Displays / Monitors

A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.

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My main Windows 10 desktops that I use both at home and at work are both connected to six different monitors.

Are three any utilities that will allow me to define which applications or programs will launch on which monitors?

I would also like to be able to define exactly what part of the screen these programs open on.

Are there any utilities or programs currently available that will allow this to be done?
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macbook reboots every time i connect my monitors

i have the latest macbook, and the LG27 inch Mac Monitor with USB-C connectors that connects directly into the macbook, everytime i disconnect and reconnects the macbook restarts

i got this from the logs
Wed Jun 20 10:46:23 2018

*** MCA Error Report ***
CPU Machine Check Architecture Error Dump (CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7920HQ CPU @ 3.10GHz, CPUID: 0x906E9)
CATERR detected! No MCA data found.
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Configuration:  
Lightroom Classic CC  7.3.1
Running on very nice iMac Pro   Mac OS 10.13.5
3 GHz Intel Xeon W
64 GB  Ram
Radion Pro Vega 64  16 MB
Additional Monitor - LG Thunderbolt 3

The user works
Develop mode on the iMac Pro Screen
Selected image on the LG Monitor

Problem:
Many times, when the image is cropped on the Develop screen on the iMac, the changes do not update on the LG second monitor.

Is there a way to force a refresh on the second screen?
Is this a bug in Lightroom CC?

Thanks
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I am using Display Fusion 9.2 by Binary Fortress to manage my 6 monitor set up. Something is stuck with it and I am getting very high CPU Spikes which is slowing down my system considerably. I have two NVIDIA GTX 640 graphics cards. I just update to NVIDIA 397 graphics drivers.  I have 24GB ram on a Windows 10 system recently updated. Any help would be appreciated.
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Hi there,  Q
I have got an Acer Harman/Kardon (thats probably not telling you anything at all), anyway, its an  All in One Acer and its running Windows 7.
It only has a HDMI cable output and the second screen has the HDMI cable.  I have tired 3 cables but the Acer won't identify or detect the monitor.
I am reading I am likely to need an upgrade to the graphics card.  I really don't know how to to this. Do you actually have to buy something to the motherboard or do you simply add some software that allows the two computers to talk to each other?
I wish it was a simple settings issue, but I suspect it's more.
I hope someone can help.
Thanks,
A
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Recently, when remote session is logged in, the host laptop's display monitor only shows only 2/3rd of the display.  Note the laptop itself has a complete screen as well as the computer system that I am conducted the remote session from.
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I have a Gigabyte z370n wifi MB.  It supposedly supports 3 displays. 2x HDMI and 1 Display Port.  My 2 HDMI's work but only mirrored.  The 3rd Display port does not work. It is using an adapter that is HDMI to display port. So there are two issues. Why won't the Computer pick up that it is multiple displays so I can expand separate displays and two, why wouldn't the display port work.  I am not using an additional GPU.  I'm only using the built in for now.  I was thinking maybe some software might help, but I couldn't find any drivers or software on the Gigabyte website.  Thoughts?
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Dell OptiPlex 7050 mmf.  Can't use dual monitors.  The machine has 2 video ports, 1 hdmi and 1 Dell Video port.  I connect one monitor to the HDMI port with a straight HDMI cable and it works great.  I can connect the other monitor to the Dell video port with an Dell to HDMI cable and it works great.  However I can't get both monitors to work at the same time.  If I click on detect monitors I get a message that says no other monitors detected even when both are connected.  I get the same message no matter which monitor I start with.
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I’m having the same issue, however I don’t have an extra graphics cards to test this trick.. please help!
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is there a laser pointer that can be point to a TV, led screen
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Screen not refreshing.

Client using Windows 10, Dual HD Monitors (using HDMI Cables. Every now and then remnants of one window remain on screen:
1.jpg4.jpg
I checked the Graphics Driver:
2.png Which wasnt the latest version. So I installed that a few weeks ago to:
3.pngBut still happening.

User needs to restart Outlook (seems to be the only app that is affected) to refresh correctly.

Windows up to date. Office up to date.

Any ideas?

Thanks
Mark
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Hi, I have a video on a thumb drive that I would like to continuously loop on a Sony TV KDL-50W800C. I can get it to play once by selecting it through the photo or video player apps (sorry TV not with me at the moment) but once it’s played it stops. I feel sure that it must be possible to loop the video. Does anyone know how to do this? Thanks
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Hi,

We have a Sky Q (2TB) box connected via HDMI cable to our Denon AVR X4300.

Our Denon AVR X4300 is connected via a HDMI cable to HDMI 1 port (HDMI 2.0) of our Iiyama PROLITE TE8668MIS-B1AG display.

We were setting up the 4K/ UHD channels on the Sky Q box and wished to set the colour resolution to 10-bit 2160p for TV shows and movies.

Setting Sky to 10-bit 2160p did not work and we had to use 8-bit colour resolution as an error message from Sky said that the colour settings were not set with the display for 10-bit colour resolution.

Iiyama told me that there was no settings to be configured for the display and that the display is set to 10-bit colour resolution and 4K and that a direct connection from Iiyama display to Sky box would work.

What would be the best way of testing the connection between the Sky Q (2TB) box, Denon AVR and Iiyama display to find out what is causing the problem.

Thanks,
Robbie
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We have a Dell Precision 3420 with Quadro K420.  The graphics look great on pc...but almost too good.  The pc is used by a dentist, and the xrays viewed on the system have vivid / dark shadows throughout.  It is causing improper diagnosis of decay, etc which rely's on shadows within the xray images.  The weird thing is this is a dual monitor setup, one monitor plugged into Quadro and one into the onboard Intel.  Both have the issue.  Have tried settings on the monitors to no avail, and have swapped out monitor to test.  Another pc, exact same setup, next to this one works perfect.  I'm stumped!!!
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I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k022dx Sleekbook with Windows 10 64 bit. The screen got damaged so I purchased a new touch screen assembly. Now the touchscreen does not work even though the HID Compliant Touchscreen device is in Device Manager and is working properly. If I try to update the driver Windows tells me I have the most up-to-date driver. If I go to the HP web site to look for a driver it tells me there are no compatible drivers for my OS.

This laptop came with Windows 7 and I updated it to Windows 10 having no problems at all until the touchscreen got damaged and required replacement. Please advise on how I can get this touchscreen working again. I have tried the following -

Uninstalled the touch screen from Device manager and reinstalled it.
Updated all drivers.
Updated the BIOS.

Thank you.

Robert
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have an Hp envy dv6 that was displaying an over heating error on startup, scrapped it cleaned the fan etc , reassembled it . npw when the power adapter is connected it comes on automatically the caps lock light gives a single blink constantly and the wifi light stays on.. also the LCD gives a quick flash
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I bought a Samsung Tab S3 (2017) and having problems connecting it to an external HDMI monitor.

1. Can you advise what I may be doing wrong?

2. What do I need to ensure I can display my TV or Projector or Monitor or similar as an extended desktop from my tablet?

3. Maybe I can use Chromecast but for my presentations I'll need access to streaming content from the internet (which if I use Chromecast my wifi will be used for casting and not for internet).

Please any clarification or advise will be grateful.
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My Dell P28f laptop's second screen tp the TV does not appear when I connect the HDMI cable to my laptop..why?..the laptop is Very New too..is something wrong with the factory's product ?
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Dear all,

I have a monitor with a USB hub and it's 'upstream' port is a USB-C.
It has 2 downstream ports, USB type A, I have connected my mouse+keyboard to it.

My macbook has USB-C output, if I connect it to the monitor, it works just fine.

My desktop doesn't have a USB-C output, which means that if I switch to my desktop (video over HDMI) I cannot use my mouse+keyboard without unplugging everything.

How should I connect my desktop to my monitor?

Would a USB type A -> USB type C cable work?
Or should I buy something like this https://www.amazon.de/dodocool-Express-Type-C-ConnectorSuperSpeed-Windows/dp/B01C59TB0I/?tag=androcentr0a-21&ascsubtag=UUwpUdUnU49956YYw ?

Best
Martin de Laat
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I have a dozen MSI GS63VR's to deploy.   Our current setup uses HP Z books with hard docks that provide power, Ethernet, dual display ports and several usbs.  

Hi am having a hard time finding a dock for the new MSI's.   I have tried USB 3 docks but they will not pass the Nvidia video thru, only the onboard intel.

Has anyone used a thunderbolt dock with these LT's that will provide dual monitor at the Nvidia level ?
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Hi,

We have a Microsoft Surface Studio display which has a PC built into it.

In our training room, which sometimes gets reconfigured with no tables for an open space, we are looking to get wall mounts that will allow this Display which has a PC built to do the following:
 
1.       Sit very tightly against the wall when it is not in use. Out of the way so that when the room is full of people, people will be less likely to brush against it. Also the training room is small, so the flatter it fits everything against the wall the better. Also, the small PC in the mount should be tillable so that it can be tilted downwards to sit better against wall.
 
2.       When using it, we need to be able to put it out from the wall, and have the ability to pull it downwards adjustable to the height we want. For example, it will need to appear as if it is sitting on a table where a person is using it as their work desk PC.
 
3.       We are looking for something also that looks very well, visually.
 
At the end of the day, what it will be for us is, when not in use, there will be no work desk in the room, the base unit and the display  will be folded flat against the wall. When in use we want lots of adjustments, and that it holds the position adjustment that we set so that it appears to be sitting on an office table.
 
https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-studio
 
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I want to connect the iMac to additional two monitors .
So the iMac will be in the middle and one monitor on each side.

Now when I tried it , I got an error , that it's taking too much of the computer resources .

What is the est way to accomplish this?
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Hi, We have a 2016 Server running a DC an RDS server and have a few users that run Multiple screens over RDP and that all works good, one is a laptop with second screen and other two users have PC's. while working they have lets say email open on the one screen and excel on the laptop screen and while working on email, the application jumps to the laptop screen, this is also the case for the PC's the app jumps from the non default/main monitor(Local) to the default monitor... now in 2012 this never happened... the laptop or PC's have no power managment and are actively being used so not screen to sleep or pc sleep going on.. is this a new issue in 2016 and please can Microsoft have a look at this... new OS and silly issues dont go well together. Looking to resolve this as Client not happy having to chase apps over the screens.
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Hi,

I am a business person who works from home.

I am looking for a TV to use for TV/ Home Cinema and PC usage.

80% of the time this TV is used by my family for TV/ Home Cinema usage.

20% of the time this TV is used for PC usage.

I have been considering the FW-75XE9001 75" BRAVIA 4K HDR Professional Display.

I suppose any new TV would do for PC usage such as Ms Office, Internet, Video Conferencing etc., so what I am particularly interested in is getting the highest quality picture possible for the "Home Cinema" experience.
 
Thank you for your thoughts.

Robbie
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Hi Guys,

can i create a batch file which will change the screen resolution, screen positioning (multi monitor)? if this is possible can someone give me an example please?

i want to be able to setup about 4 to 5 icons which show a different setup for example (1 monitor + Laptop, 2 monitors + Laptop, 3 Monitors + Desktop). i want the user to simply click this button and the screens to adjust.

then we can make the batch file a default icon on each user image.

i also want to be able to have a revert button incase it all goes wrong for the user!

Peggiegreg
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Displays / Monitors

A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.