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Windows 7: Dual monitor issues

04 May 2011   #1
GLR

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Dual monitor issues

I have an unusual problem I hope someone may be able to help me with!? I have 2 AOC monitors 1920x1080 - I have just installed an OCZ vertex 2 SSD - taken from another PC and I am unable to set up the monitors - one is okay and the other keeps reverting to the size of the smaller monitor on the old PC - and the icons keep moving to the right -- further every time I restart! I am unable to change the home monitor as well.
Asus P6X58D-E - i7 930 - Sapphire HD 5870 PCI-E -- DDR3 - OCZ SSD - WD Caviar Black 1TB - WEI 7.3

The PC I changed the SSD from is a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - similar specs.
Both Pc's Catalyst C.C. 11.4 - so everything has been installed - reinstalled - swapped graphic cards -- all to no avail???

Any suggestions really appreciated,

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05 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

I'd boot into safe mode and remove the video card driver then run a driver cleaning program, then boot into normal mode and reinstall the driver you want.
Guru3d.com will have the cleaning tool to use...
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05 May 2011   #3

 
 

Guru3d.com no longer has the download.

Try here for the same thing.
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05 May 2011   #4
GLR

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thank you for the quick response -- I have followed through on this advice -- sadly the problem remains - left monitor reverts to 1440x900 - icons move to the centre of right monitor??
I have spent a lot of time on this and maybe need a clean install of OS -- how can I format the SSD HDD and reinstall windows 7 Ulltimate 64bit -- I have tried this also and can't find a way??
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06 May 2011   #5
GLR

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
resolved

I have resolved the issue by formatting the SSD and reinstalling windows -- everything is working better than original -- in fact my WEI has gone up to 7.5!

Thank you for the suggestions. This really is a great and helpful site!

Thank you all.
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