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Rgb connection not working

Hey there. am having problems with the Rgb connection from laptop to tv. i have a Phillips matchline 3 or something like that and although ive connected the cord to both the Tv and the laptop and pressed that button combo for it to change, it just won't work.. never had this problem with old tv. it would change just like that, and i could watch movies and what-not on a bigger screen, but this one... i dont know..

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