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How to hook my sony VAIO to TV via HDMI

I have a HDMI cable and HDMI ports on both my tv and laptop when i hook it up i just get a blank screen??? Do i have to change my settings?

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  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    check the display settings on the laptop..restart the laptop with the connection..

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    hdmi port not on sony vaio

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    is there a hdmi port on sony vaio

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Hi there Dream,

There is a toggle function for switching the display. It cycles from normal to external to both.

You are looking for one of the F-Keys (Normally F5) should have a little rectangle between two vertical lines. It's supposed to be a monitor.

To cycle the display, press the Fn key (near the space bar), then the F-key. Your standard display should go blank. To get it back, do the same thing.

If your TV still displays nothing, Check which input its using.

This should get you going.
Mike

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

  • John Jan 24, 2011

    I have to make sure that my TV is set to the proper AVI setting as well. I have my computer monitor set to AVI-4 You may want to check that out as well. John

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