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I have an old desktop monitor which is not used now. How can I setup dual monitor with my Laptop?

My laptop specification:

  • LG R700 17'
  • OS : Windows 7 RC
  • Graphic : GeForce 8600M GS
  • VGA analog (no DVI port)
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All you should need to do is plug it in. Windows should ask you if you want to mirror the desktop or extend the desktop. Select extend the desktop.

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just plugged it in. nothing happens :( – pistaloper Oct 26 '09 at 7:26
it works! thanks – pistaloper Oct 26 '09 at 7:31
If it does nothing, you can still try to trigger that dialog manually by pressing Windows+P. – Joey Oct 26 '09 at 8:34

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