tv monitor

August 30, 2011 at 12:02:28
Specs: Windows XP
I have a dell vostro 1500. I bougth an HDMI/VGA cable to use my tv as a monitor. After connecting the cable the screen is black. how do I switch to the external monitor?

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August 30, 2011 at 13:08:08
The Manual: Press <Fn><F8> to switch the video image between the display only, the external device only, or the display and the external device simultaneously.

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September 2, 2011 at 04:36:58
Thank you very much for your response. But... I had no luck. After connecting the wires, and pressing Fn-F8, a message appears.:¨presentation mode is off/no external device attached. What do you recommend? Thanks

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