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Windows 7: Programs Don't Work on Extended Screens

25 Dec 2014   #1
Henrys

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Programs Don't Work on Extended Screens

VLC and Chrome, among other programs, work fine in my virtual machine when I use extended screens (I use 3 screens). VLC and Chrome can not maintain an image on my host when I use an extended screen. Since, I know it is possible for those programs to use the extended screens I'm guessing there must be a setting on my host machine that is causing the problem, but I have no idea about what setting needs to be changed.

It seems significant to me that everything worked fine until I reinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium on my Host (HP Envy Laptop). I reinstalled the same software, but there have been updates to software, so I'm thinking some software update must have made the change. The VM image was saved so I simply moved the file back onto the host so that image didn't change.

I use MS Security Essentials.

Would appreciate help.




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26 Dec 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I don't know if I can help but I do know in order for members to help they will need to know your (complete)
system specs.

These two tutorials should help you do your system specs.

By Brink:
System Info - See Your System Specs


By Kari:
Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs

Don't forget to add your power supply and security programs.
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