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  1. Joined : Jan 2015
    Home town Columbus,O.H.I.O
    Posts : 181
    Windows 8.1 Pro/Windows Preview 10
       04 Feb 2015 #1

    Dual monitors on Windows 10


    I did this but they both show the same screen. The main screen is HDI and the other is DVI... Is there a solution for this.
    I want to put 3 on here.

    I want it to show different screens.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,363
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       04 Feb 2015 #2

    Hi Gina France,

    Do you have it set for extend or duplicate?

    -Chuck
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  3. Joined : Jan 2015
    Home town Columbus,O.H.I.O
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    Windows 8.1 Pro/Windows Preview 10
       04 Feb 2015 #3

    Yes extend.

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  4. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,363
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       04 Feb 2015 #4

    Well, then it should work. Are you saying it's duplicating instead of extending?
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  5. Joined : Jan 2015
    Home town Columbus,O.H.I.O
    Posts : 181
    Windows 8.1 Pro/Windows Preview 10
       04 Feb 2015 #5

    They both show the same screen.
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  6. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,363
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       04 Feb 2015 #6

    So its duplicating. Correct?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       04 Feb 2015 #7

    IF it's a true duplicate, when you move the mouse, you will see the pointer moving on both screens; otherwise, you have the same wallpaper on both screens and they aren't duplicates.
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Carencro, LA 70520
    Posts : 7,627
    Windows 10
       04 Feb 2015 #8

    Gina France said: View Post
    I did this but they both show the same screen. The main screen is HDI and the other is DVI... Is there a solution for this.
    I want to put 3 on here.

    I want it to show different screens.
    On some video cards DVI and HDMI are output on the same connector as they are both digital. If you have a analog connector and one or both then you can have two screens. Also the same background will be on both screens.
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  9.    04 Feb 2015 #9

    To have them show different backgrounds in extended mode, you have to enable desktop background slideshow.
    You'll still be able to mount different applications in each.
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  10. Joined : Jan 2015
    Home town Columbus,O.H.I.O
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    Windows 8.1 Pro/Windows Preview 10
       04 Feb 2015 #10

    Mark Phelps said: View Post
    IF it's a true duplicate, when you move the mouse, you will see the pointer moving on both screens; otherwise, you have the same wallpaper on both screens and they aren't duplicates.
    YEP lol
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