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Windows 7: Second monitor problem

03 Mar 2010   #1
colinbyfleet

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Second monitor problem

I use a Dell XPS M1530 which arrived with 32bit Vista. I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on a new replacement hard drive. The new OS does not recognise a second monitor and the message 'This is not supported' shows on the monitor.
Can anyone please help with this problem, please, as I use two screens much of the time.


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03 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello colinbyfleet, welcome to Seven Forums!


Does Windows 7 recognize the second monitor at Control Panel, Display, Change Display Settings?

Like this?

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03 Mar 2010   #3
Rik55

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) SP1 RTM
 
 

Have you managed to obtain any Dell nVidia Geforce 8400/8600 Windows 7 drivers for the XPS. I only ask cos you list Standard VGA in your Specs.
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04 Mar 2010   #4
colinbyfleet

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Hi Bare Foot Kid
No, the second monitors are not recognized by Wndows 7.
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