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Windows 7: Unable to save display settings

26 Jun 2011   #1
ealc

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
Unable to save display settings

Hey all,

Today I bought an HDMI cable in order to have a dual monitor with my lg 42 inch tv. I updated my drivers and tried unplugging, restarting, etc. Under my control panel when I tell it to extend it will say unable to save display settings. I am not sure what to do. Does anyone have any advice. I run a radeon 6950 btw.

Any help would be appreciated.


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28 Jun 2011   #2
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ealc View Post
Hey all,

Today I bought an HDMI cable in order to have a dual monitor with my lg 42 inch tv. I updated my drivers and tried unplugging, restarting, etc. Under my control panel when I tell it to extend it will say unable to save display settings. I am not sure what to do. Does anyone have any advice. I run a radeon 6950 btw.

Any help would be appreciated.
you may have to investigate your monitor's display driver settings, it could be overriding your inputs, on restart..
see if it's included among Windows 7's start-up routine - use msconfig, and uncheck it from the boot sequence..
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31 Dec 2011   #3
missionman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have also had some trouble. I have 2 graphics cards installed at the moment and I had 4 monitors working at once, figured I would push the envelope a bit and try for 5. Once I tried getting the 5th to work, It said "Unable to save display settings". I thought this might be due to the fact I had too many monitors running at once so I disabled one of the 4 currrently working monitors. To my dismay not only did monitor #5 give me the "Unable to save display settings" error, I could not reinitialize monitor #4 (which I had just recently disabled)
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01 Jan 2012   #4
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

are all the monitors identical..?

how are they connected to the gfx card(s)..?
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