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Duplicate different (higher) resolution display

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    Duplicate different (higher) resolution display


    1. I'm trying to duplicate a higher resolution display into a lower resolution display.
    2. It's a 4K display that I want to be projected into an 1080p resolution display, without any of them changing their resolution

    Can it be done? I know the other way around is possible (lower->higher), but I want higher->lower.

    Please advise

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

    I don't think its possible. By default Windows uses the lowest resolution of the two. This is done so you can get an image on both screens. Most monitors will accept a lower resolution than their native resolution but not a higher one. Try to put too high a resolution on the screen and it will just blank out or be totally un viewable.
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Duplicate different (higher) resolution display
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