geeky123 wrote:
Thanks for the detailed explanation

I have been thinking of least expensive possible ways to solve this.

How about connecting my laptop to a docking station and then connecting the vga output to the docking station. Can it possibly have any effect?


So your saying that none of the stuff is covered by warranty, and you don't have any other monitors which you can use to test on your laptop ?

One thing you could try is to power off (not suspend) your laptop, remove the battery, and see if it will run from just the power brick - some laptops won't, though.