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I have an Acer Aspire 5500Z laptop. I also have a large LCD screen. When I plug it into the external jack I can get it to work in extended mode but that just extends the desktop over. I need to duplicate the desktop on it and I cannot figure out how to get that to work.

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Hello,

extension or duplication of desktop, i made also by rca connection, or like monitor connection. You can do Press" Fn+CRT/LCD " simultaneously.

may this help, melnavz

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