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Windows 7: how to force display to always on

06 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
how to force display to always on

I have a problem;

My MediaCenter pc is connected through a Surround Receiver to the TV. Every time I choose for example xbox instead of mediacenter on my receiver, the mediacenter, win7, thinks I have disconnected the main monitor and changes my secondary 7inch on-case touchscreen to be my main monitor. But, the 7inch monitor can only handle 800x600res, so it goes white. Meaning I will have to restart the computer to see what I'm doing.

How can I force my OS to always keep sending signals to both my monitors, the receiver (tv) and the 7inch touchscreen?

thanks for the help

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06 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zohappy View Post
How can I force my OS to always keep sending signals to both my monitors, the receiver (tv) and the 7inch touchscreen?

thanks for the help
You don't. When you switch the TV it stops sending signals in turn telling the computer it disconnected. The problem is the TV nothing Windows can do about that. When you switch back just trying hitting Windows Key + P a couple of times.
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