Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Problems connecting laptop to tv via hdmi.


22 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 
Problems connecting laptop to tv via hdmi.

Ohai.

I've a laptop with an HDMI port and for a while now I've been using that to connect it to my family's tv to watch films. But just recently we got a new tv, and I've managed to connect to it twice without problems. The first time I noticed that there was something wrong with the picture size so I messed around with the graphic card settings until it was using the tv as the primary display and there was no picture on the laptop at all. When I unhooked it, I set it back to clone display. The second time I did the same, except when I unhooked it I mistakenly set it to use the laptop as the only display.

Today I tried to connect them again, except the laptop wouldn't recognise it was connected to the tv via hdmi. I tried connecting with a vga cable and it worked fine. After frustratedly messing around with it for a while, I discovered that if they're connected with the hdmi cable and vga at the same time, the picture will show up on the tv input for both hdmi and vga. But the audio doesn't transfer. I wouldn't be bothered with it so much except it's hard to watch a film over the laptop speakers, which are rather weak.

I suspect the problem is when I set it to use the laptop as the only display, as that's the only thing that was different from when it did and didn't work. But what can I do to fix this? D8


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Problems connecting laptop to tv via hdmi.




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:47 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33