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Black and White screen on TV When connecting the laptop

Hello all
I have a problem and cant fined the answer over the internet.
I have a laptop comp, TOSHIBA SATELLITE L10-117 with internal video card "intel extreme graphic 2 for mobile 82852/82855 " with s video output.
when I connect this comp to tv I get b&w screen on tv.
The tv is an old tv (10 y/o) and dont have s video input so i use s video to RCA connector.
I tryed this on 2 diferent tv's and go the same results.
I got another desktop computer with Nvidia graphic card and used the same combination with the calbes and got a colurful results.
the graphic card's driver is updated (ver
the comp bios is updated (V2.6)
Using Win XP Pro SP2 os.

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  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    I also have the same b&w problem on my desktop. My resolution is set @ 800 x 600 @ 60hz (only option). I have a 7300 GT graphics card and windows xp. It used to work perfectly, but had to format my pc and now just b&w. I've even looked in my bios but can't find anything. It is a PAL tv.

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    I have HP Pavillion dv6318ea laptop connected to Samsung TV using a S-Video cable, but the diplay shows in only Black and white on the TV.

    Please help to solve.

  • Sabee Jan 28, 2009

    I have the same problem.Tried with 60hz setting and also the drivers are uptodate.Any idea?

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    i also have the same problem, and my OS is Vista


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Never tried an adapter before .
likely the color signal is just too low or missing in the adapter mixer circuit.
just be certain that you have the display set for 60hz refresh rate in you display properties/adapter

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