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Help with adding a secondary monitor.


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#1 gadgetguy1288

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 03:36 PM

Im trying to use my LCD HDTV as a secondary monitor, but when I plug it in to the HDMI port on my laptop it automatically makes the TV my main monitor and wont let me switch it in the display settings. The box for "Make this my main monitor" for the laptop screen is greyed out and I can not click on it. I can however extend the screen to the laptop screen.

If you need any other info just let me know but this is killing me.

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#2 thrillhouse

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 03:44 PM

I don't understand what you are trying to do, but to change settings like that (at least with windows 7, not sure about vista) press the windows key and X and it brings up windows mobility center and then click connect display and it gives a lot of choices.

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 03:30 PM

Im trying to keep my laptop screen as my primary monitor, where all my icons and start bar are, but its switching it around so that either my only display is the TV or all my icons and start bar on are on the TV and the laptop screen is the secondary monitor. and it wont let me change it.




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