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Here's how to hook up a laptop

Connecting a screen to your laptop has never been easier. All computers now have at least one socket which allows them to be connected a screen, with or without an adapter: HDMI, VGA, DVI or DisplayPort.

The first step is to identify which of these ports is present on your device. Then, if you can, choose a screen that has the same type of socket (this will make it easier for you to find a cable to connect the two). Otherwise, be sure to choose your mixed cable (DVI to VGA, DVI to HDMI).

Once you have found your screen and cable, you need to configure the display of your screens. To do this, follow the 4 steps below:

1- Connect your screen to your laptop. If the latter does not detect it automatically, check your connections carefully. Windows sometimes has trouble recognizing older notches.

2- Go to your menu Start and click on the Tooth wheel to access your Parameters, then select System then Display. If your screen was not detected during the previous step, you can click on Detect in the subsection Multiple displays.

3- There are several types of configuration for your second notch:

  • Duplicate reproduces the identical screen of your computer on your second screen.
  • tender allows you to link the two notches so that they act as a single unit.
  • Show only on X displays your computer only on the screen you choose.

4- Once you have chosen the type of configuration that suits you, all you have to do is adjust certain details such as the resolution of the screen or its brightness.

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