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Old 04-15-2006, 08:21 PM   #1
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Default 20" hdtv as my monitor

i want to use my 20" hdtv, and when i connect it with the computer cable, it doesnt show anything. it only works with games. what is wrong?
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Old 04-15-2006, 08:51 PM   #2
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

its proly in the wrong input
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Old 04-15-2006, 09:06 PM   #3
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

um, theres only one computer input on my tv...and why would it only work with games?
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Old 04-19-2006, 09:27 PM   #4
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

which video card are we talking about here? nvidia or ati becuase it is usually the software that needs work on
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Old 04-19-2006, 09:31 PM   #5
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

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which video card are we talking about here? nvidia or ati becuase it is usually the software that needs work on
or do you mean hardware? Cause i believe you need an HDTV out on your graphics card to use a high-def TV. I think that's what you were saying right?
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or do you mean hardware? Cause i believe you need an HDTV out on your graphics card to use a high-def TV. I think that's what you were saying right?
yeah minor mistake, but how is he able to play games on it already?
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

Well you need to like change the channel. To like TV/Video 1 or TV/Video 2. Ect.
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but how is he able to play games on it already?
oh right, i forgot about that one...hmm well then you might be right when you say software related. That doesn't quite make sense that games would work and nothing else.
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Try updating ur drivers, and try changing the display modes.
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Default Re: 20" hdtv as my monitor

im gunna retry it tomorow with my mac.
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