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  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    one monitor two screens

    I hope this makes some kind of sense to you.
    Occasionally when I use remote access I end up with a totally black screen on my pc. (I access my pc from my smart phone)
    Today after using a remote connection I found that my pc screen was totally black with two post it notes in the corner. My browser was sticking out from the edge and I managed to pull it so now it is on the screen. My background picture has reappeared but none of the shortcuts is there nor the taskbar.
    If I go back to my phone and remote in, i can see my screen as it should look. All the shortcuts are there, the task bar and the browser(s).
    As I said, this has happened twice before and I managed to fix it. But I cannot remember how. It took days.
    I hope that you can help me. please use very plain language.

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    If you are in the Metro Screen, it is most likely a technical glitch. What are you using for Remote Connection? I have never had any problems using Team Viewer. Even though a Smartphone makes it really hard to tell what you are doing.
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