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Can't get external monitor to work properly

\015 Hi folks,\015\012\015\012I haver a second hand Asus laptop with Windows XP Professional on it. I also have an oldish Dell VGA flatscreen monitor model E172FPb I plug into the external monitor port. The monitor fires up fine for the intial Asus screen, and for the Windows initial screen, but when the Welcome screen comes on the monitor turns off - that is, there is just a black screen. Can you help me please?\015

Answers :

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  1. Right-click on your desktop (anywhere there is not an icon).
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  3. Click Properties.
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  5. Click the Settings tab.
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  7. You should see two monitors with a "1" & a "2."
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  9. Right-click on "2" and click enable
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  11. Your external monitor should come to life.
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  13. You may want to make some adjustments with the resolution, and this option is on the same screen.
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