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Tv to laptop

Hi im trying to connect my laptop to my tv. I already have the cable with the RCA cable yellow and s-video input for my computer, and connected already to my tv but when I hit Fn(F8) a signals appears on the tv but still look completly black, what else i have to do?, am i doing somethig wrong?

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  • noti15 Apr 27, 2008

    how i do that?

  • she007 May 11, 2008

    My laptop was connected to the tv with no problems. Now it wont work. I have volume but no picture. The screen says no signal


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When you have everything hooked up, IE the audio and video cable to your TV right click on your desk top then click on properties, then on settings. Then click on the advanced tab. This should bring up the ATI properties window. Click on Displays then activate your TV connection. This should automaticly prompt a resolution resizing and should activate your TV connection.

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Disable your laptop screen try that jules

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