Monitor: Dual Screen Setup for Desktop Computers

Monitor: Dual Screen Setup for Desktop Computers

The following instructions will show you how to configure two monitors to display a single workspace.

Indicate the Primary and Secondary Monitor

  1. Right click on your desktop and select "Screen Resolution". Your available monitors are listed in the Display category by make/model number.
  2. Select from the list the monitor that you want to be your main display.
  3. Check the box that says "Make this my main display." The other monitor will automatically become the secondary display.
  4. Click the [Apply] button at the bottom of the screen.

Set Resolution

  1. Right click on your desktop and select "Screen Resolution".
  2. Select from the Display category the monitor you want to adjust the resolution of.
  3. Click on the drop down arrow in the Resolution category. A small list will appear.
  4. Use the slider to select the resolution you want.
  5. Click the [Apply] button at the bottom of the screen.

Set Display Configuration

  1. If you want the mouse to scroll left to right, make sure monitor "1" is on the left and "2" is on the right. To change the monitors' position, click and drag them. If you are unsure which monitor is "1" or "2", click the [Identify] button. 
  2. Click the [Apply] button at the bottom of the screen.

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