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I have a Dell XPS L502x WIndows 7 (64 bit) laptop and a LG Flatron W1943C LCD Monitor. I want to add LG monitor as a seconday monitor to my laptop using HDMI port. I'm using HDMI to VGA cable.

My Display control panel is detecting the monitor but nothing is coming there.

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Screenshot of setting when no external monitor cable is attached. I don't know what it's showing 3-4 screens.

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Please help to attach this external display to my laptop

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have you tried the various Multiple monitor modes (ie, duplicate, extended desktop, projector only)? Do all of them result in no display in monitor? Can you please put a better screenshot of the other monitor when it's connected to the laptop? –  Sathya Aug 27 '12 at 8:10
    
It looks like something is wrong with either cable or a driver. At least, Windows should not report monitors ##3, 4, and 5. Please try replacing HDMI cable, connecting the monitor via the mini DisplayPort, and updating video drivers. –  bytebuster Aug 27 '12 at 9:04
    
@Sathya - Will post it tonight –  metal gear solid Aug 27 '12 at 9:30

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