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How do I get my laptop to use its external monitor with Debian Wheezy?

with Debian Wheezy installed my laptop screen works fine but it doesn't seem to notice when an external monitor is plugged in. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) I think this is the device in ...
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1answer
25 views

Mirrored display isn't “full screen”

I plugged my laptop into my TV via HDMI, both displays are 1920x1080 and I have it set to Mirror my laptops display onto the TV. It does so, except I have a black border around the display on the TV, ...
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1answer
36 views

Can I continue using my HDMI output with my laptop closed?

I have a nice gaming laptop and I have it connected to my tv using an HDMI cable where I'm able to game nicely. Having the laptop open though is distracting because of the brightest from the screen. I ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How do debug HDMI port

I have a unique situation with a Sony Vaio that has a donor motherboard from an essentially identical Chinese model of the same. the HDMI port seems at all levels to be non-functional and not ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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2answers
36 views

Can a bad LCD cause the HDMI to not work?

Recently, one of my laptops have had its LCD go bad: a lot of flickering, colourful lines will appear (the more wellknown version of this problem is that the LCD displays one or several horizontal, ...
0
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0answers
56 views

Options for external monitors on dual booting laptop with only VGA and HDMI

About a year ago I purchased a fancy new core i7 SSD laptop with nvidia optimus geforce 660M. It's still dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu flawlessly. There's one major problem though - the lack of ...
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1answer
47 views

HDMI and a cracked screen

So recently my laptop screen was broken pretty badly, and the entire screen is covered in white and black spots and lines, so it's impossible for me to see anything. So for the past few days, I've ...
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0answers
46 views

obscure no hdmi connection, related to intel integrated graphics hd 4000?

I use a MSI gt60 laptop (i7, gtx 675mx) connected to a Ssus vk228 monitor via hdmi. I've had no problems for about a year but last month the monitor suddenly stopped being recognized by the laptop. I ...
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52 views

How can I set up my Laptop as an extended second screen for my PC? [duplicate]

I do general programming support and operate with a screensharing software "GoTo Meeting". It'd really help my situation if I could have 2 monitors connected to my workstation (since all my work is ...
1
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0answers
74 views

pc monitor not recognized anymore with hdmi connection

Problem: my monitor (asus vk228 series) suddenly stopped being recognized by my laptop (msi gt60) when im using a hdm connection. vga connection works. furthermore every piece of hardware seems to be ...
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2answers
169 views

Can I use my two laptops as dual monitors? [duplicate]

I want to connect my Dell (Windows 7) to my Acer (Windows Vista) and use them as dual monitors. The screen on my Dell is broken and I can't read anything on it. I tried to hook it up to my television ...
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0answers
20 views

Touchscreen issue with HDMI tv connected

I have Acer S7-392 with touchscreen. The issue is that when I connect my TV via HDMI cable, the touchscreen still Works but is acting on the TV not on the laptop's screen.
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5k views

Two identical external monitors, one through HDMI another VGA. Text on VGA looks blurry

I've tried a lot of things but I can't seem to get it working correctly. Below is my setup. Laptop is a Dell Latitude E6535, which has Video chip/card NVidia NVS 5200M. I have two external AOC IPS ...
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1answer
412 views

No image via hdmi with Samsung laptop and Windows 8

I could use a little help with this. If got a brand new Samsung NP550P7C-T09BE which I hook up to my 32LG3000 TV via HDMI. The same cable and same TV used to work just fine with my previous Compaq ...
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0answers
77 views

I can't connect external monitor through hdmi port to my notebook

I have MSI ex623, I want to connect an external monitor through its HDMI port, but when I connect it nothing happens. Any ideas?
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1answer
455 views

How to connect one HDMI and one VGA monitor to a laptop?

I have a Lenovo P400 with Windows 8 oprationg system laptop and the graphics card is an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000. Currently, I have a 20" LCD external monitor connected to the laptop through a VGA ...
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1answer
267 views

Wirelessly *screen share* from any laptop to a wireless enabled TV [closed]

In my office I want to get a big TV for the meeting room that anyone can come in with any laptop and very simply be able to screen share to. Has to be wireless Has to be possible from any laptop old ...
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0answers
114 views

Issues duplicating display on Windows 7 to Toshiba TV

I had basically the same issue as here: Can no longer duplicate display to external monitor on Windows 7 only I have a Lenovo T430. I'm using a DVI to HDMI cable to display my laptop on my Toshiba ...
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0answers
682 views

Acer Aspire E1-522-3884 / Windows 8 Drivers / HDMI issues after swapping OS

I don't usually ask questions on forums like this but I am at a loss, so here goes. I've been trying to help my friend with an issue regarding his new Acer E1. I guess when he bought it, he ...
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0answers
50 views

Cannot connect laptop to monitor using HDMI

I'm trying to connect my Dell Latitude laptop to my monitor using an HDMI connection from both ends. I plugged in the cable, but my monitor is showing no signal. I tried to send output to the ...
1
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0answers
16 views

WQHD Monitor connected to the laptop [duplicate]

I'd like to buy a WQHD monitor which would serve as an external monitor for my laptop. I have HP DV6 series laptop: http://tinyurl.com/khjnq3x and i as far i can tell monitor would need to be ...
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0answers
276 views

Black screen when lid is closed for primary monitor and nothing up for secondary monitor. What is wrong?

I recently purchased two new dual monitors. I interchangeable swap laptops -- one for work, one for personal use. The personal use laptop is a lenovo Y500 and I use the ports, HDMI and VGA to connect ...
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2answers
2k views

Laptop external monitor no longer being detected

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart 4-1215dx Ultrabook Laptop running Windows 8.1. All hardware is standard except I upgraded the 4GB of RAM to 8GB. Up until recently (2-3 days ago), I have had no issues ...
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2answers
312 views

How do I test the motherboard on a laptop with a broken screen?

I've got an Easynote LJ71 which I've been tasked with repairing. The screen appears to be dead. The machine powers on, but the screen does not. I can't even see a tonal change like the screen going ...
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0answers
146 views

connecting monitor to docking station

I recently got one of these docking stations (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00FIKV524/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). It all works perfectly (keyboard, mouse, speakers, printer), ...
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1answer
2k views

my laptop/Dock station does not detect the third extra screen

I have a Lenovo T430 and it is attached to a docking station. I was already using it with one monitor(HDMI) and extending it to the laptop screen it self. Now, following are the slots that I can see ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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0answers
167 views

Lenovo B575 Display Not Working - LCD Cable and Display Have Been Changed

I am having a problem with the display on a Lenovo B575. When the computer is powered on, the display is black, no signs of color. It works without a problem when connected to an HDMI monitor. I ...
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votes
1answer
408 views

Laptop connected to monitor freezes

Here's what happens: I work on my laptop (Dell Inspiron n5110), which is connected to a monitor via HDMI. Out of the sudden it freezes completely, the mouse won't move, the music stops, everything ...
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votes
1answer
237 views

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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0answers
264 views

Cannot extend desktop to 3 monitors

I have an annoying problem. I problem on my old notebook I had a HDMI and VGA port however I could only extend my desktop to one additional screen. I sold that notebook and purchased a new notebook ...
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3answers
164 views

Is it possible to drive a 3x3 videowall with HDMI + an i7 notebook?

Yesterday I saw a 3 by 3 video wall display, in which the only connection between the LED TVs are by HDMI cable from one i7 notebook. I asked the operator how he did it, and his answer sounded to me ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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1answer
244 views

how do i play 3d games on my tv from my laptop?

i have this Dell 3D laptop. i have this Samsung 3D TV. (including 3d glasses, hdmi, bluray player, anything) How can i play 3D games (that require 3D glasses) from the laptop, on my Samsung TV ...
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1answer
628 views

Laptop not connecting to TV via HDMI

I have a Dell Vostro 3400 (Windows 7) that has stopped displaying on Toshiba TV. When I plug the cable in, the laptop flashes black a few times but then the TV says No video signal. I know it's not ...
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1answer
819 views

Can I connect an Xbox console to a laptop monitor through an HDMI port that supports only video? [closed]

I want to know if it is possible to connect an Xbox 360 console to the monitor of a laptop. I have searched about this and I have found out that it might be able to be done through an HDMI port that ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

Extending laptop across 3 monitors

I currently have a Sager NP9150 gaming laptop. The machine comes with a DVI, HDMI, and display port. I currently have a Dell monitor and a TV connected - the monitor with a DVI and the TV with a vga ...
0
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1answer
445 views

Laptop connected to external monitor results in desktop overflow

I have a laptop (MSi FX600) connected to an external monitor (Toshiba 19AV500U) with the screen resolution set to the monitors recommended setting of 1440x900. The problem is the desktop is ...
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1answer
486 views

Multiple monitors using Docking Station

I want to buy a laptop that has both HDMI and VGA. Since I can't connect two external monitors at the same time (to have 3 displays in total), I'm thinking about buying a docking station (this one or ...
0
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2answers
3k views

Watching satellite tv from laptop's monitor

I have a satellite TV decoder with the following plugs: which are HDMI, RS232, TV/VCR, TV SCART plugs respectively. I'd like to watch TV on my laptop (an ASUS S550C). I was told that it's not ...
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2answers
3k views

What happens when you connect two HDMI output devices

With HDMI cables being symmetric and male-male, it is possible to connect two different HDMI output ports to each other, such as a DVD player to a laptop's HDMI output. What would happen if I were to ...
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2answers
3k views

Using laptop's monitor as a HDMI screen

I have a satellite TV decoder and a laptop. Is it possible to plug the decoder's HDMI into my laptop's HDMI plug and use it as a monitor somehow? Edit: I have an Asus S550C but I don't know what kind ...
3
votes
0answers
1k views

How can I be sure that a certain laptop (Lenovo Y500) supports two external screens? [closed]

I would like to buy a Lenovo Y500 laptop, which has an nVidia GeForce GT 650M SLI video card and Intel® HM76 chipset. The laptop has two video outputs, one HDMI and one VGA. I would like to use it ...
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0answers
53 views

Laptop Screen Only Runs External In Bios

My laptop screen runs blank. I sent it to get fixed and it came back working okay for a day now it has broken again. I took it back and he said he was unsure, possibly motherboard or screen issue. ...
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1answer
439 views

Can Lenovo yoga 13 power 2 HDMI monitors

I'm considering getting a Lenovo yoga 13 I see the processor is a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3537U Processor( 2.00GHz 1600MHz 4MB) ...
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votes
2answers
406 views

Plugging two monitors into my laptop [closed]

On my DELL laptop I have two video outputs(HDMI and VGA). I plugged one monitor into the HDMI port and it works perfectly. I unplugged it and plugged it into the VGA port. This also works perfectly. ...
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1answer
251 views

Laptop ->TV via HDMI Adapter - audio static and feedback

I've connecting my laptop to a TV using an HDMI Adapter. I am experiencing a audio feedback issue and hearing static and clicking while watching a movie. OS is Vista, I have tried multiple HDMI ...
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3answers
1k views

Can a single HDMI port be used for two external displays?

Is it posssible to connect two external monitors using a single HDMI port, perhaps using a special adapter/splitter? The two displays are currently connected to a desktop using VGA and DVI.