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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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1answer
72 views

Dell Latitude E6440 Laptop and Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.05

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two interfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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0answers
32 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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0answers
11 views

DVI Thinkpad monitors through Intel on Dock

Hardware is an Thinkpad T520 with Optimus technology. Video Cards: Nvidia NVS 4200M Intel 3000 HD Dock: Mini dock 433810U With this dock + laptop combination, the external displays are not ...
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0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
33 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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0answers
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 ...
0
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1answer
76 views

How do I update a Dell U2913WM driver?

I have an Acer Aspire E1 15.6" Laptop Laptop with Graphics Chipset: Intel HD Graphics 4400. I am using a VGA cable to extend the screen to my Dell U2913WM (set as primary screen). The native ...
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2answers
89 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 ...
0
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1answer
93 views

cannot connect centos (dell precision) laptop to 2 external monitors (but I can connect to 1 external monitor)

This is my first post here and hope I am following the rules of the forum. I reviewed Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop? and confused with hardware terminology to figure out if my Dell ...
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2answers
59 views

Dual monitor on laptop

I have a Dell( Inspiron R17 N7110) laptop with both outputs VGA and HDMI and I have already a samsung monitor that supports only VGA, any way I want to buy another monitor which supports HDMI, my ...
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0answers
42 views

My Acer Extensa 5635ZG won't boot on my secondary display [AOC D7535Ph]

At the moment i have my laptop display cracked beyond recognition, and decided to buy a 23" full hd display instead of repairing my display [about same price range at that time]. The problem is not ...
1
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0answers
28 views

second monitor causes graphics suttering

I'm running HP Probook 450 with Windows 8.1 - 64bit. When I connect a second monitor (Philips 234cl) to the HDMI port, the laptop monitor stutters every 15 seconds or so. The newly connected monitor ...
0
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1answer
227 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
27 views

Secondary screen shut off on “second screen only”

I've got laptop + secondary extended screen lg 29', and I'm working on the secondary screen. It is good when I press fn + key to switch screen and "second screen only" and laptop screen is shutting ...
0
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0answers
60 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
102 views

Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using docking station? [duplicate]

Is there a way to connect Dell Latitude E4310 with one VGA to 2 external monitors without using a docking station?
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2answers
118 views

Laptop screen turn blank after windows 8 boot logo

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron (N5110) laptop which had been previously running Windows 7 Ultimate. After the installation the laptop restarted, displaying the windows 8 logo ...
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1answer
208 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 ...
1
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2answers
119 views

3 monitors on a Windows 7 laptop [duplicate]

Is this possible with Nividia GeForce GT 520MX graphics card? One monitor is connected to VGA port, another monitor to HDMI. But in the Display -> Screen resolution menu, one of the 3 monitors is ...
0
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1answer
286 views

Need help multi-monitor setup with a laptop

I am planning to buy a new notebook for myself and to setup a good working environment at home with 3 external FHD (1920x1080) displays (4 displays in total with the laptop display itself). However I ...
1
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0answers
91 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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2answers
46 views

Trying to set up 2 monitors + laptop in windows 7

I'm trying to set up a laptop to be able to work the laptop display and two additional displays. Both displays seem to only work when I close the laptop lid. When the lid is open, only one display ...
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4answers
158 views

Using laptop vga port, misunderstanding

I'm wondering if a VGA Monitor connected to the laptop, will act exactly as the inbuilt monitor? More specifically: I have the monitor connected to the laptop via VGA port. I Start the laptop. On ...
3
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2answers
719 views

Driving two 2560x1440 displays with Lenovo T430 and 433715U ThinkPad Mini Dock Series 3

I want to grab a second HP ZR2740w for use in my home office. I have a Lenovo T430 with an Intel HD4000 GPU, not the nVidia model. The HP monitors come with Dual-Link DVI or DisplayPort for ...
0
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1answer
130 views

Laptop with second external monitor

My laptop had 2 display cards, and I want to connect a second external monitor (that is, a third monitor) to have a wider view. The two display cards are: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000; and NAVDIA ...
0
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1answer
66 views

What is the difference between laptop screen and desktop screen?

I have HP laptop with 17 inch screen and I bought a new screen 22 inch and connect it to my laptop. I noticed that the quality of text and content of the laptop screen feels better. Is there any thing ...
0
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0answers
93 views

External screens not being detected

I have a Lenovo T430 with a docking station and I have extended my screen to three screens: 2 X HP COmpaq LA2205wg 1 X HP ZDisplay 1 X Laptop's native screen So there are total 4 displays. Now, it ...
0
votes
3answers
128 views

Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
0
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1answer
212 views

USB 3 Hub to drive dual monitors from Laptop @ 2560 x 1440

Taking this USB 3.0 Docking Station with Dual DVI/HDMI/VGA Video (sd3500v) as an example. I'm trying to find out what hardware configuration/spec a laptop would require to allow it to drive two Dell ...
0
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0answers
255 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
1k 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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0answers
18 views

Laptop screen has horizontal lines only when it is not connected to an external moniter

Basically it appears that the screen is doubled when my dell vostro 1000 laptop is disconnected from an external monitor. In this case i was using a vizio flat screen TV. I was connecting it with an ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Nvidia Optimus not connected to any display?

While trying to spec out a Lenovo T440p ThinkPad with Nvidia graphics and a docking station allowing for dual monitors, I found a forum post implying that the Nvidia Optimus could not be used with ...
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0answers
136 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), ...
2
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1answer
62 views

Are there any contraindications for using laptop vertically?

I'm planning to purchase a separate monitor for using with laptop (lenovo e520) but due to lack of space on the desk I'm going to put laptop into a vertical position with closed lid. Is there any ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Dell 620 display is too bright to use

I have a Dell D620 with a display problem. In windows 7 the display seems to be too bright, the text is broken up, the only way to see the mouse is at a very oblique angle. Changing the brightness ...
2
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1answer
1k 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 ...
0
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1answer
283 views

Dell Studio 1558 working only on external monitor

First of all let me make this clear it's not a problem with the Laptop's LCD, I tried the display test, pressing 'D' during power on and the display was working, it showed the colors, etc. System ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop in 2013? [duplicate]

I know about the 2009 question: Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop? It's 2013 now and I want to know if anything has changed. I want a laptop with two external displays, to make three in ...
0
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0answers
85 views

Monitor turns dark after a few seconds

I have an extra monitor so I decided to extend the monitor of my laptop. It worked properly for a few days but the next morning, when i boot up my PC, the extra monitor (Philips) turns on for a few ...
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1answer
367 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 ...
0
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2answers
370 views

NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 - How many monitors can I use while laptop is open?

I've got a NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and an INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 card on my Dell Precision laptop. I'd like to, hopefully, be able to plug in 2 monitors and have my laptop open (so 3 screens total) - is ...
0
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0answers
242 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 ...
3
votes
3answers
143 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 ...
0
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1answer
485 views

How to enable auto-screen update on monitor plug-in/out on Lubuntu (and how is it acheived in Ubuntu)?

I have a laptop which I want to have connected to an external monitor 99% of the time. The other 1% I would use its screen. I want the laptop to be closed (usually) to save space, and to use external ...
3
votes
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 ...
1
vote
2answers
243 views

Windows keep changing position when disconnect and reconnect monitors

I'm on a windows 8 laptop and I have two external monitors I hook up to it. Whenever I take the laptop somewhere (and have to disconnect my monitors), the windows all go to my small laptop screen, ...
1
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4answers
2k views

Disabling laptop monitor on boot?

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu (no graphical desktop) to do all of my work. The resolution is awful, at 1024x576 or something similar. So I just close my laptop lid and plug it into an external ...
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votes
1answer
159 views

Can my laptop use 3 monitors? [duplicate]

I have a Dell E6510 with a Nvidia NVS 3100M graphics card. Can I plug in a monitor into my displayport and then another into my VGA port and utilize 3 monitors?