External monitor will not turn on when laptop comes Tags: Acer Laptops External Monitor Last response: July 2, 2012 10:12 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share rick blair July 2, 2012 8:08:14 AM my external monitor dose not work with my laptop. this just started when we recently lost power. i tried another monitor with the same results. any suggestions More about : external monitor turn laptop unksol a b D Laptop July 2, 2012 8:32:08 AM press windowskey +p to cycle through the output modes rdc85 July 2, 2012 9:04:40 AM lappy had function button to switch display if it not automatically done... Try those button.... if it not working, u mention power outage try to cold reboot first.. If it still not working well there maybe some hardware problems.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rick blair July 2, 2012 10:12:12 AM unksol said:press windowskey +p to cycle through the output modes THANKS, seems to be working fine now. I am glad I didn't get rid of the other monitor. As you can tell I am a novice at PC's. thanks again Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLaptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor ForumMy laptop will turn on but nothing comes up on the monitor the wifi and hard dri ForumLaptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor ForumWhen i turn my gateway laptop on the power button comes on and the fans and stuf ForumHP LAPTOP SCREEN BROKEN: Need to get external monitor to turn on ForumMonitor comes on then goes black ForumCan't get laptop to use external monitor 's max resolution ForumSony vaio laptop won't turn on but is receiving power ForumCant turn laptop on ForumUrgent help please: Laptop display gone after new external monitor ForumP4-M laptop showing no picure even through external monitor ForumAcer Aspire 5532 screen comes on briefly, shuts off. replaced inverter ForumMy dell latitude d400 laptop wont turn on ForumMy sony vaio laptop won't turn on! ForumToshiba monitor screen doesn't not turn on ForumBack light or Inverter? Forum[Solved] College laptop Forum[Solved] College laptop suggestions needed Forum[Solved] Laptop Buyers FAQ ForumLaptop okay for budget gaming? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !