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 m 0 l rdc85 a b D Laptop 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.... m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Laptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor Forum HP LAPTOP SCREEN BROKEN: Need to get external monitor to turn on Forum Laptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor Forum Solvedexternal monitor, want to close the laptop but it turns off Forum Acer laptop Fn and F5 key don\'t turn on the external monitor. Forum Solvedmy lenovo thinkpad has a broken screen and been using external monitor. Re-loaded Windows 7 and now nothing comes up on monit Forum Every time I plug in my laptop charger, the external monitor turns wavy? Forum Hi, my laptop won't start up it's a toshiba windows 7. When i turn it on it comes up with a messag etelling me to insert a boo Forum My monitor goes black on startup and if I turn it off and on the screen comes on and goes blank again ? Forum SolvedDV9000 Laptop LCD Dosen't turn on, Computer boots fine and runs fine with External Moniter. Forum Everytime i turn on my laptop toshiba satellite c850-1G2 it just comes up with a blue screen saying automatic repair couldnt r Forum SolvedLaptop + external 144hz monitor for CSGO Forum Have to turn monitor on/off until it finally comes on Forum SolvedExternal monitor icons open on primary laptop screen Forum Solvedexternal monitor for laptop? Forum Solvedexternal monitor for laptop? Forum Solvedusing 1080p external monitor with 14 inches 1366x768 laptop Forum When i turn my gateway laptop on the power button comes on and the fans and stuf Forum Solvedquestion about laptop with damaged screen (asus x551c); external monitor connection Forum SolvedMy external monitor only shows my laptop background no icons or current program displayed, how can I fix this? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !