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Windows 7: Windows 7 thinks there are 3 monitors when only 2 are connected

13 May 2012   #11
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

OK, so does your mouse still drift off screen to a phantom monitor?


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13 May 2012   #12
Dariusz

Windows 7 Proffesional x64
 
 

Yup she still does, and the 2 screens dont show up unless I click on detect...
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13 May 2012   #13
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Well I wish I had a suggestion for you but I'm baffled by this one.
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 Windows 7 thinks there are 3 monitors when only 2 are connected




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