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    PC to tv help

    supposed to do a live video presentation today at 11. got the camera running through my old dell. hooked up the video cable to the tv and computer but no image on tv. tv is on and set to proper source (pc).

    before this would always just work automatically, but now i have no idea what to do. i normally use a mac so troubleshooting PC's is not my bag.

    is there some obvious step i am missing?

    help!



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    supposed to do a live video presentation today at 11. got the camera running through my old dell. hooked up the video cable to the tv and computer but no image on tv. tv is on and set to proper source (pc).

    before this would always just work automatically, but now i have no idea what to do. i normally use a mac so troubleshooting PC's is not my bag.

    is there some obvious step i am missing?

    help!
    Do you have an HDMI output on your pc, and input on TV? If so, plug and play pretty much.



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Check your computer settings. I know I had a similar problem and I had to set the display to projector or something. I have a MAC now so I can't check.



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Quote Originally Posted by clone319 View Post
    Check your computer settings. I know I had a similar problem and I had to set the display to projector or something. I have a MAC now so I can't check.
    i would find this where?



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Did you hook up the connection between the TV and the computer before booting the computer up? Sometimes it doesn't recognize auxillary monitors after boot up. Try rebooting after it is all connected.


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    Re: PC to tv help

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    i would find this where?
    right click on desktop and go to properties, and then settings



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Did you hook up the connection between the TV and the computer before booting the computer up? Sometimes it doesn't recognize auxillary monitors after boot up. Try rebooting after it is all connected.
    will do



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    Re: PC to tv help

    If this is a laptop there should be a function key to switch between video outputs.



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    Re: PC to tv help

    got it. thanks for all the help. i love the cyclone community.



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    Re: PC to tv help

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    If this is a laptop there should be a function key to switch between video outputs.
    If it is a Dell I believe that would be function F8


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