Fix Windows 10 Not Detecting Second Monitor [Solved]
To get more work space or better game experience, some users choose to use dual or more monitors. But how if your Windows 10 not detecting second monitor? No worry! If you are facing such issue, this guide is quite for you.
Commonly , Windows 10 cannot detect the second monitor is due to the incompatible display driver. Follow the ways below to get the correct display driver on your Windows 10.
Note: If Method 1 didn’t help you, try method 2 then.
Method 1: Roll back to previously installed display driver
Sometimes the new drivers don’t work on Windows 10. Thus you can try to roll it back to the previously version.
Open quick-access menu by pressing Windows key + X key at the same time.
Then click Device Manager.
Find and expand Display adapters dialog.
Right-click on your display device software to choose Properties.
Click Roll Back Driver under Driver pane.
Go on to follow the on-screen instructions.
When it’s done, reboot your Windows 10 to see if it can detect your second monitor.
Method 2: Update your display driver
If roll back display driver to previous version didn’t serve you, make sure to update your display driver to the latest one.
To update display driver, you can download the latest one from your monitor manufacturer’s website manually. If you are not a tech-savvy, we advise that you use such a 100% safe and helpful driver tool to update drivers automatically — Driver Easy. Under its help, you can say goodbye to driver headaches and delays forever.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
1) Download and install Driver Easy.
2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click the Update button next to a flagged display driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).
Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
After update your display driver, restart your computer and check if your Windows 10 can detect the second monitor.
That’s all there is to it.
Please feel free to leave your comment below if you have any questions, thank you.