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dual monitor support - Acer Aspire X Dual Monitor

Q: dual monitor support - Acer Aspire X Dual Monitor

Hi All, Can I connect two monitors to an Acer Aspire X desktop? I know they have one VGA and one HDMI, so can they have dual displays? Thanks.

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A: dual monitor support - Acer Aspire X Dual Monitor

Specifically what desktop are you asking about? Do you have a part number?



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Hello, Does anyone happen to know if the M480G supports dual monitors as-is? It has a DVI-D port as well as the VGA port. Haven't added a video card to it. These are the ports on the motherboard. Thanks,Rod










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A:Acer M480G Veriton Dual Monitor Support

If you have Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500It is capable of supporting two monitors.

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Hello, Does anyone happen to know if the M480G supports dual monitors as-is? It has a DVI-D port as well as the VGA port. Haven't added a video card to it. These are the ports on the motherboard. Thanks,Rod











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A:Acer M480G Veriton Dual Monitor Support

If you have Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500It is capable of supporting two monitors.

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Hi Guys,

I have two graphics cards

1x On Board Graphics (i think its this VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro)
1x AGP Graphics Card (Nvidia GE Force FX5200 128MB)

Im just wondering if theres any way to combine the two in order to make my tv a dual monitor as it would be ideal to watch films on.

I could just keep swapping the wires between the two but isnt exactly ideal.

Any ideas would be helpful

cheers
 

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Hey guys i'm not quite sure where to put this thread so i took a guess.

Anyway i have 2 22" LCD Monitors and when i plug them in. Windows 7 does this weird thing were when you select the option to extend the desktop spanning from left to right. Instead of simply scrolling from the left screen to the right screen with your hand as you usually would with any OS, Windows 7 BETA somewhat reverses it were you have to scroll to the left from your 1st monitor to get the 2nd monitor.

(sorry if this is really confusing im having a differculty writing this also haha)

And if you select your monitor on your left to be your primary monitor, it will wont do that it will move the it to your right monitor instead so i decided to physically switch the monitors around on my desk to get it normal. but i don't like the idea of my computer telling me what to do hahaha.

I know its a beta OS but its still based somewhat on vista.

ive got the latest drivers for my graphics card and my graphics card is a NVIDIA 260GTX so its pretty meaty and it can do dual monitor fine on other os's

any of your input would be great guys

thanks

A:Dual monitor support?

Hard to understand what you mean.. and if there's a question in your topic ...

But for what I understand. Windows don't know the physical position of your monitors on your desktop. By default it use "video output 1" for left monitor and "video output 2" for right monitor.
But if your left monitor is plugged on the "video output 2", you will have a windows desktop which doesn't correspond to the physical configuration.

I'm not at home so I can tel you exactly the way to do. But as under Vista and as under XP, you can change this settings under the "display settings" You just have to revert the "logical" position of your monitor, so the windows desktop will match to your physical configuration.

If nobody else help you before tonight (GMT+1 here) I'll tell you exactly what you have to do.

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K i have just realized a problem ......or a glitch in windows 7.....i have a dual monitor and when i shift my icons into the other monitor and restart the icons just come back and donot stay in display 2......but come back to the primary monitor.....any buddy have the same problem.....its as though windows dint even save that change of mine.....or does it have an option to put all icons on monitor 2...

A:Dual Monitor Support

I do not have this issue
Icons stay on the second monitor.
For me it works better than under XP and Vista. When the video driver or explorer.exe crash or restart, the icons stay where there are unlike with XP or Vista (less often for the last).

Maybe there's an issue about saving some user pref. in your profile

Try with a new user account to see if it do the same.

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As hard as it may be to find free dual-monitor wallpaper, it's twice as hard to find free dual-moniter screensavers! Any suggestions on web sites that specialize in dual-monitor wallpaper and screensavers for free download.
 

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Specs:
HP Pavillion Laptop dv5000
100gb HD
1gb RAM
256MB Nvidia geforce go 7400

Up until now I have had only my laptops LCD monitor, now I will be receiving a 19" Samsung LCD monitor. I was wondering how the dual monitor system works. So, I would appreciate it if you could fill me in on how it can be used, what other hardware/software it requires, and anything else.
 

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Hey Everyone

Wondering if you can help me. If I have a Dell Evo 510 that comes with a built in video card on the motherboard. Can I install any agp video card in the agp slot of the board and have Dual Monitor support on Windows XP Pro? Or do I have to get a special video card that has dual monitor support?

I would like to continue to use the on board video card and also use the agp card? Is this possible?

Thanks
 

A:Dual Monitor Support

i think the best way for you to approach this is to find out if the onboard mobo video card can be configured (jumpered) to support multiple cards ... contact the manufacturer to get a copy of the mobo manual

in some mobo's if the mobo detects you are using the agp card it may disbale the onboard and vice versa
 

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hey. Recently I got a new computer. On my previous one i had it set up so that it had 2 monitors working in unison side by side, and apparently i took it for granted, cause' now that I am stuck with just one it seems like everythings cramped and it sucks. On the old computer I had the 2ndary monitor plugged into the low end peripheral graphics card (gc) that came with the system and the primary monitor in the after market 64mb nvidia something. The driver for the new card supported 2 monitors, so i plugged the other monitor into the low end card and it worked pretty much flawlessly. Now though, on the new one, it does not work because it has an onboard gc and the same new card from the old machine. Is it possible to run 2 monitors with the onboard port, and the port on the gc?
 

A:dual monitor support

Depends on the motherboard. Some permanently disable the on-board adapter when an AGP adapter is detected, some don't.

Mine disables it, but I use a dual output card to drive dual LCD's.
 

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Hello! I joined your forums in order to post this question: Does the Lenovo Yoga 700 2-in-1 w/ integrated Intel HD Graphics 520 support an external/dual monitor? I bought an LG Ultrawide monitor (model 29um58-p) to act as a second monitor- but cannot get a steady image on the monitor.  Does this model of laptop even support a second monitor?  I plugged the monitor into a desktop tower as a control and the monitor displayed a clear steady picture instantly.  That dekstop had a Radeon card in it. Could it be an issue of resolution or refresh rate?  Does it have to do with Lenovo's special display drivers (to work with the convertible tablet feature)?   I tried downloading and installing the "windows 10" drivers for the monitor from LG's website but the installation kept "failing".   Any advice and assistance will be greatly appreciated.  The monitor is a black Friday purchase and I have to decide whether or not to return it before I travel. Thanks!FA  

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Does DVI natively provide dual monitor support? If I have a integrated DVI adapter in my computer can I connect a dvi to vga splitter and then connect two monitors to this? What about HDMI? Will HDMI natively support two monitors if you use a HDMI to DVI cable and then use a DVI to Dual VGA splitter cable? Windows 7 64 Bit.
 

A:Solved: Dual Monitor Support

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Hi
i have a hp2010i DVI and VGA capable monitor with hp 6610. I have an older VGA only monitor from my dell xp computer. I want to see if i can use both monitors as a dual monitor config but i am thinking i may need some kind of video adapter. . is it possible to have both monitors run to the vga port via some kind of adapter or can i even do this at all? Or worse do i need to buy another monitor compatile with my new monitor. I also dont know what they mean by a video adapter. the new monitor only has vga and dvi outputs and the old is vga only as i said. The hp computer only has a dvi port and then an hdmi port, but not vga. i currently have a vga to dvi adapter to run the new monitor off the vga port.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanks

A:dual monitor support windows 7

It depends on your computer, and it's video card. Do you have more than 1 video output?

I have two external monitors set up to my laptop. An old Dell monitor via VGA, and a HDTV via HDMI. However, my card only supports using two at a time. If I had a better video card I could run all three at once.

I also have a digital projector I use (disconnecting the HDTV) that can run with a VGA cable or a HDMI to DVI-D cable

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okay, i want to set my system up for dual monitor support. i have an amd64 3000+ and 1.5 gb ram blah blah blah. i know i could buy a new card with 2 outputs. can i keep my current geforce4 agp and buy a pci videocard for the second monitor? this setup will have me running 2 videocards for each monitor. is there some conflict issue with this or would it be easier to pony up for a new card?
 

A:cheap dual monitor support

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

Yes you can run 2 video cards...
What ver. of windows?
 

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Just aquired an Aspire ZS600 all in one, updated to Windows 10. Is it possible to set up dual monitor? It has an HDMI output, but no VGA output. If not, what is the HDMI output for?

A:Can I set up dual monitor on Aspire ZS600.

Hi,According to this you can not do that:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/15311/~/can-i-use-dual-screen-via-hdmi-on-my-all-in...You can connect to a  TV(if it has a HDMI port) with a HDMI cable.

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I have HP Desktop Tower Pavilion with windows 10, I had two HP S2031 monitors in dual mode, worked fine. One of them died, I got a good deal on a larger HP 27er monitor.  I hooked it up, they were both working fine ... it was using a default monitor
setting ... and then yesterday the computer downloaded some updates, and in doing so, it downloaded the driver for the HP 27er and installed.  The next thing that happens is the older HP S2031 starts to go dark ... like it is going into sleep mode, and
then it is totally black.  On reboot, it starts up with both monitors working, but within seconds of reboot the HP S2031 goes black again. The HP S2031's buttons do nothing, other than the power button, which turns it off and on, but that is it.  
I have done all troubleshooting, I did not even have them set up to sleep, all settings are at NEVER.  In coming here, I have done all the fixes I can find for similar  that are posted for similar issues, the Windows Key + W... nothing. 
The create new power plan ... nothing.  the device manger>display adapters>disable then enable ... nothing.  and lastly Start>Control Panel>System>Device Manager>display adapter>driver tap>update ... still nothing.  HOW
DO I GET THE HP S2031 MONITOR TO NOT BE IN SLEEP AND HAVE BLACK SCREEN.  I can not figure this out and am not finding any fix.

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I have 2 monitors at work and 2 at home and have been researching for a spell and it looks like you have to have windows 7 ultimate or enterprise for this to work which my office pc is windows 7 pro and my home pc is win 7 pro 64 bit. So I was wondering if there are any decent third party software's that will basically mimic my setup at home to work? Thanks for any assistance, ive been looking around but not sure about some of these companies.

A:Third Party Software for Dual Monitor support with RDP

Read here:
http://www.splitview.com/using-remote-desktop-with-dual-monitors-in-span-mode

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Hi,  I have an Acer Veriton X4630G (Windows 7 64 bit) with a single monitor in the DVI port.  Acer Chat Support told me I cannot run multiple monitors simultaneously in the VGA or 2 DisplayPort ports.   Anyone running at least two panels on this PC?  If yes, will it work on any two ports?










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A:Veriton X4630G Dual Monitor Support

I am sorry that you received the response you did. From everything that I am looking at, this desktop should be capable of supporting a dual monitor setup.



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Hello,
I'm wondering if the Inspiron 15 5566 supports two external monitors? There's only one HDMI port on the laptop. Is there a HDMI splitter that can handle two monitors?
Thanks.

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I have a HP ProBook 4440S notebook.  I also have two monitors - an HP1740 and an HP LA2405.  I'd like to set up dual monitors using the notebook.  Can the graphics card drive both monitors?  If so, I would have to use an HDMI cable with a male DVI-D connector to plug into the LA2405.  I would use the standard D-15 cable to connect the 1740.  If this works, would I be able to stretch the desktop to the 1740, or would they have to be split as two separate screens? Thanks













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A:Dual Monitor Support for ProBook 4440S

The ProBook 4440s (Technical Quickspecs at http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/14306_na/14306_na.pdf) can support 2 video outs, either 2 external (hdmi and vga) or the lcd panel and 1 external. Although HP does not support hdmi to dvi adapters, they are available and seem somewhat inexpensive so can be purchased for testing. Both hdmi and vga ports are usable

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Hi,  I have an Acer Veriton X4630G (Windows 7 64 bit) with a single monitor in the DVI port.  Acer Chat Support told me I cannot run multiple monitors simultaneously in the VGA or 2 DisplayPort ports.   Anyone running at least two panels on this PC?  If yes, will it work on any two ports?











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A:Veriton X4630G Dual Monitor Support

I am sorry that you received the response you did. From everything that I am looking at, this desktop should be capable of supporting a dual monitor setup.




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ok so I have an Acer Aspire x1700 with windows vista.

I'm trying to get dual monitor to work. I have an LCD connected with the DVI and I was told that I could use a CRT monitor and that all I would have to do is connect it into the VGA port. Well I have done that, and nothing. Tried restarting cpu nothing. I also went into the nVIDIA control panel and it doesn't register there either. Now both Tech Support (acer, but they couldn't help me without buying more time) and best buy both told me this i'm assuming that you can, but any help would be great.

Thanks, Scottie
 

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Hello,
A computer at work has geforce geforce 7300 le. It has whan socket for the monitor and one oddly shaped white one. Is it possible to run two monitors? Is there some sort of adapter?

Thanks,
Computerpain
 

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On Monday I just ordered a brand new Dell Dimension 8300 with a 17 in E172FPb Flat Panel Display monitor. I was thinking about some things today and about the fact that I didn't add in their $10 option for the "DVI-VGA Adapter to connect 2 CRT Monitors to dual capable Video Card" that they sell.

If I wanted to buy one of these on my own from Ebay or some other source (hopefully cheaper than $10, unless I can call and have Dell add this to my order before it ships next week), and have the video card be able to send extended screen support to both the Flat Panel monitor and to the 20" Sun monitor that I've been currently using (or even just one of the 15" or 17" monitors I have around the house), what exact adapter would you recommend and any recommendation of where to get it?

If you think the best and cheapest option is to see if Dell can add it to my order before they ship out, let me know and I'll try that and ask here again if they can't add it to the order.

Thanks,
Eric
 

A:Dual Monitor support on GeForce FX 5200 128MB

Any 'ole DVI splitter should be able to do the job. You might try www.newegg.com to see if they have them cheaper.
 

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I have Dell Inspiron 7460 laptop and it has a HDMI port. Does anybody know if the HDMI port can be used for dual monitor purpose ?

A:Does Dell Inspiron 7460 support dual monitor ?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Yes you can use a HDMI cable and connect an external monitor.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hi everyone, I have a Lenovo Y50-70 (Y50-70 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80DT) touch with intel HD graphics 4600. It has only one HDMI port support. Can I connect two monitors with DVI inputs to my laptop (extended screen not duplicate)?

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I have been given an M900 Tiny to test running 4 monitors on it.  I have 2 Lenovo DP to Dual DP adapters connected to 4 Lenovo 23.8" Monitors.  3 of the monitors are working, but 1 is not, with just the light flashing on the adapter.  I have been looking at Mosaic Mode, but I want to be able to run all 4 as extended display.
 
 
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A:M900 Tiny: multi-monitor support, DP to dual DP ad...

You are using Win 10 Pro?  
 

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Can the new XPS13 (with the 4th Gen i7 and Intel HD4400 chipset) be able to run two external monitors at 1920x1200?
I figured one via miniDP and the other USB3 to DP.
The hardware can do it but I'm want to know if there have been any hardware/firmware restrictions put in place (due to heat control, power usage etc) that would prevent this setup.

A:XPS13-9333 Dual External Monitor Support

Anyone???I'd be happy to know if the Dell USB3 dock works with two monitors from this laptop.  
The monitors are DellU2412M's.

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I'm having trouble finding a Yoga 910 compatible USB-C universal dock which will support two external monitors (in addition to the yoga's screen). I've found a few that have decent ratings, but alas they are not compatible with the 910.  Can anyone help?

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Original install of W7 did not support dual monitors. Symptom was primary display blue and right display black with no way out. Went back to single monitor and installed the same driver I got to work in Vista and it worked great - 158.24_forceware_winvista_32bit_english

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A:W7 nVidia GeForce 7XXX Dual Monitor Support

158.24???

What video card are you running?

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Hi Can anyone tell me whether the Elitebook 2540p notebook or 2740p tablet can support dual monitors simultaneosly when used with a docking station I would assume that one monitor would be driven from the VGA socket, the other from DisplayPort If so, what range of screen resolutions are supported? I am looking to buying one of these models, but I need to know if this functionality is supported. ThanksJohn

A:Dual external monitor support with docking station on EliteB...

From HP: The key with supporting dual-monitors at the same time is that it requires that the notebook have dedicated graphics in there - which is not an option in the 2540p.  The first and smallest notebook to support this in the EliteBook line is the 14.0" 8440p - or we could look to the ProBook 6450b as another option too now. In a nutshell HP is being cheap or complacent.  I don?t get why they are sticking with Intel?s castrated graphics solution and why on the docking stations that do have deticated video like the fore mentioned 8440p they don?t enable 2 DVI-I (that?s Analog + DualLink Digital) instead of a single DVI-D and VGA. And the thing that really annoys me is that the intel intregated chip is capable of doing according to Intel own docs. AMD?s fusion can not come soon enough IMO.

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I'd like to ask if the windows vista starter edition has limited capabilities on dual monitor (especially extended desktop). I just bought my laptop last month, and I observed that I can only enable cloning but not extended desktop. I have ATI Radeon HD 3200 for my graphics hardware. i already tried reinstalling my graphics driver, update my bios and reinstall my OS, but to no avail.

When I checked my display settings, It only shows one monitor labeled with number 1. I tried to checked the capabilities of my graphics and it can really support dual independent monitors (extended desktop).

I tried to check some colleagues' laptop who also have windows vista starter as their OS. Upon checking their display settings they also have only one monitor displayed despite that they have Intel's X3100 graphics card.

Because of this I came to a conclusion that there must be something wrong with starter edition in terms of installing the internal monitors which should always be two, labeled with #1 and #2. I tried to ask our university's ICT people and they said that the monitors should always be two even before installing the drivers. Please help!!!

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I am using a 22" screen for my primary screen and the laptop lid open for a secondary screen. The main screens resolution is 1680x1050, I can set it to anything I want and it's always using the full screen. The laptop screen on the other hand will only use the full screen if it's at 1400x1050 resolution (max for that screen, IBM Thinkpad T43). With the large 22" screen I have no trouble reading the screen at high resolutions, the screen is huge, with the little 14" screen though I have to strain to read the screen at 1400x1050.

The problem is when I set the laptop screen to anything lower than 1400x1050, it uses less of the screen. Preferrably I want it at 1280x1024 or 1024x768 (I dont know which I want yet as I can't see the freaking screen at that resolution). At 1280x1024 for instance the useable screen is just a box in the middle, so the "1280x1024" is still barely readable for me cause it's shrunk from full screen, plus it's just annoying only using a portion of the screen.

I have played with the ATI Control Center, the Thinkpad display settings and windows display settings and just cannot get this thing to go full screen at lower resolutions when docked and using the external monitor.

Anyway to resolve this?
 

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Hi

Running a Portege R930-1d0 through High speed port replicatior II.
Is it possible to output to dual displays?

Thanks

A:Portege R930-1D0 + High speed port replicator II - dual monitor support

By ?dual display? do you mean the internal + external display or do you mean two external monitors?
The Hi speed port replicator II supports the RGB port as well as the display port and HDMI port but both (display port and HDMI) cannot be used simultaneously.

You can use the internal notebook?s HDMI port and for example one of the Hi speed port replicator II ports to connect another external monitor.

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hello all,

I have several questions here:

1. How do i install a 2nd monitor and my graphics card has one output?!! Actually it has the normal o/p that accepts monitor's cables and another o/p that i'm still figuring it out


2. If i suceeded in installing a 2nd monitor, how can i turn my PC into a server (or 2 PCs-in-1) ? In other words, how can i and my brother use the same PC AT THE SAME TIME, such that, he's using one monitor and i'm using the other and we have two sets of terminal devices, i.e. two keyboards and two mice?
 

A:Dual monitor == Dual PC == multi-terminal Server

Zeratul said:



hello all,

I have several questions here:

1. How do i install a 2nd monitor and my graphics card has one output?!! Actually it has the normal o/p that accepts monitor's cables and another o/p that i'm still figuring it out


2. If i suceeded in installing a 2nd monitor, how can i turn my PC into a server (or 2 PCs-in-1) ? In other words, how can i and my brother use the same PC AT THE SAME TIME, such that, he's using one monitor and i'm using the other and we have two sets of terminal devices, i.e. two keyboards and two mice?Click to expand...

1) That second output may be DVI, or S-Video, what does it look like? If it has a lot of holes, it's DVI(newer LCD monitors) if it's black and has 4(i think) holes and a rectangular hole, it's S-Video and goes to a regular TV.

2) I don't think that's possible with one PC, but I could very well(and probably am) be wrong.
 

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my beloved a64 box has stood by me for 3 years, but now i have to use serious software for school (video editing, flash, photoshop, autodesk) so i need a stronger machine... i still need to figure out the specs ill need but i have one main question at this point, KVM switches.

right now (in the a64) i have a radeon 9800 256 pushing 2 monitors at 1280*1024 and a kvm switch that allows one monitor, the keyboard and mouse to click to my linux box when i hit scroll lock twice fast. is there a such switch that could switch BOTH monitors and keyboard and mouse AND sound between my a64 box and future dual core intel? (or whatever you guys recomend lol)
 

A:dual system- dual monitor setup

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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What is the best setup for running dual monitors with dual video cards?

Plug one monitor into one card and the other into the second card with Crossfire off, or turn on Crossfire and plug both monitors into the same video card?

Both monitors are the same.

A:Dual Monitor Setup w/ Dual ATI 4870x2

crossfire on, same card

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I'm using a T430s and a mini dock plus series 3. This is the dock with the dual DVI, dual DisplayPort, 1x VGA. I do not use the laptop's built-in screen; just the 2 external monitors. Intel HD4000 graphic chip and Nvidia Optimus/ I previously had 2 20" monitors with a 1680x1050 resolution using DVI-to-DVI. They both worked fine. I upgraded to 2 24" monitors with a 1920x1200 resolution. The laptop is not recognizing the second monitor. I have tried:dual display port (dock side) to mini display port (monitor side): only 1 monitor recognizeddual dvi (dock side) to HDMI (monitor side): only 1 monitor recognizedI ruled out monitor and cable problems by swapping...each by itself works fine. Looking up specs, I believe this resolution should be supported by DP or DVI. Can anybody confirm that this is a supported config? Any ideas what is wrong? UPDATE - I did try 1 DP/mDP and 1 DVI/HDMI: this does work. However, its not an ideal solution because it would interfere with the monitors ports which I want to use for a second PC. UPDATE 2 - OK, now I am beyond aggrivated. I also have a support ticket w/ Lenovo where they suggested switching to Integrated Graphics only in the BIOS. I tried that, no luck. After changing that setting back, i tried to get my 1 DP / 1 DVI working, but now it would not recognize dual monitors. ??? After some testing, I'm finding that the -only- setup that works is the following: Dock DVI port 1 to Moni... Read more

A:Second monitor not detected: T430s with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 dual external monitor

Fixed; was a driver issue. Problem seems exclusive to a Dell u2415 on DP port 1 only of the dock or to the laptop's DP port (at least for the couple monitors I tried). It's possible it could affect other monitors. My starting point: 9.18.13.4535 / 9.17.10.2843 (Nvidia /  Intel) The latest driver from Lenovo is 9.18.13.4535 / 8.15.10.2725. I'm not sure how i have a slightly newer Intel, but that's what it was. I couldn't install the Lenovo driver. I also couldn't install a newer driver from Intel (10.18.10.4276). In both cases Windows or the Intel installer stopped me saying the mfr provided the drivers and that the installed version was up to date. I worked around by first rolling back the Intel driver. The manual (.zip) install of the latest intel driver worked. This immediately fixed the Dell u2415 on DP port 1 and laptop's built-in DP port.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
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);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., Z87-PRO
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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Hi.

I recently got a monitor from one of my friends saying that it was broken. Its a Dell 19in LCD. I have my main monitor a 22in Samsung wide screen So i just plugged it into the second DVI slot on my graphics Card. When i went into the display config i set up dual monitors just to see if it was working. The dell monitor would blink up then quit on me.

When i was messing with the Display settings I made the Dell. Not my Samsung the Default Monitor. I unpluged the broken Dell and restarted. Now my computer regognizes the Samsung as the second monitor and it just shuts it off and recognizes nothing as the main.

I managed to get it into safe mode and it recognized the samsung but every time i try go back to Normal Start the screen is blank.

How can i get it to recognize the Samsung as my main?
 

A:Computer is stuck in dual monitor mode and will not display my Samsung monitor

You might try reinstalling your cards video drivers
 

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I've been running a multi-monitor setup for a while now, with an ASUS VG248QE 144Hz monitor as my main, and one or more spare monitors as secondary displays. I've set the ASUS monitor to 144Hz without issue in the past, while the other monitors stay at 60Hz.

The other night, Windows wanted to update. I figured it was the usual patch session, so I let it do its thing. However, after restarting my computer, I noticed that my ASUS monitor would only operate at 144Hz if it was the only monitor plugged into the system. When I try to set it higher in the Nvidia control panel, it just reverts back to 60Hz after applying changes. I updated my graphics drivers (though I was only one version behind) and even sought a special ASUS driver for the monitor to resolve the issue, but nothing has helped.

Did Windows recently add a forced refresh rate sync between all monitors recently? If so, that really sucks because I only own one 144Hz monitor.

A:Dual monitor setup locks 144Hz monitor at 60Hz

Are you sure the other monitors are independent (dual or multiple mode) rather than cloning the main monitor? If they clone the main monitor, then this explains the 60Hz refresh rate, as all settings (resolution, color depth, refresh rate) should be common for all monitors and the others can only do 60Hz.

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Hello I basically need conformation that I'll need to buy a new monitor in order to have a dual monitor set up with my current system. I'm not super tech savvy so if you need any other info please let me know.

I have a Radeon HD 6670 with 3 ports, an HMID, VGA (which is my monitors type) and DVI. Each port has a stamp next to it that indicates what port type it is/supports (the VGA has a CRI stamp next to it though). My main VGA monitor works fine with the VGA/CRI port, but my second I have to use a VGA to DVI adapter and it's not working.

I've gone through a lot of forums, and found some conflicting information. So I really want to know is it possible to use a converter/adapter or will I need to just go out and buy a new monitor that has a DVI hook up?

I hope I don't need a new monitor, I'm on a very tight budget. (la sigh)

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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I had my laptop hooked up to my tv an dead using it as dual monitors. I was listing to Pandora and surfing steam which I'be Done hundreds of times. Then my computer froze up an did turned it off for a bit. I turned it back on and I got a Windows error recovery. I ran start up repair but when it got to the Windows lock screen the login part was completely gone.

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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.

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

Much appreciated

Weeg

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 o... Read more

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Hi!
I recently bought a DVI cable to plug my external LG monitor to my laptop to run nVidia's DualView (stretch format) across the two monitors. I'm using a beta driver (169.04 from laptopvideo2go.com), and when I enter nVidia control panel and go into the setup additional monitors tab, it only lets me choose "choose only ONE monitor". So I did that just to test that my monitor was plugged in right, and it worked. So I KNOW that my monitor is working and is being recognized by Vista. But when going into display settings byt right clicking on my desktop, it also only recognizes 1 monitor. Is it my beta display driver messing my Vista up? Or what could it be?
Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thank you
 

A:Solved: Dual monitor in Vista not working. Only showing 1 monitor.

for drivers to work properly in vista i'm pretty sure you have to have signed drivers, since it's beta are you sure they are signed?
 

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About 6 months ago i invested in a second video card to use with an old monitor and a new PC. After much trial and error i eventually got it all working.

A couple of days ago i re-installed windows however and therefore all my settings have been reset and am now havein problems, and if i remember rightly the same ones as before. But for the life of me i cant figure out how to solve them this time round. So any help would be appreciated.

Spec -

2x plug and play monitor (almost sure it has nothing to do with these so wont add details)

1x Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 (AGP) with fully updated drivers (from manufacturers website) (the monitor off this video card works fine)

1x ATI Radeon 7000 (PCI) fully updated drivers (without catylist command centre however due to some installation problems. I had these before when both monitors worked fine..just the drivers) - Problematic monitor

Bios - Dell Computer Corporation A12 (newly updated) (I heard somewhere that this may have an effect).

The Problem-
On my second monitor (Radeon 7000 (PCI) whenever i try to move a frame, scroll in IE etc the refresh rate is appaling. Entire lines get moved at a time.
The only time the refersh rate does not slow is when moving the mouse and scrolling through files in c drive as far as i can tell. If i switch my primary monitor to this one and stop the monitor 'extension' it still flickers. Ive checked my monitors by changing which card they use and as expected, th... Read more

A:Dual monitor problems- second monitor refresh times dreadful

Well, could be bad drivers... nvidia and ATI hate eachother, so I dunno why you got cards like that, could be a driver conflict from un-updated windows files, that is to say, uninstall drivers, update everything on windows, re-install newest drivers.
 

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