monitor that you use first or most, and which is your second. Also with Nvidia's new 3 way SLI does that mean you can hook up to 6 monitors to your computer? cuz that wud be really kool, but which OS supports that? thanks

heffer

Answer:multiple monitors

I use my left screen. SLI disables any ability to use multiple monitors. If you have SLI off then yes you could use 6 monitors.

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i have 2 monitors attached to my surface pro 3 and for some reason 1 of them stopped displaying. When i switch the cable to the other monitor it works so i believe something is screwed up in the settings. Please advise what to do.

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Hey guys,

I have an Asus G75V laptop. I have two additional monitors that are connected to my laptop, one with a VGA connection and the other with a HDMI connection.

My question is: How do I set my laptop to keep the settings/layout without it changing whenever I power off the laptop and monitors?

If I power on my laptop without one of my monitors powered on, all the settings are changed. I would like to keep it as is when I set everything up.

My setup is like this: My laptop's monitor is the main monitor. I have two other monitors on either side of my laptop. The one on the left is through VGA and the one on the right is through HDMI. I extended my display to the left. I mirror my laptop's image on the monitor to the right (HDMI).

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

Answer:Help with Multiple Monitors

Hi and welcome to TSF have you checked this out How To Configure And Use Multiple Monitors In Windows 7
there is more here in the first couple of links from MS https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=se...w=1366&bih=619

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I have a K3 series desktop. It only has one VGA port which I use for the main monitor. I wanted to add another one so I bought a VGA adaptor. When I installed a new monitor I got a screen and I could move sessions to it but the desktop did not recognize the new monitor. I couldn't change the resolution which was so low the text was very big and I couldn't use it that way. Has anyone else had this problem? I used an adaptor that I bought at Best Buy. They told me that the setting needed to be adjusted. I called  Intel and they said that they could not help because it might be a custom setting for Lenovo.  Lenovo support said they do not help with this system any longer. Do you have any suggestions on how to fix this problem?Thank youSandra  

Answer:K3 multiple monitors

what gfx card did you get?are both monitors plugged into the new gfx card?have you installed the gfx card drivers for your model?hold windows key on keyboard and press p twice and this should select duplicate monitor (both should look the same) for testing atm

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Ok, the story is have 2 monitor's and a tv hooked up to my computer. When I'm not playing a dvd or something on the tv I would like to have some sort of 3d fish animation going on it, so it looks like a fish tank. I can easily get one of these as a scr, but that doesn't help since I want to have the animation going while I do my thing with the other 2 screens.

Far as I can tell the easist way to do this would be to use some scr player which can just run a screen saver on the tv, but be unaffected by mouse movement. It would be important that the prog have windowed mode since if it just fullscreans it it will likely mess up my other displays.

The other solution I thought of was to make that screens desktop an animated desktop with my disired fishy display. This however has proven to be difficult since all the animated desktop prgos i have found only support 1 display.

If anyone can tell me of some good progs to us or any other thoughts on how I can fix this I would be quite thankful. Btw I'm running winxp pro, the 3 displays are coming from 2 video cards. my primary monitor, and the tv are coming from my grforce fx 5600 agp card, and the second monitor is coming from a pci geforce mx 4400 card. Thanks again
 

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Hello. I am new here.

Have a question regarding using multiple monitors for display purposes, while using my laptop & its monitor to perform other app's.

Example: I photograph sporting events. I download my compact flash to my pc. I then do a quick batch enhancement on the photo's I just downloaded. Then I would like to name folders to upload to viewing station monitors. I would like to be able to use multiple monitors for displaying my photographs, at the same time still being able to use the pc for additional downloads and batch enhancements before uploading to additional folders for the viewing station monitors.

Do I need additional software/hardware? And "how do I" set this up? All input is greatly appreciated. Please feel free to email me regarding this question.

Steve
 

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I have a company laptop (Lenovo) that I am using w/windows 10
I have an external monitor (AOC 27" computer monitor) added and would like to add another. The addition would be a Hitachi ROKU 42" LED. The hitachi would be used on a AT&T Connect conf hosted call. The monitor is used for additional info from laptop and the laptop screen for other support as needed during the conference. Will this work and if so how do I get all three screens up at the same time?'
 

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Hi, I have an HP Pavilion laptop with Vista (32), and was using a Dell monitor as a second monitor. For some reason one day when I came in the desktop descided not to be visible on the monitor any longer. It picks up that there is a monitor there, and lets me extend the desktop onto it, and the monitor registers that it is connected too, but if I try and move anything over to the second monitor nothing is displayed on it, it just remains black. It doesnt even show my desktop background on the screen. I have tried many things to fix it including upgrading the drivers for my laptop and the monitor, restoring my computer to a previous point from when it did work, and I have tried using other monitors and using my monitor in other computers. Other monitors also had the same problem in my computer, and my monitor worked fine in other people's laptops, so the problem is definitely something to do with my computer.

Please help if you can suggest something else I can try, or what the problem is

Answer:Multiple Monitors

Reinstall your video card drivers (uninstall the old ones first, then do a fresh install). Check the cables (HDMI or VGA) to make sure it's connected. Turn the monitor off and back on. If you have an nVidia card, try the nVidia control panel, use Catalyst if you have ATi. Both of those control panels have monitor options.

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Hi,

I want a setup with 3 monitors so I can work with 3 remote desktop connections. Are there any desktop computers on the market that can do this by adding the additional monitors or do i need more junk to make this work? It seems windows 7 can do this. Appreciate any advice.

Gibs
 

Answer:multiple monitors

A lot of computers support triple monitors these days, Intel integrated graphics, AMD graphics, NVidia graphics cards all support 3 or more monitors as long as the model you choose has three or more outputs. You may need more "junk" to connect each monitor such as a DisplayPort adapter since most system use a DisplayPort adapter for teh third monitor though. Windows itself has no issues with multiple monitors.
 

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Hey, with my new video card I can use multiple monitors. How do I do it though? If I plug my second monitor into my old monitor spot, nothing happens.
 

Answer:Multiple Monitors

Your video has two outputs. Plug both monitors in, the primary should be in digital if you have digital\analog outputs. From there, right click your desktop, properties and configure the 2 monitors, one as #1, one as #2. Its failry easy to do from there, holler with more specs if you have trouble and one of us will assist.
 

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Hey gang!
I've got a nvidia 6600GT card that I run 2 monitors on (dualview). It runs in the AGP slot. I have another monitor that I want to add and I have a PCI
nvidia TNT (cheapie) card that I bought to run it.....How's the set up?
Will I need other drivers? Will it take over as the default monitor?
I have my good monitor set as default now with a second monitor both running on the one card. I use the setup for flight sim because I can put instruments on the other monitor instead of opening and closing them on the main one.

Thanks for your thoughts
Don
 

Answer:Multiple monitors..

Is what you're asking that you want to run 3 monitors?
 

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Hi Guys,

Right... I currently have a computer with two monitors, running off of one graphics card, one VGA output, one DVI.

I want to also hook up my TV (so I can watch films directly from my PC).

My TV has a VGA connection, and I have a 25m male-male extension VGA lead.

Can I get some suggestions on how to go about this?

Extra Graphics Card?
New Graphics Card?
VGA splitter (if they exist)?

I really don't know how I would go about this.
 

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I have just purchased an ACER 1916W monitor. I am running Windows XP, and have downloaded all the appropriate drivers for the monitor.I am trying to set up multiple monitors. I can set up my monitors to where I can drag from on monitor to the other. Though I want have the ACER monitor display to display exactly what I am seeing on my laptop display. That way I can just tuck my laptop up under the monitor shelf, and use another keyboard so I will have desk space. I have spent at least a day trying to work it myself and trying to talk to a tech from acer, but no luck. Also I was reading somthing about a cloned display, and it look like you may need some additional software. Though I am unsure. well anyhelp would greatly be appreciated. Thanks.

Donnell Kennerly
 

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Please can anyone help clear this up.....

I have a Sony-VAIO Laptop running XP Pro SP2 with ATI Rage Mobility Display Adapter. In the Settings for display properties it says (Multiple Monitors) and I have plugged in another monitor which duplicates the desktop, but I wish to stretch the desktop accross both the new monitor and the existing LCD. There only seems to be 1 monitor type shown. There is no identify tab or checkbox to "extend my windows desktop onto this monitor" Is my display adapter unable to do this - is it a driver issue or a windows setting - or shall I just give up now....

Appreciate Help.!!

Answer:Multiple Monitors

You said you can make it so that it simply duplicates your desktop but you can't find an option for stretching it right and not just no image at all coming up?

On my moms laptop I can acquire what you are looking for by right clicking on the desktop>Properties, click the settings tab, and then the Advanced button. From there you click the 'Displays' tab and it should show a power on and off button for the extra monitor and whatnot, make sure that it is indeed turned on and it's monitor 2. Now go back to the Settings tab and if that checkbox EXTEND MY WINDOWS DESKTOP is still not there, then try changing the pull down menu above it where it says "Displays" to "Multiple Monitors".

Sorry if I had a bad explination, but it's kinda hard without being there.

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How can I use multiple monitors hooked to the same pc. and display different documents
 

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I need to run 3 external monitors plus the laptop display.  I purchased a matrox millenium P650 LP dual monitor card for the dock.  The laptop display does not work when the matrox card is in the dock.  I am willing to consider another graphics card.  But do not have a clue where to get step by step instructions to make this work.  Neither Matrox nor Lenovo have been helpful.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Answer:Multiple Monitors T43 and Dock II

Welcome to the forum! Could you please post the 7-character model number of your T43, there are a few differences between machines with ATi GPUs and Intel integrated graphics... 

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I currently have a 2-monitor setup (Dell 30" monitor that requires dual-link DVI, and Dell 24" monitor that requires single-link DVI). I realize that I'd need to get HDMI-to-DVI and mini-DP to DVI adapters, but if I did so, would the X1 drive the two monitors simultaneously? As another way of asking, does the X1 drive monitors hooked to the mini-DP and the HDMI ports simultaneously?   Thanks for any help!  

Answer:Will the X1 drive multiple monitors?

you can drive the Dell 30 inch using the mini DP port (you would need couple of adapters) and the 24 inch using the HDMI port simultaneously. But the internal LCD will be switched off.

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I have been using a second monitor with my E540 through the VGA with no problems.  I want to add a second external  monitor and was wondering if I need to use the HDMI port in order to view 3 separate screen or can I use a VGA y splitter?

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Windows Seven OS
From Home basic to Ultimate have their Multi Monitors features right?
Is there any future update of that Multiple monitors features for Windows Vista Users?

Answer:Multiple monitors update??

What features? You can use multiple monitors in Vista.

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Hello,I would like to know if I could connect two external 24? 1920 x 1200 displays to the new W500 and be able to extend the desktop to both of these displays and the laptop´s.That way I could extend my work to 3 displays.I need to get the full 1920 x 1200 on the two external displays and on the laptop.I imagine I could use a splitter for the VGA port on the laptop or a splitter for the DVI port on a docking station.Thanks. 













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Answer:Multiple Monitors on a W500

The V5700 in the W500 has two internal display engines so you can only use 2 displays at a time native from the graphics chip, so two external monitors or one external + the notebook LCD. BUT you could use something like the Matrox DualHead2Go and split the output of the VGA output to two monitors (http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/).  The only issue there is it is sometimes a pain to get the laptop driver to output 3840x1200 since they are sometimes limited to certain resolutions, but it can work. Or you could try one of those USB 2.0 to video solutions but the performance on that monitor is not going to be pretty.  If you are just using office apps on that monitor it could be acceptable to you.  Most of them do not do go up to 1920x1200 but this one says it does:  http://www.usbgear.com/computer_cable_details.cfm?sku=USBG-SVGA-II&cats=169&catid=125%2C106%2C169 -ToddMessage Edited by tdesaix on 08-29-2008 08:43 AM

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I have done a clean install of win 2000 [had 98 se] now I no longer have the right tab in the display, advanced tab, to control ;and set my 2 [lcd] monitors. The win 2000 book shows it should be there, just like before; NOT ! Have tried every driver available for the ati agp card. [radeon 7000] Is there a file or some thing to open to get my dual/multiple monitors to work. Sorta like the themes, I can not find it. Didn't find anything in the windows data base. HELP
 

Answer:win 2000 pro multiple monitors

w2k doesn't natively support dual monitors. I'm fairly sure you're going to need a nvidia card to be able to get true dual view.

I've been able to get it to work with an nvidia card and driver 43.45. I haven't gotten it to work with an ATI card.

XP's a different story. ATI cards work just fine.
 

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Dear all
I am about to purchase x270. It is important for me to have 3 monitors (one will be the x270 itself)
what should i have and check so it will be possible?
thank you
 
 
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I run dual montiors with an extended desktop. However I have a problem with some of the games I try to play. Where the game doesnt prevent the mouse from leaving the game desktop and going out onto the extension.

Anyone know any possible solutions to this? Its really a pain especially in RTS when you're trying to scroll over to defend your base but end up clicking on the desktop instead lol
 

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I have recently sold a number of Edge 91z All-In-Ones where I am running a second screen from the display port adaptor.The second screen is set as an extended desktop.Now it is desired to connect another screen which can mirror the main screen, i.e. the built in one in the PC.Now in the past when not using an All-In-One (AIO), I would have conencted a video splitter on the main screen to acheive this.I have only just started to investigate options and am stuck at the moment.I don't think I can video split the main screen to another monitor as is it is internally wired, and I can't seem to find an option to be able to run another screen from the display port.Thought I would post on here to see if I can get some suggestions.My desried end result is to have 2 additional screens connected to the AIO PC with one screen being an extended desktop and the other being a clone of the main built in one.

Answer:Edge 91z and multiple monitors

use a USB2DVI device, you can set the mirroring option in Windows 7 display property.

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Hello, I have a Yoga 13, which has 1 HDMI, 1 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 2.0 ports. I have one Dell 2314 touch screen monitor, which in addition to using the HDMI port, requires the only USB 3.0 port for data connectivity to the touch screen. This leaves only the USB 2.0 port available. I wish to add a second monitor (non touch). My read of Lenovo One Link and 3.0 USB docks appear built for Think Pads. Are there any other Lenovo solutions for connecting one, or both monitors to my yoga 13. If not, given the limitations of the Intel HD 4000 video chip, are there any third party USB video adapters recommended for connecting the second monitor? Many thanks for all suggestions,

Answer:Yoga 13 Multiple Monitors

I use the HP 3005PR USB3 port replicator with my Y2 13.Supports 2 monitors (1x HDMI and 1x DisplayPort),audio, ethernet, 2x USB3 and many USB2 ...Works brillant and with many different laptops. My only wish is it would be nice to have the powersupply via the USB3 port, but that's not possible (yet) ...

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I have been using a second monitor with my E540 through the VGA with no problems.  I want to add a second external  monitor and was wondering if I need to use the HDMI port in order to view 3 separate screen or can I use a VGA y splitter?

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Hello Lenovo Community and Support, I got a L430 Thinkpad with an Intel 4000 graphics card. Now I want to connect 3 independent monitors to the laptop. I got 3 HP monitors (ZR22W) with DP, DVI and VGA port.  I know the l430 got an mini display and VGA port.  So how would it be possible to connect those 3 HP monitors ? What hardware (docking station, adapter ...) will I need to buy?  Thanks for your help!

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Hello.

I contacted Netflix support for this issue
and they said it is an html5 issue ?????

ok. The support engineer said to install Chrome.
ok. Chrome runs Netflix a-ok, good to go, on multiple monitors
that have differing resolutions in Windows 10.

Chrome displays Netflix fine on 1 monitor @ 3840 x 2160
and the other @ 1920 x 1080 at the same time

IE does not - Edge does not - the Netflix app does not.

Anyone else?

Answer:netflix on multiple monitors

Can you be more specific about what you mean by "multiple monitors"? Do you mean, at the same time? Or do you mean on monitors other than the primary one?

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I just recently d/led the catalyst 3.8 drivers and have a small problem. Under my display settings it says I'm running multiple monitors. While before it was just one. Also I've had slightly longer start ups since I've d/led the catalyst 3.8 drivers, I'm not sure if this is because it's set for multiple monitors or what. I've tried going to the advanced settings and disabling one of the monitors. There are 2, plug and play and default. I've tried disabling default and then it goes back to single monitor but as soon as I close the settings window and go back it's back to multiple. It very annoying Anyway it does the same thing when I try to disable the plug and play. And no I have not added any new hardware to my computer. If anyone could help that would be great.
 

Answer:Display says multiple monitors, but really just one.

Nevermind I fixed it
 

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I am having loads of trouble connecting 2 external monitors using a ultra docK docking station I initially started with a vga and an HDMI connector then I realsied that wasnt going to work so I got an VGA to DVI cable and it still doesnt like it Has anyone got any ideas it is driving me mad Thanks

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Hi

I am trying to connect an external TV to my laptop using HDMI connection.
I turned off both of them.
Connected the cable
turned on the TV.
Turned on my laptop.
Everything is fine while the windows starting, everything is displayed on the TV, (which is determined from the bios setup).
When the welcome screen appears, it appears on the laptop, not on the TV.
nothing appears on the TV.
I entered the resolution page and pressed the detect button, all what I get is "Another display not detected"
I tried updating my nvidia card driver.
I searched the internet for any help, I found that this problem happens with a lot of people, most of them say that this problem happened only with windows 7, and the external TV was detected easily using windows XP or Vista.

Please help.

This thread is from nvidia forums showing that the problem is not in the display card driver and all of them have the problem when upgraded to windows 7.

TV Display detection broken (TV not detected) in newest drivers - NVIDIA Forums

OS: Windows 7 ultimate 64bit
Display card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Driver version: 8.17.12.6658 (266.58)
CPU: Intel core i5 M430 2.27 GHz
Ram: 4.0 GB

Answer:Setup multiple monitors (Help).

Howdy hesh, and welcome to the 7F.

Could you tell me what type of computer it is? With model number ect.

Thanks,
Gamer

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