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can i hook up my computer to this TV??

I have been hearing and reading that you can't hook up a computer to the toshiba dlp series of tv's? I was wondering if this is true, cause i have a sony lcd projection and was thinking about exchanging it for the toshiba dlp, but if i can't hook up my computer to it via hdmi, then i won't.


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not gonan happen with either

try the samsung dlp's or possibly the mitsu but I would have to check into that one.

Also the panasonic lcd and dlp have the vga hookup as well

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why not hdmi to dvi

why can't i hook it up with an hdmi to dvi cable and hook up the audio seperatly??

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if your computer has the dvi out then it will work no prob. But most people's computers dont have the dvi out.

Also use the fiber optic for sound if your computer has it

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yea, i got all of that

yea, i have all the hookups and cables i need, i just need to make sure that the tv won't mess up when i hook it up. I have been hearing that it isn't a good idea to hook the toshiba up to the computer. People have been saying that it says not to do this in the manual many times.

-i read the customer reviews in the review section and this is where i read this

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i guess you will be using the dvi/hdmi cable to hook it up. I say give it a try. I dont see why it would harm the tv.

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In Laredo Man's case.

It's not that it would harm the tv but that the HDMI will not recognize the computer if the computer is on before the tv and in his case, the computer is NEVER turn off.

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