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BSOD when using extended monitor on external monitor and projector

Question: BSOD when using extended monitor on external monitor and projector

I've a client whos staffs' uses ThinkPad X61 and X200S - all downgraded to Windows XP. Some users experiences BSOD when connecting to external monitor and projector - in all cases the users' uses Extended monitor. Sometimes BSOD even occurs when they boot up their laptop (with laptop connected to an external monitor). To resolve this, they have to detach the external monitor cable, reboot and then reconnect the monitor cable. Anybody encountered the same problem and has solution to this issue?

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Answer: BSOD when using extended monitor on external monitor and projector

Anybody out there can help? Lenovo support guys???

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Hi,

I am using a Epson Powerlite projector to project karaoke from an external hard drive. It all is working fine, but now I am trying to connect another computer monitor to the mix. Anyone have any ideas??????
 

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hi All,I'm using X61 OS vista. recently facing issue to use external monitor or projector for display.once I select dual display or extended display via  Display schemes (Fn + F7), the external monitor show nothing. from the windows event log it show " The Desktop Window Manager was unable to start because of an insufficient display mode color depth"has anyone face this problem before?Thank in advance. regards

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I am using PowerPoint for presentations and a nice feature is I can enable a "Presenter View" via the Lenovo built in software so I can get the slides projected on the external monitor and a presenter view on the laptop with notes etc. However I have some videoclips which wont run and just show a black box on both laptop and projector. The videoclips do however run when I switch to the same view on both laptop and projector. I have tried to alter the screen resolution but thing that this is a problem with the lenovo software for setting up an external display as they run OK when both screens are the same. Thanks Jonathan

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Hopefully I can find some help - I got an M1, Win2K installed and would like to have the desktop/view expanded to a connected external Monitor.
Does anyone know if this is possible with Win2K ? I have seen this feature enabled when running WinXP - however, I would assume this should work as well under Win2K.
cheers... markus

Answer:Tecra M1 extended view to external Monitor

Hi

I don?t see any reason, why it should not work. On the Toshiba download page, you can find all drivers, tools and utilities designed Windows 2000 OS. If your unit is installed properly, you can use Fn + F5 key combination to switch on external display.

There is also another possibility to do the same thing. In display properties go into settings tab. Mark the second display and activate the option called ?Extend my Windows desktop on to this monitor?.

Please let me know if everything works fine.

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My laptop is lenovo G40-45 running windows 7 ultimate, AMD E1 can not detect projector/external monitor or even no response after clicking Fn+F7. I have installed the drivers available in lenovo offcial website but still nothing happened. Anyone can help?  

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Hello All, I purchased a new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro recently and tried to connect it with the monitor using micro HDMI to HDMI cable, its not displaying it in the monitor.Monitor Driver also installed in the Yoga 3 device.Current resolution is 1260x1440, 60HzAnother device (HP Tablet) is able to connect with the same monitor using same cable.Please help me on this. Any advice welcome! 













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Answer:How to connect the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro to external monitor/projector?

Connect to the external monitor using that cable.
Right click on desktop and select Graphics properties.
Click on Display and see if it is displaying multiple monitors or not.
 
Let me know what you see.
 
What does your monitor say when you connect the ultrabook? (No signal or a black screen?)

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Hi
Can some please help?

I bought a Satellite Pro L300-152, model no PSLB1E-01R015EN with Vista 32bit a few months ago to replace an old non Toshiba laptop.

The problem I am having is that I can not connect any external devices like TV, projector or a monitor.
I have used other laptop in the past with my TV and projector and have had no problems at all. I have connected it via the VGA port, as this is the only port except for USB. Using a VGA cable I have tried all the settings that I have used in the past but with no joy.
I have done the setting in display settings and the FN+F5 but nothing comes up on the external screens except no signal.

I have been trying to solve this problem for months now and need help, please.

Thank you
Karl

Answer:Satellite Pro L300-152 - Can't connect external monitor, projector or TV

Hi

Have you tried another VGA cable or only this one?

In your case I would try to update the display driver and BIOS. Both updates you can find on the Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

Before you update the display driver, remove the old version first. Then restart the notebook and install the new one.
And before you install the newest BIOS you should close all running application and also disable the firewall and antivirus program!!

Generally if you connect the notebook to a external monitor you should connect the devices first. Then start the external display and after this the notebook.
On my Satellite L300 I don?t have problems with my external monitor.

Greets

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On other laptops I've used, I've been able to see my laptop screen while simultaneously projecting to an overhead or external monitor. I can use F5 to toggle between screen, external, or simultaneous. This works great for presentations. With my A70, however, I can only toggle for screen or external/projector, not both simultaneously.

Any help on solving will be appreciated.

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Anybody know?
I bought a USB 3.1 Type C Male to HDMI Female Micro USB 1080P Adapter Cable but it didn't work - nothing on the display in my Dell U3415W monitor, nothing on my projector either (windows 10 doesn't detect an external monitor).  Anybody got any ideas?

Answer:How to connect xps 13 9550 to external monitor or projector with HDMI

Apparently no all USB 3.1 Typce C cable is compliant. There's a guy on Amazon who works for Google whose reviews you should find.

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Hi, when I connect an external monitor (1920*1080, 16:9) to my W520 via VGA (using extended desktop), the NVIDIA control panel reports a "native" resolution of only 1440*900 for that monitor (which is by the way also the wrong aspect ratio). When I manually change the resolution to 1920*1080, the outputs looks jolted, i.e., the picture is squeezed vertically. Besides, the picture is cropped on the left and right hand side. How do I fix this? I'm using driver version 8.17.12.7658 for the NVIDIA Quadro 2000M and version 8.15.10.2538 for the Intel graphics (the latest versions from the Lenovo download page). By the way: Using the VGA output of my old R61i, everything is fine, so it's probably not the monitor's fault.  Regards,Sven

Answer:[W520] Problem with external monitor (VGA, extended desktop)

Hi
Welcome to Lenovo Community
 
Please try updating the Nvdia drivers
 
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
 
Hope This HelpsCheers!!!

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ADMIN Edit - Please see releated tip on Lenovo's Support Site for additional details.
 
 
I have been struggling with my W520 and projectors for several weeks now. Historically, it has been difficult to duplicate the laptop screen onto the projector or external monitor.
 
There is a lengthy thread here:
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/I-ve-got-a-W520-that-will-not-duplicate-the-mo...
 
I am starting a new thread so the solution can be found without sifting through a bunch of other posts.
 
I am running Server 2008 R2 x64, however, this should be exactly the same on Windows 7.
 
I have the Quadro 2000M and the NVIDIA control panel is reporting driver version 275.93.
 
Here are the steps to duplicating the laptop screen to an external display.
 
1 - Log into Windows so your desktop is visible
2 - Connect the projector or external monitor
3 - Your screen will flash several times
4 - Open the NVIDIA control panel. You can do this from the Windows control panel or by right-clicking on your desktop
5 - Find the Display/Set up multiple displays option in the menu on the left
6 - Make sure that your laptop screen and your external display are both selected in the "Select the display you want to use" area
 
Example:

 
7 - In the "Drag Icons" area, right-click on your laptop display and choose "Duplicate Displays use X as source" where X is the indentifier for your laptop.
 
Example:
 

 
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Answer:W520 / Optimus Video / External Monitor or Projector - Working for me. Here is how

I struggle every time I have to use a projector, it ends up working but honestly I don't know how I get it working each time...I just keep playing around with the various settings until it works. I will try your instructions next time, thank you.But, this is ridiculous. It should not be this difficult especially on a business-oriented ThinkPad. On my previous computer I could just use the Windows Win-P hotkey, I didn't have to mess around in the Nvidia control panel. This was a great step forward in what was historically a confusing procedure (duplicating or extending displays), its was so simple. Is there any way to simplify this procedure on the W520?

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I purchased the 5510 with the high DPI touchscreen, running W10 and after some fiddling with it, including going to Windows 8.1 scaling and forcing the non high DPI aware applications to utilize that scaling too, I am really happy with the laptop itself.  
The problem is connecting it to anything else.  I heard that not all HDMI cables would support 4K monitors, so I went to the local electronics retailer and tested it. HDMI worked fine with a 4K screen.  I thought surely it would be able to drive also a standard run of the mill 24in 1920x1200 screen as an external monitor, with different scaling factor.
Nothing at all.  Tried also using HDMI to a HDMI-DVID adapter and utilizing that port, same problem.
The monitor simply gets no signal.  The computer never recognizes the fact that it is connected.  It seems like a case of zero compatibility.  I tried going to other monitor appropriate resolutions, etc. it does not work at all.  
While this is annoying by not being able to use an external monitor when I go home in the evening, or it means I need to buy a new high DPI monitor, what about connecting to a projector.  HDMI is the standard, and no projector runs 4K.  Why have a laptop that you cannot use for presentations?
I am not keen to go experimenting trying to purchase more dongles/adapters/ports for USB C without some idea why the built in HDMI has zero use as a connection to a projector or monitor.

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My old dell laptop L502x is a bit quirky and caused me to buy a desktop, however, i think it is still saveable. when i have it display to an external monitor via hdmi, it works 100% with no problems. however, when i use the monitor that is physically attached to the laptop, i will get a " A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor" BSOD. from what i've gathered over numerous crashes, i believe its a problem with the integrated graphics in the processor, since they are not used when outputting via hdmi. i could be wrong tho, any help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Dell Laptop external monitor = OK, attached monitor = BSOD

Before posting a BSOD thread, please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Dear community & Dear supporter systeminformation:- device: ThinkPad T460s- dockingstation: ThinkPad Pro Dock (1displayport, 1 VGA, 1 DVI)- external monitor: Brilliance 220B Problem:We tried to connect both monitors with displayport & DVI --> DVI monitors stays blackDVI & VGA --> both monitor are working but we have a black part at the right side of the vga monitor (please watch the attached picture). Questions:I searched for a solution for this problem and i found out, that you can't use DVI and displayport together with the Pro Dock ist this correct?Does anybody have an idea why there is a black part in the VGA monitor? Current configuration used from the user:VGA & DVI Already tried:- switched monitors --> still the same failure with the black part- switched VGA cable --> still the same failure - checked windows resolution and windows / monitor settings in general- update of the graphiccared and firmware update of the Dock according to: https://support.lenovo.com/ch/de/solutions/ht101460 I'm a little bit helpless in the current situation and not sure what i can try to solve the problem. Does anybody has an idea or a helpfull input? I'd appreciate any form of help! Best regards and many thanks in advance!Tizian 


























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Hi - I have recently acquired a new work computer with 1 widescreen Dell monitor (Dell E228WFPc 1680 x 1050, Monitor A) and my older 4:3 monitor (E178FPc 1024 x 768, Monitor B). The graphics card is a NVIDIA GeForce GT 620. I cannot get them both working at the same time on an extended display.

One is plugged into (excuse my slightly less-than-technical language here!) the 'main' monitor port and one has a VGA-DVI adapter.

When either monitor A or B is plugged into the main port without the other plugged in, they work fine.

When monitor A, the widescreen, is plugged into the main port and B is plugged in via the adapter, A works perfectly and the PC detects monitor B (if I set it to extend displays, programs open in that screen but I cannot see anything - the screen is completely black).

When B is plugged into the main port and A is on the adapter, B boots up normally until the point where I would usually see my Windows log in, when it goes black and I can only see and move the cursor.

I thought it would be a case of adjusting the screen res down so that they weren't so drastically different - in fact I'm still sure that would help but I can't get the smaller monitor B to let me do so and it doesn't seem to make a difference when widescreen monitor A is plugged into the main port with B in the other?
 

Answer:Extended display monitor problems with one widescreen and one 4:3 monitor?

That is usually normal. Try dragging a window over to the other monitor and see if it works.
 

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i have GeForce 8400 GS
this VGA Card have 2 output
VGA and DVI

1 Output VGA = going to my SAMSUNG LCD Screen ( Nice )
1 Output DVI ( im using DVI to VGA Adaptor like http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...DVI_to_VGA.jpg ) = Assus VH192, but isn't work. My ASUS SCreen going to YELLOW

already update driver NVIDIA to latest
but not work
anyone can help me ?

Answer:Dual Monitor, but Yellow Monitor in Extended Screen

have you update your ASUS monitor display driver?

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Hi,  I'm trying to setup dual monitor for my lenovo T61P laptop. I want to use one external monitor which is connected to my Thinkpad docking station and the laptop lcd monitor. I'm using windows vista x64. Does any one else have it setup this way? When I connect the laptop to the docking station, only the external  monitor displays data. I've tried going into desktop settings to extend my desktop but only one monitor is present. Please help. I've spent an entire two days playing with BIOS settings, searching forums....  













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Answer:T61P - dual monitor with docking station (laptop lcd monitor) and one external monitor

This started working fine when I installed the video drivers below: Display (NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M / Quadro FX 570M) driver for Windows Vista 64-bit - ThinkPadhttp://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-67939  It looks like I had installed the wrong video drivers (32-bit)  previously. Now fn+F7 works fine and I am able to extend my desktop to mulple monitors (dual-monitor). 

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I have an HP laptop and I have been running it with dual monitors. I finally decided to upgrade to Windows 7 and after I installed it I noticed that the built in monitor of my laptop looked strange and when I opened the display settings to change the screen resolution and set the external monitor as a separate monitor rather than a mirror I noticed that only one monitor was detected and it was the external one (Generic non-pnp monitor on standard VGA graphics adapter) and the built in monitor does NOT show up at all.

I've tried the detection button, in hopes that the computer would read the built in monitor and I could fix the problem. This did not help. I tried unplugging/replugging the external monitor to no avail. I tried restarting without the external monitor plugged in and it STILL reads the built in monitor as if it is the external one. Is there anyway to fix this? I have not tried re-installing the OS, not yet anyways.

Any suggestions ?
 

Answer:Monitor Issues - Laptop Reading Built In Monitor as if it were my external monitor.

Only thing I can think of is to disconnnect the external monitor, uninstall any monitors listed and then reboot and hope the computer installs the correct drivers for the laptop monitor.
 

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Hi folks. New here.  Sorry if this has  been asked/answered, but I searched and didn't find it. My company got me this great new W500 laptop.  Came with minidock and external monitor. I have the monitor plugged into the minidock, and have it to the right of the laptop. Laptop is monitor #2, and external LCD display is #2.  works great.  UNTIL.... If I lock the console, and fold the laptop monitor closed (to have it power off - i.e. at lunch break, etc...) When I come back, the external monitor is now monitor #1 (has the windows task bar, Start menu, etc...) and it thinks the laptop monitor is monitor #2.  I can't figure out how to switch them back without rebooting.  It's very frustrating, b/c the 'sides' are swapped too.  Meaning the external LCD display which is physically to the right, is "on the left" as far as Windows is concerned, so if I drag the mouse off-screen to the right of the external display, it arrives on the left side of the laptop (which is physically to the left). Is there a simple solution to this?  I can't live with having to reboot every time I lock my monitor. I'm using Windows XP if that makes a difference.

Answer:Dual Monitor issue. Lock console & external monitor becomes monitor #1

more information... It's the 'advanced minidock' with keys. The monitor is connected via the DVI port, not the plain old VGA port.

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Hi,

Today I plugged an hdmi to vga cable into my Win 8 sony vaio, and I plugged the other VGA side of the cable into an acee 22" monitor. I then chose from the right hand windows 8 panel to "extend to monitor", the laptop screen went black, the monitor screen remained without signal (extended screen did not show on monitor) and now the laptop screen is black.

I am now stuck and both laptop and monitor screen not working.

I tried unplugging cable, pressing fn and all the f1 to f12, shift, windows button but nothing is working.

I pressed off button then switched laptop back on and it showed the sony vaio logo on laptop then the screen went black again.

Please tell me how could I return my laptop screen to work and stop the screen extension which is not working and which I am sure is the case.

Any buttons on keyboard to click at all?

Any solution is highly appreciated.


Thank you
W

Answer:- Help - Extended monitor and laptop monitor not working

It's stuck in an extended screen it seems, boot into Safe Mode while you have all external monitors unplugged - Your Display is probably set to a resolution too high for both the external monitor and the laptop monitor, so you'll have to try "Boot to VGA mode" and I don't know where that is in the Windows 8 Boot GUI, if it is even in there at all.
Here is is- There are several ways to get to that from the Boot screen:

Advanced "Startup Settings" - Boot to in Windows 8

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I have spent hours trying to work this out to no avail. I have a T60P with a  ATI Mobility FIREGL V5250 video card External screen is Viewsonic VG2230WM What i am trying to do is make the viewsonic my MAIN screen and then the laptop screen as #2 the extended screen. I currently have it working in reverse however the options in the display settings are greyed out to enable me to make the viewsonic the main screen Any help would be much appreciated, I found quite a few posts about this but no solutions. Marc

Answer:T60P external monitor problem, setup external monitor as main and laptop screen as # 2 Vista 32bit

This isnt a complete solution but it helps... you can just drag your taskbar onto the external monitor screen. 

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I am using a 22" screen for my primary screen and the laptop lid open for a secondary screen. The main screens resolution is 1680x1050, I can set it to anything I want and it's always using the full screen. The laptop screen on the other hand will only use the full screen if it's at 1400x1050 resolution (max for that screen, IBM Thinkpad T43). With the large 22" screen I have no trouble reading the screen at high resolutions, the screen is huge, with the little 14" screen though I have to strain to read the screen at 1400x1050.

The problem is when I set the laptop screen to anything lower than 1400x1050, it uses less of the screen. Preferrably I want it at 1280x1024 or 1024x768 (I dont know which I want yet as I can't see the freaking screen at that resolution). At 1280x1024 for instance the useable screen is just a box in the middle, so the "1280x1024" is still barely readable for me cause it's shrunk from full screen, plus it's just annoying only using a portion of the screen.

I have played with the ATI Control Center, the Thinkpad display settings and windows display settings and just cannot get this thing to go full screen at lower resolutions when docked and using the external monitor.

Anyway to resolve this?
 

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I'm using a T430s and a mini dock plus series 3. This is the dock with the dual DVI, dual DisplayPort, 1x VGA. I do not use the laptop's built-in screen; just the 2 external monitors. Intel HD4000 graphic chip and Nvidia Optimus/ I previously had 2 20" monitors with a 1680x1050 resolution using DVI-to-DVI. They both worked fine. I upgraded to 2 24" monitors with a 1920x1200 resolution. The laptop is not recognizing the second monitor. I have tried:dual display port (dock side) to mini display port (monitor side): only 1 monitor recognizeddual dvi (dock side) to HDMI (monitor side): only 1 monitor recognizedI ruled out monitor and cable problems by swapping...each by itself works fine. Looking up specs, I believe this resolution should be supported by DP or DVI. Can anybody confirm that this is a supported config? Any ideas what is wrong? UPDATE - I did try 1 DP/mDP and 1 DVI/HDMI: this does work. However, its not an ideal solution because it would interfere with the monitors ports which I want to use for a second PC. UPDATE 2 - OK, now I am beyond aggrivated. I also have a support ticket w/ Lenovo where they suggested switching to Integrated Graphics only in the BIOS. I tried that, no luck. After changing that setting back, i tried to get my 1 DP / 1 DVI working, but now it would not recognize dual monitors. ??? After some testing, I'm finding that the -only- setup that works is the following: Dock DVI port 1 to Moni... Read more

Answer:Second monitor not detected: T430s with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 dual external monitor

Fixed; was a driver issue. Problem seems exclusive to a Dell u2415 on DP port 1 only of the dock or to the laptop's DP port (at least for the couple monitors I tried). It's possible it could affect other monitors. My starting point: 9.18.13.4535 / 9.17.10.2843 (Nvidia /  Intel) The latest driver from Lenovo is 9.18.13.4535 / 8.15.10.2725. I'm not sure how i have a slightly newer Intel, but that's what it was. I couldn't install the Lenovo driver. I also couldn't install a newer driver from Intel (10.18.10.4276). In both cases Windows or the Intel installer stopped me saying the mfr provided the drivers and that the installed version was up to date. I worked around by first rolling back the Intel driver. The manual (.zip) install of the latest intel driver worked. This immediately fixed the Dell u2415 on DP port 1 and laptop's built-in DP port.

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Hello, I am considering to buy an external 4K monitor or a LG 38" ultrawide monitor. I am currently running Windows 7 Professional but I could upgrade to Windows Creator Updates if I want to. I heard many complains about scaling issues with 4K displays. I suppose this happens when users are trying to increase the font size so that they could read the very tiny letters clearly. Am I correct? If I use a larger external 4K monitor, say at 40"-49" or a 38" LG ultrawide monitor at 3840x1600 resolutions, I should be able to see the letters without increasing the font size manually. In this case, will I still have scaling issues? I plan to use the monitor for CAD (SolidWorks), programming, Matlab/Simulink, data science, medical imaging, etc. Thank you.

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To anyone, I have a new Thinkpad Pro Dock and a T440S. Connected an external Viewsonic monitor with a DVI cable to to dockstation. When I close the lid to the laptop the external monitor would only give me the resolution 640x480, on the forum I found that there was a firmware. I upgraded the firmware. Shutdown the laptop unplug the AC adapter and plugged everything back in. Now when I boot up the external monitor says out of range and black and the laptop screen is black and can't see anything.  If I unplug the laptop from the dock the laptop monitor screen comes back. How do I fix this problem. I only have a DVI cable. I have Windows 7 64bit Pro. The firmware was gid638ww.exe













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Answer:Thinkpad Pro Docking station connected to external monitor out of Range on monitor

Hi Ipodtrip,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
Check uninstalling the graphic driver from the system, and use thinkvantage system update utility to update the drivers. Because this utility will search for exact drivers for your system.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Answer:Can X250 (i5-5200u) support an external 4k monitor @60p together with the laptop monitor (1080p) ?

No one had tried 4k mon on x250?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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Last year, I ordered and installed a Lenovo 19" Flat-Panel monitor (and driver) for my T-61p ThinkPad.  Recently, as a contractor working on an IBM project, I was provided with an R61 ThinkPad and HP 1740 monitor.  The monitor driver that came with the R61 allows me to extend my desktop displays across the R61 screen plus the monitor screen as one contiguous desktop spread across the 2 screens.  The driver that came with my Lenovo 19" monitor only gives me the option of duplicating my T61 desktop screen on my external monitor.  Can I extract/copy the driver from the R61 and install it on the T61?  Or download a free version of the "extended desktop" driver from Lenovo, IBM, or somewhere else?  I've searched the Lenovo site but found no references to driver downloads. 

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I'm trying to use an older flat screen monitor as an extended monitor on my Yoga 900 series laptop.  I have a VGA to USB connector.  The reason I"m trying to do this is that I cannot use Windows 10 terminal server to remote to my clients server because the resolution is so high everything is tiny.  (I have played with the resolution on my laptop; also the scaling, but when I finally get to a full screen resolution I can see, the cursor disappears in the apps I'm using). I can get the external monitor to work in extended mode just fine and the result on the old monitor is exactly what I want.  But when I'm in remote desktop, running Microsoft Access, the screen flickers and after just a few mminutes, blacks out.  I can revive it, but this is not a workable solution. I have a couple of other flat screens monitors I could try - but they are also older.  I'm willing to try them, but don't want to spend the time if someone else has a better idea. Do I need a more up to date monitor or should I suspect the converter cable.....OR is there another solution out there for my 'older' eyes?

Answer:using older Sony flat screen monitor as external monitor on Yoga 900

Hello,  The solution is to increase the resolution in the Display tab of your Remote desktop application:http://i.stack.imgur.com/MmSkB.jpgYou can even still use your two monitors if you want, by clicking "Use all my monitors for the remote session". About the strange Access problem, I would update the BIOS and the display driver of the Yoga, if it hasn't been done  already:http://support.lenovo.com/fr/fr/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-900-13isk/downloads/D...http://support.lenovo.com/fr/fr/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-900-13isk/downloads/D...

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The LCD monitor turns off after a few seconds, with the message, "Monitor is turning off."  Pressing and holding Fn-F3 for a few seconds and releasing them sometimes makes it turn on again, but then it turns off again after a few more seconds.  As a test, I plugged in an external monitor and hit Fn-F7 to make both monitors come on.  The external monitor stays on, but the LCD turns off as before.Power settings are set for "never" on all functions, hiberbation is disabled.Does anyone have any ideas why this is happening?

Answer:A21p ThinkPad - LCD monitor turns off after few secs, external monitor doesn't

Welcome to the forum! I suspect a motherboard problem here. The output to the LCD is digital, where VGA one is analog. I've seen machines with bad motherboards that were still able to project to an external monitor.Run a PC-Doctor on all components of the system, and see what results you get... Good luck and let us know.

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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Hi, I have two major issues. I'm connected to an external monitor using a display port to hdmi converter, and an hdmi to dvi cable.When I am on "Energy Saving" (switchable graphics) mode, the external nomitor blinks every 5-10 seconds, but it is perfectly fine when I am under "High Performance" (switchable graphics) mode, so I'm not sure that it's the cables/adapters/monitor that I am using. The second is I cannot change my brightness using fn+home/end when I go through this process: In "Maximum Performance" (power plan) mode (while plugged into ac)unplug acGo into "Maximum Battery Life" (power plan) modeplug in acplug in external display to displayportGo into "High Performance" (switchable graphics) modeuntil I change back into "Maximum Performance"(power plan) mode then back into "Maximum Battery Life" (power plan)mode then back into "High Performance" (switchable graphics) mode. This is a bit annoying, but at least I found the steps to temporarially work around the problem ... edit: Okay it happend to me again, but i can't fix it (haven't tried a reset though, but i don't want to bc I just started the computer and that's ridiculus).Also, I can change the brightness fine when the computer is in Energy Saving" (switchable graphics), but I get the blinking problem, which is why I mentioned it earlier.

Answer:T410s Display Issues: Cannor Dim monitor using function keys & occasional external monitor blink

bump?

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.

My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.

Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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I have a very strange problem.
My borther was on his user area earlier on, and I managed to get the secondary monitor to be the primary monitor and disable the laptop's monitor in return, however, when it comes to me, it won't happen...

Any help would be much appreiciated.

Answer:Satellite M50-130: No display after switching the external monitor to primary monitor

Hi

Could you please be clearer? Is it possible to see something on the external monitor?
Do you see anything? What happens if you use the display device switch function FN+F5?

I don?t know how you have managed to set the external display as a primary display because on my notebook this option is grayed out.
However, you should see the notebook display if you will boot the notebook in the ?safe mode?. Please check it!

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.



My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.



Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.



My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.



Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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Hello,I need an advice.
Dell Vostro 1510 (version nVidia) does not function LCD - very little light.External monitor works OK.LCD - brightness up and down works. Closing cover notebook to sleep - works OK.
Test another inverter and LCD.It's the same :(
Please, give me an advice.Thank You.

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After the recent Windows 10 update, my wife's laptop no longer displays on the external monitor. All was well before the update.

I am comfortable that Windows sees the monitor because clicking on Display Settings shows two displays. If I unplug the HDMI cable, only one display is shown.

I have confirmed that the monitor works by trying it with another laptop. I have also changed the HDMI cable between the laptop and the external monitor.

Device manager reports that I have the latest display driver installed.

I would appreciate any and all suggestions.

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so I have this hdmi cable that plugs into the DVI on my external monitor. I did get the screen to show up just on the external monitor and that's it.  Now, when I boot up my lap top I get black screen on both monitors.  Uh oh. I've unpugged the  monitor, batter, all that stuff. I think it's possible I clicked on don't display external monitor or something, but not it's not displaying anywhere. I have an idea pad of some sorts w/ windows 8.  I don't think it's 8.1 thanks-Hayes

Answer:I was trying to extent monitor, I get black screen on laptop and external monitor :/

so I got this resolved.  the guy at the computer store hit f10 and then enter.  he did this while the screen was blackshouldnt' it just detect that there's not an external monitor?  but even when there was a monitor connected, both screens were black. /thread

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.

My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.

Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

Answer:Desktop Icons Rearranged To Laptop Monitor From External Monitor

If you booted up without the external connected, it likely switched the laptop screen to now be the main screen. Just go back in and double check which one is set to main.
I run dual screens on my laptop but leave the laptop screen as main. My external is a smaller screen than my laptops 17 inch screen. It's a portable 15 inch USB screen.
I on occasion boot up my laptop without the external connected. Having the laptop screen as the main screen helps in this situation.
I don't put any ICONS on my desktop, its just my personal preference. I launch my every day Apps/programs from my taskbar.

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

Answer:External Monitor and Laptop Monitor Screen Resolution Issue

anyone can tell me?

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System:
Build 7000 (32-bit)
Eee PC 900HA, Atom N270
945GSE (GMA950), Intel WDDM 1.0 Prerelease

About 3 seconds after I plug in an external monitor (VGA-out), my netbook LCD screen goes black (backlight still on) and the system locks up. No display on external monitor. I'm pretty sure it's a BSoD (just not visible since it's a display issue). If I plug in the monitor and then boot, windows will go through the loading screen and just before showing the welcome screen, it will reboot (and go through a loop).

What I have tried:
-Removing ACPI driver (only available ACPI driver is designed for XPDM).
-Installing the monitor driver before plugging it in.
-Using safe mode (safe mode will only mirror the display just like it does in BIOS).
-A different monitor.
-Win+P and selecting option just before plugging in.

I'm fairly sure the issue is Intel driver related. I could uninstall the current driver and install Intels XPDM driver and give that a try, but I would lose Aero and there are stability and compatibility issues with the old XP drivers on many 3D applications. Anyone have any suggestions?

Answer:Eee PC 900HA: External Monitor BSOD

Hi kubel and welcome to Se7en Forums

It does sound like a driver issue. You could try what you suggest, but I am not sure what will happen if you do. If you do decide to do this, and the external monitor subsequently works, then it is fairly certain that the driver is the root cause of the problem. You state that this driver is prerelease, which suggests that it is a beta driver, and, as such, may not have full functionality or monitor support for more than the built-in screen on your laptop.

Just noticed - are you dual booting on this laptop? If so, does the external monitor work satisfactorily with your XP installation?

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On the driver page we have this:
Intel HD Graphics 530 Driver View detailsFile Name: Intel-HD-Graphics-530-Driver_28VH9_WIN_21.20.16.4727_A03.EXE
If the GPU is HD Graphics 630. Why is the driver 530???
Also in "View details" we have: 
Enhancements:- Update Intel 15.46 graphic driver branch for RedStone2 OS
Intel 15.46 supports OpenGL 4.5 and this driver doesn't: Intel-HD-Graphics-530-Driver_28VH9_WIN_21.20.16.4727_A03.EXE 
Then we have the following problem when I connect and external monitor to the HDMI port:
The window of Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 when dragged and snapped to the corner of the external monitor turns black but only sometimes. This rendering problem appears to be a driver problem according to Microsoft.

This needs to be addressed by Dell/Intel or NVIDIA as there appear to be many complaints.

Edit: I forgot to mention that I am talking about Windows 10. And this is what I see: 

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I am unable to use the extended deasktop feature with my m400. I installed the latest video drivers. When I go to the intel graphics media accelerator driver under display properties and choose extended desktop I can't use my external monitor as the primary monitor.

Answer:Cannot use external monitor as the primary monitor with Portege M400

Hi

Maybe is it technical limitation of Intel graphic card. I know for example that on Portege M200 it is not possible to set the external monitor as primary device and the internal screen as secondary device. No way.

Maybe some M400 owner post own experience about that.

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Hi,

i have a notebook lenovo y570 that has a intel 3000 and a nvidia gt 555m card. My external asus vg248 monitor used to work through hdmi, but now it doesnt. I test with another laptop and the monitor works through hdmi... i must have changed some setting in my lenovo. The monitor says no hdmi signal.

I think something is wrong here:

help please!!

Answer:Asus monitor not working as external monitor for notebook

See if this helps:

Extending the desktop to the attached monitor with Microsoft Windows Right-click the desktop, and then click Properties.
In the Display Properties dialog box, select the Settings tab.
Click the Display list and select your external monitor.
Note: For help identifying the monitors, click Identify.
Select Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor, then click Apply or OK.

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Hi, all, I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop and recently bought a Asus MB169B external USB monitor.  When I plug the monitor in, the laptop monitor (not the external monitor) flickers about every half second.  If I unplug it, it stops.  I upgraded my video driver to no avail.
Is it simply a power supply issue (the external monitor  does not have a power cord)?  Anything I can do?  It does it even if I have the laptop plugged in and charging.  
*something interesting - I just discovered if I duplicate the display and not extend the flickering goes away...but that kind of defeats the point of a dual monitor for me.
Thanks.

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I would like to know (if its possible) to add an External monitor along with my laptop Monitor and to be able too have Both running a different window application at the same time while using the laptop mouse/touch pad.

Answer:Adding an External monitor too work along with my laptop monitor

No.When you connect an external monitor to a laptop it disables the laptop display by default.

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Hi, few days ago screen on my notebook Probook 6560b  with discreete GPU 6470M went black.  Monitor does not have any backlight and also there is no picture on it (looking at angle...so it is not faulty backlight). Pulled all devices out (HDD, CD-ROM) but monitor still remains blank (no BIOS screen). On external output (VGA or DP) there is pictrure, but it can not load any Windows (I have dualboot Windows 10 and WindowsXP). In Windows 10 shows error: VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE What failed: atikmpag.sys. In Windows XP, also blue screen with error in atikmpag.sys. So, I booted in SafeMode and remove Radeon HR6470M driver and put Standard VGA driver. Now PC boots to OS, but still only on external monitor. Tried to reinstall drivers, but it always fails with blank screen and PC freeze.With some many tries and restarts, in one moment notebook monitor starts to working again. But only up to next Windows restart.I tried to put new HDD in it and install fresh Windows...but same thing. Booted from live linux distro...only external monitor works. So, as I can see, external monitors on VGA or DP can work but only with generic VGA drivers. OS correctly recognize graphic card, but when driver is installed external monitor also goes blank and windows freezes (not responding on caps/num lock, no longer pingable on network).As in one moment internal monitor went back online it seams that maybe is some bad connections...but where...GPU or video memory? Also tried HP diagnostic... Read more

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Hey,

I have a Qosmio G50-10H, running windows 7 32-bit. After connecting an external monitor the internal laptop screen goes almost black. It's possible to see some elements on screen, but it's to dark grey to work on. It does not respond much to color or brightness adjustment (black to really dark grey). The main trouble is when disconnection the external monitor the internal monitor still is dark grey and still isn't responding much to adjustments. It's so dark on the brigthest adjustments that it is impossible to work on. I have downloaded latest driver for support, but still same problem.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Laptop monitor goes black after connection external vga monitor

It is somehow strange.
Can you switch between LCD and external display using FN+F5 key combination?
If you can switch to LCD only is everything OK again?

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Hi I have lenovo ideapad y y500 with 650m sli, which originally had windows 8 but then I updated to windows 8.1 and used the fix for GPU bios provided by this forum.The issue is that both my external and laptop monitors go black when I connect external monitor to my laptop with vga cable.I have had this issue since I updated nvidia driver back in the middle of january. (befor the update it worked fine I had no issues). I only used external monitor occasionally so I decided to wait for nvidia to fix the problem (rolling back to previous nvidia driver version did not help). Well now after 3 new version the problem persists. I tried using  the hot key on my keyboard to change between 4 different monitor-laptop setups (only laptop, only monitor, resize..) and it did not help.  I tried recording my laptop screen when I pluged in the external monitor and the video is normal (it isn't black). I then opend nvidia control panel to see if it recognises external monitor and recorded the screen. My external monitor (samsung) was recognised.Click for video on youtubeIn between black flashes i pluged in/out the external monitor.Translation for "zaslon na prenosniku" : laptop's screen. So any idea how to resolve this problem ? Thanks in advance.

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Hey guys new here,

Currently using a laptop (Lenovo Y510P) and am looking to project from it as a second monitor. Want something I can take with me so I'm looking at Picos.

Saw a review on youtube between a Pico and a full sized epson and I'm not seeing very much difference, is this camera trickery or are these projectors really this close?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKlDUZS67g4&list=UUAgQDzRklgm9Ku7EVkqBbHA

I saw that the pico also has better contrast and clarity than the full sized.

Thanks in advance!
 

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well i'm buying a new computer and i can't decide if i'm going to buy a projector or monitor for it. i really like BenQ's E2200HDA and the MP512ST. the E2200HDA is a 22" HDMI monitor and the MP512ST is a 55" short-throw projector with a 2000:1 contrast ratio can you give me some advice?

Answer:projector or monitor

Projector lamps cost a fortune and don't last very long.Get a monitor.

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Fairly new X220, all drivers uptodate. When I try connecting an external HDTV monitor via the display port I get a BSOD if I try to run the external monitor either as a single display or an extended desktop. Can do whatever i want in terms of resolution and refresh rate when cloned to the laptop display however. Have recently reinstalled OS etc due to harddrive failure.  Had similar problem when machine was new, but somehow solved it back then but can't seem to get around things now. Any offers of help?? Pete 













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:X220 BSOD when connecting external monitor

Solved my own problem with driver update. According to Lenovo update utility everything was good, but going direct to Lenovo X220 driver site i found an update for the Intel HD graphics adapter.  Now using version 8.15.10.2538. Which means.....- External monitor now works.- On screen display now works.- Aero graphics windows index increase from 4.7 to 5.4 Very pleased Pete 

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I can't get a projector for under $50 but I want to watch TV and movies in bed with a projector. I saw an article at http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-iPod-Video-Projector/ and it teaches me to build a iPod projector. Can I do it for a old CRT monitor?If I want to use a A/V device, I can always use a TV tuner.

Answer:Turning a CRT monitor into a projector

Never say never, but with the way a CRT is designed, makes it highly unlikely that it could be used as a projector for what you want.A CRT actually already is a projector but it is designed just to project on to the front screen.

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I've got a dillemma...

I'm selling my paintball gear which totals to around $500 because I can't afford to pay $50-100 weekly to play... and leaving the stuff sitting around is just a waste...

Thus, with my $500 budget in mind! I'm going to be making a little room for myself to chill in during the summer with friends and alone. The room itself is 13' by 16' and has two doors and a small 2' by 6" window at the very top of the room on the far wall. (Its in the basement so the window can be easily covered if I'll be using the room for a projector)

So... should I get a budget projector for for around $400 or $500 and use that to play games on, watch movies etc.

Or should I just get a nice size monitor. (~22") and spend the money elsewhere?

I'm leaning towards the projector personally since picture quality isn't that important as long as it looks decent. The only problem I can see is that budget projectors may not have many good resolutions that will let me see text clearly... Brightness seems to be fine since you can get budget projectors with anywhere from 1500-2500 lumens for a nice price.

Just remember that if I choose a projector, the $500 budget will need to also accomodate a screen... if I so choose to use one. The room however is all white and would be decent enough even without a screen... I'm thinking that I can find a projector with a rebate that I can use to buy the screen a while after using the projector.

One problem with using a large... Read more

Answer:Projector... or Large Monitor?

I vote projector
just because its huge, and the awesomeness of playing games on 100"+ screen

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A55 laptop. The f5 key when holding down the Fn key connects me to a projector or 2nd monitor. Recently this function is not working. In fact it appears none of the F keys are working with the Fn key (although a green light comes on when I press the Fn key... but none of the function keys (f1 thru f12) work.

I've tried re-installing the driver for the "hotkey" as they're called. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:f5 problems - projector/monitor

Hi TonyinPa, and welcome to TSF.

Sorry for the delayed response but as you can probably see, we are very busy here right now.

If you still require our assistance with this matter, please post back.

I will subscribe to your thread so that i will be alerted to any response from you and will get back to you as soon as i can.

Also, this problem is outside my field of expertise but i can have your thread moved to the relevant forum.

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I am thinking of getting a projector for night purposes. I still want to continue my monitor during the day. Is there something that I can use to allow me to switch between the two without having to unplug one or the other.
thanks in advance
 

Answer:Rotate between monitor and projector

Sure, a KVM switch will do the trick, although you won't need the K and the M part. Keyboard/Video/Mouse is what KVM stands for.
 

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I have one projector connected to the vga port and monitor connected to the dvi port. It is a geforce 6800 video card. I want to be able to toggle between monitor and project like how you would do it with a laptop when you hit Fn+F4. Is there a hotkey or an app for it? thx
 

Answer:toggle between projector and monitor

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I am trying to extend the monitor of my desktop computer to a projector.
Is there a way to change the settings so that the LCD projector becomes "another monitor" instead of just showing what is on the computer's monitor right now?

We have mounted the projectors in the ceiling, so we have a black box that all of the input devices plug into. Then one goes to the monitor on the computer, and another goes to a grey box on the wall. This box goes up to the projector in the ceiling.

Thanks a bunch !

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Hi, I notice that I get a BSOD whenever I turn on my computer with an external monitor attached. Also have the same experience when running the windows experience index with an external monitor. W530 with K1000 video card, fully updated bios and nvidia graphics drivers (and all other lenovo drivers). Also tried updating to latest video drivers from nvidia site, still same problem. Anyone else experiencing the same thing? Suggestions?

Answer:BSOD on boot with external monitor plugged in to HDMI

We too are having issues with 3 W530s when connecting to any sort of external device, whether it is a monitor or projector, VGA, DVI or HDMI. We receive the nvlddmkm.sys blue screen upon connection of the device if the laptop is already running or shortly after login if we boot the machine up with the peripheral connected. We have updated BIOS, the nVidia driver, the Intel chipset driver and ran the computer in all display modes (generic, discrete and Optimus) and still get the error. Also noticed that when the Blue Screen occurs, there is increased fan speed on the exhaust and an acrid/ozone smell. 

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Hello !

I have a strange Problem with two Satellite Pro L670-16Z. I connected an external Monitor. After changing settings to extend the windows desktop I rebooted the system.
Then I gott a Blue Screen. I disconected the external monitor, nut this does not help. The system does not boot. I always get an Blue Screen.
The systems are running Windows XP. I have this with two of them with diffrent external monitors.
I can boot a BartPe. I have not recoverd the systems yet. The systems are very fresh, only running for 14 days.

Any suggestions ??

Regards

Stephan

Answer:Satellite Pro L670-16Z BSOD after boot with external Monitor

Do you use original Toshiba WXP recovery image?
Can you start WXP in safe mode?

Which port do you use to connect external monitor?

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I recently purchased an external ASUS monitor and hooked it up today. I also just today started getting a Blue Screen of Death with the following message at the bottom:"Stop code: VIDEO SCHEDULER INTERNAL ERROR"I've never experienced this problem until I hooked up the monitor, and the problem seems to go away when I disconnect it.Thanks!

Answer:Ideapad z710 BSOD with ASUS external monitor

time to call Technical support.





T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Win 10 64bitZ70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Win 10 64bit FHD 17.3", G840 w/2GB

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Hi,

I have a Tecra A10 PTSB0A-05C023 with XP SP3 on an Express Port Replicator, running to an external monitor (1280x1024) over VGA. Works fine for a while, then seems to BSOD spontaneously when not in use - possibly when screensaver or powersaver kicks in.

BSOD is a STOP 0x0000007E in igxpmp32.sys

I've downloaded and installed the latest intel video drivers from the Toshiba website - 6.14.10.4953

Any assistance or advice in eliminating the BSOD would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,

Rhys.

Answer:Tecra A10 - BSOD with Port Replicator and external monitor

Hi mate,

I asked Google for ?igxpmp32.sys? and this file belongs to the Intel display driver. In your case I would recommend checking the Intel page for latest display drivers.
[www.intel.com]

Furthermore have a look on the Toshiba website for a BIOS update or have you already installed the latest BIOS?

Furthermore it would be interesting to know which Port Replicator you are using exactly. Can you post the model number?

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I have a Sansui 19" lcd tv that I want to connect to my computer as a second monitor. I have it connected to the dvi port on my PC with a vga to dvi adaptor. While the computer is booting I get identical video on both my lcd monitor and the Sansui TV, but once Windows loads the TV's video goes away and is replaced by "No Signal." What do I have to do to get the TV to participate in dual or extended mode? I have a GeForce 6200 video card with VGA and DVI ports, running on a windows XP Pro machine. Each monitor works well separately on either port, but the TV will not work with the primary monitor.

Answer:LCD TV as extended second monitor

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/hwandprograms/monitors.mspx"Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor"

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Hi All,
I have an external Envision flatscreen monitor that I have been using attached to my laptop for around a year. I have the monitor displaying on both laptop and the external Monitor. Just recently I had a pc issue which I have rectified and my external monitor since rectifying that issue now displays fuzzy. What can I troubleshoot to find out my issue. I've reviewed the Graphics and Display Properties. It is currently sitting at 1024 by 768, Color: True Color and Refresh 60HZ. The odd thing is that when I am in Display Properties, Settings tab, the left monitor in top is black (this should be my laptop) and the right monitor in the pic, which should be my external monitor is gr3y. When I have pressed on the black monitor, and press Identify it indicates 1. When I press on the grey monitor and press identify, it says it is not active, although I do have an image on my external monitor (fuzzy image). When I click the arrow on 'Extend my Windows Desktop this monitor' the right monitor then is black and when I press on it and press 'Identify' it says it is 1 as well. Is this correct. I know this has nothing to do with the fuzziness but still thought I might see if this is an issue or not.
When I right click on my desktop and go into Graphics Properties - I just get confused as to what this is all about. When I go into Display Tab the Monitor is checked, I can check on any of the others i.e. Notebook, Intel Dual display clone or Extended Desktop. Re... Read more

Answer:Fuzzy External Monitor - Laptop Monitor ok

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I have an new R series laptop and the monitor was recently craked.  Is it possible to set up and run an external monitor if I'm having difficulty seeing anything on the broken screen?  

Answer:Broken Laptop Monitor, Can I use an external Monitor?

Yes I think your VGA port is on the side just connect the monitor and press FN  and F7 keys together this should switch the video over to the monitor

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I need to use an external monitor as my primary and I have Windows XP installed on my 3000 N100. How do I do it?Thanks in advance,Lynn 

Answer:Can I use an external monitor as my primary monitor in Windows XP

   Yes. This should be an option under the software driving your graphics adapter.   There is more than one way to access that.  Shut your laptop off, connect your external display to it, start the display & then the laptop..  The laptop may well show you a dialogue asking how you wish to use the external monitor, just follow the dialogue to use an external monitor as a primary one.  If not, open Control Panel, then open 'Display', go to the 'Settings' tab, where your choices will be displayed.   Some monitors have downloadable drivers that provide more options that your basic operating system provides.

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The laptop our family shares recently had its monitor broken. It displays half of the screen, but will not stop shaking. I have it hooked up to an external monitor, but I am unable to use it to display the laptop screen without changing the display settings via the laptop. Is there some command I can use to set the external monitor to display the laptop screen? Or do I need to replace the laptop screen?
 

Answer:using an external monitor as a primary monitor for a laptop

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I just upgraded one of our classrooms to a Dell Optiplex 380 running Windows 7. We have many of the model 380 running Windows XP. This is one of the first few w/Win 7. I connected a projector to the unit with an Ultima SXGA Monitor Y-cable. This allows what is on the desktop to show on the projector screen. I am not looking to do a dual-display, just a mirror of the desktop. This has always worked fine with Win XP on the same model.

If I power up the computer w/o powering on the projector, I get no display on the monitor. As soon as I power on the projector, my monitor display comes on. If I then power off the projector, my monitor display will stay on for about 3-4 minutes, then goes blank. Again, if I then power on the projector, my display comes back.

We cannot leave the projector on all the time as it shortens the life of the bulb and the teacher obviously does not always want to display what is on her screen for the class to see (email, etc.). She has been simply disconnecting the projector from the Y-cable and using her monitor until which time she wants to use the projector. A band-aid, not a solution.

Thinking it may be a hardware issue with the onboard video, i brought in another of the same model and it did the same thing. I tested same model, only running Windows XP and it DID NOT blank out. This makes me think it is a Windows 7 issue, but I am not familiar enough to know what.

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Answer:Monitor display goes out unless projector is powered on

Hello PonyMom, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using Windows Key + P to select between "Computer Only" and "Projector Only" display modes may work in this situation.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...on-switch.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a work laptop which I want to attach to a projector. The projector is not detecting a signal though when connected. I tried connecting a monitor to the laptop but couldn't get a response there either. I tried the projector on my home PC and it works perfectly. Both are running XP pro. Can anyone help me please?

Answer:Can't connect projector or monitor to laptop

there is a hot key combination on laptops to switch laptop only, external monitor only and both. on mine its Fn+F4mrdsgs

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Hi guys,

My goal is to have Windows 7 provide proper resolution for both LCD monitor (connected via HDMI) and my projector (VGA port).

When projector is turned on, the maximum resolution is being grayed out for selection. However, if LCD is disabled or unplug and projector is the main display, it provides or offer the use of the maximum resolution.

Answer:Windows 7 to work with a a projector and LCD monitor

What is your graphics card?

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Hello,I'm using Windows XP Professional (and on the machine in question, I think it's 64-bit).  I don't have the option to replace/upgrade the computer, monitor, or projector in question but I need to know how to make this work.We have a CAD tube with a Monitor.   The Computer has a DVI port (exactly 1) and the monitor accepts a DVI cable.  Great.What we want is to be able to simultaneously display the same video on a projector next to the machine.  The projector accepts VGA.We have a VGA - DVI adapter, so we can unplug cables and swap but then CAD Guy can't look at his work up close while presenting.I bought a DVI splitter on amazon.com, but when I plug it in, the computer monitor acknowledges a signal exists, but displays only black, and the projector for the most part appears to not be aware there's a signal.If I'm reading right, the Monitor cable has a DVI-D Single Link, the Adapter is DVI-D Dual LInk, and the Male (1 in the 2-1) is a DVI-D Dual Link.  The Female ends of the splitter look like they are universal.Please help me understand how to split this signal.Thanks,

Answer:How to - Split one DVI Signal to DVI Monitor and VGA Projector

DVI is a Digital Sync signal and VGA is an Analog Sync signal. You can handle this 2 ways, the computer might have a slot available for a video card upgrade in which you can install a video card with dual video out, even if video card is dual DVI, you can convert one of the DVI's to VGA with adapter and then set up Dual Display config to be cloned display mode.Other option is to use a video splitter box that takes in 1 signal and outputs 2. But not sure if those boxes like to switch between native say digital to analog or not. For problems like this I usually upgrade the system with a video card that allows for dual display. The splitter box if single DVI in and Dual DVI out, I am not sure of adding an adapter to the one DVI out to convert to VGA if it will negotiate a Analog VGA Signal Sync or not.

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Hi All -
I have a Dell Vostro 1700 Laptop, and I extend my display to a Planar PL2010M monitor. Worked perfectly... UNTIL, I had to use the laptop for a presentation on a projector. Ever since then, I have been having major issues with the extended display.

After the presentation, I plugged the Planar back in and monitor would not display. After SEVERAL rounds of Fn F8, it finally came back. About a week later took the laptop home (does not come home everyday and had been on since the projector incident). When I brought it back to work, and monitor not working. It IS getting power from the laptop, and if I turn it off then back on, the screen will flick a quick glimpse of the desktop, then black.

I read some where to go into BIOS, but did not see anything there that I felt comfortable changing. After exiting BIOS and rebooting, monitor came back again.

Now after having laptop out of the office for two days, I am back to black screen but green power light on???

help?
 

Answer:Solved: 2nd Monitor not working after using projector

You've marked your thread as Solved? Have you solved this, and if so what was the solution as it may be useful for others.
 

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I am trying to set-up my computer to view the monitor and projector at the same time.  I have a dell gx280.  I have a dvi port with a dvi to vga duel splitter.  I am able to connect using port 1 of the splitter, but not port 2.  What do I need to do to get port 2 of the splitter to send data?  Or is there something that I need to do to the card?

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I have a new HP laptop (WinXP sp2) that I use for presentations. I use a mid-range Panasonic lcd projector. The laptop monitor has higher resolution than the projector which I think is the cause of the very fuzzy/out of focus picture on the projector. I've tried to lower the resolution on the laptop but when I hook up the projector, it changes back to the original high resolution setting. My objective is to get a clear picture on the projector screen.
 

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I have a compaq Evo N100v laptop that stays hooked up to a projector through the serial VGA monitor out in a classroom. Yesterday and today, upon bootup, you can see the windows bootup screens and then the built in laptop monitor goes black, while the projector continues to display what's on the laptop. Usually I get both displays the whole time. Someone said something about a sleep mode, but I don't know if that's the problem OR how to disengage said sleep mode. Any help would be highly appreciated. Thanks, LIFTED
 

Answer:Laptop Monitor not displaying \ projector is

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Hello Sir/ Madam,
I am using a new dell monitor to connect with a laptop through VGA cable, The additional screen resolution only displays with 1024 x 768. Please consult me solutions to enhance this resolution.
Regards,

 

Answer:The resolution on extended monitor

VGA analog connections are very limited. There is no solution except to upgrade your video on the computer and use a DVI, hdmi digital connection.

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Good morning I hope someone may be able to offer a solution.I have extended my desktop across two identical monitors. My nvidia graphics card has 1 dvi port and 1 vga.I also want to be able to connect to a tv (to show pictures, spreadsheets and for BBC i-player etc).I have used a splitter from the vga port for one of the monitors and the TV but it degrades the appearance of the monitor screen considerably. No amount of messing with the monitor controls can correct this.What would I need to be able to keep the set up as permanent, rather than having to swap cables on the computer each time I want to use the TV as a third monitor? (It's not very easy to get at).I really am hoping for a solution which won't involve a horrendously expensive new graphics card.

Answer:extended desktop plus tv monitor

You do not mention your graphics card,but I think an upgrade may well be in order, I have 5 connections on my latest card and 4 on my older card.

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I have two questions, 1. Can I use generic RAM on the SL410, so long as it's DDR3, NON-ECC, unbuffered?  I know Kingston makes one that's specifically labeled as compatible, but can I also use others? 2. Since it has both a VGA and HDMI port, is it possible to have 2 extended monitors?  By this I mean, the two extended monitors would have independent views. Many Thanks !!!   - J    

Answer:SL410 ram and extended monitor

Hi jimmyCanada,1. Yes, you can use generic RAM from others also, as long as they're compatible.2. Never tried so can't say anything helpful. Hope it helps.





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HI
I have Acer aspire 5310 basic vista with broken screen and I can't extended to the 2 monitor because is not exist in display setting. I can boot to the CRT screen when vista is loading but after Windows can't set the logo and the screen is black.But there is no problem with safe mode I can work with vista.I try to change in advanced setting but there is only one screen. I update VGA intel 945GMdriver..but nothing change.also can't change properties Monitor in advanced setting.
can you help me?
also try with "empowering.....> epresentation ....> projection .nothing hapened

Answer:can't extended desktop onto this monitor

Originally Posted by vistab08


HI
I have Acer aspire 5310 basic vista with broken screen and I can't extended to the 2 monitor because is not exist in display setting. I can boot to the CRT screen when vista is loading but after Windows can't set the logo and the screen is black.But there is no problem with safe mode I can work with vista.I try to change in advanced setting but there is only one screen. I update VGA intel 945GMdriver..but nothing change.also can't change properties Monitor in advanced setting.
can you help me?
also try with "empowering.....> epresentation ....> projection .nothing hapened



If you can boot into safe mode on the CRT screen, right click on that screen and select PERSONALIZE and then you should see two boxes to represent your screens. Click IDENTIFY monitors so you know which is which and then using the drop down box, select the correct screen and make this your MAIN Monitor

Kotuku

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I'm having a problem setting up my new HP w2207 monitor with my laptop. It mirrors it fine, but I'd prefer it to extend to the monitor instead. When i set it to extend, i can tell that it does extend because the mouse moves onto the next screen, however the monitor goes into sleep mode. Therefore I can't see any picture on it. And it stays in sleep mode no matter what even if i restart or change the settings back. The only way i got it back to mirror mode is by doing a system restore. Ive connected it using dvi but I don't think it matters for extending the monitor. Any ideas? (I emailed HP, but no help at all.)

Answer:Extended monitor on laptop

What kind of laptop is it and what's the video card installed? Sounds more likely to be a problem with the video card and not the monitor to me.

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Hey all...

I would be able to hook up my Dell Inspiron B130 to my projector just fine and then I didn't try for a couple months and last night I tried and my screen would only flicker. Before I would be able to toggle between monitor, monitor + projector, and projector now it only goes from monitor to monitor. I've been researching this for a couple hours so lets just say all of the basic trouble shooting hasnt worked

Please help!

Answer:Unable to toggle projector/monitor mode using Fn + CRT/LCD

Hello & welcome to TSF ,

now i am not a projecter user but lets try this

now what i need to do is go to your (device manager)

now once there you will want to select from the toolbar of the window(veiw) then a drop down menu / from it you will select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks , make a note of what they

now liik to see if your system is even adding it to the device manager / now it may depend on what type it is (usb or a seiral port device ) so you may need to look at the usb driver or the imaging devices of the device manager

get back to me

Mike

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I have a Dell E6410 and I can't get a second display to work on it. When I got into the display options and try to detect a second monitor or projector hooked to it, it doesn't detect anything.The drivers are all updated and I've tried using the function + F8 key to get it to work.I noticed today that if I'm in the BIOS and I close the lid to the laptop it will display on the projector, but once Windows boots it won't display on the projector no matter what I do.

Answer:Dual Monitor/Projector not working with laptop

Have you already done this?Google: E6410 running dual monitorshttp://www.google.com/search?q=E6410+running+dual+monitors&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-aThe Dell laptop does not witch to external  monitor unless there is a monitor in place and you have the right drivers installed.

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In the Microsoft color control panel
Win 10 version 1607
How do I specify a color profile (from the Xrite I1 colorimeter) for the generic Dell Inspiron lap top display, and a different profile for a projector?
In the Windows 10 color control panel, under devices I only see the generic display.
With the projector turned on, and in both extend and duplicate mode, I do not see the projector under devices.
I can specify a default ICC profile (.icm) for the display, but how do is specify a different one for the projector?

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I have to give a talk using a projector and slides made up as a Powerpoint slide show. Is there a way of being able to see all the slides at once on the computer (laptop) monitor and then selecting the one to appear via the projector on the big screen?I saw this done many years ago but can't remember the details of the programme. Any ideas?

Answer:Powerpoint monitor screen and projector image

You have to Extend the desktop to the projector screen.run two versions of the presentation one on each screen.leave all screens visable on the laptop screen and on the other show slect the slids you wish to see.Practice first before doig the presentation

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When I try to connect to an external monitor or projector with an HDMI cable I get no image or audio.  I know the monitor/projectors work because there is no problem when connecting with VGA adapter.  Also, I see that the computer recognizes the monitor because it switches default sound device to the monitor (just no sound comes out).  I have gone into settings and set to "duplicate" but that does not help.  I have tried turning everything off, then connecting and restarting everything but that doesn't work either.  Anybody know what is going on?  The computer I am using is brand new.

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When an external monitor or projector via VGA cable is connected to the Qosmio X770 laptop to boot just get the external display and the display of the laptop screen is no longer possible!
The 2 screens are still displayed when the external display is connected after booting the laptop and after the NVIDIA configuration!

When turning off and back on without disconnecting the VGA cable
just get the external screen and everything will be repeated.
I have some questions before I ask the Toshiba forum:
Is this normal?

Is the coupling after the start-up harmful to the equipment?
Can this be remedied by changing the BIOS settings?

Answer:Qosmio X770-11C - connecting monitor or projector

> The 2 screens are still displayed when the external display is connected after booting the laptop and after the NVIDIA configuration!
> Is this normal?
> Is the coupling after the start-up harmful to the equipment?
>Can this be remedied by changing the BIOS settings


Yes, this is ok but you can also change this in BIOS:
Here you can set the video output from ?Auto? to internal display

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I have shared use of a Satellite Pro U300 and someone has messed with the settings I think. When connected to a projector and selecting monitor 1 & 2 or just 2 all I get is the default projector blue display. If I activate monitor 2 what I get is an image of the desktop background but no programmes. What settings are likely to have been messed up?

Answer:Satellit Pro U300 ext. monitor/projector problem

Is option ?Extend the desktop onto this monitor? in Display settings enabled?
If yes remove check mark and use FN+F5 key combination to switch onto projector only.

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I have a acer aspire 5400 with a NVIDA GT 430 1g Dedicated graphics card. I have my main monitor hooked up through DVI-I port and I want to go to my lap top to use it as a second monitor by VGA. I have gone through all the procedures, I E Windows button and chose the extended function on my main screen and all I get from the Second is a blank desk top with no cursor and without the ability to move browsers or work to the second screen. The my lap top and desk top are detecting each other, however I cant get them to identify as screen 1 and screen 2. They both want to stay screen 1.

Any suggestions

Answer:Extended Monitor Will Not Share Desk Top

Hi Reason, welcome to the Seven Forums.

There is no way you can use your laptop as a secondary display for your desktop simply by connecting it with VGA to your desktop. It does not work.

You can connect external display to a laptop to use multi display mode on laptop. If you want to use multiple displays on desktop, you need to use monitors or TV's equipped with VGA, DVI or HDMI. Laptop display is impossible to use as a secondary display for your desktop without some heavy tweaking.

Can I use my laptop display for my desktop?

With some restrictions, you can use laptop as a secondary display over the network. Here's how: Bits Bytes n' 42: Using the spare laptop as a secondary monitor.

Please keep in your mind this is not suitable for graphic intensive stuff:





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Since the desktop is captured, streamed over the LAN and recreated at the destination end this is generally ideal for the static text windows. But it is quite acceptable for small sized videos as well.


Kari

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