Trying to connect an external monitor to a mac running windows and it does not work

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Have you had the experience of trying to connect an external monitor to a mac running windows and it does not work?

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Topic: Windows
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jimlynch
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This thread had a clue that might be helpful:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=688324

"figured out what the problem was:

- the bootcamp defaults to macbook display so I had to go into the Intel settings and configure it the way I wanted to.

simple, but not as simple as Apple's plug and play "

LolaBelle
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I haven’t experienced this personally, but I think it is something that a lot of people have issues with. Other than ensuring you have the necessary drivers installed and updated, I can’t think of a lot. There was a similar issue discussed in the Apple Support Communities : https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3883750?start=0&tstart=0

Hopefully someone else will have something more to add. Good luck! 

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