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- I have confirm that my main monitor is set to the primary.
- If I click Identity, it shows my main monitor as "1".

However, Post/BIOS/Windows loading screen is on the "2" monitor. Not sure what happened, and I'm a bit stumped on how to fix it. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

- I have confirm that my main monitor is set to the primary.
- If I click Identity, it shows my main monitor as "1".

However, Post/BIOS/Windows loading screen is on the "2" monitor. Not sure what happened, and I'm a bit stumped on how to fix it. tongue.gif
Did you recently switch hardware?
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post #3 of 12
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Did you recently switch hardware?

This is the first time doing dual monitor in quite some time, but last time this never happened. What's odd is I can disable the second monitor in Windows and select "Show only on 1", reboot, and it will still show it on the 2nd monitor. It seems the card wants to default to HDMI for this, not display port. confused.gif
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

This is the first time doing dual monitor in quite some time, but last time this never happened. What's odd is I can disable the second monitor in Windows and select "Show only on 1", reboot, and it will still show it on the 2nd monitor. It seems the card wants to default to HDMI for this, not display port. confused.gif
There should be a setting in your BIOS for selecting a boot display device. Make sure that the correct PCI-E slot is selected.
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There should be a setting in your BIOS for selecting a boot display device. Make sure that the correct PCI-E slot is selected.

Sorry my signature is wrong, I only have 1 GPU at the moment.
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I switch my primary and secondary monitors alot and found that when I switched them between both of the dvi, the post/bios screen goes on the other screen. ( just my experience not sure why )
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Originally Posted by netdevil View Post

I switch my primary and secondary monitors alot and found that when I switched them between both of the dvi, the post/bios screen goes on the other screen. ( just my experience not sure why )
Yeah, I would reverse the plug in order and then change monitor 1 and 2 in Windows once you are booted up.
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Yeah, I would reverse the plug in order and then change monitor 1 and 2 in Windows once you are booted up.

No can do. One is 3440x1440 (DisplayPort required), the other is 1920x1080 (HDMI).

I tried this (suggested on a post i've found) but it didn't work:
Stop extending the desktop to monitor 2.
Unplug monitor 2's video cable and let Windows realise it's gone.
Power down the machine.
Power up the machine with just one screen.
Let it boot, log in and then power down again.
Power up the machine again, let it boot and log in.
Plug monitor 2's video cable back in.
Extend the desktop to monitor 2.
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

No can do. One is 3440x1440 (DisplayPort required), the other is 1920x1080 (HDMI).

I tried this (suggested on a post i've found) but it didn't work:
Stop extending the desktop to monitor 2.
Unplug monitor 2's video cable and let Windows realise it's gone.
Power down the machine.
Power up the machine with just one screen.
Let it boot, log in and then power down again.
Power up the machine again, let it boot and log in.
Plug monitor 2's video cable back in.
Extend the desktop to monitor 2.
Your card must have the DisplayPort designated as your default output when used.
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post #10 of 12
Same here, both my 780ti and 690 dual monitor set up do this.
I gave up thumb.gif
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