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Windows 7: Dual monitor problem


10 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate, 32 bit,
 
 

I have this problem connecting my laptop to a second monitor.
I had a basic version of vista then upgraded to windows 7 ultimate

When i plug in the second monitor, i can get them to have twin monitors (having both screens the same) but when i click on extend, the laptop screen turns off and the second monitor just goes to the extended display.

i have tried all the settings on the mobility centre and still nothing.
My friend suggested something about an upgraded driver, but couldn't elaborate.


TL;DR
Laptop screen turns off and extra monitor just has extended display, how do i fix it?




here is what is on my screens, apart from the left screen (laptop monitor) does not show up.
i have control of the right screen but the laptop monitor switches itself off.

- Alex

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10 Dec 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

I agree with your friend. You need to update your video driver.

You may find it here:

Downloads - Support - Fujitsu
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