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Dialogs Don't Appear On Old App With Dual Monitors


I've just started having a minor difficulty with my old photoshop 7 on windows 7: several of the dialogs no longer appear on screen (e.g. , The size of the image to save 1-12, lightness/darkness, and one or two others); "important" ones - like what to name the file, some add-ins & adjustments - show up just fine. It has not previously had a problem on the win7 system, so i don't presume that it is a problem with an incompatible old photoshop or necessarily with win7.

Have just added a second lg 23" dvi lcd monitor to win7 system, which is the only thing that has changed about the system since before this problem has arisen. Previously, i'd had one of the same monitor on dvi together with an older, analog flat-screen on vga as the secondary. Now, the new, second lg monitor is also on dvi, but unlike the original one, does not register on display properties as being "(digital). "I have tried switching which monitor (primary or secondary) that i display ps7 on, with no change; i have also swapped which of the monitors is primary & secondary, and also switched which ps7 displays on.

None of these combinations results in the dialog boxes showing up. The only other potential problem that i can think of at the moment is that i've added a new dvi cable that is different from the original one. The new cable is a "dual channel" (?) Dvi that has pins for all of the slots in the dvi connector, rather than only for about half of them (a "single channel?").

If anyone's familiar with what fry's electronics sells, these are $39. 95 and $29. 95 cables, respectively, the newer one by hp, the other a monster cable as i recall (like an idiot, i've thrown out the package). I'm going to mix this setup around a little bit and will post what effect, if any, changing cables and/or using only one monitor might have on this problem, but if anyone has a "fix" for it - maybe two "single channel" cables?


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