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Windows 7: nvidia geforce 8500 gt connect to tv win 7

16 Jul 2009   #1

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nvidia geforce 8500 gt connect to tv win 7

okay so i have the above mentioned video card and vindows 7. i have the tv connected to my computer using the s-video 2 slot on the computer. but i cant figure out how to configure the computer to use tv display >.< i am very new to win 7 can someone help me out?

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17 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7

Okay new I figured out how to get it to display now i just cant figure out a setting that will work the way i want it to, does anyone know what setting im looking for?
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17 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I guess you want to ajust the resolution of the TV.

If it's a old TV with a S-Video composite, You'll have to put the resolution to 640x480 (or any 4:3 resolutions).
If it's a "HD Ready" TV, you'll have to put it to 1280x720.
If it's a "Full HD" TV, you'll have to put it to 1920x1080.

For the color ajustment, you need to do it on your TV. Also, I think you figured it out, you need to put the TV on S-Video channel and the computer will detect it and send the right signal.

Btw, I have the same graphic card but I didn't try the S-Video coz I have no TV for testing.
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17 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 7264x64(main), 7260x86(secendary), XP SP3 Triple Boot

I think if you give us the model of your TV or LCD screen we can probably tell you what are the native resolutions and refesh rates, so you can use the proper settings..
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26 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7
same videocard, but other problem

I have the same videocard (geforce 8500GT) and a non-hd tv (grundig) and I can't figure how can I set my PC to send a good signal thru the S-video Port. My AV chanel (on the tv) it's permanently black. Then when I try to apply any change made on Nvidia Control Panel, the tv is flickering something black&white and thant's all (black again...
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14 Dec 2010   #6

7 Home P 32

I've got a GeForce 8500GT card and a JVC model AV 36950 MTS Model and I can't get any video from the SVideo connection using the supplied SVideo to RCA input or a straight SVideo cable. I get the same results as member Bobot90 on his post from 7-26-2009 @ 5:03 am. I've tried everything I could think of using the NVidia control panel including the search method. Nothing seems to work. Any ideas?
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