Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45
often ALT + F5 is a combination that switches / resets external monitors with a lot of laptops.
Other than that have you got a video app on your laptop like this where you can re-set which is primary / secondary or even switch off 2nd output completely.
Quote: Originally Posted by ccatlett1984
so, if you press the "windows key"+P does it alternate between the different displays? (it should cycle back to your laptop display.)
Your right its not a "hardware issue" its a windows setting or a messed up driver.
Yeah, unfortunately I tried both. I guess for my laptop, its FN+F5. Still same issue though, randomly happens.