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Windows 7: laptop to plasma tv hdmi connection

08 Apr 2010   #1
donnyboy

windows 7 ultra
 
 
laptop to plasma tv hdmi connection

hi there, heres my problem,
i have an acer 5536 laptop, also a samsung plasma tv.
on vista i could just connect hdmi to hdmi and hey presto i was watching iplayer no probs.
now running windows 7 ultra. when i plug in the hdmi lead to laptop the laptop screen goes black with pc running, and tv says "mode not supported" i cannot alter anything on pc screen because its off! on disconnecting hdmi from laptop screen comes back on! help!
i`m going bonkers trying to sort it!

i have tried to alter display and resolution


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08 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

I need to know what video card you have in order to help you.
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09 Apr 2010   #3
donnyboy

windows 7 ultra
 
 

i`ll look when i get home,
cheers buddy
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09 Apr 2010   #4
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Here's the latest video card drivers from your computer manufacturer, although knowing the type of card itself would likely give you more updated drivers:

32-BIT
http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...C=Acer&SC=PA_7

64-BIT
http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...C=Acer&SC=PA_7

Here's a link to your latest BIOS Update... However, I wouldn't do this unless you know what you're doing:

http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...C=Acer&SC=PA_7

Also, when you're in the Catalyst Control Panel (Video Settings) you should be able to adjust the region in the Video out settings. There should be a coupe options, NTSC and PAL, you have to set yours to PAL if you're in england.
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09 Apr 2010   #5
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Noning, you aren't allowed to spam in here


Glad to see his post is gone.
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12 Apr 2010   #6
donnyboy

windows 7 ultra
 
 

hey guys, i think the problem is sorted now, i connected via hdmi3 (on side of telly) to laptop and hey presto .........sound and vision.....i was connected to hdmi2(on back), why this input works and the others don`t, i don`t have a scooby!
thanks for all your help, may the force be with you!
dc.
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