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I've been trying to hook my laptop up to my TV with an adapter system (its an old tv) and for some reason I cant get a picture. Even when I tried a straight cable to flatscreen it didnt work at all. Is there some sort of software I need for this to work? Its been two different cables on two different tvs, but Im beginning to think its my laptop...please help!

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You need to toggle the display on your laptop. be sure that when you connect the tv or external monitor the laptop should be turned off. to toggle the display kindly press Fn followed by F8. for old tv's you need to have an S-video cable. for LCD monitors, either VGA or DVI cable will help.

i hope this info helps you.

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