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Computer will boot but monitor doesn't turn on until lock screen

I need to access my bios settings as I need to enable virtualization, but when I turn my computer on, (monitor is on stand by) the monitor only displays anything once the computer is at the lock ...
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use external monitor as primary (bios supported) monitor for my laptop [duplicate]

Can I use external monitor as primary (bios supported) monitor for my laptop? My thinkpad t61 has non-working screen. I use it with external monitor. But that does not show me win 7 dual boot option ...
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Monitor won't turn on when I change BIOS settings

I need to change the BIOS settings on my computer. When I get to the BIOS settings, though, my monitors won't display anything, making it impossible for me to make any changes. (During normal startup, ...
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2answers
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Windows 8.1 Black Screen

I have a brand new desktop with a new SSD. So I installed my copy of Windows 8.1 on it and got it all done fine. When I first went to the desktop I thought to install a graphics card driver first. So ...
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1answer
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Uninstall laptop screen, replace with external monitor

So as the title states, I took off the display panel on my Dell N4010 and replaced it with an HP LE1901w external monitor because I didn't feel like purchasing a $50+ LCD screen (Got the monitor for ...
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1answer
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Display BIOS and grub on laptop monitor instead on TV plugged over HDMI

I have Asus k95vm laptop and it is connected to a tv over HDMI at all time. When i boot up pc external monitor seems to be primary because bios and grub are shown on it, but not on laptop's display. ...
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Computer always has black screen

Today my computer is always showing a black screen on booting and no signal on monitor, but the monitor is working. The BIOS message on boot isn't showing up. I thought the problem was my graphics ...
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2answers
404 views

Wrong resolution on start up (on POST screens)

Wrong resolution when starting up the computer (POST screens). Example. As you can see, It has huge black border. I run GeForce 560 GTX on Ubuntu 12.10, with a monitor capable of 1920x1080 Through a ...
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2answers
644 views

Unable to boot, motherboard beeps every 5 seconds or so

A couple of weeks ago, my computer suddently crashed (the screen blinked twice, and then the computer shut down). Upon restarting it, I got no picture and my motherboard made one long and three short ...
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1answer
702 views

If I enable onBoard VGA port will it mess things up on video card?

I have PCI Video card it has 2 HDMI and some other port. Total 3 port but only allows 2 monitors display. I was wondering if I enable built in VGA on mother board will it mess up my video card ...
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2answers
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Black screen on laptop but OS boots

I have a 4 year old Compaq c700 laptop running Ubuntu. The problem is that one day the screen suddenly went dark, but the OS still boots up fine. Then I did not use the laptop for a month. After a ...
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1answer
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Use external display from boot on Samsung laptop

I have a Samsung RV511 laptop, and recently my screen broke. I connected an external screen and it works fine, but only after Windows starts. I want to be able to use the external screen right from ...
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Cannot enter BIOS due to broken screen

Lately my laptop(hp g42 247sb) screen is damaged, so I hook it up with a external monitor(LG something) and it works fine now. But the only annoying thing is I cannot navigate the BIOS menu for some ...
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Acer Aspire one d270 black screen of death bios update

So the same issue with acer netbooks got me too, the black screen. I tried to flash the bios using various tutorials on the net, like this one. But it doesn't seem to work for me, the system never ...
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2answers
165 views

Remote access not working without connected monitor

I am trying to configure a Windows Server 2008 as a Home Server for my personal use (mainly for storing documents, hosting source-control, etc.). The "server" consists of an Intel Atom 2700DC board ...
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1answer
637 views

HP Netbook - Cracked screen, accessing bios, external monitor?

I have an HP netbook with a cracked screen. It boots into Windows fine. I am using an external monitor. I need to access the bios but the netbook doesn't post to the monitor until the welcome screen ...
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2answers
546 views

Monitor is blank (no signal)

Custom built desktop computer. It was working fine (used as a server), but I needed to change the IP address, so for the heck of it, I went into the BIOS and: Loaded factory defaults Changed video ...
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4answers
611 views

Where can I learn all about the PC Video BIOS?

I've learned that one reason some computers don't work with an LCD monitor's native resolution is that certain specific resolutions can be blocked by something in the Video BIOS called the "Mode ...
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1answer
1k views

PCIE slot priority for BIOS boot display?

When a PC with more than one GPU installed boots, how does it determine which display adapter to use for the boot display when you have more than one GPU? My problem is that I have a PC with 2 high ...
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3answers
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Can I use a USB monitor (like Mimo) as a primary monitor?

I have an old PC in the den without Video Card (I have to remove it after it start failing). I access it through Remote Desktop. I don't want to invest in a new video card since the PC is old. If I ...
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4answers
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How do I enable the on-board graphics card?

This information is based on an ACER Aspire M1641. I have a Nvidia NForce 620 chipset with a GeForce 7050 on-board GPU. I have added a second Nvidia GeForce 6200SE TC PCIe GPU, which automatically ...