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Windows 7: executable script to switch active displays

21 Jan 2011   #1
johnvh07

desktop: Windows 7 Pro 64bit, netbook: Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 
executable script to switch active displays

I have a dual monitor set up in my office with a 23" Asus connected via DVI and a 19" Sony connected via VGA and adapter to my custom build. In my living room I have a TV connected Via Receiver Via adapter(composite/s-video) Via s-video to my same custom build.

At the moment I have to go in to "screen resolution" and select the sony from the "Display" menu and then "disconnect this display" from the "Multiple displays" menu. So far I have only disconnected the sony monitor, I still need to extend desktop on to the TV.

this gets to be a legthy process when I do it 8 times a day every day. Is there a why to have 1 or 2 executable script that will allow me to switch between the desired displays?

Thanks,
John


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07 Sep 2012   #2
Cpmonster

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

For starters you''l get quite far by using default installed hotkeys: Press WindowsKey+P

It should be fairly obvious from now on. However; select one of the four default configurations and it will set up your view as requested. Try all of them if in doubt, but try to avoid duplicate.

- On my setup its somehow reversed. I use Projector only for my computer screens. But to watch TV I have to choose Computer only.
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