Having problems with your Sony MFM-HT205 20 Flat Panel LCD Display Monitor ?

Can't get laptop to connnect to monitor - Sony MFM-HT205 20 Flat Panel LCD Display Monitor


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If the monitor works when connected to some other computer,
\015\012then take a close look at the laptop's keyboard.
\015\012Look for a (sometimes "blue") key labelled 'FN' ("function"),
\015\012and some labels (sometimes "blue") on the FRONT (not the TOP) of some keys.
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\015\012One of those labelled keys may be a "toggle" switch (hold down FN and press the key once) to activate/deactive the VGA-port to which your LCD monitor is connected. Or, that key may "cycle" through all the video-possibilities (internal screen only, external VGA-port only, output to both internal & external). In that case, click the key, wait a few seconds for the LCD monitor to go from "stand-by" power-saving mode to "active" mode. If nothing happens, click again.
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Your laptop may very well have a function key that turns the VGA socket on at the back of the laptop.
\015\012Also you will need to check in display properties that the secondary monitor is enabled.
\015\012If you need more help post a comment with the make a model of your laptop.
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