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Mirroring my PC on my TV

Hi
I have a new Asus pc with AMD video. I want to use HDMI out to my tv mirroring my PC monitor, So I plug in to both sources and the TV has become the main screen - there seems to be no way to make it recognize that I want my PC monitor to be the main screen and have it mirrored on the TV.
I have gone through the identify and detect and all that but nothing changes. I did this on an old Win7 and it was so easy - the settings stayed even after I upgraded to Win10. But Win10 is making me pull my hair out in frustration.
I contacted ASUS support and they told me to do it through the video software but I got the same result. ASUS then considered the matter closed and have not responded to my pleas for help.
Can anyone here maybe help me figure this out?
Thank You
Randy

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A mirror is a mirror.

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When we mirror both are main screens.

I wonder if you meant to extend the desktop?

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A mirror is a mirror.

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I want the same images on both screens. What I get, and I didn't properly describe it I guess, is all of my programs and mouse control on my tv and my monitor just shows the desktop but it goes from a single image to have the same image but there are 4 instances of it - sort of 1 in each corner. But the monitor show no programs but the tv does. I have mouse control on the tv and I can only get mouse control on the monitor if I pull the mouse way over then it disappears from the TV.
I hope this is a little clearer - it's as clear as mud to me and I'm living it Happy
Thank you

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That sounds like the monitor and TV don't have

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The same pixel count. Weird stuff like that will happen. Not a bug according to most.

For a good mirror to happen the screen pixel counts must match.

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That sounds like the monitor and TV don't have

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Well they are both the ones I had used previously with no issues.

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At this point you have to dive into what's different.

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The OS rarely matters. It's drivers and settings.

When we mirror and the displays do not match, it can fail. I've never offered support when it doesn't match. I let it be luck.

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