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Windows 7 video problem - HDMI

Old 02-17-13, 03:30 AM
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Windows 7 video problem - HDMI

Hi, I have a strange problem occurring in with my PC video output.

My video card (Nvidia GTX660) has both DVI and HDMI outputs. I have a monitor attached by DVI, and my TV attached (via home theatre receiver) by HDMI.

I do not want both screens active at the same time, just the TV active when playing games with a controller, and the monitor when doing everything else on the PC.

I am able to swap between the screens just fine using the Nvidia control panel, it all appears to be working perfectly.

The problem is when i have the monitor active, and the TV output (HDMI) inactive, as soon as I turn off the TV/Receiver the HDMI output turns back on and becomes the primary screen, turning the monitor into the secondary screen. As soon as I turn the TV back on the HDMI output is turned off and the monitor becomes the primary screen again.

Does anyone know of a way to have the screens do what I want, which is to only be active when I choose to?
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