Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Lost external display after upgrading

06 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Lost external display after upgrading

Upgraded a Lenovo Thinkpad T60 notebook with ATI x1300 integrated graphics (CPU: Core2Duo 2Ghz; Memory: 3 GB). After the upgrade the system won't display any image any external monitor. System does recognize the monitor (displaying model and manufacturer info), but the screen just remains black.

The laptop display works fine, including Areo. (switching off Aero doesn't solve the issue).
ATI doesn't officially support the x1300 for Windows 7, but the Vista driver is supposed to work fine)

System is running ATI driver 8.561.0.0 (auto install by Windows update)
BIOS upgraded to lastest version

Flat out of ideas... any help greatly appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

06 Dec 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Install the Vista driver from ATI's website like this:

In device manager, right click the card. Update driver software. Browse. Let me pick. Have disk. Browse. Find the .inf in C:\ATI. Double click it. Hit ok. Hit next.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Lost external display after upgrading




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Lost external display after upgrading
Thread Forum
Another External H Drive is Not Accessible After Upgrading to Win 7 Hardware & Devices
Solved Lost desktop display General Discussion
Cannot make external display my main display Graphic Cards
Lost my display color General Discussion
Lost external display after upgrading Graphic Cards
external device issues since upgrading Hardware & Devices
lost base programs when upgrading from Vista to 7 General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:54 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33