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How to connect this laptop to a tv

When I connect it I can get the sound but not the picture on the tv.  What do I need to do?

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Sound comes through the laptop not the TV

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How do i connect from va to hdmi

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  • s-barker Apr 17, 2009

    my laptop is vga can i get an adapter to go to hdmi

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Try to hook it up on TV via S-video cable and did Fn + F4 combination. you should also switch tv’s channel to a video (Av). If it doesn''t work, you have to do it through BIOS. In other words, make tv adjustments from your BIOS settings. If that doesn't work too, then reduce the resolution and connect it to a tv (BUT turn the notebook on after you hook it up to a tv). One of them would do it !

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

  • ersel Nov 07, 2007

    sorry ! fn + f4 combination must be (probably) fn + f5 for Toshiba

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You have to connect it the s-video port on your laptop..to get the Video..VGA is not supported by some tv sets..

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

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