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27 Aug 2009  
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hifismith View Post
Sadly, that didn't work.

I forgot to mention that everything works fine if I start the computer with the cable plugged in. That's obviously not a solution if I want to plug in quickly or disconnect and reconnect.

edit: actually, the TV needs to be on during start-up or else the computer won't find it.
Here is some info on cables: How to Make a Category 5 /5e Patch Cable

Cat5 and 6 both are 4 pairs of wires, only 4 wires are actually used to connect computers in a network. The difference between 5 and 6 is the quality of the wire, the gauge, and its improved conductivity.

Question: Can you remove and reconnect the HDMI cable safely when directly connected between the computer and receiver successfully when both are powered on? (I am not recommending you do this)

Robert
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