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HDMI cable help

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ok i have my computer look down below for my specs

and i have my main monitor i use
which is the:
Acer (once again look down low for exact monitor)

i believe its a 17"

AND i have a 16" iLo lcd hdtv flatscreen THAT I DONT USE

my question is this:
If i connect my HDMI cable into my 26" lcd AND my monitor is STILL connected, can i just use my 26" lcd if i turn it on? OR will my monitor not work anymore and only my 26"?

because i use my monitor for daily stuff but i watch a lot of movies and i switch to my 26" and i dont want to keep unplugging the monitor and plugging in the hdmi

get me?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
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Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
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Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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post #2 of 4
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any help would be greatly appreciated
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
Case
Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
Case
Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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post #3 of 4
You dont have to mess with wires...just plug both the tv and monitor into your pc and any adjustments you need to make can be done by right clicking on your desktop. If it's w7 click screen resolution when you right click.

Enable 1 or both of the screens from there, and make any other adjustments.
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post #4 of 4
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thanks for the post!
i will surely do that!

rep has been given (:
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
Case
Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 3.40ghz stock Asus m4a785-m XFX HD 5770 1GB Corsair XMS2 4gb DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 750gb Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer AL1716W 17" LSP ULTRA 750watt ATX 
Case
Ultra X-Blaster Black ATX Mid-Tower 
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