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Second Monitor Won't Work


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#1 GamerGal

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:34 AM

I have my PC hooked up to my TV(Movies, TV Shows, Gaming) and it has always worked. Tonight I turned on my PC after the SuperBowl, the main monitor flashed a couple times(Went black then showed my wallpaper a few times) and then the icons shrunk. I tried to go to HDMI Slot 1 and... No signal.

I turned off, unplugged the HDMI cord, plugged it back in, turned on PC. When it first loaded the HDMI Slot 1 showed what it should, then the main monitor flashed again and the HDMI Slot 1 showed no signal. I went to Nvidia Control Panel and it doesn't detect the other screen.

What could it be and could it be an easy fix? If not thankfully I have this PC under warranty.

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#2 GamerGal

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:38 AM

WTF? The screen flashed again and so I thought gee, I'll check my HDMI Slot 1 screen. And sure enough it is showing what is should.

Also, with my TV the Name of the Input is grey if it isn't connected, while white when it is. When my PC is off the HDMI Slot 1 is grey. But when it wouldn't work it was still white so even though it said no connection it must have had one. Sorry if this is confusing because even I am confused as how it like magicked itself fixed.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 06:44 AM

Glad you resolved it...happy computing :).

Louis




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