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Vga out stopped working on my laptop please help.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by redinthesky, Sep 18, 2009.

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  1. redinthesky

    redinthesky Thread Starter

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    I own a Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop. Not too long ago the screen was broken, and since then I've been using A Samsung Syncmaster 931 Bf hooked up to the vga out port. A few days ago I updated the video driver raedon x1400 mobile, and now the monitor does not respond, and the Fn+F8 appears to do nothing at all (doesnt even try to switch). Right now it is running to the tv through S-Video (Nasty). I am using windows xp sp3. Is there any way to get the vga out to work again ? I cannot access the bios screen as it only appears on the main screen which is screwed.
     
  2. tech.jk

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    have you tried setting the settings manually? e.g right click on your desktop, go to properties, and then 'Display Settings'. have a play around with those settings. if it doesn't work... then post back ;D
     
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