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Windows 7: LG W2242S 22-inch Wide HDMI issue

15 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 64
LG W2242S 22-inch Wide HDMI issue

Hello there

I have and 8800 GT with DVI/HDMI outputs. I purchased a LG W2242S 22-inch Wide LCD monitor which only has a VGA input. Not a problem as a DVI adaptor sorts this but when a use a HDMI to VGA picture as it stays on stanby.

Any ideas guys?

Thanks in advance

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15 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X

Have you tested the adapter, it could be faulty...
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15 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 64

Thanks for the quick reply, the adaptor is working fine through DVI>DVI adaptor>VGA in to monitor
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15 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Check through your on screen display for the LCD and make sure you have choosen HDMi as you source.
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15 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 64

Thank you, I am using a HDMI>VGA lead I have not checked the menu on the display. It does not have HDMI input
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15 Apr 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

The reason it won't work is that HDMI is digital only and VGA is analogue only. You need something in between to convert the signal from digital to analogue. The DVI-VGA adapter works because the DVI port is a DVI-I port, which supports both digital and analogue.
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15 Apr 2010   #7


What stormy said is right, you need something like this for HDMI to VGA HDfury, but they're pretty expensive for such a trivial thing. The only main difference between HDMI and DVI is you can send sound over HDMI natively, but as you're converting VGA, then you might as well just stick with VGA to DVI.
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16 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 64

Thanks guys. The quality I have from DVI>>>ADAPTOR>>>VGA is fine

Well impressed with the response times and info
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