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Windows 7: Windows 7 won't detect second monitor.

05 Dec 2012   #1
eugfark

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
Windows 7 won't detect second monitor.

I have a dell inspirion 530S with an intel g33/g31 express chipset, and a VGA splitter. When I have one monitor plugged in, without the splitter, the display is fine on that one monitor. However, when I have them both plugged into the splitter, it treats both monitors the same, with a crappy resolution, and won't detect that there are two. I have tried to update my graphics driver, but it says it's up to date. I am at my wits end, here. Please help.




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05 Dec 2012   #2
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I also have the same chipset as yours, but I think G33/G31 Chipset doesn't have dual-monitor feature.
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05 Dec 2012   #3
eugfark

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

I was afraid of that. Looks like I'll have to wait until I build my new computer in February.
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06 Dec 2012   #4
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

You can get a graphics card, but it depends on your PSU (mine is 250W so I had to buy HD 5450)
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