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Got a new monitor and unsure about the warning that pops up on it

So recently, I bought my self a brand new LG 34UM68, and when I set it up, a pop-up appeared saying roughly along the lines of,"(Caution) Be sure to use a supplied display port and an HDMI cable."...
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Connecting two HDMI screen to laptop via type C port using USB hub

Connecting two (USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter) to (Type C to 4 Port USB 3.0 HUB) and connecting the type c to my HP laptop windows 10 will works in order to connect two HDMI screen ?example of hardware:...
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YouTubeTV shutting off secondary monitor

W7. There is a feature that the YouTubeTV streaming service verified to me where their system and/or through chrome where one of my monitors is turned off when I play UTTV video. I run three extended ...
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Saving Multi-Monitor Configuration with Docking Station

I recently picked up a Lenovo Flex 5 laptop, which runs Windows 10. I love having multiple monitors, so I also got a Kensington Universal USB3.0 dual display docking station for when I'm seated at my ...
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How can I tell if a USB-C portable monitor is usable with a particular laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire R15 (Did not get it from Amazon, but here's the product link) and I want to purchase an external, portable monitor because as a Senior in Computer Science and professional ...
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NVIDIA video driver issue (error code 43) introduced by Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update

I have faced this issue for a few weeks now and it has disabled my multi-monitor setup and greatly decreased my productivity. I seek a workaround or resolution from someone who's already dealt with it....
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I'm trying to build a Raspberry Pi laptop with the screen, keyboard and shell of a Dell Inspiron M5030. How can I convert the laptop keyboard to USB? [on hold]

Alright so I know I'll need a driverboard for my screen. I'm hoping to use this one. Screen Driverboard. The driverboard isn't what worries me. Its getting the laptop keyboard to work with the ...
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Fedora 27 no hdmi output on AMD card

I just bought new laptop with AMD Radeon RX 550M card, installed fresh new Fedora 27 and everything was working properly.But...After update (dnf update) and restarting laptop my hdmi stopped ...
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GPU with 3 QHD (not UHD) capable outputs, no 6 pin need? [on hold]

I'm trying to find a GPU for 3x QHD monitors that I can install in a 2017 Dell Precision 3620. No gaming; just desktop work. There's no 6 pin power supply on the Dell PSU, but there are two spare/...
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Splitting a computer's display similar to multiple monitors?

so I work through a remote desktop and there's very long wait times since I render some videos and basically don't have to move a thing for a variably long time, I'd like to be able to be in ...
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In Windows 10, is there a way to snap a window to 1.5 screens wide?

I have a financial application I am using at work that requires a lot of screen real estate. I have it set up to use 1.5 monitors, but any window sizing doesn't work with the Windows 10 snapping tool....
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Surface Book External Monitor Disconnect

We have a user who was just issues a surface book and surface dock. He is connected to an Acer 27" monitor. We have run into an issue where both monitors keep flickering. During these episodes, there ...
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How to connect vga monitor to alienware 14?

I have only vga supported monitor, and have converter from vga to hdmi.But when i connect this to Alienware 14 laptop it is not working. I connected another dell laptop then VGA only monitor is ...
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What is the exact naming convention for Asus Monitors? [closed]

Asus has a line of monitors like PA238Q, VK278Q, VZ249H...etc.So after doing a little bit of research I found out the the name can be divided into for 4 components such asMonitor Series (eg: ...
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Fixing size of UI for two different displays

This might be a naive question. I have laptop (Dell XPS 15 Base) which has maximum resolution 3840 x 2160. And I have extended my display with an external LCD Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP which has maximum ...
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Use the touchscreen of one PC to control another

I have an old Lenovo Thinkpad s230u with a touchscreen. I would like to use its touchscreen to control my main PC so I could use multi-touch on the laptop and have it send the gesture to main PC. ...
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“Input Not Supported” on Acer S241HL Monitor with HDMI after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

My HP PC recently installed Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update). After the update, my second monitor, which is connected via HDMI, will no longer work with Windows. When the PC starts up, ...
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Monitor removes itself from sound devices by simply turning it off and on

This has started to become an annoyance from day to day. I have an Asus PB258Q connected to my laptop through HDMI. Starting the computer from new with the monitor connected automatically selects the ...
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Dual monitor system: our application opens on disconnected monitor

I have dual monitors. Our own wxwidget based application, after being closed, opens on the same monitor the next time it's opened. However, if that monitor is disconnected the application still opens ...
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iMac Pro triple monitor support performance hit?

I would like to how several things about the inital setup for a new iMac Pro.I plan to connect the iMac Pro to two additional Dell 4K monitors. I plan to buy the Vega 64 GPU but...Will maxing out ...
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Is there any way to quickly switch which monitor is duplicated on my TV on Windows?

I am running Windows 10. My computer has 3 display devices connected. Two of them are normal monitors, which sit one on top of the other due to lack of desk space. I will call them Primary and ...
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Windows 10 - Remote desktop on “ghost” screen

I have the following problematic:At work, I have a laptop with 3 monitors. Sometimes, I take my laptop at home to work.At home, I have a private computer with 3 screens, but I need to work on my ...
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Computer won't come out of sleep with dual monitors

Yesterday I installed a second ASUS VG248QE monitor to my computer connected via displayport and now when I leave my computer idle and come back, it's completely unresponsive. It won't power on ...
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Different Color For Two Monitors [duplicate]

I have two monitors on one PC (extend option). The colour for two monitors are different, how can I make the colour settings.E.g For monitor A, the colour is as shown in the below imageand for the ...
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Toggle laptop HDMI output

I use my laptop connected to an external monitor through HDMI. I also use it to watch movies and play games on my living room TV (I've an HDMI cable running along the wall). Each time I want to switch ...
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LG monitor driver installed but still poor quality and does not pivot

I just bought a LG 24BK550Y pivotable monitor, it works but:Display quality is very poor. As if brushed on, not sharp at all.Turning the screen does not pivot the viewWhat I've done so farI've ...
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Laptop showing resolution beyond its normal maximum, when plugged into a screen

My laptop currently has a maximum resolution of 1366x768, when not plugged into an external monitor, as shown here: I have a monitor with 1080p display capabilities. Oddly, when I plug it in to my ...
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Win10: Cannot get both displays to turn off

I have a Windows 10 desktop system with two monitors and I cannot get the monitors to turn off correctly. I've already tried working with MS tech support, but they weren't terribly useful.I ...
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How to disable macbook pro display while external monitors are plugged in?

I don't have external keyboard.I use one or two external monitors.I want my macbook screen to be disabled when external monitors are connected automatically to save power and fix annoying desktop ...
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3840x2160 resolution on external monitor possible with GeForce GTX 760M?

I am thinking about buying an external UHD monitor for my notebook in order to have a proper resolution like 3840x2160. But I am not sure if this will work. I took a look at the specifications For ...
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I'm unable to enable SLI on NVIDIA Control Panel after buying a new monitor

I bought a new monitor (an LG HDR 4K) to replace an old Apple Cinema Display. Before today I used dual monitors and SLI without any problems. My other monitor is an Acer XB321HK. So now that I have ...
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Three quarters of the page goes blank - MS-Word 2016 Windows 10-64bit SurfaceBook

Please see the attached screenshot, it happens when an external monitor is hooked up to the mini display port. The MS-Word has no problem when it's placed on the external monitor, but it shows such ...
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Why does Xorg come up in 1024x768 mode instead of full 1600x1200 resolution?

I have Xorg configured to use the radeon-driver and run two monitors I have attached to my Radeon HD 5670 card. It works.But, every time Xorg restarts, it comes up in 1024x768-mode with monitors ...
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Can I use a DisplayPort or HDMI to charge a laptop through USB 3.1 Type C?

I would like to use the Dell 24 UltraSharp Monitor: U2415 to charge my laptop which has a USB 3.1 type C port.The monitor does not have a USB 3.1 port itself but offers the following connectivity ...
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Outputting 4k@60hz from HP 15-as152nr laptop

I have thinked this in any way, I cannot figure out a solution on how to output on an external monitor (which can be anyone, really, not budget tied) at 4k@60hz.The laptop got Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS ...
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One of my multi monitors wont position correctly in windows 10 display settings or nvidia control panel?

I have 4 monitors on a single 1080. I have 1 x34 inch as main monitor, 3 monitors are above this main screen. 1 x 24inch on top left (OK) 1x24ich on top right(OK) 1 x 19inch in top Middle(Not OK) ...
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How to get the File status for each user on Windows servers using Performance monitor?

I have a problem which sometimes happens on Windows 2008 server.Ftp connections have rejected by Ftp server(IIS7.5) for a couple of hours.I wonder if some processes lock the upload files for a while....
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Laptop with broken HDD as a Secondary Monitor

My lenovo P400 ideapad, running win 8.1, crapped out a few months ago (registry error and I can't access my HDD) and I recently got a new laptop running win 10. Last time I tried fixing the computer, ...
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Why I can't extend to second monitor (connected via HDMI on TV) in xubuntu 14.04?

I don't how to extend to second monitor(HDMI) and then drag a window program to right or left. I tried set it in settings manager -> display, it shows laptop screen and below HDMI monitor, but there ...
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Second monitor failure after crash

I used to mine on NiceHash with both of my monitors working like a charm. But, after today's downtime due to the hack took too long for my liking I switched to Mining Pool Hub, and downloaded the ...
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Am I straining my graphics card? (nvlddmkm stopped then recovered)

I am now on my second NVIDIA GeForce GT710 graphics card in my 18 month old PC which I use to drive three monitors. With the first card I had, about once a day the screen would turn black for about a ...
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Display randomly goes black

One of my displays randomly turns black, sometimes staying black, sometimes turning back on after a few seconds, sometimes flickering between on and off. The backlight is still on, the OS does not ...
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How to utilize entire side of screen to transfer to a secondary monitor of a lower resolution in Windows 10

TL;DR: Does anyone know of a way that I can utilize the entire boarders of my 4K display to move to the 1080p ones on the sides.I have a three monitor setup in Windows 10. Left and right monitors ...
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Windows 10 always output audio over HDMI

I want to attach a Sony 5.1 surround sytem to my mini-atx mainboard PC.The only means of outputting 5.1 is the HDMI port of my Nvidia graphics card. The only input of 5.1 audio on the Sony system is ...
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Monitors won't turn when booting the first time

Basically when I shut off my computer for the night and come back in the morning, neither monitor will turn on. My keyboard, mouse, and pc will light up like everything is working fine. However when I ...
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Using an HDMI spliter with two different screens and cables

i just bought "fitTek Hdmi Spliter", i connected the input to my laptop via HDMI-HDMI cable and two outputs, the first via HDMI-HDMI cable and the second via HDMI-DVI cable. i can't seem to get a ...
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Why is my second GPU not being utilized on multiple monitors?

I have 2 Nvidia GTX770 EVGA Video cards with 4GBBut when I watch videos on multiple screens, These are my Nvidia settingsWhy does only one video card show utilization? More importantly, how ...
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Monitor Acer KG271: keeps disconnecting watching Netflix

I recently bought a new Acer KG271 monitor (it's a pretty new item, on the market since the first half of 2017 - full specs here). I connected it with the HDMI cable provided in the box and ...
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Vizta V24Lmha1 high pitched whining on Windows, none on Linux?

So I've got this Vizta monitor that I'm using for a secondary vertical monitor. Running off a EVGA GTX 970. When I'm in Windows 10, have it set for 1080p60hz, and it's whining like a madman. I've ...
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Does the GTX 970 supports two 4K monitors at 60Hz?

I have one Dell P2715Q 4K monitor and I'm planning to buy a second one, will my GTX 970 be able to handle both of them at 4K60Hz? I'm not planning to game in this machine, I'll used primarily for ...

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