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Using the External Hard Drive

How do I play my movies from the external hard drive on the TV. I do not yet own a HD TV with all the ports. Is there a devise to use ?
Is there a devise to use to play the music from the external hard drive to the stereo receiver ?

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The external hard drive has to be connected to the computer, then from the computer you have to connect a cable to the TV. New TV's have a vga cable, where you can connect the computer directly to the TV, but some might have older cables.
Here is a list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_display_interfaces

I hope that helps..

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