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Not supported mode

by randyvalpobb / January 29, 2009 5:24 AM PST

I keep getting not supported mode coming up on monitor when i have laptop connected to my Samsung 4665 model tv. I get neither the laptop or the tv monitor to show my desktop? Anyone familiar with this problem?

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Resolutions
by Chao_Sama / January 29, 2009 5:52 AM PST
In reply to: Not supported mode

Mode Not supported stems for an resolution clash between the device connected and the tv. The most common issue when an tv is hooked up via hdmi to an device which does not support 480 i.

Are you using hdmi cord with your pc connection?

If your using an vga cable if so make sure the pc is set the optimum resolution. per the user manual (pc section)

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vga connector
by randyvalpobb / January 29, 2009 6:12 AM PST
In reply to: Not supported mode

I am using a vga conenctor and it keeps saying no supported mode. IT worked a day ago.

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Worked before?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / February 2, 2009 1:04 PM PST
In reply to: Not supported mode

randyvalpobb,

If it worked a day ago, there could be a few issues at play here.

First of all, I always recommend checking to make sure you have the latest BIOS (strange I know, but it works!) and the latest driver for your laptop's video card.

Does toggling the FN+F8 (or monitor out) key send the signal to the television?

Are you using the supported resolutions outlined in the manual?

Keep me posted!

--HDTech

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Same Problem
by aboes81 / February 25, 2009 2:49 PM PST
In reply to: Worked before?

I have a laptop that I connect to my lna550 via the RGB connection. Until about a week ago it display beautifully at 1920x1080. Now when I select that resolution it says "Mode Not Supported". Now it will display in a lot of different resolutions but none of them look nearly as good as 1920x1080. I'll try updating my BIOS.

Any other ideas?

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