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Old April 18, 2010, 06:34 PM
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So i finally got my active displayport adapter in the mail...

This might take a bit of background.

I'm working on a build for someone that is waiting for a xfx 5970 with eyefinity. The G card is super backordered so i pulled my 5870 and installed it so I could at least get the computer built, OCed and tested before it arrived. So MY graphics card is NOT in "my" computer. but it IS "my" graphic card/display adapter and monitors.

When i got my displayport adapter i installed it and everything went PERFECTLY. Flawless. An i even said "Now THIS is how its SUPPOSED to be..." (i've had a th2g for a while now ;)

but all good things come to an end, i replaced my 5870 back into my own pc, fired it up and now i have what seems to be a fairly common problem with no apperant solution... I make the group, but it doesnt "group" it stays 3 cloned screens, and even though the wide screen resolution is showing, i cannot activate it in either catalyst nor windows.

Any Ideas? (Cmetaphor, i know you had this problem too, but your thread had no resolution.)
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Old April 23, 2010, 12:49 PM
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I am going to go ahead and assume you've tried removing all ati drivers/software complete, rebooted and installed the latest stuff? If not, I would give that a go and see if it helps. Beyond that I unfortunately can't think of anything right now that could help you.
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Old April 23, 2010, 01:00 PM
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Uninstall all the ATI software
Run driversweeper AND ccleaner from safe mode to clean registry. Don't forget to run ccleaner several times.
Reboot again and reinstall drivers.

Next time, don't move a card between systems that use eyefinity grouped, hehe
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Old May 3, 2010, 08:57 AM
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Next time, don't move a card between systems that use eyefinity grouped, hehe
This shouldnt be a problem, vid cards dont "remember" settings, its all in the software.

The problem was within the old matrox installation. I ended up having to do a reformat. which i really needed anyway lol it was a whole month an a half since i'd done it last!
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Antec TP Quatro 1000W \ :==^==: / Antec TP Quatro 850W.
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