March 28 2020
Today, one of the best ways to improve your multi-tasking experience and boost productivity is by connecting a second monitor to your PC. To be precise, a second monitor could be very helpful for work. However, sometimes, despite connected to the system, Windows is unable to detect the second monitor and it sends this message ‘Windows 10 cannot detect the second monitor or didn’t detect another display’. Do not worry because we’ve listed below the three important and effective methods to fix this problem:
Method 1: Update and Re-install Driver Software:
Sometimes Windows 10 cannot detect the second monitor because the video card or graphics card does not have the latest drivers installed. So update the device drivers and see. You can even re-install them if updating the drivers doesn’t work, with below-provided steps:
Method 2: Detect Monitor Settings Automatically
If your system cannot detect the other monitor, click right on ‘Start’, select ‘Run’ to open ‘Run box’. Then type ‘desk.cpl’ in that box and hit ‘Enter’ to open the ‘Display Settings’. More often, the second monitor should be detected automatically, but anyhow if not, then you can try detecting it manually.
Method 3: Detect Monitor Settings Manually:
Method 3: Troubleshoot Hardware: