How To Fix Windows 10 Not Detecting Hdmi Monitor?

Windows 10 Not Detecting Hdmi Monitor

Is your Windows 10 computer not detecting HDMI monitor? Then there might be issues with the cable connection or the display settings on your computer. As the first troubleshooting step, check the HDMI cable connected at both end ports. If necessary, you can also change the HDMI cable. If your HDMI monitor is still not connected to your computer, continue reading the troubleshooting steps given below.

Solution 1: Force Second Display Detection

  • On your Windows 10 computer, open the Start menu and click the Settings icon to launch the Settings app.
  • Alternatively, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I shortcut keys.
  • Click the System tab in the Settings window.
  • Select Display from the left-side panel.
  • Under the Multiple displays section, click the Detect button to connect your computer to the monitor.
  • If necessary, click the Detect button below Rearrange your displays.

Now, check whether the Windows 10 not detecting HDMI monitor is fixed. In case the problem persists, try to execute the next solution.

Solution 2: Update Display/graphics Driver

  • Initially, open the Windows Quick Access menu by pressing the Windows + X shortcut keys.
  • Click to open Device Manager from the Quick Access menu.
  • Give a double-click on Display adapters in the Device Manager window.
  • Right-click the graphics driver and select the Update driver option.
  • In the pop-up dialog box, select the Search automatically for updated driver software option.
  • Wait until the update is completed.
  • Alternatively, you can perform the Windows Update from the Settings app to update the graphics driver.
  • If you have difficulties updating the graphics driver, reinstall it. To do so, open Device Manager.
  • Double-click to expand Display adapters.
  • Right-click the display adapter and select the Uninstall device option.
  • In the Uninstall Device dialog box, deselect the Delete the driver software for this device checkbox and click the Uninstall button.
  • Close Device Manager and restart your computer.
  • Open the Device Manager again and right-click the computer name.
  • Choose the Scan for hardware changes option and let the Device Manager reinstall the graphics driver.

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