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Windows 7: Default settings for display

09 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise
Default settings for display

Not sure this is the right place for this thread, if not, sorry in advance.

I'd like Windows 7 to default to 'Extend these displays' under the 'Multiple displays:' setting when I dock my laptop. Anyone know how to do that? It used to work in XP, but I can't get 7 to do it so I have to manually change it every time I dock my machine...


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09 Nov 2009   #2


What happens if you just leave it set that way? That is what I usually do on my desktop.
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09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise

I leave it set, but if I take the laptop home, work without external monitors, then return to the office and dock it, it reverts back to only using the 1 external monitor and I have to change the settings to tell it to extend to the 2nd monitor.
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09 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise

Sorry Antman, should have done that first! All good now...
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