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Dell display problem

Hello,
I have a problem with my display on my Dell inspiron 8500.
Since I connected it with a beamer the display it totally black.
I plugged it to a external monitor and that worked.
I assume that the beamer some how uninstalled the drivers, but the computer won't find any, even if I have downloaded new ones.
Thankful for help

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Have you uninstalled the video drivers from the device manager before downloading and running the new ones?

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