Desktop HP Pavilion 550-A17C: two monitors with desktop HP Pavilion 550-A17C? (Graphics, AMD Radeon R5)
Hello. My computer is a HP Pavilion Desktop 550 - A17C with AMD Radeon R5 (integrated) graphics card. Can he take charge of two monitors? I did everything I can think of, including searching the Internet for a number of hours for solutions. For the life of me I can't get the computer to detect the second monitor, when I have two connected monitors.
I connect the main monitor with a VGA cable and the second with a DVI cable. The computer only has a VGA connector and a DVI connector. There is no HDMI port (serioulsly and I bought this computer as three months previously, as a refurb...) (Lol).
What I want to do, is extend the display. My hardware is unable to conduct two screens? A USB video adapter solve the problem?
@AFL2016, welcome to the forum.
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I bought a laptop 'HP Pavilion 15-p259ng"without windows. I installed Windows 7
64 bit on it. Then I istalled the downloaded "sp69351.exe" AMD graphics driver
on the HP support site. Since then, the video card AMD Radeon R7 M260 is
reports "driver arrested because the error has occurred (code 43)" on an ongoing basis.
I tried to also update the other GPU (AMD Radeon R6 integrated on the main processor)
with the same driver. This GPU is called "standard VGA video card" in the device
Manager and there initially a Microsoft driver mounted, but the update was
not possible, because on triing update by setting the path of the new
driver (inluding subfolders) in the option "Update driver" in the Device Manager
He sent the message "driver is up to date" and didn t accept the update
(curiously, because used the Microsoft driver date is much older
(06.21.2006) that of the AMD driver I tried to install (06.05.2014).
Well that to uninstall the old Microsoft driver is possible, the problem with him
Is that uninstalling requires a reboot and restart the older driver will be
be installed again automatically without asking the user for confirmation.
So I get back to my starting point.
Besides that I see a PCI device without driver in the group "Other devices" in the
Device Manager.I do not know if it can be related to the problem, but I
do not either know where I could get the suitable driver for it.
The hardware ID if it is the following:
PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5229 & SUBSYS_2263103C & REV_01
Anyone have an idea how the driver for the Radeon R6 onchip could be updated or
any other idea to solve the problem?
Thank you very much
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
OK, I understand you are trying to install drivers for your graphics card and integrated to your cpu.
Actually you don't need to install separate drivers. It is covered by the main driver for your graphic card, when there are two an integrated and discrete gpu.
As the error 43 - see this page: expand Code 43: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems
Given that you have tried many times you may need to remove the two drivers and restart the system and allow the operating system to find the graphics integrated, before you install the driver for the device of AMD.
All the different drivers for this laptop which was custom HP can be found here:
I want to set up two monitors with my HP Slimline. Is this possible? I know I have to change the graphics card to accommodate two cords.
NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
LG E2360V LED monitor
You have options:
1. install a video card that supports two monitors. -> the best performance option
3. use a USB attachable monitor such as this AOC 16 "monitor.
Look here in HP Partsurfer for video cards that are used in the new Slimline models with a 220 Watt power supply. These cards have been made specifically for the HP Slimline PC with a 220 watt power supply.
I use light customer T5565 for access to the server terminal server. I use image Thinpro T6X43202 Rev 1 (June 6, 2013). When we connect with two monitors Office spans both screens, as if it were a single monitor. It is a big problem because staff can maximize windows without that it spans both screens. Is there a fix out there for this. When I connect with two monitors with a computer dekstop both monitors are working fine. I read forums where people run linux commands to install Freerdp to work around this problem, but I can already see the FreeRDP on the thin client. I want to get a standardized solution to do this, not a single solution not supported. If anyone can help? Thank you!
It is a forum for users of peer-to-peer supported for class for the HP consumer products. HP maintains no official presence in this forum. It is unlikely that HP will respond in an official capacity. Response of an employee of HP represents his own opinion and not that of HP.
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Is it possible to use two monitors with my x 200? I use a docking station that has 1 VGA out. When I plug a second monitor into the VGA output on the laptop, the screen adjusts a car but remains empty.
Any help appreciated
There is also a displayport on the ban, so you can use a dvi DisplayPort converter / for the second monitor.
Have a medium apple 2012 pro tour with ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB graphics card. OS10.11.3 do - what I have to do to add another monitor. Using Quicken, I am frustrated by credit cards, bank accounts and source viewing .pages documents.
MAc 577 has two mini didsplayport and a dual link DVI output = element. Just connect two monitors to the card.
The foregoing applies to other OS x versions too
I'm considering buying a Qosmio X 505 - Q890, but it must support two monitors.
Is this possible with this machine? I guess if it's possible, it should be an HDMI and a VGA.
As far as I know that there is no support for dual monitors. You can only use a port. Connected TV/monitor will be detected automatically.
What you can also do is visit Toshiba US page under http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_modSel.jsp for assistance
You will find info on this model of mobile al. Also download s manual and check what is described here.
My current setup:
- ThinkPad x 230
- Docking station series 3 ban
- EVGA UV Plus + 39 vga box to allow setting up dual monitor
I have the following problem, I don't know if they are related:
- When I close the lid on my laptop, it stops. I expect it would display Desktop on my two monitors.
If I'm away from my computer, my screen become white.
- I tried pressing the keys on my keyboard to wake up my system [does not]
- I tried to open the lid: computer laptop screen is blank
- So I have to shut down my computer, open the cover of the screen, and then close the lid and they press the button on my docking station to display Desktop to my two monitors?
Do you know what causes this problem?
Moderator edit: matched subject to content.
1. disable stop option for "lid closed" settings within the app Lenovo Power Manager (Group of event parameters).
2 could you be more clear. Please? Your laptop is going to sleep several minutes later (5? 15? same?) we let him? And you can not wake him normally?
I have two monitors, I try to set up 2 different screens?
Thank you for writing to Microsoft Communities. I understand that you try to configure both monitors.
Please go ahead and follow the steps mentioned below and later a update on the State of the question.
Move windows between multiple monitors: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Move-windows-between-multiple-monitors
Work and play better with multiple monitors: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/work-and-play-better-with-multiple-monitors
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You can use multiple monitors View 4 with PCoIP, when it is running on the virtual machines that are on ESX 3.5 (vCenter 4 If) with virtual machines that are running on the virtual machine hardware 4? We have an environment where we cannot get two monitors to work (installation is correct in the options view pool, VMX file and video memory), although it works 'out of the box' elsewhere. the main difference is the ESX (and hardware VM) versions. Any thoughts?
Maybe this post will help, http://www.thatsmyview.net/2009/12/18/how-to-get-pcoip-with-view-4-to-work-every-time/. Are there problems with PCOIP display outside both monitors?
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I use VM Fusion (4) for Mac and Win 7 OS. I would like to have the same office on my two monitors. How to do this. It's very disconcerting to open two offices at the same time. Thanks for responding.
Do you mean spend your Win 7 full screen, and to what extent the Win 7 the second monitor, if yes, go view-> use title bar all displays in mode full-screen.
Hello Forum team
Laptop model above has the following following problem and upgrade to windows Home 10, 64-bit:
(1) graphics card works full spin, with fan on. This is the latest driver updated in Device Manager, also assistant to hp for windows 10 not found no other updates for this laptop, including the BIOS. Memory and cpu running and a hard drive at least 50%. Application in the startup Task Manager are reduced to the minimum application. The graphics card is AMD radeon hd4200.
I spoke with my technician, he says, this hp laptop graphics card are not removable motherboard, is this true?
If it is removable, where can I get a model of graphics card radeon compatible with this model, with at least 1 gigabyte of memory?
(2) I'm not too familiar with the laptop repair, but I found this video online showing repair on this subject:
the first link:
the second link is upgrading the bios, but hp assistant discovered that I had the last being:
Uncertain about the nature of the problem, but if you have used an older driver that could help?
Something like that
The downloaded drivers AMD and its GOLDEN!
-To install all components of the pilot normally (Catalyst Control Center etc.)
-> Graphics driver itself not - you need to install manually by using the Device Manager!
-Open Device Manager (right click on the start icon in the left corner), go to "graphics card".
-Right-click on the map and select 'Update driver... '. "in the context menu (first entry)
-Click 'Find a driver on the computer' (2nd entry)
-Click on "Select driver from list.
-Click on the "Device" button... "in the right corner
-Select the driver file (* .inf) in the folder extracted from ATI. In my case, it was C:\AMD\Support\13-1-legacy_vista_win7_win8_64_dd_ccc\Packages\Drivers\Display\W86A_INF.
There are a few different files, it seems that the dialog box choose the right when you simple select one of them... TRY FIRST! Otherwise, you might try reading the .inf files (they are just plain text files - maybe you will find your chipset in there...)
-Click OK, the dialogue will now see one or two entries that should bear the name of your graphics card - select one of them
-Click next - the screen will go black and flicker, you will hear the sounds of connection/disconnection of the device several times. Do not worry, everything works as expected!
-The driver must now be ready - reboot your system and you should now be able to control your graphics settings using the Catalyst Control Center.
I would like to draw your kind attension to this serious problem, which I do face with AMD Mobility Radeon HD7670 driver for windows 8.1
I use Hp pavilion 2305tx g6 that has double graphics. I bought it 6 months ago and it cost about 60 grand in Bangladesh.
I was using Windows 7 and everything was fine. I could play every game I want, but after upgrade to 8.1 window, I am facing this switchable graphics problem. Device manager shows that driver was installed correctly but when I go to high performance for any game, it (game) is not responding but game can start without any problem in IE graphics Intel HD 4000 I cannot use my dedicated graphics card which I bought this laptop!
Here too, no driver to blueooth. Specifically the driver Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth. I found the driver for this hardware, but not suitable for windows 8.1. Okey BT is not a big problem, but what about the graphics driver? What is Hp? sleep? Where the drivers updated for Windows 8.1? How long I have to wait? As I brought it BDT 60 grand I have right to ask for updated driver and I want to that they as soon as POSSIBLE.
Again, I chart AMD Radeon HD 7670 in my laptop and driver is correctly installed, but every time I spend my graphics to high performance I cann't play any game. It's because I'm not have good drivers for Windows 64-bit os 8.1.
I've been looking for this driver for months, but I don't get a updated driver for AMD mobility radeon 7670.
Please, I beg you! publish drivers for windows 8.1 updated 64-bit os.
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The problem is resolved. It took 6 months but in the end I finally thought to her
Follow the steps precisely
1. open this Pc or workstation then go to uninstall or change a program
2 appears in the list, you can see graphics driver Intel & AMD Catalyst install manager. You must uninstall both in express mode so that no other previous parameter no longer exists.
3. Firstly, uninstall the Intel Graphics driver. If you are asked for a restart of the pc to go for it.
4. that the list appears, you can see AMD Catalyst install manager, right click and uninstall in express mode. Uninstall all components of AMD. Restart your PC because you will be asked.
5. go on this Pc or my PC and then drive C. open Program Files and Program Files (x 86) the two of them, if you use the 64-bit operating system. In the search box write AMD and you find some removal files remaining them all.
6. now your PC is free of previous records and other files. Although the right, click on sign Windows and Device Manager. You'll see graphic cards and uninstall both. This step is not necessary, but just to be sure that your PC has not previously installed drivers.
7. open your browser and download the latest graphics driver for your PC Intel. My driver was Win64_153322. Install it. If you install it correctly you're at half way through. Restart your PC, if she needs.
8 go to the AMD web site and download the latest version of the driver. To avoid the complexity best option is to download Autodetect. Because he will choose the best suitable driver for your system. The file name is amddriverdownloader.
9. open the amddriverdownloader file and download the driver. Download will end and it will automatically start the installation. Install it in express mode. Restart your PC because you will be asked to do.
10. I hope your driver problems will be solved. To check it out go to Device Manager and see if the drivers are installed properly. Turn on the CCC and try to play a game of High Performance. You will see that the problem is solved.
Here's how I solved my problem of graphics from AMD. I've been suffering since I installed Windows 8.1 right after being released and today 15 Jun 14, I solved the problem. I can play any game in now high performance.
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I hope someone can give me an answer. I just bought a 2nd monitor to connect to a Dell laptop with an HDMI cable. The original monitor is connected by VGA cable. At this point, no signal shows on the 2nd monitor. What can I try?
Check the specifications of your laptop.
The integrated graphics will be able to drive an external monitor. You can use VGA or HDMI, but not both simultaneously.
Issues of identity and position monitor
I use a LCD and an HD TV on my computer. I have HDTV mounted to my left on the wall in my room and the LCD is on my desk in front of me. I have my monitor set as my main screen and HDTV as secondary. Windows identifies the HDTV as monitor 1 and my screen LCD 2. After starting the computer they work very well as they should. My problem is during the boot process. When the computer starts, it displays only the boot screen/POST on monitor 1 (HDTV) but not my main screen #2 (LCD). This is a problem when I don't have my HDTV now, I don't see the MESSAGE options. I don't want to always have my HDTV and crane my neck every time I need to change the BIOS settings or use the MESSAGE options. Is there any solution for this?
AMD Penom II x 4 940
Windows 7 64 bit
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
DCLCD 19 "VGA monitor
VIZIO HDTV 32 '' (hdmi) "
Hi Darth Polizei,
I hope that's not redundant but did you try to set your monitor 19 "as the main display?
- In the screen resolution window, you click the icon of the monitor that represents the secondary monitor.
- You click to select the "Make my main screen" check box, and then click OK.
- You log out of the computer.
- You log on to the computer.
Please let us know.
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