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Please help trying to connect a laptop to T.V.

Posted by philandbev - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by philandbev - 9 years ago

I now have a full screen, thanks for your help.


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Posted by philandbev - 9 years ago

Thanks for the quick replies guys, will have a look now.

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Posted by johnners-660966 - 9 years ago

Hi PhilandBev,

It sounds as if your computer isn't set up to feed your TV with the correct resolution and refresh rate. Take a look at your TV handbook it will list what resolution it supports...

...then on your PC click the start button and select 'control panel' click 'display' then click 'settings' Match the settings to the info in the TV handbook...

...now click 'advanced' and adjust the refresh rate to match what's given in the handbook. You should now have a full size picture on your TV. Once you have then you'll need to 'apply' these settings and restart your computer.

You may also need to tell your PC how to handle the HDMI feed. Do you want your TV to act as a second monitor or mirror whatis on your PC's screen. How this is set-up is dependent on your PC's video card.


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Posted by amylou-666706 - 9 years ago

I just press ctrl and F4 and with each press it scrolls through different sizes, different laptops may have different settings though.

Somebody will point you in the right direction i'm sure.