1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 professional
       13 Dec 2015 #1

    Incredibly strange 3 monitor problem (cannot get all to display)


    On my windows 10 machine with SLI GTX 670's I have been using a 3 monitor setup for years without any problem. All in 1 card I have connected a Samsung SA300 by hdmi, a Asus VG248 and finally by display port a Benq 1440 GW2765. Again I had no problems with them until today when I disabled the first 2 monitors in display settings to test something. Since then I cannot get all 3 to work together.

    Whenever I plug in the benq it displays the desktop but the other 2 monitors shut down, whenever i disconnect the benq the other 2 power up and display an extended desktop. No matter what I do I cannot evade this situation. I have no idea why this would happen.

    I tried reinstalling my video drivers but that didn't fix the problem.

    I should note that in the nvidia control panel it does detect the monitors as connected. Also when i connect the benq and the other 2 monitors shut down, the extend display option is gone (there is only duplicate display) and pressing detect monitors does nothing.

    I would really appreciate your help in this matter. Thank you!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 professional
       13 Dec 2015 #2

    I sincerely apologize, I found the solution and it was just an error on my part. You have to click duplicate first, then it shows a 1|2 over 1 monitor icon, then you click the drop down and got extend and it separates 2 monitors out, then repeat this process for the 3rd monitor. Its very strange because initially it doesn't show you all 3 monitors as grey boxes, only 1 main one. Its hard to explain but I got it working. Maybe this will help someone.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Monitor/display will not turn off
Hello everyone. Using the same settings and programs as in my 8.1 installation. Nothing funny, or game-related running in the background (also tried disabling everything possible). The problem is that the monitor will not turn off, either from the...
General Support
USB Monitor/Display link issue
I have an ASUS MB168B USB 3 monitor, works fine in Windows 8.1 with the ASUS EZlink software. After upgrading to Windows 10 10122 x64 I got Visual C++ debug errors and had to un install it. When I plugged my monitor in for the first time Displaylink...
Drivers and Hardware
Help with a strange problem
Hi everyone, I have this problem: This situation is similar, but to me doubled the directory “downloads” Drives Appearing Twice in Navigation Pane of Windows 10 Explorer - AskVG
General Support
Display Monitor Setting Changes on Startup
I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 10. My main display monitor is a LG 24 widescreen plugged into the laptop. With Windows 7, I had no problems in using Fn key f5 to set the display to only the LG (showing as "CRT" on the screen). This did...
General Support
Monitor Display Not Staying Off
I have an x-box controller that I plug into my computer to play games, but ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, the display will not stay off. I did a clean install, erasing all of my programs and drivers. I've tried uninstalling the driver and...
Drivers and Hardware
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:59.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums