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Why do I get a "check signal cable" message when I plug the 15Pin D-Sub Signal Cable from the LG monitor I just bought into my Acer Aspire One Laptop? I did not download any LG software as my laptop does not have a DVD/CD reader. Could that be the problem? Thanks for any help.

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Because it not getting the video signal from you laptop VGA output jack, you need to use the keyboard combination key to slect between internal (laptop screen) or external or both. Read your laptop user manual, most laptop uses Fn key and either F5, 6, or 7 to select the displays.
You also need to make sure the video resoliton is not too high for the monitor to display otherwise you will get 'format not supported' or 'out off range' showing on the monitor.

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