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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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Windows - Stream screen over network to Smart TV (DLNA)

How to live stream Windows screen to DLNA capable Smart TV (Samsung) on the same network? So far I have found 1 Windows application, that should be able to do this - it's TVersity Screen Server - but ...
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Laptop hooked to TV shows wrong resolution when only displaying on TV, but correct when duplicating displays

I know there are a lot of posts about TV resolution, but none seemed to match my scenario. I'm running Windows 10 enterprise. I have a laptop, native resolution set to 1080. TV's resolution is also ...
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Ubuntu os crashes whith secon monitor attached with 'adjust to tv' enabled

I try to disable a setting that only appears when using two monitors,while using one monitor: When using 2 monitors, under 'Settings > Displays' there appears a sub menu, in which one can choose ...
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Monitor disconnected in control panel causing flickering in other monitors windows 10

I have a triple monitor setup that works without any issues, recently I moved spaces and now have a 55" TV I like to use for media or video games. When not in use I disconnect this monitor via ...
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Android TV not correctly identified by Windows 10 for wireless display

On windows, if I go to Settings > Display > Connect to a wireless display, my TV is not listed there. But, if I go to Settings > Devices, it is listed under "Other devices". Same ...
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How Does My PC Wirelessly Broadcast to My Smart TV

I recently discovered my smart TV has the capability do do screen mirroring from my desktop PC. I was wondering how this worked, or what hardware allows my PC to send data to the TV? Initially I ...
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Why can't I adjust my resolution for my TV when it's connected to my PC?

I have my PC connected to three displays: 2 monitors and 1 TV. The monitors are a Dell P2211H and an ASUS VS228. The TV is an LG web OS TV Model 43UM7300PUA. The native resolution of the monitors is ...
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LG TV is detected on one Windows 10 and is not on second

Both computers support Miracast. From first (my work laptop) I am able to connect to the TV as remote display: (Wireless Card - Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265) enter image description here But ...
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Windows sets TV to wrong resolution

I'm running a 3080ti on my PC which has three devices hooked to it: 1 HDMI 4K (4096x2160) Samsung TV plugged via a Soundbar, 1 DisplayPort Ultrawide Monitor, and 1 Rift S over DisplayPort. This setup ...
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TV connected to PC via HDMI. Will it slow down?

If the TV is connected via HDMI to the computer but turned off, will it overload my computer and slow it down? Should i disconnect it from pc?
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TV not seen by Windows PCs

If have a TV (LG 47LW5400) from 2011. It refuses to display anything (reports "no signal") if I connect any Windows 10 PC to it over HDMI cable. I have tried it with a Laptop, my regular ...
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Custom scaling laptop for CRT TV

I have searched online but has not found a solution. I have a CRT tv with aspect ratio 4:3. I need to connect my laptop to the TV with HDMI to AV adapter. It works fine but I am having problems with ...
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Why do I see my TV in my Network locations, and how?

Today I've noticed that there is my TV showing in my Network locations. It looks like a shared network device and contains folders like Current Channel, Watch Satelliteand Watch TV. Unfortunately, ...
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Can DP switch be used to switch faster beween video sources with same format for HDMI TV

There is always a obvious variable switching delay between different HDMI channels for a TV. At least one reason is that each HDMI channel has its clock and the TV need to lock on to the new clock ...
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Windows 10 won't connect wirelessly to Samsung TV but it can cast videos

I have a Samsung TV, model QN65Q60RAGCZB a.k.a Q60 and Windows 10. I've been trying to connect it wirelessly to the TV using Window's native feature, but it won't find it in the list. It can, however, ...
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Desktop shortcuts for quick access to streaming specific shows on specific services

Short version: I would like to create a way to double-click Windows desktop shortcuts which open up a browser window and immediately start streaming a particular show on a particular service (Disney, ...
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TV used as monitor crashes whenever a program is dragged onto it. (Application runs fine, TV crashes)

I am using a Minicomputer that natively runs Windows 10 and has multiple video outputs. I linked one input to a Roku TV. The other input is hooked to a monitor. The monitor is the main output and ...
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How to switch between two different 3 monitor setups?

I am currently working on a fun idea. My current desktop setup has a triple monitor setup, but I had an idea of connecting my TV to my desktop, to have a console like experience without actually ...
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Is LCD TV screen technology unsuitable for regular use on a computer monitor at close viewing distance?

I have an LG Electronics 24LJ4540 (2017 Model) 24" 720p LED TV that I rarely used. I also have a Dell E2020H 19.5" computer monitor. I thought the former might be a good option to use as my ...
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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter App not available in the Windows Store for some odd reason

I know it is available because it is listed in the Microsoft website.. But the store is not showing it... Can anyone provide useful input regarding this issue? Im on Windows 8.1, its an old laptop, it ...
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Connecting TV decoder to proprietary modem via WiFi

(See below for edits after ***) I'm based in France where Orange is my ISP. I use the Orange "Livebox 4" modem, which I believe is fairly standard, and have also leased a Orange TV decoder ...
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How to use computer to watch TV and to work on computer at same time

I want to be able to use my desktop pc to do my work and surf the net, etc., using the computer monitor, and to send the signal to watch TV on the TV , at the same time. so, what components are ...
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Seeing different blacks on playing same video on tv from different devices

So I have following devices VA panel TV Anycast dongle Hdmi cable OLED display phone IPS display phone Laptop I am seeing different picture on following three arrangements OLED phone -> anycast -&...
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Issues connecting TVs as additional Windows 10 displays

I am unable to get either of two TVs to connect to my Windows 10 setup. The televisions are Westinghouse WD50FB1200 (link) and the graphics card that I intend to run them with is the Nvidia Quadro ...
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Cursor returns to center when using external screen and closing laptop lid

I have been attaching my laptop to my TV for streaming (of things I can't get on my TV). I set the laptop such that I can close the lid and not put it to sleep. The problem is, when I close the lid on ...
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BIOS screen edges cut off when displaying over HDMI to TV

I've connected my desktop computer's HDMI output to one of my TV's HDMI inputs, but when I boot up into the computer's BIOS, the left and right edges of the BIOS screen are cut off significantly. The ...
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Switch easily between 2 monitors and a TV [Windows 10]

Is there a script or something that would help me achieve easy switching between my main 2 monitors and the TV? I have two monitors that I do most of my work on, and then a TV that I want to ...
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My screen does not match my tv size in my Linux desktop

I've got a Dell Desktop connected to a TV. Borders doesn't work well in the desktop. Check the photos: TV: LG 55UM7100PB (https://www.lg.com/sg/tvs/lg-55UH615T-uhdtv) DESKTOP: DELL Precision T7400 (...
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Windows alarm on wrong audio device

I use a TV as my second monitor, I want to have an alarm that rings on my tv(really loud), I configured on BIOS for my Laptop to turn on 5 minutes before the time configured on windows alarm, but when ...
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Using a large 4K TV as 4 screens in MacOs

I am looking to buy a new TV to use it as a screen when I am smart working. I do not expect any particular connectivity problem, however I would like to split my screen in 4 desktops. Is there ...
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Subnet mask of 255.255.255.255 - Internet is still working. How?

I was playing around with my Samsung TV trying to hide other network UPnP/DLNA devices such as Sonos speakers from showing up as source inputs on the TV. I figured I would manually configure my TV to ...
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Can Sony X900H support 4K120 RGB with nVidia 30 series GPU?

The latest firmware of X900H only declare to support 4K120 from PS5 (confirmed from customer service too, any device except for PS5 is not supported officially at least for now), not PC: https://www....
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Is there such thing as underpowered HDMI?

I bought a 10 meter HDMI cable of average quality to connect my laptop (HP probook 4530s - windows 10 pro) to my LG digital TV. But although Windows and TV detect the connection via cable, it seems ...
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Connect PC to TV from VGA to HDMI

I have a PC unit with a VGA port to which I connect my monitor and it works with no problems. When I try to connect the same VGA port to the HDMI port from the TV (HDMI IN 2(DVI)) it doesn't display ...
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USB stick no longer recognized

So this has happened to 2 USB sticks I own. I have a Sony XBR-65X900F tv which takes a USB stick. I loaded some videos onto the stick from my Windows 10 computer. I then stuck the stick into the TV ...
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I'm trying to play games on my TV from my PC, but I am experiencing input lag

I connected my PC to my living room TV using a long HDMI cable and a USB extendor to connect an xbox one controller adaptor to it, so I could play wirelessly on the couch. TV is a 4k Samsung TV, but I ...
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TV cannot see USB drive since Windows 7 ran repair tool

I store media from Windows 7 to a portable NTFS USB drive and watch on my LG TV (circa 2015 model). One night I booted Win 7 with the drive already connected. Windows detected something wrong with the ...
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Go to sleep without turning off the monitor

My computer monitor is a TV set, and when there is no incoming signal, the set turns off after 10 minutes or so. There is no setting to turn it off in the TV set's settings menu. I want my PC to go to ...
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TV disappears as audio device on single display

I have two monitors and a TV connected to my Windows 10 PC. Whenever I set the TV (connected through HDMI) as the only active display, its audio device disappears from the playback devices list in ...
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2013 LED TV FH60xx Series (UN55FH6030FXZA) TV from Samsung Not Turning On

So I have a 2013 LED TV FH60xx Series (UN55FH6030FXZA) TV from Samsung that does not want to power on and my computer does not detect it as a source. The fuse is still good and the LED lamps for the ...
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Change *default* refresh rate for monitors on Windows 7

I have multi-monitor setup and i'm trying to connect my TV as another monitor. TV doesn't support 60 Hz refresh rate: when i'm enabling it in resolution&presentation screen it turns on, but there ...
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My 4K TV/monitor resets to an unsupported resolution as a single monitor

I'm running Windows 10 version 2004 and I recently bought a 4K TV. Things were OK until it decided (after a firmware update) to try and become a 3840x2160 @ 60hz TV (which isn't supported over the ...
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How to set up a RPi to act as a USB slave device?

I want to connect my Pi (or any other inexpensive device, really) to my TV via USB. This connection should have the TV as a master and the Pi as a slave. Network is not an option, as the TV supports ...
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Getting Mac movie info from command line

Is there any way to get movie info from movies in the TV (née iTunes) app on the Mac? I’m not talking about tech info from ‘mdls’; I’m talking about the info in the Info box from the app: i.e, ...
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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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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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