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Windows 7: Unable to run dual monitors, for home entertainment system.

31 Dec 2011   #11
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Those 2 other displays, are mobile and vga, my computer cant detect the tv....


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31 Dec 2011   #12
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
...double-check the input setting on the TV...
What is the TV set on?
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31 Dec 2011   #13
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

The tv is set on hdmi 2 and i plugged it into hdmi 2
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01 Jan 2012   #14
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

According to the specs I found on your graphics card, it doesn't even support HDMI. How are you connecting it to the TV?
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01 Jan 2012   #15
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

*FacePalm* Vga is hooked up to gfx card, hdmi is hooked up to mobo

Epic fail on my part :P
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01 Jan 2012   #16
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Is the onboard video enabled in the BIOS?
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01 Jan 2012   #17
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

Ok 1st off which video are you actually using. Your motherboard has an onboard video. You said you plugged a vga from the motherboard. And then DVI from the 8600GT. You can't do that. Which means you're not going to get video from the DVI no matter what. It sounds like you've been using the onboard this whole time. Which is also why your Shogun 2 from the other thread is not compatible. If I'm incorrect in the assumption then you need to plug the vga from the 8600GT. And you'll need to go into BIOS and disable the onboard video so that your video card is used.
Ok nevermind I see after posted the in the other thread you are running the 8600GT. Yeah both cables should be coming from your 8600GT.
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01 Jan 2012   #18
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Im not sure if the onboard graphics are disabled, but the IGX graphics is set to disabled. I found out that i've been using my gfx card for output to my monitor, and i've been trying to use my hdmi from my onboard to get my desktop on my tv. But... i went on CYRI again and it says i have the same gfx as before which means i have always had my onboard disabled. So will enabling my onboard allow me to use my hdmi to watch movies on my tv?
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01 Jan 2012   #19
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Xnefoo View Post
Im not sure if the onboard graphics are disabled, but the IGX graphics is set to disabled. I found out that i've been using my gfx card for output to my monitor, and i've been trying to use my hdmi from my onboard to get my desktop on my tv. But... i went on CYRI again and it says i have the same gfx as before which means i have always had my onboard disabled. So will enabling my onboard allow me to use my hdmi to watch movies on my tv?
Yes, but that would disable your 8600GT. You can't use both at the same time.
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01 Jan 2012   #20
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalmania31 View Post
Yes, but that would disable your 8600GT. You can't use both at the same time.
Well, not necessarily. Intel will allow you to enable both. (And use them.)

The BIOS should show the options for graphics and HDMI.
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