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Old 05-03-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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Hi,

I'm trying to set my computer up with dual monitors but having problems..

I have a Nvidia GT 440 graphics card with DVI and HD outputs. The two monitors im trying to use are a 26" HD TV (that i have previously used on its own) and a ~19" normal monitor that i am currently using.

The 19" monitor has a nice display at 1440 x 900.

When i connect the HD TV the other monitor goes off and i get a message on the HD TV saying that the screen resolution settings need to be changed to 1360x768.

So i disconnect the HD TV, and the 19" monitor comes to life. Here i change the 19" monitor to Screen1 because thats what i need, but when i try to change the resolution settings of the HD TV i cannot select a 1360x768 option which it requests.

Whatever the configuration, when i turn the HD TV on the other monitor goes off, and it always displays that message. Even when i disconnect the DVI monitor and plug in the HD TV i still get the same message.. Even though i used this monitor absolutely fine before i plugged in the 19" one.



I hope you understand what im trying to say lol, and that you can help me with this!

Thanks,

Max
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Old 05-03-2013, 02:04 PM   #2
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XFX Model MA-AP01-HD1K Video Card Accessories - Newegg.com

Whole page of them at newegg
Newegg.com - dvi to hdmi adaptor
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I've had problems with plugging in HDMI directly on more than one computer. Like Setishock said, get an adapter for HDMI to DVI. That might solve your problems.
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