My laptop doesn't recognize peripheral devices connected to its external monitor.

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How would I go about enabling my Windows 7 laptop which is connected to an external monitor via HDMI, to recognize peripheral devices plugged into said external monitor?
 

Glenwing

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Have you plugged the monitor's USB hub into the computer? The USB data isn't carried through the HDMI connection, it needs a separate cable (a USB Type B cable). If the monitor has a USB hub then it should have come with one of these cables included.
 
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