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Windows 7: Multiple Monitors with a twist

12 Mar 2010   #1
Brandonium

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 
Multiple Monitors with a twist

So here is the issue. I have four monitors on a stand two on the bottom, and two on top. Now the bottom two are connected via a Nvidia GF 9600 video card, and are working fine. However the top two are connected via USB > DVI Connector, (supported Windows 7, drivers installed). Now the top two monitors connected via the USB2DVI are working however windows does not recognize the monitors within the display control panel. So I cannot set the physical layout within windows, to get to the top monitors I must scroll to the extreme right to get to these monitors.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

USB DVI Adapter - USB 2.0 to DVI Multi-Monitor External Video Adapter - StarTech.com

Thanks


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12 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

Have you tried using the nVidia Control Panel?
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15 Mar 2010   #3
Brandonium

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

I have tried the Nvidia control panel, was the first thing I tried, unfortunately when i click the button for setting up multiple monitors, it does not show the two monitors connected via the USB 2 DVI adaptor.
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15 Mar 2010   #4
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

have you updated the vid card drivers?

have you updated the monitor Drivers?

Edited due to re-reading post
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15 Mar 2010   #5
Brandonium

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

I have downloaded the latest Nvidia drivers, *note: this was a clean installation of Windows 7, now under the same drivers under Windows XP this worked.
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