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Windows 7: Using TV as monitor VGA connection

25 Aug 2015   #1
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 
Using TV as monitor VGA connection

My nephew has had my sisters old PC which is windows 7 and he wants to use the TV as its monitor (its quite a big tv) and its conected with a VGA cable as the pc doesnt have a HDMI port - the screen is half hidden and i have tried everything to get it to fit properly how do we get this to work
Thanks and i hope this is in the righht place


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25 Aug 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
What isn't fitting properly ?
The connection or the screen size ?

vga to vga works fine all you need to possibly do is connect the two and use Winkey+P keys
Select duplicate displays
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25 Aug 2015   #3
Mickyd

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1
 
 

The screen sorry - the left side is offscreen He meeds really to use the tv as a monitor as he`1s no sockets for the monitor
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25 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Okay lower the resolution and see what happens,
Right click the desktop back ground and click on screen resolution
Post what it was set on and lower it
Or use windows snap
Snap a Window to a Side

Not sure what you mean there's no monitor socket ?
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