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Windows 7: Windows 7 wont detect external monitor

25 Jun 2010   #1

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Windows 7 wont detect external monitor

I have a hp pavilion dv7. It has treated me good until I upgraded to windows 7. Windows 7 does not recognize a monitor from vga or hdmi. I just recived me view sonic monitor in the mail to find my laptop does not agree. I have called hp and view sonic, neiter can help. Please Help! I have installed and re installed the driver, I don't know what else to do!

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25 Jun 2010   #2

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10

right click on the desktop and go to properties, once in there check for a display tab or something like that

if you see 2 'monitors' in there, simple check 'extend monitor'

should work.

if not use the go by from HP, in this example they are connecting a TV and an External Monitor, disregard steps for TV.

Using Two or More Displays in Windows 7 HP Pavilion dv7-1175nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
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25 Jun 2010   #3

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Do you have External monitor enabled in BIOS?
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