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    Question On "Screen Resolution"


    How do I get "Screen Resolution" (on desktop, right click and select Screen Resolution) to show my main monitor as "1"?

    thanks

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello jko,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to set which display you want as your main display.

    Main Display - Change in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Sean. Thanks. What I want is to make my main display #1. At the moment, it shows up as #2.

    Jeff
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    In that case, depending on how you have them connected, see if switching the connections for them on the graphics card may reverse them.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    When in that window you can drag one monitor over to the other side so they are [2][1] instead of [1][2]. That way they match your actual monitor setup and your mouse goes the right way from monitor to monitor. Mine are situated like this.

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    Some drivers like to change order of monitors (like in my case). When I set a particular order of 2 monitors with windows setup, driver setup program (CCC by AMD) reverses it and overrides Windows one.
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