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Connecting COmputer to tv

by MagicMark93 / November 28, 2011 2:19 AM PST

I have a Non HD Advent tv with a s-video card in the back. I have a windows xp computer with a s-video plug also. How do i connect everything and switch or install what i need to install.

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Challenging to most.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2011 7:14 AM PST

This requires the usual composite cable from PC to TV and then set the (non-HD) TV to that input and hope it works.

I find this setup too challenging for users today. Who today knows their machine well enough to tell the forum what control app is used to enable and configure their S-Video or composite video outputs? So few that I suggest you have it done for you.
Bob

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Ok
by MagicMark93 / November 28, 2011 9:07 AM PST
In reply to: Challenging to most.

Well if u could tell me wat info u need then i can give it to u for i know computer and tv knowledge

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I asked for it in my post.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2011 9:55 AM PST
In reply to: Ok

Since you can't tell me what application you use to control the composite or TV or S-video output of your system, I see this is again a repeat of why it's too hard for most.

No one expects folk to know this. And often the documentation of the machine is no where to be found.

You lead off with a XP Computer but there was no such model made.
Bob

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