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Trying to connect my laptop to Hdtv with vga wire?

Hey guyz :)

i need help connecting my laptop to HDTV with vga wire.The problem imhaving is that whn i plug my wire to laptop and restart it showsevrything like windows is loading but when its about to go to thedesktop my laptop screen gets black so does the tv?i cant see anythingon laptop or the tv?. it was working fine for my whn i 1st pluged it ndthen i unplug the wires cuz i had to take my laptop somewhere nd whenim trying to plug back in that what is it doing

and as i knw that vga has 15 pins..but the port is going to my laptophas 14...there is 1 pin missing in the middle row.....i took a pic oftht so guyz can see it.

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2174/snapshot20090418p.jpg

i have hp dv9000 if that help.Thx guyz :)

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  • djsunny510 Apr 19, 2009

    i think it has or i should say had 15 b/c seems like 1 pin is missing as u can see in the pic there is an whole in ther.

  • jhanmhaykhel
    jhanmhaykhel Dec 05, 2012

    sir i have a picture here can you identify the connection of this 13 pins slot thank you

  • jhanmhaykhel
    jhanmhaykhel Dec 05, 2012

    here piture

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Ok, 14-pin is for really OLD VGA. Your cable will simply NOT work. Find a S-VGA cable (15-pin) and you are on your way to fame. By the way, make some room trashing that old cable.

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