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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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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Connecting computer to old tv via hmi - dvi-i. No Audio [duplicate]

I moved to an apartment with an older TV. There was a DVI-I to HDMI converter with the TV already so I just plugged the HDMI from my video card to that adapter. The question is what is the best way to ...
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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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how to remote access Nvidia shield tv from windows 10?

I am trying to find way for screen share wirelessly or remote access wirelessly of my NVidia Shield tv (2015) from my Surface pro 2 with Windows 10 and blue stuck, my goal is to watch or watch and ...
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Red dots on my tv

My PC is connected with my TV through HDMI 2.0 cable and i get red dots as you can see on the image below. I get them only when option ''Show only on 1'' is activated. When I activate ''Duplicate ...
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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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Chromebook to HDMI with horizontal jitter?

I have an Asus Chromebook mirrored to my TV via a USB-C to HDMI converter and a 10' HDMI cable, all bought in mid-2019. Recently the TV is failing to display, intermittently & increasingly. The ...
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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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Running two monitors and a 4K television that only has 2 of the 3 running at one point, using a hdmi switch to flip between monitor 2 and the tv

As I said in the title my current setup uses 2 monitors and 1 TV; let's call them M1 M2 & TV. This unique set up is due to my desire to use my personal rig as both a dual monitor gaming pc and as ...
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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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Intermittent display issue

The symptom is the TV is connected and will display the computer output and then go black then blink back to the computer desktop, then back off and eventually will go to a screensaver screen but ...
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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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Clients now showing in Asus AX86U Client List

I have an Asus AX86U Router connected by Ethernet LAN to a LG OLED 48CX5LC TV. I do not see the client listed on the AX86U router client list, even while playing a Youtube video on the TV to create ...
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Why does the image on my TV not fill the whole screen until I change the refresh rate in the display adapter properties?

I have a Telefunken XU43D401 TV which is connected to my Radeon R9 280X graphics card via HDMI cable. The PC is running Windows 10 Version 2004. Whenever I switch over from the dual monitor setup on ...
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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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Dual “monitor” issues

I have a 1080p monitor that I've been using and I also have a tv (1366x768). I am trying to run both through the GPU. I also cannot run one using the integrated graphics because I have a 2600x. On ...
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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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Windows 10 and Toshiba Tv projection issues

I recently purchased a Toshiba Fire Tv and have connected it to my Windows 10 laptop via HDMI. This is the first time I have connected anything long term in this way, so its possible my expectations ...
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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 adjust display settings of Windows 10 for a TV screen

I have two OS on my laptop, linux and windows 10. I connected my laptop hdmi port to the big screen of a TV. On linux Ubuntu 20.04 the image is clear and fine, and close to what I see on the laptop ...
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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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Mirror Only One Display To TV With Multiple Monitors

I have two monitors with the display extended, and I'm trying to connect a TV and mirror the display of one of my monitors to it. The problem is that windows 10 only gives the option of mirroring the ...
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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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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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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 some movies 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 ...
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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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