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Extended monitor wont extend

Up until an hour ago the extended monitor on my Acer laptop worked fine. Laptop, main screen, monitor extended screen. All of a sudden after pulling the monitor cord out as usual, I cannot get the extended monitor to be extended again. When I go to display setting and set the #2 monitor to extended, Acer won't take to it and makes my #2 monitor my main one and the laptop nothing just black. I cannot seem to get an extended monitor of either. I can get duplicate desktops but no extentions. Any answers?

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Can you now see 2 monitor properties i.e. 1 & 2... then identify running monitor ... if it is 1 then select 2 in properties and set it again to be used as extended desktop... open any application and pull or drag it holding it from title bar to the extended desktop....

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