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Can't get two monitors to run on 8500GT

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hi
i have a nvidia geforce gt8500 512mb card, in a hp m8180 media center, i am running W7 64 bit, and i have the latest driver from nvidia, here is a shot of the specs (attached). i cannot get the hdmi connection to work or get it to recognise an additional monitor, i want to run extended desktop, i can run one monitor on the DVI socket, does anyone know if this is possible and what do i need, i am connecting from a hdmi to vga cable, and i have tried it with a hdmi to hdmi on a tv screen, but the vga screen says no cable attached and the tv seems to see the cable but will not display anything, i ahve tried all of the bits in dispay settings and in the nvidia control panel but have got no where, any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

thanks
robin
 

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try run that on dvi and vga. if it right connected it would show on control panel
 

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hmmm, how many monitors do you have? 2 right?

try to restart computer with hdmi cable plugged in and see if it works?
 
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hi
i have tried that, someone suggested that it could be the cable, some hdmi cables need a converter, any ideas
 
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does your hdmi cable work? when it plugged. it should give a signal