Manage a 3 Monitor Setup on Windows 10 – Full Tutorial

Windows 10 can support multiple scanners and, depending on the number of ports on the system, you can connect multiple scanners to a system. The OS will be able to find them easily with plug & play monitors.

Most users choose two monitors but Windows 10 can support more than two screens.

3 monitor position

3 Monitor Setup on Windows 10

If you want to use three scanners with Windows 10 system, you need a few hardware related things. You also need to make sure your system has the correct number of ports.

  • Check ports on the monitor you use. Most have a VGA, DVI, and HDMI port.
  • Check if there are ports on your system to connect each monitor.
  • You will need cables to connect each monitor.
  • If you do not have enough ports, you may be able to use the USB-C port on your system with a adapter.

Check graphics card specification

Your graphics card plays a key role in whether or not you can use three scanners. You can have the right number of ports but your graphics chip has the last word.

  1. Right-click on the taskbar and select Task manager from the context menu.
  2. Go to Performance tab.
  3. Choose GPU 0 from the left-hand column.
  4. In the pan on the right, look at the top right for the model number of the chip.
  5. Repeat for GPU 1 (if listed).
  6. Google the specs for the graphics chip and see how many analysts it can support.

Connecting the position of the monitor 3

If you have the right number of ports, cables, and a graphics card that supports all three of your monitors, you’re ready to get started.

  1. Connect the cables to the monitors.
  2. Connect the other all cables to the port on your computer.
  3. On your desktop, tap on the Win + P keyboard shortcut.
  4. From the panel on the right, select Expand.

Windows 10 Multiple Screens (Options)

Windows 10 allows users to customize how multiple monitors work on the system. The options are limited but well worth a look.

Arrange inspectors

You now need to configure how Windows 10 sees your browsers.

  1. Open the Options app (Keyboard shortcut Win + I).
  2. go to System> Display.
  3. Click Identify and a a number will appear on each screen.
  4. on the Tab display, click and drag any monitor (indicated by the name) and place it on the right or left of another. The design is up to you.

Taskbar for multiple monitors

  1. Open the Options app (Keyboard shortcut Win + I).
  2. Go to P.ersonalization> Taskbar.
  3. Open the ‘Show taskbar buttons’ drop down and select which monitors the taskbar should appear on.

Wallpapers for several monitors

You can set the same or different wallpapers for each monitor.

  1. Open the Options app (Keyboard shortcut Win + I).
  2. go to Personalization> Background.
  3. Click Browse and choose wallpaper.
  4. Right click on it in the drawer and select which monitor you want to set.
  5. Repeat for each monitor.

Triple Monitor Configuration – Conclusion

Installing monitor 3 is as easy as setting up monitor 2. Many users install additional third-party apps to help manage their monitors and you can try some for yourself. They’re not needed if you can’t get over apps and windows.

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