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  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    windows 8

    second screen

    when in second screen all the options work axcept for the duplicate screen ,which is the screen that I want,the tv tv screen say not supported,however the extended screen and the second screen only all work ok,what can I do to get the duplicate screen option to display

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  2. #2

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    The resolution on both screens must be the same for duplicate to work.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 14 Feb 2013 at 15:31.
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  3. #3

    I'm having a little bit of trouble understanding the dilemma.

    Lets go back to the start screen. Type "mo" then click on settings. A whole selection of choices should open. Select the one about two monitors or two screens. In there you can tinker around a lot and change several settings. You may have to reboot to make things work.

    Windows 8 does not include the Media center and TV, video, music features as a default. It is now a separate purchase requiring an activation product key. Press Windows logo+W to open the Settings search pane. Type add features and then User Account Control asks you to confirm. Click to buy product on line.

    Prior to January 31, 2013, when the special promo ended, it was free. I've heard now from US $13 to US$99 !

    WMC is a GB/TB hog. Better check your system requirements capacity. If you are recording TV and video you may need 1- 3 TB!

    You'll also need the extra hardware, cables, jacks to hook up your TV and a remote control if desired.
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