Windows 8.1, 10 Stops Working When Connected to External Screen

by Radu Tyrsina
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Windows 8.1 is filled with problems and issues that are frustrating thousands, if not millions of consumers. Now, a fresh report says that Windows 8.1 computers stop working when they are connected to an external screen
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Not so long ago, we were sharing with you the sad news that LG Dual Monitors Don’t Work in Windows 8.1 for Some Users. Now, another issues seems to be plaguing those who want to be working on more screen from their Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 devices. According to one users, his second screen stops working when connected to Windows 8.1 and the same thing happens to his computer.

i have been using windows 8.1 for a while now and i’ve had to deal with nothing but bugs. I have been using a HDMI cable to link my computer to my tv and it fine until at some random point, the screens go black and my keyboard and mouse stop working on both, the only thing that is left working is the sound. the only thin i have found that helps is to restart the computer. What can i do to stop this from happening?

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Previously, there were a few working fixes that Microsoft had released but they can be used only with previous version, like Windows 7 or Windows Vista. If you have experienced this problem and you know how to solve it, let us know by leaving your comment. As always, do check out that you have the latest drivers in place before trying to connect an external second screen to your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 computer.

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