Secondary Monitor

  tootrock 17:34 03 May 2003
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I have a second monitor plugged into my laptop. When I switch on the laptop the screens are identical as booting up takes place. After a short time the laptop contiues, but the monitor screen turns blue (like the "screen of death" but without any message.
Any ideas?

  Forum Editor 17:37 03 May 2003

The monitor screen goes blue because Windows has to decide which display to load. It loads the laptop display driver and forgets about the monitor.

You'll need to right click on the desktop and go into display settings to select the monitor display.

  hugh-265156 18:08 03 May 2003

and then click second monitor and click extend my desktop to this monitor.

  bobcurtis 10:17 08 Sep 2003

Ihave the same problem except the laptop display turns black but the external monitor works fine. Going into display settings does not show a second monitor. Help please

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