Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

DVI monitor recognised but not working. Is it the card?


  • Please log in to reply

#1
YourDirector

YourDirector

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
Hey everyone,

I've just built a new computer and fitted it with a lovely Nvidia Palit Geforce GTX 450 video card (ebuyer page).
It sports two DVI ports, 1x HDMI and a VGA. I've got my main monitor plugged into the VGA for now but when I plug any monitor into either of the DVI ports, although it registers on the computer that the second screen is there, the monitor displays nothing. Any ideas why this could be?

Thanks

Josh
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Neil Jones

Neil Jones

    Member 5k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,476 posts
You may have to toggle the input source on the monitor. Not all of them will automatically input from a DVI input. They should, but they don't always do it.
  • 0

#3
Digerati

Digerati

    Grumpy Ol' MSgt (Ret.)

  • Retired Staff
  • 3,997 posts
  • MVP
While not free, there is no better multi-monitor utility than UltraMon.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP