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dvi-d/vga - I need help connecting new monitor w/old tower.

by Mahogony001 / December 7, 2012 11:51 AM PST

I have an HP Pavilion Desktop from 2007.
It was running Windows Xp.
I had epic fail with (2) laptops so I started up the old Desktop.

I upgraded the memory - perfectly fine. Happy
I upgraded the operating system - but it runs on partion for some reason... still fine though Happy
purchased a new monitor that was bigger than the 15" it came with and NOW I have a problem.

The = new = monitor has 2 inputs... VGA & DVI-D
The = old = tower has 1 input for .... VGA.

The quality on the monitor is running analog and not as sharp.

How do I change this? I do not want to have to take the monitor back if there is an easy fix.

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(NT) You'll need a DVI-D video card.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2012 2:17 PM PST
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by Mahogony001 / December 10, 2012 8:55 AM PST

I just looked into the information you presented.

That looks like an easy fix and cheap solution.

I appreciate the information.

Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas.

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