Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook ?

External monitor looks like the computer is in the safe mode

\015 I have a HP dv2000 -- recently used another monitor and now the picture on my monitor looks like the computer is in the safe mode -- the laptop picture is normal\015

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Only thing i can suggest, similar to aliokas is to locate and install the display driver for your monitor. if its detecting unknown display, it will only work in 640x480 and you will have a horrid looking display.

in the advanced settings under monitor you can check what its currently using if one of the options is unknown highlight it select properties then try and do an update.
If XP:
Start->Control Panel->Display->Settings tab->Screen resolution->move marker to "more".

If Vista:
Start->Personalize->Display Settings->Resolution->move marker to "high".
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