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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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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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WD My Book (10EAVS) doesn't show files

I have an external data device with many importat files on it (about 500 GB). when i try to show the files on my PC, it shows that the capacity is actually taken (500GB) but i see no files in it. ...
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Windows drivers for Samsung LED TV as Monitor

I am using a Samsung LED TV as my computer monitor connected through HDMI. The OS resolution is set at 1920x1080 and the NVIDIA driver reports the same. The computer is a desktop with the NVidia GTX ...
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211 views

How can I configure Windows to use the correct resolution for a standard definition TV (SDTV)?

Introduction I know someone who has a laptop and wants it to output video to a TV. I bought a cheap cable to connect its VGA output to one of the TV's composite video inputs. The seller of the cable ...
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963 views

Stream YouTube from PC to Internet Enabled TV

Well I have a Samsung Smart TV (7000 series) and I would like to be able to stream a YouTube video from my computer to it. I know that I could just load it up in the Smart UI, but the Windows UI is so ...
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External monitor only shows desktop's background

I have an USB to HDMI adapter/converter (DisplayLink) and a HDMI to HDMI cable. I've connected one end to the adapter and the other end to my 19" flat screen Samsung TV's HDMI port, to use my TV as a ...
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Linking two networks that have a common device

I recently bought a Samsung Smart TV having in mind to connect it to the Internet. Because my router is very far from it and not wanting to buy an expensive wireless for the TV, I created a homemade ...
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Stop TV from turning off when used as PC monitor?

I have a new PC build temporarily hooked up to a TV until I buy a monitor. I'm using a VGA cable. The TV will turn itself off if I don't use the computer for around 10 minutes. I can't find any ...
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548 views

I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop and to be primary display but

I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop screen and to be the primary display, but the TV won't display the primary duplicate display - I'm left with a laptop which just shows an area of blank screen. I ...
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283 views

Is there such thing as an off-the-shelf DVR without a monthly subscription?

Well, that's pretty much it. What are my options? I don't mean for anyone to outline the steps for building a DVR. I just want to be pointed in the right direction. Let me outline what I think my ...
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500 views

Windows xp laptop wifi internet to ethernet port for TV

I have a Dell Laptop running Windows XP Media Centre edition with Internet using Wifi in my bedroom on 1st floor. The Wifi router if on the Ground floor. I recently purchased a Sony Bravia TV with a ...
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220 views

Media Center keeps re-recording movies (not listed in “Series”)

When I record a movie in Windows Media Center, it records it again every time it shows up in the Guide listings again - days, weeks, or months later. The movies are not listed as a Series (Recorded ...
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671 views

live TV and windows media player

I have a TV tuner (Hauppage diversity), and I would like to be able to see live TV from Windows Media Player. I've searched the web, but havent found anything on how to make Windows Media Player to ...
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Alternative software for Pinnacle PCTV 100e

I have a Pinnacle PCTV 100e external USB cable television receiver. I've been using Pinnacle's software that came with the card (TVCenter Pro) to record things at given times. Things I don't like is ...
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How can I script nvidia display setting changes?

I have my tv connected to my Windows XP pc's nvidia GeForce 8500 GT. I am constantly switching between single display and clone display. Is there a way to script these settings? I would be fine ...