VGA cable and audio cables

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VGA cable and audio cables

Post by ushangry » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:17 pm

How do you connect a laptop to a tv using a VGA cable and audio cables? Having some trouble trying to connect my laptop to my television. I bought a VGA cable and audio cables. What program should I use on the computer for it to show up on the tv? Which mode on my tv should i set it to, av1, or....?I hear the sound but no picture. Please help!
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Re: VGA cable and audio cables

Post by mjstrand » Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:42 pm

If your laptop and screen both have a vga connection, it should be a pretty straight forward connection. You need to tell your television to use the vga port with the on-screen input menu. There is probably a button on your remote or your tv to select the input source. It would probably say "computer", "PC" or "VGA" as the source selection.

You also need to tell your laptop to send the signal to the external vga port. There is probably a key sequence that you can press to go between laptop screen, external screen or both. If you are unable to find that, you may be able to let it auto-detect by restarting your laptop with the screen powered on and connected to the computer.
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