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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Bad effects of coiling up HDMI cable?

If I have a long HDMI cable, can I coil it and try to hold it in place by means of an electrical tape? My current setup is such that I only need about 60 cm of wire to connect my monitor to my ...
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External monitor doesn't work when connected to Mac or PC

I have a Samsung SyncMaster s20b350 that has worked perfectly when connected to my macbook up until today. I have ruled out the mini displayport to hdmi adapter as being faulty because it still ...
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my laptop/Dock station does not detect the third extra screen

I have a Lenovo T430 and it is attached to a docking station. I was already using it with one monitor(HDMI) and extending it to the laptop screen it self. Now, following are the slots that I can see ...
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Difference between two cards. Radeon and Gigabyte

I am looking to buy I decent Radeon card that will support at least 4 HD monitors (1920*1080). I stumbled upon these two listings on Amazon. VisionTek vs. Gigabyte Can they both support 4 HD ...
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KVM switcher forgets resolution

I run two computers with double monitors through an Aten KVM. The kvm has only VGA input/outputs. One of my new computers has a VGA and a DVI-I adapter so no problems here. I use a DVI-VGA converter ...
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Nvidia 3D to 3D display

I recently purchased an Epson 3020 projector which has 3D capability. I connected my desktop computer using HDMI directly to the projector and my desktop has a Nvidia GTX 680 graphics card. I have ...
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TV not detected by Windows/VGA - when there is a WHDI device in the signal chain

I'm at my wit's end with this one... I had an EVGA GTS 250, and I used to plug it's HDMI out into a WHDI sender, which transmitted to its corresponding WHDI receiver 15ft away, which then connected ...
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How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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Configuring a dual monitor with asus hd 5450

I want to extend my desktop to a second monitor with an ASUS HD 5450 (dual monitor configuration). The VGA card has: 1 DVI-D port, 1 HDMI port and a classic VGA port. I've two old (but functioning) ...
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wanting to extend my desktop flatscreen to my laptop screen but have questions

Following the question and answer session regarding PC having dvi monitor output and ? also HDMI output but wanting to use another monitor which uses VGA and how to do.. I am looking for something ...
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Samsung TV HDMI connection no audio

The Samsung TV model number is: LN32A450C1D When I connect my PC to the TV, there is video output but no audio output. It is only HDMI connections that do not have audio output. I have connected my ...
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Audio fluctuates up and down over HDMI and analog

I'm using Elementary OS (an Ubuntu spin) and the proprietary drivers for my Radeon HD 6870. It happens without warning and without touching anything, halfway through a movie the sound will suddenly ...
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Laptop screen is blank unless in safe mode

On my laptop I used the HDMI once to connect to my TV. It worked fine once I changed the display setting to TV, and showed my screen on the TV instead of showing it on my laptop screen. Then I pulled ...
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Is it possible to power on/off a monitor using the computer?

I was wondering if it was possible to power on/off a display using a computer connected via HDMI. Let me explain : I want my computer to power off my monitors (not standby mode) when I don't use it ...
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Dell e6250 notebook won't connect to TV with HDMI cable after installing Windows 7

I am unable to connect my Dell E6250 notebook to my LG LED TV (32 inch) using the HDMI cable. The TV indicates that there is no signal. This laptop was recently upgraded to windows 7 and has since ...
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HDMI, Thunderbolt ports not working in Boot Camp

I've installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro, but the HDMI and Thunderbolt ports still aren't working. When I connect an HDMI cable from my Mac to a monitor, the monitor says No HDMI Input. System: ...
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Laptop connected to monitor freezes

Here's what happens: I work on my laptop (Dell Inspiron n5110), which is connected to a monitor via HDMI. Out of the sudden it freezes completely, the mouse won't move, the music stops, everything ...
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What do I need to play HDMI/DVI/1080i through my PC?

This seems silly... I am just looking for a way to use HDMI, DVI, or another 1080p compatible source to play on my desktop (Either in a window or fullscreen). Not the other way around - I want to plug ...
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Connecting and Apple cinema monitor to a laptop via VGA or HDMI - Possible?

I asked this over as askdifferent, but I thought I'd try here as well. At my work, a nice big 30" Apple Cinema monitor has just become available. I would really like to use it, but I only have a ...
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How to switch monitor display on windows 8 while the screen is blank?

I was trying to get my laptop to read my ps3 through an HDMI cable and a user online mentionned going into the display settings and switching to the second monitor to get it to work. I went on the ...
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Can't get video on TV from computer

I hooked up my PC to my TV and under the resolution settings the TV shows up and is enabled but I do not get any video on the TV. I hooked my computer up to my 2nd TV and the video shows up. I am ...
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IPad use as a monitor with an Hdmi feed into it [closed]

am trying to find out if a live HDMI signal can be fed into an iPad , so that the iPad is becoming a monitor for that live HDMI Video signal feed. wifi is not an option , because of the delay. i ...
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Display BIOS and grub on laptop monitor instead on TV plugged over HDMI

I have Asus k95vm laptop and it is connected to a tv over HDMI at all time. When i boot up pc external monitor seems to be primary because bios and grub are shown on it, but not on laptop's display. ...
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Cannot extend desktop to 3 monitors

I have an annoying problem. I problem on my old notebook I had a HDMI and VGA port however I could only extend my desktop to one additional screen. I sold that notebook and purchased a new notebook ...
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Audio output automatically changes to HDMI Audio Output when starting a game

I am not sure what causing it. I tried to change some settings for the graphic card, but it didn't work. Graphic card: Sapphire 7870 XT. Motherboard: GA-H77-D3H. At first, I thought it's ATI ...
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Is it possible to drive a 3x3 videowall with HDMI + an i7 notebook?

Yesterday I saw a 3 by 3 video wall display, in which the only connection between the LED TVs are by HDMI cable from one i7 notebook. I asked the operator how he did it, and his answer sounded to me ...
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Monitor connection problem

I just bought Sapphire HD 7990 and I want to put 3 monitors on it. This card has 5 outputs. 1x DVI-D and 4x Mini DisplayPort. I connected my 2 other monitors and they work great, but my third ...
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TV still detected as monitor when off

I have a desktop computer connected to a monitor via DVI and an Hisense HDTV via HDMI. I have the opposite problem that a lot of people have encountered. Even when I turn my TV off, Windows still sees ...
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Moving around display connections in many monitor, multiple workstation setup (hdmi switch?)

I have a 6 screen setup with 3 workstations, and generally my layout works ok. However, depending on what task I'm currently working on, different screen layouts would be more optimal. For example, ...
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T400 Lenovo Laptop Windows 7

I am trying to get video AND SOUND on my TV from the Laptop. I have the HDMI/DVI connection running from laptop to TV. I also have the audio cable running from the laptop headphones port to the TV ...
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Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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windows, nvidia custom resolution to be default resolution

There is a problem with nvidia drivers and reported monitor EDID: Monitors native resolution is 1920x1080 32bpp 60Hz, but for some reason it displays only portion of entire desktop ...
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How to use external speakers with hdmi cable [closed]

I have conected my ps3 to a pc monitor that has a hdmi cable input. However, the monitor doesn't have built in speakers, so I can't get any audio. I want to know if there's another way to get audio ...
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Windows 8: multiple monitors not found on restart

I have a laptop with Windows 8 and a 22" monitor that I use simultaneously. If I start up, then connect the monitor via HDMI (using Intel HD3000 graphics) I can set up an extened desktop no problem. ...
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My HDMI screen won`t display 1920x1080p desktop with Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Specs relevant: Graphics Card: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB (should support up to 4096 x 2160) Screen : BenQ GL2460 (native resolution is 1920 x 1080) Cable : HDMI cable connected to ...
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Change resolution of Raspberry Pi via console?

I'm the proud new owner of a Raspberry Pi and have it up and running now with VPN/SSH/X11VNC. This morning I had it booted up on a TV on my table where I was working on it. Went to work and have been ...
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Will this work? 3 Displays w/ GTX 560 Ti, 2 in DVI, 1 in HDMI

I currently have a computer running a GTX 560 Ti with two monitors (one in each of the DVI ports). Is it possible to add a third display (without any extra hardware or peripherals) by plugging it ...
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Loss of quality on a tablet?

I am about to buy a tablet with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 ( 215 ppi ). I have a full HD monitor and I'd like to know what would happen if I connect the tablet to the monitor via HDMI and play ...
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Only 3 FPS on Mac mini, boot camp, windows 7

Using the GPU test tool from FurMark I get only 3 FPS. In normal use I notice it when playing fullscreen videos: When the video pans horizontal I get these stripes across the picture. My setup is ...
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How can i know max resolution support of my PC video outputs?

I am using NP700Z5C model laptop and i want to attach 2 external screen that is 1440P and 1080P for it but i am quite unsure that this laptop can reach those resolutions. I know that many hdmi output ...
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How to connect Samsung Smart TV to Receiver to Obtain Surround Sound

I have my Xbox 360, DVD player, and Satellite Receiver all connected via HDMI to my stereos receiver. From the receiver I have one output cable going into the TV via HDMI. The problem I'm having is ...
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Why are there so few monitors with 1920x1200 resolution and a HDMI port? [closed]

I'm thinking of buying two monitors with 1920x1200 resolution and plugging them into a Mac mini. The Mac mini has one HDMI port and a mini DVI (thunderbolt?) so I will be using an Mini DVI to HDMI ...
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Query type of video card connections (HDMI/VGA/DVI/ETC)

I need to find a way to query types of video connections available on a large list of machines. I wasn't able to find a property within the following WMI classes: Win32_VideoController ...
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How to connect more than one monitor to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 laptop which has one HDMI connection. I connect one monitor via HDMI to this laptop no problem. Can I connect more than one monitor to this laptop and achieve HDMI quality even ...
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VGA or HDMI on Dell U2713HM

I just bought a Dell u2713hm that supports 2560 * 1440 resolution. My laptop (with Geforce GT540M) obviously has only HDMI and VGA port. I will use the monitor only for my job, so Photoshop, Autocad ...
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How get video from video card and sound from sound card into HDMI cable?

I have a video card and a sound card. My Monitor has a audio jack which just forwards the audio signal from the HDMI cable. But the cable is connected to my video card and for sound, only the onboard ...
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Where are the default audio settings located?

In the audio devices Control Panel in Windows 7, there's a button titled "Restore Defaults" for any given audio device -- Where are these defaults coming from? Where are they stored (i.e., on-device, ...
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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 ...