Windows 10: Help rebooting without monitor

  1.    11 Dec 2016 #1

    Help rebooting without monitor


    I need help doing a factory reset on my laptop, the screen is broke and I've got it connected to a monitor, however when I initialise the factory reset, the monitor goes black and I can't go any further. Any help on this matter is greatly appreciated.
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       11 Dec 2016 #2

    Did you try closing the laptop in order to disable the laptop display. The recover program does not have drivers for the external display you may be out of luck.
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  3.    11 Dec 2016 #3

    RenegadeMaster9 said: View Post
    I need help doing a factory reset on my laptop, the screen is broke and I've got it connected to a monitor, however when I initialise the factory reset, the monitor goes black and I can't go any further. Any help on this matter is greatly appreciated.
    Try pressing the fn+F4 or fn+F8 keys to switch to the external monitor. (Or fn+which ever function key that shows rectangles (monitor) on it.) You may have to tap the F4 or F8 key a couple of times to switch to the external monitor.

    Also post the type of laptop you have for more possible help.

    mck
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