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Connecting laptop to LG Plasma via vga cable

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I have tried to connect my laptop to the RGB input via a vga cable, but when I use the remote -> input ->RGB... there is no signal. Do I need to enable anything on my laptop in order to view it on my plasma?

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You should have a button that you have to press to get it to switch over, on mine i have to press and hold the Fn key then press the F4 key might not be the same on yours but you should have a f something key that has what looks like a little screen on it that is to switch the output if that does not work try hooking up your laptop just like before, and then restart it. good luck

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Did you try the "function" key + F7 to switch to the view from your laptop to the tv similar to in an office setting when giving a presentation from you laptop connect to a high density projector.

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