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Windows 7: Multiple display with DVI and HDMI not working

19 Apr 2012   #1
Jacka

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 
Multiple display with DVI and HDMI not working

HI I'm looking to have multiple displays set up on my PC.

I have my Iiyama prolite connected via dvi and another TV via HDMI.

As soon as the HDMI is plugged in I lose the DVI display and it transfers to the HDMI. The DVI is no longer detected.

Does this mean if I want a second monitor I will have to set it up through VGA?

Any help would be really appreciated

Cheers

Jacka


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19 Apr 2012   #2
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Does this mean if I want a second monitor I will have to set it up through VGA?
yes since the HDMI and DVI are shared.
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20 Apr 2012   #3
Jacka

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

Ah I see!

Cheers for clearing that up!
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19 May 2012   #4
Jacka

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

If I use an Hdmi and a Vga with extended screens, then use a splitter on each to TV. Will that work or will it conflict?
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05 Jun 2012   #5
lidorkalfa

Windows 8 Release Preview x64
 
 

On windows 7 it was impossible to extend 2 screens with HDMI & DVI connections, but now im using windows 8 release preview and somehow it works for me, im using now HDMI&HDMI cable and HDMI&DVI cable with 2 screens together and its acutally working perfect..
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