Ialmrnt5 Error: project laptop screen on monitor

By eva
Mar 16, 2006
  1. Ialmrnt5 Error: project laptop screen on screen

    I have just purchased a new laptop from Dell model XPS M140. I upgraded to 1G ram. All I am trying to do is project the laptop screen onto a projector monitor but when I plug the VGA cable in, I get a "weak or no signal" from my projector monitor. When I try to press Function F8 or right click to output picture to the projector monitor I get the infinite loop error pointing at the ialmrnt5 display driver. I looked up online and I see most people have that problem with gaming; however I am not gaming? Also- some suggested dust but this is a new laptop so there should be no dust. Others suggested incompatible rams but I bought this straight from dell so the rams should be compatitible without a problem (besides I don't game so I don't use much of the rams). Finally some suggested updating drivers- video as well as chipset. I have done both but I still get the blue screen of infinite loop error. Any suggestions would GREATLY appreciated.

    FYI: I am running Windows XP Media Center Service Pack 2, Pentium M processor 1.73GHz, with the Intel 915 GM Chipset, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900.

    Thank you very much!
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Did it work before? If yes, then what changed? The RAM did. Ditto, test the RAM.
  3. eva

    eva TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I just bought the laptop 3 weeks ago and have never worked. I didn't change anything and the rams are new from Dell- 1GB shared DDR2 SDRAM shared memory. Oh I didn't change the configuration- the RAMs came straight the laptop from Dell. I never opened it or changed anything inside.

    Please let me know if you can think of anything? Thanks!!!
  4. eva

    eva TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok folks heres the solution: XPS 140M does not support VGA cables! You must use either SVGA or XVGA! Also they require you to select no border on the graphics properties. I finally got it to work!
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