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I have a hewlett packard laptop and an nec 1700m monitor. The monitor powers up but screen is black. What may the problem be. Do you need to download drivers?

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  • tchyurmind Aug 14, 2008

    1. After I power up the computer with the monitor on standby (yellow light) the monitor stays black and the now green light flashes.


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Hello there !
First things Frist:
1) Test the switching on keyboard for external monitor and see if work, or you disable the laptop monitor.
2) install the driver for select external monitor. depending the video card, you may have 2 display panels, to select, on that driver. NVIDIA or RADEON

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