Windows 10: How to control windows on remote monitor Solved

  1.    29 May 2017 #1

    How to control windows on remote monitor

    I have two monitors, with one set up in another room. I would like to be able to control the second monitor in “extend display” mode. I hope that there are shortcuts for this but am not finding them.

    I realize that I can do this by duplicating the display but think that there must be an easier way.

    Thank you for suggestions.
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  2.    30 May 2017 #2

    "Control" as in what exactly? How is he second monitor connected to the PC?
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  3.    30 May 2017 #3

    Sorry not to have been clearer. I want to be able to control what is showing or playing on the remote monitor. For example, I would like to choose a video, start or stop a video, or maximize a window.

    The remote monitor is connected by a VGA cable.

    Looking forward to your advice.
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  4.    30 May 2017 #4

    Ok, you likely need something like display fusion or similar to do that. I've never used it myself but I've heard it mentioned here. I don't know how to do what you want from Windows natively.
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  5.    30 May 2017 #5

    OK. I will try Display Fusion.

    Thank you for your help.
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