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Hello,
I am trying to connect my windows XP laptop(Home edition) to a dell monitor.The monitor is blank,but has power. I wanna extend my laptop screen to the monitor.(Having different items on each screen. ) Anyone know how to fix it?


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The external VGA port needs to be turned on using the correct PF key. Did you try using it ?
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idk what that means,I have the blue plug in my laptop,my key is fn-f8,but that doesnt do anything
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You use the Function + F8 keys to enable the VGA port. Just hold down the "Fn" key and press the F* key with the other hand.

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I have tried,My monitor has power but shows nothing,its connected to my laptop.I know the monitor works cause when i disconnect the cable,monitor reads no signal
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You use the Intel GMA Driver icon in the Control Panel to change the "Operating Mode" to "extended Desktop". You need to have the external monitor turned on before you have this option. You then drag your icons from the laptop screen to the external monitor.
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also tried that,Dont have graphic options choice
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do you have the "graphics Properties" choice on the right click?
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I just noticed you have XP - I am using Windows 7 so these options might be different in XP. Sorry I can't help with XP my last laptop with XP was stolen a few months ago.
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no prob,im currently downloading a driver from intel download center
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Hi TechnoFuz,

I think I can help you in this situation. Please reply with the exact System Model Number of your laptop and the exact Model Number of your Dell Monitor, so that I can look for the appropriate settings and help you.

To know more about Dell's products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/YBlak6
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Hi TechnoFuz,

You can find Dell Monitor's Model Number by pressing the menu button on the monitor. After pressing the menu button on the Dell monitor the first line indicates the Dell Monitor's Model Number for example, Dell 1708FP. For the laptop's model number please refer to the documentation or manuals of the laptop.

To know more about Dell's products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/YBlak6