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#1 SysTech Guy

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 07:44 AM

I need to help someone (over the phone) on how to enable his integrated video so he can have two screens attached to a Dell Optiplex 990. Since this is over the phone, this will be difficult since I do not know exactly where the settings are.

Is there a resource, other than calling Dell, that would have screen shots of the BIOS screens so I can walk tht person through this?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 09 November 2011 - 08:32 AM

No screenshots, but take a look: http://support.ap.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/op990/en/SM/DT/GUID-E15B6683-1E19-4D92-80F5-B94142C866D1.html .

Another reference, http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/op990/en/index.htm .


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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:08 PM

Most add in cards already have two ports for multiple display . You might run into compatiblity problems trying to use the onboard video {intel??} with an addin card . Drivers might not support multiple displays. Easiest to use a newer card with two ports .

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