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using monitor and tv, display spilling over on tv

by brii1982 / October 26, 2017 5:06 PM PDT

ok so i have been using my monitor and also a flatscreen, so the same thing shows up on both screens at the same time. i hooked up a different monitor, and since then, on the tv, the edges of the taskbar and surrounding the screen is cut off on the tv, spilling over. i remember that the last time i hooked up a diff monitor, the same thing happened, but i cant remember how to fix it. i've tried adjusting the display on windows display settings as well as intel graphics display, but i cant seem to get it fixed. on intel, the only option under scaling is maintain display scaling. my tv does not have an overlay option. someone PLEASE help me, as i do not have satelight or cable tv, so the only tv we have is through the internet, so if i want to watch something, its going to be cut off along the edges, not showing me the full screen. thanks in advance

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Here's the deal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2017 5:08 PM PDT

For this to work with duplicating the screen BOTH TV and monitor SHALL be of the same resolution. What you noted should happen if there is any mismatch.

Tell more.

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do u mean...
by brii1982 / October 26, 2017 5:48 PM PDT
In reply to: Here's the deal.

do u mean the same screen size, or the same resolution? they are not the same screen size, but neither were the previous two monitors that i used. as far as resolution, i'm almost positive i have them set to the same. but just in case, do u mind telling me exactly how to make sure each individual one is set to the same? thanks

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Same resolution as in pixel count and refresh speeds.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2017 6:01 PM PDT
In reply to: do u mean...

If you want to really get into it, full model numbers but what you noted is typical and happens a lot. Not much of a mystery but you may want to try some other screen duplication method.


"When you connect a second display to your PC, Windows 10 automatically sets the same resolution for it as the primary display. If both displays are the same size, this isn’t a problem. If one of them has a higher resolution than the other, it is a problem."

You can try what they write there but size, in that article is pixels, width, height and refresh.

It's a well done subject so I'll stop here with a google showing folk have been here before.

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set to
by brii1982 / October 26, 2017 6:52 PM PDT

i have it set to duplicate, bc if i set it to extend, it only shows up on one monitor, while stuff is missing from the second one. if i set it to duplicate, the same screen shows up on both monitors, which is what i need, its just that on the tv, its cut off along the edges. there is no advance display settings option. what do u need when u say full details on displays? i have googled and googled and googled but i cant seem to get it fixed

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by brii1982 / October 26, 2017 7:03 PM PDT

or is there a way to do it with extended, AND keep everything showing up on BOTH monitors? bc when i try it with extended, things only show up on one monitor, while things are missing from the second

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Are there no controls on the TV?
by James Denison / October 26, 2017 7:24 PM PDT
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My Vizio has controls which allow changing the view on the screen to fit about 4 or 5 different options.

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by brii1982 / October 27, 2017 9:56 AM PDT

no there are not

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both are set to the same
by brii1982 / October 26, 2017 5:50 PM PDT
In reply to: Here's the deal.

both are set to the same under Intel graphics control panel

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Which could be incorrect for the longer reason given.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2017 6:03 PM PDT

Until I get full details on the displays, a small mystery but not unheard of.

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what do u need to know about the displays?
by brii1982 / October 27, 2017 9:56 AM PDT

size of the screens? thanks

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Make and model usually works.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2017 9:59 AM PDT

Remember you are into a well discussed area. I have yet to find a solid fix for those that want to duplicate displays where the displays are not matched.

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