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Pc connected to th42phd7 but no picture, input button doesn't

I have connected my pc to panasonic plasma th42phd7 using a 15 VGA pin cable but don't get any picture or sound, and the input button on both the tv or the remote doesn't seem to work, please help

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Are you on the right input. To use this set as a monitor you do have to change some settings in the options part of you tv. Also you need to make sure the set is on the right resolution for the PC. check you video options on the PC, and make sure they are the same on the TV set. Also you will not get sound from this type of cable..good luck

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