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Connecting laptop to tv

Just having trouble accessing the advanced features of the video card

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Turn the laptop off, the TV on

Start laptop

If the TV does not get a screen by the time desktop appears, open your graphic controls (usually on bottom right of menu bar) and select external monitor, then set parameters (size, PAL/NTSC, etc)

If this utility is not available there, look for a color-coded FN key, and a correlative same color icon on F keys (F1-F12) that resembles a monitor (rectangle),. Press both of these simultaneously, which brings up monitor option there.

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

  • Dana Stienheimer
    Dana Stienheimer Feb 27, 2008

    I left out the obvious,

    Between

    "Turn the laptop off, the TV on"
    and
    "Start laptop"
    We should remember to connect the TV properly to the laptop!

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