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Windows 7: How can a computer connected to a TV to use?

24 Feb 2010   #1
Rae Starr

windows xp
 
 
How can a computer connected to a TV to use?

How can a computer connected to a TV to use?

who can tell me?


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24 Feb 2010   #2
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I have one of my computers hooked up to a 42" Plasma TV using an HDMI cable and I play movies mainly on it, but I can surf the web if I need to.
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25 Feb 2010   #3
Rae Starr

windows xp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zepher View Post
I have one of my computers hooked up to a 42" Plasma TV using an HDMI cable and I play movies mainly on it, but I can surf the web if I need to.
Some people told me bought a VGA to RCA / S-Video Adapter Cable...

like this

How about this?
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25 Feb 2010   #4
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Hi, if you just want to display the PC monitor output then you just need a converter lead from the PC graphic card to match up to the aux or other video signal input to the TV.
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23 Apr 2010   #5
YourFriendDave

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rae Starr View Post
How can a computer connected to a TV to use?

who can tell me?
I can tell you... it depends on,

firstly your TV, is it a HDTV? or a standard TV?

also

your graphics card what make and model is it?

For HD look at the back you will probably need a HDMI cable going to either DVI, VGA or HDMI. Ideally you want a straight HDMI connection for the best quality but that depends on your card.

For SD you want an RGB to VGA cable or RGB to S-Video (like the thing above) again this depends on your tv and graphics card some cards have s-video built in so you could use a straight s-video.

Let me know when you figure out what ports you have if your struggling to choose a cable.

Dave
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23 Apr 2010   #6
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rae Starr View Post
How can a computer connected to a TV to use?

who can tell me?
Well, first you need matching inputs on your TV set.

Then you need the geek down the block to hook it up for you.
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24 Apr 2010   #7
Daba

Windows 7
 
 

I think your graphics card needs to have Tv-out if u want to connect it to an old CRT tv, or you have to buy some extra converter. Thats why i bought an HD4890 instead of an HD5xxx card because i still have an 32" CRT
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