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Windows 7: Question about using 2 comp monitors with smart tv

05 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Question about using 2 comp monitors with smart tv

I have a laptop with 2 video outputs 1 hdmi and 1 vga on the vga i have a vga kvk switch and on the hdmi a cable to a smart tv, when projecting the laptop on the smart tv the secondary monitor on the vga switch goes on black, is there a way to use all three monitors?

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06 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Probably not,

sometimes graphics cards offer more connections than they can handle at a time. mine also has three outputs of which i can use two simultaneously. You'll probably find info on the manufacturer's site of the computer or gpu.
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08 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 7 64bit

Oke thanks for your answer.
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09 Apr 2015   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

On my laptop I have the VGA port far from the HDMI and I can easily plugin both.

The problem is not in the ports. It is the hardware. The display card has to support 3 monitors in order for your machine to allow that. Otherwise, you can get only two monitors. Not sure if there is a software that can emulate three monitors on a 2 monitor display card.
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