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Windows 7: USB to DVI/HDMI with 1080p?

05 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

I have my computer connected DVI to HDMI and a separate audio cable. Works perfectly. I would try the USB to HDMI and the audio cable and see if that works.

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05 Apr 2010   #12
Tarka Dal


Are you trying to connect your computer to a TV. You will need a HDMI output to make that work and have audio. USB and DVI do not support either Video (USB) or DVI (Sound).
To get a HDMI output you'll need a new Video Card.
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05 Apr 2010   #13

Win7 Home Premium 64x

Eggads: Lenova usb to DVI 1080p: Lenovo - Find accessories for your laptop and desktop 45K5296

i dont know if this will work with non-Lenova lappies though

Edit: from site:

"The Lenovo USB to DVI 1080p Adapter is a superb way to add multiple screens to any notebook or desktop. "

"...promises up to 1,920 x 1,200 WUXGA output – supporting 1080p High-Definition video – via a single USB connection.."
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05 Apr 2010   #14

Windows 7

Will you be trying to play any HDCP content?
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05 Apr 2010   #15
Tarka Dal


Pardon me for being ignorant!
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05 Apr 2010   #16

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

So, on the back of my TV, the first HDMI says HDMI/DVI. Does that mean it can also be a PC connection, which means that when i hook an HDMI into it, it will get audio if avalible from the Audio in near the PC input?
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05 Apr 2010   #17

Windows 7 32-bit

Your graphic card must support audio output throughmode for that.

Right click on the speaker and select "Playback devices", mine says something like "ATI HDMI Output", and I must select it as default device so it "transmits" the audio through the HDMI,
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05 Apr 2010   #18

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Hi, have a look at DisplayLink Store , most if not all of the adapters there support 1080p.
unfortunately none of them support audio as they are all VGA/DVI.
I am currently using a Displaylink bases Samsung Monitor and it works like a charm in 1080p.

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05 Apr 2010   #19

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

Thank you to the DisplayLink post. I found a DVI one, and plugged it in and it worked as long as I had it set to the first HDMI to PC instead of other.
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