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Dual Monitor with a VGA splitter using NVIDIA GeForce 6800

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by izzy7505, Oct 26, 2008.

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  1. izzy7505

    izzy7505 Thread Starter

    Oct 26, 2008
    I was told by dell that I only need a splitter to set up dual monitor, and I am not sure if they only intended to use cloning, and not acess to both monitors. Under-Display Properties--Settings--only the default monitor is shown. It does not reister a second moitor? Can anyone help please?
  2. leroys1000

    leroys1000 Banned

    Aug 15, 2007
    A splitter will only clone the monitors and will probably only register the first.
    Your 6800 should have dual outputs.
    Depending on the connectors and the monitor,you may need a DVI to VGA
    adapter to connect to the second output.
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