1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10
       13 Aug 2016 #1

    Can't get dual screens setup.


    Bad start to Anniversary update - messed up my dual screen setup.
    I used to have my two screens setup so I could run different programs on them. Now I can only have the same thing on both. No point in having two screens. Settings allows me to set same on both or only on 1 (or 2). In practice whatever I set defaults to same on both.

    I have a nVidia Quatro video card.

    Any suggestions?
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  2.    15 Aug 2016 #2

    sounds like youre copying the monitors instead of expanding (via win+p) ? other than that, no idea than suggesting to unplug and replug the monitors in wanted order.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10
       15 Aug 2016 #3

    batlhilz said: View Post
    sounds like youre copying the monitors instead of expanding (via win+p) ? other than that, no idea than suggesting to unplug and replug the monitors in wanted order.
    You're right. Silly of me. However, I don't recall the previous version using the word "expand". Wasn't there an option to make the two screens into a sort of wide cinemascope screen?

    Could be my memory chips failing - very likely at my age.

    Thanks.
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  4.    15 Aug 2016 #4

    yeah you can do it, depending on your GPU and drivers. its called "surround" at some cases (nvidia atleast). cant remember how it goes on radeons, eyeinfinity?
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  5. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,239
    Windows 10 IoT
       18 Aug 2016 #5

    The NVidia Surround can only be done from the NVidia Control Panel. You need identical screen resolutions on the monitors for it to work. If I turn it on I lose my main center display. It's a 22 in 1080P. My other two monitors are 1280 x 1024. In Windows its + P and select Extend for multi monitor, not duplicated. It's what I use on triple monitor setup.
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