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

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Media Center setup won't complete for watching TV

I have a problem watching TV in Media Center. The TV constantly pauses 1/2 second then plays 1 second, pauses 1/2 second, plays 1 second - it is constant and does not vary. This problem occurs on all ...
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Satellite TV on my PC?

What would be a good solution for hooking up the satellite TV box (Dish network) in my room to be able to watch it on my PC and possibly record video from it? Please share with me the best cards, ...
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What’s the best way to stream video from my computer to my TV? (preferably wirelessly)

Basically I have a bunch of AVI's and such sitting around. In the past I've used an svideo/5mm [computer side] to RCA [TV side] wire that basically makes the TV act as a monitor and uses the TV as ...
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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 ...
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How to change resolution on Vista when it keeps booting to an unsupported resolution?

I have a Vista machine that used to be hooked up to a widescreen monitor, I moved and no longer have the monitor and planned to just hook it up to my widescreen TV's VGA input jack. I can see the ...
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Is there any software that tags movie metadata automatically?

I'm familiar with using MusicBrainz for MP3s. Is there an equivalent program that exists for video files?
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Using Fiddler to capture traffic from smart tv

I've set up Fiddler to capture HTTPS CONNECTs and decrypt HTTPS traffic using a certificate. Also enabled "Allow remote computers to connect" and set up the proxy on both Fiddler and my tv. It ...
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Do all the network cards use the same frequency to send signals to wire?

I am comparing my cable TV wire to my network wire. In a TV cable wire, different frequencies are used by different TV channels. And since a certain channel use a fixed frequency, I think the only ...
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How to get back freebox tv in VLC 2.1.0 and above?

Since version 2.1.0 VLC is missing the option to view Freebox TV channels (for Freebox clients in France), which was visible in Playlist - Internet - Freebox TV. Is it possible to get that back?
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Is it possible to record TV via HDMI?

Is it possible to record TV via HDMI? If so, can you recommend a way for a Windows 7 user to record TV via HDMI to a laptop?
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How do I get my desktop (windows 7) on my DLNA TV? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible? It looks like the world+dog is writing wrappers around vlc and ffmpeg to provide a DLNA server, but ...
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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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Monitor Resolution says one thing, but displays another

I have purchased a large TV for a monitor that claims it is 1080p and clearly states that its native resolution is 1920x1080, and when I hook it up using HDMI, everything does read that; But the image ...
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How to connect DLNA-ready TV to PC?

I have DLNA ready Samsung TV at home. I've tested it with my router. Everything goes well. Is it possible to connect the TV directly to a PC via ethernet cable? If so, how can configure the PC to ...
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Laptop video out to TV

My new Laptop doesn't have s-video out. However, it has a connector for a 2nd monitor. A local shop has told me that its very simple, all I need to do is get a connector from the monitor out to the ...
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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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Native resolution of 1366 by 768 on Sharp TV with home theater PC

I have a Home theater PC setup connected to a Sharp 32 inch LC-32PD5X LCD TV. I have spent some time trying to get a 1 to 1 pixel mapping at the native resolution of 1366 by 768 but have made little ...
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Does my Thinkpad T60 chipset output a composite video signal on one of the output leads

I am not a tech. How can I find out this information? EDIT: Please someone answer this. I don't really want to accept my own answer. Thanks.
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DVI to HDMI cable problem

I connect my PC to my TV using a DVI to HDMI cable. The problem is that if the resolution is higher than 720p, the image on the TV screen starts to deteriorate ( you can clearly see small green dots ...