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Screen on first start doesn't work

I've had my PC and syncmaster for about a year now and ever since i first had it when I turn my PC on for the first time the screen wont fire up and it flashes analog/digital in the top corner and then the green on light flashes. I then have to wait until my PC is finished booting before turning it off at the switch, turn it back on and then generally the monitor fires up second time. This is not helping my PC much as i am not shutting it down properly each time i have to do this...... can you help??


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Re: Screen on first start doesn't work

Hi there,

I have a SyncMaster 931BW which I duel Screen with a analogue montior.

There are Three things that I would check:

  1. Connection: if you are using the DVI adaptor, try using just the analogue (VGA) connection into your PC. You may have a faulty DVI adaptor which the PC cannot detect an output device.
  2. Drivers: If you have a standard monitor connect that to the PC and see if there is any output, if so, you may need to install the drivers for your monitor. You should have a Samsung Drivers Disc, or visit the Samsung website:
  3. Cable: ensure that the cables are not knotted, and that within the adaptors the pins are all there and not bent as there is not a proper connection with the device.

Try them.

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