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Connect VGN-S460 Laptop Directly to a TV

I have a problem to connect this laptop to my TV throught the VGA port.  It wouldn't work at all.  I wonder if there's a solution to that. 


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Re: Connect VGN-S460 Laptop Directly to a TV

VGA is not supported by most tv sets...If your tv is the standard flat-screen use S-video..And if its LCD or HDTV try DVI...Let me know if it worked..

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