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

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LCD TV through HDMI without duplicating display

I have an LCD TV that is connected to the PC with a HDMI cable. I usually select "Duplicate these displays" in display options. This also means that both the monitor and TV will do the same thing. Is ...
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iso movie for watching on TV [closed]

I've downloaded movie which is in .ISO extension file. When I open it using Deamon Tools I can see three folsers: Any!,BDMV,CERTIFICATE. Is it possible to place this movie on portable HDD to watch it ...
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Connecting PC to tv (using VGA)

I'm trying to connect my laptop to my TV, to use an old laptop as a HTPC. The laptop only has VGA connection, so using HDMI, DVI or DVI-S is not an option. The laptop has windows 7 home, and the TV ...
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PCI Tv Tuner not receiving signal

I inherited an Angel II PCI Dual TV Tuner card, popped it into my computer's PCI slot, plugged in my coax cable, but am having trouble getting any type of signal to it. The computer I am using is ...
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Cropped picture in TV when connecting laptop to TV with HDMI

I have this TV http://www.hdtvsolutions.com/pdf/LC370SL8.pdf and an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. When connecting the latop to the TV with HDMI I set the resolution 1280x720 on the TV (it's strange, ...
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I want to watch BBC IPlayer and ITV Player in Bahrain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my IP address appear to be from another country? How do I go about watching British TV programmes on British websites in Bahrain? They recognise that I am ...
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Having a different display on the Laptop and HDMI TV [closed]

I need help in getting my Laptop and TV (HDMI) displays working. Is it possible to be doing stuff on the laptop without showing on the TV, just like using a projector and a laptop? For example: ...
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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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Is it possible to copy recordings off of a DVR box hard drive? [closed]

My cable TV company gives me a Cisco Explorer 8640HDC DVR box that can record shows from TV. I know that it contains a hard drive to save the shows on. What format and file system are used to store ...
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Samsung 32" LCD TV as PC Monitor, resolution problems

I have a Samsung LE32C450 TV connected to my Nvidia 7300LE via the VGA connector. I managed to obtain 1360x768 resolution (after some work, NVidia driver, Nvidia-settings, xrandr, cursing to every ...
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External TV tuner for my monitor?

I'm living in the dorms at the moment. So, I have access to the standard TV cable. The problem is that I have only HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports in my monitor(it's a monitor after all). I was wondering if ...
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failed to connect Acer AS 4736ZG to TV through HDMI

It's my sister's laptop and I just got a new HDMI cable for her. After she connected the laptop to her LCD TV, she found out that pressing Fn+F5 doens't work at all, both TV and laptop screen didn't ...
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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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Can I watch full HD Videos on a supported TV from a laptop without a full HD display?

I have a notebook with 1366 × 768 screen resolution but with an HDMI out port, that can be connected to my TV. My TV has an HDMI input port and supports a screen resolution of 1920 × 1080. Is it ...
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Plug a laptop without a screen to tv?

I have this old laptop with a half broken screen(hp 8510w). I tried to plug to my tv (LG Flatron M2780D). I used HDMI without any problem, except the tv detected automatically the laptop only once ...
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Need wireless screen clonning and streaming media

I have a LG TV which has USB input (play divx, xvid, mkv, everything) and I would like to connect it wirelessly to my notebook so I can play files directly from it's hd. I have found some solutions ...
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Ethernet without cables

I have a Wi-Fi router and is going to buy a TV. Our Internet provider also offers TV service, it gives for free a special receiver, which is connected with Ethernet and HDMI cables to the router and ...
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Alternative to WinTv 7

Hi WinTv doesn't seem to be very stabe. I have to reroutinely restart it in order for to record. I was wondering if there 's an alternative that supports Hauppauge HVR-900H usb tuner. Also it should ...
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How can I stream a game through VLC to my TV?

Is there a viable solution that can stream live input from PC games such as Left 4 Dead to the TV, possibly using DLNA? I've found a lot of streaming hard- and software, but they're all about sharing ...
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Can't play movie on TV with DTS audio codec

Most movies have DTS audio codec but my TV can't play it. Is there anything can be done about it? Maybe somehow change codec? Or maybe you can download audio in separate file? If it matters I play it ...
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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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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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A GFX card with two DVI and one HDMI with audio? [closed]

I haven't upgraded my PC for a while nor kept up to date with pc hardware since 2007, but have recently come up with a requirement and I am wondering if I can solve it! Are there any graphics cards ...
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Unexpected shutdown due to PCI card

I've got a home theatre PC which I built myself and have been using for about 4.5 years now without issue - the only components that have ever needed replacing have been the case fans. Recently, I've ...
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HDMI Laptop to TV No Audio from TV

I have a T Series Gateway laptop. When I use the HDMI port to look at video on a remote screen no sound gets transmitted to the remote screen's speakers.
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How do I watch youtube on my TV using a netbook or media computer?

I'm based in the UK. I'd like to watch iplayer, 4od, youtube etc on my TV. I've looked at the Roku box, but as far as I can gather this doesn't support youtube or 4od. I don't have cable in my area ...
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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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Playing 3D mkv on 3D TV

I just bought a brand new LG 42LW4500 TV with enabled 3D think its passive any how i have an option to convert 2D > 3D i also got a full set of normal 3D Glases. Now today i downloaded a 3D movie ...
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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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.WMV / .ASF files downloaded with SDP Downloader cannot be seeked on an LG TV streamer

I've downloaded WMV files from an MMS server with SDP Downloader. They are seekable on Windows Media Player, but when I try to play them on my LG television (with its built-in streamer), seeking ...
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connecting iPad to a TV [closed]

I have an iPad and I am interested in buying a TV for it, so I can watch online videos with the iPad providing the input. I guess my questions are the following: What type of connection should I ...
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How do I fix problems with screen when connecting a netbook to tv via VGA and audio cable?

I have connected my Eee pc netbook to tv with VGA and audio cable. The first few times it worked wonderfully. Now it connects and you see and hear the screen however the screen on the TV is off to the ...
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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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Is there a multichannel digital TV tuner? [closed]

Is there such thing as multichannel digital tuner? I have a digital TV at home and I want to capture 10-11 channels. All tuners I've found support only once channel at a time. The only solution I ...
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How to control 2 similar monitors from Samsung with Logitech Harmony?

My Problem Yesterday I set up a new Samsung T24A350 for my PC. The monitor has a build-in TV receiver and a remote control. Unfortunately I also have a Samsung TV and whenever I use the monitors ...
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Fast DLNA sharing server

I'm using AllShare software for my Samsung TV. The problem is, my media library is very large, and after adding something, Allshare PC application needs to be updated. Updates goes very slow: ...
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Can I use a plain VGA to Component converter to connect to a TV?

I bought a VGA to Component cable converter. Would this work to connect my Windows 7 PC to my TV (it has the standard input I use for the Wii), or do I need some kind of "smart" converter?
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What´s the reason for a monitor/TV (lcd) to turn off the view

My current Monitor/TV (Flatron M2794DP by LG) suddenly started to turn off the image after 2-3 sec. You can view everything from every possible source until it turns black. This happens on all ...
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SmartTV connected to a Client Bridge mode Router is invisible to the network

I have a Samsung SmartTV (UE40D5700) and I want to connect it to the internet. Since it has no built-in WiFi, the only commercial option Samsung gives is to buy their own wifi bundle (70$) (no other ...
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How do I convert .tsl video files from my Philips TV to a more common file format?

I have a Philips 6606H TV, which can record file onto my external hard drive via USB. The files are recorded into a .tsl file, which I have now copied to my Windows 7 PC hard drive. Now, I want to ...
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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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Copy-proof flash drive

I'm looking for a solution that make it possible to make a flash drive which protects the data from being copied so that the data is data could be "played" only The main aim for the flash drive is to ...
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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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Convert a LCD HD monitor to a tv?

I have a 22" 1080p HD monitor that I used to use to stream netflix from my computer. Now I want to: Use my computer (or a Roku) to stream Hulu & Netflix. Then also use it to connect to a over ...
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Can I go from DVI to HDMI v1.4 to a TV that supports HDMI 1.3?

Would it be possible to convert DVI to HDMI (version unknown), then use a HDMI 1.4 cable to a TV which was created for HDMI 1.4? Consider my "scheme" below: (m = male, f = female) DVI (m) → HDMI ...
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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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FiOS signal bradcast

Can I connect the FiOS set top output coaxial cable to my MOCA wifi/router input so to broadcast the unscrambled signal to my Roku Boxes?
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Resolution setting for 32 inch LCD TV as a PC monitor

I am using a 32 inch LCD TV as a PC monitor. And I have NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS graphics card. But unfortunately the highest resolution offered in my display settings is 1360x768. I want to know ...
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Connecting 3 monitors via HDMI

I am trying to hook 3 tv's up to one computer all via HDMI. This setup has already been installed and I do not have the option to switch to a DVI connection or use VGA. I have this graphics card: ...
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Can this DVD Player Play Modern File Formats? [closed]

I'm trying to get a TV with a Sony DVP-S560D CD/DVD Player going. They would like play some videos from the internet on it. Will the Sony DVP-S560D play MP4 files, AVI files, video CDs or do these ...