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Windows 7: Duplicating my PC to my TV

02 Sep 2013   #11
MrNeeds

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Diddlededum View Post
I don't think you can duplicate unless both monitors have exactly the same resolution. If they don't it might explain why duplicate isn't even an option.
this is correct, it willl use the smallest resolution of the two monitors, none the less, it will still show.


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02 Sep 2013   #12
Diddlededum

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrNeeds View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Diddlededum View Post
I don't think you can duplicate unless both monitors have exactly the same resolution. If they don't it might explain why duplicate isn't even an option.
this is correct, it willl use the smallest resolution of the two monitors, none the less, it will still show.
Interesting, on my PC I only found out I could duplicate when I hitched up two monitors with identical resolution and saw the duplicate option for the first time. I don't want to contradict your experience but do wonder whether it will always show in Windows or whether it depends on the graphics card etc.
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03 Sep 2013   #13
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lennon View Post
YoYo155,I'm not sure about the APU and GPU. Mine is a Dell and its the basic with windows 7.
What do you think I should do to get it to Duplicate. It is so frustrating!!!
You can fill out you r system specs it will help us understand what we are dealing with.
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03 Sep 2013   #14
MrNeeds

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Diddlededum View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrNeeds View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Diddlededum View Post
I don't think you can duplicate unless both monitors have exactly the same resolution. If they don't it might explain why duplicate isn't even an option.
this is correct, it willl use the smallest resolution of the two monitors, none the less, it will still show.
Interesting, on my PC I only found out I could duplicate when I hitched up two monitors with identical resolution and saw the duplicate option for the first time. I don't want to contradict your experience but do wonder whether it will always show in Windows or whether it depends on the graphics card etc.
Duplicating my PC to my TV-res-extend.jpg



seems to work right now with my monitor as primary and tv as secondary


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03 Sep 2013   #15
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Maybe for some reason, the graphics card does not support the tv's resolution.
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04 Sep 2013   #16
lennon

Windows 7 Home
 
 

Both monitors were set to the same resolution but still no "Duplicate" in the drop bar...Can someone please help me!!!!!
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04 Sep 2013   #17
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Are you using some kind of dedicated software for your GPU?
i.e. nVidia control panel or catalyst control center?
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04 Sep 2013   #18
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lennon View Post
Can someone please help me!!!!!
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post

You can fill out you r system specs it will help us understand what we are dealing with.
This would help us help you.
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04 Sep 2013   #19
lennon

Windows 7 Home
 
 

It's Nvidia
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04 Sep 2013   #20
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

What does yours display?

Duplicating my PC to my TV-what-nvpanel.jpg


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