Windows 10: WX Doesn't Detect Other Monitors (GTX 760)

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  1. Posts : 138
    Windows 10 Pro - 15063 / 7 Pro
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       14 Nov 2015 #11

    The monitor is connected with a Belkin HDMI to VGA adapter because the VGA port on my mobo is dead. I didn't touch any settings on the monitor itself, and it has worked with this configuration on Windows 8.1, and even 7.
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  2. Posts : 1,630
    Windows 10 Pro x64 - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       14 Nov 2015 #12

    Have you tried the additional options under "My Display is not shown ..." as the screenshot you posted only shows a single monitor.

    Also check the cable between the missing monitor and the computer
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  3. Posts : 9,042
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       14 Nov 2015 #13

    Both should be connected to your card, not the motherboard ports. If you turn the monitor off then turn it back on, what message do you get?
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  4. Posts : 138
    Windows 10 Pro - 15063 / 7 Pro
    Thread Starter
       14 Nov 2015 #14

    essenbe said: View Post
    Both should be connected to your card, not the motherboard ports. If you turn the monitor off then turn it back on, what message do you get?
    It is connected to the card. The only monitor ports on the PC (for me) is the Graphics Card. When it is turned off and on again, it just goes to sleep. (It's a Samsung Monitor, so it searches for an active input on either DVI or VGA then goes into sleep when it is unsuccessful.)
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       14 Nov 2015 #15

    I'm not sure then. On my monitors, I have to set the monitor for the type of input it is going to receive. It sounds like there is some problem between the card and the monitor. As @Barman58 said, I would check the cable and connections between the card and the Monitors. If you want to check, from the monitor ends, switch the cables and see which one it detects. It seems to me that if the secondary monitor was physically receiving a signal from the card, it wouldn't go to sleep.
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  6. Posts : 138
    Windows 10 Pro - 15063 / 7 Pro
    Thread Starter
       14 Nov 2015 #16

    essenbe said: View Post
    I'm not sure then. On my monitors, I have to set the monitor for the type of input it is going to receive. It sounds like there is some problem between the card and the monitor. As @Barman58 said, I would check the cable and connections between the card and the Monitors. If you want to check, from the monitor ends, switch the cables and see which one it detects. It seems to me that if the secondary monitor was physically receiving a signal from the card, it wouldn't go to sleep.
    I used three different VGA cables and two different HDMI/VGA adapters, and that didn't work. The only monitor I can get to work is my monitor connected with DVI.
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       14 Nov 2015 #17

    I'm really out of ideas. It seems to me, the monitor is not receiving a signal, but I would download the Nvidia drivers from Nvidia (http://www.geforce.com/drivers), uninstall the older drivers and reinstall the new ones, just to make sure. Other than that, I don't have any other ideas.
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  8. Posts : 138
    Windows 10 Pro - 15063 / 7 Pro
    Thread Starter
       14 Nov 2015 #18

    essenbe said: View Post
    I'm really out of ideas. It seems to me, the monitor is not receiving a signal, but I would download the Nvidia drivers from Nvidia (http://www.geforce.com/drivers), uninstall the older drivers and reinstall the new ones, just to make sure. Other than that, I don't have any other ideas.
    How do I go ahead and uninstall the graphics driver?
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  9. Posts : 10,218
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       14 Nov 2015 #19

    Have a look here, this works for Win 10 too

    NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  10. Posts : 9,042
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       14 Nov 2015 #20

    Dude said: View Post
    Have a look here, this works for Win 10 too

    NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Good suggestion. Why didn't I think of that? You won't be able to make the settings in Windows Update, but it should work well. That's the way I always do mine.
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