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No Sound from TV when using Component Cables

I recently purchased a Component cable set for the wii. I plugged in the Green, blue and red cables, it worked fine and the picture quality was greatly improved. However the extra red and white cables had nowhere to plug in. It tried two extra slots. One was labled for PC Audio and the other for Component audio. Neither allowed the component to plug in properly, they were both Headphone sockets. I looked through the manual and the component audio port had to have an extra cable to provide sound. I looked through my TV's box and i found it. It fitted into the Audio slot but on the end of it were two plugs that looked identical to the wii audio component cables. They were both red and white. I don't know what to do now, but my TV is a Technika 21.6" LCD TV. I don't know how to set up my HD gaming for Wii with sound, please help!

Here are the details i found from my TV if it is any help.

Model: L216/17B-GB-TCF-UK
Model Code: UL21A17BTCFG908
Power: 110-240V~, 50/60Hz, 48W/2W
S/N: UL21A17BTCF908-9-1192 02605

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What you do is plug in the HD cables as you previously stated and then place the red and white cords where you would normally put then like when you plug in a dvd player or the place you normally would plug in the red and white cables.

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