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Configuration to display video on TV using Acer Aspire 5052 laptop

I have a Acer Aspire 5052 laptop which contains TV out socket. I have also 7 pin S-Video cable with one end of 7 pin S-video to 3 RCA male composite on another end. Now Can anyone tell me how to configure my laptop so that i can see video on my LG 21" TV.

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Just right click on an empty space on your desktop and you will get the options to clone or extend desktop.

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No audio when connecting Aspire 5315-2326 to TV.

Use a cable out of the headphone jack with an adapter to the red and white (left and right) audio jacks of your TV.

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I need a factory reset disk for an acer aspire 5052 awxmi

download windows 7 professional from torrent and burn to a dvd disk with Imageburn free software , restart computer with disk in and make sure computer boots hard drive 2nd and cd/dvd 1st boot device

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Trying to connect Acer One to TV

The 15 pin connector is for a computer type monitor and MOST TV's do not have that type input.

Some TV's have a "S" type input or some form of NTSC video (usually yellow jack) plus two jacks for stereo sound.

You would need a special convertor if you only have the 15 pin SVGA plug on the Acer.

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Laptop to tv

Right, well, IF your TV has a DB15 Female Plug on it then you CAN, connect it up and it will work, as a second "Monitor". OR If the laptop, has a "Composite Video" a Yellow RCA socket, then you can, connect to the TV's Composite IN. & it will be a second monitor. Otherwise you cannot, the VGA signal is NOT compatible with a TV's input. SOME cards have a connector that plugs into the DB15 and to the TV, but they are "Special". In saying that though you can "Micky Mouse" things together and get an output, but it real poor quality, and disappointing results, there are various posts on the net about doing this if you wish.
Remember DRIVERS, you also need the drivers installed & setup correctly in order for the hardware to work. As a tip, When connecting to a TV, always connect like this......First, plug all cables into TV's correct Video input(s). Connect up the Sound, plug all cables into laptop, turn TV ON. NOW, start the laptop, you should now soon see the an image.
NOTE: Some laptops & other devices, have HDMI out, sometimes, the AUDIO is not passed through, the HDMI cable, & the Audio must be run from Audio/Line OUT on laptop to AV IN on TV.Also some laptops have a socket that a multi-way 4/5/6/7 pins. A connector plugs into this, you then can connect to these connections, as you would normally. Also we have "Component Video" marked "Y" "Pb" & "Pr" these simply go color to color at BOTH ends, this is where the Red, Green, & Blues, colored Ends, of the Wires, goes, remembering that this is ALL only Video. With this method, you still must use the AV, red & White, Audio, Inputs to get the "Sound" into the unit At the rear or side of the PC there should be either or both of a 15 Pin DIN Plug, HDMI socket. or a Yellow RCA or 4 -7 pin DIN. Now IF these are present then YES you can connect to a TV. Now some TV's have a connector a DB15 MALE, so that the cable from the PC to the TV, is DB15. this plugs in directly, with appropriate DB15 cable. This, however, will ONLY take the VIDEO to the TV, Audio is delivered via the "Audio Out" Jack on PC, and Plugged into the AV Sockets on the TV, with a dual cored coaxial cable, they are Red & White. Some PC's also have a Yellow RCA Connector, OR a 4 -7 Pin DIN Socket, that requires a Special Adapter Cable (That generally came with the unit, and are colored and marked as to output) to use, for Video/Audio Out to TV. This signal is Composite or SVHS Video & Stereo Out. This connects up TO the TV's Composite/SVHS input Jacks and the Red & White Audio IN, RCA Jacks, &/or DIN SVHS socket. Also we have "Component Video" marked "Y" "Pb" & "Pr" these simply go color to color at BOTH ends, this is where the Red, Green, & Blues, colored Ends, of the Wires, goes, remembering that this is ALL only Video. With this method, you still must use the AV, red & White, Audio, Inputs to get the "Sound" into the unit
First you need to know if your PC can output to a TV. Then you need to get the adapter & cables that connect the PC to the TV. Then you need the correct TV drivers installed for your video card. When they are all installed, you need to "Enable" that Monitors, the TV's, Desktop. You need to set either a "Cloned" display or "Spanned, Extended Desktop". Go to "Display Settings" Now ensure the TV/Monitor connected has the correct input/output display settings. Adjust the screens resolution via the resoloution "Slider", it is best to start with, 800x600 32 bit color. or even lower. and once working OK, THEN increase to max resolution, your TV can handle, find out from manual. Once it is all connected up. It should all just work great. Now, from then on, &, to get it to work every-time, the process is. Turn everything OFF. Connect the leads between PC & TV, Turn the TV, ON. Then, startup the PC up. It should "Detect" that it has TWO "Monitors" ie: One Monitor & One TV/Monitor, & you should see your desktop appear after a bit. Now you have screen 1 & screens 2. Now, if you are using "Cloned" mode, then whatever is displayed on the Master monitor, will be displayed on the TV. If you used Spanned, mode, in this mode, however, you will have to."Drag" the Video window, over to the TV, and it is though, you have one "Big Desktop". Now IF using Nvidia or ATI then BOTH of those have thier OWN, Control Panel, this, all then can make it all a lot easier to do it. So I would suggest that this method be used. But if you get stuck, or just want to do it by hand, then the the "By Hand" method is the only way.There is a great program called MultiMon, this allows great control over dual displays, and is well worth installing.

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Pls try a S-Video to S-Video cable. Power on TV, then PC.
pls send us your feedback if the above helps. Thanks!

Mar 05, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook

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How do i connect my acer aspire 5810T to my tv, thanks

I am assuming that you want to display your laptop on your TV. Since you did not post what TV you have, I am listing multiple ways to connect your laptop to your TV. Just pick the right type connection that works for both your laptop and TV, connect OUT of laptop to an INPUT on your TV. Set your TV to that input (mode) and if you see nothing on the TV, look at your laptop keyboard at the F keys (function keys) for the one with a double display image on it, pree the function button and the F key to set the laptop to external display.
1. S-Video – This is probably the most common method out there currently because an S-Video cable is cheap as heck and just about every TV under the sun has a S-Video port. You’ll have to make sure you laptop is equipped with this port. Remember, there are two types of S-Video cables: 4-pin and 7-pin. Most laptops and PC’s are equipped with a 7-pin port, so if your TV only has a 4-pin S-Video port, then this method will not work.
2. VGA – If you have a HDTV, then you will be better off connecting using a VGA cable. It gives much better quality than S-Video and as with S-Video, the cable is very cheap. You usually won’t find a VGA port on regular TV’s though, so this option is if you have an HDTV.
3. DVI - DVI stands for Digital Visual Interface with “digital” being the key word there. The digital signal will give a higher quality picture than either S-Video or VGA. Of course, your computer will need to have a DVI connection and your TV will need to be an HDTV. This cord is definitely not cheap, it ranges anywhere from $40 to $80.
4. HDMI – Using HDMI will give you the best quality by far. No computers that I know of yet have HDMI ports, but you can get a DVI to HDMI cable to connect it to your HDTV. HDMI is compatible with DVI.
5. Scan Converter Box – This is the last method that I could think of and it involves using a scan converter box, which takes a VGA signal and converts it into S-Video or component video.
If by chance you are attempting to hook up the TV to the laptop to capture video from the TV, you need to hook up your wire to the OUTPUT of the TV and you will need a capture card or hardware and software to do this. I hope this helps and good luck. Please vote appropriately and leave a comment.

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Hi i have an acer aspire one....i want to play movie through TV

I would recommend you s-video. I also have an Acer Aspire and s-video is working perfectly. you have to change the second monitor's resolution on your PC to the display and frequency of the TV. The most common configuration is 800x600 display with a 60mhtz refresh rate (frequency), and send the image through the additional monitor (your TV).

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How do i connect my acer 5315 laptop to my tv i have a 4 pin s vhs socket on my tv but a 7 pin on the laptop

I had previously researched this and found that unless you have a custom cable made ,there isn't one available. The best way it to buy a PC to Video Component for $64.99 , item # G126-1020 from Global Computers @ They also have other devices including wireless units.

You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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Bluetoooth on acer 5052ANWXMi

hi there,
i have a new acer aspire 5052, i have installed windows xp,
the problem is that cannot install bluetooth, i get errors like "Device not found"
and when i switch on the bluetooth button, the display shows "no device"
your help will be greatly appreciated
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