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Secondary Monitor stopped working

  1. #1

    Secondary Monitor stopped working


    have a 32" HD TV which I use as my Primary Monitor(connected using HDMI) and a Lenova 17" as a Secondary(connected with vga cable). I shut the desktop down, unplugged the 17" to use on another pc.
    When I reconnect the 17" to my main desktop it now does not pick up
    Any Suggestions?

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  2. #2


    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot


    Whenever you disconnect the monitor you will have to reconnectr manually.

    (WIN) P ____ then choose extend to extend to both screens
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  3. #3


    THe problem was it was connected to the wrong graphics card.... Silly mistake
    Thanks for the answer though!!!
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