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Windows updated 8.1 and now 2nd monitor won't work.

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    Windows updated 8.1 and now 2nd monitor won't work.


    Or display and the settings are not changing for me. Rebooted the computer 3x and also the 2nd monitor 4x and nothing changes. This is a VGA monitor hook up.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Are you using video card drivers from MS or it's manufacturer ? If it's MS's driver it may be updated to wrong one.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows updated 8.1 and now 2nd monitor won't work.
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