Notebook Dual Monitor set up problems. RRS feed

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  • Hi there,

    having searched the internet for many months, I thought I better give this place ago…

    I'm having a bit of problem with my set up. I'm running a dual monitor system using my notebooks display and standard VGA monitor. It all works great, until I close my laptops lid. The display on my secondary monitor now switches to the primary and I lose what I was doing on the secondary (like watching a film on media player). When I re-open the lid, the system hangs for a few seconds and then displays my primary desktop on both monitors. This, as you could imagine is very annoying.

    I have a similar set up using a XP based notebook, when I close the lid, the secondary display stays how it should do. I open the lid and with no "flickering" or system hanging, the primary monitor lights up exactly how it was.

    So, is there away of configuring exactly what happens when I close the lid of my vista based notebook?

    Thank you for your time.

    (Sorry if this is in the wrong forum)
    Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:39 PM


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