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Windows 7: Added A Monitor To Laptop Can't View Separate Applications On Both

13 Aug 2016   #1
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Added A Monitor To Laptop Can't View Separate Applications On Both

I can duplicate the screen and switch one off or on but can't run two applications one on each screen.
I clicked resolution, to get the dual display option.Under multiple displays I selected extend these displays. All I have on the added monitor is the desktop display photo from my laptop. I have Googled, but can't understand why I can't put applications etc on the added monitor. I want to run SketchUp Make on my laptop and play video tutorials on the added monitor, following along, on my laptop. The monitor I have is a Hannes G model HSG1111.
I've uploaded couple of screenshots.
Any help much appreciated.
Peter.




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14 Aug 2016   #2
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Hi

Have you tried moving the other application window to where the extended screen is located? You should see it there.
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14 Aug 2016   #3
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi,
You mean the 1 and 2 position screenshot? Please be a bit clearer as how to do this?
Thanks.
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14 Aug 2016   #4
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

On the bigger screen.
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14 Aug 2016   #5
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

If you open an application on the laptop, can you drag it from the laptop screen onto the bigger monitor?
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15 Aug 2016   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
There are other options if you right click your desktop and go to graphic's options
Busy image but the options are through multiple menu options
Added A Monitor To Laptop Can't View Separate Applications On Both-resolution-rightclick.jpg


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17 Aug 2016   #7
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi all, sorry for delay in replying, just going to have a bit of dinner. then will reply in full.
Thanks.
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17 Aug 2016   #8
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RoasterMen View Post
Hi

Have you tried moving the other application window to where the extended screen is located? You should see it there.
Hi,
I changed them round, renumbered them.See attched photos. I can now move SketchUp onto the larger monitor. Through having a little play I can move the YouTube Sketch up videos onto the large monitor then move SketchUp back to the laptop. Then play the tutorials and follow along in SketchUp. Think the difficulty is solved now.
So mega thanks and to others for their input.


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17 Aug 2016   #9
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mellon Head View Post
If you open an application on the laptop, can you drag it from the laptop screen onto the bigger monitor?
Thanks, see reply to RoasterMen this evening.
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17 Aug 2016   #10
Pollys13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
There are other options if you right click your desktop and go to graphic's options
Busy image but the options are through multiple menu options
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Hi and thanks and see my reply to RoasterMen this evening.
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