I'm using the monitor now with my 7yo old laptop and it works fine. The monitor is saying it's getting no connection. Are there settings that I need to change? I've done a lot of searching and haven't been able to find a solution. I have the discrete graphics enabled, no joy. Does anyone have any idea what's wrong? Has anybody else had similar issues? I've just bought 3x of these bastards, and I'm so close returning them. Refer to the below articles and check: Get the best display on your monitor: Connect a second monitor or projector: Note: Holds good for Windows 10 as well. John 2015-03-18 I have posted this question once before elsewhere, sorry for the repeat but still having no luck.
The order of what plugs in first is very important. I'm not using a mini displayport. Feel free to lock this! I have tried all different resolutions. Perhaps this has to do with the copy protection stuff in the protocol? This is probably the reason it's not working. And it connects just fine to my monitor. Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site.
Hello everyone, I have been having a strange and extremely frustrating problem with my laptop. Wait for windows to boot. I too am experiencing this issue, but on a 2010 Mac Mini. I got one for less than a second before the surface punted it. I will come back with updates. I guess I'll have to fork up for the genuine Microsoft adapter.
I immediately unplugged my laptop, and watched the monitor waiting for an image. I tried changing the Bios settings so that it boots directly with displayport - no joy. It's not the cable at least for me as it works fine in other applications. Is it a faulty cheap adapter? You may have fixed mine. You could try this or just consider ordering an adapter from a company that offers a lifetime warranty:. So, you might have to fiddle with that.
I can't remember the reason why this doesn't work in the former scenario, but I believe it was something along the lines of that cable signal not being bi-directional, therefore only working in one direction. Does this sound like something specific? For now, I'm back to my apple monitor, well a smaller one than I had before since someone snagged that when I was away. So if you're having this issue, I hope that fixes it. Spotted this on a Dutch forum. The displayport on the laptop is D++. Your interest in Windows 10 is much appreciated. I just checked: my adapter is a.
It is clear that the Surface is sending out a signal because it automatically changes its resolution when a connected adaptor is plugged in but most screens remain blank. I've tried restarting both the laptop and the tv with it already plugged in. I checked Nvidia Experience and saw an update 320. I had firstly thought it was faulty cables and kept trying different variations. In reference to your point a does the plastic of the adapter touch the body of the surface? Please post here if you were successful using this method! I've tried lowering the resolution. This time thought, that didn't work. I have a Samsung T240 monitor.
No sound is made when I plug it into the laptop. It wasn't working just now. Has anyone updated to 10. But I'd rather use the BenQ because when you're not living in a cave the Apple monitors are a strain on your eyes glare reflection etc. What should I do to have the 2 devices connected properly? Later I installed a hdmi video capture program that added a new display driver. The pc has to be turn on, turned off, unpluged, does it matter? I am so thankful I found this post.
Further investigation lead to the fact that adding a post-folded up 5x and inserted at the bottom right solved the issue. I believe he is referring to the Power Control options in the Control Panel. Wait for windows to boot. Hope it works for you. Are those computer video out ports onboard or are they on a discrete added video card? I could see that it was getting a signal wasn't going to sleep , but not showing anything. Underneath Global Settings set Power management mode to Prefer Maximum Performance. Apple needs to fix problem.