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I'm trying to connect my acer aspire one 532h netbook to my tv via a vga to composite/s-video rca cable. I described the problem to the technician and they said that the problem was not the cable or my computer, but that I had to adjust my settings. But, they want to charge over $100.00 for the support, because this is not covered under my warranty. The problem is this, the picture comes up on the tv screen, but it's gray and split into 3 and also pretty much unreadable. Could you tell me what i need to do without draining my bank account dry?!

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On your main windows screen, right click your mouse, go to properties, then go to settings.
You will see two boxes. Box 1 and box 2. Take and drag box #2 to the left side of box #1. Then click apply, then click ok. Now you should be able to see your screen on your tv.

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