Windows 10: dual monitor display with laptop

Discus and support dual monitor display with laptop in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I have two monitors and an HDMI splitter. When I plug it in, it only gives me an option for display 1 (being the laptop display) and display two which... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Brett Barron, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. dual monitor display with laptop


    I have two monitors and an HDMI splitter. When I plug it in, it only gives me an option for display 1 (being the laptop display) and display two which it uses for both monitors. So display two is simply two monitors showing the same thing. I want to be able to use both monitors and close the laptop and use monitor 1 as display one and monitor 2 as display two. Can you help me set that up?

    :)
     
    Brett Barron, Jul 5, 2018
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  2. AmandaBP Win User

    Dual Monitors hooked to a laptop

    I've got a Windows 10 laptop which is convertible to a tablet. Specifically, you can turn the screen around and lay it down for note taking in class. What I'm trying to do is hook the laptop to a dual monitor setup. Every time my computer is put into the
    tablet mode it will not put an image out onto my dual monitors, then I have to reconfigure the display settings. I just want to know how to have it automatically detect my dual monitors being plugged in and to display the image on the monitors whether the
    lid is open, closed, or in tablet mode.
     
    AmandaBP, Jul 5, 2018
    #2
  3. Taskbar displaying in an incorrect position when using scaling on a dual monitor setup

    Hi Jav,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing in accessing the display on dual monitor. Do not worry will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the make and model of your device?

    This issue might have occurred due to display drivers. Try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to update the display drivers and check if the issue persists.

    Steps to Update Graphics Driver.

    • Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right click on the Display Adapter and click on
      Update driver software.

    Step 2: I suggest you to install all the pending updates on Windows 10.

    • Connect to the internet.
    • Press Windows key and type
      updates
      .
    • Click on Check for updates.
    • Under Windows Updates, click on
      Check for updates.
    • Try to install the updates being shown.

    Also, check if the issue persists on 100% screen resolution as well.

    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jul 5, 2018
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  4. TomEPike Win User

    dual monitor display with laptop

    Screensaver slideshow does not display correctly whith dual monitors set to "extend desktop"

    Objective: I have dual monitors (as an extended desktop, side by side) and want it to show my own pictures as a screensaver slideshow in Windows 10.

    Problem: Only the lower half ot the picture is diplayes in the top half of monitor 1. Monitor 2 is black.

    Addtional observations:

    • In "Screen Saver Settings" the small mock-up display looks fine, however when i select "Preview" the problem with only half the picture displayed occurs also in the preview.
    • The problem does not occur with only one monitor in use
    • The problem does not occur with dual monitors set to "Duplicate these displays"

    Gratefull for all suggestions to solve the problem

    The same picture also work fine as desctop background with different pictures displayed on each monitor.
     
    TomEPike, Jul 5, 2018
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