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Can a TV not read a pc signal?

My TV, Westinghouse 32 inch TV (3 years old), is not reading any signal from my custom built pc. I am using a Radeon r9 270x graphics card with both pci ports connected to the graphics card. 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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Movies played from a PC not centered on the TV screen

I have a NVIDIA GE force 210 1 GB DDR3 video card connected to my Samsung LED TV for watching movies (via a HDMI cable). The image and sound of the PC Desktop on the TV are great but when I play ...
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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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Blurry Video on TV when going through Desktop GPU

Ok so I have a Samsung 46 in led with a Native resolution of 1920x1080 this one for reference: http://www.samsung.com/us/video/tvs/UN46EH6000FXZA I also have it connected to my Desktop (with a 570gtx ...
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How to reorder videos on my harddrive?

I downloaded a couple of videos from off the Internet. The videos are short clipping and there are about 20-30 of them. The issue is that when I downloaded them the order was not maintained and I have ...
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DVI (D) to VGA Adapter not working

I just bought a new DVI type D to VGA adapter to use my tv as a screen for the computer I use for a media server. It doesn't seem to be working out of the box. My first thought was that the adapter ...
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How to burn a DVD to display full screen on TV with correct aspect ratio

OK, I have this bunch of videos shot with my camera and I want to gather them and burn a normal DVD that I can play back with my standerd (non-HD) DVD player connected to my wonderful 16:9 TV. The ...
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Is there any software that tags movie metadata automatically?

I'm familiar with using MusicBrainz for MP3s. Is there an equivalent program that exists for video files?
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Open Source or Free Video Broadcast Software

I'm part of a college tv station, and we need some way to schedule broadcasts (right now we just play a playlist on a loop). However, we don't have the money to buy commercial broadcast automation ...
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1answer
81 views

Network Media Player with Other OS option

Not sure this is the right SE site to post this on but figure from the faq: "and is not about... consumer electronics such as media players, cell phones or smart phones, except when designing these ...
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787 views

Unreliable HDMI from Gateway Laptop to Pioneer HD TV

How to improve reliability when connecting Gateway M-1618 laptop with a Pioneer KRP-500M TV using HDMI? Problem is that HDMI connection dissappears every minute or so for about 1-2 seconds. That is ...
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DVI to HDMI conversion loses part of the screen

I helped my friend to connect his video card to his TV with a DVI to HDMI cable. But the problem is however we adjust the resolution, we could not see the 4 boarders of the desktop. We tried to ...
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224 views

Media Center TV - pauses 3/4 second, plays 3/4 second - continuous loop

SYMPTOMS: Watching TV on Media Center - the video (not the audio) pauses 3/4 second, plays 3/4 second, pauses 3/4 second - continuous loop. The bottom 5th of the screen is solid green (a rectangle ...
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Cables choices for tube TV

I've got a Pentium 3 machine with a WinFast A340 (GeForce FX 5200) and it has an S-video, VGA and composite (yellow) video output. My TV has composite input and component (red, green, blue) input. The ...
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1answer
314 views

Dual monitor + 1 tv

I have a Gigabyte HD4850 video card(specifications). I want to connect 2 monitors and a TV. The TV could be a clone of one of the monitors. Right now I have one monitor and the TV connected with ...
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Optimal way to get videos from computer to TV upstairs?

In my old house, I could just stream videos from my computer to my PS3, but in my new house the PS3 is on the second floor, and my computer/wireless router are on the first, and it just isn't fast ...
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Does my Thinkpad T60 chipset output a composite video signal on one of the output leads

I am not a tech. How can I find out this information? EDIT: Please someone answer this. I don't really want to accept my own answer. Thanks.
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NVIDIA secondary display problem on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

All of this was working fine on Windows XP Professional SP3. I just installed Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and it doesn't work anymore. My video card is an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT. I have a plain old ...
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Avoid stutter on PC when switching on/off HDMI-connected TV

My media center is connected to my TV by HDMI. When the TV is powered on or off the audio & video stutters for a second or so, presumably due to some EDID processing or something - not life ...
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What is the best way to watch internet movies (Hulu, etc.) on my TV?

I have a TV in a room that can only get wireless access to my home network. Without having to drag one of my PCs into the room, what is the best (cheapest) way to watch online movies?