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laptop to tv

by gandolf123 / March 5, 2013 6:51 PM PST

i have a samsung 19" tv Model no LE19R86BD.
it has a hdmi port on the back and i am trying to connect.
via hdmi cable to my laptop.but no matter what i try nothing works .i have had lots of answer of google ,but,
as i say i am getting nowhere. can anybody help.

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Re: laptop to tv
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 5, 2013 7:06 PM PST
In reply to: laptop to tv

Three options:
1. The laptop doesn't send a signal.
2. The cable is defective.
3. The TV doesn't process the signal.

So it starts with a process of elimination to find the culprit. It's only the laptop if another hdmi source is shown on the TV with the same cable, and the laptop doesn't work either on another TV with another cable.

Did you check the user manual of your (unknown to us) laptop to see how to activate the hdmi-port?


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laptop to tv.
by gandolf123 / March 6, 2013 12:04 AM PST
In reply to: Re: laptop to tv

thanks for your reply ,but i didn't mention my is a( toshiba satellite -itc c855).i am using a new
hdmi lead.i have tried this on my other tv another samsung.i downloaded a film on to my laptop and played it (via the hdmi lead )and it played's only on the small one it wont play.both are about 4 years old .
could it be this set is not hdmi compatible even though it has a hdmi port.or are the settings wrong.

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Then it's a setting.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 6, 2013 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: laptop to tv.

Why not change it?


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laptop to tv
by gandolf123 / March 6, 2013 1:40 PM PST
In reply to: Then it's a setting.

Change what.

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