How to use multiple monitors in Windows 7

When working a lot with computerA way to increase efficiency and to better organize our tasks is used multiple monitors the same computer. In Windows 7, Adding a second (and third - where have two VGA ports computer / laptop) monitor can be configured very simply by two methods:

  • shortcut Keyboard: Use key combination Windows + P (where Windows key is the key with the Windows sign on it)
  • Control Panel> Appearance and Personalization> Display> Change display settings (Or simply right click on desktop > Screen resolution)


Using Windows + P key combination brings to the fore one Desktop Quick Menu options (which can be accessed from Control Panel> Display> Connect to a projector), namely Computer only (Using only the primary monitor) Duplicate (Displays the same desktop on both monitors) Extend (Extended desktop on two monitors connected) and Projector only (Use only secondary monitor), of which you can select the most convenient for you (usually when you connect a second monitor to a laptop is automatically selected by the Windows option Duplicate).


The second method is to configure multiple monitors in Screen resolution. 1 and 2 numbers displayed on the monitors will help you make the distinction between primary monitor and the secondary when you want to change settings for them (well, you can click the button Identify to ensure that they are displayed correctly).


To set the display mode on multiple monitors use dropdown next Multiple displaysIt contains all the quick menu options displayed the shortcut Windows + P.

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How to use multiple monitors in Windows 7

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