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Dual monitor problems

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tom8675, Mar 27, 2008.

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  1. tom8675

    tom8675 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I have an Nvidia video card i think it is the 6800 but not certain. It has a DVI and VGA output. I have 1 17" monitor which is my main one. I wanted to set another one up for elsewhere. It is a 15" monitor and is LCD (like the other one, they are in fact the smae make).
    However, when i plug the 15" one in, I get a picture but there is a white box with red writing moving around the screen saying "Input not supported".
    I am confused as to why this is happening when the picture on the screen is there. It is not perfectly focus (although close) so I guess it is something to do with a clash of resolutions.
    Is there anything I could do about his or a resolution I could set that would work with both?
    Thank you,
    Jonathan Aspital
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    You need to configure (under display options on the PC) the refresh rate and resolution to match the rate the LCD has. For a 15" it will be 1024 x 768 at 60 Hz refresh in most cases.
     
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