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Unable to extend displays

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I`am using 1 DVI cable and 1 VGA cable converted to DVI can I extend these displays with the 6870?
post #2 of 11
We need more info.

What happens when you try to extend? Because you should normally be able to...
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post #3 of 11
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I select extend displays and when I click apply, it tells me unable to save display settings
post #4 of 11
driver reinstall?
post #5 of 11
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already tried, and I also tried going back some drivers
post #6 of 11
Make the monitors switch cables.

It used to be cable 1 = monitor 1 and cable 2 = monitor 2
Make it cable 2 = monitor 1 and cable 1 = monitor 2

What happens?

EDIT: don't remove the cables from the monitor GPU ports. Only change the cables places on the monitors. Nothing else.
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post #7 of 11
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The other monitor can only have VGA thats why I had to use the DVI converter on my VGA cable
post #8 of 11
Which monitor are you trying to extend to?

Try clone mode. If it works, try disabling the monitor that you used to use as the main one. Now the OTHER monitor is main. If this procedure doesn't work, something is wrong with the cable/monitor/cable port
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How do I use clone mode? Iam trying to extend from DVI to the VGA monitor
post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Thunderpuss View Post
How do I use clone mode?
"Clone displays"

or

"Mirror displays"

If that doesn't work, the problem is not extending monitors, but with the port/cable/monitor
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