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dual monitor issues....

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by burn, Apr 9, 2004.

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  1. burn

    burn Thread Starter

    Aug 18, 2003
    ok im running windows xp on a crap emachines... with a crap sg prosavage drr onboard video card.... just out of general curiosity i wanted to try to setup dual monitors... so i found an old ati rage2c 8meg agp card

    i installed the ati and booted the computer

    the computer boots and uses the rage as the default card so i went into the device manager to switch the sg to the default card and noticed that the sg isnt listed in the device manager
    i tried to reinstall the drivers for the sg and they error... with no code or message

    i rebooted and went into the bios and could not find a setting of any kind for the onboard card.... im at a loss...

    and very tired...

    thanks for any help you guys may be able to give
  2. brianF


    Dec 2, 1999
  3. K7M


    Feb 27, 2000
    you might not be able to run any card w/onboard vid. Every motherboard I've ever dealt with will detect the add in card and shut off onboard vid by default.
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