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Installing Secondary Monitor HDMI (LG brand) Windows 10

Q: Installing Secondary Monitor HDMI (LG brand) Windows 10

Hi all, trying to setup up a secondary monitor (LG 24MP58) for my Lenovo Yoga 900 tablet...to no avail. Everything seems to be assembled correctly, but absolutely no response from the LG. Doesn't even light up or appear to be "trying" to work. There are no physical buttons or controls of any kind, on the monitor. Win 10 generated a PnP monitor in Devices. HDMI is connected to Type-C USB port on tablet via Insignia adapter. Would eventually like to have a duplicate of my tablet screen on the LG.
Any help or suggestions greatly appreciated.


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Monitor is plugged in vga. Toshiba tv us plugged in hdmi. When I turn my computer on it thinks the tv is the vga monitor. If I unplug the tv and have just the monitor it recognises it but if I then plug in my TV. It then switches to that screen and won't return to the monitor even if I unplug my tv. It won't play sound through my tv or recognise it as one. I can't use windows and P as it does nothing. I want the monitor to be primary and tv as secondary with sound. Help me please

A:How do I add hdmi tv as secondary monitor and vga monitor as primary m

sweksybaby welcome to the Seven Forums.

This should be what you are looking for,

Display - Change Main Display

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I have an XPS 15 9550 with 4k Touch Screen. I use it at work and hook it up to a 1980x1020 monitor via the HDMI port. Pretty standard.
However, I've noticed that once in awhile the monitor will flicker to black for about a second and then pop back up. Annoying but not frustratingly annoying. This generally only happens a few times a day, but some days it will do it like 5 times in under two minutes which is frustratingly annoying.
And even worse, sometimes it will flicker to black and just stay black. The windows I had open on my monitor will jump over to the laptop screen and I have to unplug the HDMI cable from the laptop, wait a few seconds, and then plug it back in.
This shouldn't be happening. I've thought that maybe it is because I need a 4k monitor to pair it properly, but that doesn't seem right. Besides, I'm not wanting to spend $400 quite yet.
Any idea what's going on? Do I have a bad laptop? From what I know, I've updated everything (Bios, Graphics drivers, etc.). I've tried a different monitor and a different HDMI cable - no difference. Same issue on all.

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I have two laptops, both of which have HDMI ports. Is there any software that will use the HDMI cable to make one of my laptops act as a secondary monitor? I don't want any software that requires a network connection because I'm going to be in college.

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I have a problem that is driving me absolutely mental. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Basically I have a Monitor (Benq G2420HD) hooked up to my laptop (Sony Vaio AR71m - Running Windows 7) via HDMI. It worked absolutely perfectly before I went away for the summer. Since coming home and, to my knowledge, having made no major changes to my computer I encountered a problem.

The monitor is recognised on my computer - it shows up in display settings and Nvidia Control Panel fine. Windows also extends the desktop to the other monitor. The monitor shows the green power light but is completely unresponsive and shows only a blank screen as if it's not turned on - I can't change the channel, bring up the menu or do anything until I unplug the HDMI cable and then the monitor works again.

I have tested my computer on another monitor and it works and I have tested my monitor on another computer and that works. At one point I thought I had solved the problem after installing an older graphics driver and and my desktop actually showed on the monitor but two minutes later it disappeared again.

I've tried countless GPU drivers (GeForce 8400 GTm), different HDMI cables and I've even formatted my hardrive and reinstalled windows but to no avail.

I've completely run out of ideas of things to try. If anyone has any suggestions please feel free.


A:Frustrating blank screen on secondary monitor via HDMI.

Have you tried a different cable?

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On the driver page we have this:
Intel HD Graphics 530 Driver View detailsFile Name: Intel-HD-Graphics-530-Driver_28VH9_WIN_21.20.16.4727_A03.EXE
If the GPU is HD Graphics 630. Why is the driver 530???
Also in "View details" we have: 
Enhancements:- Update Intel 15.46 graphic driver branch for RedStone2 OS
Intel 15.46 supports OpenGL 4.5 and this driver doesn't: Intel-HD-Graphics-530-Driver_28VH9_WIN_21.20.16.4727_A03.EXE 
Then we have the following problem when I connect and external monitor to the HDMI port:
The window of Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 when dragged and snapped to the corner of the external monitor turns black but only sometimes. This rendering problem appears to be a driver problem according to Microsoft.

This needs to be addressed by Dell/Intel or NVIDIA as there appear to be many complaints.

Edit: I forgot to mention that I am talking about Windows 10. And this is what I see: 

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HDMI connection showing some device driver issuenot able to run brand new laptop with Windows 8.1 Pro 

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okay, so i want to dual boot ubuntu and windows 7, i already have ubuntu up and running, and i want to install windows 7 on my secondary partition.

im getting an error saying "setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate existing system partition. see the setup log files for more information"

I have tried installing windows 7 on unallocated space, and ntfs, but to no avail.

here's a pic: http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/4654/dsc00512y.jpg
(incase you're wondering partition 1 is ubuntu 10.10, 2 is where i want windows 7 ans 3 is SWAP space)

A:installing windows 7 on secondary partition


I would suggest you use the free Partition Wizard boot disk to create and format the partition you want to use for Windows 7 as a Primary partition and then use PW to mark that same partition as active, then start the install and just to be sure you have no file system errors use the Windows 7 installer to format the partition again, then finish the install.

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Alright so I recently just set up dual monitors on my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit machine again and I'm noticing that the secondary monitor is getting all the boot information.

I have it set as the secondary monitor in Windows but the secondary monitor gets the BIOS information, and the Windows 7 boot graphic but after Windows boots it switches to the primary display.

Right now my video has two DVI inputs, one VGA and one DVI. Does VGA come first with priority? The VGA connection is my secondary, and the DVI is my primary.

Also, because it has two inputs 1 and 2, I have the VGA one plugged into 1 do you think it would help if I switched them?

A:Windows 7 Booting to Secondary Monitor?

Whatever the monitor you have setup in windows as primary monitor will get the boot information and get the windows desktop. Check the monitor settings in the Screen Resolutions window.

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How can i set the Windows 8 Mail application to start up on my secondary screen? I've installed 'Actual Monitors' for this purpose, but because i can't find an actual path to the application 'Actual Moniters' can't handle to open the Mail app on the second monitor.
Does anyone know to get an actual path to the Windows 8 Mail application, or even better a way without a third part application to launch the mail on the secondary monitor?
Thanks in advance

A:Windows 8 Mail on secondary monitor

each monitor has a start button. you can click on the start button on the secondary screen and launch windows 8 mail there.

Or you can drag the windows 8 mail app over to the secondary screen.

Or you can click in the upper left corner of the screen on the secondary screen.

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I recently received a second monitor for the use of a secondary monitor, but it has a VGA port and no DVI port. This was an issue because my graphics card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760) does not have a VGA port.

I purchased a DVI-D to VGA adapter (turns out it was a 5-pack) and it is not detecting it.

What should I do?

A:Secondary Monitor not being detected in Windows 8.1

There are different types of DVI ports. DVI-D is digital only, no analog. Connecting a DVI to VGA adapter to that port will not work. It has to be a DVI-I, integrated, which has digital and analog. Video cards with two DVI ports will often have one of each. If yours has two DVI ports try moving your adapter to the other port. There is no electronics, other than some wires, in a DVI to VGA adapter. It just picks off the correct pins and feeds them to a VGA connector.

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Hi All,
I am facing an issue with my windows 7 computer after installing booting windows 10.
1. I had good running windows 7 on one of my hdd. while secondary has no OS installed.
2. I removed win 7 drive from computer & installed win 10 trail on secondary drive. after installing successfully shut down & connect windows 7 drive and boot with win 10 only. installed my printer drivers & adobe reader in newly installed. I shut down win 10 properly.
3. Still I have both drives connected but now I changed preferred boot drive back to win 7. surprise to see every partition is checked by check disk in win7.
4. Again booting with Win 10 shows nothing serious.
5. I noted whenever I switched with OS Win 10 to win7 check disk runs.
6. Same problem I faced 2 years back when installed win 8 in same scenario, that time I thought my system is too old for win 8. Now after few searches I found issue is familiar to most of us.
7. I Unchecked "Turn on fast startup" under shutdown settings. But not worked for me.

My system Config: GA H61, Core i3 3rd Gen, 8 GB DDR3, 250 GB (win7), 500 GB (win 10) Installed both OS separately.

pls reply if any one have solution.

A:Checkdisk on windows 7 boot after installing win 10 secondary hdd

Disable Fast Startup in Windows 10. This mode puts the disks in a hibernate like state when Windows 10 shuts down. When you start Windows 7, it does not understand how the disks were left and runs CHKDSK.

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I have a laptop with a secondary monitor plugged in using HDMI. Some time over the last couple of days it has stopped working.

I have just uninstalled and reinstalled the official Intel display drivers and nothing has changed. When I look at the screen res menu and the Intel display menu and neither show that there is another monitor plugged in.

The monitor turns on fine but says no signal and suspends its self. Almost as if the cable isn't plugged in, but it's not been touched.

Any ideas what this could be?

A:Windows no longer recognises my secondary monitor

J, do you have a keyboad shortcut that will allow you to switch between monitor modes, such as extend desktop, duplicate desktop, etc? If you don't, I will tell you how via windows.
Right click your desktop and select "screen resolution". Do 2 monitors show up? Click "Detect". Click "Connect to a projector" and select the option you want.

Hope this helps

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Hi guys

(Mods, please move if you feel this has been posted in the wrong place. It sort of didn't seem to fit anywhere!)

I'm running some cognitive science experiments using a multiple monitor setup in my lab. The lab computer runs windows XP and has three monitors.

A) Monitor I want to use to control everything in the experiment
B) Monitor in which I can see what my subject is seeing
C) (in a seperate room) Monitor the subject actually watches during the experiment

Since my experiment uses flickering images I need good frame-by-frame control of the monitor my experiment subject will see. Reading up on graphics card stuff led me to make B the primary monitor, A the secondary monitor, and to slave C to B so they are displaying the same image.

This setup is fine from a graphics perspective (I tested it with an oscilloscope and the timings were spot on)... but it's created a really annoying problem that I can't solve. Whenever I start certain applications (that will control the experiment) they pop up in the primary monitor, which means my subject sees all kinds of stuff I don't want them to see! Obviously I can just drag the relevant windows out of sight, but surely there's a better way to fix this? Is there some way I can order the relevant apps to start in the secondary monitor? Particularly, if they hang with some error message or other, I don't want this popping up and ruining the subject's concentration and otherwise breaking m... Read more

A:Windows XP start application is secondary monitor

Normally the window that the program was last Maximized in, is retained?

I use this program to move my windows around, not sure if it will help retain their screen position any better.... it's free....


***also look for a Control Panel for your Graphics Card ( likely ATI or Nvidia), this will have many more features.

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Hello all. I have a bit of a strange question about installing the Windows 7 upgrade. I'll try to keep it as simple as I can.


1: I currently have Windows XP SP3 Home Edition installed (and activated) on my 160GB WD Caviar Blue hard drive, which has 8MB cache. It's getting a bit full now.

2. This hard drive is one of the few remnants of a Dell machine I bought a few years ago. Surprisingly, the restore disk still works and activates, even though I've changed the motherboard and a number of other things over the years. My last reinstall was about a year ago, and I had no problems reactivating whatsoever - I didn't even need to phone Microsoft. However I doubt it'll install and activate on a new hard drive - particularly as I've also changed the DVD drive since my last activation (as the old one broke), literally the only things remaining from the old system would be the RAM and the processor.

2: I have purchased a 500GB WD Caviar Blue with 16MB Cache

3: I intend to buy Windows 7 Pro Upgrade from TheUltimateSteal for ?30. I'm a student, but will be graduating soon, so it seems sensible to take advantage of this offer while I can.

4. Clearly I can install Windows 7 in the normal way onto my current drive and use the 500GB drive for backing up my files, which I'll do if that's the only option.

5. However, if I did that I would not be taking full advantage of the extra cache of the new drive. It would be nice if I could use that for my primary ... Read more

A:Installing Windows 7 Upgrade to secondary hard drive

Welcome to Seven Forums.

I appreciate your concern to keep you installation legitimate, and also agree that it is the best approach.

Due to the requirement to have a previous, XP or Vista, Windows OS installed and activated and the fact that you can't do an upgrade install from XP to Win7 the upgrade version has to allow for a clean install.

MS EULA states that you must own a previous activated version of Windows to use the Upgrade version and after the Win7 installation you are not allowed to use the previous OS, as it's tied to the upgrade now.

Now, understanding all of this, we have reports that you can do a clean install of Win7 upgrade version onto a new HD. The installer will identify your XP and allow you to install onto the new HD.

First, backup your XP HD before you start the installation in case the worst happens.

Dual booting with XP and Win7 is easy to set up, but very difficult to remove XP from the boot manager. We have seen a lot of issues that are not easy to solve.
I recommend to delete the XP partition during the installation, then install Win7 on the new HD.

Get all your personal files out of the XP partition first.

If you download an ISO file, burn it at x2 speed we have seen a lot of burning errors.
The best way to install it is from a USB memory key, check this tutorial Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool for the procedure.

I would recommend to install the new HD, initialize and partition it, mark the partition you want to instal... Read more

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I use both of my dual monitors for development work and have a bunch of folders and other things open on the secondary monitor when I am working on stuff. When I stop working on stuff I usually just turn the second monitor off to save power as it is otherwise completely unused. The problem then is that windows and other things like to open on my second monitor because that is where it was last used and I have to constantly move things back to the main screen to use them. I don't want everything that is currently on the secondary monitor to move to the primary when I shut it off, but I just don't want to keep having to turn the secondary monitor on to move things back. Is there anything I can use to prevent windows from opening up on monitors that are turned off?

A:Secondary monitor - turn off - disable windows from opening on it

This may not work for you, but with my laptop, I can turn off and disable my 2nd extended monitor by typing Windows-P on the keyboard.
If this was helpful, please vote. If it solves the issue, please click Propose as Answer. Thanks!

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Hello Everyone! I'm new here and also a newbie when it comes to computer. I am having trouble with my Secondary monitor even if the operating system is newly installed and it doesn't display to make it as secondary extension. I use Windows 10 pro. Primary monitor is on VGA and the secondary is DVI but the cpu doesn't detect the DVI port or the monitor. The DVI cable seems working as well i tried it on a same cpu. with the same processor different brand of monitors. The operating system is windows 10 pro as well and it was working. I'm trying it now on Windows 10 pro V1511 but im really having trouble on this version. My processor is A6-6400k APU with radeon HD Graphics 3.89 GHz. Please really need help.

A:Windows 10 pro DVI secondary generic pnp monitor doesnt work

Is the DVI port perhaps on the motherboard and the VGA monitor on a separate graphics card? Can you post a picture of the back of your computer?

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Ok, so I do promise that I have searched and could not find a solution to this problem.

Recently my laptop screen was stepped on ( :( ). So, only portions of the top right quadrant of the screen was still in working condition. Using this spare real estate, I set up a secondary monitor to work as my primary. While this worked for a week, the rest of the screen that was broken finally gave out and became unusable.

Here is the problem: After one restart, Vista stopped deciding it wanted to use the secondary monitor as my primary, and nothing is showing up on either screens now. How would I, without any visual display, setup the secondary to the primary again?


A:Secondary Monitor Issues running Windows Vista

hi sorry but for me it would be a new screen i would not see it as feasible to work totally blind

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About two weeks ago I was installing windows 8 64 bit on a desktop previously running win 7 64. I wanted a clean start so I checked the "Keep nothing" box (later I discovered this would not reformat my HDD but move everything into a windows.old folder). I took out the HDD from an HP Compaq6710b laptop that is used for work (I do not technically own it) and then proceeded to back up anything I wanted to keep. I did not set any preferences in the desktop's BIOS as to what to do with the secondary drive; I just plugged it in. After that was complete I started installing windows 8 on the desktop and during one of its stages I forgot that I left the laptop drive in and unplugged its SATA cable from my exposed motherboard. Whether I should have just left it in to finish and fix later or unplugging right then and there didn't really come across my mind. Nonetheless windows 8 installed just fine on the desktop.

Upon plugging it back into my work laptop, nothing unusual popped up before the login screen. Now my appropriate username was still saved but when I tried logging in with my usual password it tells me it's incorrect. The OS on the laptop is XP Professional with the latest service pack (I'm assuming). I tried typing in old passwords, pressing ctr-alt-del twice, and even my username and password for my desktop but nothing works. After plugging it back in to the desktop to possibly restore it I received a couple messages from the windows 8 OS infor... Read more

A:Accidently left a secondary hard drive in while installing Windows 8

Hi Jordan,
hope your boss wasn't too mad...

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So here's the story. One of our staff knocked a ThinkCentre A2U onto the floor.  It appears that the HDD is damaged beyond repair - we can't get past the BIOS screen. Easy enough to buy a new HDD, but how to install Windows 7?  We have the Product Key, but Microsoft rejected it saying that we needed to contact the manufacturer - Lenovo. So here we are.  DigitalRiver is no help, it just refers back to Microsoft. Any suggestions, guys?

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Hi all,

A few days ago, I bought a GALAX Gamer 120GB SSD and a Toshiba 2TB 7200RPM HDD from a PC parts store. I installed them in my tower's case and connected them up. Then, I attempted to install Windows 8.1 Core onto the SSD from a bootable USB drive I had made using Microsoft's Installation Media Creation Tool. The installer promptly error'd. I attempted a few more times, to no avail. I contact MS's answer desk, and they couldn't help, so I left it for the night and went to bed. The next day, I decide that I will attempt to install Windows onto the HDD and then clone it over. Of course, it installed perfectly fine on the HDD. Using both Windows' System Image Backup/Restore tool and a myriad of others, I still could not get an installation on the SSD. I ran a surface test on the SSD which turned up fine. I tried again tonight with the same USB drive to install Windows onto the SSD, again, it error'd, I contacted the MS Answer Desk again, they had me change a BIOS settings, and then take my ram cards out and clean them with an eraser. Neither of those worked, and MS support suggested I contact a local tech as it is a hardware issue.

Do you guys have any thoughts on what I should do? Feel free to PM or reply asking for more info.


A:Installing Windows 8.1 on a brand new SSD

Now that you have windows on the HDD - Does the SSD show up in file explorer? and Disk management ?

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I have a MacBook Air 2013 with a secondary monitor installed through a mini-display port-HDMI cable. I also have bootcamp installed in Windows 8.1 64 bits with all the latest drivers installed. The problem that I have is that when the computer wakes after it
goes to sleep, all the windows in the non-primary monitor moves to the primary monitor and I have to re-arranged them all over every time.


What I tried so far:

1. Installed the latests drivers from Microsoft and Intel HD Graphics 5000.

2. Look for the DMMEnableDDCPolling in
the registry. (not found only available for ATI cards)

3. Change the mini-displayport-HDMI cable for a new one that doesn't transmit the "power"
so that computer do not detect that the monitor was shutdown.

4. Change the resolution on boths monitors to native resolution

5. Change the primary display from external monitor to laptop monitor

6. Changer HKLM\Software\Microsoft\TMM\UseIViewHelper from 1 to 0

7. Try to get an answer from Apple, Intel and microsoft support.


Similar threads where I found this info:



Link 3


PLEASE HELP! I Don't know what else to do!


This do not happend on MacOS, it happends only in Windows.


Thanks, Andres Rormoser.

MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013), Windows 8.1

A:Windows gets rearranged in Windows 8.1 and secondary monitor when computer goes to sleep

You may also want to look into the model of monitor you are using. Some monitors do not transmit EDID signals when they switch over to standby mode or have limited support for EDID on some connections. Without the EDID signal, the monitor appears to have
been unplugged and thus results in the behavior you described.
If the monitor is not responsible for the lack of persistent detection, the remaining components are the graphics driver, graphics chipset, and integration of the graphics chipset with the motherboard.
Windows Outreach Team- IT Pro
The Springboard Series on TechNet

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I just bought a new laptop yesterday, so there's no bugs or anything on it. All I've done is check my gmail, install an the antivirus program Best Buy gave me, and try to install some of my audio recording software (Adobe Audition and Guitar Port).
And that is where my problem starts.
My old computer had windows xp on it, and it ran my software just fine.
Now with this brand new computer, it won't install.
I get just past the part where you agree with all their license stuff,
and then suddenly it tells me, "Setup has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly." And then it just closes the program.
I bought this software in 2007, so I hope it isn't "too old" for Windows 7 or something...

A:Brand new Windows 7 not installing software

Run it in compatibility mode

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When you start a slideshow with Windows Photo Viewer, it fades the monitor to black and then starts the slideshow. The problem is that on dual monitor setups it blacks out both screens, and exhibits buggy behavior if you try to use the other one. It will allow you to see the other monitor's windows if you can manage to bring them into focus (using alt+tab for example) but if the slideshow ever gets focus again, it returns to blacking out the second monitor. Is there a way to turn off this "blacking out" behavior? This wasn't something the Photo Viewer in WinXP did - it left secondary monitors alone and just played the slideshow on it's own display.

A:Windows Photo Viewer slideshow turns secondary monitor black

Hi Vecctor, this behavior can be by design. If you want to switch monitor, that is using slideshow on the secondery monitor, you can hold Win key+Shift and use left or right arrow to switch.Hope this helps!Sean Zhu - MSFT

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a little while ago my hard disk broke so i just bought a new one to replace it.

now im just a little concerned about my windows XP activation key. if i use the same key i used on the old (and now broken) drive, will it still work on my new drive? or do i have to buy another copy or something to get it working?

ive tried a dozen things to get my old drive back in order but nothing worked so i threw it out. i know that i cant use the same key on multiple machines but im just wondering will Windows be able to recognise the fact that im upgrading now?


A:HDD broke, installing windows on a brand new drive

give it a try worse thing is you will have to call ms and explain to them what happened and see if they will five ypu a new key

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First of all, can I say that I am somewhat computer illiterate, but I am determined.

I recently purchased a new desktop computer, the specs are:

Intel Core i7 2700K CPU - 3.5GHz
Gigabyte / Asus Z68 Motherboard
16GB DDR3-1600MHz RAM
1TB SATA3 7200RPM Hard Disk
BluRay Combo Drive(LG)
2 x ATI HD6970 2GB PCI-e in Crossfire configuration
Antec Nine Hundred Gaming Case
Thermaltake Tough Power XT 875W PSU

Now it comes time to install windows 7 professional, so I purchase a copy of the OEM version (because I'm stingy).

When I put the DVD in the drive it boots straight away and it comes up with a black screen that says "Windows is loading files........." . The bar on the screen loads and then it says "Starting Windows", after that a blue screen with some leaves and what looks like a very small bird appears in what I am assuming is meant to be the start of the windows 7 professional setup screen, however nothing comes up and after a while (5 minutes or so) my computer restarts and it's groundhog day (has been doing it for the last 3 hours).

Can anyone help me?

A:Problem installing windows 7 on brand new desktop

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8129 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (21 GB Free); D: 931 GB (395 GB Free); E: 698 GB (152 GB Free);
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled (360 Security)

First post, hope I am not necro'ing anyone's thread.

The Issue: Dual monitors, secondary stays in D-VID Power Saving Mode and goes to black and flashes the standby light.

Monitor Model: LG 24'' IPS LED D2343 (CINEMA 3D)

Was working perfectly less than 24 hours ago, upon boot up this issue arose, attempted fixes to follow:

Basic Fixes Attempted:

1. Classic restart.
2. Removed screen connections, power and DVI.
3. Swapped Ports on the actual GPU between main and secondary monitors, main monitor fires up no problem.
4. Used the Monitor and cables with a different PC- The Monitor worked perfectly.
5. Reinstalled GPU Drivers.
6. Cleaned out the tower, dust etc.
7. Checked and re-checked as many settings as possible on W10, everything from Power settings to Display and Device management, this includes trying hot keys- like those used to project screens etc.
8. Checked windows Update- fully updated.
9 No dodgy software detected or any software installed lately.

Intermediate Fixes Attempted:

1. Removed and ... Read more

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My husband bought me a brand new laptop from Best Buy and also recently purchased an iPod touch for me for Mother's day. I had downloaded iTunes 9 on my old laptop (before getting this new one), the old computer was running Windows XP and I did not encounter any problems installing iTunes 9 & using it to get my Touch started.

I wish to install iTunes 9 on the new computer to use for playing, storing, and burning CDs but when the download is complete and I start going through the installation process, at the very end of it all I get an error message saying that the installer detected an error and the installation could not be completed...and then something about try installing later. I would have copied and pasted the message but I am in a bit of a hurry and I don't have time to sit through the whole download again to get the message.

Anyway, I can follow directions but if anyone has any help to offer please put the information in lamens terms...I'm very familiar with computers and other forms of technology but after wasting all day trying to solve this on my own I just want someone who can help to give me the simple steps to solve this problem so I can get iTunes up and running.


A:Trouble installing iTunes 9 on brand new laptop running Windows 7

Redownload the Installer. It's probably corrupt.

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Hello everybody,
I've bought  this new XPS 15 and updated all bios and drivers
when it resume from sleep the secondary monitor, connected via HDMI, has very high brightness
Tried to disconnect the cable, shut down the monitor and reconnect it but it remain the same
I've to restart the system to get the normal brightness and contrast
what should I try?

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I recently purchased another monitor so I can run dual-monitors on my newly upgraded-to Windows 8 desktop. I set the monitor up last night, and I haven't had any major issues so far... One issue that I've run into, though, is the secondary monitor (regardless whether it's the monitor I owned first or the one I just bought) flashes randomly. Last night, a restart fixed the issue, so I didn't think anything of it. Today when I started it up, it was fine again for about 5-10 minutes. Then it began to flash randomly. It's not a constant steady flash, it only happens once every 3-10 minutes, but it shouldn't be happening. Does anyone else have the same problem and/or have suggestions on how to fix it?

Add'l info:

Monitors (both connected via HDMI, primary to primary gfx card, secondary to secondary gfx card)
1x Asus VW246H 24"
1x Asus VE248H 24"

Both set to 1920x1080p resolution, left as primary, right as secondary.

2x EVGA Nvidia GTX 560 Ti's in SLI Configuration

Most recent stable Nvidia drivers are installed. I'll test the beta ones later and update this if anything changes.

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I have just did a clean install of Windows 7 ultimate from XP and I am unable to get my dual monitors to work like they did in XP.

I have a DVI Radeon graphics card plugged into the agp slot, and a Nvidia geforce vga adapter plugged into a pci slot of my dell optiplex 755. When I am in the screen resolution settings the second monitor cannot be detected.

In bios I have 2 options under primary video adapter and they are auto, and onboard card. When set to auto the Nvidia card gets a signal but the Radeon does not. There are no conflicts in the device manager, and all of the drivers are up to date.

When I change the bios option to onboard card the Radeon adapter gets a signal but the other monitor cannot be detected and in device manager there is a yellow exclamation mark next to Standard VGA adapter and a code 10 error that states the device could not be started.

I have powered down, and unplugged every cable, I also tried to use the integrated VGA adapter to the Intel G31/G33/Q33/Q35 Graphics Controller but the computer will not even boot. I get
"System Halted
Attention Unsupported Video Configuration Detected"

I have two monitors, both work fine as standalones but Windows will not detect either as a secondary.

Please help me someone, I am so used to having my helpdesk email open in one monitor and all of my other work in the other monitor.

A:Dual monitor issue, secondary monitor is undetectable


Try updating your card drivers. Go into Device Manager and right-click on your display adapter.

I suspect that the cards are too old, though. We will see.


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My XPS 8700 doesnt have a NVidia HDMI port. What  are my options to fix this if I want to connect to my monitor using an HDMI cable (without using adapters of course)? Is there a way to connect to my monitor via the HDMI port located in the middle left of the model? What is the latter HDMI port used for if it cant  connect to a tv/pc monitor? 

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After the BIOS Update yesterday my secondary monitor has not been working. The computer fails to detect it in Device Settings. Since this has happened, I have: Unplugged/Replugged Cables and made sure everything powers up (when plugging the HDMI from the monitor into the notebook the monitor cycles through Analog and HDMI a few times and goes to sleep so it's getting a connection)Have tried two HDMI cables, one brand new Attempted to update drivers, was told that they were updated Downloaded new drivers from HP Support Assistant and Installed, Rebooted Rolled back the BIOS to the previous version I tested the monitor on my MacBook and it works, so it's not the monitor and the notebook still does not pick up my monitor! PLEASE HELP! 

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Hi, I just installed my windows 7 (64x) again (after formatting the hard-drive) but now I have a problem with the audio from displayport to hdmi. I can't transfer the voice from laptop to TV anymore. I checked almost everything. Disabled the video and audio cards, set the AMD HDMI output as a default device or even disabled the rest but nothing worked so far. My display: AMD mobility radeon HD 5000 Any suggestions?  

A:displayport to hdmi after installing a new windows

Hi @sasan79, Thank you for your inquiry. I grasp that you have formatted the drive and reinstalled Windows 7, but now you do not have audio on the TV.  Previously it was working fine. Have you done all your Windows updates?  Have you run the HP Support Assistant?  Have you run the Windows troubleshooter? Here is a link to HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting HDMI Display and Sound Issues that may also help. Please let me know the results. Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".  To simply say thanks, click the ?Thumbs Up? below!    If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help.

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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M3
Power supply: Seasonic Gold 750watts
Ram: 2x4gb gskill ripjaws
CPU: Intel corei7 7700
Video card: Aorus GTX1080

I search and my power supply isnt lacking in power nor do I see any kind of problem. Please help..

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My computer desk sits next to my entertainment system, and I have it connected to two monitors: the primary 22? Viewsonic LCD (DVI) and my 42? Toshiba TV (HDMI hooked in via my receiver). When I just want to browse the ?net or email, I use the primary monitor. For gaming and movies, I use the TV. For a couple of years now, I?ve had display options to always display the TV (monitor 1). If the TV was off, it would default to the Viewsonic, per the Windows feature to always default to the current monitor if only one was on. If the TV was on, it would stop feeding the Viewsonic and default to the TV, so that any games or movies would display on the TV and not cause any issues fullscreen. This way the TV being on or off determined whether the PC would feed to it or not, and I?d only turn on the power hungry TV for entertainment.

About a month ago, my monitors started behaving oddly. The PC would power up normally and load Windows to the Viewsonic, and during the load up screen the Viewsonic would power down. The only way to see the screen was to turn on the TV. This is on Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium (up to date).
Things I?ve tried:Set the Viewsonic to be the primary monitor and settings to only display on the Viewsonic. Result: If the TV is off, there?s no video to the Viewsonic. If the TV is on, it is black (as expected since I've set the monitor to receive the feed) and the feed goes to the Viewsonic.
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A:No feed to primary monitor when secondary monitor is off.

Was anything done to this system just before the problem started?

Have you swapped out the cables and/or tried a different connection to the monitors?

This sounds like a failure either at the video card or the viewsonic monitor electronics, so I would try swapping out the video card and monitor if possible to confirm or eliminate them as the culprit, this can include the cabling.

I had something similar happen when one of my monitors went bad.

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HI everyone,
I'm having an issue with my displaying settings and I'm hoping someone here can help me to solve this.

I recently had an older HP Pavilion Media Center m7760n Desktop PC rebuilt. The old power supply fried the motherboard so I need to get a new power supply and motherboard. Here are my current specs.

Mainboard : Asus P5QPL-VM EPU
Chipset : Intel G41
Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 @ 2133 MHz
Physical Memory : 2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM )
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Hard Disk : WDC (1000 GB)
Hard Disk : WDC (250 GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : TSSTcorp CD/DVDW TS-H653L ATA Device
Monitor Type : Hewlett Packard HP w22 - 22 inches
Monitor Type : Samsung SyncMaster - 15 inches
Network Card : AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCIe Ethernet Controller
Network Card : AR5006X 802.11a/b/g Wireless Network Adapter
Operating System : Windows 7 Ultimate Professional 6.01.7600
DirectX : Version 11.00
Windows Performance Index : 2.9
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The computer works perfectly except for one major problem. I have 2 monitors, one is 22" with 1680 x 1050 resolution and the other is a 15" monitor with 1024 x 768 resolution. At the back of my computer I have a VGA port and a DVI port. The 15" is connected to the VGA port and the 22" is connected to the DVI port.

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A:Primary Monitor switches to secondary monitor

I am having the exact same issue. Did you ever fix this?
I just posted a similar question in this thread: http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-c...s-changing.htm

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Hello,After some automatic update of the Windows 10 (64 bit), the audio from the notebook to the Monitor / TV via HDMI is no more working, even the playback sound card does not show the option for the HDMI conection. It used to show the Monitor-TV brand, like LG.....it only shows the original IDT Hogh Defininiton Audio CODEC and the Headset Eraphone Microsoft LX-3000.Originally the notebook was running Windows 7 (64 bit).I´ve tried to update the sound driver, but did not work at all. There´s no specific driver for the Monitor/TV.Thanks,

A:HDMI No sound after Installing Updating Windows 10

Hi: See if this works...In the device manager under the Sound, Video and Game Controllers device manager category, you should be seeing the IDT HD audio device as well as another HD Audio device.. The non-IDT HD audio device is the Intel HDMI audio chip which somehow lost the driver. Download and save, but do not run the W8 Intel graphics driver file from your notebook's support page. This package provides the driver that enables the Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp59001-59500/sp59149.exe Then download and install this free file utility.  The 2nd link is for 64 bit. http://www.7-zip.org/ After you install 7-Zip, right click on the Intel graphics driver file you downloaded. Select 7-Zip from the list of items.  Have 7-Zip Extract to:  and let it extract the file into its driver folder name (sp59149). Once 7-Zip does its thing, go to the device manager, click to expand the Sound, Video and Game Controllers device manager category. Click on the plain HD Audio device (not the IDT one). Click on the driver tab.  Click on Update Driver. Select the Browse my computer for driver software option, and browse to the driver folder 7-Zip created. Make sure the Include ... Read more

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I recently upgraded to windows 10 and the HDMI is not working, How do i fix it, Please help!! dv6-2155dx

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Hey guys, I'm wondering if any one can assist me with a fresh install of Win 7 Ultimate x64 on my HTPC.The issue is this, the HTPC remains on at all times.
Every power saving feature I can find is turned off. Monitor is set to never turn off, pc is set to never go to sleep. In advanced power setting HDDs are set to turn of after 99999 minutes, never turn of network adaptors or put anything to sleep ever.
I have also been to device manager and selected never turn off network adapters (just in case)
I use my remote to turn on my TV and AMP. HDMI signal to TV and optical audio to AMP - no HDMI pass through of AMP.
When I switch OFF the AMP and TV the computer stays awake no problems. If it has been a few hours and I return and switch the TV and AMP ON the PC goes to sleep! I then need to use the power button on the pc case to wake it up again.
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This makes no sense, why would Win 7 go to sleep when it gets and HDMI signal?

Any help would be appreciated. Cheers.

A:Windows 7 goes to sleep when HDMI monitor is turned ON!

Since you`re using optical for sound, and the fact that no one has replied, I would try a DVI to HDMI cable, see if that fixes the issue.

I have no idea why your PC is shutting down, that makes no sense at all.

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I upgraded my Windows 8 to 8.1 After the install, my Viewspan USB 3.0 UFX7000 software no longer works. The T.V. screen is blank. Worked fine in Windows 8. I have installed the latest driver, but that didn't help. I have an HP Touchsmart 310-1124f PC. Please help.

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Just unboxed my computer from CyberpowerPC, GTX 720 graphics card, installed/updated all drivers with drivereasy (paid for just now) and I am still having the issue with HDMI port not working. I have tried to plug into a monitor and a TV, neither are working, I have also tried to use multiple HDMI cables, still does not work. My monitor has an auto-switch source availability and turned on, when I plug my computer into the monitor with HDMI it continually cycles, finds no signal and goes into sleep mode. Then rinse/repeats until I either turn off the computer, monitor or just unplug the monitor from the computer. Currently I am using a DVI(computer) to HDMI (tv) and its working fine. So I know its the port on the computer. Do I need to contact CyberpowerPC to send the computer back to get this issue resolved? Thank you for the help.

A:Brand new out of the box computer. HDMI port not working

Does the PC also have an integrated graphics processor (IGP) on the motherboard and the GTX 720 graphics card is an upgrade? If so, there might be a bios setting that will disable the IGP and use the graphics card instead.

Also, right click on the start icon, then click on device manager. Click on display adapters. Is the GTX 720 listed as the display adapter?

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Hi All, Just purchased  HP Spectre x360 - 13-4007tu in Oct.  Upgraded immediately to win 10 on receipt and updated all the drivers automatically via HP support assistant. Finnaly Got a chance to connect the notebook to my TV via HDMI. However it DOES NOT detect any external monitor except the built-in in the "graphics properties" -"select display". But when I connect to my old lenovo laptop, it picks up the same setting ( TV via HDMI ) straight away I have double checked all windows / Hp updates all latest ; go back and give a few tries and still no-go. Please help as to say the least i am very dissapointed  of HP for such a high-end work machine. The audio has been buzzy and scratchy but not crucial, whereas HDMI is for any presentation etc. Thanks for your help.

A:HDMI not working on brand new HP Spectre x360

Hi @melfes?, Thank you for your query.  I grasp that you are having a difficulty connecting a TV via HDMI to your notebook. You have done all your Windows updates and ran the HPSA.  Here is a link to the HP Spectre x360 - 13-4007tu Software and Driver page to manually check that you have all the updated drivers and the latest bios update. Here are two links that may also be of aid. HP Notebook PCs - Connecting a Monitor, Projector, or TV (Windows 10, 8) HP Notebook PCs - Updating the BIOS. A bios update does have the potential to cause damage. I suggest contacting HP support for assistance with that process. Please contact HP support at Contact HP Support. Please let me know the outcome. Thank you  for participating in the HP Forums! We want to help you as well as others who may experience a similar issue as you. Please consider marking the post that resolves your issue as   "Accept as Solution"   to help other community  members!To show appreciation for my efforts kindly click the   Thumbs Up   below.   Best of Luck!

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A:Should I use an HDMI or HDMI-DVI cable to connect to my monitor?


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