Update Generic Pnp Monitor Driver

In the expanded menu of Monitors, right click on Generic PnP Monitor. Select the Update Driver option from the right-click menu that opens. After the last step, a dialog box will open up. When the Device Manager open, double click on the Monitor and Right click on the ‘ Generic PnP monitor ’ option. Click on the option update driver. Now select ‘ Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software ’ option. The system will automatically find a suitable driver and install it.

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Frequently asked questions

General
  • Why does white not look white in my picture?
  • Adjust H-Position and V-Position or press hot-key (AUTO).

  • Monitor power-light indicator flashes from green to orange constantly and there is nothing on the display. What is the reason of this?
  • Check to see that the computer is not on power-saving mode by pressing any key or moving the mouse. Then if there is still no display, this typically indicates that the monitor is not receiving a video signal from the video card in your computer. You should verify this by trying the monitor on a different working system, when you plug the monitor into the computer you should get a display…if the monitor still doesn’t show an image on the different system, this indicates an internal problem with the monitor. Please visit www.aoc-europe.com and refer to our support page for more information how to contact our technical support.

  • Is there anyway I can adjust the blurriness on my screen?
  • These problems are caused by using an extension video cable or switch box. You need to plug the monitor's video cable directly to the video card connector on the back of your computer to obtain the best picture quality from the monitor. Also make sure that all the pins of the monitor's video cable are in good condition.

  • Why does the display on my monitor appear to flicker, bounce or wave?
  • Check the pin connector of your monitor video cable, verify that there are no damaged or bent pins, if everything looks fine; then this would indicate a failure inside the monitor. Please visit www.aoc-europe.com and refer to our support page for more information how to contact our technical support.

  • How can I minimize the flicker on my screen?
  • No. You should try to activate the Auto-Adjust feature. If this does not work, please visit www.aoc-europe.com and refer to our support page for more information how to contact our technical support.

  • My screen has gone completely black but the power light is still on (green). What is the reason of this?
  • Use the Windows Shut Down screen and activate the AUTO-ADJUST feature of your monitor. You can display the Windows Shut Down screen by pressing START & then Shut Down. After the monitor has performed AUTO-ADJUST, press CANCEL to return to your regular desktop. Refer to the monitor's documentation for instructions on how to activate the Auto-Adjust feature.

  • What is the Pixel Policy AOC is offering?
  • Why is the display of my monitor blurred or unfocused?
  • For all Windows Operating systems: Go to START button, click on SETTINGS, click on Control Panel. Select the Power Management icon. Under Power Schemes drop-down menu, select - ALWAYS ON.

  • Monitor displays an “Out of Range” message. What does it mean?
  • Your computer may be in screen saver mode, it has instructed the monitor to go to power saving mode, or the the monitor's video cable is not properly connected to the computer.
    Another possible cause of this is a locked-up or in-operative computer since the computer is what supplies the monitor with all the display data or information. Move the mouse or press a key to de-activate the screen saver or power saving mode. Check the monitor's video cable and make sure it is snugly connected to the computer.
    To see if the computer is operating properly, press the CAPS LOCK key on the keyboard repeatedly while checking the CAPS LOCK light. If the light is not turning ON & OFF, the computer is non-functional. Contact your computer manufacturer for help.

  • Why is the Plug & Play function of my monitor not working?
  • Why is the power light on my monitor not coming on?
  • Press the Start button and highlight the “Settings” option.Select the “Control Panel” folder.

    Double Click on the “Display” icon on the Control Panel.

    Select the “Settings” tab under the “Display Properties” window.

    Click on the “Advanced” button.

    Click on the “Adapter” tab and you can check, or set the refresh rate from there.

  • Why is my computer showing “Adapter default” and “Optimal” as the only options on my refresh rate list?
  • Since your video card is located inside your computer, you will have to contact your computer manufacturer for assistance.

  • How can I obtain parts for my out of warranty monitor?
  • You can find this on a small white sticker label on the back of the monitor.

  • I’m using a MAC computer. Do I need to use an adapter? If so, what settings do I use on the adapter?
  • You can use Windex® to clean the screen and 409® clean the outer casing of the monitor. Please use a 'soft' non-fiberous cloth to clean the screen. Do not use any paper products to clean the screen.

  • Which AOC Monitor products are compatible with VESA® FPMPMI wall mounting standard?
  • Why does my monitor display “Input Not Supported”? (LCD monitor only)
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  • Why is there no driver for WINDOWS NT?
  • Click on the 'Start' button, point to 'Settings', and then click on 'Control Panel'.

    Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Select the 'Settings' tab then click on 'Advanced...'.

    Select the 'Monitor' button, then click on 'Change...' button.

    Select 'Specify the location of the driver(Advanced)' and click on the 'Next' button.

    Select 'Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can choose the driver you want', then click on 'Next' and then click on 'Have Disk...'.

    Click on the 'Browse...' button, select the appropriate drive F: ( CD-ROM Drive) then click on the 'OK' button.

    Click on the 'OK' button, select your monitor model and click on the 'Next' button.

    Click on 'Finish' button then the 'Close' button.

  • Do you have drivers for Windows ME?
  • Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Select the 'Settings' tab then click on 'Advanced...'.

    Select the 'Monitor' button, then click on 'Change...' button.

    Select 'Specify the location of the driver(Advanced)' and click on the 'Next' button.

    Select 'Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can choose the driver you want', then click on 'Next' and then click on 'Have Disk...'.

    Click on the 'Browse...' button, select the appropriate drive F: ( CD-ROM Drive) then click on the 'OK' button.

    Click on the 'OK' button, select your monitor model and click on the 'Next' button.

    Click on 'Finish' button then the 'Close' button.

  • Do you have drivers for Windows XP?
  • Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Select the 'Settings' tab then click on 'Advanced...'.

    Select 'Monitor'
    - If the 'Properties' button is inactive, it means your monitor is properly configured. Please stop installation.
    - If the 'Properties' button is active. Click on 'Properties' button.

    Click on 'Driver' and then click on 'Update Driver...' then click on the 'Next' button.
    Select 'Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver', then click on 'Next' and then click on 'Have disk...'.

    Click on the 'Browse...' button then select the appropriate drive F: ( CD-ROM Drive).

    Click on the 'Open' button, then click the 'OK' button.

    Select your monitor model and click on the 'Next' button.

    If you can see the 'Digital Signature Not Found' window, click on the 'Yes' button.

  • Do you have drivers for Windows Visa?
  • Click 'Personalization' and then 'Display Settings'.

    Click 'Advanced Settings...'.

    Click 'Properties' in the 'Monitor' tab. If the 'Properties' button is deactivated, it means the configuration for your monitor is completed. The monitor can be used as is.
    If the message 'Windows needs...' is displayed, as shown in the figure below, click 'Continue'.

    Click 'Update Driver...' in the 'Driver' tab.

    Check the 'Browse my computer for driver software' checkbox and click 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'.

    Click on the 'Have disk...' button, then click on the 'Browse...' button and then select the appropriate drive F:Driver (CD-ROM Drive).
    Select your monitor model and click on the 'Next' button.

    Click 'Close' → 'Close' → 'OK' → 'OK' on the following screens displayed in sequence.

  • Do you have drivers for Windows 7?
  • Click on the 'Display' icon.

    Click on the “Change display settings” button.

    Click the “Advanced Settings” button.

    Click the “Monitor” tab and then click the “Properties” button.

    Click the “Driver” tab.

    Open the 'Update Driver Software-Generic PnP Monitor' window by clicking on “Update Driver... “and then click the 'Browse my computer for driver software' button.

    Select 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'.

    Click the “Have Disk” button. Click on the “Browse” button and navigate to the following directory: X:Drivermodule name (where X is the drive letter designator for the CD-ROM drive).

    Select your monitor model and click the “Next” button. The files will be copied from the CD to your hard disk drive.

    Close all open windows and remove the CD.

    Restart the system. The system will automatically select the maximum refresh rate and corresponding Color Matching Profiles.

  • Do you have drivers for Windows 8?
  • Select 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'.

    Click the “Have Disk” button. Click on the “Browse” button and navigate to the following directory: X:Drivermodule name (where X is the drive letter designator for the CD-ROM drive).

    Select the 'xxx.inf' file and click the “Open” button. Click the “OK” button.

    Select your monitor model and click the “Next” button. The files will be copied from the CD to your hard disk drive.

    Close all open windows and remove the CD.

    Restart the system. The system will automatically select the maximum refresh rate and corresponding Color Matching Profiles.

  • Do you have drivers for the Mac?
  • Do you have drivers for Windows XP?
  • Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Double click on the 'Display' Icon.

    Select the 'Settings' tab then click on 'Advanced...'.

    Select 'Monitor'
    - If the 'Properties' button is inactive, it means your monitor is properly configured. Please stop installation.
    - If the 'Properties' button is active. Click on 'Properties' button.

    Click on 'Driver' and then click on 'Update Driver...' then click on the 'Next' button.
    Select 'Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver', then click on 'Next' and then click on 'Have disk...'.

    Click on the 'Browse...' button then select the appropriate drive F: ( CD-ROM Drive).

    Click on the 'Open' button, then click the 'OK' button.

    Select your monitor model and click on the 'Next' button.

    If you can see the 'Digital Signature Not Found' window, click on the 'Yes' button.

Windows 10 does have a number of new features, but we can’t ignore the issues. Many people are facing problems in Windows 10 from the first day. Right after upgrading to Windows 10, hardware drivers cause most of the problems.

Pnp

The latest in the line of Windows 10 issues is Generic PnP Monitor issue. Many people have complained that after upgrading their computer to Windows 10, their monitor is not being recognized by Windows.

Clearly, this is a driver issue. But, it can be related to hardware or cable problems as well. If you are also facing this issue, there’s nothing to worry. We will help you fix this problem using our methods. Simply follow and perform the methods, one by one, until the issue is fixed.

If it does not work, try the fixes given below.

PnP means plug and play. When you plug a PnP hardware, it starts working without having to install any driver. When you see a generic PnP monitor on the device manager, it means the Windows was unable to recognize the device.

When this happens, Windows installs a generic monitor driver for it. This does not always work out for the monitor, as the driver could not be functional with the hardware. This leads to monitor issues.

Follow the methods to fix the problem.

Fix 1 – Reconnect Monitor

If you are using a desktop, this method could help you. Follow the steps to perform this method.

Step 1. Turn off your computer and the monitor.

Update Generic Pnp Monitor Driver Windows 10

Step 2. Now, you have to remove the power cord of monitor. remove the power cable of your computer.

Step 3. Unplug the video cable from the CPU and wait for 5 minutes.

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Step 4. Now, plug the video cable to the CPU and power cord of monitor.


Step 5. Restart the computer.

Fix 2 – Update Generic PnP Monitor Driver

The most helpful method which has worked for a number of users is updating the driver. There’s a good chance that the problem is being caused by the driver. So, in this method, we will update the monitor’s driver. Follow the steps to do so.

Step 1. Right-click on the Start menu button and select Device Manager.

Step 2. When the Device Manager window opens, expand the Monitors option. In the expanded menu of Monitors, right click on Generic PnP Monitor. Select the Update Driver option from the right-click menu that opens.

Step 3. After the last step, a dialog box will open up. Here, select the first option, Search automatically for updated driver software. This will download and install the driver automatically from the Internet.

Step 4. When the driver is installed, restart your computer. If Windows was unable to find and install the driver, follow the next step.

Step 5. Go back to step 3 and this time select Browse my computer for driver software.

Step 6. Now, select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.

Step 7. Mark the box beside Show compatible hardware to view the compatible devices.

Here, select any other compatible device other than Generic PNP monitor from the list and then install it.

Step 8. After installing the driver, restart your computer.

This should fix the issue. If the problem still persists, follow the next method.

Fix 3 – Update Display Card Driver

Many times the problem is with the graphics card driver, which causes monitor issues. So, in this method, we will update the graphics card driver. Follow the steps to perform this method.

Step 1. Right-click on the Start menu button and select Device Manager.

Step 2. When the Device Manager window opens, expand the Display Adapters option. In the expanded menu of Display Adapters, right click on your graphics card. Select Update Driver option from the right-click menu that opens.

Step 3. After the last step, a dialog box will open up. Here, select the first option, Search automatically for updated driver software. This will download and install the driver automatically from the Internet.

Step 4. When the driver is installed, restart your computer.

If your computer has integrated graphics card, repeat this method for the other graphics card as well.

If Windows isn’t able to find updated driver software on the internet, then go to your computers’ manufacturer’s website or the graphics cards’ manufacturer’s website. Download the latest driver from there and install it.

This should solve the issue. If you are still facing the problem, follow the next method.

Fix 4 – Uninstall Generic PnP Monitor Driver

Sometimes, rolling back the driver helps with monitor issues. So, in this method, we will uninstall the generic PnP monitor’s driver. Don’t worry, Windows will recognize it as new hardware and it will automatically install the drivers for it. Follow the steps to perform this method.

Step 1. Right-click on the Start menu button and select Device Manager.

Step 2. When the Device Manager window opens, expand the Monitors option. In the expanded menu of Monitors, right click on Generic PnP Monitor. Select Uninstall device option from the right-click menu that opens.

Step 3. When asked for confirmation, select Uninstall.

Step 4. Now, click on Scan for hardware changes.

After the last step, Windows will recognize and install the monitor as the real monitor and not the generic PnP monitor.

If it didn’t help and you are still facing issues, follow the next method.

Fix 5 – Run the System File Checker

System File Checker in Windows works as an automatic troubleshooter. It scans for corrupt system files and problematic drivers, and then restores/repairs them. Follow the steps to perform this method.

Step 1. Go to Cortana and type Command prompt. Right-click on Command Prompt from results and select Run as administrator.

Step 2. In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press Enter.

Step 3. Wait for the SFC to scan and fix the issues. This could take up to 15 minutes, so be patient.

When the process is done, the problem must be fixed by now.

If this method didn’t work for you, try the next one.

Fix 6 – Check for Windows Updates

Microsoft releases Windows Updates from time to time, which fixes a number of bugs and errors in Windows 10. So, go to Settings and Check for updates. If there are any pending updates, download and install them. It could fix your issue.

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This should solve the problem.

We hope we were able to help you fix this problem. If any other method worked for you, or if you have any questions regarding this issue, please mention them below in comments.

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