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Dual display Nightmare


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#1 kukulcon

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:08 PM

Hey,
 
I plugged an old tv to my daughters computer (Dell inspiron (self contained comp in a screen) running windows 8) via a hdmi cord but couldn't get the computer to display on the tv (tv and cable are fine, it works great with my computer). I tried everything in the display settings and the last thing I tried which was a mistake is make the tv my primary and only display. Now the computer screen just glows and I can't get it to display anything. I was able to get into the set up utility by pressing F2 but that's it and there's nothing I can do there.
 
Your help will be greatly appreciated, I'm kind of going nuts here

Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 16 March 2017 - 12:58 PM.
Moved from Win 8/8.1 to Internal hardware.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:28 AM

Have a read here in case it helps

 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19521032






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