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    Dual Video?
    « on: December 30, 2010, 09:49:26 AM »
    I have a dual monitor an one that just has VGA.  I have one connected too a kvm switch an the other is just DVI connected.  The unit that
    I want too attempt too dual has a video splitter that takes the VGA of the dual monitor an the kmv so I can see it on the right an left.
    However, both are displaying the same things an wondered if I couldn't change that with an app or something.  Not really too worried if
    I cant get it easily working.

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    Re: Dual Video?
    « Reply #1 on: December 30, 2010, 11:11:46 AM »
    I'm not sure I understand the details of your situation since your comments are very poorly written.  Two monitors connected to a splitter will obviously display the same thing since they receive the same input from the computer.  If you want to be able to display different apps on the two monitors, which seems to be what you want, then you need a video card with two outputs, typically a VGA port and a DVI port, or perhaps two DVI ports. 

    Do you have a video card with two outputs?  If so, what type of outputs are they?
    « Last Edit: December 30, 2010, 11:32:57 AM by soybean »

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    Re: Dual Video?
    « Reply #2 on: December 30, 2010, 12:40:16 PM »
    squall - you're starting to post nonsense again. Forewarned is forearmed.

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      Re: Dual Video?
      « Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010, 12:49:35 PM »
      I'm not sure I understand the details of your situation since your comments are very poorly written.  Two monitors connected to a splitter will obviously display the same thing since they receive the same input from the computer.  If you want to be able to display different apps on the two monitors, which seems to be what you want, then you need a video card with two outputs, typically a VGA port and a DVI port, or perhaps two DVI ports. 

      Do you have a video card with two outputs?  If so, what type of outputs are they?
      That is kind of what I thought, it doesnt really matter that much though.

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        Re: Dual Video?
        « Reply #4 on: January 01, 2011, 05:25:08 AM »
        I was looking at the cyber guys I think, it was mag.  It showed that they have an DVI Splitter that I may try an get.  Only thing is that
        it will probably require me too have two the way that I am setup.   ???

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        Re: Dual Video?
        « Reply #5 on: January 01, 2011, 09:46:40 AM »
        Hate when that happens. My Aunt Flo had the exact same problem.
        I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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          Re: Dual Video?
          « Reply #6 on: January 01, 2011, 10:53:50 AM »
          Hate when that happens. My Aunt Flo had the exact same problem.

          What  :o   :o :o :o  I do not need to know of such things.  I am only stateing that I may have found something that could potentially work.

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          Re: Dual Video?
          « Reply #7 on: January 01, 2011, 11:11:52 AM »
          What  :o   :o :o :o  I do not need to know of such things.  I am only stateing that I may have found something that could potentially work.

          Yep, just as I suspected; took until the next Tuesday for my grandmother as well.
          I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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            Re: Dual Video?
            « Reply #8 on: January 01, 2011, 11:38:40 AM »
            refrain from trolling threads.  Closeing again then

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            Re: Dual Video?
            « Reply #9 on: January 01, 2011, 11:42:47 AM »
            No, I'm closing it.