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Issues with running my monitor plus big screen TV via HDMI.

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So, I've been duplicating output from my GTX 670 to my Yamaha receiver --> Panasonic TV. (So that whatever is on my monitor screen is cloned onto the TV)

The problem is, whenever I am not using the TV and I turn it off, my monitor goes black as well. Only way to get back to my desktop is turn the TV back on.

Can't seem to adjust settings so that Windows 8 doesn't freak out when I turn off my TV.

Didn't have this problem under vista with same video driver, so it isn't Nvidia's fault. Definately a windows issue.
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Ok, it seems that despite my Monitor being set as the primary, It believes the TV is the desktop monitor. ***? I can't seem to force a change in this via settings.
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It's an odd quirk that I've encountered too, for some reason when I connect my receiver via HDMI Windows always thinks the TV is the primary. It's not a massive problem, just a little bit strange.

I have noticed that when I switch off the TV before removing the HDMI Win8 does show a black screen for a few seconds whilst it figures out what to do. The picture does always return to the monitor though so I'm not sure why yours doesn't snap back?
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