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Using dual monitors on a Dell Optiplex GX260

I have a Dell Optiplex GX260 and have installed an additional Nvidia card. I have attached a monitor to it and another to the built in card however when I boot up the system ignores the built in card and only uses the Nvidia card. How do I get both displays to work at the same time? Thanks.

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You cant.. Unless the nvidia card you added has two video OUTs. Plugging in a aftermarket card causes the motherboard to disable the onboard video..
If your nvidia card has two "outs" then you can use two monitors... most newer nvidia cards support this. sometimes it requires an adaptor, but usually it was included in the box

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