1. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       24 Oct 2016 #1

    Lost screen display


    I have windows 10 and was adjusting the screen resolution and hit something in the display section that completely shut down signal to the screen. I must have shut it off . What can I do, my wife is ready to kill me.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,368
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       24 Oct 2016 #2

    Since you can see anything you'll have to try a hard reset. Hold the power button I|O down for 6 to 8 seconds for the computer to fully shut down, wait a few seconds and start it back up.
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  3. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,954
    Windows 10 IoT
       24 Oct 2016 #3

    You could try pressing the Windows Logo key + P, then down arrow and hit enter. Try it a couple of times. It will cycle through the options of PC screen only, Duplicate, Extend, and Second screen only. No guaranties it will work though. All depends on what you did to get yourself in the bind your in.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       24 Oct 2016 #4

    I got my screen back


    Berton said: View Post
    Since you can see anything you'll have to try a hard reset. Hold the power button I|O down for 6 to 8 seconds for the computer to fully shut down, wait a few seconds and start it back up.
    I had to scroll over to my tv screen and reset the display. I have the PC and TV hooked together by HDMI. Now the image is larger ,need to get back to original...
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  5. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       25 Oct 2016 #5

    Thanks so much , Logo key +P got window back and worked everything back to normal
    Lew
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  6. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 7,954
    Windows 10 IoT
       25 Oct 2016 #6

    good stuff.
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