Im trying to connect my pc to a 42PX5D LG plasma tv.... I have changed the settings on the TV to RGB/PC and connected the computer.
When I start up the computer it Loaded okay, and displayed on the TV until it went to show the desktop, then the screen goes blank and I get an error stating "invaild format" Please help... Thanks Sarah
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Hi Sarah, You may want to try lowering the resolution of your computer down first before connecting the 42PX5D. Since everything seems to be working except when you get to the desktop then your PC might be set to a resultion that's too high for the LG (am not 100% sure, but I think that LG's max res is 1024 X 768). Try to adjust your PC's resolution while still connected to a regular monitor, right click on any free/clear part of your desktop and click properties. Display Properties window will pop-up, click on Settings tab, adjust Screen resolution towards the left,trym lowest posiible, color quality, again lowest possible. Then hook it up to the LG. If desktop now displays in LG, do the same again but this time going up. Do it by increment and stop when LG screen goes blank. Press escape to go to setting prior to blank. Adjust color quality best setting acceptable to the LG. Good luck and hopes this work out for you. Regards.
The manual recommends using a resolution of 1024x768 and a refresh rate of 60Hz when you connect a PC to this model. You've probably trid the correct resolution, but my guess is you need to change the refresh rate.
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It sounds like you are using the wrong audio input jack, by chance are you using the audio cable with RED and WHITE RCA to mini stereo plug ?
If you look at the VGA port on the the TV, you will see a small mini phone jack (PC audio) close by, that will be for the sound input when TV is in PC mode.
Please verify for me.
Try connecting any other device to the TV and check to confirm whether the issue is with the TV. Then, try resetting the TV to the factory settings. If the issue persists, try Power resetting the TV and check. If the issue still persists, the TV may require service.
Try to reinstall the video driver for the desktop. you can download the drivers from http://support.dell.com Also flash the bios of the computer by download int the file from the above website. and also try to change the resolution by connecting to a monitor and try connecting to the TV ..
you have not mention the model of lg 32" what i suggest is lower the resolution of your hp pc tp 800 by 600 and gradualy increase the res to get the picture which matches the plasma
hope this will solve your problem
Same problem!!! Inspiron E1505 connected to a year old LG 47" 1080p lcd. My rgb used to work fine, plug and play with my pc. No luck with my laptop though. I've tried setting up duel monitors, updating all(atleast I think all) of my drivers, and rechecking all connections!! Please Help.
You need to either connect to the TV the cord that your computer monitor would connect to or have a video card that supports S-Video and the appropriate cables S-Video and RCA audio out cables for either.
Then you must select the appropriate input on your TV, such as VGA or S-Video (and audio in.) .
You have to activate the external/dual monitor feature of your PC. If it's a laptop, it's Fn + F? key and if your PC is a desktop you have to go to the Display Properties, Settings tab, Advance button.
Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back should you need additional information.