Windows 10: Multiple displays issue

Discus and support Multiple displays issue in Windows 10 Graphic Cards to solve the problem; OK, I have a HP Laptop connected to 2 monitors via a (HP) docking station. I have set the display up as an extended display across the 3 displays. The... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Graphic Cards' started by xendistar, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. xendistar Win User

    Multiple displays issue


    OK, I have a HP Laptop connected to 2 monitors via a (HP) docking station. I have set the display up as an extended display across the 3 displays. The laptop display is display one and the primary display is display 2 and it works perfectly except for two issues.

    Issue 1: On the display one, I can click on a link that opens a excel spreadsheet, which open on display one. The spreadsheet requires a password, the password boxes open on Display one, so why the hell does the spreadsheet move to display two when I enter the password and click ok ?? This is not a one off, many times I go to open a sub window to a program I working on the the window opens entirely on a different display than the program is on, Why?

    Issue 2: Like many others I am working from home due to lockdown, so this mean I have to run a vpn to get onto the company network. A lot of my desktop icons come from locations saved on a network drive which does not appear until after the VPN is up and running, but why do my desk icons appear in completely different order day after day.While I accept that these are not major issues they are becoming damm tedious chasing windows and icons across three damm screens, anybody know of anyway to resolve these issue without the need of third party software. Window 10 is version 1909 if it makes a difference

    :)
     
    xendistar, Apr 8, 2020
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  2. Multiple display resizing

    Hi,

    Thank you posting on Microsoft Community.

    We understand that you are facing an issue with the extending the display on multiple desktops.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.

    • What is the make and model of your computer?
    • Did you make any changes to the computer prior to this issue?
    • Are you using multiple monitors to extend the display or using the multiple desktop screens on a single monitor?
    I would suggest you some steps which you can try resolving this issue.

    Follow these steps to update graphics drivers.

    • Press Windows key + X and select Device Manager.

    • Search for Display Adapters and expand it.

    • Right click on the graphics driver and select Update driver software.
    Uninstall and Reinstall the graphics card drivers and check.

    Refer:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki/insider_wintp-insider_devices/how-to-install-and-update-drivers-in-windows-10/a97bbbd1-9973-4d66-9a5b-291300006293


    Note: If you are using the multiple monitors to extend the display then please make sure the resolution of both the monitors are set equally same so that there is no issues with the size or any program or an app.

    Keep us informed if the issue is resolved. We are glad to help you further.
     
    Sachin V Rao, Apr 9, 2020
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  3. Mithin_EJ Win User
    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, Apr 9, 2020
    #3
  4. Multiple displays issue

    Multiple display taskbar

    Hi Justin,

    Let me guide you now on how to set up multiple displays on a Windows 10 computer. You may follow the steps below to configure the correct display settings for your device.

    Here are the steps:

    • Right-click on your desktop.
    • Select Display settings, then different options will be displayed.
    • You can either choose Duplicate these displays to sync your activities from the original monitor with the second one or
      Extend these displays to be able to do multiple activities using separate displays.
    • After choosing your preferred option, click on Apply.

    Let us know if you have any further questions.
     
    Engelsen Fad, Apr 9, 2020
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