Windows 10: Rename monitors (\\.\DISPLAY1, \\.\DISPLAY2 etc)

  1.    08 Oct 2017 #1

    Rename monitors (\\.\DISPLAY1, \\.\DISPLAY2 etc)


    Is it possible for me to swap monitor names so that, for example, \\.\DISPLAY1 becomes \\.\DISPLAY2 and \\.\DISPLAY2 becomes \\.\DISPLAY1?
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  2.    08 Oct 2017 #2

    THX1138 said: View Post
    Is it possible for me to swap monitor names so that, for example, \\.\DISPLAY1 becomes \\.\DISPLAY2 and \\.\DISPLAY2 becomes \\.\DISPLAY1?
    Swap the cables out back?

    Actual 'Renaming' them or the 'Identity' of them:

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    as opposed to this?:

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  3.    08 Oct 2017 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    Swap the cables out back.
    Not reasonable. HDMI and VGA require adapters to swap.
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  4.    08 Oct 2017 #4

    THX1138 said: View Post
    Not reasonable. HDMI and VGA require adapters to swap.
    I was afraid of that!
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