Windows 10 Dual-Monitor Issue (related to my other thread)

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#1 Edited by VACkillers (1286 posts) -
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#2 Posted by SkullPanda1 (1502 posts) -

I have my PC connected to just one TV at the moment. Occasionally my games will minimize out, but it's not frequent enough for me to have an idea as to why.

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#3 Posted by OurSin_360 (4450 posts) -

I have deffered updates so hopefully i haven't downloaded this yet, haven't had major issues with my 2 monitors so far. Windows forced updates need to go though, i dont know who thought that was a good idea.

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#4 Posted by Stonyman65 (3614 posts) -

Sometimes games get freaky when it isn't expecting a dual monitor setup. I had to mess around a bit to get things working, specifically forcing DOOM to choose the correct monitor at the correct resolution with full screen. For some reason it wanted to put me in windowed mode with some crazy resolution on the wrong monitor. One trick I found with those types of games is to start the game with one monitor on, configure everything, exit out of the game, turn the second monitor on and then start the game again.

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#5 Edited by OurSin_360 (4450 posts) -

@stonyman65 said:

Sometimes games get freaky when it isn't expecting a dual monitor setup. I had to mess around a bit to get things working, specifically forcing DOOM to choose the correct monitor at the correct resolution with full screen. For some reason it wanted to put me in windowed mode with some crazy resolution on the wrong monitor. One trick I found with those types of games is to start the game with one monitor on, configure everything, exit out of the game, turn the second monitor on and then start the game again.

One thing i do is hit "windows key + P" and select the monitor i want (second or primary) only and that usually works, although some scaling issues can happen in some games. Also you won't be able to use the second monitor, which i hardly do when gaming anyway.

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#6 Edited by ClarkBowen (3 posts) -

I believe that if system is infected with virus then also it can create such error.

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