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How do i hook up a tv monitor to my campaq computer

I have the cable that has the blue, green and red on one end and the comuter connect on the other.

How do i let the computer know to show on the tv monitor.

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  • randyjohnsto Feb 15, 2009

    will my computer video card support a vga to component style adapter so that i may use a flat screen t.v. for a monitor? my system is an HP pavillion 6640c.

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Usually laptops have vga conector for external display, you may need a cable, vga cable.

vga cable varies depends on the connection that you have on the tv, if your tv supports vga connectors thats great, some tv doesnt have that option, thats where adapters go in to adapt what ever ports or connections you have on your tv.
some of the cable adapters that you might need.
vga to hdmi.
vga to rca.
vga to dvi.

hope that helps.

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