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Windows 7: dvi to hdmi problems

11 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
dvi to hdmi problems

Hi, My computer is not detecting my plasma with dvi to hdmi cord. I have tried everything I could think of. Graphics are ati radeon 3000. plasma is TC-P42C1. I have tried many resolutions, rebooting w/o monitor connected, force detect ect.. I'm not sure if Im doing something wrong or if its even possible.

Any ideas? Should I try a vga to component maybe?

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14 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

What series of the HD Readon 3000 card are you using? Just guessing here, but I think you need an HDMI to HDMI cable for that type of connection to work properly. You could also try downloading the lates driver for your ATI card as well.
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14 Feb 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

VGA and DVI-D connections only,

and it is the integrated HD 3000.

dirte1 from looking at the manual for that TV (direct download from Panasonic),

there is no mention anywhere about connecting to a computer other than this little sentence on page 47,

dvi to hdmi problems-panny.png

which says to me that it wasn't designed to be connected to one, and that it is hit and miss as to whether it will work when connected to a TV.

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14 Feb 2011   #4

windows 7 64 bit and dual boot Pinguyos

Hi, check the bios it may have an option for DVI rather than vga

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