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How do I hook up my lap top to project onto my 42hdt79.

Have tried component cables red, blue and green to monitor and plugged into the vga connection on the lap top but just get fuzzy colored lines. Your help would greatly be appreciated

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I got it to work using an HDMI output on my laptop. If you are using the VGA connection then you will need to buy a convertor to get it to work. The problem with this TV is that the resolution is 1024x1080 so the picture doesn't look quit right in a when using windows, but video playback looks good.

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