I have tried the fn-f8 and this doesnt make a difference. Note: If any one of your displays isn't showing an image, make sure to repeat steps 1. My technical skills wont wont cut it. The port also may not turn on until you boot into the operating system. As I said, was working one night and then not the next. The bios and boot screen show on the projector then the signal drops as soon as it hits the desktop. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
If it works, you can assume that the projector is the issue. Can it be the reason that I use Windows 7 Home Premium? Nothing shows up under extra displays, forcing a detect does nothing either. On the other hand, if the projector works fine with a different computer, your laptop may be the problem. Hopefully someone else here can show how it's done. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee : 1 and install Driver Easy. Tutorials Well any tips and tricks? Anyone experienced anything like this, or can you suggest any possible reason for this happening , or any ideas on how to fix it. I have tried adding a dvi adapter to the end and still no luck.
Lets fix the laptop issue first. I've only had this computer since April of this year. I can't select restart to complete the installation, because if I do, when it boots back to windows again there is no signal. For most modern laptops, this happens automatically; the only time you really need to use the Settings tab in the Display Properties dialog box is when things are hinkey. As I said, it was working one night and not the next.
I know this laptop is over three years old now, but is this really the level of support I can expect from Dell? I have been advised to check the resolution settings for the external display but how can I do this when the projector doesnt recognise the laptop? I have to unplud the connector and plug it back in so that it detects the connection again. It's also a good idea to rock the cable back and forth to make sure it's not merely loose. If I do, it certainly won't be a Dell! The desktop appears on all your displays. Extend your display by changing display settings. I spoke to the Dell support team and they have agreed to replace the motherboard for free. I plugged in my monitor the other day and it wont work anymore. Once you know where the problem is occurring, contact technical support for further assistance.
I've tried all of the WindowsKey+P options multiple times and also these settings enabled via the laptop's function keys. Still the only workaround I have found is to reinstall the hd4600 drivers and not reboot whenever I want to use the projector. Tip If you believe your video card is bad and your computer has onboard video, the needs to be replaced. If you don't see an image, you may need to change the display using the following steps. For further instructions, check out the link below.
This should alleviate your problem. I ran the troubleshooter but it did not solve my problem. However, native resolution of the projector is something like 1280x8xx. Note: If any one of your displays isn't showing an image, make sure to repeat steps 1. Open Device Manager a Right click on Display driver. Fixing a monitor that is overheating is generally not worthwhile. Access the settings on the monitor using the buttons on the front or bottom edge of the monitor.
I would have tried to set the output resolution to the native resolution of the projector, but I didn't have the option for that specific resolution only for 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio resolutions , nor did I find a way to select this resolution in more advanced graphics display settings. If the solution provided worked for you, please mark accepted solution for this post. If an external display such as a projector is plugged in, you can confirm that mirroring has been turned on. It works fine, just plug and play. It is only found on desktop computers for use with monitors.
Mar 06, 2010 this should be enough to ensure signal is going out of your monitor port on the back of your Dell. All we need to find out is if the laptops compatible to projectors. Monitor not connected properly Verify that the monitor is properly connected in the back of the , as well as to the back of the computer. You can also move the mouse cursor over an icon to see more information about the display, such as manufacturer, model, connection, and resolution. Troubleshooting If these steps don't fix the issue, you may have a more serious problem. What is the model of your computer? Press the Menu button on the front panel and select Factory Reset. Anyway I tried booting with the cable in and no luck.
I've updated the bios to the latest version and that hasn't helped either. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Mar 14, 2019 3 Dec 22, 2018 4 Dec 12, 2018 0 Oct 22, 2018 3 Oct 16, 2018 1 Oct 16, 2018 0 Sep 19, 2018 2 Sep 6, 2018 7 Aug 9, 2018 1 Jul 9, 2018 14 May 29, 2018 4 Apr 9, 2018 1 Mar 22, 2018 3 Mar 17, 2018 1 Feb 23, 2018 1 Jan 20, 2018 1 Jan 10, 2018 5 Jan 16, 2016 1 Jan 10, 2016 2 Oct 28, 2014. Verify that your displays are plugged in and turned on. Will walk you through the entire system once and have a hardware and software check. The displays will be in either extended mode or Clone mode. Thanks for all the help. While it's nice to be able to use your own projector and laptop, when you end up in a place that has special projection needs that your equipment can't handle or one that has a preinstalled projector, you're going to have to use what's available.