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Hi there. like many people, i wish to connect my Acer Aspire 7720G laptop to my pioneer plasma to watch blu ray discs. i have bought a DVI-D to HDMI cable to do this, but cannot get a picture on the plasma.Any ideas please.

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You need to go into the Settings of your laptop and enable the use of a second screen.
Right click on an empty area on your desktop, go down to Properties.
Select the Settings tab.
Click on the second monitor, and check the box that says "Extend my Windos desktop onto this monitor"
Click Apply, then OK.

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