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So I have 2 monitors and it seams that when i accidentally knock the table or something like that happens my second monitor seems 2 stop working. There still is power and I think it has something 2 do with the wire that hooks up 2 the graphics card. How can i fix this?
post #2 of 27
what exactly happens, does ur monitor turn off? or does it stay on and say 'no signal' ...or does it freeze...
    
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So what happens is when the table shakes the power remains on.. and it says no signal... so then i shake the wire hooking up 2 the graphics card until the signal comes back, but its really anoying and sometimes i cant even get the signal back
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please post your setup. and we'll see if we can help you.

make sure all cables are plugged in nicely the boot your machine. you should get your BIOS on both screens.
    
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what do u mean setup... everything or just the monitor and graphics card?
post #6 of 27
Make sure the cable that connects between the video card and second monitor is secure.
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please post your setup. and we'll see if we can help you.

make sure all cables are plugged in nicely the boot your machine. you should get your BIOS on both screens.
not true.

BIOS only boots to the primary output; there's nothing to tell it to split the screen.
    
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post #8 of 27
your system specs. what graphics cards are you running the whole shibang!

EDIT: i have always got BIOS on both screens. ive been running dual monitors since my first rig
    
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post #9 of 27
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well im positive that everything is secure and stuff like that...
post #10 of 27
what graphics card you running?? it might be your cables??? they might have a broken connection on the inside of the cabling. how old are your cabels???
    
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