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Windows 7: Dual Monitor. Need help. :(

19 Mar 2015   #1
Kat Ina Hat

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Dual Monitor. Need help. :(

Hello !

I have a custom built computer, have had it for awhile. I decided to recently get a second monitor(it seems to be all the hype!) but I have been running into multiple problems.

I'm trying to run both, VGA + HDMI(VGA HDMI adapter), with AMD(ccc).
Yesterday, both were working fine.
The next day, today, I come home, turn it on, VGA screen is working, HDMI is black, until it gets to desktop, then VGA also goes black. I have to unplug, HDMI, for VGA to work.
Once I plug in HDMI and my computer detects it, they both go black again..

I know I have a custom computer, but I have tried holding down FN + every F button. I have tried restarting, unplugging both.... I have read tons of forms, but most are on laptops. I'm running out of ideas.

Please help!


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19 Mar 2015   #2
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi welcome to the forum

it sounds like you might have a faulty adapter. are their any other type of connection for the monitor other than hdmi like dvi
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19 Mar 2015   #3
Kat Ina Hat

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Really? You think so? I had just bought it.
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19 Mar 2015   #4
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

well can't be possitive but always a chance you got a faulty one. if you could fill out the my system specs we would know what we are working with. System Info - See Your System Specs
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19 Mar 2015   #5
Kat Ina Hat

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Hm. Ohkay. Finished.

Thanks for taking your time to help me.
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19 Mar 2015   #6
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

so monitors have only vga connection that i could find. so you got an hdmi to vga adapter. is that the only other port on the card besides vga?
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19 Mar 2015   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

No dvi on that card and monitor, why you using vga ?
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19 Mar 2015   #8
Kat Ina Hat

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Because DVI doesn't carry sound?
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19 Mar 2015   #9
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Neither does vga.

Why do you need it to, no pc speakers ?

what have you been using for sound all this time ?
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19 Mar 2015   #10
Kat Ina Hat

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Nooope.
Skull Candy headset. <3

Because I like to watch movies, and play hearthstone.. or other games.
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