Acer laptop monitor broken ..

TC - Aug 31, 2010 at 05:28 PM
 TC - Aug 31, 2010 at 07:32 PM

I have an acer aspire and the monitor is broken. I connected an external monitor to it, did a system restore with CD and when the prompt went to shut down computer to restart, the screen flipped back to the monitor on laptop. The system restore is not complete but can not read what to prompt on the broken monitor .. How do i flip the screen back to the external monitor to finish the restore?

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jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Aug 31, 2010 at 06:33 PM

Try this 1.

Use the proper combination keys(like Fn+F5/ the function key that's having the

monitor symbol on it) to toggle between your laptop screen and the external


Good Luck.
I did that .. It's like none of the keys will work while it's in the mode it's in. I can't even see (use) the touchpad and see the cursor .. ;(