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  1. Unusual dual monitor display/Video situation -


    Unusual display/Video situation -

    1)...I use the older Windows XP Pro and use two monitors.

    2)...I have the display(s) set to use "monitor 1" as my "primary desktop" (task-bar at bottom, etc).

    3)...I have the display(s) set to use "monitor 2 " as my "extended desktop".

    4)...I If I play (for example) an mpeg video on "monitor 2 "...

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    Da Mail Man, Sep 9, 2021
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  2. 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, Sep 9, 2021
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  3. Unable to play videos in Windows 10 dual monitors

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    Share this information to assist you better.

    • Since when are you facing this issue?
    • Have you made any recent changes in your computer?
    • Was is it working fine previously?
    I suggest you to unplug and the plug all the cables connecting your monitor and check.

    Uninstall the display drivers and re-install the same and check if that fixes the issue.

    Follow the steps to uninstall the drivers.

    a. Press Windows Key + X and then click Device Manager.

    b. Expand Display Adapters.

    c. Right on the Display Adapter and select uninstall.

    e. Restart the computer.

    I would suggest you to change the screen resolution and check.

    Get the best display on your monitor

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows-8/get-best-display-monitor

    Update the latest drivers for the monitor.

    Go to the manufacturer's website and download the latest drivers for the monitor.

    Hope this helps. Get back to us for further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Sep 9, 2021
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  4. TomEPike Win User

    Unusual dual monitor display/Video situation -

    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, Sep 9, 2021
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