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Windows 7: Hooking up to TV

28 Nov 2010   #1
reggiedh

windows 7
 
 
Hooking up to TV

I used to be able to watch programs that were on my laptop on my TV via HDMI or via a monitor cable. Now when I try the TV does not "see" the laptop. I have tried to fix this using FN/F5 button but to no avail. With my other laptop it works fine. Any ideas?


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28 Nov 2010   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Do you have the proper video drivers loaded that included the HDMI out?
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28 Nov 2010   #3
reggiedh

windows 7
 
 

I assume so. It used to work fine and it should still work with the monitor cable.
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28 Nov 2010   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Wait, so you are trying it with a video cable now? Do you have them connected before powering on the laptop and TV?
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28 Nov 2010   #5
spyknee

W7 Ulti/64, XP Pro/32
 
 

Is puter set for auto updates?
If so check the lastest update history and see if something was installed driver wise. Many times windows drivers will not work.
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