Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Second monitor won't get a signal


25 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Second monitor won't get a signal

ive been trying to set up dual monitors vid primary monitor with a DVI cabel and secondery monitor with a VGA cabel but the second monitor won't get a signal and the computer wont find it..

Im using windows 7 x64 ultimate
ATI radeon HD 4550

i runned dual monitors before when i had windows XP but it won't work now that i have windows 7.. Both monitors work. If i just switch the DVI cabel to the second screen and the primary gets the VGA, the second screen works but not the primary when it gets the VGA. Ive been wondering if it might be the VGA port that's broken couse i can't get a signal even if i unplug the DVI and only use the VGA cabel.

Sry if my english is poor

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

25 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

I would agree that your port is broken. You should consider RMAing the card.

~Lordbob
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jul 2010   #3

windows 7 x64
 
 

when you are in windows, right click on your desktop go to personalize and go to desktop and click extend moniter
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Second monitor won't get a signal




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Second monitor won't get a signal
Thread Forum
No signal msg on monitor and PC gets restart BSOD Help and Support
no signal on monitor Graphic Cards
Monitor not getting signal. Hardware & Devices
(vga) monitor displays no signal Graphic Cards
No signal to monitor Graphic Cards
No Signal on monitor Graphic Cards
Monitor doesn't get signal Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:03 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33