Connecting pc to external monitor...Help!!

  Amith 21:04 20 Jul 2018

So I recently broke my PC’s display. The model is HP ProOne 400 G1 all in one business PC. I don’t have the money to have the display replaced but what I do have is an external monitor. It is an all in one pc so if I connect it nothing would happen as there is a display and it’s not a normal desktop pc. I read somewhere that there is a function key (fn key) to switch the display. But the Fn key to change the display is only in laptops. Anyone have any ideas about what I could do? If there is an Fn key to change display in my pc model please tell me. Any help would be appreciated...

  Liam Wardle 16:07 22 Jul 2018

Hi, chances are the computer is still thinking that you are using your laptop screen as the main monitor. If you allow windows to boot up you can click the space bar to go onto password screen. After that, you can press the windows key and "p" this would bring up the project screen. I know you cannot see what is going on but by keeping hold of the windows button and pressing the p key then letting go of the windows button again it should start cycling through the different display options. If you keep repeating that whilst leaving a few seconds between each press it should eventually go to the second screen only. This will make your monitor the only display your computer will use. Hope this helped! Liam

  bremner 16:26 22 Jul 2018

It would be sensible to close this thread as it only causes confusion and the other one has many more responses.

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