Connect 3 monitors with thunderbolt HDMI mix

Connect 3 monitors with thunderbolt HDMI mix

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Situation

You connected 3 or more monitors to your system but you can only use any combination of two monitors at any given time.

 

Solution

The solution for this problem is to use a monitor with a Thunderbolt port and connect the third monitor to that one.  This way only two monitors are connected to your system and the first or second monitor is using the Thunderbolt port to activate the third one.

This only works if you use the Intel Graphics interface

Correct Setup:

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Wrong Setup:

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Yuri Pustjens
About the Author

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows
Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

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