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Old 12-21-2006, 12:17 PM   #1
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i have 2 monitors, i guess; a TV, and a 19" lcd. with the nvidia forceware stuff i can't set up 2 monitors, or even an extended one., its always as a single monitor; i either have to choose from the lcd or the tv, not both. why is this?
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:48 PM   #2
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How do you have the TV plugged in? (S-Video etc.) I don't know if it's possible to do with S-Video, but there may be a setting somewhere in the drivers. If you use VGA, then it should work the same as with any other monitor.
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my lcd is plugged in through the dvi port on the card (dvi-vga adapter, don't have a dvi cable). my video card has an s-video out port, and it also came with a little adapter with the red, green, blue, yellow, and s-video out ports on that, but i use the composite (yellow cable) intsead.
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Old 12-21-2006, 04:06 PM   #4
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wait, do you have a DVI and a regular monitor port on your video card? if so just buy a dvi adapter, unless your uing a tv, hook your monitor and you other.. thing up.. it should work fine thats how I have my dual monitors hooked up. go to your desktop properties>settings> and it should have a choice between two.. pick the second one and check "extend my desktop" and Bam! there ya go!
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no...there is a dvi & vga port on the card, along with an s-video out. i'm using a dvi-vga adapter for my 19" lcd cause i don't have a dvi cable, and i'm using an s-video cable to the tv, but i can't make both up at the same time.
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Old 12-21-2006, 04:13 PM   #6
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oh, I have never tried that.. with svideo
I have a dvi adapter, I dont know if there is an adapter from sVideo to VGA?
Ill look that up to when I get home... other than that, I can try to make it work at my house and tell ya what I did..
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