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How do I change the default monitor in multiple monitor PC?

I got 2 monitors. Sharp and Samsung. The Samsung one is the bigger one and obviously I want to watch movie maximize bluestacks on that one. Start menu is on my SHARP tv. If I go full screen with ...
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Funai 32" TV As PC Monitor - Resolution mismatch

I currently have my Funai 32" TV plugged into my Dell Dimension E521 desktop computer. My current resolution is 1024x768 and I would like to increase this. My TV apparently supports 2048x1536. I'm ...
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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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368 views

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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24 views

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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14 views

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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47 views

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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76 views

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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1answer
29 views

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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152 views

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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0answers
125 views

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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0answers
17 views

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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1answer
103 views

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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0answers
180 views

Incorrect display color when connecting computer to TV

I have a desktop running Windows 7. When I try to connect it to a Sony TV using VGA, the color on the TV's display changes. If I connect it back to a monitor, it looks proper. What is happening?
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15 views

How do I turn a shared computer back into a shared media drive?

There is an external hard drive that is set up as a shared media device for a TV. I tried to hook up my the library on my desktop as a shared media drive to watch movies from my computer on the TV. ...
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0answers
19 views

External HDD is not accessible after using on TV [duplicate]

I cannot see any files on my external hard drive after using on TV. I have already posted details in this post. I can repair some files using recovery software, but I would like to know a reason of ...
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0answers
298 views

How do I set up two digital TV tuners in windows media center?

I've been using Windows Media Center on Windows Home Premium for some time now with a single PCTV nanostick T2 and it works great to receive both standard and high def shows. I've just bought another ...
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2answers
83 views

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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86 views

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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1answer
278 views

Flash disk is readable in TV but on plug in PC ,win freeze when want open it

I have a Silicon Power flash disk, and I'm wondering why I can open its files properly on a TV, but in win7 or opensuse 12.3 I can't even see the list of its files or format it. When I try to do ...
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0answers
63 views

How do I flag which recorded TV and media files I've watched?

I have a load of TV which my Windows 7 Home Premium Media Center has recorded and a load of series which I've ripped from my own DVD's. I constantly find myself having to go back and re-watch the ...
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0answers
1k views

Why won't my PC display to my TV?

I've got a desktop computer running Windows 7, with an "Inter(R) 82945g Express Chipset Family" video card. I also have a Sony Bravia KDL-40S5100 TV, which has a VGA port. I can hook the desktop up ...
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0answers
102 views

Video flickers on TV (mac mini, win7 + hdmi)

When playing video from my computer displayed on my TV the quality is not what I expected. When the video pans from side to side to horizontal lines appear in on the TV - as if the graphics card is ...
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0answers
164 views

Watch Live TV from Windows Media Center on a remote Computer? Not in the same house (I do have VPN)

I have a computer running a USB Tuner in one house. I want to watch it in another location. I have tried Mediaportal (didn't work) and Remote Potato. I currently use Splashtop to stream it to another ...
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1answer
201 views

Preserve encryption identity/key moving Windows Media Center to new install of Windows 7

My computer is Windows 7 Home Premium x64 with Media Center and a pre-installed TV-Tuner card. I have a collection of movies and tv programs that I have recorded using Media Center. As I understand ...
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1answer
456 views

TV device disapears when turned off when connected via HDMI to PC

I have 2 monitors and 1 TV hooked up as a monitor to a 660 ti GPU (this works when all on). When the TV is off, there is no visible device to extend a display to but when it's on there is. I wanted to ...
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1answer
1k views

Laptop detects HDMI connection but won't display anything

I have an old HP laptop running Windows 7. When I connect my TV with an HDMI connector I can see the second screen show up on the windows display settings. It even recognizes the brand and size of the ...
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3answers
2k views

Share HD between laptop and Panasonic TV

I have a 1TB Western Digital USB external hard drive, which I originally wanted to use solely with my Panasonic Viera TV for recording missed programs, etc. This setup was fully functional, but I now ...
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1answer
272 views

How can I save and switch between multiple display and audio configurations in Windows 7?

I connected my PC to my TV so that I can play some games on the big screen with an Xbox controller, console style. My video card only allows 2 of its 3 outputs enabled at a time, which are currently ...
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0answers
157 views

Connecting a TV remote control to a Windows 7 Desktop?

I was just wondering how possible it is to connect a remote control to a Windows 7 system. I’m connecting the computer to a 24" TV via HDMI to be used as a TV, playing things mainly through VLC. ...
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4answers
8k views

How can I automatically switch audio to my speakers when my TV-as-2nd-monitor is not in use?

I have a normal LCD monitor as my primary monitor and an HD LCD television as a 2nd monitor (connected through HDMI). I also have a set of normal speakers for the computer (a Windows 7 machine) that ...
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1answer
554 views

Bridging two connections in windows 7

I have recently bought an Samsung UE32ES5500 and I want to connect it to the internet. Not wanting to buy an expensive Samsung wireless adapter for the TV, I've decided to use an ethernet cable. ...
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2answers
139 views

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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3answers
1k views

Why can't I get sound to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does DVI carry audio? I've got an Acer eMachine running Windows 7 64-bit and I'm hooking it up to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable. Obviously, the HDMI end of the cable ...
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2answers
2k views

What software should I use to watch TV from an external TV card?

I bought a Gigabyte U7300 DVB-T TV card, and tried it with three programs, but I still can't watch TV. Do you have any suggestion which program would be good for this card? OS is Win 7.
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1answer
643 views

extending wired network through wireless connected computer

I have a windows 7 system connected to my home network through wireless. The system has an unused wired NIC. I have installed a smart TV next to the system. I would like to connect the TV to my home ...
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2answers
3k views

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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1answer
598 views

LCD TV as VGA Monitor does not go widescreen

My PCs graphics card is a VIA UniChrome Pro III. The TV is a Digistar 27 inch LCD and supports a 1280 x 800 resolution. Under Screen Resolution in Windows 7, I can choose 1280x800 and 1280x768, but ...
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2answers
2k views

USB TV tuner hardware or software issue

I am trying to run Intex USB Tv Tuner device on Windows 7. I had installed its driver and application (honestech TVR 3.0). From the control panel, I can see that the driver is installed successfully ...
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1answer
1k views

Watch TV without using Media Center

I have a DELL Studio XPS 1640 with an inbuilt TV Tuner. The only problem is I have to use Windows Media Center to watch TV. Is it possible to set up VLC Player or some other player that can allow me ...
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1answer
561 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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2answers
4k views

Computer won't hook up to TV through HDMI

I have an Athlon based Asus motherboard with built in ATI 4500. I tried connecting it to my Samsung pn58c8000 through HDMI with no other monitor hooked up. It shows post on the TV and if I go into the ...
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3answers
139 views

Htpc connected to two rooms

My setup is like this: in the living room I have an htpc, plasma (vga and dvi connections directly to the htpc), reciever (connected via optic, no hdmi :( but connected to an awesome set of speakers). ...
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4answers
2k views

No TV-Out on Windows 7 with Nvidia Geforce 9400GT

I have Windows 7 x64 and a Nvidia Geforce 9400GT video card. I have connected my TV (SANSUI LCT40SD SAKURA) to my computer/video card with S-Video. When I try to set up multiple displays in Nvidia ...
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1answer
239 views

What is the meaning of the two different recording icons used in Windows 7 Media Center?

I am using Windows 7 Media Center with a digital TV tuner. If I am watching live TV and then use the mouse to bring up the control buttons at the bottom of the screen and press the record button once, ...
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4answers
13k views

How to record tv to network share with Windows Media Center?

Well, you would think that Windows 7's new MediaCenter would be up to the task of recording your TV to a network share/drive. Too bad, it looks like it's just not possible. I have a windows 2008 R2 ...
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How can I stop my laptop display from flickering when I connect my TV?

I have a laptop with an HDMI output port running Vista, and an HDTV with HDMI input ports. The laptop is set to extend its desktop onto a second monitor. When I connect the computer to the TV with ...
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2answers
5k views

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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4answers
7k views

Windows 7 - Can't get my TV working as primary display with nVidia 7900GS

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 RTM (from MSDN) on my HTPC, which is connected to a 42" Magnavox LCD TV via component cables to my nVidia 7900GS. Everything was fine through the installation ...
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4answers
550 views

Upgrade Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium - will I lose recorded TV?

I'm seriously considering upgrading to Windows 7 on release, especially now that the UK price for doing so is actually reasonable for once, but am worried about losing the ~600GB of TV that I have ...