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Windows 7: Pc to HDTV VGA will not work. Only HDMI.

27 Dec 2012   #1
Redhawk463

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Pc to HDTV VGA will not work. Only HDMI.

Hi, i have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, i have my PC plugged into my 32" HDTV with a HDMI Cable. I want to change this and plug it in with a VGA cable but i get nothing through the VGA Cable just a blank screen


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27 Dec 2012   #2
neo101

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Redhawk463 View Post
Hi, i have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, i have my PC plugged into my 32" HDTV with a HDMI Cable. I want to change this and plug it in with a VGA cable but i get nothing through the VGA Cable just a blank screen
You still failed to fill out your PC specs!
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Try this
Look in your bios for a setting that sets HDMI/SPDIF/auto
Set it to spdif

You wont get sound - just vision on vga
You also have to use Spdif/optical cable or the light green socket for sound output
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27 Dec 2012   #3
Redhawk463

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks for your reply,

i have now updated my System specs.
I couldn't find any setting in the Bios related to what you mentioned.
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27 Dec 2012   #4
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

My question; why would you want to use the VGA instead of the HDMI cable? The HDMI cable carries 1080p and sound, a much better choice, the best choice is the HDMI cable.
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27 Dec 2012   #5
Redhawk463

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Im having trouble with resolutions with the HDMI and it also looks a bit blurry through the HDMI, i have had the same problem in the past and have just used a VGA and it looks a lot better.
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27 Dec 2012   #6
Redhawk463

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Does anybody have any clues why it will not display with a VGA Cable?
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27 Dec 2012   #7
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

I would say the TV might be set in Digital mode and unplugging and plugging TV back in while in VGA would reset it to recognize the Analog signal coming through.

I have had this problem before in Hotels when trying to hook up my laptop.
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27 Dec 2012   #8
Redhawk463

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Wow, Thanks, it worked, didn't think it would be so simple, thanks a lot Thorsen, and everyone else fore helping.
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27 Dec 2012   #9
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

No problem, glad that fixed it
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27 Dec 2012   #10
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

I would also try the HDMI, but enable the ClearType in case its not. That will fix the fuzziness of text:

Just type cleartype into the startmenu search bar


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