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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My monitor only has DVI ports, and my laptop only has VGA and HDMI ports

Is there any way I can connect my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI ports to a DVI-only monitor? Edit: The model is HP LP2065
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How do I fix monitor detection in Windows 7?

I'm using Windows 7 + Windows Media Center for my HTPC. It works great except from one annoying issue. Whenever I turn off my TV while listening to music, the music stops for a second or while Windows ...
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How to get 7.1 sound from PC to AV receiver over HDMI without video?

I have a 120Hz monitor so I cannot connect PC -> AVR -> Monitor. The PC has to be directly connected to the monitor. I will not simply attach the AVR as a second dummy monitor to my GPU since this ...
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Surface 2 Pro Win 8.1 and two external monitrs

Went through similar questions already asked, but nothign to help, so here I go: We have four Surface Pro 2 and one Surface Pro tablet. I have HP port replicator pr3005 (USB 3 version) to set all ...
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Extending Dual Monitors with VGA and HDMI to Single link DVI

Here is my question. I have a workstation running windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 390. He would like to use two extended monitors. The graphics card is an Intel Graphics HD 2000. It has a VGA out and ...
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Capture and encode HDMI signal on FreeBSD

I am looking for a capture PCI-e card to encode HDMI source and stream on network. I want to "share" my HDMI sources to my Raspberry sinks in the LAN. I have found many PCI-e cards, but most of them ...
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BenQ GW2265 connected via HDMI periodically blanks out for a couple of seconds

I have a BenQ GW2265 monitor connected via a HDMI cable to a Geforce 210 video card. From time to time, the display goes blank for 2-3 seconds and then comes back. As far as I can tell, the power led ...
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Loss of resolution support with HDMI to VGA converter

I purchased a new Lenovo S510P Touch earlier this year, after my Dell was stolen. When I got it, I realised that there was no VGA port, which made me facepalm at a regulated rate. So, I got myself an ...
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Dell XPS 8500 w Nvidia GeForce 620 goes dark

I moved my system up one floor in my apartment and now video display turns off every 15 mins or so. I've done diagnostics, I've swapped out different configs. Trying to run a Dell 27 in and drive my ...
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How do I suspend/unsuspend Ubuntu 14.04 on an X230 with an external display without corrupting the display configuration?

I have a Lenovo X230. I have an external display connected to it via the minidisplay port using a minidisplay to HDMI cable. I have configured the internal and external displays to be enabled and ...
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Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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Android - redirect audio from hdmi to default speaker [closed]

I have a android tablet, and I have broken the screen, now i am using the hdmi output to connect the tablet to my vga screen, I am using a hdmi to vga adapter I bought from the internet, however this ...
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1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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HDMI to DVI Monitor Input Lag

I have a monitor (not an HDTV) that has two different types of input ports: VGA, and HDMI. No DVI. My GPU has two DVI ports and one HDMI port. I use the computer primarily for gaming, although only ...
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How to change which output device audio is coming from in Windows 7?

I've got a Realtek onboard sound card on my computer with no speakers hooked up to it. Sound comes out of my monitor for almost all software, except for some games (FTL seems to be the current ...
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HDMI to active dual link DVI (2560x1600px) [duplicate]

Is it possible to go from HDMI to active dual link DVI with a resolution of 2560 x 1600px ? I have a Lenovo E540 laptop, and it only got a HDMI and a VGA out, but I have a 30" Mac Cinema HD screen, ...
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Need a DVI-D/HDMI KVM solution for my 2-computer/2 monitor setup [closed]

I've got two identical monitors supporting DVI-D+HDMI+DisplayPort inputs, a pc supporting x1 DisplayPort & x1 VGA outputs, and a laptop with x1 VGA and x2 DisplayPort outputs via docking station. ...
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Can a bad LCD cause the HDMI to not work?

Recently, one of my laptops have had its LCD go bad: a lot of flickering, colourful lines will appear (the more wellknown version of this problem is that the LCD displays one or several horizontal, ...
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Maximum resolution through VGA/DVI/HDMI(/etc)?

I know the original VGA standard was meant to output 640x480 and that other standards over the original VGA connector are developed to output a higher resolution. (SVGA, XGA, etc.) But I was wondering ...
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Options for external monitors on dual booting laptop with only VGA and HDMI

About a year ago I purchased a fancy new core i7 SSD laptop with nvidia optimus geforce 660M. It's still dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu flawlessly. There's one major problem though - the lack of ...
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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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Nvidia Ion HDMI output problems with Acer Revo

I bought an Acer Revo. First I connected it to my Sony TV via HDMI output. For a few days it worked very well. Then one day when switching on the computer, it boots and the TV screen turns black ...
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Connecting a 2560x1440 display to a laptop?

Having read Jeff Atwood's blog post on Korean 27" IPS LCDs, I've been wondering to what extent these are useful in a notebook + large display situation. I own a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E320 with 2nd ...
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Acer GD245HQ not playing HDMI audio over AUDIO OUT jack

I have an Acer GD245HQ monitor and I want to transform it into a DTV. For now that I don't have an HDMI decoder at hand, I'm playing with my computer. The idea is simple: get audio and video from DTV ...
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HDMI connection to external display does not work (but VGA does)

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-2950 with a HDMI connection and an external monitor: a Samsung 24A350H with a HDMI input. If I connect the laptop to the Samsung via a VGA connection, it works fine. However, ...
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HDMI output on Gigabyte Brix Pro, working on some displays, not others

My office has a Gigabyte Brix Pro that my boss wants to be able to take with him occasionally to work from home on it. The problem is that it has issues (or a monitor with it) with the HDMI output to ...
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External monitor turning black intermittently

I have installed an external monitor (Dell ST2220L, 21.5 inch) on my laptop (Sony Vaio). I am using a DVI-D cable for connection. Since the laptop does not have a DVI-D port, I have connected a DVI-D ...
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How to use extended monitor with different image on each monitor

How can I use extended monitor set of two HP- EM869A [has Two connectors: one 15-pin mini D-sub analog VGA and one DVI-D (VGA analog or digital)] with my Gateway DX4840-37. I have one vga and one HDMI ...
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Resolution - Why does an LCD TV look ugly as a monitor?

I extended my desktop to my 32" Emmerson LCD TV and set my resolution to the native 1366x760 which is 720P but things still look "ugly". The text is by far not as crisp as a monitor, however a 720p ...
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Is it possible to retain multi monitor settings when one monitor is “unplugged”?

Background Info I recently completed a new 'Home Theater' setup in our new house. In the living room I have a TV and sound bar, and in my office on the other side of the wall I have my PC (running ...
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My Linux desktop sees my HDMI-connected monitor, but my monitor says “No signal”

I have a Gigabyte H55M-UD2H motherboard and an Acer S271HL monitor. When I connect the monitor to the motherboard via VGA, signal works perfectly. When I connect the monitor via HDMI, the system ...
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Maintain selection of external HDMI monitor

I currently have my laptop connected to my (external) HDMI monitor through a HDMI switcher. When the switcher is changed from the HDMI channel of my laptop, the laptop detects it as a disconnect ...
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Can HDMI Transmit Touch Screen Data using MHL Adapter

I did a bit of research into MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) and discovered it has the following feature according to Wikipedia: HDMI-CEC control of remote devices. ...
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Max resolution for External Monitor that I can get from my Vaio?

I am planning to get an 29" Ultrawide 21:9 monitor, running at a resolution of 2560 X 1080. My laptop is a Sony Vaio VPCEB24EN, almost 4 years old running with an ATI Mobility Radeon 5145 - 512 MB ...
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HDMI and a cracked screen

So recently my laptop screen was broken pretty badly, and the entire screen is covered in white and black spots and lines, so it's impossible for me to see anything. So for the past few days, I've ...
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Windows 8.1: HDMI switches of after 20 min, where to prevent?

All, I've got an HDMI cable connected to my amplifier for sound/video. After updating Windows 8 to 8.1 my audio system automatically switches to my PC speakers. When touching my PC again it comes ...
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Control Over-Scanning in opensuse Linux

Iv been trying to find a way to adjust over scanning in Linux. I have my Laptop running opensuse linux, and I am connecting it to a SONY HDTV @ 1080P via HDMI. However i cant find a way to turn off ...
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Windows 7 multiple display issue (HDMI from PC to TV - No Signal)

I've recently decided that with my new nvidia GeForce 8400 GS graphics card that supports HDMI - I could do what I've always wanted to do, set up a multiple monitor system. I used an HDMI cable ...
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How to add an HDMI output to my PC?

I'm moving, and am going to buy a new HDTV for the apartment. I'm thinking about connecting my self-built PC to the TV. The only thing is that my PC has only one PCIx16 2.0 slot. The card in that slot ...
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How do I set up a 4K TV via HDMI to my PC? (Getting mouse/video lag)

I recently purchased a Hisense HLUD58XT880 LCD TV (LCD flat-panel with 3840x2160 native resolution). I have plugged my PC into the HDMI (UHD) port on the TV. My PC is running Windows 8.1 with a ATI ...
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Laptop screen periodically turns on and off while using external monitor

When I connect my laptop to my TV via HDMI cable the following list of events occurs; Laptop screen goes black Windows "something plugged in" sound plays After approximately 5 seconds windows ...
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How to prevent turned off monitor when using a HDMI splitter

I have the strange problem, that my monitor turns off, when I use a HDMI splitter. I want to send my monitor output to a raspberry pi, so I bought a HDMI splitter. When the computer starts, just after ...
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Can I connect dual monitors one to vga, other to hdmi?

I am planning to set a dual monitor setup. I am on a laptop with i3 3rd gen 1.8 GHz 3217u, 2GB of Intel graphics 4000 HD, 4gb of ram. So can I connect one monitor to the HDMI port and the other to the ...
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obscure no hdmi connection, related to intel integrated graphics hd 4000?

I use a MSI gt60 laptop (i7, gtx 675mx) connected to a Ssus vk228 monitor via hdmi. I've had no problems for about a year but last month the monitor suddenly stopped being recognized by the laptop. I ...
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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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3DTV only shows side-by-side 3D view after connecting to computer

I installed XFX Radeon HD 5450 AMD graphics card which has an HDMI output. I bought an HDMI 1.4a cable which supports 3D and connected it to my 3DTV using the HDMI port. I thought it's easy to watch ...
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When switching my default playback device on Windows 7, the programs all change to the newly set device

I had it set up so that if I had my default playback device set to HDMI and then I opened Firefox to play Netflix, I could change the default playback device to Speakers and play a game. Once I did ...
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Only play audio on HDMI source

I'm not even sure how to sum this into a proper question. My setup is the following: Intel HD Graphics (onboard video Intel H61 HDMI) Running 1 monitor from DVI Running Digital TV from HDMI The ...
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LCD monitor flicker when connected to a laptop using VGA

I have a dual screen setup with two AOC e2450Sw monitors connected to a laptop. The laptop has one HDMI and one VGA output. When one of the monitors is connected using VGA, it flickers or displays ...
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How to put Windows to sleep when monitor (HDMI) is turned off?

I have a HTPC (Intel NUC) connected to TV via HDMI. Is it possible to put Windows to sleep when the TV is turned off? It seems that Windows does have built-in detection for when monitor is turned ...