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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Ghost user on my PC. No internet connection only HDMI. Virus? Pranked via HDMI?

Hey guys I have a windows 8.1 Laptop, plugged via HDMI into a Samsung TV with internet access on the TV only. I think someone remotely controlled my PC; I was with my friends watching a movie on VLC, ...
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Dell Inspiron 13Z - HDMI to TV not working

I just bought a Dell 13z 5323 notebook running Windows 8, and connected an HDMI cable to a Panasonic TV, only to find that nothing is shown on the TV. I know for a fact that both the cable and the TV ...
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Using USB to HDMI to extend screen

So I have a Lenovo Yoga with 1 HDMI port and 2 USB ports (1x3.0 and 1x2.0). I found this hdmi to usb adapter on amazon and I'm wondering the following: if I have 3 monitors can I connect 1 via direct ...
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How does one customize HDMI jacking-in (hotplug?) events in Windows 8?

I'm having an issue with my ASUS G750 where it routes audio to an external monitor every time I plug in the HDMI cable. I'd like to customize what happens when I plug the HDMI in, although just ...
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Why is audio high pitched over HDMI?

When I connect my Windows 8 notebook to my television via HDMI the audio is higher pitched than it should be. If I use a different audio output this does not occur, and note the audio is not sped up ...
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Is it possible to use 2 laptop screens as a one in windows 8 on ultra book of dell

I want to use only one laptop and only the screen of the other laptop to extend the desktop. Is it possible to merge or extend screen? I am a professional sound producer so its convenient to have ...
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TV Not Detecting Computer via HDMI, Need Restart Computer

I have my desktop computer connected to my TV via a HDMI cable. Being like this for the past two years without issues. Recently, my TV is not detecting the computer and I'll need to restart my ...
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Issues duplicating display on Windows 7 to Toshiba TV

I had basically the same issue as here: Can no longer duplicate display to external monitor on Windows 7 only I have a Lenovo T430. I'm using a DVI to HDMI cable to display my laptop on my Toshiba ...
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Two graphics cards usage

I'm building a new PC and my motherboard has an onboard Intel graphics card on it. I am also getting an Nvidia graphics card. The Nvidia card has 2 HDMI ports on it and the motherboard has 1 HDMI port ...
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Only two screens can be active at the same time

I'm having the problem that only 2 monitors seem to work simultaneously. Right now I have these monitors: Samsung SyncMaster S24B350 (VGA to DVI adapter) Samsung SyncMaster P2450H (DVI to DVI) ...
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MIniDisplayport -> HDMI -> DVI(24+1) gives snow on monitor at 1600x900 or higher resolutions

I've got a Macbook 2012 (non-retina) and I've always used a MiniDisplayport to HDMI adapter for my own monitor. Now I'm at the office where I only have a DVI monitor at hand. So I've bought a HDMI-> ...
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Connecting a macbook pro to an external display [closed]

I just ordered a 13" macbook pro w/ retina and a 1920x1080 AOC (2436VH) external monitor. What setup will give me the best resolution on the external? mini display port to HDMI? I'd like to use the ...
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Acer Aspire E1-522-3884 / Windows 8 Drivers / HDMI issues after swapping OS

I don't usually ask questions on forums like this but I am at a loss, so here goes. I've been trying to help my friend with an issue regarding his new Acer E1. I guess when he bought it, he ...
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I'm not sure about my motherboard

So i have the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P and I have a video card that has VGA, HDMI, and DVI-I, but I can't use the HDMI (due to monitor limitations). My monitor supports DVI and VGA, but I'm currently ...
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Video card that supports 3 monitor independantly + 1 hdmi for tv [closed]

Is there a video card that can do this without requiring additional power? Basically I would like to have 3 monitor running with extended desktop, and a mini hdmi for the tv. thank you
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Cannot connect laptop to monitor using HDMI

I'm trying to connect my Dell Latitude laptop to my monitor using an HDMI connection from both ends. I plugged in the cable, but my monitor is showing no signal. I tried to send output to the ...
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How to connect 2013 Macbook to external Monitor?

It looks like they dropped mini displayport for hdmi but I unfortunately have a monitor that only accepts VGA or DVI. Can I output to VGA or DVI via USB or thunderbolt? ...
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Sound fluctuation on Windows 8.1 while dual screening + Windows Apps

I want to keep this as detailed as possible because I am unable to resolve this really annoying issue. Before I get into the issue, let me run down what my setup is: Alienware 14 with Microsoft ...
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Intel HD4000 with 4k HDMI output @ Linux

I wonder if I can output 4k resolution (3840 × 2160) @ 30Hz with a Intel HD4000 graphics using Linux and a single HDMI output. I have a Thinkpad Edge E330 with HDMI 1.4. The CPU is an i5-3210M. I ...
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AMD Radeon outputs only 1080i (1920x1080@30hz) on Full HD TV

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon r9 270x Screen : Samsung F5000 series 32 inch LED Full HDTV. Cable : HDMI cable connected to my graphics card's HDMI slot, and to my screen's HDMI slot. OS: Windows 8.1 ...
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How do you switch between HDMI sound and analogue sound in XP?

I have dual monitors on an XP SP2 system: one connected to the VGA port, the other on the HDMI port. Normally analogue sound is chosen but I can fiddle with the device drivers to get sound on the HDMI ...
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Windows 7 / Graphics Card sporadically recognizes LCD TV connected via HDMI

I have an issue with my PC/Graphics Card not always recognizing my LCD TV as a TV. It will sometimes after a reboot or wake after sleep mode only recognize it as a generic display which severely ...
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Problems cloning my display on to an attached TV

I've got an Asus N56VZ, and a Sharp Aquos LED HDTV. I wanted to project my games to my TV via HDMI (so that others can watch), but gaming on a smaller screen feels more natural with a mouse and ...
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Can data be accessed between two PCs connected to the same TV through a VGA and a HDMI cable?

Can data be accessed between two PCs connected to the same TV through a VGA and a HDMI cable? I have a laptop connected through HDMI to a 1080p smart TV (no antenna) and a desktop (no networking) ...
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Use Nokia Lumia 920 / Windows Phone 8 as PC screen on HDMI

I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to use a WP8 device as PC screen. I know this is possible to do on Android devices, but I haven't been able to find any app nor info on how to achieve ...
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No hdmi output with GTX 760

I recently got a new graphics card, which has been working just fine. But I tried setting up a surround sound (5 piece), which required the hdmi to be inputted in to the av receiver, and another ...
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WQHD Monitor connected to the laptop [duplicate]

I'd like to buy a WQHD monitor which would serve as an external monitor for my laptop. I have HP DV6 series laptop: http://tinyurl.com/khjnq3x and i as far i can tell monitor would need to be ...
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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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HD TV and laptop see each other but screen is black

My machine is an Apple Macbook Air 1,1 from Early 2008, and I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-59-generic-pae. When I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> ...
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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 ...
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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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DISPLAYPORT TO HDMI ADAPTER. QUADRO 600

I have the nvidia quadro 600 graphic card. I use one monitor via DVI and i am trying days now to connect the TV also, through a displayport to HDMI adapter and a HDMI cable and system does't recognise ...
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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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Converting computer's DVI to HDMI won't output HD

Okay. So I got this secondary monitor now. It's not the same brand as the other one (used it as a tv before i got a new one and now can use two monitors), however that doesn't really touch this. My ...
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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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DVI port not working with HDMI adapter

I have an Optoma EW628 projector which has a DVI-I and VGA inputs. I use a HDMI female to DVI male adapter to connect my VAIO/ATV3 to the projector. Everything was working fine until a few weeks ago ...
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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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Disable video device from HDMI

I wanna use HDMI to output audio to my receiver. But when I do it, Windows thinks it's a display and creates a desktop for it. Because of a limitation on my receiver, when I shut it down, Windows ...
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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 ...