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post #21 of 29
i can do what you are trying to do on my 9800's, im wondering wether BlkDrgn28 is right and it is trying to display 1920x1080 on the monitor also, have you tried lowering the resolution on the Tv before adding the monitor, so on my Samsung Tv even though its 1920x1080 i can lower it to many other resolutions. other than that i cant really figure why its not working...
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i could be wrong but i think this is it, when using dual monitor you can NOT use the VGA port, you have to use the DVI and HDMI, i know on one of my other cards that if i attach a VGA monitor it will Disable the HDMI, so maybe you cannot use analogue and digital at the same time, so try HDMI to your TV and then use the DVI to VGA on your monitor and see if that works, i have a funny feeling it will......
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post #23 of 29
Some cards with a dvi, hdmi, and vga can only display out of one output at a time. A true dual monitor card will have two dvi outputs
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post #24 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by louze001 View Post
Some cards with a dvi, hdmi, and vga can only display out of one output at a time. A true dual monitor card will have two dvi outputs
the GT 240 can display on 2 monitors, well so the Nvidia website says...
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post #25 of 29
Quote:
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Some cards with a dvi, hdmi, and vga can only display out of one output at a time. A true dual monitor card will have two dvi outputs
Where are you getting that from? I'm running a GT 240 right now and both its VGA and DVI ports are connected without any issues.
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post #26 of 29
Ok I plugged in my old CRT monitor and everything is functioning fine. I have my 22" LCD in my sig plugged into my ONBOARD HDMI port and my old Samsung 763 MB CRT plugged into the ONBOARD VGA port and both monitors are running at there native resolution.
post #27 of 29
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wow.....this seems to be really stupid and wont work for NO reason. The monitor is at its native so is the TV i dont think i have an HDMI cable so thats out of the question, and im beggining to feel like it wont work......
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post #28 of 29
Right click on the desktop. Go to Screen Resolution. Extend the display in one of the drop down menus on the bottom. Then make adjustments based on the size of each display. I just had mine set up with a 22" WS and a 17"
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both dissplays are extended
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