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You can connect most monitors and other display devices like projectors using the VGA, DVI, HDMI or DisplayPort cables. When you connect an additional monitor to your computer, Windows will automatically detect the monitors and displays your computer's desktop.You can then choose how you want your desktop to appear and customize the display settings such as Display Style, Screen Resolutio, Refresh Rate and Color Depth depending on the capability of your display card and monitor display


Advantages of Multiple Display in Windows 

  • Easily move Windows applications to another monitor by grabbing it along the top edge and dragging it from one monitor to another. If the app is snapped, it will be snapped on the other monitor as well.

Task Bar Management 

  • Task Bar are now shown on all monitors by default
  • With multiple monitors attached, Windows will draw the taskbar across each monitor. 
  • By default, all taskbar icons are displayed on the main monitor, and the taskbar on all other monitors.

The Taskbar is configurable in multiple displays using Taskbar Properties.

  • Right-click on the Taskbar
  • Select Properties
  • In Taskbar tab, under Multiple Displays, make sure the Show Taskbar on all Displays check box is selected
  • Click OK.

Span desktop background across all monitors

  • You can now span a single panoramic picture across multiple monitors. We are also including a new panoramic theme in the personalization options for Windows 10.
  • To set this up, pick a panoramic desktop image and select Span as the picture position.

Setting up Multiple Monitors


After you connect the monitors to your computer, you can select the Display Style that best suits your needs. You can choose from one of the following four options on how the desktop is displayed:

  • PC Screen Only: The second monitor is ignored and only the primary monitor is used.
  • Duplicate: The second monitor mirrors the primary monitor.
  • Extend: The desktop of your PC is extended across the two monitors and allows you to have a desktop that spans across both monitors.
  • Second Screen Only: The primary monitor will be disabled and only the secondary monitor will be used.



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