My job is completely virtual. I need dual monitors, with seperate dispays, for the next level in promotions. I have two of them. Yes, they are slightly different in size.
I bought a graphics card; Diamond Stealth S60 RADEON 7000 - 64 MB-PCI dual monitor support. The box say 98, ME, 2000, and XP compatible. I have Vista. The salesman says it will work.
I hooked monitor one up with vga, and monitor 2 with vga on a dvi adaptor. Both turn on, graphics on monitor 1 (the original)are funny looking-like the resolution is off. But they are fine on monitor 2( the slightly smaller one). I connected both to the new card, nothing to the onboard -I get nothing when I used both, just black screens.
I go to right click, personalize, display settings.. there is no #2 there. Just 1?
Both monitors show the same thing. Also, some of my resolution options are gone.

I found a previous post, the replier asked the poster to go to a site, download get a file and post it. It has all of my PC BIOS and graphics, etc.
Mines BIG, it didnt look like what the others had posted. So Im not sure I should post just yet, until asked to do so.
I have Windows Vista, Compaq Presario sr5302FH, I have no clue what I'm doing.
I put the disk in and it said " not compatible. Installation is aborting" and it stopped. I went to their website and wasnt sure if I neeed to download a driver for vista or xp.. or maybe I just don't have a compatible card or computer?

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Last Post by JMartin72

Dual monitors can be tricky. Both adapters need to be compatible with a dual configuration, AND with each other. You could try updating your BIOS, but I would doubt you will find success in that. The best thing to do is to disable the on-board video in the BIOS and install a dual-head graphics adapter, or another Diamond Stealth S60 RADEON 7000 - 64 MB-PCI adapter (assuming you have another open slot).


I got impatient and just bought a new PC with a dual graphics card already built in. Works like a charm! HDMI on one and DVI on the other. Not as cheap but it was just in time. As I was setting it up, I was offered the promotion from work. Perfect timing.
I appreciate your reply though :-) Thank you.

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