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Windows 7: How to trick an ATI Radeon card into thinking it's plugged in

25 May 2016   #1
claw106

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10 x32
 
 
How to trick an ATI Radeon card into thinking it's plugged in

Hi, I got this computer for free from someone doing a garage sale. He didn't have a cable handy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMS-59

Until the store that i've ordered from gets it's order in, which they say could take up to a month, what can I do in the meantime? Is it possible to think it's plugged in, even though VGA is being used?

I saw a trick with resistors, but I only have 300 ohm resistors, i'm not sure if that might overload it or something.


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25 May 2016   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

What is the point in doing this?
I would consider it highly impractical.
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25 May 2016   #3
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Just get a DMS-59 to D-Sub adapter and you're all set.
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