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Having problem connecting aspire to my sony 42 plasma, cable is hooked up properly vga to dvi but no picture in any of the video sources. right clicking on netbook and accesing the properties doesnt change anything, what do i do

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Depending on which version of windows you are using - you will need to select the monitor/ TV setting option from the laptop. This is what I believe you have already done. Have you tried with different display resolutions?

Finally do you actually select the TV from the F4/ F5 keys on the laptop. Do you see the laptop screen go blank briefly?



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