Hooking up an external monitor to a laptop

[Closed]
Report
-
 Bumbleboo -
Hello,
I would like to be able to hook up my Compaq presario laptop to an external monitor (I have an Acer, model # AL1912) Do I need an adaptor and which one? Thanks

1 reply


Hi there,

Just take the vga cable from monitor and plug to laptop female vga 15 pin port and press Fn+ (F1 to F12 key with a monitor display on it) to get the display on external monitor.

Thanks
1
Thank you

A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated. Add comment

CCM 2821 users have said thank you to us this month

thanks in my case it was pressing the Fn key together with F7 (which had a picture of a monitor on it) .....silly me should have had my eyes tuned but then I'm a Mac user and this problem does not occur on my Mac!