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Jeff_in_GA
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Dual monitors not working

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HP ENVY desktop TE01-0034
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I bought the HP ENVY desktop TE01-0034 (Windows 10, 64 bit) and can't get dual monitors to work. It has one HDMI and one VGA. HDMI work but for the VGA i bought a VGA TO HDMI Cord.  The monitor connected to the VGA port is not showing "no input signal", however, my HDMI monitor is not recognized as the primary -- any apps are not displaying (but show on the task bar).  When I 

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The problem was that the cable which I purchased was HDMI to VGA (i.e., it assumed HDMI out on my PC).   I acquired an VGA to HDMI adapter which worked.  VGA to HDMI requires an adapter which converts the analog signal (coming from the PC VGA port) to digital for the monitor (actually a TV).

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Well generally the cables that convert signal are not the best solution. I suggest to try a simple cable vga to vga and check what happens. If you are not able to use vga to vga cable try a better quality hdmi to vga. Are the monitors with the same resolution ?

Are the same inch dimensions?

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I will check it out.

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The problem was that the cable which I purchased was HDMI to VGA (i.e., it assumed HDMI out on my PC).   I acquired an VGA to HDMI adapter which worked.  VGA to HDMI requires an adapter which converts the analog signal (coming from the PC VGA port) to digital for the monitor (actually a TV).

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