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Old 04-06-2009, 01:17 AM   #1
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i have a HP Pavilion Elite desktop, i have my hp w2408 connected and an i-inc 25 inch monitor on the way, how do i connect both monitors for dual screen, thanks for the help in advance.
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You should have either DVI + DVI or DVI + VGA on the back of your graphics card. Those are the most common configurations. Could you be more specific on the details of your computer?
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Old 04-06-2009, 05:22 AM   #3
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i have this machine

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/en...&lang=en&cc=ca
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Once the monitors are connected you will need to play with the display properties to set the monitors up the way you like.
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Once the monitors are connected you will need to play with the display properties to set the monitors up the way you like.
how do i connect the second monitor, im pretty sur emy machine only has 1 monitor input.
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:28 PM   #6
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you would need to buy another graphics card for another port most come with 2
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you would need to buy another graphics card for another port most come with 2
your serious i have to buy another graphics card? there is now way i can use 2 monitors on my computer?
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not if there is only one port. this is the cheapest you can go

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814129117

or you might (MIGHT) be able to connect one to your mobo and one to a cheap card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102821
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not if there is only one port. this is the cheapest you can go

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814129117

or you might (MIGHT) be able to connect one to your mobo and one to a cheap card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102821
im pretty sure my graphics card can support 2 monitors
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does it have two dvi ports?

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