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Windows 7: Second Monitor still detected, display shows black

17 Jun 2016   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Second Monitor still detected, display shows black

Turn on my PC the other day and nothing strange- come back a bit later while it's still on and my second monitor is dark. Still detected as if it were still displaying things.
I know the monitor still works because some times when i restart my computer it will start up with everything working, no problems. Other times it will boot with only one monitor working, All while still detecting the dark monitor.
I figured it was the converter as i only have VGA monitors and have to convert (one is display port one is dvi i).

I also have one HDMI but it is unaffected by any of this.

The display port works fine but vga to dvi-i monitor has the issues.

Can someone help? why would it display things sometimes but not all the time. why all of a sudden?

also all my graphics drivers are up to date. GTX 760


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