External monitor in Lenovo® IdeaPad V460
How to connect an external monitor to the Lenovo Idea pad V460?
Lenovo IdeaPad V460 are stylish laptops with metallic cover mainly used for business purpose. These laptops work at a very high speed. This model features Intel Core i7-620M processor with a TurboBoost technology. Windows 7 professional in this Lenovo IdeaPad V460 offers a faster and easier way to access your PC. For storage purpose, Lenovo IdeaPad V460 has got a 640GB hard disk and 8GB DDR3 memory. Then, Lenovo IdeaPad V460 has also got 2 USB connectors, 4-in-1 card reader, and DVD reader and integrated Web camera. For entertainment purpose, it has stereo speakers and HD graphics support. In order to protect the hard disk drive of Lenovo IdeaPad V460, there is an Active Protection System. The time saving technology in Lenovo IdeaPad V460 includes One key rescue system and Lenovo security suite. Although the Lenovo IdeaPad V460 offers convenience and portability its screen size is small. In order to enhance the screen size you could make use of the external monitor to Lenovo IdeaPad V460. You can connect them to a VGA or a DVI or some of them with the HDMI port available in your system. The external displays include such as, CRT monitor, projector or Flat panel display.
There are certain things to be kept in mind while connecting external monitor to Lenovo IdeaPad V460. And they are as follows:
- Resolution adjustment
- Monitor attachment
There are certain cases in which the newly connected monitor in your Lenovo IdeaPad V4600 does not work properly. This problem mainly arises due to the default resolution. And you might not change the resolution. For that, you should ensure that the monitor is detected by the Operating System. Then, it should be verified by the Windows Device Manager and assure that the monitor is listed in it and then you have to set the required resolutions for proper working.
Great care must be taken while connecting external monitor to your laptop. As the option of external monitors you could make use of CRT displays, Flat panel or projector. Then you should connect the external monitor after powering on the device. And while connecting you should ensure that the connections are made in to 15 pin slot.
When Lenovo IdeaPad V460 is connected to the external monitor the display automatically switches from the existing screen to the new one. Sometimes, it could not switch in to the new display in such a situation. you might have to press a sequence of keys. For that, simply press and hold the function key followed by the hot key. Thus, you could shift back and forth the display as per requirement.