Problem with monitor connected to my laptop Tags: Laptops External Monitor Monitors Windows Vista Last response: July 24, 2010 7:14 PM in Windows Vista Share ppeters951 July 24, 2010 6:50:43 PM Hello, My laptop monitor and external monitor have the same info on it. Therefore I cannot drag a spreadsheet to one monitor while looking at info on the other. How do I get the external monitor to show a blank desktop More about : problem monitor connected laptop Anonymous a b D Laptop a b C Monitor July 24, 2010 7:14:01 PM You need to EXTEND the desktop to the second minitor. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumi connected my laptop to monitor through hdmi but the problem is ForumConnected laptop to external monitor @1680x1050 performance went down ForumRed pixels on Dell monitor connected to laptop ForumShould my monitor work when connected to my computer\'s HDMI PORT ForumPC not detecting HDMI connected monitor . ForumI have connected my laptop with my tv via vga cable and it works but when i open ForumHp dv2000 laptop display flicker but no problem with ext monitor ForumMacbook Pro 13inch (2011) connected to a led monitor issues ForumNo green on lcd screen ok when connected to monitor via vga ForumMultiple Monitors Connected to a Laptop ??? ForumTwo monitors connected to laptop one monitor says cable not connect ForumMonitor connected to vga splitter sleeps after a few hours ForumConnecting external monitor to a laptop ForumMonitor not recognising it's connected , possible CPU issue. ForumLaptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor ForumHow to connect dell inspiron laptop 4050 to crt monitor Forum32 inch LCD TV connected with laptop doesnt show text properly Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free ForumAcer Laptop unlock ForumNo sound is coming from my laptop More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !