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Windows 7: How can I play movies from thru my laptop on my TV?


05 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 standard
 
 
How can I play movies from thru my laptop on my TV?

I need help I have a LG TV LD 450 type and a HP laptop Pavillion dv7-316dx Entertainement notebook. How can I play movies from thru my laptop on my TV? (P.S. I am not very tech smart so please explain very detailed and no abbreviations)

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05 Sep 2010   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

This quote is from lg ld450 forum...


If you have a PC or laptop near the tv you can just plug in via VGA, and set the resolution from the display settings in windows...(right click desktop - properties - settings)

You might need to enable "tv-out" if its a laptop (usually a function key near f2,f2,f3 etc) to get the laptop to output to the tv and not the laptop screen.



hopefully this will help.
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05 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 standard
 
 

Whats VGA is that a port on laptop and TV and is there a cable?
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05 Sep 2010   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

yeah have a look on the tv for the port and on the laptop.or check both manuals.
the cable you will have to purchase i would guess
if you dont have the manuals try going to the manufacturers website for them.
oh!and welcome to sevenforums
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05 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hope this helps
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05 Sep 2010   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

laptop spec !


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05 Sep 2010   #7

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
laptop spec !

That'e what Kodi is showing
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05 Sep 2010   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

thanks pebbly, kodi was posting as i was on laptop site and doing screenshot etc
still double confirmation cant be a bad thing
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05 Sep 2010   #9

DOS^
 
 

Why not use HDMI out if your TV supports it?
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05 Sep 2010   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eldinv View Post
Why not use HDMI out if your TV supports it?
good point the laptop spec says it has hdmi, as does the tv
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