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Verry confusing dual monitor problem

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
February 27, 2010 6:48:31 PM

ok hang on!.. this is gonne be really confusing.. so i really hope someone can fix it.. or atleast me an answer why it doesnt work :( 

ok so i got 2 monitors.. both are VGA..
i got 2 inputs into my video card.. DVI and VGA.. bought an adapter and both monitors work on DVI and VGA.. so thats not the problem!

i turn of my computer.. plug in both.. turn it on..
the vga monitor works.. i go to properties>setting and turn on the other monitor.. click aply ofc :) 
nothing happens.. the DVI monitor doesnt go on.. tried some resolution problem etc.. turn on stretching..
go into nvidia control panel.. change some settings there.. nothing..
bassicly i did everything

ok but heres the weird part!

when i turn of computer.. and only connect the VDI or DVI.. i think its DVI :) .. the monitor works..
i already said that xD.. BUT.. when i connect the VGA monitor..

here it comes ^^

windows doesnt see it in properties.. BUT when i go nvidia control panel.. theres one option
i enable that.. AND IT WORKS!...

but its the only option.. theres no dual view or stretch or anything..

its really confusing me O.O

when i connect both and turn it on.. windows sees both.. all the options are there.. but the second monitor never goes on.. no matter what i do...

could it be theres some interference?

i cleaned my disk today.. and installed a fresh new XP..
my videcard is : nvidia geforce 8600 gs

ask me any question if your confused!.. i really want this sorted.. or atleast get an asnwer why this is happening :( 

thanks in advance!
February 27, 2010 8:22:12 PM

yeh.. confusing isnt?

take a risk or wild wild quess and just answer this thread ><
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February 27, 2010 8:23:07 PM

Have you tried reinstalling the Nvidia drivers with both monitors plugged in?
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February 27, 2010 8:48:27 PM

uninstalled the drivers.. rebooted..
made my computer all laggy again ^^
reinstalled.. didnt work :( 

any other quesses? xD

im about to give up.. just to frustating
February 28, 2010 1:24:45 AM

ok so i finnaly found the answer.. O.O
the problem was.. the drivers i was using.. were to new.. and it didnt work..
i found a solution on page 21 on google (wth) to switch drivers to an earlier version
and it all works now..

thats just weird imo