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I want to be able to run 3 monitors. I want to clone one display so the image is the same on my 22in LCD and my 37in LCD then have my desktop extended onto a 17in LCD. I usually have my 22 and 17in running off of my 8800GT. I bought a PCI 6200 that uses the same driver as my 8800GT. Unfortunately whenever I enable the display that is on the 6200, my computer crashes.

The weird thing is that the setup works just how it want it to in XP. I was reading that microsoft changed the way it manages the displays in Vista but I could not find a work around for it. Anybody have an idea?
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You will need a card that uses different drivers. Either a cheapo S3 card or an ATI card should allow you to do this.
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You will need a card that uses different drivers. Either a cheapo S3 card or an ATI card should allow you to do this.
I read that would cause all sorts of problems due to the conflicting drivers.
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bdattilo is right

Why would there be conflicts between different drivers?
    
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bdattilo is right

Why would there be conflicts between different drivers?
I was going by this thread.

http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...-monitors.html

Mainly post #8.
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