when i connect an external monitor to my laptop i cant change the resolution of the external monitor

cook425

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I have a Samsung 13" laptop computer. I want to connect an external monitor. The monitor is a Viewsonic VA2026w. The laptop has a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. The Viewsonic has a maximum resolution of 1680 x 1050 but when I connect the two, the Viewsonic display resolution is greyed out and only runs at 800 x 600.
Is there any way to keep the max resolution on the monitor?
 

cook425

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Question from cook425 : "when i connect an external monitor to my laptop i cant change the resolution of the external monitor"

I have a Samsung 13" laptop computer. I want to connect an external monitor. The monitor is a Viewsonic VA2026w. The laptop has a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. The Viewsonic has a maximum resolution of 1680 x 1050 but when I connect the two, the Viewsonic display resolution is greyed out and only runs at 800 x 600.
Is there any way to keep the max resolution on the monitor?
 
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