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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PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
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Dual Monitor Display Not Working

I just purchased two new monitors (Samsung 21.5" S22C300H model) and wanted to hook them up to my PC I built. I have an HDMI port on my video card (Nvidia GTX 660) and an HDMI port and a DVI port on ...
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Mirror output to monitor and TV via HDMI splitter

I've got an interesting problem; I've got a TV and 3 monitors. I would like to mirror my middle monitor to my TV via an HDMI switcher, because Steam Big Picture just doesn't work well with multi-...
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Noise from the graphic card filtered in the hdmi output

I got a brand new PC mounted with a Nvidia GTX 780 ti. It is conected to the screen with an HDMI wire, and there is also a pair of speakers conected to the screen, so I get the sound from the graphic ...
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Disabling laptop monitor when external HDMI monitor is plugged in

I can connect my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to my television via HDMI, and use the TV as a monitor. Unfortunately, it's a second monitor; I want it to be an only monitor. (I get annoyed moving the mouse from ...
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Sound Using HDMI

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (Cylon Linux, more specifically, which just uses UBUNTU updates). When I connect my HDMI to my Panasonic flat screen television, sound still comes from my computer and in ...
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Audio not playing through receiver

i am trying to get audio to play tough my Onkyo TX-NR616 7.2- Channel THX Select2 Plus Certified Network A/V Receiver. It was intially working then the whole system was powered down and when I ...
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My computer doesn't have 65536 colour mode (16bit)

I am trying to play heroes 3 in windowed mode (It freezes in fullscreen) and all the options to change my screens color ratio have a bunch of 32 bit options but that's it. Is there any way to install ...
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is it possible to do audio via DVI -> HDMI with Audigy Rx SPDIF to nvidia 8500 GT

I currently have a setup with a Soundblaster audigy RX and a XFX Nvidia 8500 GT. The particular graphics card I have does not have HDMI but ive seen posts saying it is possible to send video and audio ...
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Connect LCD to TVBOX to set top box to play HDTV

Hi I have a really old LCD monitor that supports only VGA or DVI-D. I want to use it to play HDTV so I bought a set top box, which supports outputs 1. Composite 2. Component YPbPr 3. HDMI. Because ...
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Connecting PC to video converter with HDMI

I have purchased a device to convert the HDMI output coming from my PC and connect it to a older TV. I want to use it as a second display, mainly for videos. The device does not register to my video ...
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I don't have a monitor; how to play copy-protected content?

Let me preface this with the fact that I am totally blind so do not have a monitor hooked up to my computer. I have a cable card tuner that I would like to use to record and play TV shows. It appears ...
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Sony Bravia TV Color Saturation Broken After Macbook Air HDMI

Recently I bought a HDMI cable to connect my Macbook Air Retina to my Sony Bravia TV, which supports 1080p. The display transferred, but the color saturation is off. The saturation is more red and ...
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HDMI audio stops working randomly

Problem : Audio output stops working randomly, more exactly you can hear bits of it sometimes. It is like an audio drop-out that could happen on a very old PC when the CPU is at 100% CPU, being so ...
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Black screen when lid is closed for primary monitor and nothing up for secondary monitor. What is wrong?

I recently purchased two new dual monitors. I interchangeable swap laptops -- one for work, one for personal use. The personal use laptop is a lenovo Y500 and I use the ports, HDMI and VGA to connect ...
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Why is my monitor turning off after inactivity when power settings tell it not to?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro and a Radeon HD 6670 with the latest ATI drivers. I've noticed lately (maybe within the past month or two) that my HDMI out will turn off after not being at the computer ...
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Underscan with AMD HD7560D proprietary driver on Philips TV

I've just started setting up and HTPC and installed Zorin OS. I've got some problems when plugging it into my tv via hdmi. If I use the open source drivers I get no audio via hdmi. So I did some ...
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Can I get 2560 x1600 resolution on my dell 3007wfp-hc using the hdmi cable connection on my dell I660s desktop/

I have a dell monitor 3007wfp-hc with dual link dvi 25 pin cable connection. We just bought a dell desktop I660s which has a hdmi cable connection what can I do to get 2560 1600 resolution.Can I ...
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HDMI output with audio only

I have a computer (Debian 7.2 Wheezy GNU/Linux) with two HDMI outputs. I use one of them to address the monitor, another one to address my 5.1 audio receiver. Now, as the receiver does not have a ...
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Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
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How do I stop windows from upscaling my UI?

I have three 1080p ASUS monitors hooked up to my machine. I also have my Samsung HDTV (1080p) hooked up to my PC as well. The middle monitor is set to duplicate to the TV for playing games. The ...
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How to get VGA color with HDMI cable, on HDTV as external monitor?

I tried connecting my 1080p HDTV as an external monitor to my laptop, both with VGA and HDMI cables. VGA was good, except it does not support 1900x1200 resolution. with HDMI, I can set the ...
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Dual monitor with 2x DVI connectors not working

I am trying to connect 2 monitors to my Radeon HD 6950 (it has 2 DVI connectors and 1 HDMI connector). But only one DVI connector works. With the other one I don't get any signal. Is my videocard ...
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Slow flicker when video output from DisplayPort to TV HDMI input

I connected my new laptop (HP EliteBook 8570w running Windows 8.1 Pro) to my 4-year-old Sony HD TV using a DisplayPort to HDMI cable. It almost works. I get a 1920x1080 display, crisp, stable, except ...
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Laptop with 1 HDMI output to external monitor with VGA

I have just bought HDMI->VGA cable. Wanted to use it like this : laptop<-HDMI<------>VGA->monitor So I tried to set everything up and when I start it it says (on external monitor) ...
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HDMI Audio stops when turn off monitor

I have a new MSI GX70 and when I listen to music on it I like to hook up the HDMI to my sound system and turn off the monitor but unlike all my previous machines when I press the display off button ...
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How to make Windows 7 remember that I want extended display?

After consulting HDMI vs Component vs VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort, I've decided to buy a HDMI cable to connect laptop with external display. Before that I've used a VGA cable. I've set up dual-head ...
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Why can't I duplicate to Projector?

I have a Dell XPS L502x. I do my stuff pretty fine working with two monitors. But when I tested my projector, which is connected via an HDMI/HDMI cable ending on an adapter to M1-DA, I am able to ...
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Laptop external monitor no longer being detected

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart 4-1215dx Ultrabook Laptop running Windows 8.1. All hardware is standard except I upgraded the 4GB of RAM to 8GB. Up until recently (2-3 days ago), I have had no issues ...
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Hdmi to dvi oddness

I have a retina macbook pro (with two thunderbolt ports and one hdmi port). I just bought an hdmi to dvi adaptor but it doesn't work right when I plug it into my hdmi port: The monitor goes to sleep ...
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Convert vga to HDMI

I have a VGA female port on my laptop. Can I get a converter which will allow me to connect a HDMI cable to my monitor? Searching on Amazon yields these These don't seem to offer what I want ? Is ...
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Radeon 5450 crashes when running streaming video via HDMI

So I have a box that's been working fine for months, with a Radeon 5450 video card running a standard small monitor via VGA. Just bought my first-ever HDMI-capable TV, and plugging the HDMI cable into ...
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Will a cable HDMI to M1-DA work?

My laptop (Dell XPS l502x) has only HDMI. And a couple of days ago I bought an used projector, without cables. It was said it accept DVI, so before it arrive I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, but when it ...
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Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
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Connect laptop to second monitor - impossible?

There must be a really simple solution, so I feel a bit stupid having to ask: I want to get a Samsung Ativ 9 Plus which has a Micro-HDMI and some weird proprietary (or maybe not?) small VGA port. As ...
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New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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ASUS F1A75 - M Motherboard. No Signal From HDMI Port?

I have the above motherboard that had a DVI port and a HDMI port. The DVI port outputs fine, but my HDMI port is not working? I am running windows 8 and the PC is going through my Denon AVR X2000, ...
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Why my computer's HDMI port doesn't transmit anything?

I have a laptop computer with HDMI output port, a tv monitor with HDMI input. So i've a cable formerly used with good success. Now if I bind computer and monitor with that cable nothing appears on my ...
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Can HDMI or DisplayPort output to 1600x1200?

The Background: I have 3 Samsung 204b monitors that I'm currently powering via NVidia 650 GTX (2 via DVI and one VGA). The monitors support DVI-D (digital) and VGA signals. I'm thinking of upgrading ...
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How do I test the motherboard on a laptop with a broken screen?

I've got an Easynote LJ71 which I've been tasked with repairing. The screen appears to be dead. The machine powers on, but the screen does not. I can't even see a tonal change like the screen going ...
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2 monitors, 1 TV mirroring either one. TV won't display signal when plugged into DVI port.

I'm trying to get 3 monitors working on my GeForce GTX 560Ti graphics card on Vista 64-bit. I am aware that I can't run 3 displays on this card. That's fine because either monitor and my TV could be a ...
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1 screen extended to 3 on a notebook with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 - how?

Not sure if a proper stackexchange forum, but couldn't find any more related. Is graphic card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 able to handle 2 screens? If it does, what Multi-Display Adapters you ...
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How to connect laptop to monitor and duplicate display?

How do I connect my new Dell inspiron to my dell monitor? I have tried connecting a HDMI cable between both of them and there is no display?
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Acer Aspire 7535G Windows 8.1 upgrade, HDMI sound failing

After upgrading wo Windows 8.1 from 8.0 I can no longer properly play sound: I can play sounds like this: Windows Control panel "Sound" without HTMI cable connected: Yes Netflix without HTMI cable ...
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When connecting laptop to TV via HDMI and opening any game resolution changes to 1080p

I want to play games in 1366x768 resolution since my TV is not full HD, but when I open any game it changes to 1920x1080 and the display does not look great. I have changed the resolution in the ...
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Windows XP - Simultaneous audio HDMI and Onboard output [duplicate]

I have seen many many people mention that audio coming from two audio devices at the same time is possible on Windows XP. However, I have no idea how any one is (or was) achieving that. I have a Dell ...
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connecting monitor to docking station

I recently got one of these docking stations (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00FIKV524/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). It all works perfectly (keyboard, mouse, speakers, printer), ...
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Older monitor not working with HDMI to DVI cable (from ultrabook)

I have a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook which only has a HDMI port. I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, and it works as expected with a LG monitor in my office. As soon as I plug it in the screen is cloned. At ...
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HDCP Error on Windows 8 running 4OD

I've just tried playing a video through the 4OD metro app and I get this error: ERROR_GRAPHICS_OPM_OUTPUT_DOES_NOT_SUPPORT_HDCP = 0Xc0262513 My setup is: Windows 8 Asus E45M1M DELUXE MB AMD ...
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5.1 Audio not working on Raspberry PI

My setup consists of the following logic: Raspberry PI to TV through HDMI Optical cable from TV to Logitech Z-5500 soundsystem The Raspberry PI is running Raspbmc; all setup to use 5.1 sound ...