Question about Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

When I attach an external monitor the F5 key does not toggle to the external monitor although the external monitor shows the windows logo at bootup and then goes to test screen.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 33 Answers

Goto your control planel select display settings on the notebook to adjust the selected monitor. Than test monitor 1 or 2. What OS are you using it is alittle diffence. XP or vista; vista has personalization and xp go into display properties.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY VGA PORT IS ENABLED?


Press, and hold down on the Fn key, and AT THE SAME time tap once on the F5 key.

The F5 key is the Display Toggle-Over key.

Still no?
There are at least 3 display options;
1) Internal monitor of laptop ONLY.
2) Internal monitor of laptop AND external VGA monitor
3) External VGA monitor ONLY

Hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the F5 key.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Feb 28, 2013 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

1 Answer

No video signal from hmdi connection laptop to tv


Your laptop has at least 3 display options;

1) Laptop internal monitor ONLY
2) Laptop internal monitor AND external display device
3) External display device ONLY

Press the Fn key down, and hold it down. Tap once on the F5 key.
(The F5 key is the Display Toggle-Over key)

Still no? Hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the F5 key.
Also make sure the HDTV is set.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Dec 15, 2012 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My screen went white, how can I fix this?


Don't freak out!

You just tapped the Display Toggle-Over key.

Hold the Fn key down, and at the same time tap ONCE on the F5 key.
Still no?
Hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the F5 key.

There are at least 3 display options for your laptop, Shivam;

1) Internal monitor of laptop ONLY
2) Internal monitor of laptop AND external display
3) External display ONLY

You set it by accident to external display ONLY.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Aug 18, 2012 | Acer Aspire Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Have a Gateway Notebook KAV-60 with a broken screen. Trying to connect to an external monitor without any prompts or commands, as I can't see the screen. With an Acer Netbook I just plugged in the


Make sure the vga cable is in tight on the kav-60 and the external monitor.

Try the keystrokes to toggle the display. Normally you would Press and Hold the FN function key located at the lower left on the keyboard then hit the key F1 thru F12 that toggles the display. The correct F1 thru F12 key to hit will have LCD/CRT on it or it will have the icon of a display. The display toggles in three stages ( laptop only, external only or both laptop and external).

Apr 29, 2012 | Gateway Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Model acer travelmate 4000 nodisplay on lcd and external monitor


You say the trouble is with the keyboard. Can you attach an external keyboard via USB and see if you can push Fn key with F5 (I think it is the F5 key - try Fn with others - keep Fn pressed and repeatedly press the F5 or F6 etc.) several times to see if the screen toggles between LCD and external monitor. For this to work you will have to restart the computer after attaching the external keyboard. Press the start button until the computer goes off, and press again to restart.

Itf you ascertain that the trouble is with the 99.N7082.01D, make sure to try to fit it in correctly, or perhaps the Fn key has some dust or liquid in it so it does not function. Then you have to try to clean it from the inside after you disassemble.

Jan 07, 2011 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

1 Answer

I cant connect extra monitor


I presume the VGA cable is OK and the external monitor is good.
On the "F" keys, (function Keys) at the top of your keyboard, one will have a diagremme of a laptop next to an empty screen, maybe F5, press and hold the FN ket whilst pressing the F5 key.
That will toggle between internal, both and external monitors.
For more information, go to the Dell website and download as required.
Hope that helps.

Nov 03, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

1 Answer

I am using an acer aspire one netbook on xp. i can not make the external monitor that i attach to the serial port to work. is just shows, "no signal" When i press fn f5, it still won't work. please help.


Hi, Could you please post the Model Number of the computer.Are you trying to connect using a VGA cable or a HDMI ?Fn+F5 key combinations are used to toggle the display between the laptop and the External Monitor.Try these steps
1.Remove all cables,Turn OFF computer and Monitor
2.Start the computer and wait till it boots to windows nrmally.
3.Start the Monitor,then plug the cables between laptop and Monitor.
4.Check with Fn+F5 to toggle display

Jun 30, 2010 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

2 Answers

I cant transfer my laptop screen to my pc monitor.. how i can transfer it???


Press Fn key + F5 once or twice. Usually Fn+F5 will toggle you between 3 options: internal LCD - Both internal & external - Enternal only. Wait a moment after changing the mode, as the monitor has to detect the signal and react to it.
Once you are on external only, you can change the screen resolution to better suit the external monitor's capabilities.
With the laptop and monitor active at the same time, both will operate at the same resolution.

Nov 20, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4530-5889 Notebook PC

2 Answers

Acer aspire 3680


Display Toggle - <Fn> + <F5> will toggle from external monitor
Screen Blank - <Fn> + <F6> will turn the LCD off

hope that helps.

Jan 27, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

1 Answer

External monitor for amilo pro v2030


hi
when the external monitor is connected hold down the function key " f n " ( which is located 2nd on left of lowest row ) and then press either the F4 or F5 function keys on top line....the one that has a small icon like a rectangle or tv screen on it ....it has usually 3 toggle positions so if it dosent work first time then just press the same key again (still holding fn key) until it allows the monitor to get the signal.....if F4 dosent work then go thru the same sequence with F5 but depending on the laptop model it could be any one ...F3/F4/F5/F6 the usual suspects....
hope this helps

Jan 04, 2008 | Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro V2000 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire One  PC Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

695 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

586 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...