Dual Monitor Help?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by demon4870, Dec 15, 2003.

  1. demon4870

    demon4870 Guest

    I just hooked up my second monitor through the DVI port using A DVI->VGA adapter. First off I was wondering if anyone knew a good page to read up on this or maybe an older post! Second my whole reasoning hooking up two monitors was to watch Tv through my TV-card on one monitor and work or play on the other. When ever I drag my TV to the secondary screen the picture goes out. Anyone know the reason why?
     
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  3. Taurus

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    this is probably because your card only supports overlays (videos) on the primary display. any player on the secondary display will only show a black window.

    possible solution: make the tv display the primary one and work/play on the secondary. you don't have to physically move them around; it should be easy to select which is primary in your video settings.