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Lcd connection Hi there am having trouble connecting my laptop (advent 8315) to my lcd tv. after following all the instructions,i am then asked to change the settings using the fn key.i have tried all the fn keys to no avail.i looked up the fn key functions on the net for my advent and it doesn't appear to have the right function key.where can i find the fn key i need? or does my advent not have one?

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  • dan_lewis930 Nov 15, 2008

    hi thanks for the quick reply

    i have located the the actual fn key however the f key with the small moniter icon (f3) just blanks the screen! after searching the website it doesn't seem that the f3 key or any of the f keys have the function i require to activate the lcd conection.

    regards danny


  • dan_lewis930 Nov 15, 2008

    hi thanks for the quick reply

    i have located the the actual fn
    key however the f key with the small moniter icon (f3) just blanks the
    screen! after searching the website it doesn't seem that the f3 key or
    any of the f keys have the function i require to activate the lcd
    conection.

    regards danny

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Hi,

It would be uncommon for a laptop not to have a function key, Fn. This would be normally located somewhere bottom left of the keyboard often after the CTRL key and/or before the Windows key. Further, it is often required to press the Fn key + F? key where the F? would be one of the F keys with the small monitor icon.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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    Louie Role Nov 15, 2008

    Ooopps, perhaps unknown to you, the rating you gave me brought my ranking down.

    In any case, pls try lowering your Screen Resolution first as well as the Screen Refresh Rate. This could be done in the Settings tab of your laptop's Display Properties. Thereafter, pls try again the Fn + F3. You may need to cycle, in some models, the choices are laptop display, laptop + TV, TV only.

    Should this do the trick, perhaps you will reconsider the rating; of course as you see it fit.

    Cheers.




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