Questions tagged [tv]

Television. Can be used to display video and project audio or it can be used for video display only. Questions regarding the functionality and usage of TVs to watch broadcast programmes are off-topic.

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difference between LED TVs and monitors

Some people recommend not to watch TV from a close distance yet we all are stuck to our monitors without any issues. I wonder if computer monitors have some special eye protection mechanisms not built ...
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How to connect only video output of a video player to TV connected to HP Laptop via HDMI while use Laptop remotely for other purpose also?

I have my personal HP laptop connected to TV via HDMI. And there is no issue to see display of my Laptop on TV alone or extend to both or whatever. But while my family watching some stuff I would ...
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Can all TV connection sockets in Germany be used for Internet? [closed]

I'm living in Munich (Germany) and my girlfriend wants to have internet in her room. There are multiple providers which offer internet through TV cable, but there is no information on how exactly this ...
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How to enable TV display with MultiMonitorTool or similar?

I have two monitors and one TV connected to same computer with Windows 10. An image I found online to describe the setup I know I can choose to extend or duplicate, or not, to second screen doing ...
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Wireless project PC screen to TV without WiDi or Miracast

I have a WiFi router holding the whole LAN of my home. My TV connects to the router through the wireless network. My PC doesn't have a wireless adapter, so it connects to the router through a cable ...
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my laptop cant play video on Youtube using TV

Hi I connected my laptop to my tv but i can't videos in Youtube cant sync it can play well in my laptop screen but in my tv its like frozen Tried it on netflix and it is playing well also tried ...
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Momentary Black Screen on PC When Using Graphics-Intensive Apps

I've been having a small issue thats really bothering me with my newly built PC. When I do something like minimize Edge, open the Netflix app from the windows store, close the Netflix app, etc, it ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI (PC->TV)

I would like to mirror my PC monitor to TV. I have a cable with two types of ports. The PC side is DisplayPort and TV side is HDMI. After first connecting it was successfully mirrored, but after ...
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PC won't recognize Philips TV

When I connect my Windows 10(latest enterprise build) to my old Philips 42PFL3604H/12 the PC/TV via HDMI just won't connect. That's it. The TV won't appear on device manager nor on Nvidia's control ...
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1080p HD TV as Monitor - What Determines Resolution?

I am trying to use a 46" Sony Bravia 1080p HD TV (from 2010) as a computer monitor. To connect it to the PC, I bought a DisplayPort-to-HDMI cable that "supports video resolutions up to 1920x1200 and ...
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Asus Zenbook/Samsung MU6103 Miracast keeps on disconnecting after 10 minutes

I have a: Asus Zenbook UX430UNR laptop with latest Windows 10 Pro Version 1909 Samsung UA55MU6103WXXY 4K Smart TV with latest firmware 1280.5 When I connect the Asus laptop to the Samsung Smart TV ...
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FFmpeg Formatting for DLNA?

I've been having some issues with DLNA on my Visio E32-C1 TV. I'm running a miniDLNA server from my basement which works well for the TV. However, some shows that I want to watch must have some non ...
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connect a wired TV box to internet through a linux PC

I have an Amino Aria 7X TV box. This device does not support WIFI. It can access internet if I connect it with an ethernet cable to a TP-link access point in client mode, which is connected to my ...
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Laptop HP Spectre USB-C Hub Using HDMI 4K to Monitor and TV

I have a HP Spectre x360 - 13-w020ca specs can be found here HP SPECS Laptop Specs I have a USB HUB from amazon a vava usb c Vava USB HUB When I use the hub to connect my laptop to my 4k vizio tv ...
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TV as display that rotates multiple monitors

I have multiple monitor setup and I wish to show the screens on a TV one at a time for "X" second intervals before showing the next. Preferable that I can specify which screens (ie may only be 2 of ...
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Miracast not working? TV supports, PC supports and sees TV as device, just can't project

I'm trying to mirror my desktop's screen on my TV, the setup is the following: Windows 10 Pro Desktop connected to router via gigabit. LG Smart TV connected to the same router on wifi.ac dxdiag ...
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How do Google products detect the presence of a smart TV or allow YouTube casting? [closed]

I have a smart TV with YouTube app. I seen that the existence of the smart TV is detected by my phone’s YouTube application as well as Chrome/Chromium browsers on phone as well as on desktop. This ...
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Cable TV works but Internet doesn’t after the cable company buried their cable connection to my place

New WOW! cable service was working fine. Then they buried the cable and now there is no Internet connection and some local channels are no longer there (AMC TBS etc. work fine but there seems to be a ...
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No Sound on TV when Laptop connected through HDMI, but is listed as Default Device

Yesterday I was watching netflix on my TV through my laptop, using the HDMI cable, it was working just fine. But this morning when I plugged it in, there is absolutely no sound. Both the TV and the ...
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Can I make VIZIO TV wake when plugged into MacBook Pro?

I have a 40" VIZIO V405-G9 TV that I use as an external monitor with my 2018 MacBook Pro on Mojave. My only real complaint is that there doesn't seem to be a way to have it wake up when I plug it in. ...
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Can I watch avi/mp4 files from a Mac on a TV set with an USB plug

Note : this older question(Watching DVDs from a PC on a TV) is an almost-duplicate of my question here, except that it's for a Windows computer instead of a Macintosh, and all the answers given there ...
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HDMI Splitter 2 different size tv's

I have an HP Laptop that I use for my karaoke business. I use an HDMI splitter and usually have no problems. A new venue that I started has an 80inch TV on the stage and the owner wants me to hook ...
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Frequent disconnection when using WiFi connection between laptop and smart TV

I'm trying to watch movie from my laptop (Win 10) to a Samsung Smart TV using Wifi connection which I believe is an AllShare feature. Problem is it gets disconnected frequently between my laptop and ...
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Need Windows Monitor drivers for Sceptre X322BV-SRD

I recently replaced my dead Sceptre X325BV-FMDR with a replacement, Sceptre X322BV-SRR, however, all that seems to be available monitor driver wise is the Generic PnP Monitor. It is functional, but ...
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Is a Dolby Vision TV compatible with HDR10 content?

I apologize if this isn't the correct forum to ask, I couldn't find the right place (please redirect me if necessary). My father recently bought a Toshiba 43" 4K UHD HDR LED Fire Smart TV model on ...
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Samsung TV “Mode not supported”

I have a Samsung SyncMaster 932MW LCD TV from 2008, which I connected to my Asus VivoBook S with Windows 10 build 1903 via HDMI as a secondary monitor. Even though I have set the resolution to 1440 x ...
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I would like to connect 10 different monitors or TVs with different content - to one computer. Is this possible?

I would like to connect 10 different monitors that are running 10 different power point presentations - to one computer. Is this possible??
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Windows Showing Up On Different Screen

I have a Mac Pro connected to 2 displays and a television (Input 1) and a mac mini connected to a 3rd display and the same television (Input 2). The issue: I have both inputs for the TV connected, ...
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unable to cast from youtube to Samsung Smart TV

I cannot now cast from youtube to Samsung Smart tv,whenever I select the cast tab from Google Chrome,it now displays no devices found. I changed my device name to cast a few days ago on Samsung Smart ...
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Windows 10 - HDMI disconnect after turning TV off

I have Windows 10 on my HTPC - MacMini (late 2012) connected via HDMI to my receiver which is connected to TV. My problem is that HDMI disconnect every time when I turn off my TV. Next time I have to ...
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HDMI disconnects very quickly after connecting

My computer is running Intel HD620 Graphics. Windows 10 The TV is a Panasonic Tx40C300B The TV has two HDMI ports on the back of it and the PC is connected via HDMI to one of them. When selecting ...
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Connect two monitors to two HDTVs

Good day to all, I would like to request for some help here. Let me say sorry in advance for the broken English. I have a pc connected to two monitors. Let's call them Monitor A and Monitor B. What I ...
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HDMI TV capped at 24 Hz

Two weeks ago, I bought a new Lenovo Y540 (81SXCTO1WW) with a 144 Hz screen. That screen works well, and the switchable graphics (Intel UHD 630 and Nvidia RTX 2060) also work properly. I have updated ...
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How to prevent clipped screen edges on my TV, HDMI-connected?

I'm going to start with the problem statement: My TV over HDMI cuts edges of the picture. Obviously, most of these problems I have found in the search, point to the cable... But I don't think this ...
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How to get rid of duplicate wireless display instances?

When I try to connect to a wireless display on my network, I always end up seeing a bunch of copies of one TV. It looks like this, with the "[TV] Samsung 6 Series (55)" being the offending party. I'd ...
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Override Windows 10 1903 stereo only sound limit to TV via HDMI

How to force Windows 10 1903 to output multichannel audio to a TV via HDMI? === For some reason I have to connect my Intel NUC NUC8i3CYSM directly to a TV which is connected to a multichannel AV ...
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DLNA cast to tv with convert

I like to watch Anime on my TV, but have to use HDMI cable to be able to watch subtitles which are "specific" due to fonts used. Normally I can cast from my PC to my TV except case when subtitles ...
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Why does an HDTV, plugged into my computer, not show a proportional amount of content?

I am using a Dell Inspiron i7559. For compatibility reasons, I have downgraded the resolution to 1080p from the usual 4K. When I plug my Samsung 32" 1080p Smart TV in via HDMI, even in extend mode, it ...
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HDMI don't works @ 60hz nor have HDR, when through DVI to HDMI adapter works @ 60hz, still no HDR

I brought a new TV, TCL model P65US. My pc have a Gigabyte GTX 1060. When i connect the PC to TV through HDMI cable (2.0), it doesn't show any image (the screen gets black), unless i make an option ...
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How to get audio output from a TV box to a Dell Inspiron 3537 laptop

I've got a TV box that is connected via Ethernet cable to the same router that my PC is. The only output the TV box has are one HDMI, one AV, and one SPDIF. And I'm trying to think of a way to get ...
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sharp lc19sb27ut black bars on side with HDMI Cable (Used as PC monitor)

Link to manual for TV Okay. So Up until I had NVIDIA optimize DOOM 2016 for my GPU, my second monitor (the TV) was working fine. Then DOOM attempted to run the game on my second monitor, which has ...
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Force PC to Output 4k 60hz

Ok so I have a bit of a strange setup that I'm trying to get working. I bought a brand new LG C8 OLED 4K TV and put it in my livingroom. I own a new gaming PC that's in my office (on a different ...
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Way to reset application after Windows 10 shrinks the virtual desktop?

We have a LG 4k TV connected to a laptop, to be used as a second monitor connected via HDMI. Generally speaking, it works well. The only issues arise when the monitors shut off to save power (this ...
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New RTX 2060 GPU stop working after spark came while plugging in HDMI from PC to TV

It's 1 day old RTX 2060 (just built a new PC). I tried to connect my PC to LG TV using HDMI connection after plugged in the TV cable to electrical connection after power surge. Then, spark came from ...
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TV Satellite receiver not connecting to WiFi

I have a satellite receiver to which I have connected a USB WiFi antenna into one of the ports and it works and picks up nearby WiFi networks. The problem is that whenever I try to connect to my own ...
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How can I connect my TV with HDMI in windows 7?

I have a dual booted system, win 7 and win 10. How can I connect my TV with HDMI in windows 7? It does work in Windows 10, so it seems a software glitch, not a hardware one. Maybe the better ...
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Blue tint on right half of tv screen

I bought a used display tv from Walmart. It's a philips model 55pfl5602 f7, with 4k ultra HD. I've tried adjusting every setting on the tv, but the right side is always bluer. Is there a way to fix it?...
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“MP4” files unreadable in TV/Video players but readable in my PC and phone

I download series(.mp4 files) with my phone and copy them into the USB flash memory using OTG adapter and see them in the TV or the video player. But this week I downloaded 3 files as always but got ...
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Streaming an analog TV signal in a website

a local news channel wants to stream their signal on their website, and also they want to take advantage of the Pre-Roll ad system (OTT). I've made some research and this might be achieved using ...
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Can I get internet on my laptop by connecting it to my TV via an Ethernet cable?

Can I get internet on my laptop by connecting it to my TV via an Ethernet cable? My TV is connected to a smart TV antenna via a coaxial cable like this item on Amazon: ”HDTV Antenna, Indoor Digital ...

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