Windows 10: Messed up display settings

Discus and support Messed up display settings in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hi there,recently i was trying to set up dual screens on my computer, when i accidentally enabled some setting. I was on the display settings page, and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Questi0, Jun 16, 2021.

  1. Questi0 Win User

    Messed up display settings

    Hi there,recently i was trying to set up dual screens on my computer, when i accidentally enabled some setting. I was on the display settings page, and the option i enabled may have been ¨duplicate screen¨, but im not sure. After i did it, i am basically unable to use my computer. I can open applications on the task bar and when i hover over them i see the little tab hover card, but when i click nothing happens. Alt tab does nothing, and control alt delete just leads to a black screen that I have to click escape to close. The control center/ search bar actually fully pops up and works fine, ex

    Questi0, Jun 16, 2021

  2. Display and sleep settings


    In order to help you with the issue about the display and sleep settings, kindly answer the following questions:

    • Have you tried the troubleshooting steps suggested by MVP Andre Da Costa? If you did, what were the results?
    • For us to avoid redundancy of the troubleshooting process, what were the other steps you have done to resolve the issue?

    We look forward to your next post.

    Jesrael Bor, Jun 16, 2021
  3. Display settings

    Hi Julia,

    To reset the settings back to default, follow these steps:

    • Go to your desktop, right click and select Display Settings.
    • Choose the appropriate settings from the options under Display.

    Let us know if the above steps resolved the issue.
    Venancio Khu, Jun 16, 2021
  4. Mithin_EJ Win User

    Messed up display settings

    How to save a multiple displays settings?

    Hi VAinc,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums

    You may want to answer these questions to get more clarity on this issue:

    1. May I know the make and model of the PC?
    2. Did you try updating your display driver?
    3. Are you getting any error message?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    Steps 1:

    1. Go to settings
    2. Click on “System"
    3. Then click on Display
    4. Move your mouse to the monitor that needs to be set as primary and check the box
      "Make this my main display"
    5. Under "Multiple displays" select "Duplicate these displays"
    6. Then select “Keep this display settings
    Once you make these changes, you may restart the computer and check.

    Hope it helps,

    Mithin EJ

    Microsoft Community- Moderator
    Mithin_EJ, Jun 16, 2021

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