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Windows 7: Resolution error booting second machine

28 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64
Resolution error booting second machine

Hi All,
OK after a few boots and trying different methods I can clearly now see an issue that was not present in XP or Vista.

I have two machines linked using a basic KVM. What happens is that if I am not monitoring the bootup of a machine then the resolution at boot up changes.

On one machine I have two GPU and run four monitors. If I boot this machine while switched over to the other machine then all the icons from the monitor that I use to view the other machine are moved to my main monitor in the set. If I decide to boot the second machine, which only uses the one monitor, while looking at the other machine then when I switch over the resolution has been reduced to the windows setup default.

I have booted both machines and monitored them doing so and all is fine. But when I am not monitoring them boot then I have this issue with the monitor not being recognised, even though XP and Vista was able to do so at boot time.

Does anyone have any ideas on how the monitor configuration can be saves and read during boot if the monitors are not currently active on the booting machine?

Thanks in anticipation,

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