NVIDIA Quatro NVS 290 Dual monitor setup won't stick

I have a NVIDIA Quatro NVS 290 on Windows 7 32-bit with dual Dell monitors. The primary monitor option will not stick when the system is rebooted. I always have to actually switch the cables to make the primary monitor the one on the left. The next time it is rebooted, I have to switch the cables AGAIN...

Anyone have any thoughts on this???
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Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAsked:
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gheistCommented:
Do you use nvidia driver or no?
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The primary monitor is the one showing the BIOS info when booting. You can't change that.
If you then change the primary monitor via software, you invert the setting each time.

My setup is original primary monitor on the right, Windows showing a sequence of 2 - 1 from left, and 2 set up as primary monitor in WIndows. That works.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
when you setup your display options you can move the monitor by dragging one monitor to the left or the right and you can also set the primary display monitor..
Don't keep switching cables.
pgm554Commented:
Use the Nvidia program app to set primary and secondary defaults.
Iain MacMillanIT Regional Manager - UKCommented:
as the others have said, load the NVidia suite (you don't need the 3D or Audio stuff so do a custom install) then use the NVidia control panel to set the monitors in the right order, as per David's reply.

Once you have them the way you want, log out and back in to check that your hardware profile has been stored correctly on your system.  If it still reverts, you may need to check your BIOS has actually disabled the on-board video chip when you added your NVS card (most do, but might be useful to check).
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