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Windows 7: HELP!! 4 Monitors not working. One stays black, the other blue

17 Mar 2011   #1
letsdoamazing

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
HELP!! 4 Monitors not working. One stays black, the other blue

I have 2 DVI splitters and a Nvidia quadro 44o card. This is on XP. No screen will come up to change any setting. I get the windows XP starting screen followed by one that goes staright blue and the other goes black. And thats it, no more no less.

I can install the drivers or get in any mode other than a blue and black screen.


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17 Mar 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

First I'll assume by splitter you mean a DMS-59 to dual DVI adapter like this,

HELP!! 4 Monitors not working. One stays black, the other blue-dms59.png

seeing as I can't find any NVS 440's with a DVI port on them.

That said what happens with only one monitor connected? Will Windows load then and allow you to install the drivers?

If everything works with only one monitor connected, have another cable to try to see if it is a bad adapter?


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17 Mar 2011   #3
letsdoamazing

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I have 3 different adapter so that can't be it.

Its not a DVI card. It is the DMS-59 on the computer and splits to two DVI like the one pictured. When one monitor is connected it's still just a blue screen, plain XP blue. I can log on, because I dont see the log on box. I dried to drag or do anything i could. You can't right click or anything.
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19 Mar 2011   #4
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

You could try safe mode - Enable VGA Mode

In Windows, how can I boot into Safe Mode? - Knowledge Base
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