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37LG5000 connecting to laptop via vga and rgb

Trying to connect laptop to tv via vga connection on laptop to rgb connection on tv. Have followed instructions re tv and laptop off before connecting but when I turn both on the rgb connection does not show up on the Input list and therefore I cannot select it. Any help gratefuly received

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SOURCE: LG 32LG30 no signal when pc and tv r connected via rgb cord

For No signal try- Updating your Video drivers, and making sure it shows a connection on your laptop ( by going to propertys on desktop and then dysplay)
For format try- Updating and or turning down the screen resulotion becuase the size differs on screen even if you think it shouldnt.

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You probably need a audio cable that runs from the pc audio out to the TV audio in. Radio shack has them so do a lot of hardware store and best buy.

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