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Windows 7: HDMI Cable only shows screen on TV?

29 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 x64
HDMI Cable only shows screen on TV?


I've just plugged my old HDMI cable into my Windows 7 Dell Laptop, and connected it into my Samsung television. Unfortunately, it only shows the screen on the television, and on my laptop it shows me my screensaver, with no toolbar, mouse or icons. I can move the mouse on the computer and see it moving on the screen though.

I'm quite confused, because it worked fine yesterday, and I haven't edited anything at all. My Screen Resolution is set to 'extend these displays' on both of the monitors, so I'm quite confused on what could be causing this problem. If you could help, that would be great.

Many Thanks,

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