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Dell Hybrid PC to HD TV Screen.

Dell Hybrid PC to HD TV Screen.

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I have a PC running Windows 7. It has a PCI graphics card with both a VGA port and a HDMI port.

When I switch the PC on if both cables are plugged in I see no screen activity, if I subsequently try either cable the PC doesn't appear to have successfully booted although it is on.

The only was I can get the HD I want is via the following procedure:

1. Connect VGA only
2. Boot up & login.
3. Plug in HDMI cable
4. Unplug VGA Cable.

I've tried the above in varying order etc, this is the best result but I obviously don't want to keep hot swapping the cables. Plus the PC will be in a slightly awkward spot to reach once running how I want it.

RE: Dell Hybrid PC to HD TV Screen.

It sounds like you need to run the mutiple display wizard either from windows or from your video card configuration software. That way you can set your two displays up in "clone" mode and they can both work at the same time.

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