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

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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 ...
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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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Laptop ->TV via HDMI Adapter - audio static and feedback

I've connecting my laptop to a TV using an HDMI Adapter. I am experiencing a audio feedback issue and hearing static and clicking while watching a movie. OS is Vista, I have tried multiple HDMI ...
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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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TV-PC via HDMI trouble

I connected my TV to my PC(it's the only screen I have connected to it, the HDMI cable works) and after the Windows logo, nothing shows up, just the TV showing HDMI3 port, although PC is running. It ...
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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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HDMI output trimmed on all sides

I connected my 900x3c to a Bravia TV via HDMI. Unfortunately, no matter what resolution I choose, the picture is trimmed on all sides (even though I feed it proper 16:9 ratio). I'm not sure, but the ...
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Zotac NVida GT640 2GB Video Card Mini HDMI output

I cannot get my 42" Samsung TV to show my computer on the HDMI cable which has a mini HDMI cable hooked to the computer. It works fine if I use the DVI connections from the tv to the computer but I ...
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TV connected to PC doesn't catch signal when PC returns from stand-by

I have a media center PC with Windows 8 which is connected to my TV (from DVI to HDMI). When idle, the PC goes into stand-by. But when the PC comes back from stand-by, the TV doesn't get a signal ...
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Analog Tv Tuner drivers for ubuntu

I was searching for the Analog usb (stick) tv tuner card for Ubuntu, but I have not found single such tv tuner card with ubuntu drivers available. I tried to search for the open source tv tuner ...
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USB Flash Drive that can Recieve Files Wirelessly/Remotely

I am looking for a USB Flash Drive that I can send files to wirelessly/remotely; one that I can transfer files to without actually having to plug it into a computer that the files are on. Does anyone ...
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No sound from computer HDMI port On RCA TV

So, I have a bit of a mystery, I have 2 Emachines EL1210-09s and a Acer AX3400G-U4802. The Emachines and Acer are pretty much identical. Both have AMD Athlon X2 processors. Both have Nvidia chip sets, ...
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How can I increase the resolution of PC's output image for TV?

If right-click desktop and go to Properties/Settings/Screen resolution, I can choose one of the following: 800x600 1024x768 1152x864 1280x720 1280x768 1280x800 1280x960 1280x1024 And for my screen ...
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Watch TV on computer through cable input

I have a DANY USB TV BOX U-1050 (please see attached picture). And, I have a normal TV aerial cable (For a lack of a better term, don't know the jargon) See attached picture. How do I get this ...
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HDMI Display: Make the TV always show the current video playing

When I connect my laptop to my TV via a HDMI cable it shows the laptop screen. This allows me to play videos on my laptop and view them on my TV screen. But if I open another window, say an internet ...
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How do I connect my laptop (VGA port) to a TV (HDMI port only)

I have a laptop which has a VGA port only. I want to connect it to a TV which has a HDMI port only. As expected, the TV has a HDMI cable only. So, what would be the simplest way to connect my laptop ...
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Macbook Pro -> LCD TV wireless display options?

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro which is running Lion (can upgrade to Mountain Lion if needed), and an LG LCD TV which is connected to and controlled via a Windows PC. At times when I'm using my Macbook in ...
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Should a HDMI cable go to the receiver first or directly to the TV? [closed]

I have a receiver for my stereo system and a TV. I am wondering how I should hook these up. Right now I currently have everything (DVD player, Xbox, TV box) all going to the receiver and then one ...
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How to output HD Video for a photo slideshow to a TV for purposes of a giant photo frame

Hi guys I am thinking about getting a 32 LED HD TV to serve as a big photo frame on the wall. But I need a small/discrete or wireless? way to output video to it, does anyone have ideas on how I can ...
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Gateway NV59C (Windows 7) Connecting to a tv via HDMI

I have connected my laptop to my tv via HDMI cable, and I get a picture on my tv, however, my tv does not put audio out; instead the laptop plays the audio. How do I switch it, so my tv plays the ...
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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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using old laptop as connection to wireless tv

Fact A: I recently got an old laptop back from a friend (a lenovo X61, still quite a decent machine) who doesn't need it anymore. Fact B: Some of my friends are boasting about their Apple TV's, ...
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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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How to get TV image to computer? [closed]

I have a TV (LG55LM620T) with Mini-SCART (RGB) out and a All-In-One computer (Acer Aspire 7600U) with HDMI In on it. How can I transfer the TV-image to the computer? Any converter for SCART Mini to ...
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IGMP v3 multicasted television through router with IGMP v2

we can connect to internet using LAN cable at out student's dormatory. We can watch multicasted television on our computers using VLC media player. Everything works fine this way. I decided to buy ...
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One HDMI-cable to send video/sound alternately both ways?

I have a TV and a kind of HTPC*, both with HDMI-out/in. Now I want to connect these so that I can both send the TV-signal to the HTPC HDMI-input and send the HTPC display-signal to the TV HDMI-input. ...
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Connect 42" 1080p TV instead of monitor to Mac Mini

I have very certain question coming from very certain conditions. I have a big TV (42 inches, 1920×1080). It has HDMI (more than one) and VGA ports. I tried to connect Windows 8 laptop to it and that ...
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Share internet connection with LAN TV (one step further to use it with Android device)

I have bought a LED TV with LAN port. I successfully shared the wireless internet connection from my laptop to the TV with a LAN cable and now the TV is free to browse internet sites and play anything ...
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TV stream and VPN

I'm trying to see a Spanish TV channel by Internet from Germany, but nor with a Spanish proxy and neither through VPN can I see this channel. I work with Ubuntu 12.10 and This live TV channel can be ...
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HDMI Laptop to TV - Speakers cracking and popping when displaying video, but only listening to audio is fine

I'll start off by saying that I've had a few issues in getting the audio to go from the laptop to the TV but after uninstalling and re-installing the drivers a few times I got that to work. Even now ...
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Media player, black and white picture on TV

I'm having trouble with my media box Maxell MMB E50 which I recently purchased. I connect it on my Sony Triniton via cable (yellow, red and white) and i tried to connect it via scart cable on tv, ...
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Easiest way to set up a workstation with TV and multiple monitors

In my bedroom, I have a PC, two monitors, and an HD television. I'd like to set these all up to work together in two modes: Working on the PC - in this mode the two monitors should be enabled and ...
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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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Use a LCD Monitor as a TV

Firstly let me say that I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question. If it is not then it'd be nice if a moderator could move it to the appropriate forum. I have a 22" LCD Samsung ...
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Streaming application content into multiple TVs

I want to stream an application content (or desktop) into multiple TVs in a quite big salon. What should we consider? What should be our strategy? I'm from a programming background.
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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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Streaming content to Vizio TV over DLNA

I have a 55" Vizio TV. I noticed in the on screen menus that it could stream content from my PC. I even managed to browse the video files on the PC. However, my MP4 files won't play on the TV. ...