Why does my mouse pointer disappear on the secondary monitor using my StarTech. Many all-in-one computer systems limit the number of possible monitors to one. Once the installation has completed you will see your Windows desktop extended to the additional monitor. To check to see if Windows is detecting the monitor using a computer that is running a version of Windows XP, do the following: Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use.

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Contact the manufacturer of your system to confirm whether your specific model can support a secondary display or not.

USB video adapters require your video card to be able to handle an additional display. On a small number of video cards, adding a USB Video Adapter can exceed the limit of available resources, causing one of the connected displays to turn off. When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following: Restart your web browser.

There are a few other important things to note: These computers are almost always hardwired to only accept a single display. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup. Ideally, you should select a basic and high-contrast theme. The adapter can be used to mirror your extegnal desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.


Click Programs and Features. The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening. Consider what you will be doing on the additional display. Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use.

Follow the on-screen prompts to install the device drivers and restart the computer when prompted. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.

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When you troubleshoot issues with a USB video adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. During the installation your display might flicker; this is normal. Windows XP Click the Start button.

You may block or delete all cookies from this site but parts of the site may not work. Use a different video cable, video source, video destination, and USB video adapter in your setup to see if the problem persists.

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Click the Apply button. Cart 0 Login Quick Buy. Earlier versions of Internet Explorer do graphifs use hardware acceleration. Once the download is complete, right-click the zip folder that you downloaded, select Extract Alland follow the on-screen instructions. Open the Control Panel.

You may not be able to use a USB video adapter with a touchscreen computer or display. USB video adapters allow you to mirror or duplicate your display, so the same windows are shown on all of your displays, or extend your desktop, so that you can have different mxt on each display. This is because USB video adapters work with your onboard or dedicated video card to drive additional displays. Click Network and Internet. When using multiple USB video adapters on the same computer, ueb3.0 need to use the same chipset family.


If hardware acceleration is enabled on any of your software applications, it can result in poor resource management and limit the performance of your video device. Use the video cables, video source, video destination, and USB video adapter in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or graphlcs setup.

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A mixture of touchscreen and hsb3.0 devices can conflict with the video card. Check to see if the monitor is being detected by Windows.

Why do I lose my additional monitor s when my computer wakes up from sleep mode in Windows? You may have heard of USB video adapters, and have been wondering what they are, and whether or not they will work in your setup.

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