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Windows 7: Dual Monitor Problem

26 Nov 2010   #11
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ShandyBass View Post
Also I tried putting the VGA cable on the VGA slot on the motherboard but that didnt work either.
Seeing as you have an ATI card that actually will work. First you have to go into the bios and enable the onboard video, then you need to enable the Surroundview option,

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then you can run one monitor off of each. Actually if you were so inclined you could run up to 4 monitors, 2 off of each.

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29 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Ok I have tried all of these options and still no luck, when Windows loads the windows are duiplicated but as soon as the desktop loads the VGA screen just cuts off.
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29 Jan 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

OK, I'm starting to think the problem is VGA realted, I just plugged both the HDMI and DVI-D in and when I switch between the displays on the monitor both of them work?
Don't know if thi is of any help, also I apolgise for this long break but its just been a really bad few months for me for personal reasons but anyway any help is very much appreciated.
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10 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Anyone got any more ideas about what I could try?
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