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Currently i have my comp hooked up to a sayno TV at a res of 1920 x 1080, but i have another smaller monitor i want to hook up to my comp also. All the cords are plugged in and windows recognizes my monitor and the nvidia CP sees it but when i try to set up a second display with it it doesnt show any picture it just stays black. Am i missing something? Any help would be appreciated.
I think my second display is set up but it is just not showing up, because i just took a screenshot and a second desktop appeard in my picture, but my monitor is still black.
Is it possible i didnt drag he pictures in the right spot? My monitors arent next to each other, the TV is directly in front of me and the monitor is on my left.
Edited by Smoblikat - 12/17/10 at 5:50pm
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Restart the computer.
    
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme;11686471 
Restart the computer.

Same thing i thought, but after a restart the only thing that changed was windows put the actual name of my monitor instead of "generic PnP monitor" same with nVidia CP.
EDIT- Not sure if it matters but i have the tv on a VGA to VGA and the monitor is hooked into a DVI to VGA. The monitor is kinda old but is still an LCD.
Edited by Smoblikat - 12/17/10 at 5:55pm
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What outputs on the 240 are you using?
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Originally Posted by n1helix;11686565 
What outputs on the 240 are you using?

Just the VGA and i have a DVI to VGA on the DVI.
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DESPERATE Bump!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;11686816 
DESPERATE Bump!!

Sorry, you can only bump within 24 hours. Try the monitor on a different PC, if it doesn't work, it's dead.
    
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Sorry, you can only bump within 24 hours. Try the monitor on a different PC, if it doesn't work, it's dead.

It does work, i was using it right before i hooked my compp up to the tv, WOULD IT HELP IF i put the TV on the DVI to VGA and put the monitor on the VGA?
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Also the monitors res is different than the TV's if that helps.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;11686872 
It does work, i was using it right before i hooked my compp up to the tv, WOULD IT HELP IF i put the TV on the DVI to VGA and put the monitor on the VGA?

Go ahead and try that. Don't use the adapter if you don't have to.
    
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