1. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    VGA not working


    Hello, i have a custom built PC
    and an LG monitor plugged in already for a while with HDMI.
    Now i got a second monitor (Dell) with VGA cable but Windows 10 says it can't detect the second monitor

    What now?

    Thanks in advance
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2

    What is the model of the graphics card?
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  3. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    its an MSI GeForce GTX 970 4G
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  4. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    its NVDIA btw.
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  5. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,974
    Windows 10 IoT
       2 Weeks Ago #5

    Is it connected via an DVI to VGA adapter?
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  6. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 1,339
    Win 10 14393.51
       2 Weeks Ago #6

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    Is it connected via an DVI to VGA adapter?
    I think you're on the right track.

    I looked at the specs for an MSI GTX 970. It has no VGA connector. It has two DVI ports. One is DVI-I, the other is DVI-D.

    If a DVI to VGA adapter is used, it must be plugged into the DVI-I port. (The DVI-D one does not give an analog signal.)
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,974
    Windows 10 IoT
       2 Weeks Ago #7

    bobkn said: View Post
    I think you're on the right track.

    I looked at the specs for an MSI GTX 970. It has no VGA connector. It has two DVI ports. One is DVI-I, the other is DVI-D.

    If a DVI to VGA adapter is used, it must be plugged into the DVI-I port. (The DVI-D one does not give an analog signal.)
    Exactly, why I asked that question.
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  8.    2 Weeks Ago #8

    Does the Dell not have modern connectors? I am confused why you'd want to use VGA these days.

    What is the make and model of the monitor?
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