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Can I create a "Phantom" Monitor?


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#1 Evolution13

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 03:11 PM

I have a Windows 7 machine that I login to remotely a lot via Teamviewer. It's on a KVM switch and if I have the KVM focused on another computer and I try to remote into it, the screen size ends up at 640x480. I'm looking for a way to trick the machine into thinking the monitor is still there, or at least convince it not to drop the resolution below say 1024x768, so when I accidently or purposely leave my KVM focused on one of the other three computers I don't have to deal with the tiny screen. Thanks in advance!


Edited by hamluis, 03 April 2015 - 04:21 PM.
Moved from Win 7 to External Hardware - Hamluis.


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#2 dicke

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 01:14 PM

Can you go into the display settings on the remote machine and correct the resolution?

It also sounds like the remote machine is seeing the video connection as a VGA type rather than a DVI cable.

 

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 05:38 AM

I use Microsoft's Remote Connection Manager (Which is free), which is basically RDP on steroids.  And it has the ability to set the screen size.  I would expect Team Viewer to have a similar option.






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