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Windows 7: Can't disconnect projector, screen is garbled

05 Nov 2009   #1
JayAaroBe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can't disconnect projector, screen is garbled

Running Windows 7 Ultimate. I wanted to connect my laptop to an external monitor so I pressed "Windows key + X", then clicked "connect display", then "extend."

On most computers, doing this will allow you to output the display to another monitor.

When I did it on my laptop, the screen started flickering and became garbled. It's too garbled to see, and I can't find the mouse and undo what I've done. I tried restarting but it's still like this.

Please help! Thank you.


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05 Nov 2009   #2
JayAaroBe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Problem solved: I booted into safe mode and used system restore to restore to a point before the problem. Thanks!
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