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My FN=F5 fucntion to transfer my screen over stopped working...

I have been using an external monitor for weeks until yesterday when the FN+F5 function seemingly stopped working. So I can't get my screen from my laptop to transfer to my monitor. I've tried all the other functions and they work. How can I fix this? Or what happened?

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I found some webpage describing this, but not test it personally, hope they helps:
1. For Windows XP: See http://allabouteeepc.com/howto-fix-fn-f5-toggle-on-eee-pc-running-windows-xp/
2. For Linux: See http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewtopic.php?id=13035


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Go to Start >Control Panel >Display or Personalization.
Go to change display settings and choose Multiple Displays.
Extend desktop

The verbiage may be slightly different due to differences in operating systems. You can definitely set it up in that section of Control Panel.

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