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Solved: connect LCD TV to PC as main display

Q: Solved: connect LCD TV to PC as main display

my friend want to buy a new pc , but he dont want to buy a display for it, want to use it with his lcd tv. I havent seen that LCD's pin connections .(ONIDA 26LM100F). It has one DVI ,and one "D-sub" (is that VGA?) a blue female type connector with 15 pins.

my question is can he connect his pc with that lcd ? need any adaptors? what kind of cables? how to check that connectors are working fine without connecting to a pc?

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A: Solved: connect LCD TV to PC as main display

There are two types of monitor plug, DVI and D-sub and the lcd tv has it. Definitely you can!

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The main screen of my tablet PC goes black as soon as I plug-in the VGA cable to a second monitor. I guess this is the result of me selecting an incorrect display mode for the monitor. The secondary monitor (A Samsung 1920x1200) complains of the video signal mode and does not display anything other than an error window.

The dual display mode worked fine before I made that mistake. I guess the resolution used for the secondary monitor is now incorrect. I would need to reset that value with the secondary monitor disconnected. That's what I am looking for.

Now when the VGA cable is disconnected, I get back the screen. I have looked at all display controls and the 945gm controls, but I had no luck restoring the secondary monitor settings.

I have tried booting Windows7 with the secondary monitor connected. I get both the main display and the monitor working in mirror mode when in BIOS mode, but I loose both as soon as windows7 is activated.

I would need some means to have windows7 reset the whole display subsystem.

Does anyone knows how to solve this issue.

Thanks for any clue.


PC is Motion LE1700, L7400 dual processor, 1440x1050
Secondary monitor is Samsung 1920x1200

A:Main display goes black when I connect VGA secondary monitor

I assume from your display resolution that you have a Samsung T260 ?

You can get the correct driver for it here;

Quite a few machines require that you switch them over to an external display. How this works ,varies from machine to machine.

You may also need to click on the desktop, "Screen Resolution", and choose "Extend these displays";

Regards....Mike Connor

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yesterday may 26 my internet was working fine, but when i came home and tried to get on the internet wouldn't work. NO ip, no subnet mask, default gateway or anything. my laptop and main PC are connected to the same network and i have to do this from my laptop and it still works on the internet from here. the main PC says connected: 100mpbs 0 packets sent and received and again no address type no IP address no subnet mask no default gateway and NO internet connection so if you know what the problem is please help

A:Solved: Can't connect to internet on main PC

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Sorry if this gets long, I want to make sure I explain the problem sufficiently. I am trying to hook up my LG LCD HDTV to my husband's Toshiba Satellite via HDMI. I right-clicked on the desktop and went into "Graphics Propreties...". At first, I did a desktop clone, which worked out great, but I wasn't satisfied with the resolution. I figured it had something to do with the max resolution available on the notebook, since what displayed on the TV was just a clone of the notebook's display. I then switched to single display, with the HDTV as the display. That worked, andI was able to up the resolution past what was available before. Here is where the problem starts: I was switching back and forth with a few different resolutions, and happened to pick one that apparantly my HDTV does not like, as the screen went black and "Invalid Format" danced around the screen. As soon as I unplugged the TV from the notebook, it switched back to the notebook's display. Here is my question: I need to know how to either fix the resolution issue with the TV without it being plugged into the notebook, or I need to know how to reset the graphics settings so that it does not remember that I ever hooked it up to the TV in the first place, at which point I can start from scratch and not mess around with the resolution to begin with.

A:Solved: Problem with using HDTV as main display

Hi Skinygrl99, and welcome to TSG.

Found this in the PDF version of the A500 Series User Guide:
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer
Once you have connected an external display device, you can
choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or
both simultaneously.
Some modes are only available with the appropriate device attached
and turned on.
The quickest way to change the display output settings is to use the
display hot key (Fn + F5):
1 Press Fn and F5 simultaneously.
2 While holding down Fn, press F5 repeatedly until the setting
you want takes effect. Briefly pause each time you press the F5
key to allow time for the display to change.
This hot key cycles through the settings in the following order:
❖ Built-in display only
❖ Built-in display and external monitor simultaneously
❖ External monitor only
❖ TV (or other external video device) only
❖ Built-in display and TV (or other external video device)
❖ Built-in display and external monitor (extended desktop)
❖ Built-in display and TV (extended desktop)
❖ Swap—Switch primary display between internal display
and external monitor when using extended desktop
Click to expand...

That should let you get back to using the control panel to select a suitable mode for the exteranl screen.

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Hi all,

I have created a small JApplet which will change the main window when the button is clicked. But it is not working. Please help me. Here is my code
public class test extends JApplet implements ActionListener{

JButton button1;

JLabel label1;

JPanel panel1,panel2;

public void init()
button1 = new JButton("Click");
label1 = new JLabel("LBALE");
panel1 = (JPanel)getContentPane();
panel1.setLayout(new FlowLayout());

panel2 = new JPanel();
panel2.setLayout(new FlowLayout());

public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent ae)
panel2 = panel1;



A:Solved: JAVA: Replacing the main window(Display)


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I have a Main form with 2 subforms. The first subform is in Dataview and the second is in single form view. I have a hidden field on the main form called txtscvid with control of =[Path subform].[Form].[SVCID]. On the 2nd subform I have Child=scvid and Master=txtscvid. I also have on the 1st subform the code for "on click" Me.Parent![Record subform2].Requery. Also, both subforms uses the same query. This all works fine as I cycle through the Main Form records. I can click on each record in subform1 and that record is displayed in subform2. However I also have a combo box on the Main form where I search the for orderid in the subform1. When I select the desired orderid in the dropdown, the subform1 displayed the desired records but the second subform disappears. What am I missing in the coding to make the combo search work correctly for the second subform?

Note: If I open my form and the first record that appears does not have any records for the the subform, and I do a search then the subform2 will never appear. But if I cycle to one that does and then close my form and reopen then the combo box works and displays my records with the subform2 at the bottom.

A:Solved: 2nd Subform won't display when using combo on Main form

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Hello, i found a myriad of answers to this issue but none of the recommendations hadany effect, including uninstalling the Nvidia GPU. As stated the GTX1060 stopped running for anything i do on my main display.I've certainly added all my games manually to the Nvidia list, no effect. I did check the dxdiag while playing a game i had in the list, so i am sure of it.I did remove the 2nd screen, got Windows to forget it was there, still no effectafter re-installing Nvidia GPU. I tried uninstalling from Safe mode, but Safe Mode isn't working either. Also there igoogled, found the Shift-Restart idea, but that doesn't let me boot in safe mode, only gives Option for restoration. As i understand it the problem should be with the registry, but i don't really dare to fiddle with that, i am no expert. Is there any way short of a factory reset to resolve this? Hope someone has an idea, forgive my bad english tom  

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Hello, i found a myriad of answers to this issue but none of the recommendations hadany effect, including uninstalling the Nvidia GPU. As stated the GTX1060 stopped running for anything i do on my main display.I've certainly added all my games manually to the Nvidia list, no effect. I did check the dxdiag while playing a game i had in the list, so i am sure of it.I did remove the 2nd screen, got Windows to forget it was there, still no effectafter re-installing Nvidia GPU. I tried uninstalling from Safe mode, but Safe Mode isn't working either. Also there igoogled, found the Shift-Restart idea, but that doesn't let me boot in safe mode, only gives Option for restoration. As i understand it the problem should be with the registry, but i don't really dare to fiddle with that, i am no expert. Is there any way short of a factory reset to resolve this? Hope someone has an idea, forgive my bad english tom  

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I am using Windows 2003 with Access 2003. I have a main form that uses fields from a table that I would call the Master table, and this form has several tab pages in it. In this form the 2nd tabbed page uses a subform which displays data from a different table (I call it the Job Number table). I have linked these two tables with a one to many relationship. One of the fields in the Job Number table is named "Contract Amount". So each job record in the Job Number table tracks a separate Contract Amount value, but it is linked to the Master table through the one to many relationship. My goal is to sum all of the the Contract Amount values for each linked Master record and display that amount on my 1st tab.

I have created a subform that uses a sumquery which sums the Contract Amounts from the Job Number table. I tested the subform and the sum feature against the live data, and it does perform correctly. I then added that subform into my main form on the first tabbed page along with other fields on the same tab page. These other fields come from the Master table. In the Data Entry view, I can see a box where the subform should display, but the data doesn't display. What can I do to force the subform to display data along side the other fields from the Master Table?

Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Display subform in a main form with other fields from main form

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hey question i have to moderms one i can connect to which is the weak one but the main hub i want to connect to wont when i try it says no net and i get a messege saying windows cant communicate with the device or resource primary dns server any help would be great

A:cant connect to my main hub

How are these two connected to your internet provider?

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I search out my comic and pick one of the sites available that I've used many times before. Only now the comic pic does not want to show up only the ads show the rest is blank. This happens on every site that is to show this comic. Except one that shows only "This page cannot be displayed."

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Not sure what caused this to happen.  I've not rebooted my machine (or done so to try and fix this as yet), but for some reason, the taskbar has minimized (as if using "Auto-hide the taskbar" feature) and won't restore.  All of the taskbars
on the other monitors are fully visible. This happens only if the taskbar is on the top or bottom.  If on left or right, it will show up.  Below is a screenshot of my desktops.

I pixilated all of the non-relevant portions as I'm still working.  This was working for months, and perhaps if I reboot, perhaps this will fix itself, but I was wondering if anyone else had gotten this problem.

I don't mind someone marking a post as "Proposed as answer", but DO NOT mark it as "Answered". If I am the OP, I will decide if a post actually answers my post or not. Thank you.

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My sister in Florida uses XP and IE6. When I used her note-book recently, I noticed that the display in the main pane, in other words the images and text in the main pane, filled only about 2/3rds of the pane. The display in the left-hand pane, on the other hand, was perfectly normal. There was no question of curing this by dragging, because that merely changes the size of the pane, not the display in it. Nor does it help to change the font-sizes, because the whole display -- fonts, images and all -- is under-sized.

Can anyone help ?

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I had a few problems with my laptop, then i fixed them. I now have some problems with the main computer! It wont allow me to connect to the internet at all! All i get is that it's, not connected to the internet. The Ethernet cable is plugged in and (as i couldn't fix my laptop i have a Ethernet cable to the laptop too) it still says it's not working. I have tried switching the cables over, to see if it would work that way, but it wont. The computer is Windows XP, and it has Zonealarm as it's security and firewall. I have tried everything i know, but i can't do it.
I have gone into the command propt, and typed Ipconfig/release, then, ipconfig/renew, then exit. It worked for a little bit on Windows live messenger last night, but today nothing will work. Can anyone help me please
It would be much appreciated Thank you very muchly

A:Main computer wont connect!!!

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I have a netgear WNR2000v3 router. My computer connects to the router fine, but today, my iphone no longer can connect to the router. It connects to the repeater fine (which is an old netgear router that I installed dd-wrt on and turned into a repeater), but not the main router. In the iphone settings, the router shows up with full strength, but all the IP Address and that is blank. I recently had trouble with my internet connection and the cable company reset my modem, but I have connected to the router on my phone since then, just not today. Do you have any idea why this might be happening?

ETA: I did finally get it connected by manually entering the name of the router. Is it possible that my router is limiting the number of devices connected to it? Because now that I have my phone connecting to that wifi, I'm unable to access a laptop computer through splashtop streamer, when I could reach it before I connected to the router with my phone.

A:Can connect to repeater, but not main router

ETA: I did finally get it connected by manually entering the name of the router. Is it possible that my router is limiting the number of devices connected to it? Because now that I have my phone connecting to that wifi, I'm unable to access a laptop computer through splashtop streamer, when I could reach it before I connected to the router with my phoneClick to expand...

it may be restricting numbers

do you have PC connected to the main router at all?
if so can we see an ipconfig /all
ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automat... Read more

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okay..i was having a problem with a usb driver i downloaded for my motorola phone. I found that out because every time i disconnected it from my laptop a blue screen would pop up and would restart my computer. This happened to me 3 times. A while ago i was playing my games perfectly with my main graphics card the Nvidia GT 555m. I was charging my phone then i disconnected the usb then the blue screen popped again and restarted my laptop. I then tried fixing the driver problem and i did. The only problem was when i tried playing my games it was running slow and i noticed that it was running on the integrated graphics card Intel R graphics HD card. I went to check under display adapters and noticed that the Dedicated graphics card Nvidia Gt 555m was not there anymore. I tried using system restore but that didnt help at all. Please help me . I just dont know how to get the adapter back.

A:My main graphics display adapter is missing!Help!

Install the drivers for your video card again.

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I'm currently running a dual monitor setup, in which I want my HP27ea monitor to be my main display. But, when it's set to be my main display, it will flash black occasionally. It either flashes once or twice, or a ton of times and I have to manually swap it from being my main monitor to my second and back again. I've tried reinstalling drivers, and yes the cables are plugged in all the way.

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I'm having a little issue with my Screen Setup and I was wondering if there's a fix to that.

But lets explain how it all started:
I recently upgraded from to Photoshop CC after seeing a YouTube Video with someone working on the same Wacom Cintiq 24HD Touch I have using the newly introduced Experimental Touch features of PS CC.

Turns out it didn't worked THAT well on mine.

Panning, Zooming and Rotation in PS CC is totally screwed like the axis of them being totally off or outside my Screen and thus causing my Workspace to vanish off screen which is REALLY annoying.

Working with the Issue for a while I noticed that the issue could be related to me using multiple Monitors unlike the Video which only used one and the Cintiq with the Touch Interface NOT being either the center or rather the Main Monitor of the Setup.

B?m! - Having the Cintiq not as the Main Monitor causes Photoshop CC to relocate the Rotational, Zoom and Move Axis to the Main Monitor and thus cause this agonizing behavior.

Problem is... With the Cintiq now set as the Main Monitor every Metro App I use ( including the Start Screen ) opens out of my normal Field of View.

Taking the picture below as an example - Is there a setting that allows me to keep the Cintiq ( 2 ) to be the Main Monitor because of Photoshop while having Metro Apps open by default on the Center Monitor ( 1 ) ?
I do know that hitting the Windows button in the Task bar will open the Start Screen on the screen it was ... Read more

A:Main Display Issue with Metro Apps

I run three displays on my desktop PC. Metro Apps launch on the screen you click the tile on. If you launch them from the Start Screen, they open on the monitor you opened the Start Screen on. If you opened them from a ICON pinned to your taskbar, they open on the monitor you clicked the short cut on. For most people they will open on the monitor that is set as your main screen. If you set your taskbar to show on all monitors and set it to display the program Icons on all displays you can open it on what ever monitor you want by clicking the icon for that app on the monitor you want it to open on.

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okay..i was having a problem with a usb driver i downloaded for my motorola phone. I found that out because every time i disconnected it from my laptop a blue screen would pop up and would restart my computer. This happened to me 3 times. A while ago i was playing my games perfectly with my main graphics card the Nvidia GT 555m. I was charging my phone then i disconnected the usb then the blue screen popped again and restarted my laptop. I then tried fixing the driver problem and i did. The only problem was when i tried playing my games it was running slow and i noticed that it was running on the integrated graphics card Intel R graphics HD card. I went to check under display adapters and noticed that the Dedicated graphics card Nvidia Gt 555m was not there anymore. I tried using system restore but that didnt help at all. Please help me . I just dont know how to get the adapter back.

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I have been using the same set up for just over a year now and yesterday my monitor (which is just a TV with a HDMI port) stopped receiving signal.

I can boot up the pc and get the BIOS, which I can go into and see everything fine, as well as the windows loading icon but when it would normally go to the log in screen I get nothing.

I can however plug in an extra monitor (an actual Samsung monitor) with a VGA cable and it all works fine and on top of that if I connect the TV at the same time it works perfectly fine as a second monitor.

However if I try to turn off the VGA monitor and just use the HDMI TV then I get no video signal again.

No idea how to get my main TV monitor working again. Totally stumped.

OS: Windows 8.1
Processor: Intel Core i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz
RAM: 8.00GB
Video Card: GeForce GT 620
MOBO: Asus Ranger VII
PSU: Corsair 500w
Monitor: Technika 22" HDMI + Samsung SyncMaster 2032 VGA

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I'm not sure if I should put this here or in the Networking forum but hopefully I can get help here.

I'm running Windows 7 RTM Build 7260 (been too lazy to upgrade to the copy I get through MSDN).

I cannot connect to any websites from my main (Administrator) account, my mother's (Limited) account works fine, my laptop loads every page without problem, and I can sign into MSN Messenger and Steam without any problem from the problematic account. I cannot even connect to my router config page.

Things I've tried:
-Resetting Modem/router
-ipconfig /flushdns
-Reseting the TCP/IP stack
-System Restore (to yesterday, when the problem wasn't happening)
-Changing my IP settings to DHCP configuration instead of Static IP

I receive a response when pinging google.com, so there doesn't seem to be anything wrong with DNS resolution.

The problem occurs in both Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The error message I get in Firefox says:
"The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading"

I am currently running a scan with Trend-Micro, but I don't think anything will turn up.

A:Cannot connect to websites from main user account

Scratch the bit about the Web working in another account. It still accessible from my laptop, but not from any account on the desktop

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I have a desktop with Windows 7 32-bit that I have my Netgear28 wifi router plugged into. I've never had problems connecting to my desktop with any of my 4 other laptops or accessing the printer through it. However, I just bought a pawnshop 64-bit Win 7 laptop with all kinds of bloatware on it, including Norton. Can access the internet through the router, and the homegroup says it is connected. I see my main computer fine, but if I try to connect to it or EVEN THE LAPTOP I'M ON through "Network," I get the following:

"Workgroup is not accessable. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions."

Cannot access printers attached to the desktop.

However, I can access the laptop from the desktop without any problems, though.

All network settings that I can see on both computers are the same. Firewall is off.

At my wits end. Any more info you want? Thanks in advance.

Note: I have searched the error message and have seen lots of answers, but can't seem to fix it.

A:Can't connect Windows 7 64-bit laptop to 32-bit main desktop

Hello and welcome Venture mate probably the best thing to do is a clean install to get rid of all the bloat and crapware especially if you do not have a lot of data on it.Otherwise save the data then do that.

You only need the activation code form the sticker on the machine to do this so go here Clean Install Windows 7

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I use two screen techniques to expand the screen in Windows, to run the slide in the second screen side, while working at the main screen, the display card plugged into the left side, the main screen is also onboard, I use the Office 2003, after running powerpoint and drag it over the second screen, press f5 to run the slide, it is still running normally, but if on the main screen, when I open any one other program and are actions on that program, then slide on the seconde screen is stopped lpaying slide only when the mouse pointer cursor on the screen slide powerpoint to run again, but this phenomenon will not occur when running video file, ie the sub-screen video is shown, while the main screen side can still open and work on any other application. So is there a way to overcome this problem of powerpoint do not? thank you.

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Hi all,

I connected my HP Pavilion dv4-2165dx to my TV via the HDMI slot, and worked perfectly. I disconnected the cable from the notebook when I was done and still got the main LCD display to work. When I restarted the system, the LCD display was gone, just a blank screen with a backlight. The system is booting correctly, I can hear the windows7 startup sounds and even type my password in and access my account. So far I know that:

1. The screen hardware is not damaged, because after some reboots and taking the battery off for an hour I could get the input back with no problem (with windows complaining about being unable to boot and suggesting me to run Startup repair), but got a black screen again after rebooting again.

2. I can connect the HDMI again and get the output on the TV screen, but no main display is detected. If I toggle between displays with fn+f4, only the external HDMI-TV display works.

3. I get no startup screen either. That is, not even the first screen from where I can access the BIOS. But if I connect the HDMI-TV from the beginning I get all that info on the TV.

4. I reinstalled the Graphics driver from HP with no change.

My guess is that somewhat I messed up the default configuration and that the system is only recognizing the external displays as default displays. I haven't been able to modify this from the Control Panel - Display Settings menu, and I don't know where in the registry this default startup options could be.

Any help?


A:Cannot switch back main display after connecting HDMI

did you uninstall the old drivers before installing the new one's ?
also you may try going to Control Panel\device manager\ display adapter and deleting the drivers from there then
reboot and install the new one's..


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I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit on a Dell Precision M6800 laptop, graphics card is Nvidia Quadro K3100M. I have a 3-monitor setup: one monitor being the laptop LCD, and the other two being Dell U2414h. My laptop is on the far right. I've had these in extended mode with a Display Port 1.2 daisy chain setup for about 1.5 years. Due to the massive headache of the DP1.2 daisy chain setup not being reliable with these monitors (tons of forums on this subject), I recently bought an HDMI 2.0 cable so I could run one U2414h off of the DP1.2 port on my laptop and the other U2414h off the HDMI port on my laptop. When all three monitors are turned on, I like my main display to be the monitor on the far left. With the previous daisy chain setup, my main display would shift from left to right as my monitors were turned off (left to right). With this current setup (one via DP1.2, the other via HDMI), my main display will not shift to my middle monitor when the left one is turned off, so when I turn my left monitor off, I lose my task bar and all icons (they don't shift to another monitor). Is anyone else using a similar setup where they've had this issue, and was there a resolve?

Thanks in advance!

A:Windows 7 no changing main display when monitor is turned off

Hi Mike Moren, welcome to the Forum.

As you are using separate inputs to the monitors, one being HDMI & the other the DP1.2 port, you will not get automatic shifting of the main Desktop screen when you turn one of the monitors off, like you were before.

You can use the Windows key/P key to switch between monitors. You are using the extended screen set up at present, so only one screen has the full desktop showing. Using the Windows/P keys you can have all screens as duplicate also if you wish. Try it out & see for yourself.

If you right click on your main desktop & select Screen Resolution there are some options to select from as well.

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I have a P51 on a docking station with two Acer 28" monitors connected with Display port. This user has two monitors on a stand with monitor 1 on the bottom and 2 on the top. No matter what I do the main display appears on the top monitor. I go to display settings and change the monitors to 1 on top and 2 on the bottom, the desktop stays the same (top screen). I select the other monitor (#2 now on the bottom) and select to make this the main display and the desktop stays the same (top monitor). I tried swapping DP cables with the same result. If I open the laptop and boot the system I cannot change the main display. But after doing this, (I close the lid on the laptop) the top monitor now had the resolution of the laptop screen, requiring me to change the resolution to 4k rather the 1024x768 (I think this was the resolution it detected). I thought this was just a one time thing, so I tried it again and the resolution on the top monitor went back to 1024x768. I updated all the drivers with no help. I even tried the latest drivers from nvidia for the quadro m2200 with no resolution.

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While trying to connect an external screen in settlings/display, I believe I accidentally disconnected the main screen itself and have no way of getting it back. The Yoga Book boots up with the Lenova loga and then the screen goes dark. The keyboard lights up but no combination of short-cut keys for settings etc will get the display to show up. This is running windows 10. I dont know the exact model since it was a gift. Likely a couple years old. Please help...

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I have an HP Z210 workstation with two LG 24EA53 monitors running Window 7 Pro 64bit.

The two monitors always worked fine until a little while ago. Now the computer will detect the second monitor and will connect and display as clone or extended desktop but after 2-3 seconds it reverts to the main display. Even though it says "Do you want to keep changes" and counts down from 15-20 seconds it switches back to single display after only a few seconds. The kicker is that if you unplug the main monitor which is working the second will display correctly and also the dominant display ie. the one which will continue working despite another display being plugged in can be changed by selecting that display as the main display. I have to quickly switch the main display in display settings to do this while both displays are on in order to do this.

So to clarify both displays work and can be detected and even used but only for a few seconds before windows automatically selects "show desktop only on 1" when both are plugged in. Otherwise either display will work fine if the other display is not plugged in no matter what cables display port or DVI I use.

I've tried updating graphics drivers, resetting the monitors, checking refresh rates and resolutions all to no avail. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Windows XP Professional - Version 2002 Service Pack 3 - Using IE7

I can't click through to all web-sites or see google ads on this computer - not with firefox either, so it must be the computer blocking somehow but I can't find how, so can someone help please.

I receive the error 'The Webpage cannot be found' then to the right hand side there is 'HTTP 404'

I have javascript enabled so it isn't that - can anyone help me find what is wrong please. I can see google ads and the websites on other computers ok.

I have had this error for a long time and spent many hours trying to find out why and just continually go round in circles. For work, I need to be able to see google ads and to click through to all web-sites that I wish to view and this is making it very difficult for me!

Hope someone can help technically please.

Brenda Williams

A:Solved: Can't connect to all websites & google ads don't display.

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I installed a Windows XP SP2 in VMware as a virtual PC , i know most people guider which stand on this
forum are familiar to VMware.
So can someone Guide Me?
I want to connect my virtual workstation to my potential / mainly windows.
moreover I want to try connect my virtual workstation to internet...is it possible ?
Contact me via windows live messenger: [email protected]
Please Describe here your guide step by step and carefully.
Thank You
Mohsen Farahani Poor

A:How to connect my vmware xp sp2 virtual workstation to internet or my main xp

Configure the VMWARE networking adapter for shared NAT and you should be able to get Internet connectivity if the host has connectivity.

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I have a desktop computer which is connected to the router by cable, but when this computer is on I can't connect to the wireless network with any other devices.

When I turn the main computer off though I can connect fine with any wireless device.

A:Unable to connect to wireless network when main computer is on

If one of those wireless devices is a computer running Windows please show the following for when it cannot connect and for when it can ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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Hi guys, just found out this place, seems to be a good forum so I try it here.

Last night I got hold of a 27" BenQ GL2750HM, so far so good.
I have my main display from the DVI port to HDMI port on the screen and my secondary screen is my 60" TV which is connected through HDMI port on the graphic card into the HDMI port in my reciever.

The main scheme for my setup is like:

- Radeon 7970 DVI > HDMI Main monitor (BenQ GL2750)
- Radeon 7970 HDMI > HDMI Reciever (ONKYO TX-NR609)
- ONKYO TX-NR609 > 60" TV

So to the problem now.
When the HDMI cable is connected to the graphic card, I need to have my TV ON in order for my main monitor, the BenQ, to work and if I turn off the TV the BenQ is getting black, like a standby mode, however, there is "no signal" to the monitor.
This was never a problem with my other screen, I could have the HDMI cable connected to the graphic card, the TV off and the reciever OFF without the main monitor went black.

I hope I expressed myself good enough for you too understand, if not, please reply

Thanks in advance.

A:Issue: Main display doesn't work when HDMI is plugged

Noone got a clue?

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My new HP Omen plays the content fine on my laptop screen but when I connect it to a TV using an HDMI cable I get the audio and sub titles on the TV but no video.  tried this both from the Web page and the app.

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have been having a long running problem with not being able to connect to Microsoft downloads, and I cannot update my computer. It been going on for about 6 months now, and I have tried many many trouble shooting steps, and cannot resolve the problem. I think there many be a virus or trojan that my avast cannot get rid of. I have some problems with redirecting on firefox, this problem used to be worse, but has gotten better since I got avast. But nothing I have tried has fixed my inability to update or connect to microsoft downloads.


DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Jessie at 14:58:36.44 on Sun 02/28/2010
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.2038.872 [GMT -6:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
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A:Main Problem: Cannot update windows or connect to download.microsoft.com

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Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.


One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

You can read this: How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?

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In a few words,
I have a MSI AMD Radeon HD 7700 Graphic card with the latest driver installed 16.40.2011 in Win 10 Pro 1607, and I've noticed that when I plug the second monitor (a hd ready wide TV screen) into the hdmi slot, the main desktop screen (1280*1024) have the boot logo screen sequence stretched in vertical.

The resolution are set as recommended but indeed these are different. As soon as I remove the TV, everything is getting back to normal. Anyone experienced this behavior ?

A:Wrong resolution on main display at boot in dual screen mode

Yes there are problems with second displays affecting the primary display in many cases.

You may be lucky in the fact that removing the second display restores the primary display to normal - sometimes it remains distorted until rebooting.

No doubt the problems will go in time as the TV hardware improves, and the PC display drivers become more effective for multiple different display formats.

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Ever since the most recent Windows 10 update, I have been unable to connect to my apartment complex's secured internet connection (Reserve 802.1x). Whenever I attempt to connect, I get a Windows Security sign in prompt box that prevents me from connecting (I am not sure what information would even go in here to make the sign in box go away.. I tried my computer username/pw and that did not work, so I am not sure what else it would be).
The connection is there, and my roommates are able to connect. However, I am able to connect to the slower, unsecured internet connection (Reserve Wireless).

I called Microsoft and spoke with the Windows support specialist. He said it would cost $99 for a one-time conversation with tech support, or $140 for a year-long subscription. I do not believe this is a technical issue, as connecting was not an issue prior to this forced update. I also do not have $99 or $140 to spend on something like this.

A:Windows Security Signin prompt, unable to connect to main internet

Welcome to the forum its normal for secure networks to require a username and password which you would get from the owner of the station once entered you can then get to the internet

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My nice L540 20AV recently began having this issue which is surely a hardware issue but I do not know which part could be the issue. Most of the times when I close the cover after powering the machine off or when sent to standby, I could not turn it on. Stand-alone or in the docking station. Nothing happens when pushing the power button.When I unplug and replug the main battery, the machine can turned on immediately. This is not a battery issue as this happens with all batteries that I have. I tried several BIOS versions, but this did not change the behaviour. As the machine has an i7 MQ and other high end components so I would like to use it some longer.Of course it is out of warranty. Anyone knows what replaceable part could cause this issue?

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I face a strange issue on a Lenovo T470 running Windows 10. The problem is when i open an excel spreadsheet, especially one with many tabs, and i drag it from the main display to the external monitor, Excel's cpu usage jumps from 5-8% to 50-60 %, and is not functioning properly. Cannot move from one cell to another, cannot scroll up and down. It is either very slow, or it totally crashes and i have to kill Excel. If i drag the file back to the main display, it works as expected. The issue occurs only when the external monitor is set up as extended monitor. If i set it up as duplicate monitor, it works fine.I tried removing and reinstalling the display driver and also tried disabling graphics hardware acceleration, but no luck. And this happens only with excel, no other application. A newer version of the driver is available from Intel, but when i try to install it says that it is not certified for the specific model and i should contact the vendor. Computer specs:- Lenovo T470- i5 7300U- 16 GB RAM- Windows 10 Enterprise Build 15063- Intel HD Graphics 620- Secondary monitor is connected either through HDMI or through an HDMI to VGA adapter.

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I think I have a problem, but it's also possible that I don't understand how things are *supposed to work*.

Let me start out with a question. What is the effect of setting a display as "Main display"?

My expectation is that in a multiple monitor setting, the upper most left hand corner of your "desktop" should be shown by windows on the display marked as "main". Is that wrong?

My problem scenario is that I dock and undock my Surface Pro 3 regularly (I assume this is a WIndows 8.1 question and is not specific to the Surface) and my desktop icons are not always going where I expect them to go.

Sometimes when I dock, my icons are shown on the 2nd monitor (which I have designated as my 'main display'), which is what I expect. But other times when I dock, they are shown on the Surface screen instead, which is a pain..

Sometimes when I undock, the icons are shown on the Surface screen and sometimes there are no icons shown at all on the Surface.. but if I play around with the options to "extend" a monitor or a projector (even though I don't have one hooked up) I can get the icons to appear on the Surface, although they are not lined up like I left them and I have to re-arrange them.

So are my expectations off, or is there a bug at play here?

I worked a bit with tech support but that their solution was to restart the device and make sure I have the most recent updates. This did not help.

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A:Icons not always moving to "main display" in WIndows 8.1

I run 3 monitors on my desktop. My main display is my center 1080P 22" widescreen. I have 2 other 19 " monitors on either side. 19 < 22 > 19
The one shown above marked 3 is the far left side of my desktop and the one marked 2 is the far right side of my desktop. No 1 is my main screen. If the numbers don't match the physical location my mouse will hit a brick wall going from screen to screen. Clicking the identify button will show you what monitor is what number. I don't put any Icons on my desktop so I can't help you there. I do switch from multi to single when I game though. I use a shortcut to switch to "PC Only" when I game. When I do that only the center monitor is on, as its set as the main display. When I'm finished gaming I click my shortcut for "Extend", to go back to multi display. I do this because I don't unplug the monitors from my video card. My short cuts do the equivalent or pressing the Windows key and the P key and selecting PC Only or Extend. I just find it quicker and easier to click the shortcut on my taskbar. I think your issue is your external monitor is set as Main and your unplugging it. The icons getting shuffled is due to the two different screen sizes. Are you doing an Extend (dual displays) or Second Screen Only, just the external monitor?

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First of all; Thanks to anyone taking the time to read this and help me with my minor issue!

I have been running dual screen setup for awhile now and early on I realized that I had to set the monitor on the left to the 'Main Display' so that tiled wide resolution images would span across both monitors.

after a time i realized that this inconvenienced me in several ways.

How might one set the main display to the right hand monitor while having the image for the wallpaper start on the far left corner?

A:Dual Screen - Main Screen on Right, Wallpaper won't display properly

Hi, welcome to the forum. i do not believe you can do that on win 7 i think thats a feature in windows 8 i believe i read it somewhere. someone will correct me if i am wrong

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I was setting up a new computer and an using 2 displays for the firs time. I accidentally clicked "Make this my main display" when I was on the wrong display.
The option is now grey and will not let me change it. How can I do so?

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I have broken my Lenovo Flex 2 screen...Im not sure if actual screen is broken or glass cover(outer layer) is broken but screen touch is stopped working....As picture is clear no problem in viewing I guess outer screen is damaged...I want to know cost for screen of FLEX2

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I have two wireless networks, one main and one guest. My laptop is unable to connect to my main network, but it has no problem connecting to my guest network. My phone and desktop connect to my main network just fine, and my laptop connects to any other wifi network just fine too. But the laptop-main home network combination is one that I have never been able to make work.

Well, I have made it work once, when I went and bought a little plug-in wireless adapter. The laptop would connect to the main network if and only if I had this adapter plugged in. I left this adapter in another country (yeah, stupid mistake), and I really don't want to buy another one.

Is there any way I can connect my laptop to my main network without an adapter?

Thanks in advance.

A:Laptop cannot connect to main network, only guest network

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I have been racking my brain for ages over this to no avail.

I am a professional designer with a digital press (canon imagePress C1)
What i want to do is connect the printer to a router and then some how connect that router to the main router where the internet comes in Wirelessly.

I cant plug a computer into the printer. The computers are upstairs and the printer is downstairs. There is also no way of connecting the printer to the main router(A)

My general basic idea is connect the printer to a router(B) via small ethernet cable.

Then me being optimistic Router(B) wirelessly sees router(A) so then I can print to it wirelessly from upstairs.

I hope this makes sense?!?!?!?


A:Connect Printer to wireless router (then to main router)


After doing some serach on google finally found this. Hope it will help you.

Router Setup Guide

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Recently I bought a TP-Link WR841N router and, unaware of what it needed, there had to be an ethernet cable coming from the main router (BT Homehub 3) for it to work. Is there any way I can connect these two wirelessly? I don't mind whatever way I connect it to my PC.

A:Connect router wirelessly to main router

Why do you need the additional TP-Link router - is the BT hub not a combined N modem/ router ? A bit more detail of your setup would help understand what you're trying to achieve...

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