Laptop wont work with monitor

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Hello,
i got a new Lenovo y700 gaming laptop and tried using my old monitor because its bigger and i like the external display. Because i only have a hdmi i got a converter. I plug everything in and the monitor does nothing, ive tried with a different laptop and it works both monitor and converter, wire, etc. im a scrub when it comes to laptops any help please?