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Windows 7: HDMI Cable not working

19 Sep 2015   #1

windows 7 64 bit
HDMI Cable not working

I purchased an HDMI CABLE so i could watch movies on a lager screen. I set it up correctly which is on hdmi 2 and also to the back of the computer correctly but it doesn't recognize it. Keeps telling me that there is no signal; what do i have to do so it recognize it. Running a dell Inspiron 580 with a samsng flat scren tv. Every thing it is plugged in correctly it says the same signal. need help.

Ron V

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19 Sep 2015   #2
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot


Are you using a discrete graphics card? Or the mother board graphics? Do you have a monitor attached to the VGA connector at the same time as the HDMI connection?

There may be a setting in your BIOS to enable the HDMI connection, but it doesn't say anything about it in the manual.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Addition to Mellon Head:

Any 2nd monitor on Screen Resolution (empty desktop space - right click - Screen Resolution) that is disabled.

Also try Win+P menu.
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