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Windows 7: 2 monitors not showing display

02 Jan 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

the taskbar will only show on the monitor 1 remember i told you that on the video heads there will usually be one that is the 1 and the other is number 2 by default they can tricky to figure out sometimes like i said start with 1 monitor and try both heads on the card and make sure you are at the right starting point before you introduce the second display

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02 Jan 2010   #22

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switching the plugs doesn't make any kind of difference... :S seems like the drivers are working out which one is which and to set up to which default monitor as my taskbar display...
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