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You can switch to an external monitor or data projector by two methods. 1. Connect the external monitor to the laptop's video port, power up the external monitor first and the laptop. The video information will automatically switch to the external monitor. 2. If you power up the laptop first then you can switch the video output to the external monitor by pressing the Fn key and one of the Function keys, depending upon your make and model laptop. You can also toggle between the external monitor or both LCD screen plus the external monitor or back to LCD screen only by pressing the Fn key plus one of the function key. Here is a list of key combinations for some of the laptops :- IBM ThinkPad = Fn + F7 HP and Compaq = Fn + F4 Toshiba = Fn + F5 Dell = Fn + F8
Connect the external monitor to the video port (15 pin Dsub connector) on your laptop. Power up the external monitoe first and the boot up the laptop. The video data will automatically divert to the external monitor.
Laptops have a 15 pin DSub video connector. Just connect an external monitor to this video connector, power up the external monitor first and then boot up your laptop. The video data will automatically divert to the external monitor.
Connecting an External Monitor or Data Projector
You can switch to anexternal monitor by two methods.
1. Connect the externalmonitor to the laptop's video port, power up the external monitor first and thelaptop. The video information will automatically switch to the externalmonitor.
2. If you power up thelaptop first then you can switch the video output to the external monitor bypressing the Fn key and one of the Function keys, depending upon your make andmodel laptop. You can also toggle between the external monitor or both LCDscreen plus the external monitor or back to LCD screen only by pressing the Fnkey plus one of the function key.
Pull the hard drive out, get an EIDE / SATA to usb adapter at a computer retail store. This will allow you to hook up your hard drive to another computer by pluggin it into a usb port. The computer will then read the hard drive as an external drive. You can then access all the files and copy what you want.
You could get a vga cable and hook the laptop up to another monitor or a tv that has a vga input. This way you could use the tv or monitor as an external and get yourself an external hard drive to copy your files.
The next thing you can do is look for a screen on ebay and buy an lcd panel, On most laptops, there are rubber covers over the attachment screws, then the bezel snaps off the frame. Unplug the inverter on the bottom, remove the tiny screws holding the screen to the sides of the hinge arms, unplug the flat video cable on the back, take the screen away and pop the new one in place.
TRY HOOKING AN EXTERNAL MONITOR TO THE LABTOP IF YOU SYSTEM IS EQUIPED FOR THAT TYPE OF USE., IF YOU DONT HAVE ONE, SEE IF ANYONE YOU KNOW WILL LET YOU BORROW UNTIL YOU CAN SOLVE THE PROBLEM WITH YOUR MONITOR.
hi, u have to plug in the external monitor in a switched off mode, when powered on, the system will automatically detect the monitor and u will see the display, if there is no display even on the external monitor then u will have to check the laptop.. let me know