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External monitor not displaying on VGA or HDMI ports (Win7)

Q: External monitor not displaying on VGA or HDMI ports (Win7)

I have a Dell 15R N5110 that I want to connect an external monitor to. Monitor displays No Signal from both VGA and HDMI ports. Molnitor worked fine on Dell laptop running Win XP.

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Preferred Solution: External monitor not displaying on VGA or HDMI ports (Win7)

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after upgrading my laptop to window 8.1 professional 64bits my external monitor is not displaying anymore

A:external monitor not displaying

Hello ayochukwu, I think that everything will be solved if you install the drivers I posted at your other post.  Winos

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I have an hp envy i just bought i hook up one monitor with hdmi works fine i then hooked up a tv to another hdmi port and the computer will not detect it

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I  have my HP Envy (with a touch screen) laptop connected to an Acer monitor.  It has worked well for over a year.  It was working fine today (as an external monitor) when suddenly the external screen went blank and the laptop went back to being the display.  I have tried everything I can think of to get the external monitor to work again:  I tried rebooting the computer and the monitor, checking the HDMI connections, replacing the HDMI cable, etc.  I believe it is a computer problem because when I hit f4 and select  second screen only, and hit enter, the laptop continues to be a display but nothing shows on the external screen.

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I just purchased a ThinkPad X1, the productivity module and OneLink+ for docking.  I have connected the X1 to the docking station.  I have connected a keyboard, a mouse and an hp Pavillion 23cw monitor to the docking station.  The keyboard and mouse are working perfectly.  The X1 recognizes that the hp monitor is connected but I have been unable to have anything display on the hp monitor.  What do I need to do to get the hp monitor to display?   

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My laptop has 2 graphic processors: Graphics card (integrated) is Intel Ivy Bridge-MB GT2 - Integrated Graphics with Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4000.Second graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M [HP] with Graphics chipset NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M. The notebook has 2 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports, 1 HDMI port, 1 VGA and no DisplayPort.  Microsoft updated the OS to Windows 10 version 1607 (OS build 14393.82) NVIDIA says GeForce GT 650M has a max resolution of 3840 x 2160. I connect the laptop to a 2K external monitor via an HDMI cable. Questions / problems:1. Can I get higher resolution than 1920 x 1080 with my notebook on an external monitor via the HDMI port and how?2. The NVIDIA Control panel menu displays only '3D settings'. Can I see the 'Display' menu as shown on this picture, containing 'Change resolution', 'Setup multiple displays' and how?3. What is the HDMI version on my port? This is not shown on the notebook's specifications.   

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I have a Lenovo G50 running Win8 32bit. I have two external monitors both Asus with VGA ports. I successfully configured one of the monitors to the VGA port. However I have not been able to successfully get my 2nd external monitor connected using the HDMI port. I have a VGA to HDMI adapter for the monitor but it's not working. To rule out any issue with the 2nd monitor, I was able to get it to work by disconnecting the VGA cable from the first monitor and connecting it to the 2nd monitor. But again, no luck using the HDMI port with a VGA to HDMI adapter. So I'm fresh out of ideas. Had anyone been able to resolve this successfully with this setup? And if so, how? Thanks in advance! Leslie 

A:G50 HDMI Not working for 2d External Monitor

I have win8 32bt and I have a special focus with drivers especially with usb and memory(ram). Can you suggest me some solution you applied?  

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Hi, I hope someone has experience with external monitors on a y700 notebook.I want to ask if my Y700 notebook supports higher resolutions than 1920x1080 for external monitors via HDMI.My model is this one: https://www.amazon.de/Lenovo-i5-6300HQ-Quad-Core-Prozessor-Betriebssystem/dp/B016QB9HZK/ref=sr_1_2?i... I want to use a monitor with a resolution of: 2560x1080 https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00TF0X37I/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=31RP1ZDSM66ZA&colii... Is this possible with my notebook. And is it even possible to connect a 4K display? Thanks in advance for your help.

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Hi - I am not able to connect an external screen to the laptop. Nothing happens when I connect the screen to the laptop. Screen says: no signal. Laptop does nothing. Mirring says didn't found another screen. Might be realted:Ther is an error in Device Manager: ISB-IF xHCI USB Host Controller has an exlamation mark in a yellow triangle. Thanks,Zoltan 




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Hi,
Before I wander off to buy a MiniDisplayPort to HDMI adapter and an HDMI adapter:Can someone first-hand confirm or disconfirm if the OptiPlex 9030 can be used as an external/second monitor via the HDMI IN (for my MacBook Pro/in general)?
According to ZDNet (on the 9030) it is possible:
"...plug in an external video source (via HDMI)..."
www.zdnet.com/product/dell-optiplex-9030/
According to this forum (but on the 9010) it is not possible:
"...I would like to inform you that both VGA and HDMI ports on the system are TV out connection... you won't be able to use this system as display only for a different system or laptop...."
en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19508673
Is it that the 9010 does not have HDMI IN and the 9030 does have HDMI IN (and hence the 9030) does work as an external monitor?
Thank you in advance for your help!

A:Can I Use the OptiPlex 9030 as an (External) Monitor via HDMI IN?

The setup guide shows you have one 19-pin HDMI-input port (#11) on back of the monitor so you should be able to connect an external video source, assuming the source puts out a compatible HDMI signal.
You may need to use the On-Screen Display (OSD) buttons (#6) to configure the display to accept the signal from the HDMI-input. The setup guide doesn't list the OSD options so you may have to figure those out yourself. The OSD buttons are on the right edge of the screen just below the optical drive.
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I have a HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook (Model No. F5C93EA#ABU) originally shipped with Windows 8.1 64 bit.About 2 months ago it was updated to Windows 10 64-bit with no great problems (update in place).Recently I observed that the external HDMI port no longer works when trying to connect to a TV. I have since tested many combinations of external monitors and cables together with other laptops and proved the problem is with this laptop, We have updated windows 10 to the latest aniversary update to attempt to fix the problem and have also uninstalled and reinstalled the Intel Gaphics Driver which is currently at version 10.18.15.4248. This the latest driver is as posted at the HP website and tends to the be the version that is also automatically installed via windows update.  I notice that actual baseline release date of 10.18.15.4248 is August last year. Intel have many later non-OEM versions but this is the latest HP OEM version. I am at a loss on how to fix the problem and have had to resort to a plugabble USB3 to HDMI adapter to provide external monitor support. 

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Oftenly, I was using my y700 with an external LG monitor conneted via HDMI cable. Sometimes the signal was lost for a few second when I accidentely touched or moved the cable, but I thought it was the cable's fault. The problem reappeared with an increasing frequency until yesterday when the signal was completely lost and I coulnd't bring it back. Today I managed to have an image for a few seconds until I adjusted the cable and it went blank again. So I tried a different HDMI cable, but it didn't helped. I also connected the monitor to my old PC and it was working fine with both cables. I tried to reinstall the Intel drivers, but it didn't helped. Both device menager and the Intel control panel are detecting the monitor and the monitor itself doesnt seem to be in the saving mode either, however, there is no image at all.Is the HDMI port broken then? The monitor and the cable are working fine with a different PC.

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I have an Aspire V17 and i connected an external monitor to it (via HDMI). The external display does show something, although the settings (duplicate or expand screen) are fine and the monitor works great if i connect it with the same cable to a different Laptop. Are there any drivers i need to download to the pretty new, WIN 10 operated Acer Aspire Laptop?

A:External Monitor (on HDMI) does not work from Acer...

when you connect the external monitor, if you right click on desktop and choose Display settings, is the monitor listed?

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windows 10   using HDMI to VDI cable

A:Re: Connecting notebook to external monitor with hdmi

Hi,This would help: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03504591RegardsVisruth

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Does HDMI needed to be unplugged and plug back in for it to broadcast a signal from Laptop to an external monitor? Because this seems to be my case at times.
 

A:Laptop connecting to an external Monitor via HDMI

It shouldn't. Does the problem occur during bootup, or while in use?

Also, if it occurs after letting the PC sleep or hibernation, it could be a hardware or OS/software issue.
 

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Hello, when I connect my AOC F22 external monitor via HDMI to my Spectre, the computer nearly freezes and the monitor doesn't come on. Thoughts?  P.S. the monitor works fine on my other computers. Thanks.  

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anyone anyone???

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Hi all,
I'm trying to connect an external monitor to my Ideapad 100 (windows 10) using the HDMI port but it is not detecting it.
I previously used the same monitor with another laptop under Windows 7 with the VGA port and it worked just fine.
 
I've updated both display adapters softwares as well as the monitor software and restarted both the monitor and my laptop multiple times but it still won't work.
I tried to download the driver for my monitor but they only have it until windows 8...
 
Can anyone please help?
Thanks a lot
 
Moderator note: subject edited to reflect model in post.  Was:  Thinkpad Twist s230u - problem with hdmi/external monitor

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I can't connect an esternal monitor to my laptop, no signal is sended to the monitor. With Windos 7 i didn't have problems. May I need a driver?

A:I can't conncect an external monitor by an hdmi cable in Win...

Yes check device manager and see what display adapter you have. If it is Microsoft Basic, you will not have any advanced function like HDMI output. In other words, you might need a video driver. 

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Hi! I have a brand new HP Pavilion dv6-6137so which I want to connect to an also brand new HP 2311x monitor. This works just fine if I use  VGA . But when I try to connect the notebook to the monitor with a hdmi cable, the monitor stays black (with the message "check your cable" or something similar). Is there something I could do to make the hdmi connection work - and in that case what? Or do I have to be content with the VGA connection to the external monitor? Thanks in advance to anyone nice enough to try and help!

A:Connecting notebook to external monitor with hdmi

See this document http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02013758 Your particular model of monitor should auto detect the input source, so you can skip that step in the guide. More information about your monitor can be found in the "getting started" section on this page.http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=4296902&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&task=&lang=en&cc=us 

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I have a Yoga 2 Pro, and I have a Samsung 28" 4k monitor model #u28d590d supports [email protected] over display port and supports 4k @30hz over hdmi. I bought what I believe to a high speed micro hdmi cable might not be.. and could be the problem. But to my understanding is the yoga 2 pro with the i7-4500u processor it should support 4k @ 30hz over the hdmi 1.4a port? Can anyone confirm this? I had the external monitor do some wierd flickering at 4k @ 24 hz, but thats about it. no stable image.

A:yoga 2 pro 4k - external monitor support via hdmi 1.4a

I am thinking about buying the u28d590d. Can you confirm that it works with the Yoga 2 Pro?

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I have a Yoga 11s that started having hdmi connection issues about a year ago and has recently quit connecting to an external monitor via HDMI completely. We tried upgrading to Windows 10 to see if that would overwrite any software issues - no luck. The HDMI port actually appears loose. I did an extensive search of the forum and found posts that recommended cutting down the rubber around the base of the hdmi cord - tried that and at least I had a little activitiy - in the upper right hand corner of the external monitor up popped a box that says DVI then VGA then HDMI - but then says No Signal. Tried the graphics card update recommended on a post from long time ago and a popup indicated I had a newer version already installed. I have taken it to a laptop repair place - said they couldn't get parts from Lenovo. I found an "authorized" Lenovo repair shop locally - when I called they said they only work on business machines Called Lenovo and they told me to take it to Best Buy - however since I purchased this directly from Lenovo, Best Buy said they can't work on it. I would rather not send it into Lenovo because they tried to charge my hubby hundreds of dollars when his 15 day brand new laptop quit working, claiming damage - luckily extensive pictures taken and dated prior to sending it in thwarted that attempt at extortion. Does anyone have any suggestions? I need to be able to do presentations and work remotely with this so it is no... Read more

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My just arrived XPS 15 9550 which I have updated to the currently newest drivers (BIOS, Chipset, Video, Audio) does not detect any external display via HDMI. It says no external display has been detected. My previous Dell notebook had no issues at all.
Any ideas what the problem might be and how to fix it?
Many thanks in advance!

A:XPS 15 9550 HDMI does not detect external monitor

I have the same issue.  New Dell, applied all updates.  No luck so far.

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Hi . I'm using laptop lenovo s540 on windows 8.1.  I have problem If I connect  second monitor LG using HDMI cabel.(Laptop has only HDMI port )    Second monitor writes me that HDMI is in power saving mode. I update mi graphics drivers. I also checked if the cabel is fine and also if secondary monitor is fine.  I think that everything is clear because monitor and cable work fine with another laptop. I think that the hdmi port is wrong.  Thanks for answer.  













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A:lenovo s 540- External HDMI Monitor Not Working

Hi Morten123,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
Is the Graphic driver updated with latest version on your system?
Uninstall the current version and download from the below link and check.
 
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/grd222ww.exe
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I have Lenovo B540 All-In-One (Windows 8) whose monitor is cracked and the screen is black. I'm trying to still use the computer or at least access the hard drive by attaching a second monitor through the HDMI Out connect slot in the back. So I purchased the "DVI-D to HDMI (or vice versa)" cable (Dynex brand) for $40 from BestBuy and made the connection to my DVI monitor.

Well, Lenovo turns on but is not recognizing the second monitor! Should it automatically recognize the second monitor or are there some steps involved like pressing down on certain function keys (like you would in laptops)? I've perused Lenovo's hardware support manual but they don't explain proper steps.

Does anyone know what the proper steps are when the original monitor is not working? I know for sure the computer itself is working; it's making all the right Windows start-up noise. No, the computer is not passworded so it should go in straight.

Would it be easier to connect to the TV via HDMI? Would I then need HDMI cables?

Thanks everyone for any suggestions you might have to offer.
 

A:How to have my All-in-One Recognize External Monitor (via HDMI Port)

To switch between monitors press the "windows key" + "p". repeat this a few time and see if at any point anything shows up on the external monitor.
 

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Hallo all!Please Help!!!i'm trying to connect my new Lenovo Yoga 730 i15" i7, and i'm trying to connect it to an external monitor via the HDMI port using a standart HDMI cable but it won't work! i've seen there is issues regarding...is it not possible at all?btw- i'm trying to connect to samsung monitor and it worked fine with my preivious YOGA 3.what should i do?thank you very much ...

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Nothing is displayed on the monitor when I connect a my Qnix 2710 monitor to my HP Omen laptop using a HDMI to DVI-D cable. The Qnix 2710 only has a DVI-D input and nothing is displayed. I have tried connecting the laptop to my TV using a HDMI cable so I know the output on the laptop works. I also know the monitor works as I can connect it to my PC using DVI-D to DVI-D and that works. Any ideas why this doesn't work?  [laptop]  HDMI  ------> DVI-D [Qnix 2710 monitor]

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There were a lot of very old posts on this topic but no fresh ones, and hardware and software have moved on.  But the problem remains! So I am starting a new thread for a current solution. Trying to connect new ASUS monitor to my HP Envy laptop using Windows 10. I can use an adapter off a USB port into the monitor's VGA input, but I would like to do HDMI to HDMI (Monitor has HDMI input, Computer has only HDMI, no other outputs except USB.) When I try to do this (of course monitor then is set for HDMI input), the computer does not discover the monitor. It also does not see the speakers in the audio settings. What should I do? 

A:HP Envy laptop does not recognize external monitor in HDMI-H...

Check the device manager under display adapters. Sometimes on a Windows 10 update you get Microsoft Basic which will not activate the HDMI port and you need to get the correct driver for the video. It would also help if we had the full model number or Product Number. 

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My XPS13 9350 was one of the first with USB-C port (Thunderbolt 3) only and no DisplayPort, supplied in early 2016. It has caused a lot of headaches. As I tried to connect my external Dell monitor using  a USB-C to HDMI adapter from Dell (part no: 47KD7) there was no external display at all. Dell Support advised me to update BIOS. But it led to a complete freeze of my laptop and Dell replaced the motherboard. (It was a real nuisance as I use my laptop for work!!)
With the new motherboard,  the laptop/USB-C adapter/external monitor worked fine for 15 months. Until one day, out of the blue, the external screen started flickering with an image that was all distorted (cut in the middle). The laptop screen was fine. After a few weeks of flickering, there is no signal at all to the external screen. Moreover, as I connect the adapter in USB-C port the resolution on my laptop screen changes.
I know there have been a lot of issues with USB-C connector on XPS 13 and 15.  I have reduced wifi-power to 50%  but it has had no positive effect (several persons have said on this forum that it helped the video output). 
I am grateful to learn if anybody with similar problems found a solution. Cheers
 

A:XPS 13 9350 Flickering external monitor using USB-C to HDMI adapter

I have the same problem with the DA200 USB C to HDMI adapter

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I have a V570 running Windows 10. I just got a new Dell U2415 monitor, and I can't get my laptop or the monitor to recognize that they're connected. The monitor recognizes and displays my girlfriend's Chromebook, so the monitor isn't defective. My laptop outputs to my TV fine, so I don't think it's a hardware issue. I've tried different HDMI cables, I rolled back the graphics driver on my laptop, I even tried using an adapter to connect to the monitor's DisplayPort slot, but it won't detect the monitor and the monitor won't recognize that anything is connected. None of the Windows graphics settings helped, nor did the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel (it won't even let me choose Multiple Monitor mode). Any ideas?

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Has anyone had any experience of a external HDMI monitor causing a system crash?

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Going nuts trying to get a new ASUS external monitor to work via HDMI cable with my Dell laptop. The Intel Graphics control panel recognizes the connection to the external monitor, identifies it correctly by brand and model, and allows me to adjust all the settings I would expect: refresh rate, resolution, output to clone/extended/laptop only/monitor only, etc. I can even move the mouse over to the extended monitor, take a screenshot, and see what the laptop 'thinks' it's displaying to the monitor. It's just that the monitor is blank, telling me "HDMI1 (or HDMI2) NO SIGNAL".
Here's what I know / have tried

Dell Inspiron 15R 5521
Windows 10 with latest updates (just yesterday in fact)
ASUS VE 278 LCD monitor
Graphics Driver is Intel HD 4000 v10.18.10.4653
I have uninstalled the above driver, deleted driver files, downloaded new files from Intel's website, and reinstalled the driver
I've verified that the HDMI cable and ASUS monitor are functioning properly by attaching them to a different laptop
I've verified that the Dell laptop in question has the same problem with a different external monitor
I have not verified whether or not the Dell laptop in question will successfully display to an external monitor using a VGA connection (I'm ordering an HDMI-VGA adapter after I hit 'post' on this post.)
I've tried every combination of power off/on, reboot, plug cable in, turn monitor off/on. Dozens of times. To the point that m... Read more

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I have a brand new ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th gen and I can connect it to projectors (I already presented power point presentations), but it does not detect external monitors using HDMI. As has been mentioned in other posts, where similar problems got solved, I tried different cables that I know work, I tried to do the power reset mentioned in other posts, I updated BIOS (V.1.37), I updated the Thunderbolt Firmware (V.17.0.0.1), and Intel Thunderbolt Controller Driver (V.17.4.78.500). Under Device Manager > Systems I see ThunderboltTM) Controller - 15D2. But even if I go in Windows 10 to System > Display and press "Detect", it doesn't recognize an external display. Thank you very much for your help and suggestions!

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The monitor doesn't even get detected. I have verified that there is no problem with the cable. The monitor works when it's connected via HDMI to my desktop so I know the monitor doesn't have a problem either. No idea what the issue is? The monitor is a Samsung Syncmaster S24B300BHL and runs at 1920x1080 @ 60Hz, same as the laptop. Any help solving this would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi all, I've recently purchased a HP15-AYO56TX laptop (i7 2.5GHz, 8Gb RAM, 2Tb HD model with both AMD Raedon R7 M340 4GBVRAM and Intel HD 520 graphics) and am curious what's the maximum resolution I can run on an external monitor via HDMI? Have been eyeing off a 21:9 ultra wide screen monitor with a 2560x1080 resolution which would be great with Revit and AutoCAD, but I believe some variants of HDMI only support up to 1920x1080 resolution? Anyone able to confirm? Cheers, Ben.

A:HP15 AY056TX - max external monitor resolution on HDMI?

headwerkn wrote:Hi all, I've recently purchased a HP15-AYO56TX laptop (i7 2.5GHz, 8Gb RAM, 2Tb HD model with both AMD Raedon R7 M340 4GBVRAM and Intel HD 520 graphics) and am curious what's the maximum resolution I can run on an external monitor via HDMI? Have been eyeing off a 21:9 ultra wide screen monitor with a 2560x1080 resolution which would be great with Revit and AutoCAD, but I believe some variants of HDMI only support up to 1920x1080 resolution? Anyone able to confirm? Cheers, Ben.AMD Radeon? R7 M440 Graphics (4 GB DDR3 dedicated) You should have no problem driving 1920x1080 on an external monitor and I don't think that going higher will be an issue but sometimes it just depends on the monitor model.  I wouldn't use it for gaming, though.

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Anybody know?
I bought a USB 3.1 Type C Male to HDMI Female Micro USB 1080P Adapter Cable but it didn't work - nothing on the display in my Dell U3415W monitor, nothing on my projector either (windows 10 doesn't detect an external monitor).  Anybody got any ideas?

A:How to connect xps 13 9550 to external monitor or projector with HDMI

Apparently no all USB 3.1 Typce C cable is compliant. There's a guy on Amazon who works for Google whose reviews you should find.

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Hi Everyone,
every time I plug in an external monitor to the HDMI port it flickers, but flickers the screen goes black and then displays a screen. There is no pattern to how it flickers, eg, hitting the cable or typing on the keyboard.
This occurs whether using an adapter converting to Video cable or simple a HDMI Cable. I have now used multiple monitors to verify it's not a monitor issue.
Any ideas as to what to do?

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The monitor doesn't even get detected. I have verified that there is no problem with the cable. The monitor works when it's connected via HDMI to my desktop so I know the monitor doesn't have a problem either. No idea what the issue is? The monitor is a Samsung Syncmaster S24B300BHL and runs at 1920x1080 @ 60Hz, same as the laptop. Any help solving this would be greatly appreciated.

A:V5-591G-72SK to external monitor via HDMI not work...

Update on this... I connected the laptop to the monitor via their respective VGA sockets and the laptop made the New Hardware sound and detected the monitor. I then took the HDMI cable out of the port on the laptop and re-inserted it. Duh-duh. New Hardware sound again. On Display Settings there were now three displays. I unplugged the VGA cable and guess what? It still worked. I was now succesfully outputting the laptop to my external monitor via HDMI.  Why does the monitor only get detected if I use the VGA sockets first? Is this intentional or a bug? 

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I have a lenovo b570e laptop and am running Windows 8.1.

I recently bought a new monitor (ASUS ve248h) to use as a dual monitor along side my own laptop however upon connecting the HDMI cable with the monitor it doesn't appear to work. I have tried updating the drivers and the hdmi port does work while I am connecting to my LG tv using the hdmi port. I have used various cables including the one that connects it to the tv however so far without success.

I am a bit clueless as to why it would work with the tv and not the monitor also my brothers laptop (which has Ubuntu) does successfully connect to the monitor.

Any help would be much appreciated and Thanks in Advanced

A:HDMI port not working/detecting external monitor

Welcome to the forum!

Are there any settings in the monitor menu that might affect it?

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if I connect external Monitor in HDMI port and check my sound device on right coner of the screen it will show 2 selection only 1) HP speakers and 2) Intel Display Audio and No HDMI option. 

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Hi, I have a P51 with Win 10, it is connecter to external monitor and sound detects and play sounds on monitor.But after a sleep mode from win 10, sound is no longer playerd in external monitor and the external sound device isn't detected.The solution is a power off/ power on. Can somenone help please ? MAny thanks

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3540M CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8078 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 297 GB (66 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 07Y85M
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

Hello again.

I tried connecting my laptop to my television through HDMI, but the laptop dosent seem to be detecting the TV as an external monitor. The reason for this was because I wanted to watch a DVD, but I wanted to use a bigger screen.

I have tried using two different HDMI cables, one of them being a no-name brand one, and the other one being a somewhat expensive cable I picked up recently that is a well known brand, and both had the same result. I have also tried using both HDMI ports on the television.

I would try using VGA but I do not have any VGA cables on hand. (My laptop has both HDMI and VGA.)

The television model is a Magnavox 32ME303V/F7 A, and was manufactured in July 2014.

I have sucessfully connected a Dell laptop running Windows XP to a tv before, through VGA, without issues.
And a Thinkpad running Windows 7 SP1 (Home? Pro?), to a tv before, though VGA also, without issues.

But these are respectively 13 and 11 year old laptops nowadays.
And at the time I did this it was probably around 2017 or 2018 though, and the laptops in question were too old... Read more

A:Laptop wont detect TV as external monitor through HDMI

You are using the incorrect TSGInfo. It should be version 1.0.0.9. Here is the link. It may give you a warning, please allow it to run by clicking on Details or More Info.

Is the E6500 series laptop the one you are trying to use? I didn't think that laptop has a HDMI connection unless you are using a dock?
 

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Last week I bought the Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB. So far I am pretty satisfied, but I'm having trouble connecting it to my external monitor with a HDMI cable. I've tried multiple HDMI cables, tried the monitor with another laptop and it worked fine, I also bought a USB-C to HDMI converter and that's not working either. So I don't think it's a hardware problem. In the picture I added you can cleary see the laptop detects my external monitor (LG IPS FULLHD) as the second screen, but on the monitor I get a "no signal message". I looked at all the topics similar to mine, but haven't found a solution yet. Anyone familiar with this problem? Thanks. 

A:Can't connect external monitor to Ideapad 320-15IKB with HDMI cable

Hi, welcome to the forum.
 
My guessing on this are  will be:
 
1) Try the "Windows Key + P" combination, try the extend and duplicate to see if you get an image on the monitor.
2) You already tried different HDMI cables, it may be interesting to also check some other TV that  you may have arround to see if you get image. Also, if you use some apdater (DP to HDMI or other) it may be interesting to try some others.
3) Go to  the support site of the "Ideapad 320-15IKB" and update the BIOS and the Video drivers. Lenovo Vantage can also help you to have you drivers up to date.
 
After trying that, if you get no good results, maybe it is some hardware issue.
 
Regards

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I have Usb C Hub with PD and HDMI and it seems to work fine with X1 Carbon Gen 6 and T480, but with my X1 Extreme it does not.With HDMI it does detect a second display but it doesn't really display anything. Similarly, with a 65W adapter, when connected directly to the laptop it charges, but through hub it doesn't. HELP!

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I upgraded to Windows 10 last week and everything was smooth.  Today when rebooting my system, the unit no longer can see my external display.  I have tried multiple other displays and none seem to work.  I have the latest video drivers for Win10 from the support site installed but it still doesn't work.  Any thoughts?

A:Yoga 2 Pro + Windows 10 = External Monitor not working via micro HDMI

I experienced the same - and also inconsistently that the system is going sluggish/lagging heavily. To fix problem with HDMI downgrade to drivers for Win8.1 - it works but hopefully Lenovo will fix this issue with Win10 drivers!? Overall upgrading to Win10 has been a bad experience (regarding the lagging of the system which usually occurs after 20-30 min after logging on). I've tried removing all third-party startup programs (including Lenovos) - but to no help. The frustration is increasing - any tips will be appreciated :-)

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