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Flatsreen tv as a computer monitor

Good afternoon, i was wanting to use my flat screen tv a a computer monitor. i bought the hardward connection all is well w/that, however the
TV states there is not data even though i am on the PC channel. do i need software or something to get the computer and tv to communicate?

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Here are some questions. Are you using two monitors or only the flat screen? Also, what type of cable are you using, RGB, DVI, HDMI, S-Video? It should say on the back of the TV where it is plugged in if you're not sure. Another thing is if you are using the video coming from the motherboard of the PC or do you have an independent video card. The TV should act just like a normal monitor depending on your connections. If you have any questions let me know and I'll help as much as I can. Good luck!

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