You are ready to present a slideshow on a digital projector, but nothing is shown on the screen when you connect your laptop. Which of these would be the best step to take next?
A) Power down your laptop and restart while the projector is connected
B) Reset the video by closing the laptop LCD screen and opening it again
C) Power cycle the digital projector to change the video input
D) Use the laptop Fn keys to send the video signal to the external interface
E) Point out the window and make your escape while everyone’s head is turned
The answer: D) Use the laptop Fn keys to send the video signal to the external interface
Most laptops can automatically detect a video connection, but a Fn key combination can also be used to send the video signal to the external video interface.
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