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musicollector

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    Only one monitor shows up in Display control panel
    « on: March 24, 2011, 09:40:32 PM »
    Hi,

    I have a HP7700 desktop PC running Windows 7 Enterprise with a video card that has both a VGA _AND_ a DVI output. I connected two monitors to it, one to the VGA and the other to the DVI output. However, when I tried to configure them as an extended desktop, I see next to the Display just the one option, "(Default Monitor) on" with a drop-down window. When I click on the drop-down window, I see the same identical option. Normally, I should see two options, the second one allowing me to choose multiple monitors. So, basically, I am stuck with the same display on both monitors.  ??? Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance.

    patio

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    Re: Only one monitor shows up in Display control panel
    « Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011, 09:48:32 PM »
    Unless the card supports multiple monitors it doesn't matter how many connectors it has...
    Check your cards manual.
       
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      Re: Only one monitor shows up in Display control panel
      « Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011, 10:44:57 AM »
      Thanks.

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      Re: Only one monitor shows up in Display control panel
      « Reply #3 on: March 26, 2011, 08:00:30 AM »
      Does the Display settings screen show thumbnail images for two monitors or only one?