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Windows 7: Computer Does not recognize secondary monitor


20 Mar 2010   #1

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Computer Does not recognize secondary monitor

I have Dell XPS M1530 and every time i plug in a second monitor it is not at all recognized by my computer. I've tried two different monitors and it happened with both I also tried restarting with the second monitor. Also, when I had vista I did this and it always worked with the same equipment. So I don't know if I'm maybe missing a driver or something. Help please.


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20 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate X64
 
 

I'm assuming you have NVidia graphics?? If so, try this from their website to austomatically find missing drivers:
NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Automatically Detect NVIDIA Products
Hope this helps somewhat.
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20 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 ultimate X64
 
 

You may also find what you need in this helpful post by Brink:
Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7
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21 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

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