Have you tried Function F4? On my laptop there is an icon on that key that
looks like a monitor. This function allows me to connect my laptop to an
external projector where I can show my screen on the projector, extend my
screen to the projector, or hide my computer screen so I only see the
Now that you mention this idea, I am beginning to wonder if that is my
problem. I didn't start having this problem until I connected to a
projector. Maybe I need to reset my display settings.
"Nicholas Poh" wrote:
> You are very lucky! After connecting to external display on my laptop,
> display is transferred to external display and the LCD display is turned
> off. Checking the Device Manager, the LCD display is gone. Need to
> disconnect, then sleep or hibernate and resume. Then viola! My LCD display
> is back! Now if I'm lucky, connect to external display again and everything
> works fine until system shut down.
> "rangerdopp" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Terry,
> > I am having the same problem. I am using an HP Pavilion dv6000 with a
> > second monitor. When I turn the computer on my monitors are reversed (my
> > laptop screen becomes my #2 while my side monitor becomes my #1). I
> > reverse
> > this every time I turn the computer on but the change doesn't stay.
> > Any ideas from anyone?
> > Thanks.
> > Brian
> > "TerryM" wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> I am using Vista business on my Dell Latitude D820 with a second monitor.
> >> I generally work with a second monitor setup to extend my desktop to the
> >> left.
> >> When ever I boot up the second monitor is on the right side in the
> >> "Display
> >> Settings" dialog. I can drag it to the left so it matches my setup, but
> >> the
> >> change does not stick.
> >> Is there a way to change the default location of a second monitor from
> >> the
> >> right to the left so I don't have to adjust this every time I reboot.
> >> Thanks
> >> Terry Mc