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HP Pavliion G7 External DIsplay Boot

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#1 Roger78554


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Posted 09 January 2016 - 01:28 PM

Good Day 

I have strange issue, First of all the internal screen is damaged , The laptop was working fine on the external display but the PC was giving issues with Windows , I recently reloaded it (Windows on top of Wndows) . Now I cannot get the external display to work without drivers, I took the PC apart to blow out the system, is there away to get the HP G7 to Boot from External Screen instead of internal while we wait for the part to come

Its an HP G7 

2nd Gen i5 
Mobility Radeon, (Not sure what Graphics Card model) 


I Even opened up the laptop and unplugged the screen cable that goes to the motherboard to force it to boot to VGA/HDMI and it does nothing, I can hear windows start up but nothing on the screen , FN+F4 Does not work either


Please assist me .  I have attached pictures as well 



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#2 Mac29


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Posted 11 January 2016 - 11:48 AM

Roger I'm less experienced w/laptops but I have yet to see removing the cable = force video to external screen. Is there anything in your bios that would set that? From an online pdf I mean. I'd be interested as I have an i3 pavilion w/I'm considering replacing the screen (but would rather just use an external lcd). Hope your part comes soon.

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Posted 11 January 2016 - 11:56 AM

Try pressing the Fn and F2 keys.

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