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acekc77
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W500 is it possible to run 3 monitors w/port replicator & VGA out of PC

MT 4061-B54, connected to Thinkpad Advanced Dock MT 2504-10U, can you run 2 monitors out of the Advanced docks' video ports (1 DVI & 1 VGA) and then a run a 3rd monitor from the VGA connection from the laptop?
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Re: W500 is it possible to run 3 monitors w/port replicator & VGA out of PC

acekc77, welcome to the forum,

 

when attached to the dock the VGA on the notebook will be disabled, sorry the answer is no. :smileysad:

 

I don't remember seeing a post about using the displayport to run a third monitor, but there are loads of discussions in the boards about running multiple screen setups. A solution which will work is to use the Lenovo USB-to-DVI Monitor Adapter.

 

Hope this helps

Andy  

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