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My acer laptop screen crack and I trid to coonnect it to monitor

It didnt work only in safe mode

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    mine does the same thing it will only come up the screen in safe mode ?

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You will more than likely need to enable the external monitor port of the laptop, using the Fn key, and one of the F Keys along the top. On the Travelmate's it's usually F5, so hold the Fn Key and press F5, with the monitor connected and powered up. You should find it springs into life. If not, you need to look for the monitor key on your laptop. It will look like an F Key along the top, but will have a little symbol showing two monitors on it (two rounded edge rectangles).

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