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Connect Laptop to Tv

Hi, I just bought an hp...
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8893067&type=product&id=1211587729555
That has s-video, vga and hdmi ports that would let me connect my laptop to a tv.
I'm guessing hdmi is my best option here, but I'm moving to south america in a little bit and as you imagine not everyone has an hd tv there, so Im looking for something more standard.
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Would that be vga? and also, is there any way I can use only 1 cable for both video and audio?

Thanks a lot, Marcelo.

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Hdmi may be the best option but why not be prepare and...

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carry all three cables. You objective is computer display or video display? If video, be sure the player (software) is capable of doing what you want; You know, hi-def is a little bit more demanding.

As for audio, the hdmi cable should/will carries both audio and video; the other 2 needs separate audio (cables or speaker).

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sounds good

In reply to: Hdmi may be the best option but why not be prepare and...

thanks. Just got my new laptop, sweet! I'll came back if i have any problems hooking it up.

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