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 doesnt regonize television

I have a sony bravia tv that i need to connect to my computer. When i try to connect it to my laptop it works fine however when i try with my standard pc it doesnt even regonize. The laptop is about ...
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Why does Windows 7 install audio drivers every single time I plug in my HDMI monitor?

Whenever I plug my Dell monitor into my Dell laptop, Windows 7 installs some audio drivers for quite a long time. It even tells me so in a pop-up. In case it's relevant, I have my laptop configured to ...
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how do i play 3d games on my tv from my laptop?

i have this Dell 3D laptop. i have this Samsung 3D TV. (including 3d glasses, hdmi, bluray player, anything) How can i play 3D games (that require 3D glasses) from the laptop, on my Samsung TV ...
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No signal found Spectre X40 LCD TV, hdmi

I hope this is relevant to this forum. I am attempting to connect a small Android powered device with an HDMI output to a Spectre X40 LCD Television. No matter which port I use, I still receive a ...
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Laptop not connecting to TV via HDMI

I have a Dell Vostro 3400 (Windows 7) that has stopped displaying on Toshiba TV. When I plug the cable in, the laptop flashes black a few times but then the TV says No video signal. I know it's not ...
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How to handle HDMI ports with DP adapter with xrandr [closed]

I'm currently running ubuntu with dwm on my macbook air and I have a problem. When I connect to a monitor using a dongle, which converts an HDMI cable to MBA's DP port, xrandr still recognizes it as ...
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AMD radeon 7570 powering 2 monitors

I have a Dell XPS 8500 - I have enabled intel multi display in the bios. I am running monitor 1 via DVI-D (monitor) to DVI-D (Radeon board) I would like to run my 2nd monitor via DVI-D (monitor) to ...
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Can I connect an Xbox console to a laptop monitor through an HDMI port that supports only video? [closed]

I want to know if it is possible to connect an Xbox 360 console to the monitor of a laptop. I have searched about this and I have found out that it might be able to be done through an HDMI port that ...
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how to listen to audio with HDMI on the TV on linux?

I am using linux mint 15 "cinnamon". I've got some videos that I want to play on the TV. I connected my laptop to the TV using HDMI. the video can be seen, but the audio is playing on my computer. ...
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Video flickers on TV (mac mini, win7 + hdmi)

When playing video from my computer displayed on my TV the quality is not what I expected. When the video pans from side to side to horizontal lines appear in on the TV - as if the graphics card is ...
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No surround sound in windows 8

I have been looking everywhere for a while now, trying to set up my laptop to transmit complete surround sound. However, it never works. Here is what I am trying to do: I want to play music from my ...
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Extending laptop across 3 monitors

I currently have a Sager NP9150 gaming laptop. The machine comes with a DVI, HDMI, and display port. I currently have a Dell monitor and a TV connected - the monitor with a DVI and the TV with a vga ...
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Can a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable support resolutions above 1920x1200?

Is it theoretically possible for a cheapo Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable or adapter to support resolutions above 1920 × 1200, e.g. 2560 × 1440 (QHD)? Or is it always ...
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2 hdmi's but only 1 output works?

Ok, so my desktop has an AMD FX chip and a GTX 650 graphics card. Also the system runs on windows 8. The problem is that it has 2 hdmi out puts (1 on the mother bourd and 1 on the graphics card) but ...
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“The display settings could not be saved” with triple monitor setup on Sapphire HD7950 Vapor-X

I am using Windows 8 with Sapphire HD7950 Vapor-X 3G 384bit GDDR5 PCI-E 3.0 Video card 950MHz/1250MHz (Dual DVI+ HDMI + Display Ports). I have 3 LED Monitors (all LG 23'' wide screens). One of them ...
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Can I take an HDMI input to my laptop?

I have a device whose video-out is HDMI. My laptop has an HDMI port. My laptop is running Linux. Can I view the device's video-out on my laptop? How?
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Limited RGB range due to HDMI cable?

I have a NVidia GeForce GTX 660, connected to a Samsung SyncMaster S24B350 through a HDMI cable. On my computer, I'm running both, Windows 8 and Linux Mint. I think that something might prevent my ...
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Presentation software requires admin rights to install - any way to remove this requirement?

I have some wireless presentation software which I use in a meeting room in order to allow end users to hold presentations here and wirelessly have their laptop screens showing on the TV on the wall. ...
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No video signal at boot with custom built computer

After booting my custom built computer, neither the VGA nor the HDMI methods from the video card seem to emit any signal to the display. I have tested both a regular VGA screen and a modern HDMI ...
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Laptop connected to external monitor results in desktop overflow

I have a laptop (MSi FX600) connected to an external monitor (Toshiba 19AV500U) with the screen resolution set to the monitors recommended setting of 1440x900. The problem is the desktop is ...
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Debian sound on hdmi instead of jack

I installed debian (gnome) and i can't get my sound working. When i use inxi -A i get the following result: Audio: Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Cayman/Antilles HDMI Audio [Radeon ...
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Can the Microsoft Surface Pro drive multiple external monitors?

I am interested in simultaneously connecting two Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP 24-inch Widescreen Flat Panels to my Microsoft Surface Pro. Currently I am attempting to utilize a StarTech Mini DisplayPort to ...
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Multiple monitors using Docking Station

I want to buy a laptop that has both HDMI and VGA. Since I can't connect two external monitors at the same time (to have 3 displays in total), I'm thinking about buying a docking station (this one or ...
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Force Windows 8 to ignore EDID and output 5.1 over HDMI [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 system with an nVidia 660 video card connected over HDMI to my Vizio television, which is connected via optical output to a 5.1 system. I cannot get my computer to output 5.1 in ...
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Mac Mini - HDMI Monitor - No display

Case 1: Mac Mini to CRT Monitor via 'thunderbolt' - Proper Display - No Problem Case 2: Mac Mini to CRT monitor and HDMI monitor - Dual Display - No Problem Case 3: Mac Mini to HDMI Monitor - No ...
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How can you convert audio (3.5mm) to S/PDIF?

I have a monitor that I want to use as my 'TV' for my gaming system. I connect it via HDMI, so sound and video go through the monitor, but I want sound to my headphones, which travels via optical ...
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MultiMonitor setup with Mini HDMI

Hey guys I have an ultrabook, with a mini HDMI port. I have a desktop monitor which has VGA. Is there any way I can connect these two to create a multi-monitor setup?
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have ...
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“No Signal Detected” on monitor when plugging HDMI in monitor and DVI in PC

I have two monitors, a Viewsonic VA2231w-LED and an ACER H226HQL. The Viewsonic has only VGA and DVI connections, while the ACER has VGA, DVI and HDMI connectors. My problem stems from the fact that ...
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Can I enable sound on both HDMI monitors?

I'm using an nVidia GeForce GTX 660 on a Windows 8 Pro machine. I have 2 monitors, exactly the same model, both capable of playing sound through HDMI. They're both currently connected using HDMI (2 ...
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Does the DELL U2713H support 2560 x 1440 over HDMI @ 60fps [closed]

I currently have a DELL U2713HM monitor with a Max resolution of 2560 x 1440. What DELL doesn't mention on their website is this resolution is only supported via DVI-DL and DisplayPort. The max ...
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HDMI Audio drops out when display enters powersave

I have a Windows 8 machine with an AMD APU attached to my Home Theater system through HDMI (HDMI routes through a Home Theater AMP, then into the TV). Here's my problem, Whenever the display is ...
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Watching satellite tv from laptop's monitor

I have a satellite TV decoder with the following plugs: which are HDMI, RS232, TV/VCR, TV SCART plugs respectively. I'd like to watch TV on my laptop (an ASUS S550C). I was told that it's not ...
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What happens when you connect two HDMI output devices

With HDMI cables being symmetric and male-male, it is possible to connect two different HDMI output ports to each other, such as a DVD player to a laptop's HDMI output. What would happen if I were to ...
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Using laptop's monitor as a HDMI screen

I have a satellite TV decoder and a laptop. Is it possible to plug the decoder's HDMI into my laptop's HDMI plug and use it as a monitor somehow? Edit: I have an Asus S550C but I don't know what kind ...
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How can I be sure that a certain laptop (Lenovo Y500) supports two external screens? [closed]

I would like to buy a Lenovo Y500 laptop, which has an nVidia GeForce GT 650M SLI video card and Intel® HM76 chipset. The laptop has two video outputs, one HDMI and one VGA. I would like to use it ...
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Windows won't recognize second monitor anymore

My second monitor (an HP S2031 monitor) has stopped being recognized by my laptop, a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 8. It has an intel i7 with integrated graphics and a GeForce GT 525M card. Previously ...
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Can't use LG IPS224V-PN on fedora 17 as second monitor

I tried to connect my monitor via HDMI and VGA, the screen turn on with the fedora logo, but it isn't detected in the "Display and Monitor" system settings. I am currently updating the system with ...
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Laptop Screen Only Runs External In Bios

My laptop screen runs blank. I sent it to get fixed and it came back working okay for a day now it has broken again. I took it back and he said he was unsure, possibly motherboard or screen issue. ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to single display port

I just purchased Lenovo Thinkpad S430 i have two external ports: 1x Mini HDMI 1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) GPU: Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia 620M Optimus GPU. I purchased this notebook soley for ...
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What kind of cable is this. Looks like a HDMI but? [closed]

What kind of cable is this? It looks like a HDMI connector but?
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Does a micro-HDMI (type D) cable with an adapter work normally for computer-monitor connection?

I'm considering using a micro-HDMI (type D) to HDMI cable with an adapter on the micro-HDMI end to connect my computer to my monitor. I want to use micro-HDMI because I'm passing the cable through a ...
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3 displays with AMD Radeon HD 6900 series; 2 DVI 1 HDMI

I have two monitors plugged into the two available DVI slots plus a 40' HDTV plugged into the one HDMI slot. However when I try to extend my desktop onto the TV it automatically disables my secondary ...
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How can I get my Sapphire Radeon 7850 to output in “1080p”?

I have a Radeon 7850 connected to a Vizio 3D compatible TV. The TV has a function to parse and display SBS encoded content. On my old graphics card (a Radeon 5770) I just had to select the 1080p ...
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HDMI-out to VGA-in via DVI?

I have an HP ultrabook which does not have a VGA-out port. I would like to connect it to a VGA only projector Will a hdmi to dvi converter like ...
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Is it possible to duplicate/mirror screen connected to different graphic cards?

My desktop has 2 HD 6450 graphic cards, each of them has one HDMI, one DVI and one VGA port. I connected 2 of my screens to the 2 HDMI ports on 2 cards, and I'd like to duplicate my 2 screens. ...
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Can Lenovo yoga 13 power 2 HDMI monitors

I'm considering getting a Lenovo yoga 13 I see the processor is a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3537U Processor( 2.00GHz 1600MHz 4MB) ...
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Connect 20 monitors to one PC

I am trying to achieve this using Windows Multipoint Server & USB to VGA/HDMI External Adapters. But this technology only supports up to 14 monitors per PC. (OS limitation AFAIK). These monitors ...
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Get my TV to work with 2 monitors

I'm using the Club Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics card. It has 2 DVI ports as well as a single HDMI port. My 2 monitors are connected through the DVI ports and I put them on extended background so I can ...