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3 monitor dual card setup - Programs swap sides when HDMI powered on

Q: 3 monitor dual card setup - Programs swap sides when HDMI powered on

Turning on HDMI rd monitor screws up the Display amp which are VGA and DVI I usually have Skype open and browsers Monitor on DVI for work and monitor is VGA for facebook Twitter and that kind of stuff and Skype under the browser on monitor and monitor is on a second separate video card hooked up to HDMI - on 3 setup monitor powered Programs HDMI swap sides card dual when used for music videos and cctv cameras As of lately when I turn on the HDMI monitor all the programs switch sides Skype will move from the lower right side of monitor over to the lower right side f monitor The browser thats on monitor will switch over to 3 monitor dual card setup - Programs swap sides when HDMI powered on monitor and the browser that was on monitor 3 monitor dual card setup - Programs swap sides when HDMI powered on will swap sides from monitor over to The rd monitor is sometimes used for music videos but currently it is hooked up to a CCTV DVR on the DVR VGA hookup so it even does this when the TV Monitor is not on HDMI mode for the computer I can turn monitors and on and off times and nothing will happen but as soon as I turn on the HDMI everything swaps sides Why would powering on HDMI display do this and how can 3 monitor dual card setup - Programs swap sides when HDMI powered on I stop open programs from swapping sides on monitor amp when I turn on the TV Monitor even if its not in HDMI mode when powered on

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I am looking to buy a new video card and a new monitor. I currently have a monitor with DVI output. I want to buy another with DVI output and make a dual monitor setup. But the video card I am looking at has HDMI and DVI. Will I be able to hook two DVI monitors up to that video card? (I think my motherboard also has DVI if that helps. Will the mobo and card DVIs work at the same time?)
 

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I have the 2nd setup through a vga to hdmi cable but it just sits there black with "check signal cable."

2nd monitor is an lg2241

Tried:

- multiple re-boots
- downloaded a driver from LG but don't see that it did any kind of install. Double clicking it's zip file opened it and clicking on the three files did nothing but open gibberish code.
- at screen resolution I see multiple displays and I have it set on extended.
- Clicked detect and identify
- #2 says display device on vga
- tried unplugging and reconnecting the cable (hdmi to vga)

I'm lost. SOS!

lol!

Thx,
Dave

A:Dual monitor setup hdmi to vga on 2nd monitor shows nothing

Dave welcome to the Seven Forums.

That cable won't work unless the VGA port on the computer/laptop supports digital (highly unlikely), as VGA is an analogue signal and HDMI is digital. To get it to work you would need some kind of converter not an adapter, which that cable essentially is.

Assuming this is your monitor,

LG E2241V-BN: 22" Full HD LED LCD Monitor | LG USA

is says it has a VGA port on it. If it does then just use a plain old VGA cable.

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A:Solved: Which Video Card for Dual HDMI monitor

I have a GeForce 8600GT with 512 MB of memory. I've tried plenty of video cards of a lesser power than that and they all worked...sort of. Little glitches and problems seemed to always pop up though and it just wasn't a perfect experience on a dual monitor setup (one 1680x1050 and one 1920x1080) until I hit the 8600GT. Since then, its been butter all the way.

So something on a par with the 8600GT should serve you well. Some of the new ATI cards are supposed to be very good also. You probably want to look for a dual DVI port card (if the monitors have DVI of course) and use that connection and save the HDMI ports for an upscaling DVD player or somesuch. Going from dual DVI to HDMI might work or it might cause some scaling problems.
 

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Mind you, my setup is an SLi setup, but the main vid card which is the main screen...runs at idle.

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Don't know if it's an Win7 issue or a Nvidia issue.

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

A:Dual Monitor Setup, 2nd Video Card always max'd

What happens if you swap the monitors?

~Lordbob

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A:Dual monitor - One VGA, one HDMI

What are your system specs...mainly your hardware? Is the dual monitors actually monitors or is one of them an HD TV? If they are both monitors are they the same make and model? How are you wanting to setup and use the monitors?

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A:Trying to dual monitor / HDMI + VGA

You might try connecting only the HDMI monitor and adding the VGA monitor after.

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I've installed a Radeon HD 6670 1GB PCI-E video card with monitor one setup via DVI to VGA adapter on output one and 2nd monitor on VGA onboard video.
I cannot get the second monitor to detect in any configuration. Tried looking in BIOS of MB, using 2nd DVI (w/ vga adapter) on Radeon card.

Am at a loss and I hope I have provided enough information for some assistance.

Much appreciated

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A:Radeon HD 6670 Dual Monitor setup not detecting 2nd monitor

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Weeg


I am having troubles getting my dual monitors back.
Initially had a GeForce 8400GS 512MB PCI video card and was using the on board video (Biostar G41 M7 MB) for dual VGA monitor setup.

I've installed a Radeon HD 6670 1GB PCI-E video card with monitor one setup via DVI to VGA adapter on output one and 2nd monitor on VGA onboard video.
I cannot get the second monitor to detect in any configuration. Tried looking in BIOS of MB, using 2nd DVI (w/ vga adapter) on Radeon card.


I don't understand why you are using a combination of DVI (to VGA) out of your HD6670 to one monitor, and also using the VGA out of your motherboard to the other monitor.

Am I interpreting what you've done correctly? You are using just the DVI output from your HD6670 through a DVI-to-VGA adapter and on to your first monitor, and also using the VGA output from the onboard graphics of the motherboard to feed the second monitor? If so, this is very wrong.

Your new HD6670 has TWO video outputs of its own: one is DVI, and the other is VGA. You should connect your second analog monitor to the VGA output of the HD6670, not to the onboard graphics VGA output.

Also, if you can disable the onboard graphics in the BIOS that's definitely what you should do when you install an external video card as you've done. At the very least you should give priority to the new PCIe video over PCI (which was your old GeForce card, and probably onboard graphics chip as well?), although "AUTO" might be just as acceptable. I'd still disable onboard graphics if I could.

You might have been using a combination of the old GeForce video card and onboard graphics before (did that GeForce card only have a single output?), but the new HD6670 has dual-output of its own, and that's how you should connect your two monitors... to the two outputs of the HD6670. I suspect that while your old dual-monitor setup was kind of a kluge of PCI-GeForce and PCI-onboard graphics and worked fine, the new setup involving the PCIe 2.1 HD6670 is a different beast entirely. Probably the onboard graphics output is being suppressed by the BIOS in light of the PCIe graphics card, but who knows.

Anyway the correct setup for you is to use the dual video outputs of your HD6670 to support your dual monitors. You should NOT be using onboard graphics at all, and if possible it should be disabled in the BIOS settings of your motherboard.

The ATI Catalyst drivers that manage your HD6670 are prepared to support your two monitors directly connected to the two video outputs on the HD6670 itself. The DVI->VGA adapter to one monitor, and VGA to the second monitor... this is a standard setup.

Have you installed or upgraded to the latest Catalyst drivers from the ATI/AMD support site? This is a good idea.

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A:Radeon HD 6670 Dual Monitor setup not detecting 2nd monitor

I would try one of these before giving up on the monitor:

Rosewill 10ft. DVI-A (24+5) Male to HD15 VGA Male Analog Video Cable w/ Ferrites Cores, Model RCW-900 - Newegg.com

Forget adapters, you might not a have a compatible one, the DVI connector has many variants.

Look at that cable end and make sure it would fit on your video card's female DVI connector (it should), it's DVI-A (analog only) to VGA which is analog only....

More info:

http://www.datapro.net/techinfo/dvi_cables.html

http://www.cableorganizer.com/articl...or-pinout.html

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You could get a better AMD processor if it is a socket 939 and then there would be no need for a new motherboard, a Skt 939 Athlon X2 would be good, if you dont wanna upgrade ur mobo.
 

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A:Dual Monitors, HDMI monitor doesn't display BIOS

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Newegg.com - BYTECC DVI-HM DVI Male to HDMI Female Cable Adaptor

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A:dual monitor setup

You need a graphic adapter with two outputs; connect each monitor to each output. For example most lower priced video cards will usually have a DVI and VGA out connectors, most monitors will have a DVI and VGA input connectors. Whatever configuration you choose, just make sure your monitors have the right connectors to hook up with the video adapter.
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A:Dual monitor setup on GPU and CPU

You can`t do that, just use the GPU.

Why would you buy a 980 and not want to use it for all your monitors ???????????

Connect both monitors to the Asus

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/384111-dual-monitor-setup-gpu-cpu.html
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A:Dual Monitor Setup

Have you got catalyst installed?

if so try to detect the monitor from there

go into display options and select force tv detect,
and click apply, does it recognsie it?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/271193-dual-monitor-setup.html
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Hey guys-
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Can I make this work?
Thanks!
 

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I Have a Toshiba Satellite C640 laptop with a standard VGA Graphics Adapter. (Windows 7)

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Is it to do with no dedicated video card (graphics).

A:Dual Monitor setup

The Fn+F5 combo should give you five options on-screen provided that the external monitor is switched on & connected:

❖ Built-in display only
❖ Built-in display and external monitor (simultaneously)
❖ External monitor only
❖ Built-in display and external monitor (extended mode)
❖ Swap-Switch primary display between internal display
and external monitor when using extended desktop

If the external monitor is not switched on, some of the above options will not be available.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/dual-monitor-setup-668037.html
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I think i posted this int he right place - apologizes if it isn't!

Cheers.
 

A:Dual Monitor Setup - Is there a way....

I know on my dual setup, youtube will stop playing if i click somewhere on the other screen. Is that kinda what you mean?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-monitor-setup-is-there-a-way.874113/
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A:Need help with a dual monitor setup

Does the app open up full screen on the primary or does it do the same?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/245376-need-help-dual-monitor-setup.html
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A:Dual Monitor Setup

My secondary moniter goes all screwy when I play game like it changes resloution and random Icons from the other desktop appear on it. And if I do anything in the on not running the game it minimises the other screen. is there any way of preventing tht.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-monitor-setup.54220/
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A:How to Setup a Dual-Monitor?

Hi there,

You mentioned dual-boot. I don't think it's possible to run two os's at the same time unless you use virtualization.

In windows 7, there's a very good, simple interface which allows you to change all the basic monitor settings.
The monitor you want to buy comes with a VGA cable, so you can use that one besides your old monitor.

When you right-click your desktop and click "screen resolution", you can change the way of how your different monitors connected to your pc are working.

View a complete tutorial here: How to Setup Dual Monitors in Windows 7

Hope this works!

Martin

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/207792-how-setup-dual-monitor.html
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I want to installed a3DFuxion GForce MX4000 PCI graphics card and use the CD card for the primary monitor and the stock (on motherboard) card for the secondary monitor.
Both monitors are VGA

Will this work?
The 3D Fuzion card requires me to uninstall the current display driver using Add/remove programs. the current system uses ATI video. I am hesitant to uninstall the current video unless I am sure the new setup will work.
any help is appreciated
 

A:Dual monitor setup

I think that's going to depend on how the MB graphics controller is handled by the BIOS. I believe some will be automatically disabled if you have a second video card.

I don't think the PCI bus is the best choice for video, doesn't that machine have an AGP slot?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-monitor-setup.431675/
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A:Dual monitor setup

Hello Bassfisher,

If your graphics card as a secondary output on it, then your good to go with just connecting the monitor to the secondary connector on the card and installing the monitor's driver (if it has one). Pretty much that simple.

It really depends on your needs, but it makes having multiple windows opened a lot easier to see and organize by dragging some of them over to the second monitor.

I like it.

http://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/208099-dual-monitor-setup.html
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A:Dual monitor Setup HELP!

There is recent firmware for your TV available on Samsungs website.

Support for LE37C530F1W

I would imagine you may need the latest version.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/205821-dual-monitor-setup-help.html
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A:Dual Monitor Setup

I assume the integrated video is not a physical card but video built into the motherboard. You can't have both. Inserting a video card into the motherboard automatically shuts down the onboard one. However your video card will support two monitors. There are two outputs on your video card. Plug the two monitors into the card and use Windows to set them up.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-monitor-setup.971053/
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Thanks

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PS: if this is in the wrong section I apologize.

A:Dual monitor setup help

for that card you can have four displays. so should be no problems running 2 just need the appropriate connections on monitor and video card.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/361895-dual-monitor-setup-help.html
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A:Dual Monitor Setup

@Dman2015?, welcome to the forum. Here is a guide that will help you understand what can be done with adapters.  If you already have two monitors, you can use adapters to connect them; HDMI (digital) to VGA (analog) or VGA to HDMI or DVI (digital), etc.  If you want to buy a new monitor, I suggest getting one with a HDMI connector.  You will get a far better picture with digital than you will with analog. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Dual-Monitor-Setup/td-p/5811656
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A:Dual Monitor setup

Shouldn't be any difference. You could try swapping the monitors just in case you notice a difference in picture quality but I doubt it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-monitor-setup.18485/
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A:dual monitor setup help?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by xXINSANELOSERXx



btw i got my processor to work and i got it hyperthreaded =D


That was me that helped you. Did you go with a slight overclock or stock speeds?

You can follow this:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/43604-dual-monitor-setup-help.html
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A:Dual Monitor Setup

Never tried it in WinXP but did in Win 98SE. THe PCI Graphics run as the primary monitor. If you are trying this in Win XP try designating the monitor connected to the PCI Video Card as primary monitor.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-monitor-setup.322920/
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A:Dual monitor setup help

You need another video card. Audio has nothing to do with dual monitors or your current setup. Dragging a program from one monitor to another doesn't move the audio from one to the other.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-monitor-setup-help.1066600/
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A:Dual Monitor setup questions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Tram 1



Now what, seriously! what should I be expecting?

Having restarted the PC, everything seemed/s to be working fine in as much as on my ASUS everything is normal, my desktop is showing along with desktop icons and the back ground wall paper but on the second monitor just the wall paper is showing, no icons nothing.

I can drag my mouse cursor across from screen to screen, I can drag a document over to the second monitor but when I click to open, it only opens on the main monitor.

What am I not understanding, is this how it should be or where have I gone wrong in setting things up?


Sounds like you've set it up correctly.

If you want the icons on the 2nd screen, simply drag and drop them there.

A lot of apps will always open on the 'main' display initially, but if you open your document, place it on the second screen and then minimize and maximize it a few times, it should 'remember' to open on the second display next time.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/214086-dual-monitor-setup-questions.html
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A:Dual-Monitor Setup (Using Nvidia GT 440)

I would start from the beginning by reading this article.
Make Multiple Monitors Work for You | PCWorld

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/167153-dual-monitor-setup-using-nvidia-gt-440-a.html
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A:Dual Monitor + HDTV Setup Help

Only one of the DVI ports supports VGA via a DVI to VGA adapter. Also to use more than two monitors, one of them has to be connected to the diplay port; either native of using an adapter.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/320566-dual-monitor-hdtv-setup-help.html
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A:Solved: I have a dual-monitor setup, but one of them is behind me.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-i-have-a-dual-monitor-setup-but-one-of-them-is-behind-me.821716/
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A:A few questions about dual monitor setup

Just in case you didn't get it on IRC here's the link...

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/howto/customize/multimonitor.asp
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/a-few-questions-about-dual-monitor-setup.5507/
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How do I go about setting this all up without having to deal with too much unplugging and plugging?:

- 2 LCD monitors, both have DVI & VGA inputs
-- XP workstation, dual monitor action, both via DVI
-- Ubuntu box, VGA on either (doesn't matter)
-- MacBook, secondary monitor, via DVI

TIA
 

A:Dual monitor setup w/ 3 computers?

Sounds like you need to investigate buying suitable KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) switch boxes and not bother using the Keyboard and mouse ports, (unless you want to switch them on the XP and Ubantu boxes). You can get KVMs with VGA connections for the video portion fairly cheap (under $25 USD). From what I could find, some of the DVI based KVMs cost almost as much as a low end LCD monitor.

When comparing prices of KVMs, be sure to add the prices of any needed cables that are not built into or come with the KVM.
 

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A:Dual Monitor Setup problems

737-27130: Cannot enable TV-Out in Catalyst Control Center

Also, I don't get it. I searched by your model number and found this page:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...815917&lang=en

Seems there are either two different drivers OR two versions of the notebook pc.

As for Mobile Intel 915GM/GMS and 910GML Express Chipset Family Video Driver if that's correct,

...this is for only XP. On their site, they don't list a video driver for Vista or 7. So, I dunno further from here.

This is the Vista 32 bit page...nothing there as I said. *shrugs*...
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...815917&lang=en

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A:HP EliteDesk 800 G1 DM dual monitor setup

Hello, vga splitter just splits the actual display, you will just be able to duplicate with a splitter,  you cannot extend.s you can use display cable and vga cable for dual monitors

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/HP-EliteDesk-800-G1-DM-dual-monitor-setup/td-p/5629011
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A:Dual Monitor Setup Problem

you should be able to right click on your desktop and select properties. Under the display settings where you change the res you should see two monitors (1 & 2
) to change the res of a monitor or in this case a plasma (<- v jealous ) click on one of the numbers and you should then be able to change the settings.

Hope this helps

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A:New monitor (Dual Setup) FPS issues

My guess would be that the graphics card has to work harder when the refresh rate is set to 120 Hz. Two different refresh rates probably causes the GPU to work even harder, resulting in lower frame rates. Also, the secondary monitor is most likely not given priority by the system, again leading to lower frame rates.

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A:Dual Monitor setup troubleshooting Help

Hello, have you tried turning it off and on again?.

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A:How to set different wallpapers on dual monitor setup?

I use DesktopFusion Pro, check it out here:
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A:Can i have some advice regarding my dual monitor setup

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A:Solved: Dual monitor setup

Hi,

The onboard graphics port will normally be disabled if you have an add-in card. If you want to setup dual monitor, there is no much option but to have compatible video cables/ adapters that will fit your Radeon HD 6850.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-dual-monitor-setup.1087247/
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A:Dual Monitor Setup on 2 Computers?

You'll probably end up not using that configuration too much as having the full processing power of two machines on side by side screens at the same time is usually significantly more productive, BUT as long as you have both DVI and VGA inputs on both screens and dual video out from each machine its not a problem, just utilize all four outputs and inputs and switch from analog to digital or vice versa on each monitor according to which computer you want to be working from.
 

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A:games on dual monitor setup

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Always helps to post your system specs. Kind of hard to help without any hardware information.

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A:Problem with dual monitor setup in XP

hello & welcome to TSF,


have you checked this out

link

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A:General help needed for dual monitor setup

If the graphics card you have now has two video output ports on it, then you can just connect a 2nd monitor to it.

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A:how to setup a dual screen monitor on desktop pc.

First: your card needs to have video out ports,
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-setup-a-dual-screen-monitor-on-desktop-pc.638735/
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A:Dual Monitor setup for Nvidia cards

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A:Change default setup for dual monitor

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I have a dual monitor display...I have my laptop (primary monitor) on the right, with my additional monitor on the left. Problem is, everytime I boot up my computer, the setup reverts to my laptop on the left, with the attached monitor on the right...so I have to go into my display properties everytime and switch the monitor arrangement. I'm wondering if this has something to do with nVidia, as when I try to setup the dual monitor display through nVidia, it will not let me move my second monitor to the left...I can only switch which monitor is my primary which just switches which monitor displays the start menu.

Matt
 

A:Windows Does not Remember Dual Monitor Setup

I just got a brand new HP pavilion dv9000 and I have an external monitor hooked up to it on the left. I have the exact same problem. Even if the computer just goes to sleep, as soon as I wake it up, the monitor is on the right again. I can reset it to be on the left in the control panel, but I have to do it every time and it's a pain. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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I recently got a new TV (Sharp LC-40LE653U), and I'm having problems getting it to work hooked up to my PC. I use a TV in a dual-monitor setup, with certain applications displayed in the TV (XBMC, an occasional browser page etc), but now when I turn off this TV for a certain amount of time, it moves any windows from the TV back to my primary monitor. Thanks for any help.

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I am trying to work out the best configuration on setting up two external monitors on my laptop The Dell sales department keeps try to sell me a hdmi splitter instead of a docking station I searched this for a while and couldn t find any case where it Dell 15 Dual Monitor Studio on Setup was used for a dual monitor setup as opposed to mirroring the same screen on both displays Dual Monitor Setup on Dell Studio 15 This is not possible right I know I can set up dual monitors just using the VGA DVI HDMI outputs on my latop but don t want to mess with the cords each time thus the reason I want a docking station But I will see quality loss connecting to the docking station with a USB right I want to maintain the x resolution on both screens Can I connect to a docking Dual Monitor Setup on Dell Studio 15 station with one HDMI cable and then connect the docking station to the monitors using a DVI cable for one and an HDMI cable for the other nbsp

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Hi Guys,

Would it be possible to have games run on my primary display but still be able to use the secondary monitor for web browsing etc? Currently when i do it, i have to alt-tab from the game to the web browser, which defeats the purpose of dual monitors >.<

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I apologize if this question has been answered before, but I couldn't find it.

I'm running dual monitors on a laptop, the set up works fine with one minor exception. When I try to view videos in quicktime or windows media player it outputs in full screen to the monitor that the player is not on. This also happens with videos in browsers. http://members.aol.com/jrzycrim01/mozilla/wmp/vidtest-HS.html is an example of this happening. I can only assume it has to do with my video codec, I am using the windows defaults and cyberlink powerDVD as my mpeg2 decoder.
 

A:Video output with a dual monitor setup

its might be something with your resolution does the other screen have a higher resolution?
 

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