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I am trying to connect my PC to my TV. I have a Sharp HDTV and my PC is a Toshiba with windows XP. I have a componert video cable which is connected to the TV and PC. I have used Fn and F5 didn't work. also tryed F1 and f12. I have clicked on MENU on TV and then Setup and the book said click on input signal but it is blocked out. Not very good with thes things HELP[ MC]

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  • cherrypie310 Jul 14, 2008

    We had a familey member to stop buy. and he helped with the connecting, PC to TV. The converter we had didn't work, so he used a composite cable that will go from the S-video connecton on the PC to the s-video connector on the TV. on my unit its component video Input 3. Then set your TV on Input 3 . ON your PC hold down the Fn tab then press the f5 {which has a picture of a TV and PC] Tab you should get 3 large Icons press the F5 until you select[ highlight] PC/TV Icons. with both PC and TV on . You should have the picture from your PC on your TV. How about some sound? purchase a cable with headset adapter and plug in pins that will fit the audio recepticable on your TV. Plug the headset adapter into your PC headset recepticable and the pin plugs into the Input3 audio recepticable. you should then have picture and sound.My sound and picture are great.

  • cherrypie310 Jul 14, 2008

    My TV is a Sharp LC- 60C52U 2007

  • cherrypie310 Jul 14, 2008

    Thank you so much for your help

  • Anonymous Oct 05, 2008

    I'm trying to send my audio output from my desktop pc to my monitor/tv with an audio Y-cable, but never hear any sound.



    I've tried all the jacks on my sound card. My mother board is an MSI-7125

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What model of TV was it please,
Does your computer have tv out video card installed?
For video to tv you will need a vga to tv converter,this is an external device and will work on the computers vga output straight into a vga input and give you 1 x vga out,1 x rca out, 1 x s/video out,comes supplied all prebuilt with onboard graphics solution. no extra power required runs straight of vga output.
Once the computers video output is established then set the TV up to tune into the converters output signal.
HD TV can be set up to run thru rca and components and if model is late enough shuld come equip with serial vga input for computers.Other than that HDMI seems to be the better quality of picture over rca component.Cost verses dollar really and function.

Cheap fix VGA to TV CONVERTER
Expensive Fix HDMI to HDMI

(it is posible to hdmi over cat5e)
NO COMPARISON FOR QUALITY.

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