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Windows 7: Monitor recognition

04 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Monitor recognition

I have just upgraded to Windows 7 (64 bit) installed on a dell M4300 laptop - i use a second Dell 24inch flat panel monitor - however it hasn't been 'found' during the upgrade process and is sitting useless next to me! Any suggestions appreciated.

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04 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 64 bit

it appears that connecting the VGA cable makes the monitor go into powersave mode.
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10 May 2010   #3
BrettM WinTeam


Check out these sites. They should be able to guide you through the steps needed to set up your second monitor!

Guided Help: Dual monitor setup is easy in Windows 7!

How to Setup Dual Monitors in Windows 7

Set up multiple monitors

I hope this helps!

Brett M,
Windows Outreach Team
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