1.    15 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Home

    Dual Monitors, Keeping Same Resolution


    I have a laptop with a resolution of 1600 by 900 and I am connecting it to an external dell monitor to duplicate the displays. 1600 by 900 isn't supported on the list of resolutions after the monitor is connected, so I created a custom one in the Intel graphics properties after connecting the monitor. It seems to have set the custom resolution, however the laptop display still is blurry and does not look like it does when the external monitor is disconnected. Are there any other settings that need to be changed? I do not care if the external monitor is distorted, I just need the full resolution on the laptop.
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  2.    16 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,436
    Windows 10 IoT

    I do believe it defaults to the monitor with the lowest resolution and duplicates that on the other monitor. Run in extend mode and it won't be an issue. Or run monitors that have the same resolution. I don't have any other solution, sorry.
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  3.    18 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : May 2017
    The Netherlands
    Posts : 9
    Microsoft Windows 10 (build 15063), 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by riley1232 View Post
    I do not care if the external monitor is distorted, I just need the full resolution on the laptop.
    Then why are you duplicating the monitor? If you don't care about the external monitor's resolution, I really don't understand why you're using it.
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