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Display output turned off

In desktop settings under advanced/display (XP), I accidentally turned off the monitor. Computer starts up but only has a black screen. How do I turn the monitor output back on?

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You are going to have to take it to a computer tech. that is the only thing i can tell you unless you are useing a pci video card if that is the case put it in a new slot and reboot.

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Dual Monitors. #1 works fine. Plug inb #2 and #1 goes to sceeen saver and #2 stays blank.


Both monitors must be plugged in when the computer is started for the second monitor to be detected, and you must configure the second monitor once the computer has started
In windows XP: control panel -> display -> settings tab -> select second display -> check "extend my windows desktop onto this monitor" -> click apply
In windows vista/7: control panel -> adjust screen resolution -> select second display and then under "multiple displays" select "Extend desktop to this display"

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Trying to connect computer to LCD TV and get no signal?


Hi.


If you are trying to connect computer to LCD TV and get no signal, as a first thing do the following:

Double check cable and connection. If possible test different connections. Try using VGA, DVI or AV, depending on availability on computer and TV.

Ensure that Video drivers on computer are properly installed, and that the video adapter is working properly.

If you are using a laptop, ensure that you do not need to use a function button to enable the external display, this is pretty common on laptops.

If you are using a desktop, go to display properties, find the windows where you get the picture of two monitors, and ensure that both monitors are enabled.

On Vista try also using the 'Identify Monitor' button on Top. It is located on same properties panel as the two monitor, the main Display Property windows. From the same window you can also modify display resolution, as explained later.

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If still no luck, then it may be a problem of synchronization between TV and computer, in that case try the following.

  1. Turn off TV.
  2. Disconnect TV power cord.
  3. Restart computer.
  4. With Computer already on, plug back and restart TV.


....If that does not work.


On computer, go to display properties.

First try changing computer resolution. The TV max resolution may not be available on computer. In that case try lowering down to the smallest 16:9 resolution available on computer graphic settings (usually LCD TVs are 16:9), and if that does not work, set resolution to 800x600, just to test (picture proportion will be distorted, or you get squared box on a 16:9 TV).



If that does not work, open Display Properties. In Display Properties access Advanced, and then Monitor settings (XP). On Vista choose Personalize in control panel, then Display Settings, and go straight to Monitor Settings, in there again go to Advanced.

Under the advanced monitor settings you will find a tab called monitor, in there you find the monitor frequency. Try setting this to 50Hz, if that does not work try 100 HZ, that is the output frequency of your TV. If you get unsupported frequency, revert value to normal.

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I have a Mag Innovision 2200W Monitor. I messed with the settings, and now I get a ''mode not supported'' error. The computer is running in the background, and works with other monitors, but not this one....


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To resolve this issue connect a monitor which is working with the Computer. Now right click on desktop and select properties(if windows XP) or personalize/screen resolution (if windows vista / 7)-> Now click on settings tab (windows XP) or change the resolution of your monitor-> Choose a lower resolution rate maybe 800X600. Now try connecting the other monitor with your Computer and it will work.

If not then check for the refresh rate of your monitor, adjust it to 60 Hz. You can adjust refresh rate from settings tab->advanced button(in XP). Screen resolution/Display settings(under windows 7/vista)->Advanced setting->monitor tab ->refresh rate.

This will surely resolve your issue.

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Lcd screen stuck in external screen mode


How to use the function (Fn) keys on the keyboard - ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p


Switching the display output location.
Switch between the computer display and an external monitor. If an external monitor is attached, the computer output is displayed in the following three patterns by turns:
  • External monitor (CRT display)
  • Computer display and external monitor (LCD + CRT display)
  • Computer display (LCD)
Notes:
  • For any operating system other than Windows 2000 or Windows XP, no additional procedure is needed. Just press Fn+F7.
  • This function is not supported if different desktop images are displayed on the computer display and the external monitor (the Extend desktop function).
  • This function does not work while a DVD movie or a video clip is playing.
To enable this function in Windows 2000 and Windows XP, the following procedure is needed:
  1. When you log on to Windows 2000 and Windows XP for the first time, press Fn + F7 and select a display-switching function in the Initial setup window. Since in Windows 2000 and Windows XP multiple users can log on to a single operating system by using different user IDs, each user needs to select the function in the initial setup window when logging on for the first time.
  2. If the Fn + F7 key combination have been assigned to a presentation scheme function, start Presentation Director, and change the settings.

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Attention out of range is displayed on ibm 2 74 monitor


To resolve this behavior, either change the refresh rate, or change the video adapter settings.

To change the refresh rate:
  1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
  2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Adapter Default from the Refresh Rate list.
  4. Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes to restart the computer in Normal mode.
You can set the colors and screen area to your preferences under Display Properties.


To change the video adapter settings:
  1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
  2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Change.
  4. Click Next, and then click Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can select the driver you want.
  5. Click Next, click Show all hardware, and then click Standard display types under Manufacturers.
  6. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), and then click Next.
  7. Click Yes, click Next, click Finish, and then click Yes to restart the computer.
  8. After the computer starts, right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  9. Click 256 colors, click Apply, and then restart the computer.
  10. After the computer starts, click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click System.
  11. Click Device Manager, click View devices by type, and then click Display adapters.
  12. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), click Remove, and then click OK.
  13. Install all updated monitor drivers.

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Monitor turns on for a while


sounds like your refresh rate is too high for the monitor. try this:
after bios check press F8 immediately, then select "safe mood" and click no if ask if you want to restore. then set your display settings. righ-click on your desktop, click properties, click "settings" tab, set your "screen resolution" to 800 by 600 (safest resolution), click "advanced" button then click "monitor" tab and select 60 Hertz for LCD and 75 Hertz for CRT Monitor. Click apply and restart your computer.

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My HP monitor (f50) has malfunctioned


Try these 2 steps if they don't work get back to me :)

Step 1. Connect the video cable and turn on the computer. What happens?
  • If the monitor screen remains blank (no startup screens or onscreen display messages), the monitor must be connected to another computer using a different cable to determine if the monitor is bad. Skip to the Step to connect the monitor to another computer.
  • If the monitor is capable of displaying boot screens but is unable to display Windows, use the following steps to set the computer to a compatible resolution:
    NOTE: Find the native display resolution for your monitor in the User Manual or in the product specifications for the monitor model. If you are unable to find the native display resolution for your monitor model, temporarily use 1024x768 for troubleshooting purposes.
    1. Turn on the computer and press the F8 key repeatedly when the first startup screen appears.
    2. If you are using Windows Vista, select Enable low resolution video (640 x 480) , press Enter , and wait until Windows opens. To set display settings that match the monitor, use the steps in the HP support document, Changing Display Settings, Background Image, and Screen Saver in Windows Vista . If you are using Windows XP, select Enable VGA Mode , press Enter , and wait until Windows opens. Continue using these steps to set display resolution. If you are using Windows 98 or ME, select Safe Mode and perform the following steps to enter into a standard VGA mode:
      1. Once Windows opens to the desktop in Safe Mode, click Start , and Run .
      2. In the Open field type msconfig and press Enter . The MS Configuration Utility window appears.
      3. Click the Advanced button, and select VGA 640 x 480 x 16 if it is available.
      4. Click OK and restart the computer.
      5. After Windows opens, click Start , and then click Run .
      6. In the Open field type msconfig and press Enter .
      7. Click the Advanced button, and remove the checkmark next to VGA 640 x 480 x 16 .
      8. Click OK . Do NOT restart the computer.
    3. After Windows opens, right-click on an open area of the desktop and select Properties (Windows XP, 98/Me) or Personalize (Windows Vista).
    4. In Windows Vista, Scroll down and click Display Properties . In Windows XP, 98, or Me, click the Settings tab.
    5. In Windows Vista, select the native display resolution size using the Resolution slider. Set Colors to Highest (32 bit) . In Windows XP, select the native display resolution size using the Screen resolution slider. Set Color Quality to Highest (32 bit) . In Windows 98 or Me, select the native display resolution size using the Screen Area slider. Set Colors to True Color .
    6. Click Apply after you have made your adjustment. The screen should blank out temporarily and come back.
    7. If you are satisfied with the new display settings, click Yes on the Monitor Settings windows. If you are not satisfied or if the screen just goes black, wait: Windows sets the screen back to the way it was before. Try another setting until you find a display configuration that is compatible with the monitor and meets your needs.
      NOTE: If the native resolution is not available, download and install updated video driver software for your computer. Updating the video driver software can add more resolutions (graphics modes).
    8. Restart the computer. The monitor should now display a full screen image in high quality. You are done.
Step 2: Connect to another monitor
Using a different cable, connect the monitor to another computer that has video. Turn on the monitor and the newly connected computer. What happens?
  • If the monitor works, the video hardware on the original computer is likely to be the source of the problems. You can try connecting the original computer to another monitor that works to update its video drivers.
  • If the monitor remains blank, repair or replace the monitor.


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I changed Desktop resolution setting to higher, Monitor went black with "Out of Range" message


please try this:
To resolve this behavior, either change the refresh rate, or change the video adapter settings.

To change the refresh rate:

1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Adapter Default from the Refresh Rate list.
4. Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes to restart the computer in Normal mode.

You can set the colors and screen area to your preferences under Display Properties.


To change the video adapter settings:

1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Change.
4. Click Next, and then click Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can select the driver you want.
5. Click Next, click Show all hardware, and then click Standard display types under Manufacturers.
6. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), and then click Next.
7. Click Yes, click Next, click Finish, and then click Yes to restart the computer.
8. After the computer starts, right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
9. Click 256 colors, click Apply, and then restart the computer.
10. After the computer starts, click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click System.
11. Click Device Manager, click View devices by type, and then click Display adapters.
12. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), click Remove, and then click OK.
13. Install all updated monitor drivers.

hope it helps!

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S-video output


Hi

Normally, you can use the Fn+F8 keyboard shortcut to switch the video image to the display only, the display and
external monitor simultaneously, or the external monitor only. Unfortunately, the Fn+F8 only works with the VGA
external monitors, not with composite/S-video monitors on Latitude C610

I have not tested this but give it a try. It should work if you have correct Video drivers (Manufacture drivers and
not Microsoft drivers) installed.

In Windows XP:
Right click Desktop and choose Properties,
Click the Settings tab, and click Advanced
-or-
Go to Start > Control Panel > Appearance and Themes.
Under or pick a Control Panel icon, click Display.
Click the Settings tab, and click Advanced.

Click the Displays tab.
Click the upper-left corner of the TV button to enable the TV.
Click OK.

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You need to get your computer in the correct resolution and refresh rate to make the monitor work. It looks like the correct numbers for your monitor are:

Resolution: 1024x768 pixels
Refresh Rate: 60 hz

You can change these settings in the display tab or display properties (In XP - right click desktop, click properties, under settings tab adjust resolution and then click advanced, the monitor tab, and make sure refresh rate is set to 60 hz)

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