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broken laptop screen #711978
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ive been given an ACER ASPIRE 5335 laptop which has a broken screen, i thought i'd be able to attach a monitor via a vga cable and use that as a screen. i get the vista progress bar on the monitor as i boot up, but as soon as the laptop screen is on , the monitor goes into standby.

any ideas, just want to make sure its worth forking out for new screen
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Try holding down F8 when it boots.

Then select SAFE MODE.

The chances are the laptop's resolution and or frequency isn't compatible with your external monitor.

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the monitor auto adjusts,

by george, he's done it......well in gibbo
ta mate


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now, whats the bloody password !!!


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Originally Posted by eggandchips
now, whats the bloody password !!!
Hiren's boot disc has a couple of Windows password removal discs included that are compatible with Vista...

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got password now thanks anyway


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