The best way to do it is what sandrew was saying. you can buy a VGA to DVI adapter for about $5 on newegg and then get a DVI to HDMI cable for about $7. Check the owners manual about the higest resolution that it can receive through HDMI, but you should be able to go all the way to 1080p that way. The alternative is to get a VGA to HDMI converter, but thoes are about $200.
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Re: connect pc to hd tv
Use a vga to dvi or a vga to vga connector lead from the back of your notebook, to the tv dependong on your tv connection inputs, although you will only get 720i not 1080i as you will need a notebook with an hdmi port for that resolution.
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Hi. You need a VGA cable, the same that is used for Desktops (from monitor to base unit). Connect it to your laptops VGA port (a square(ish) port with holes in it), the the other end to a similar port on your TV. Switch laptop and TV on, connect your TV to PC input (read your manual if you are unsure), then on your Laptop select Fn and F8 or F5 (look for the Function key with two square boxes - or a small laptop and a larger box). Pressing those keys together will push the image to your TV.
The best way is to get a s-video converter to connect your round s-video computer output to your HDMI port on your tv. This is the best you can do according to your laptop connections. You will need a s-video cable, HDMI upscale converter box and HDMI cable.
The other way is to plug a VGA cable to your tv VGA port if you have one.
VGA to HDMI is also possible with a converter. A standard VGA cable with a HDMI plug on the other side will not work because your computer sends out an analog video signal and HDMI is digital only.
Most probably it will be enough to press Fn + F5 to change the display output. Pressing this combination sequentially toggles between 3 settings usually: Internal LCD External output LCD and external simultaneously.
The external-only option is the best, as it will give you an option to set a screen resolution suitable/optimum for your TV, as oposed to the resolution of your internal LCD display, which is optimum for your display, but doesn't use the full capabilities of your TV.
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