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HP Spectre x360 Convertible
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I would like to connect my HP laptop to dual monitors.  I have the following ports:

 

On HP Spectre x360:

1 HDMI port

1 Mini DisplayPort

3 USD 3.0 ports

 

On each HP 21kd monitor:

1 VGA port

1 DVI-D port

 

My question is: what is the cleanest, fastest/recommended way to hook up to both?  I have a number of options--for instance, MiniDisplay to VGA, HDMI to VGA, MiniDisplay to DVI, etc.

 

I am not concerned about whether audio is transmitted or not.  Ideally, I would like to keep as many USB ports open as possible.

 

Thanks,

Brad

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Hi @brad_1124,

 

Thank you for showing your interest in HP Support Forums. It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. For you to have the best experience on the HP forum, you could also visit our HP Forums Guide for the First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.

 

I understand you want to connect your HP Spectre to more than one Monitor. Don't worry I'll try my best to help you with this,

 

HDMI to HDMI is good but on the monitor, it does not have this port.

 

So you could try HDMI to DVI or VGA, which should help.

 

However, I have a found a wonderful document, which you can go through and see if this helps. click here

 

I hope this should work. Let me know if you need any further assistance. I'll be more than happy to help.

 

Let me know if those steps worked for you.

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Thanks.  I ended up using one Mini DisplayPort to DVI-D adapter and one HDMI to DVI-D adapter and this is working well with extended displays.

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Hi @brad_1124,

 

Thank you for the update,

I appreciate your time and efforts,

 

I'm glad you found the solution you were looking for.

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I need help with my 21kd moniter, i have my dvi cord connected to my desktop and the desktop and moniter are both powered on. But the moniter says that dvi is inactive.
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 Hi! @CyrBraden907,  Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!

 

I understand when you connect your monitor you are getting error DVI is inactive on your PC.

 

Don't worry I'll try to help you out.

 

Did you make any software or hardware changes on your PC?

 

Are you using any adapter or connector to connect to your monitor to PC?

 

Have you tried checking with a different DVI cable?

 

Make sure the video cables are securely connected to your PC.

 

If you are using an adapter try checking with an alternate adapter.

 

Also, try checking with a different monitor.

 

Refer this article to further troubleshoot No Signal issues with the monitor.

 

 

 

Hope to hear from your soon!

Have a great day! :-)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for replying, and i have tried 2 different dvi cables, and havnt made any software changes. There are also no adapters connected. I am going to buy a new dvi cable and see if that works. Thanks
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@CyrBraden907, Thanks for your quick response and time.

 

I appreciate your efforts for trying out the steps.

 

Please provide the product number of your laptop to assist you better.

 

As you mentioned the issue still persists after trying out the steps.

 

Uninstall the video drivers from device manager on your PC.

 

Try running updating the drivers using HP support assistant and check if hp helps.

 

Refer this article to know more information about using HP support assistant.

 

 

I'll watch your reply!

Take Care! :)

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