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Windows 7: trying to install secondary monitor, get clones but can't extand

08 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dwatcher View Post
thanks for your replies. It seems i need to get a different graphics card. Would this one work for dual monitors? It's the cheapest one I've seen on PNY GeForce 6200 / 512MB / AGP / Graphics Card - Computing at (UK)
Is your rig using AGP graphics?? Isn't maybe time to upgrade to whole thing?

Seriously, though, the specs on the things say "One DVI , one VGA and one TV-Out outputs", which means you may also need a DVI-VGA converter to be able to plug in a second monitor. Other than that, it looks ok...

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16 Nov 2010   #12

Win 7 Ultimate, Enterprise

A coworker just found by going to the Nvidia Control Panel and deselecting GPU mode allowed him to use two monitors.
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