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Help setting up dual moniters

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#1 dprodrigues


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Posted 04 January 2012 - 01:30 PM

So I have both moniter's connected via VGA cables. I go to control panel and screen resolutions, click "Detect" and then all of the sudden both screens go black! I can't see anything and I have to manually turn off the PC with the power switch and disconnect the 2nd moniter to see anything again. Please help!

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#2 LucheLibre


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Posted 04 January 2012 - 02:56 PM

Please include the make and model of your video card and monitors.

Also, you may need to set up dual monitors from the video card driver software. Be sure to download the latest version.

Edited by LucheLibre, 04 January 2012 - 02:57 PM.

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#3 Agent24


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Posted 04 January 2012 - 04:13 PM

What happens if you turn the computer off, connect the cables and then turn the pc on? Do you still see a black screen?

Make sure you have the latest video card drivers and are both monitors the same size? Also, test both individual monitors and make sure they're both working.

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