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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎12-25-2011
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Dual monitor setup from laptop

I have a Samsung QX410 laptop with Windows 7, 64 bit OS, NVIDIA GeForce 310M,  Intel i5 CPU w/ 4 gigs of RAM and want to run dual monitors from it.


I purchased a HP 2511x monitor (from Santa) and connected with HDMI cables. I also checked for updated drivers. The other smaller laptop is connected using VGA cables. 


When I plug both monitors into the laptop the 2511x goes dark and indicates "Monitor is going to sleep".


When I go to Control Panel / Hardware and Sound / Display / Change Display Settings it displays as two monitors, one of which is the laptop.


Can you help me set up so I can use two external monitors with my laptop?


Thanks in advance and Happy Holidays.



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Honor Student
Posts: 2
Member Since: ‎12-25-2011
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Re: Dual monitor setup from laptop

Please disregard question. Just found out the Samsung QX410 does not support dual monitors. Bummer for me. Smiley Sad

Top Student
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Member Since: ‎05-24-2013
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Re: Dual monitor setup from laptop

Will HP 630 laptop with Win 7 support dual monitor?

Distinguished Professor
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Member Since: ‎02-19-2013
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Re: Dual monitor setup from laptop

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Hello r_g_krishna,


You want to know about dual monitor setup.


Most of the systems support dual monitor setup.


Here is link that will help you set up the monitors.


Let me know how everything goes.

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