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I can't get a signal from my desktop to my hdtv when I use the hdmi port. The desktop is a gateway GT5676

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  • snuggler40 Feb 10, 2011

    I have the tv hooked to no other inputs as I am only going to use it as a monitor. I have scrolled thru the input on the tv and got to its only HDMI position. The screen shows no signal

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First, make sure the computer port is working in the computer by going to the device management ICON in control panel.

Once you check that, make sure you have set up your preferences in the TV to allow "INPUT" from the HDMI port. If you have more than one HDMI ports make sure you have the correct number listed. This is a common error. It would be the same if you are running a DVR with an HDMI cable, you need to set up the TV. Normally you hit the "INPUT" button on the remote control and a list pops up. Scroll over with the arrows to the correct HDMI port. You will likely need to do this again to get back to the cable input once you are finished with the computer connection.

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