Television. Can be used to display video and project audio or it can be used for video display only.

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Trying to stream to my Smart TV

I've got a Vizio smart TV and I'm able to stream YouTube videos to it, when I go to the youtube.com/pair and pair my mac with the TV when I input the code I see on my TV screen. So I have button like ...
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Using 3D Vision on LG passive 3D screen from laptop

I own an LG TV with passive 3D technology and an ASUS N76VZ laptop (GT650M card by nVidia). I would like to play 3D games, according to the appropriate resolution/detail level that the card can ...
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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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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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HbbTV client for Desktop or Mobile (not set-top box and SmarTV)

Is there a HbbTV client for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, ..? Why you can access HbbTV content only from SmarTV? DRM issue? Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is both an industry standard (ETSI ...
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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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Mint 17: Kaffeine Time-Shift

I switched from Windows 7 to Linux Mint 17. Under Windows 7 I used ProgDvb to watch TV and now I use Kaffeine. What I miss is a similar time-shift function that is why I this three questions: Can ...
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What is VLC doing when it changes the “video input pin”?

I have a video input card that has s-video, composite, and tuner/antenna in. I am able to view the output from this card in VLC as well as other programs. The only issue I am facing is that when I ...
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Problems with subtitles with Windows Media Player and DLNA

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but this is super frustrating. Trying to get subtitles to play on my Samsung LED TV via DLNA (TV and computer on same network). TV sees the files and ...
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Recording from your set top box directly to a laptop

I have a HD set top box and a HD PVR 2 gaming edition plus. The HD set top box has scart and HDMI. I want to record footage from my set top box directly to my laptop. But I get the message: HD ...
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How to play 4096x2304 video on 3840x2160 Samsung UE65HU7500 [closed]

[To the close voters: TVs are basically tablets now, and similar questions were welcome here in 2012. Please support this proposal and migrate your TV questions if firmware and such are off-topic ...
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Streaming media content from my PC to my Sony Bravia KDL-48w600b

I'm currently streaming video through hdmi but I'd like to set up a home server to host all my media files so that I can access them on all my devices. My TV is the only thing I don't know how to see ...
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How can i refresh my audio devices from within windows 8?

I have a media server running Windows 8.1, It is connected to an A/V Receiver which is then connected to my TV. My A/V Receiver has a pass-through mode so if i just want to use TV Audio which i ...
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Poor antenna reception of digital tv and old computer

I just got an Atari 65xe, and the machine itself works fine. One issue I'm having trouble with with my collection of older computers is that digital TVs do not seem to get the frequencies input just ...
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Windows Media Center Goes to the Wrong Channel

I use Windows Media Center (on Win 7) and an Amino cable box at my TV to record programs and watch TV. (Like this picture) http://i.stack.imgur.com/q6slc.jpg I have an HP IR remote sensor that came ...
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Samsung 2233SW synmaster with DTH connection [closed]

I have a Samsung 2233SW syncmaster monitor, and with a HDMI to DVI cable I was able to connect to a DTH set top box. Everything was working fine, until I connected the cable to my laptop's DVI port. ...
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easy win+p switching between a dual monitor setup (extended desktop) AND a TV..? [duplicate]

My question is about "triple" display quick switching; My setup is the following: 2x24" monitors in my work room (displays #1 & #2) 1x32" TV in my living room (display #3) All 3 are connected ...
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HDCP Support Required

I have Windows 7 Media center running on my laptop which is connected to the TV via HDMI to HDMI which uses an HD Homerun Prime with a Comcast cable card with tuner adapter. It was working great until ...
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USB TV Tuner Not Working

I'm trying to get a USB TV Tuner to work but I'm having troubles. It's a Hauppauge WinTV 950Q and when I connect it to my Windows 7 (x64) laptop it shows that it's detected and the lights on it will ...
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Bad image on a 32" FullHD TV

I bought a 32" Full HD TV max res: 1920x1080 works really well I have it connected to my notebook via mini HDMI cable. It's super for watching TV shows or playing games but for working it's just ...
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How to get back freebox tv in VLC 2.1.0 and above?

Since version 2.1.0 VLC is missing the option to view Freebox TV channels (for Freebox clients in France), which was visible in Playlist - Internet - Freebox TV. Is it possible to get that back?
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How to watch movies on TV from NAS server (Samba) [closed]

I have a RaspberryPi headless NAS server running Samba that I use as my movie storage. For now I watch movies from NAS on external monitor connected to my laptop. I would like to cut the laptop and ...
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Is it possible to use windows media player 12 to view digital TV?

I have a usb tuner for north american over-the-air ATSC broadcasts- can not find any way to use it with WMP directly(i.e. NOT using Windows Media Center). It seems completely bizarre the wmp does not ...
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Modifying TV setting universally via PC

I was thinking of developing a program for Windows that can change TV settings. Where I work, we change TV settings often and on MANY tv's and I was wondering if it would be possible to enter data ...
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Extend the Windows 8.1 screen on another monitor while in logon screen

to make things a little clear: I connected my TV through a HDMI-cord with my computer. My TV is in another room. My Computers power adapter is connected with a remotely controlled Power Control. If i ...
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link laptop micro-DVi to HDMI TV

I want to link my laptop micro-DVI to an HDMI TV input via micro-DVI -> DVI adapter + DVI -> HDMI cable: I know the adapter up to DVI works, since I've connected it to other DVI monitors, and I've ...
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Streaming Games from PC to TV

Currently my PC (Running Windows 7) is in my bedroom, while my TV is in my living room. I was wondering if there was a way to play my Steam games on my TV? Some of the more obvious solutions are one ...
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Wirelessly *screen share* from any laptop to a wireless enabled TV [closed]

In my office I want to get a big TV for the meeting room that anyone can come in with any laptop and very simply be able to screen share to. Has to be wireless Has to be possible from any laptop old ...
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Is it better to run voice, data and tv cables in separate conduit?

I'm hoping to run new phone, ethernet and coax cables. As it turns out, I'll also be running 3 conduit runs from the distribution point to the attic. Is there a significant benefit to running the ...
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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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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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How does uni-directional packet data transfer work?

When we speak of the Internet data transfers and protocols, the normal process (that I'm aware of) is this: A request is sent to the server (some data uploaded) The server processes the request (on ...
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Samsung Timeshift (PVR) files transfer on PC trough USB Stick [duplicate]

I have a Samsung UE32EH5450 Smart TV. I'm intresested in the Timeshift function that this TV provides. I've successfully recorded a digital TV signal to a ADATA USB Stick (fast enough to pass ...
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Monitor Resolution says one thing, but displays another

I have purchased a large TV for a monitor that claims it is 1080p and clearly states that its native resolution is 1920x1080, and when I hook it up using HDMI, everything does read that; But the image ...
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Configure Fiddler to capture from bridged network or specific network adapter [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Fiddler to capture from a bridged network or specific network adapter? I have a TV plugged into my PC network card. Wireshark sees all packets to and from the TV but ...
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Using Fiddler to capture traffic from smart tv

I've set up Fiddler to capture HTTPS CONNECTs and decrypt HTTPS traffic using a certificate. I also enabled "Allow remote computers to connect" and set up the proxy on both Fiddler and my tv. It ...
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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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Can an USB TV receiver by Pace Micro Technology work in Linux?

A friend got hold of a USB device that seems to be a Sky TV receiver. It has a USB cable on one side and an antenna F connector on the other. The model number is S-IM25-700 and it shows up in lsusb ...
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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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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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Computer RAM crashes, TV monitor not connecting

I've had this computer since June 2011 (nearly 1.5 yrs now?) and I've been having some really weird issues lately. About 2 months back, while browsing the internet, my cursor would randomly freeze ...
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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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Streaming Windows Media Center to Samsung Smart TV

I was wondering if there was any way in which I could stream shows that I have recorded with windows media center to my samsung smart tv without having to connect and xbox to it, I am very new to ...
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How to connect lcd screen to computer?

I have a Westinghouse LCD TV but it does not work because its some part is not working, the lcd display is ok. I want to use its lcd display as a computer monitor. I wonder if it is possible. Is the ...
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Central hub for Computer/TV/Video Game systems/etc?

I have the following devices: TV (Inputs: HDMI + DVI) Xbox 360 (Outputs: HDMI Audio/Video) Desktop PC (Outputs: HDMI + DVI Video; 1/8" mini cable out Audio) Two LCD PC monitors (Outputs: DVI Video) ...
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How can I connect a (wireless) keyboard to a Sony Bravia TV? [closed]

Is it possible to connect a USB keyboard - in this case a Microsoft Wireless keyboard - to a Sony Bravia TV without having to go through another computer? When I plug the USB receiver into the TV the ...
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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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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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Enable TV out function of VGA port

I have PAL TV. i want to connect it to my computer (with intel HD graphics). On the internet I found this: VGA to RCA converter But it has a note that my computer's graphic card must have VGA tv out ...