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

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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 ...
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PC-controlled television multiplexing system for antenna, cable TV and internet

I have a large-sized house with several TVs in different places, all connected via coax to the cable company. All work fine. What I would like to do is have a system that I can feed into: The cable ...
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Can I use a Verizon FiOS DVR to watch TV on my computer via network?

My Verizon FiOS DVR is connected to our home network. Is it possible to use it as a tuner for watching (streaming) TV programs (either in real-time or recorded) on my Windows 7 machine, over the home ...
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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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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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Karaoke audio n. Issue with running audio

I currently have a specific karaoke disk with 1200 songs that does not run through my karaoke player. So what you have to do with that specific disk is play it through your PC DVD drive. So my ...
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Cheap but effective network TV (PC) [closed]

I am trying to hook my TV to the network via a PC/media device. My aim: Be able to copy movies from my PC to my TV (across rooms). Be able to then play the movie on my TV (while my PC is off). ...
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2 monitors, 1 TV mirroring either one. TV won't display signal when plugged into DVI port.

I'm trying to get 3 monitors working on my GeForce GTX 560Ti graphics card on Vista 64-bit. I am aware that I can't run 3 displays on this card. That's fine because either monitor and my TV could be a ...
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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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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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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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Can I give custom names to the inputs to my LG 32LD HDTV? [closed]

My LG HDTV lets me press the Blue button on my remote to select from a small set of names for my inputs, generic things like "Game" and "PC". Is there a hidden way to write custom names for my inputs, ...
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Intel WiDi dual display support?

I'm looking forward to purchase Intel WiDi adapter for my TV. But does WiDi support dual display? Meaning, not just translating my laptop screen to TV, but actually using both simultaneously, s.t. TV ...
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TV not detected by Windows/VGA - when there is a WHDI device in the signal chain

I'm at my wit's end with this one... I had an EVGA GTS 250, and I used to plug it's HDMI out into a WHDI sender, which transmitted to its corresponding WHDI receiver 15ft away, which then connected ...
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Can't get live TV to work in openelec

I am struggling trying to get Live TV working under openelec 3.2.0. I am using a Hauppauge 1191 WinTV-HVR-950Q tuner card, and it works under Windows 8 using the bundled software. However, tvheadend ...
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Samsung TV HDMI connection no audio

The Samsung TV model number is: LN32A450C1D When I connect my PC to the TV, there is video output but no audio output. It is only HDMI connections that do not have audio output. I have connected my ...
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Setting the screen/monitor used in windows 8

i am trying to get my Windows 8 laptop to connect to a TV screen. The problem is, i have got the wire connected into the TV, Windows 8 "detects" the other screen. So right, thats all good, i click on ...
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How can I record off my TV

My wife and I used to have a TV solution with a TV box from our TV provider, that enabled us to record what ever we wanted of from the TV. But recently we changed our provider. The new TV provider ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to drive a 3x3 videowall with HDMI + an i7 notebook?

Yesterday I saw a 3 by 3 video wall display, in which the only connection between the LED TVs are by HDMI cable from one i7 notebook. I asked the operator how he did it, and his answer sounded to me ...
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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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VLC RTP streaming to TV through LAN

I have a question I hope you can answer: I stream TV channels through my network and it works fine, but what if I have a TV that I want to connect to my LAN to view these streamed channels? Is there ...
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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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USB From PC to TV [duplicate]

I was wondering if any have an idea of how to use you pc as an external HDD for the tv, so that you get full access to the HDD from the tv, only using USB browsering. I know that this is a crazy ...
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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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Connecting TV and computer with two routers

My network is like this: A Thomson TG508v2 modem/router connects to the internet and connected to it we have: - Computer 1 - Computer 2 - An EA6500 router In the EA6500 router we have: - A TV - A ...
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Running both internet- and TV-signals on coaxial?

I have a 1) Zyxel P-2812HNU-Fx for a) home network+internet and b) landline and a 2) satellite/FTA reciever for TV. There's already a decent coaxial network going from the utility room and to all ...
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How to connect Samsung Smart TV to Receiver to Obtain Surround Sound

I have my Xbox 360, DVD player, and Satellite Receiver all connected via HDMI to my stereos receiver. From the receiver I have one output cable going into the TV via HDMI. The problem I'm having is ...
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PC doesnt regonize television

I have a sony bravia tv that i need to connect to my computer. When i try to connect it to my laptop it works fine however when i try with my standard pc it doesnt even regonize. The laptop is about ...
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how do i play 3d games on my tv from my laptop?

i have this Dell 3D laptop. i have this Samsung 3D TV. (including 3d glasses, hdmi, bluray player, anything) How can i play 3D games (that require 3D glasses) from the laptop, on my Samsung TV ...
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No signal found Spectre X40 LCD TV, hdmi

I hope this is relevant to this forum. I am attempting to connect a small Android powered device with an HDMI output to a Spectre X40 LCD Television. No matter which port I use, I still receive a ...
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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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Live stream laptop screen to TV via LAN? [closed]

I have OBS which can stream my computers monitor to the internet but I need to setup a server that will let my TV, iPod, etc. connect to it to view the screen. I'm trying to achieve the lowest delay ...
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How to connect laptop to CRT TV

I have a Panasonic Quintrix CRT TV which has SCART point and I have a Sony Vaio laptop with VGA 15 pin and HDMI USB port. Planning to connect my laptop to tv using following items, Option 1 SCART to ...
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Share external USB HDD between PC and TV

I bought an external hard drive which I would like to use for media storage. I managed to connect the HDD to the USB port of my wireless router and to use it as a network drive. So I can save movies ...
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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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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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Watching satellite tv from laptop's monitor

I have a satellite TV decoder with the following plugs: which are HDMI, RS232, TV/VCR, TV SCART plugs respectively. I'd like to watch TV on my laptop (an ASUS S550C). I was told that it's not ...
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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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Get my TV to work with 2 monitors

I'm using the Club Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics card. It has 2 DVI ports as well as a single HDMI port. My 2 monitors are connected through the DVI ports and I put them on extended background so I can ...
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How would I get a GeForce 9500 GT to pass audio via DVI to an HDMI display?

I have a GeForce 9500 GT and the latest Nvidia drivers. It has 2 DVI ports. One is connected to a normal monitor, the other is connected to a HDTV, connected via a really long DVI-to-HDMI cable The ...
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Can I connect my laptop to my non HD TV via a USB to A/V cable to watch movies and YouTube?

I have an older non HD TV with A/V jacks and want to use it as a monitor with sound. I want to use a USB to A/V cable to do this. Will that work?
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Recording CCI-flagged content with CableCARD tuner to NAS drive

Has anyone been able to record CCI 0x02 programming to a NAS drive with a CableCARD tuner, like Ceton's InfiniTV or the Hauppauge WinTV DCR-2650? And have any ARGUS TV or PseudoTV deployments with ...
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Connecting headphones to TV to hear sound from PS3 [closed]

I am seeking information regarding whether this is possible. Here is the current set-up: Sony TV (I will get info regarding model) connected to PS3 via HDMI. Sony TV has a headphone jack. What I ...
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Use a macbook Air for watching TV using thunderbolt

I have a dish tv connection. The receiver has a VGA out port and an AV output port. I want to see the tv on my macbook air. My question is - Can I use a thunderbolt to VGA cable to view TV on my ...