HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a widely used interface for transmitting audio and video signals between devices and displays. Many PCs now include the ability to output audio/video directly to an HDMI port.

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Cannot run ATI R390 and i7 2600k HD3000 GPU together

I have both GPUs. But I have to disable the Intel HD Graphics 3000 because I'll only get a black screen when booting. My monitor is connected to the R390 HDMI. However, I need both GPU's enabled, ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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HDMI dongle for independent browser streaming

I have an event coming up, and am looking to hire several TV screens to display a live dashboard which is implemented as a web app. All I want to do is to display the web app on the TV screen, without ...
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Second monitor flickering gently

When I connected my 22" Asus monitor to my laptop (at 60Hz refresh rate) via VGA cable, monitor started flickering gently (very visible on darker surfaces(colors), like grey or something like that, ...
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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Is there a way to delay video?

I bought a harman kardon speaker and I uses hdmi projector. Everything is awesome. I can even play game. However, if I watch movie there is a delay on sound. Which is strange. I don't see that sound ...
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Input Audio from TV to GPU via HDMI's ARC Technology then Output to Speakers Connected to a STX

Reason: I noticed 4 devices on the "recording" section of program I am using. Screenshot of NVidia AUX input connectors. I want to be able to access these hopefully to pass audio back from my TV to ...
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Monitor loses HDMI1 input from PC when another device is in HDMI2

I have an LG TV monitor which has two HDMI inputs. In HDMI1 I have my desktop Windows 10 PC connected and in HDMI2 I have a 1st gen Chromecast. Desktop has Nvidia GeForce 780 TI as output. I usually ...
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Windows 10 Lenovo T530 w/ docking station and multiple monitors

I have a Lenovo T530 w/ docking station running Windows 10 and I wanted to run dual monitors. I already had a Samsung S27B350 which is HDMI and I bought a Dell U2414H with Displayport In/Out and HDMI ...
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HDMI auto switching feature

Is there any option to auto switch to the monitor after connecting to it via HDMI cable in Gnome desktop environment. I know that it's available in Windows and the audio switches to the monitor's ...
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Trouble connecting Dell E6420 to 27" Korean Monitor

First time posting so please forgive my ignorance on this hardware issue. TL;DR I can't figure out if the issue is due to graphics card incompatibility or because of choice of connecting cables. I ...
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Is there a way to stream via hardware from a PC to a laptop not in fullscreen?

Basically I have a PC with 2 HDMI ports video card and I want to mirror my PC display image to a laptop, but I still want to be able to use this laptop. I suppose the video stream should just run in ...
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Send sound to AV receiver but have only 1 monitor in Windows

I have a very complicated problem that I hope you can help me with. I have the following setup: PC with: DVI out to primary monitor HDMI out to AV-receiver, which then goes to TV and 5.1 sound ...
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How to control a TV from Linux?

I have an always-on Linux server (Ubuntu 15.10) connected via HDMI to a TV. I would like to ultimately get rid of the TV remote and use a wireless keyboard only (which I use today to control kodi ...
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HDMI->VGA adapter prevents me getting sound from my laptop

My laptop only has HDMI out and the external monitors I have access to here (including a projector) are old VGA-only. I have a HDMI->VGA adapter but when I use this I lose any sound output from the ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure

enter image description hereI have 2 connected two monitors by converting hdmi from dvi port by 'y' cable and hdmi extender. But when I connect another monitor with vga port display is not coming. ...
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Laptop & HDMI & External Monitor

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50-A 1CX Laptop. And a Philips 220XW8FB/00 monitor. What I want to do is simple. Just connect my Laptop to the monitor via HDMI cable. And I used to do this without ...
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Displayport monitor to HDMI video card

I recently purchased the following: Computer - XPS 8900 w/ NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 730 2GB DDR3 Monitor - Dell 22-inch Monitor - E2216H My issue is that the monitor has VGA and Displayport and the ...
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Change screen brightness when monitor is connected via USB

I have a Lenovo with one HDMI port and one VGA port and 3 USB 3.0 ports. I am trying to hook up two monitors to it. I plugged in one monitor through the HDMI and one through a USB-HDMI converter. The ...
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Do I need two HDMI cables to run 4k from a desktop computer via HDMI?

I have a Samsung LED tv, and looking to buy a video card to use it with my PC at 4k @ 30 hz. I understand 60 hz is only available right now in high end video cards with HDMI 2.0, which are quite ...
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What HDMI cable supports PC display stand-by?

I had my LG display connected to the PC via HDMI for about a year and the display always went to sleep when I shut down my PC and automatically went back on when I turned on the PC. Now I have a new ...
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HDMI not showing up as sound device

I am using nvidia. My PC connects to a TV that have sound. However, HDMI not showing up. This is the screenshot I have updated the driver As you see in the screenshot in nvidia settings, if I go ...
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How to display desktop on TV by RDP connect

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.28 on Mac to connect the Win10 PC, a TV connect the Win10 PC through HDMI. I want to display the windows on TV and control by mac. However, when I use Mac connect ...
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Different latency on 2 different TV's

Im streaming games from my pc to my living room with a Raspberry and Moonlight. The thing is, when I play on a LG M2362D I have no latency. But when i play on a Philips 47PFK6589/12 I do have a ...
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Is my new monitor defective or my eyes?

I’ve just gotten a new Dell UP3216Q (AU$2000) to replace my AOC I2757FH (AUD$390 2 years old) but after plugging it into my Asus laptop’s (Intel HD Graphics 4000) HDMI port and firing it up I noticed ...
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Putting my computer in another room for noise

Why? I'm not getting any younger, and the older I get, the more sensitive my ears become. Right now, if I don't sleep with ear-plugs, I get migraines the next day. I used to be a game enthusiast, so I ...
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Need help using an HDMI splitter with a TV

I'm trying to use a TV (LG 42LS5700) in my office as an input source to display the image on three HDMI monitors located in separate rooms. Everything is hooked up and connected to an HDMI splitter ...
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Certain games running extremely slowly when my other monitor is turned off

I'm running a laptop (MacBook Pro 2010, nVidia 330m, Boot Camped to Windows 10) hooked up to an external display (actually a Vizio M220MV television) via HDMI. Lately, I've noticed a bizarre problem ...
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Media Player Classic HC (K-Lite Codecs) Mutes my system when playing some files

As the title states, I'm trying to play some videos in K-Lite Codec Pack (12.0.1) MPC-HC (1.7.10.101), and when the track is playing my system stops being able to produce sound on my speakers. (pause ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort?

I have two monitors with D-SUB(VGA) and DisplayPort, and I have a motherboard which i want to connect them to. The motherboard has a DisplayPort, DVI-D and a hdmi output. How do you connect HDMI to ...
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Vizio M43-C1 as a monitor 4k @ 60hz graphics card options

I have been scratching my head all day like crazy trying to figure this out. I bought a Vizio M43-C1 TV to be used as a monitor and has 1 X 4k @ 60hz HDMI port but unfortunately no DisplayPort. Now, ...
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How to play audio from 4 monitors simultaneously?

I've seen guides on how to play audio through the sound on two monitors simultaneously. I want to do it on all 4 of my monitors simultaneously simultaneously. Running Windows 8.1 Pro with Diamond ...
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KDE plasma partial screen after unplugging hdmi second screen

I have arch with KDE plasma on my laptop. Yesterday I tried a second vga screen using a hdmi-vga adaptor (my laptop has only hdmi entry). Everything worked fine, I used the second screen as an ...
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Why does text seem a little blurry when I switched from DisplayPort to HDMI?

I recently switched to another laptop that doesn't have a miniDisplayPort, only USB Type-C. I haven't got the adapter for type-C yet so I'm using an HDMI cable to connect to my monitor ...
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Show desktop 2's on HDMI

I have a laptop I'd like to split in two desktops: one on the on laptop's screen, and the other on a HDMI screen. Is this possible? If it is possible, how do I do that?
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TV connected to PC via HDMI stopped working

I have a PC connected to a Sony Bravia TV via HDMI. It worked fine for more than a year until it started to lose signal from time to time. And then one day it stopped working at all. I don't think ...
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Actual maximum resolution and refresh rate of Samsung JU6500?

I just got a Samsung UN40 JU6500 and plugged it into an active Displayport -> HDMI adapter using a high speed HDMI 1.4 cable. I am running it at the maximum possible 3840x2160 @ 30Hz on my Radeon ...
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HDMI not working while plugging in Power charger to the laptop (works fine with battery only)

I have an Acer Aspire 6930 with Nvidia 9600m GT GPU, there is a weird issue that occurs when I connect the Acer Aspire to an LG TV with HDMI cable... the Laptop recognizes the TV and everything seems ...
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Broken Laptop Screen - Display BIOS in External Monitor [Dell XPS l502x]

My laptop screen broke recently, so I connected an external display via HDMI. Though I can boot into Ubuntu, I still have to wait until the system boots to the login screen to see any output to the ...
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TV connected to PC goes black for a second on its own or when turning a light switch on/off [closed]

I already read a few questions around here about this issue and while some of them provide a good clues, I think mine is specific enough to deserve its own question. The problem: TV image goes black ...
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Using Windows 10 laptop to watch Amazon Fire TV

Netflix can stream in 4k, but only if you use a dedicated hardware DRM decoder. The prime candidate is Amazon Fire TV, but it seems it is designed to plug in via HDMI. Thus my question: is there any ...
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High res display: will it upscale from my low res laptop video?

My 4 year old Vaio/windows 7 has an hdmi port, and I regularly use it with a Dell UltraSharp U2410 x 1920 x 1080. This is a "regular" dpi display (92 dpi or so) I want to use it with a 4k or 5k ...
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HDMI PC to TV connection turns green when switched to a different input source

I have a variation on the HDMI "green screen" problem I've seen on the internet. Nothing I've found seems exactly like mine though. Here's what I have: Custom built Windows 10 PC with AMD AMD ...
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Dell XPS 15 (2015) driving U3011 monitor at native res

I'm trying to get my laptop to drive my monitor at its native resolution: laptop is the new Skylake Dell XPS 15 9950 which only has an HDMI output for video monitor is a Dell U3011 with native ...
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HDMI to Component Conversion

Im not sure if this is the best place to post a question like this, but I am not sure where else too. I am trying to play a BluRay on an older CRT projector. The highest quality input on the ...
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Dell W3201CHD TV No Response Over HDMI

I recently built a new computer with a MSi Z97 PC MATE with a EVGA GTX 980Ti Hydro and a Intel i7 4790k @ 4.5 Ghz. I don't have any HDMI/DVI capable devices at my disposal right now. I'm currently ...
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USB-to-VGA adapter or HDMI-to-VGA adapter [closed]

I have to connect my laptop to a projector with VGA input port. Would it be better if I get a USB-to-VGA adapter or should I get a HDMI-to-VGA adapter? Which would give me better quality and why? The ...
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What is version of HDMI in Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-592G ? 1.4 or 2.0?

The question is for owners because I cannot find on official specs page what is version of HDMI in this laptop. It's important for me because I'd like to connect 4K monitor at 60Hz which is supported ...
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Do HDMI to VGA cables actually work as advertised?

I recently bought this HDMI to VGA cable to use with a computer which only has HDMI output: However, it doesn’t work and now I realize that an active device is needed to perform the conversion. My ...