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My monitor only has DVI ports, and my laptop only has VGA and HDMI ports

Is there any way I can connect my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI ports to a DVI-only monitor? Edit: The model is HP LP2065
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1answer
23 views

HDMI to DVI Monitor Input Lag

I have a monitor (not an HDTV) that has two different types of input ports: VGA, and HDMI. No DVI. My GPU has two DVI ports and one HDMI port. I use the computer primarily for gaming, although only ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Using DVI instead of VGA: increase computer monitor resolution?

This is for a computer screen. Both my video card and computer screen have DVI ports on them but I'm using VGA. I'm wondering if there would be a difference if I switched from VGA to DVI. My current ...
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2answers
26 views

Multi monitor with separate outputs? [closed]

My graphics card (HD 6570) only has one DVI, HDMI, and VGA port. The DVI port already houses a monitor, and I have a spare VGA monitor that I would like to use in a multi monitor setup, but I'm not ...
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1answer
55 views

Monitor(DVI-D) but my laptop only has VGA and HDMI port

I am trying to use my new monitor with my laptop(Asus g75v) and my monitor is http://www.asus.com/ca-en/Monitors_Projectors/VG248QE/ the high refresh rate of which only works through the DPI-D port. ...
1
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1answer
91 views

Radeon 7700 - 2nd DVI port disabled

I have 2 monitors, both with VGA ports only (LG Flatron W2242S). I want to use both of these monitors with my AMD Radeon 7700 graphics card. However, the second port refuses to work. The cables ...
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1answer
43 views

My new graphics card is not working

recently I've bought a new Radeon HD 6570 video card from ebay, I put it in my pc, and it has worked for a month. Then all of a sudden one day my monitor shut down and my fans went to full RPM, and I ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Do I need a special videocard to use DVI-I to Dual VGA Female Connectors?

Do I need a special video card to use a DVI-I to Dual VGA splitter, or will it work on pretty much anything 1GB and over?
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0answers
23 views

I'm not sure about my motherboard

So i have the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P and I have a video card that has VGA, HDMI, and DVI-I, but I can't use the HDMI (due to monitor limitations). My monitor supports DVI and VGA, but I'm currently ...
1
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1answer
122 views

Multiple Monitors connecting technique

I have AMD radeon 7470 graphics card with 1 dvi port and 1 displayport 1.2 I want to connect three monitors to my system. I don't get displayport to multi-port hub here. So I was thinking is it ...
0
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0answers
51 views

Are Pins C1, C2, C3 And C5 Needed On A DVI-I To VGA Adapter?

I just received a DVI-I duel link to VGA adapter But my board does not have a DVI-I connector it has a DVI-D Connector. Do I need the extra C1, C2, C3 and C4 pins?
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2answers
53 views

How to connect 2013 Macbook to external Monitor?

It looks like they dropped mini displayport for hdmi but I unfortunately have a monitor that only accepts VGA or DVI. Can I output to VGA or DVI via USB or thunderbolt? ...
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1answer
36 views

VGA to DVI not being displayed at all

I have a desktop computer with a VGA output. Connected to this I have a male VGA to female DVI converter. Connected to this I have a DVI cable connected to my monitor. The monitor is not displaying ...
0
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0answers
63 views

DVI port not working with HDMI adapter

I have an Optoma EW628 projector which has a DVI-I and VGA inputs. I use a HDMI female to DVI male adapter to connect my VAIO/ATV3 to the projector. Everything was working fine until a few weeks ago ...
0
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1answer
649 views

Connect LCD to TVBOX to set top box to play HDTV

Hi I have a really old LCD monitor that supports only VGA or DVI-D. I want to use it to play HDTV so I bought a set top box, which supports outputs 1. Composite 2. Component YPbPr 3. HDMI. Because ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How can i make dual monitors with VGA and DVI-D ports?

I have a Gigabyte GV-N640OC-2GI graphics card with 2 monitors: An older Asus LCD with VGA port only. This works fine, plugged into the graphics card VGA slot. A Dell 1801FP monitor with a DVI-D ...
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0answers
220 views

Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Is there an analog usecase of DMS/VGA/DVI for DP/HDMI? [duplicate]

At my workplace we use DMS-59 to VGA to serve two monitors with one output. I never heard DMS (dual monitor sotlution) before. Is there a way to use one DP or HDMI port to control two displays? E.g. ...
0
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3answers
153 views

Could a graphics card port fault result in brightness/contrast differences?

I'll try explain this as best I can, I'm fairly stumped as to how this issue could be caused. I have an XFX Radeon 5850 that has four outputs. Two of these are DVI, one is HDMI, one is display port. ...
0
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2answers
64 views

Should I use VGA from the video card or DVI from the motherboard?

I have a VGA and HDMI output on the video card and DVI and VGA on the motherboard. I read that DVI is better than VGA but if it's not coming out of the video card what will be the effect of using it ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

DVI-D to VGA adapter

I know that DVI-D is digital only and can not be transformed to VGA with passive adapter. I want to know where this adapters are used? Or is it just a marketing trick? Example of this adapter here: ...
0
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1answer
87 views

Second Monitor not recognized

I just got a new PC with MSI motherboard not sure of the model no. It also has an AMD Radeon HD 7700 Graphics card with windows 7 installed on it. The graphics card comse with two ports. 1 RGB, and 1 ...
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2answers
656 views

Dual monitor with two DVI to VGA adapters

I've got a client who has a graphics card with two DVI outputs. He bought two brand new VGA screen yesterday, so I tried fitting them using two DVI to VGA adapters, one for each screen, but it ...
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1answer
83 views

what displays (among VGA, HDMI, DVI) can a device with a micro HDMI port connect to?

If my device (phone or tablet) had a micro HDMI port, then which of the following can I connect it to (using cables and adapters)? A monitor with a VGA port A monitor with a DVI port A monitor with ...
0
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2answers
252 views

wanting to extend my desktop flatscreen to my laptop screen but have questions

Following the question and answer session regarding PC having dvi monitor output and ? also HDMI output but wanting to use another monitor which uses VGA and how to do.. I am looking for something ...
0
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1answer
779 views

Connecting and Apple cinema monitor to a laptop via VGA or HDMI - Possible?

I asked this over as askdifferent, but I thought I'd try here as well. At my work, a nice big 30" Apple Cinema monitor has just become available. I would really like to use it, but I only have a ...
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1answer
114 views

Dual computer one monitor vga/dvi

I have a HP desktop and an Acer laptop. The laptop can do VGA or DVI and the desktop can only do VGA. The hp monitor has HDMI, VGA,and DVI support all on different ports on the back. I have the ...
0
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0answers
199 views

Monitor is recognized as Generic Non-PNP via DVI but not via VGA, have tested DVI cable

The graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX-260, 2 DVI ports One monitor is a 19" GNR, TS902W Other is a TV, 32LG3000 Connecting the monitor via DVI on either port on the graphics card and it will not be ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Query type of video card connections (HDMI/VGA/DVI/ETC)

I need to find a way to query types of video connections available on a large list of machines. I wasn't able to find a property within the following WMI classes: Win32_VideoController ...
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1answer
222 views

HD 7870 won't support more then one monitor

It appears as though my videocard won't support one then one monitor at a time. I've tried switching cables but basically if one goes out the other one comes on and the other one is disabled....Does ...
0
votes
0answers
139 views

HDMI Cable not detected when monitor plugged in to PC

I have just bought a Acer Aspire XC100 desktop and I was advised it was dual monitor compatible. My first monitor was plugged in via the DVI port and because the desktop could support HDMI, I plugged ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

can video adapters output digital video through their VGA output?

Some video adapters have both DVI and VGA outputs. For a two screen configuration I could attach a VGA to DVI adapter to the VGA output, and have both screens attached with a DVI cable. Would the ...
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votes
1answer
433 views

Multiple monitors using Docking Station

I want to buy a laptop that has both HDMI and VGA. Since I can't connect two external monitors at the same time (to have 3 displays in total), I'm thinking about buying a docking station (this one or ...
1
vote
1answer
595 views

DVI-D (Dual Link) to VGA Adapter

I have just both a DVI-D (Male) to VGA (Female) Adapter so I use dual monitors when using my computer. I have an ECS H61H2-M2 Motherboard with an I3-2120 CPU with no graphics card installed (out of ...
1
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1answer
94 views

Triple Head 2 Go Digital Se

I am trying to connect my TripleHead2Go Digital SE, to 3 VGA monitors, It is unclear if they are incompatible since I had to get VGA to DVI converters. I am not sure if it just doesn't work with VGA ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
0
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0answers
221 views

DVI-VGA issue wih new nvidia drivers after electiricity down

i am using an old laptop (clevo with nvidia go 7950 GTX), Acer monitor(DVI), windows7(32-bit) I was using forceware 2xx drivers before electiricty gone, after electiricty came monitor was not ...
0
votes
1answer
925 views

Connecting multiple monitors to single display port

I just purchased Lenovo Thinkpad S430 i have two external ports: 1x Mini HDMI 1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) GPU: Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia 620M Optimus GPU. I purchased this notebook soley for ...
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1answer
62 views

Connect two monitrors to one computer

Specifics: HP Pavilion Elite HPE-350t CTO Desktop PC Windows 8 Pro Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Processor 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics ...
1
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0answers
76 views

DVI works on boot but doesn't work after boot

I have a dual monitor system with a Nvidia 9400GT (1 vga, 1 DVI) and today it show up an issue. When I boot up the computer, everything is fine, the motherboard logo appears, the boot menu appears ...
1
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2answers
574 views

HDMI-out to VGA-in via DVI?

I have an HP ultrabook which does not have a VGA-out port. I would like to connect it to a VGA only projector Will a hdmi to dvi converter like ...
1
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1answer
360 views

Using a KVM switch for video games?

My primary computer is an iMac. I plan on getting a PC and a new monitor so I can use a KVM switch to share the keyboard, mouse, and monitor between the two computers. The new PC will be used solely ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I get my dual monitors to work in Windows 7, after no online solutions work?

I will start by saying this is the first time I have tried to perform this particular task, however, I am an IT professional, and I do know my way around a computer. The problem is I can't "extend" ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Why does vga and dvi have screws when most other connectors do not?

I know that a question like this exists, but the answer is not what I was looking for. Do vga/dvi have screws because they are not hotpluggable? Why would they not be hotpluggable (surge issues?) ...
0
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1answer
72 views

New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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0answers
99 views

How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Does DVI to VGA monitor connection have the better display quality

I have a motherboard with a DVI port and a monitor with a VGA port. I am currently using VGA to VGA cable. If I change to DVI do I need a monitor with a DVI port or will the DVI to VGA cable work ...
0
votes
1answer
204 views

Dual monitors on nVidia GeForce 9600 GT

I have an nVidia GeForce 9600GT*, which has (only) two DVI connectors. I have one connected to a 22" LCD panel and the other empty. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I have a second LCD panel, ...
0
votes
0answers
247 views

Geforce 8400 gs not recognizing dvi

I have XP SP3 with a GeForce 8400gs and it has a DVI and VGA port on the back. I have one monitor plugged into the VGA and another monitor plugged in DVI via DVI to VGA adapter. Either monitor works ...