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#1 sniper8752

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

I would like to have dual external monitors for my dell 15r laptop. it is an i5 with 6gb of ram, running windows 7, 64-bit. i have an intel hd graphic family display adapter.

edit: I have a vga and hdmi port.

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 04:26 PM

First thing to try is using VGA and HDMI outputs at the same time. If your graphics card can handle it, you're all set. Some can, some can't. When you have both monitors plugged in, open the Display Properties control panel and try to get them both to work. This may require disabling the laptop's screen. If that doesn't work you may need to look into buying a docking station with two monitor ports.




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