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Windows 7: Windows 7 doesn't recognize 2nd monitor

07 Mar 2017   #1
dante14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows 7 doesn't recognize 2nd monitor

I bought i new monitor today and i connect it on VGA splitter from VGA to two more VGA's. And nothing happens, my second monitor just mirroring whats on first. Can't extend it. Please help, and sorry for my bad english.


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07 Mar 2017   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I would guess that is the way the splitter is supposed to operate
The only way to get a second monitor to operate independently is to connect it to a separate dvi or vga or hdmi port on the mother board or a dedicated graphic's card with additional ports.
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07 Mar 2017   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Welcome to our forum dante14.

My understanding is.
No matter how many screens one has using a splitter, because their is only one hookup up to the motherboard or video card it is recognized as one screen.

Jack
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07 Mar 2017   #4
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

Your specs say you are running on an nVidia GeForce 750 Ti, which has more than one output, so you should be able to use those
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