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Windows 7: Windows 7 64 bit Second Monitor not Showing Anything

10 May 2016   #1
Bob1234567890

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Windows 7 64 bit Second Monitor not Showing Anything


I have two monitors. Both worked fine with this pc.The video card fried and I havenítbeen able to get both working with my pc since.One is a Dell 1901FP (monitor #1).The other is a Viewsonic GS790 (Monitor #2).

In Windows 7 (64 bit) Monitor #1 works fine. Monitor #2 shows up in the Windows screenresolution screen but nothing shows up on it.

I have tried two different video cards both EVGA. Neither worked, both had the same issue.One was a GeForce GT 730 2GB while the otherwas a GeForce 8400 GS.

The Viewsonic monitor works fine with other PCís including onewith Windows 7 enterprise.

The motherboard is a Gigayte 970A-G46.

I suspect that it is driver related since multiple videocards have the same issue and the monitor works on another pc fine. In addition this monitor worked with this PCin the past.

Any help to get this going would be really appreciated.



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10 May 2016   #2
Bob1234567890

7 Utlimate 64 bit
 
 

I also have tried an NvidiaGT 620 with the same results.
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11 May 2016   #3
Bob1234567890

7 Utlimate 64 bit
 
 

How can I move this to the Windows "Drivers" thread since I am fairly sure it is not a video card?
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11 May 2016   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Could of damaged the pci-e slot ?
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11 May 2016   #5
alphaniner

Windows 7 Professional x64, Arch Linux
 
 

On the Screen Resolution page, what is "Multiple Displays" set to?
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11 May 2016   #6
Bob1234567890

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Thanks for the help. It would be nice to get this working again.

Thrashzone how do I test the PCI-E slot?

Alphaniner on the screen resolution page under Multiple displays the options available are 1, 2 or extend. Right now it is set to 1 since I can see what is on my second monitor. I can select extend but my screen is blank when I do that.
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11 May 2016   #7
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I don't know
I'd try onboard graphic's and I'm sure you have a separate hdmi port you can use there plus the vga or dvi for the onboard

I believe you will need to remove the gpu again though because onboard graphic's is disabled when a gpu is installed.
I haven't looked up your motherboard so hopefully it has onboard graphic's
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11 May 2016   #8
Bob1234567890

7 Utlimate 64 bit
 
 

I just looked at the specs for my motherboard and I don't think it has onboard graphics.
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11 May 2016   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Take a picture of all the connections on it.
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11 May 2016   #10
alphaniner

Windows 7 Professional x64, Arch Linux
 
 

After selecting 'Extend these displays', did you click 'Apply' or 'OK'?
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