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Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to hdmi on my laptop?

Q: Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to hdmi on my laptop?

I have a dv7 series laptop. I also have an HP elite 2201x monitor that only has a display port connection. I bought a DisplayPort to HDMI converter, but it doesn't work. What do I need to do to be able to use this monitor? Thanks.

A: Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to hdmi on my laptop?

I find myself in a similar situation, please some find an answer for this!

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We are just not getting the results that we were hoping for, we are connecting thru a SPDock. Any direction would be appreciated.

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I am plugging a HDMI cable into the HDMI port on a Dell E5440 laptop and the other end of the cable, which is Display Port, into a Dell P1914S monitor.
Nothing shows on the external monitor no matter what I do or try on either the laptop or monitor?  I have tried this on a Dell E7000 series laptop also with no result on that one either?
Does the HDMI port on Dell laptops support video or do I need to utilise some other means of connecting a second monitor.  Bear in mind there is no VGA output on these laptops.
Thanks in advance
Wayne

A:Dell Laptop HDMI to Dell Monitor DisplayPort?

Display port is NOT bidirectional. You can go from DISPLAY PORT OUT to HDMI IN but you CANNOT GO HDMI OUT to DIsplay port in.
I would suggest an HDMI to VGA adapter.
https://www.amazon.com/View-Hdmi-Converter-Raspberry-Board/dp/B00F04N28I
 

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I've tried several Displayport to HDMI Adapters to connect the displayport on mt ZBook 14 to my 27" monitor and the Top, Bottom and Two Sides are cut off by an inch or two, but the rest is fine. Has anyone had the same problem and found a solution OR does anyone have a proposed solution?

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Hey, I'm going to be headed off to college soon, and I'm switching from my old desktop to a new Razer Blade 2014, I am planning on still bringing my 2nd monitor to college and want to use it in my dorm room, My Monitor does not have a HDMI, but that is the only port on my Laptop. I thought this would be simple, because I was already running a HDMI to DVI-D on my desktop to my GTX 770 graphics card. While connected to my desktop, the monitor works normally. When I plug it into my laptop, I get nothing in response, The laptop will not detect the Monitor in screen resolution or in control panel. My monitor is a LG Flatron and my laptop is the Razer Blade 2014. I don't understand why it doesn't just plug and play like it did on my PC. Any help? Also, I am on windows 10 but the problem happened on Windows 8.1 aswell
 

A:Laptop will not connect to second monitor via HDMI

Has it ever worked? You may want to test using a different monitor and a true HDMI to HDMI cable, just to verify the laptop port functions properly.
 

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Hello. I use Windows Vista on a nearly 6 year old Acer Aspire 5930.

My old monitor stopped working, so I borrowed one from a friend. That will connect through VGA(my old cable), but for some reason everything got a greenish look, impossible to use for anything besides reading.

So I also borrowed his HDMI-cable. I connect them both, it makes the sound indicating it's connected, but nothing happens. If I have both VGA/HDMI at the same time the VGA works. If I remove VGA it won't work. I've tried numerous different combinations of this.

I've tried the Fn+F5 thing. Only works with the VGA.

Tried rebooting it, both with VGA and HDMI connected. Same result.

I'm fairly certain I've connected this pc to a tv 2 years ago, but then the sound didn't work, but the visual was working fine.

I've cracked the screen on the laptop. Everything I've been trying I've done with VGA connected.

The video driver is up to date.

The monitor is definitely working on a different pc. The VGA is probably working. My old monitor died due to power failure(It just turned off and won't come back on) so there's no reason to believe the VGA-cable isn't broken either.

A:Won't connect laptop to monitor with HDMI

This is one old box and I'd suggest that the integrated video chip is nearly dead or at least the HDMI aspect of it is.

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when I connect my Acer laptop and HP Pavilion with HDMI cable my laptop picture is going black.Sometimetimes it starts working randomly. My monitor is connected to power at the moment but ON/OFF light on front is off but back of the monitor light is on so power is running through. I have tried my other monitor with same cables and it worked.I would think that something is wrong with monito,r but it seems that it works whenever is wants.Dont know much about computers  so go easy  Much appreciated!

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Hi I am facing issue with my Laptop (Pavilion G6 model) unable to connect monitor with HDMI to HDMI

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Hi I am facing issue with my Laptop (Pavilion G6 model) unable to connect monitor with HDMI to HDMI

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Are there any adapters to do this or ways to do this? I can't seem to find any.

I am buying new monitors, the dell u2414h. Now, while this does have hdmi, I will be connecting multiple monitors together to extend the display from the laptop to give me multiple screens. The problem with this is that it only works if you use displayport and not hdmi, so I need a way to convert the hdmi to displayport or mini displayport.

I will primarily be using these monitors with my laptop that has displayport, so that is why I am getting these monitors and that won't be a problem. I will most likely hook up other laptops to the monitors and hdmi is way more common from what I have seen on laptops than displayport and is why I need a way to go from hdmi to displayport or mini displayport.

Any ideas? Thanks.
 

A:Hdmi to Displayport/Mini Displayport

You can't, HDMI does not support daisy chaining in the manner that DisplayPort does and you can't use a simply adapter to go from HDMI to DisplayPort and get the features of DisplayPort.
 

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I have a video card with both a DVI and an HDMI output and a monitor with only an HDMI input. Should I connect my monitor to my PC with an HDMI cable or with a DVI - HDMI cable?

A:Should I use an HDMI or HDMI-DVI cable to connect to my monitor?

Hdmi

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I am currently troubleshooting about 15 laptop/docking station/dual monitor combinations all with the same issue.  When the laptop is sleeping and then docked the displayport monitor will not wake up.  It has to be unplugged and replugged into the docking station each time.   The second screen plugged in via VGA does wake up as I can move the mouse on it but the DP screen will continue to sleep. The setup:   Elitebook Folio 1040 G3 docked into a HP 2013 Ultraslim docking station.  2 monitors, both dell, one connected via Displayport the other VGA.  The monitors are some variation of a Dell 1914s. Steps taken to try and fix:1)Updated ALL drivers on the computer.2)Updated Docking station firmware (2.30), bios firmware, monitor firmware.3)Installed Displaylink and ran the configuration tools.4)Disabled DDC/Ci on the monitors.5)Ensured the monitor is set to the DP and not auto select.6)Installed the monitor drivers to look for additional settings Nothing I have done has had any change.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I am currently troubleshooting about 15 laptop/docking station/dual monitor combinations all with the same issue.  When the laptop is sleeping and then docked the displayport monitor will not wake up.  It has to be unplugged and replugged into the docking station each time.   The second screen plugged in via VGA does wake up as I can move the mouse on it but the DP screen will continue to sleep. The setup:   Elitebook Folio 1040 G3 docked into a HP 2013 Ultraslim docking station.  2 monitors, both dell, one connected via Displayport the other VGA.  The monitors are some variation of a Dell 1914s. Steps taken to try and fix:1)Updated ALL drivers on the computer.2)Updated Docking station firmware (2.30), bios firmware, monitor firmware.3)Installed Displaylink and ran the configuration tools.4)Disabled DDC/Ci on the monitors.5)Ensured the monitor is set to the DP and not auto select.6)Installed the monitor drivers to look for additional settings Nothing I have done has had any change.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi Peoples,
I just received my new Dell UltraSharp u2412m monitor!
Now I try to connect my Dell XPS15 laptop (via its mini displayport connection) to my new monitor via a mini displayport to displayport cable.Sadly it doesnt seem to connect and the monitor instantly goes into Power Save Mode...
What am I doing wrong here? Is this possible/compatible in the first place?
Thanks very much in advance!
Moris
Ps. the monitor instantly works with an old laptop via vga connection...Plug and play...

A:Problem connecting my XPS15 laptop to my u2412m monitor via displayport

Try using a different connection--hdmi would be best if the laptop has that. You can use a hdmi to dvi cable--same technology and those work. Those can be bought for less than $10.

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Hi Everyone,

I'm trying to connect my Toshiba laptop with an HDMI Output to my Phillips 42PFL9532/98 using ATi Catalyst Control Center and I am trying to clone the laptop monitor to be the same on the TV but it comes up on the TV Unsupported Video Format and when I make it a 2nd monitor it works fine.

It would be great if someone could help me out to get it working.

Thanks Sam

A:Trying to connect Laptop via HDMI to HDMI

What it the resolution on your main screen that you want to clone, and what resolution is the TV when you set it up as the second monitor?

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Hi all,

I'm a bit desperate so I came here hoping to find some answers.

So I wanted to connect a second monitor (which is a TV screen) to my PC to watch movies, but suddenly my PC wont send any signal to my TV, so I tried connecting all kinds of HDMI cables to all kind of TVs/monitors laying around in the house, and my conclusion is that whenever I tried to connect a second monitor with HDMI directly to my PC it wont show anything and it also doesn't show up in my Display settings on my PC. So from what I can tell the problem lays with the PC itself (within windows probably).

I have up to date display drivers so that is not the problem.

Also something worth mentioning is that my main PC monitor is connected with DVI, and the DVI connector works just fine on every device.

Hope someone can help me find an answer soon!

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Hi - I am not able to connect an external screen to the laptop. Nothing happens when I connect the screen to the laptop. Screen says: no signal. Laptop does nothing. Mirring says didn't found another screen. Might be realted:Ther is an error in Device Manager: ISB-IF xHCI USB Host Controller has an exlamation mark in a yellow triangle. Thanks,Zoltan 




Zoltan

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Brand new mac mini. Want to use HDMI, but when I connect cable, boot up mac and turn on Monitor, the mac starts to go into new product mode, then quickly picture switches to 2 alternating graphic pictures of what looks to be 2 different computers. I gather this means monitor is looking for a suitable source?? By way of a test of the monitor, I hooked it up to a Macbook Pro using DVI and it worked fine. Just no luck with the HDMI. Thanks for any help.

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Hello all,


I have a quick question. My new graphics card has a HDMI port and I was wondering if there is any advantage of using that port to connect my graphics card to my monitor over the normal DVI port? Is it worth buying the cable that I would need to do this>

many thanks,

A:Use HDMI or DVI to connect monitor to computer.

The only difference is HDMI carries audio and video and DVI carries Video only.

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I replaced my monitor with a Dell that has VGA, DVI and DisplayPort. My PC outputs VGA or HDMI, so I'm using an HDMI to DVI cable(previous monitor is VGA and DVI only). My only gripe with this cable is that the DVI end is hard to attach/remove. I can get HDMI-DisplayPort cables or adapters, this would be so much easier to deal with than trying to screw that DVI cable in place, but I need to know if outputting HDMI into the DisplayPort is going to cause any issues with picture quality.

I see either dedicated cables or converter boxes on eBay, converter box would be cheaper and I can use whatever HDMI cable I have on hand.

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So I have a Thinkpad T510 with NVIDIA Quadro NVS 3100M with a VGA out and Displayport out. Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.

For the past few months I have simply just used a VGA cord from the VGA out to the tv and used external speakers for my tv setup.

I recently bought a Displayport to HDMI adapter so I can pass both video and sound to my tv digitally.

Video and sound passthrough works just fine, my laptop picks the tv as a secondary display. But I can`t get it to run at 1080p. Over VGA it automatically set itself to 1920x1080 and never had an issue. Now over HDMI, it picks up at 1360x768 50Hz. NVIDIA control panel recognizes 1920x1080 as native but when I set it to that setting, the screen edges are cut off (top,bottom,left right), they are off the screen. I`ve read this is what is called "overscan", but I`m no television expert. I tried resizing the screen but then another issue became apperent, green dots all over the green like snow, in different positions as time passes.

I have ruled out the new DP to HDMI adapter by pluggging my laptop with the same adapter and hdmi cord to my ASUS VH222H monitor through its own HDMI input, automatically runs at 1080p with sound with none of the above issues.

I have spent a few hours reading through similar topics on this forum and others but most conclude with driver update. Unforunately since Lenovo opted out of Nvidia`s driver program, Im stuck with Lenovo`s driver which is quite old (Sept 2010) so thats off the table. I`ve re... Read more

A:Displayport/HDMI to 1080p LCD TV

Hello & welcome to sevenforums,

What's about duplicate the laptop screen over the Hdmi cable in the Windows 7 display settings, not your video card drivers?
So the laptop will be overscan, but not the digital TV that will have the full screen without any black borders or cutted edges.

But looks the duplicate display will stay at 1366x768 / 60hertz, 32bits colors.

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I purchased a new monitor and desktop and I'm confused as to why I can't get the monitor to connect with a HMDI cord. I know the monitor works fine. I even got it to work with my old computer with a HDMI cord. But when I plug it into this new desktop, the monitor is black with a message that says 'Check Video Cable!'  I'm a little worried that there's something wrong with the desktop itself and it's not booting up properly (which is why nothing is appearing on the monitor) The power button is lit up(plus the bottom of mouse is lit red and the dvd tray opens) but it seems pretty quiet. (I am used to having loud, crappy computers though)  Idk if this helps, but my monitor is a HP Pavilion 23xw 23-inch IPS LED Backlit Monitor and it has 1 VGA and 2 HDMI (with HDCP support) My desktop is a HP ENVY 750 Desktop PC These are the specs-No Secondary HDD2GB AMD Radeon R9 370 [2xDVI, HDMI, DP, DVI to VGA adapter]16GB DDR4-2133 DIMM (2x8GB) RAMWindows 7 Professional 647-in-1 Media Card Reader, 4 USB Ports (Top), Audio [Top 2USB2.0, 2USB3.0]500W Power supply6th Generation Intel® Core? i7-6700 quad-core processor [3.4GHz, 8MB Shared Cache]2TB 7200 RPM SATA 6G Hard DriveHere's a pic of it  Should I  buy a DVI to VGA adapter and try to connect it that way? And if so, does anyone have any recommendations on a good adapter? Thanks in advance!  

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Gang
This concerns an HP late-model notebook, Win7 Home Prem x64, used as a desktop with HDMI-connected 1080p 21", plus usb mouse/kbd. The goal is to make this as simple as possible: desktop-like. Just turn it on and work.
It seems that either/both coming out of sleep state or simple shutdown and startup the Monitor stays offline because, I suppose, its getting no signal from the notebook. I tried to duplicate this on a dell notebook in my 'lab' but I only have a vga connect to work with - it just works. in fact I have trouble with the usb port but not with the monitor persisting.

is there a chance there is some interplay between vendor/maker-specific implentations, plus perhaps the embedded Intel HD video controller?

z
 

A:How to make HDMI-connect Ext Monitor persist?

this could be an external device problem, somehow messing up allocation of resources @ boot. my brother has a new i7 super machine, hooked up with a monitor(dvi) and an hdmi bigsceen hooked up as well.
no problems. then he hooked up a firewire card-hooked up to an external mixer, something like that. he had identical/very similar issues. when we troubleshot, i first said eliminate any possibilities no matter how remote.

long story short.

when the external device is powered up his main monitor did not work when coming out of hibernate mode. with it off(not the card just the devise) all is well.

from what i could assertain, didn't sound like your problem. i know this sort of deal does not usually occur with printers and scanners. but it is somewhere to start(or end if nothing else is hooked up in such a fasion).

good luck dude
 

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I have a Yoga 11s that started having hdmi connection issues about a year ago and has recently quit connecting to an external monitor via HDMI completely. We tried upgrading to Windows 10 to see if that would overwrite any software issues - no luck. The HDMI port actually appears loose. I did an extensive search of the forum and found posts that recommended cutting down the rubber around the base of the hdmi cord - tried that and at least I had a little activitiy - in the upper right hand corner of the external monitor up popped a box that says DVI then VGA then HDMI - but then says No Signal. Tried the graphics card update recommended on a post from long time ago and a popup indicated I had a newer version already installed. I have taken it to a laptop repair place - said they couldn't get parts from Lenovo. I found an "authorized" Lenovo repair shop locally - when I called they said they only work on business machines Called Lenovo and they told me to take it to Best Buy - however since I purchased this directly from Lenovo, Best Buy said they can't work on it. I would rather not send it into Lenovo because they tried to charge my hubby hundreds of dollars when his 15 day brand new laptop quit working, claiming damage - luckily extensive pictures taken and dated prior to sending it in thwarted that attempt at extortion. Does anyone have any suggestions? I need to be able to do presentations and work remotely with this so it is no... Read more

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Hi, I recently figured out that I can plug my Xbox 360 Video and Audio Cables into my computer. What me and my father tried, was that we tried opening windows media center (Since we have windows vista). We have been trying for 4 hours now, using a bunch of different methods. I'm not that very techie (Which is why I'm asking you guys) so I'll use the best terms I can. My main question is, how do I make my Xbox 360 screen appear on my monitor so I can play it.
Sidenote:If this actually works is there a way I can record what I'm playing?

Thank you all in advance.
 

A:Can't connect Xbox 360 to HDMI Computer Monitor.

Bit confused here. Why are you plugging it into the computer? Can you not just plug it into the monitor? Most have several ports, think one of them should work for you- lots have a HDMI input, that may be your solution.
 

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Hi

I have an i5-based DG67BL intel motherboard computer that has a DVI and HDMI ports with one DVI monitor connected to the DVI port.

I added an GeFORCE 210 graphics card to it that has a VGA and a DVI ports and connected additional two monitors to it.

So far computer is working fine with three monitors configured in windows as extended desktop.

This motherboard has just one PCIeX16 slot. It has 2 PCIeX1 and a PCI slot that are vacant.

I need to connect yet another DVI monitor. I took a HDMI<->DVI cable, connected it to the onboard HDMI port. the monitor was not detected.

I tried various combinations of monitors and bios settings in vain. Under no circumstances the HDMI port drove the DVI monitor.

The cable is working fine elsewhere.

What did I do wrong ? Is there something I need to buy/replace for this to work ?

Thanks !

A:How to connect additional DVI monitor to HDMI port

you 'need' to connect a 4th monitor? I recommend getting graphics card(s) to support your endeaver, but up to you.

Why don't you get a dvi to vga or maybe its a vga to dvi cord and connect the dvi monitor to the graphics card vga port?

Does it have to go into the HDMI port? HDMI carries sound as well as the video signal, dvi only carries video, and vga carries a lesser quality video

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On my ThinkCentre M92p which has Windows 7 pro installed I am using a standard monitor from the onboard VGA.
But now I want to run a 2nd display to my LCD TV. So I have a new cable into the onboard displayport and the other end is HDMI into my TV. Nothing showed on the TV (no signal). So I went to the display settings and click on Detect but (Another display not detected) came up. Then I went into BIOS and set up the video to Multiple Displays. Still No Signal.
As far as I know I have the correct drivers for this model from the support downloads. Driver (b2vdo41us14.exe)
I am hope now someone can guide me through what I am doing wrong. And be thankful for any input.
 
 
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A:M92p - DisplayPort to HDMI not working

What is your BIOS version ?    And exactly what cable are you using for DP to HDMI ?

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Hi, I just installed my windows 7 (64x) again (after formatting the hard-drive) but now I have a problem with the audio from displayport to hdmi. I can't transfer the voice from laptop to TV anymore. I checked almost everything. Disabled the video and audio cards, set the AMD HDMI output as a default device or even disabled the rest but nothing worked so far. My display: AMD mobility radeon HD 5000 Any suggestions?  

A:displayport to hdmi after installing a new windows

Hi @sasan79, Thank you for your inquiry. I grasp that you have formatted the drive and reinstalled Windows 7, but now you do not have audio on the TV.  Previously it was working fine. Have you done all your Windows updates?  Have you run the HP Support Assistant?  Have you run the Windows troubleshooter? Here is a link to HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting HDMI Display and Sound Issues that may also help. Please let me know the results. Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".  To simply say thanks, click the ?Thumbs Up? below!    If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help.

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I am trying to connect the HDMI port on my nVidia GeForce GT 640 video card to the DisplayPort input on my HP Compaq L2206tm monitor. This is the reverse of what is expected by cable fabricators who have lots of cables and adapters for the opposite configuration, i.e., DP on the videocard and HDMI input on the monitor. There seems to be a uni-directional vs bi-directional issue involved with DP, but I don't quite understand it. Anyway, the uni-directional choices I am seeing are in the wrong direction. Anybody dealt with this and what is your advice for me?

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Dear Support Team,
I have got an E6410 with a DP > HDMI converter. The video part is working fine on the TV but the audio does not work at all (is still remain on laptop).
I have downloaded and installed the latest software and drivers form  dell.com for this type of laptop but the problem is still the same .
I have  the latest  Graphics Driver for the Intel HD Video card from Dell Support Center.
Do you have any Idea ?
Displayport on E6410 doesn't support audio transmition?
Regards
Jorge
 

A:Displayport to HDMI audio problem

Please, any idea?

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Hi people - and hopefully Lenovo staff :-) I have a new T440s and having problems connecting my Samsung monitor to it. First, the hardware:- Lenovo ThinkPad T440s, i7-4600U 2.1 GHz, 12 GB RAM, SSD, running Windows 10 Pro 64bit- Samsung SyncMaster S24B350T (VGA/HDMI)- mDisplayPort -> HDMI adapter The problem:When I connect the monitor to the computer to the mDisplayPort via the mDisplayPort/HDMI-adapter and HDMI-cable, nothing happens. Windows native Display Settings dialog's Detect link says "Didn't detect another display".The monitor works fine via VGA-cable. The monitor works fine with my tv set top box via HDMI. The computer works fine with my tv with the mDisplayPort/HDMI-adapter and HDMI-cable. The computer works fine with my work monitors via "pure" mDisplayPort->DisplayPort cable. So - everything works, except said connection to the monitor. I have tried:- Latest Intel HD Graphics driver from Lenovo (version 20.19.15.4416, dated 19/12-2015)- Latest BIOS upgrade (GJET87WW v. 2.37, dated 12/1-2016)- Latest Intel HD Graphics 4400 driver directly from Intel, but I was not allowed to install it. I have to use Lenovo's driver.- Getting the Samsung driver for the monitor from Samsung website, though the "latest" version is also v. 1.0 from 2012... This guy has the same problem, I think: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8-and-8-1/T440s-and-Dell-S2715H/m-p/2210471 Is there a difference in a pc monitor via HDMI and a tv via HDMI? Tv i... Read more

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Hello to all P I have Y50-70 (860m nvidia) laptop. I buyed new monitor Dell U3415W . I know that my laptop have only hdmi connector ...  I have connected my screen with hdmi cable and its works but i have 2 questions : 1) If i will connect my Y50-70 with HDMI to DisplayPort Converter i will get better performance ? or somthing better than regullar hdmi ? some examples of the Converter https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-DisplayPort-Supporting-Technology/dp/B00EDT0072https://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-DP2HD4KS-DisplayPort-Audio-Converter/dp/B00LVA2LSW 2) In my nvidia settings i see that my hdmi port is not serving my nvidia 860m ... do i need to change some settings ?  Thanks !!!!! 




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Can the xps 9550 run the laptop screen and 2 external monitors (one to hdmi, another to thunderbolt/displayport)  simultaneously with no problems?
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Hello. We have connected a HP 8200 Elite to our Samsung TV with a displayport to hdmi converter 1 year ago, and it worked well. A week ago we bought a new TV table and after reconnecting the HP 8200 to our Samsung TV we get no signal to the TV.Yesterday I tested to connect a HP monitor with displayport to the HP 8200 with a displayport cable, and it did work.Today I was and switched the displayport to hdmi converter at the Kjell & CO reseller, BUT WE STILL GET NO SIGNAL TO THE SAMSUNG TV. I have connected a monitor with the RGB contact / cable, and have tested to change the display settings to make it work, BUT WITH NO SUCCESS. Could a straight displayport to hdmi cable solve the problem? Regards Roger

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Hello I would like to buy something like thishttp://www.club-3d.com/index.php/products/reader.en/product/mini-displayport-12-to-hdmi-20-uhd-activ...Should I be able to see 3840*2160 UHD 4:4:4 @60Hz on my Samsung Smart TV? It works with my desktop pc. I have read some other threads here where people have troubles with this on T450. Anybody has tested this and can confirm?

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I own an HP 8440p with the NVS3100 graphics card. I have tried all suggestions regarding getting the DisplayPort to pass audio through a DP-to-HDMI adapter with no success. I have even tried purchasing multiple adapters in the hopes of findingone that worked, even HP's own pricey adapter.  Can I conclude that it is now settled that the HP 8440p with the discreet NVS3100 (not the integraed Intel Graphics) simply cannot be made to pass audio from the DisplayPort to to an HDMI adpter? If the answer is that it cannot then I will start shopping for a new laptop with a native HDMI and not the troublesome DisplayPort. Thanx, Redlyne

A:Has DisplayPort to HDMI Audio Out Problem Ever Been Solved?

My displayport adaptor to HDMI, when connected to my monitor, cuts the top, bottom and sides off by an inch or two, but the rest is okay. Is this the problem you are having? I've tried a few adaptors, all the same result.

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I purchased a MiniDP to HDMI cable that is capable of 4k resolution. I hooked it up to my X1 (Gen1, model 3444-G7U) laptop into my LG TV (which also supports 4k). I can't get the TV to go above 1080p! Again, the TV is brand new and 4k capable, the MiniDP to HDMI cable is 4k capable, and it's connected from my X1 laptop's MiniDP port.

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I'm trying to run audio to a stereo receiver over an HDMI cable attached to my computer (T420s) through a DP to HDMI adapter. I have the DisplayPort++ symbol on my computer, so a passive adapter should work. The only playback device listed though is Conexant 20672 SmartAudio HD. I've tried installing the Intel Graphics Driver listed on Lenovo's site, hoping it might install the Intel Display Audio driver. It did not seem to. I still have to Intel audio in the device manager. Any ideas on what to do to get audio to my stereo receiver?

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Ok so, I'm using this monitor : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001834 which has displayportI'm using a lenovo y40 as the computer.And lastly, I am using this as the connection betwen DP and HDMI : https://www.amazon.ca/Rankie-Plated-DisplayPort-Cable-Black/dp/B00Z05JMKO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=146... I am using windows 10 I connected it successfully, but windows is not detecting the monitor. Not sure if the cord is not compatible, dead or I am missing a setting. Help would be appreciated 

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Hi gang,

I have a asus z87pro mobo. i currently have a dsub monitor and dvi monitor plugged into the appropriate ports and both monitors display independent desktops under win7 64bit quite nicely.

My specific question is:

which adapters would allow me to connect 2 additional dsub 1900*1200 monitors to both the hdmi socket and the displayport socket, so that i run a total of four monitors.

I have seen this :
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and this
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But i am unsure whether they would both allow me to run a further 3rd and 4th connected pair of dsub monitors.

Can you advise?

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Is this your board ?

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I have confirmed:
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Are there anybody have the same problem with me? thanks for your help.

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Hi M. Zemmy Indrapatih,
Thanks for your post.
Sorry you are having difficulties with your laptop and monitor.  If you could send me the name and model cable adapter you are using and the name and model of the monitor,  I might be better able to understand the issue.  Thanks
Regards,Robert

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Quote: Originally Posted by masterchefstan


My laptop only has VGA output (no HDMI or DVI) so I purchased a powered VGA to HDMI converter. I am getting sound but no video. I am receiving an error message on my HDTV screen that reads "Incompatible video signal received. Check your output source" I am running Windows 7 and accessed my NVIDIA control panel settings but can't seem to get it to work. Do I need to adjust the video output settings?



Hi there

Now that's a different issue completely --some of these VGA==>HDMI video converters aren't much use I'm afraid. - I had one ages ago but could never get it to work -- what you could try though is see if your computer can set to DUAL monitors first and then try and use one as the primary. I think (if I remember W7) that Windows + P key scrolls through the external monitor settings.

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Cheers
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Dell U2412M connections: DVI, Display Port, VGA.
Asus N61JQ connections: HDMI, VGA.

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Question:
WHY? Something to do with the signal conversion and it suppose to work just from the back of a GPU?
What kind of an adapter or cable do I need then?

PS,
I do not really want a big adapter sticking out of my laptops HDMI port, it is way too easy to break. But please include both the adapter and the cable that I need in the explanation just so I know this for the future.
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OM
 

A:Can I add a 3rd monitor to my laptop by getting a 'hdmi male to vga svga female'

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Flangdoogler, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The full make and model of your laptop would help, as then we could see what it has for graphics in it (GPU). Depending on what it is it is likely that you answered your own question,






Quote:
Or is that I simply cannot have the same graphics displayed on my laptop (15") be copied exactly onto my monitor (24") due to graphics card reasons?


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http://www.displayport.org/faq/

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So I've been using a monitor via DisplayPort through the past week with no issues. Suddenly today, I turn on my laptop and the port is no longer detecting any monitor at all. I'm willing to troubleshoot this using any links or advice provided, please help.

I've tried restarting my computer, plugging the port in/out, plugging my monitor in/out... this problem seemed to have occurred out of seemingly nowhere. Any advice is appreciated, thank you.

A:Windows 8 not detecting DisplayPort Monitor

Alright, figured it out.

I'm guessing, that I probably set my external monitor to deactivate before unplugging it. The next time I plugged it in, it wouldn't activate at all for this reason.

I solved this by switching the way it got input from my laptop, going from DisplayPort to HDMI. Then I reactivated the monitor, and was able to switch back to DisplayPort.

In my personal opinion, this is truly the most idiotic thing I have dealt with so far in Windows 8. Hopefully display options such as "deactivate" don't stick around after unplugging them in the next iteration of Windows.

- Garret
EDIT:
It happened again. Did some more research and the solution here worked:
ASUS PB278Q 1440P MONITOR "DISPLAY-PORT: NO SIGNAL, AND HDMI: NO SIGNAL" GTX 780

Relevant comment:
There is a feature on newer motherboards in which they have sleep state settings outside the control of the operating system. Go into your bios and go to APM configuration. Look for ErP setting (default is usually disabled) and enable it to S4+S5 sleep state. This solved my problem, now my monitor will show a display after computer wakes up from sleep or when powered off.

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Hi Everyone,

I am attempting to configure EyeFinity with 3 monitors. My graphics card, a PowerColor HD 6850 supports a maximum of 3 monitors, and it sports the following monitor outputs: 2 x DVI, 1 x HDMI & 1 x DisplayPort.

My 3 monitors are all the same brand (Dell) and model (U2212HM UltraSharp), they each sport 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x DVI & 1 x VGA connection.

As all of my monitors support DisplayPort I see no need for a DisplayPort adaptor, and I have connected my monitors as follows:

1). DVI
2). VGA by way of DVI Adaptor (this is because I am using a KVM switch)
3). DisplayPort

Ironically only the 3rd, DisplayPort connected monitor is not working with EyeFinity! I have manually set the connection on the monitor (through the monitor's menu) to DisplayPort. Further when I turn the monitor off and on I see the message: "No DisplayPort " - so the monitor doesn't "believe" that it is connected.

Windows (7 - x64 - Professional) on the other hand responds to the monitor being turned on and off by making the long "doo doo" sound that it typically makes whenever a USB connection is established! However this being said "Screen Resolution" item only ever reports that two monitors are connected!

Furthermore ATI Catalyst can only see two monitors connected - it sees one Analog (due to the adaptor) and one digital (as pictured below).



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A:Can't get 3rd monitor to work with Eyefinity - it has DisplayPort!

DisplayPort can technically drive up to 3 monitors, but I am fairly certain that you cannot easily mix it's output with another digital output unless the video chipset can allow it (and this would be high-end, because DVI and HDMI are based on older technology and would require decent amounts of horsepower that a single GPU isn't necessarily going to be designed for). Nvidia makes some laptop video chips that allow splitting the signal between VGA and a DisplayPort port, but that's analog and digital, so it's a lot easier on the chipset than pushing 2 digital outputs at the same time (with content protection, scanning, etc. required by those interfaces).

The latest DisplayPort spec allows daisy-chaining of multiple DisplayPort displays on the same DisplayPort port from a video source, but to do so you need to purchase the requisite cabling or adapters to achieve multimon on the DisplayPort port and all devices along a DisplayPort multimon daisy-chain must be DisplayPort 1.2 spec or higher devices.

There are adapters that you can purchase that can take a DisplayPort signal and output it to multiple DVI endpoints (which could then be downgraded to VGA with an adapter on the DVI port), but you generally need to be driving the same monitors at each endpoint too which can be a pain.

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My external monitor ASUS PB278Q stopped working. I switched out the DP cable which is newly purchased. I have my GPU driver updated and I'm pretty sure I've updated most other drivers on my laptop as well. I'm connecting the DP through the 433835U TP MiniDock Plus Series 3 (https://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-433835U-MiniDock-Docking-Station/dp/B0085MQLMQ). For some  reason the laptop doesn't seem to detect the monitor or vice versa. The monitor says DP cable no signal. Other inputs like the power adapter and the wireless mouse I attach to the docking station do work however. I'm not sure what else I'm looking at. I haven't tried using the other inputs like the hdmi (id have to buy an adapter) or the VGA and the one other one it has since I dont have cable for those... I'm not sure how to resolve this. Please provide support, thanks.

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Hi all, I am trying to connect 2 external monitors (Asus VW22AT) to my W550S laptop.Via the VGA connection, it works fine (for both monitors, i tried one by one), the display automatically sets to 1680x1050 resolution. My problem comes from the mini displayport which i used with DVI adapter (I also tried with VGA adapter), I can't get the 1680x1050 resolution, it recommands to use a 1920x1080 resolution but the screen is blurred. If I manually set to 1680x1050, the image doesn't use all the screen, each side is black on 3 centimeters thus the image is also blurred. Do you have any solution please?Best regards, Jean

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Hello & thank you in advance for your assistance.

A month ago I installed a new Sapphire HD Radeon 7790 1GB DDR5 Dual-X OC GPU & began experiencing BSOD issues with driver atikmdag.sys. Would quite often go as long as a week between BSOD.

The BSOD seems to be associated with DisplayPort attached monitor. Have two monitors attached via Dual DVI which work fine. Can stream no problem. The third monitor which is attached via DisplayPort seems to be the culprit. Streaming The Mentalist on CBS.com last night on that monitor & it crashed right away. Watched Mentalist on another monitor with ease.

Have been working my way thru AMD Article Number: 27116 attempting to resolve this myself. Several driver versions with same results. Always use the AMD uninstall utility (restart), Driver Sweeper (restart) & CCleaner for good measure before installing next driver. BIOS is current as are Windows 7 updates. Have a 500W PSU, the GPU came overclocked from the factory & I did down clock for a short time which did not help. The GPU runs cool in the low 40's, the new PSU runs about 20 degrees hotter than the Dell OEM PSU. But it was crashing before with the cooler running 360W Dell PSU. Sapphire recommends a 500W PSU for this GPU even tho the 7790 uses less energy than the ATI Radeon 4850 it replaced.

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A:BSOD while streaming on DisplayPort attached monitor?

Well it's a bit odd that I would come across this info now after a month and a half but - apparently there is an issue with the 20 pin on displayport cables. The infamous pin 20 issue.
To be fully compliant a displayport cable must not have pin 20 wired through.
The monitor is feeding power down pin 20, and the video card is feeding power out as well and the some video cards don't like it, (the power feed is to provide power to active converters, DP to VGA, HDMI etc.)

This thread is pretty close to mine:
How a Bad DisplayPort Cable Can Ruin Ruin Your Day
For about 2 months I've been struggling with a BSoD error related to atikmpag.sys on my Windows 7, core i7, 2x 5870 Crossfire system.

First, I assumed it was a driver issue. At the time I think the 12.1 Catalyst drivers had just been released. So, I rolled back to 11.10 or so. BSoDs continue anywhere from every couple of days to as often as every couple hours.I formatted my system partition and reinstalled Windows to try to fix.

Guess what? BSoDs continue!

Finally, after all of this, I decide on replacing the DisplayPort cable as the last possible point of failure. I should have mentioned that I'm running 1 native DisplayPort and 2 DVI ports. I replaced it with one from Accell off Newegg and it's been over a month without any further BSoDs. I've heard of plenty of issues out there with DisplayPort adapters, but never thought I'd have an issue with a straight DisplayPort cable distributed with a Dell monitor. Having... Read more

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HI;

I have 2 monitors on my Dell Studio XPS with a Radion 5700 series card. I'm doing more video editing now and I would like to add a 3rd monitor.

I'm finding out there are not that many Display Port monitors to choose from.

I know that the Apple monitors are DisplayPort and they are nice screens, but they are very $$$.

Can you suggest anything under $500 with a DisplayPort in the 23" to 27" size range?

Thanks Much

Jamie

A:Looking for suggestions on mid-priced 23" or more DisplayPort Monitor

These all have Display Port.

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Monitors, LCD Monitors, ASUS, Yes, 2ms-3ms, 1

I have the ASUS VE258Q 25" which is out of stock but is available at Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-VE258Q-25.../dp/B004ZMH65Q

Very nice monitor.

Jim

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Dear all As subject, I read some articles from Internet and bought a Displayport_to_VGA to connect : the Mainboard's integrated Displayport with 2nd monitor. But system cannot recognize the 2nd monitor at displayport. I haven't seen any setting on BIOS about this.  Can anybody help me to fix this problemMany thanks, 

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Hi there. I am working with two monitors. The first is a ViewSonic VX2250wm LED monitor, connected to the desktop (Lenovo ThinkCentre M90p) via a
DVI
(in monitor) to Displayport (Desktop) cable. The card is an Nvidia Geforce 310.
 
The second monitor is VGA.
 
Every so often, the ViewSonic's signal goes out. At first I thought it was the DVI/
Displayport
adaptor, but upon getting a new cable the problem persisted. I then assumed it was the latest Nvidia driver update, so I rolled back. The monitor's signal returned for a few days, but then eventually lost its signal again.
 
This process repeats every time I install an older driver: the monitor comes back, but eventually dies. I am trying to figure out what is the cause of this problem. AFAIK it cannot be the Displayport as the Geforce is compatible. I have concluded it must be the ViewSonic monitor.
 
Any help as to what may cause this loss of signal would be appreciated. I have a feeling it might be because I have not used an 'active' adapter and only have used passive ones. 
I just wish this information wasn't so vague and hard to find.  Displayport hasn't really taken off that well, has it? 
 
 
Mod:  edited title for clarity 

A:Monitor on DisplayPort adapter losing signal

Kindly set the display resolution to  1366*768 and set the Nvidia display to multiple display.
 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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Often when I initially turn my computer on I get the message from the latest AMD driver:
"The System has detected a problem with the connection between your computer and the DisplayPort display that will prevent you from using the highest resolutions and/or refresh rates." and my 4k monitor would be in 30 hz not 60hz. To fix this problem I either reset my computer or reset the monitor and most of the time it will then go to 60hz. I have already tried a new displayport cable, fresh installed the video drivers and face the same problem. Can anyone help please?

A:4k monitor reverting to 30hz from 60hz Displayport problem

Hey, I had the same problem and I just solved mine, so hopefully it will help yours too.

All I did was unplugged the power cable for 5-10 seconds. After I did that Windows prompted me that "You must restart your computer for these changes to take effect."

Once I restarted everything was fixed. Hope it helps! Good luck to you!

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Hey All,

So I'm running 2xR9 290X (crossfire) with 3xQnix Qx2710 monitors. One of the qnix monitors was purchased with HDMI/DisplayPort connectors along with the usual DVI connector (normally these monitors only come with the D-DVI input)

I had a 2 monitor (with just the two DVI-only monitors) setup for a while that was working fine.

Since installing the third monitor I'm experiencing several weird things:

- On boot, until the Windows login screen comes up (Windows 8.1), there is nothing on the non-primary DVI monitor (so my setup is my primary monitor is one of the two DVI monitors, and then the left and right monitors is another DVI-only and the DP monitor).

- If the monitors go to sleep, or I put the computer to sleep and wake it up, any windows that were on the non-primary DVI monitor are moved over to the primary DVI monitor. Windows on the DP monitor do not move in this configuration.

- WIthin CCC, after sleep / monitors off, I have to restart CCC's control of the color settings for the non-primary DVI monitor. (I'm forgetting what the actual button says, but it's the button under the Display color controls settings where you can manipulate the R/G/B channels - I have to use the GPU for color matching since the monitors don't have any inherent ways to change R/G/B levels
If I only connect the two DVI monitors this is not an issue.

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A:Having issues w/ Triple Monitor Setup (DisplayPort issue?)

I run a triple monitor setup on my desktop PC. 2 DVI and one HDMI on my GT 640. The one using HDMI goes as follows Mini HDMI on video card to normal HDMI to HDMI to DVI adapter. What I notice is regardless of which monitor is set as primary my BIOS POST screen and the initial Windows Boot screen always shows on the same monitor on one of the DVI ports. The video card determines what monitor the POST screen shows on. For me it depends on how many monitors I have plugged in and what ports they use. I have never seen it where it didn't show. The logon screen then shows on my Primary monitor. I don't use sleep or hibernate so I can't help you with that. Why you don't see your POST screen I don't know, I have seen other people report the same thing though. I don't remember if they found out why though.

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 The name of my notebook is HP Pavilion 12-n231TU .I want to use an external Monitor with my laptop .Is it Pssible?How do I do it ? #Reason- Its only 14.5 inch display and can not thrill me enough when playing gamees with this little monitor .. Waiting for reply

A:Can I connect a monitor and use that monitor as my laptop's ...

Hi, Yes, you can. The following link shows specs of your machine:     http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04168240 It has 1 HDMI port, this is very handy. There are many monitors around which have HDMI port. 21" to 24" monitors are very popupar. Just go out and buy one (please check to see HDMI cable is included otherwise you have to buy a cable). Now, you can connect your laptop to the monitor, then power them up. Normally they will connect automatically, otherwsie hit F4. Regards.

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On the XPS 15 9550, can an external monitor with Displayport inputs be connect directly into the laptop's USB-C Thunderbolt output using a straight miniDisplayport-to-Displayport cable?  Similarly, can a miniDisplayPort to VGA adapter cable be plugged directly into the USB-C Thunderbolt port to drive older monitors/projectors? Or is the TB15 Dock mandatory in order to get the computer talking to  external video devices through its Thunderbolt port output?

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Hi,

I have an Asrock ION 330 HT BD with a Sony Bravia 720p attached (HDMI to HDMI). When I start up my PC, the screen remains black. Only after I plug in a second monitor, both screens work just fine. When I pull the second monitor out, the Bravia also stops getting a signal. Seems a bit weird.. How can I get it to work with just the Bravia attached?

Thanks,
Gijs

A:HDMI to HDMI only working with second monitor attached

Hi and welcome to the forum.

Have you made sure your graphics card driver is up to date?

Have you tried starting your PC up in safe mode and seeing if the problem still persists?

Please ensure you have done both of these and then post back; it would also be helpful if we knew your system specifications which you can fill in under 'User CP'.

Also does the task bar appear on the primary monitor or secondary monitor?


Oli

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I would like to connect my Laptop-DVD to TV monitor to watch DVD's. The Laptop is a Sony with MS/XP opreating system. Has anybody done this before?
Thank you
 

A:Connect Laptop-DVD to TV monitor

Does your laptop have a TV Tuner card or S-Video out? If so, you can connect your laptop to TV.
 

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Hi, I have a new laptop (HP-Windows 10) without a VGA connector. I've connected my laptop successfully to my Coby TV/Monitor using an HDMI connection however the edges appear off the screen-so I can't see the tool bar on top or the tray on the bottom or the print pop-up screen on the side of websites. Looking at the manual the only way I can adjust the screen is if I use a VGA connection. I tried using an adaptor that has a VGA connector on one end and and HDMI on the other but the Coby monitor didn't recognize it. Is there something I can do to adjust the screen size on my Coby tv/monitor? I lost the remote for the Coby so I have to use the controls on the side of the TV. Re model # TFTV2425 THANKS!
 

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i bought a new laptop and it's working fine but i can't make it work on my samsung monitor. i am using the 15 pin cable and when i go to display it ''sees'' the monitor (shows the monitor name and max res) but when i choose as a main screen, duplicate etc nothing shows up, just a floating ''check signal cable'' with ''digital'' underneath. any idea how to fix it? thanks.
 

A:Laptop and monitor don't connect

You have to select the external monitor by hitting Fn+F4 or something like that
 

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Hi All!

I was wondering if I had to purchase something extra to connect my laptop to another monitor? I want to use two screens at once, but just draw things around to the other screen so I can watch movies in one and do other things in another. Can someone tell me the name of the cord or thing I have to buy?

Thanks!
 

A:How do I connect a monitor to my laptop?

The Connection:
Your Laptop should have a VGA plug at the back, you may need an adaptor to convert 15Pin VGA to LCD connector

The Settings:
In Control Panel - Display Advanced settings, does your laptop support dual display?

You may need to post your System Specs for more support on this, you can also update your Profile as well, with this information.
 

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I have a Dell studio 1558 laptop, upgraded to 8GB and a 500gb ssd drive. I connected one 24" monitor via VGA, one 24" using VGA to USB adapter, and one mobile monitor using USB. I tried to connect a 4th monitor using the HDMI port, but when I connect it, the monitor on the VGA port turns off and vice versa. Are the HDMI and VGA ports somehow interconnected where you can only use one?

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i have a laptop with no VGA port, but i want to hook it up to my CRT that is VGA. is there a pcmica card out there that has the port on it or does anybody else have any ideas?

THANKS for any help
-toobzz
 

A:connect laptop to CRT monitor?

Something like this?
http://powernotebooks.com/product.php?itemId=486
 

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