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I've been reading and I've been getting more and more frustrated


Problem:
Asus monitor is identified as #2
Samsung monitor is identified as #1

I can change in the catalyst control center but it does nothing. If I unplug the HDMI it puts Asus at 1, if I plug the Samsung the Asus is back at 2

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/30b16266-cbc6-4759-8c30-8d10b46fb7c6/changing-monitor-identities
Read that and many other threads, I can't seem to find a fix.

Is there a simple way to fix this?
  
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post #2 of 7
You have already tried this right?
- right click desktop
- click screen resolution
- highlight Asus monitor
- click the checkbox 'Make this my main display'
- click accept
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Originally Posted by Remmib View Post

You have already tried this right?
- right click desktop
- click screen resolution
- highlight Asus monitor
- click the checkbox 'Make this my main display'
- click accept
yep frown.gif no luck
also tried changing them in the ati catalyst control center

anytime the samsung is plugged in it becomes #1, i dont know what internal feature is doing this, or if its because the order of the cables on the video card i just don't know

i dont think i can run 144hz on a hdmi? so i definitely want the asus on the dual link dvi, while im getting a hdmi for the samsung ( to get rid of dvi to hdmi convertor ) i have a strong feeling i'll always have the issues

just another thing to deal with smile.gif i installed the color profile for this monitor and it didnt seem to do much either. i don't think i'm doing it right, followed some guides step by step though, was weird
  
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post #4 of 7
when i have this kind of problem with my screens i go to screen resolution and drag the monitor i want to be (right or left) to the right position and mark it as main display and multiple displays is set at extended these displays

dunno if that helps
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by patriotaki View Post

when i have this kind of problem with my screens i go to screen resolution and drag the monitor i want to be (right or left) to the right position and mark it as main display and multiple displays is set at extended these displays

dunno if that helps
i wish it did! nothing I do will change what windows determines as display #1 or #2
however i set it up it just sets syncmaster as #1 and asus as #2
  
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hmm thats weird.. can you post a screenshot?
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post #7 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by patriotaki View Post

hmm thats weird.. can you post a screenshot?
not sure if you are joking or serious biggrin.gif
right click your desktop, screen resolution. and picture your #1 monitor being #2 and #2 being #1.
it's as simple as i'm typing.

i can not make windows show asus as #1. so im stuck on leaving #2 as my "main display" and extending the desktop
  
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