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Black screen on external monitor?

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November 15, 2013 7:23:52 PM

When I connect this monitor to my laptop (lenovo y510p) it is correctly detected by my system, but whenever I turn the monitor on, it only displays a black screen.

Anyone know why this is happening? I've updated my drivers, so that probably isn't the issue.

I'm also using a dvi to hdmi cable
November 15, 2013 7:28:17 PM

FN + F7?
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November 15, 2013 7:30:37 PM

make sure your monitor is on the correct input channel.
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November 15, 2013 8:14:20 PM

pretty sure its on the right input channel
got it, the dvi cable wasn't secrued tightly enough lol
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November 15, 2013 8:24:14 PM

i'm dumb, didn't secure the cable
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November 15, 2013 8:25:46 PM

haha it happens. I've done it plenty of times. Enjoy it.
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