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Second monitor on Laptop -- external monitor keeps defaulting to the right side

Second monitor on Laptop -- external monitor keeps defaulting to the right side

I have a T61 running Windows Server 2008 (yes as a desktop OS) and I use an external second monitor. The external monitor sits to the left of the laptop. When I sleep the laptop and then use it as a laptop it properly reverts to single screen mode. However, when I re-dock it thinks that the monitor is to the right of the laptop.

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Guest [Entry]

"If you were to undock it, use as laptop, turn off the laptop (or maybe even sleep), and then redock it, it would display correctly, right? It only displays incorrectly if you undock, use, then redock while the laptop is on?

If so I had a similar situation on 2 different windows machines: on one, I just always had to redock when the laptop was off, on the other I was only able to fix it through the video card's tab on Display->Settings->Advanced. It allowed me to set up different profiles, and so every time I would redock I would just choose the ""redocked"" profile."