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Windows 7: HDMI connection to second monitor has stopped working

05 Aug 2013   #1
Seayeti

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
HDMI connection to second monitor has stopped working

Hi,

New to this forum. Hope you can help.

I have been using an external monitor (Samsung PX2370) with my Toshiba laptop (about 2 years old), connected via an HDMI cable. Up until today it has been working fine. This morning the audio stopped working. Now the laptop does not find the external monitor at all when connected via HDMI. I can connect fine with the VGA cable. I have tried a new HDMI cable but it doesn't help.

Any ideas would be most welcome

Regards

Seayeti


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06 Aug 2013   #2
wally1324

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Is there anything blocking the HDMI ports on the computer and the monitor? you may want to clean them with compressed air.

If that doesn't help try connecting the laptop to another monitor or TV via HDMI so you can determine if it is the HDMI on the computer or the monitor.
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