[Wolves] [SB] how do i get grub to switch to external monitor

Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint mark.croft.lug at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 00:08:05 UTC 2016

my old toshiba hw - http://pastebin.com/51nGen0m

On 27 January 2016 at 22:11, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint
<mark.croft.lug at gmail.com> wrote:
> i got it working in the end with help of david morley on facebook
> chat. turned out that it was able to see the dvd and boot from it ,
> the key was pressing enter and waiting for a bit for linux too boot
> off the live disk. then it was just a case of deleting all the
> partions off another hard drive , keeping the 500gb for another day
> challange(kept windows on it maybe i will be able to get the password
> reset or whatever needs done to get access to windows 8).
> it something to do with the new modern bios uefi and secure boot which
> is now supported very well in ubuntu and linux mint 17.3 64bit. just
> need to do some tweeks to my new system and it all systems go.
> already a lot quieter then my old laptop and about 3/4 times faster.
> hardware details - http://pastebin.com/FvQNfG3c
> i would like to know from the HP on this forum what he is on about
> bios drivers (not sure he that clued up on this stuff and how did he
> get the role if he knows so little about how the bios works)
> http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/switching-to-external-monitor-ASAP-so-i-get-into-BIOS-screen/m-p/5471220#M125600
> guess i was not that clear with my english again ... really need to
> take a stand back and read it 10 or 20 times to make sure it reads
> correct.
> On 27 January 2016 at 22:01, James Turner <james at turnersoft.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 27/01/16 19:46, James Turner wrote:
>>> You can download/burn a bootable ISO containing a utility which can be
>>> used to the password, e.g.
>> Missing verb! Should be "...used to reset the password..." of course.
>>> http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/
>> J.
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