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No sound with HDMI cable from my laptop t.v.

by xALANx08 / March 5, 2009 11:08 AM PST

Just bought a new 42 inch LG t.v. for my room. I've hooked up the HDMI cable from my laptop to my t.v. Picture is there, but there is no sound. I've gone to my control panel > sound > and enabled High Definition audio. I've even set it as my default audio output. Still no sound. When I click "test" next to the High Def audio it plays a little tune and I hear THAT through my t.v. but no other audio will come through. Any help is appreciated.

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Now what about Windows Media Player.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2009 11:20 AM PST
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Use SPDIF as the default playback
by duf15 / May 10, 2010 11:32 PM PDT

Control>sound>choose spdif.

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same problem
by Gutom_Maselan / April 29, 2011 7:11 AM PDT

i have the same problem but on my control panel and sound my HDMI shows that it is not connected but i can see a mirror of my computer thru my TV. please help me with this thank you.

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Mirror or clone?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 29, 2011 7:18 AM PDT
In reply to: same problem

A "mirror" image would be something new. But a clone of the desktop is normal. It's one of the two options of "extend" or "clone" (copy) the desktop.
Bob

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This helped me,
by MrsSwordman5K2U / June 1, 2011 5:41 AM PDT
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