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My laptop cannot find external monitor

By legend101z
May 19, 2013
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  1. OK so I have Sager np9150 Gaming laptop with nvidia 670m 1.5gb ram graphic card and integrated intel hd 4000.

    the monitor I'm trying to connect to is a Lg Flattron wide. I bought a hdmi to dvi adapter cable so that I can hook the hdmi side to my laptop and the dvi side to my monitor since it doesn't have a hdmi slot.

    before plugging the hdmi side into the laptop my monitor say check signal cable. when I plug the hdmi side into my laptop the check signal cable disappear and it say digital power saving and then it stay in that mode.
     
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    Right-click on your desktop, click Screen resolution, set to Extend these displays.
     
  3. legend101z

    legend101z TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It won't even find my monitor. I try another monitor and hook it up and it work fine. I have no idea why this one not working.
     
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    Is there a video input selector on your monitor?
     
  5. compfixing

    compfixing TS Rookie Posts: 43

    Press Windows+P
     
  6. legend101z

    legend101z TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've try that and also try using the source button on my monitor. nothing work
     


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