Windows 10: config external display as primary


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Enterprise
       20 Apr 2016 #1

    config external display as primary


    I have a Laptop and a combo with LCD Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse,
    When I'm at my desk, I want to use the combo LCD Monitor as primary, and the Laptop screen as secondary display, but windows only support Laptop screen as primary, LCD as secondary.
    Is there any config in Win 10 can help me do this?
    Thanks!
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  3.    20 Apr 2016 #3

    Just keep in mind, it may revert back to the laptop as main automatically anyway, if you unplug the external monitor with the laptop on. I run dual displays on my laptop, but I leave my laptop screen as main. My laptop screen is 17 inch and my portable screen is only 15 inch. I've never tried to swap them.
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  4. Posts : 464
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       20 Apr 2016 #4

    So far in my 10 experience, I've found once set, if I plug in an external back after not using it, or have been away from that desk, it holds the settings for it. The caveat is if you have more than one external display that you might be using in different locations ...
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  5. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Enterprise
    Thread Starter
       20 Apr 2016 #5

    Thanks alot, i will try it and mark solved after work.
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