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display not working, with receiver and laptop

by suez317 / June 1, 2013 3:07 PM PDT

I hooked up my dish network receiver to my pc using hdmi to hdmi but none of my settings for display is working, I went thru each option on the laptop..computer only, duplicate, extend and projector only, and none work, tells me no projector hooked up...plz help...thanks

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What exactly are you trying to do with the devices?
by Pepe7 / June 2, 2013 11:19 AM PDT

Be more specific on whether you are trying to export content from the DVR to your PC, or recording television programming from your DISH box on your PC, etc.

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I maybe wrong here but...
by Oldartq / June 2, 2013 10:48 AM PDT

are you sure the hdmi on the computer is an input?

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HDMI
by sunwatcher / June 3, 2013 8:20 AM PDT

"..computer only, duplicate, extend and projector only"

Those settings are for display output from your PC.

What is the make/model of your PC? I agree with Oldartq, the HDMI on PCs is usually an output for a display device, not an input for a receiver.

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