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Sony Bravia does not recognize my Dell Inspiron 1525

I am using an HDMI cable to connect my Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop to my Sony Bravia tv and it doesnt get a signal. It recognizes that an HDMI cable is plugged in on the input menu, but the screen says "No signal. Check the external input or select another input using the INPUT button." Any ideas?

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I have the 1525 and you have to do extra steps each time you want the HDMI to be recognized by the Bravia - too bad it is not automatic as it is with some. Anyway what you have to do is have the HDMI cable connected from laptop to TV then go to your desktop - right click on an open area (away from icons), a menu will appear, let the cursor hover over Graphics Options - you'll then see Output To...then you'll see Intel Dual Display Clone...hover over that and you'll then see Notebook + Digital Television...left click on that and you should see your desktop on the TV in a few seconds. If it does not work the first time...get your movie or whatever you want to show up and ready and go thru these steps again...stupidly complicated aye? when it should automatically detect and show...are other TVs like this?

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  • Larry Cosgrave Dec 07, 2010

    You may have to have the TV input set to the HDMI port you are using on the TV ie: if it is plugged into HDMI 2, have that selected on your TV input before going thru these steps.....oh also, I have found that the sound does not go thru the HDMI even tho I understood it should. So I hook up external speakers to my 1525 to get decent sound. I think you can go into audio setting on your TV to get the sound thru HDMI but I find it easier to just hook up a killer big sound system to the 1525.

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