If the laptop will output surround sound it needs to be connected:
1. To a surround sound receiver with HDMI inputs, it connected to the TV.
2. To the TV is the TV has surround sound output that can be connected to a surround sound receiver.
HI GUYS,JULIAN HERE. I HAVE A SAMSUNG LED HDTV AND A LAPTOP COMPUTER THAT HAS A HDMI PORT. I HAVE MY COMPUTER PLUGGED INTO MY TV AND YOU CAN SEE EVERYTHING MY PROBLEM IS THAT I WANT TO USE MY SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS INSTEAD OF THE COMPUTER SPEAKERS BUT I DONT KNOW HOW TO DO THIS CAN ANYONE PLEASE HELP ME?