Windows 10: Dual Screen Problems, Windows 10


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    Windows 10 64 Bit
       22 Aug 2016 #1

    Dual Screen Problems, Windows 10


    I have recently encounter this problem , my system just won't detect my second monitor after I have reformatted it. I have researched about it and tried many methods of solving it but it just wont work. during the start up my second monitor will show the BIOS and when I reach the log in page it will just go off and no matter what I do it still won't detect it. I have updated my graphic card ( GTX 980 ) to the newest version (372.54). I have confirm that both monitors, graphic card and the graphic card's port are all working fine.

    Please advise.
    Help Appreciated
    Thanks in Advance
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  2.    31 Aug 2016 #2

    hows your connections? what does it say when you check the display properties? might be an resolution or Hz issue behind it, but as I have no idea what your cablings are, it goes to a guessing game. and guessing game aint good for helping
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  3.    01 Sep 2016 #3

    Are you set to "Extend"? Windows Logo key + P > Extend. Is the second monitor shown in Settings > System > Display?
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    Windows 10 64 Bit
    Thread Starter
       05 Sep 2016 #4

    I have tried everything, checking the driver(updated), display properties, and changing the Hz. I have attached the device manager pic for my display and my monitor is still connected to the cpu(always).

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  5.    07 Sep 2016 #5

    you didnt happen to plug your other monitor with HDMI-to-DP -method? as in HDMI out from gtx -> DP in on monitor?

    if so, that wont work. only DP-to-HDMI works, not the other way around
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  6.    12 Sep 2016 #6

    Another thing, instead of looking at the windows configuration, have you looked at the NVIDIA setup, through the NVIDIA Control Panel? That also has a "Setup Multiple Displays" that may well work if Windows is having a fit. It also has a "My display is not shown" option for troublesome situations.
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