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Windows 8 Laptop changes to second screen only on it's own

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    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Laptop changes to second screen only on it's own


    I've had this issue since day 1 of me buying this laptop and it is really annoying. If you press f4 it comes up with a "Project to a connected screen" and my computer is changing this option on it's own, it changes to Duplicate as well as Second screen only and it starts to get annoying quickly. Could anyone tell me why it's doing this? Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Any liquids spilled on the keyboard? Do you have a second display connected?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    No liquids have been spilled on the keyboard and I don't have a second screen connected.
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  4. #4


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Can you take it back to where you bought it, for them to have a look at what's going on?
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Windows 8 Laptop changes to second screen only on it's own
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