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When i hook up a vga cable to my laptop to go to my tv to use it as a monitor my tv says it is not connected any solutions thanks

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You must enable the monitor output. This is a function combination. Look for the key with the diagram of a screen on it. Usually the first pressing turns on the monitor as well as the screen, the second leaves the monitor on and turns off the screen, the third brings it back to standard (screen only).
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