I have connected one monitor to my motherboard and one to the video card,the monitor connected to the motherboard wont even switch itself on.

any ideas?

Recommended Answers

A normal behavior for this setup, when an external video output are detected, it will disable the onboard video output, what you need is a video card with dual output, and lucky for you, most do today, even the cheap $30 ATI or nVidia will support twin view.

Jump to Post

All 2 Replies

A normal behavior for this setup, when an external video output are detected, it will disable the onboard video output, what you need is a video card with dual output, and lucky for you, most do today, even the cheap $30 ATI or nVidia will support twin view.

commented: Great advice +11

A normal behavior for this setup, when an external video output are detected, it will disable the onboard video output, what you need is a video card with dual output, and lucky for you, most do today, even the cheap $30 ATI or nVidia will support twin view.

i have a video card that has both vga and dvi, i will just swap them.

Thank you

Be a part of the DaniWeb community

We're a friendly, industry-focused community of 1.20 million developers, IT pros, digital marketers, and technology enthusiasts learning and sharing knowledge.