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Dual monitors on a Dell Inspiron E1505

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  • Dell Inspiron
  • Dual Monitors
  • Connection
  • Laptop Screen
  • Laptops
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July 27, 2011 4:58:27 PM

Hello,

How do I connect 2 monitors to my laptop and not use the laptop screen at all?

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a b D Laptop
July 27, 2011 5:10:28 PM

Connecting 1 monitor and using your laptop screen for the 2nd monitor is fairly trivial: just plug the monitor in, and set your display option to Extended Desktop.

To plug 2 monitors in is... difficult. If you have 2 video outputs (1 VGA + 1 HDMI or something similar) then yeah, it's doable, but otherwise, you may have to resort to something like this:
http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/dh2go/
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July 28, 2011 1:56:00 AM

What if I have a USB 2.0 to Video adapter?
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a b D Laptop
July 28, 2011 2:22:58 AM

Actually, yeah, that'll probably work as well.
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