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Jittery when hooking up to a HDTV

by personofthefurby / July 3, 2011 8:31 AM PDT

When I hook up my Netbook to my HDTV using a VGA to VGA cable, all seems to be well. I use only my HDTV as the monitor for higher resolution. When I change the channel or input and go back to VGA, the TV becomes very jittery unless to mouse is off the screen (all the way to the right) or there's action going on (watching a movie).

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You bet!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2011 2:28 PM PDT

I found the only NETBOOK that worked well at this were the ION DRIVE models. The cause is the netbook and the cure is a more capable machine.

I have encountered folk that don't believe it.

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by personofthefurby / July 3, 2011 4:33 PM PDT
In reply to: You bet!

I have an Acer, so it just wont hook up to any external monitor because it needs a special hard drive?

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Sorry to read your reply.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 4, 2011 3:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Seriously?

I do know that people will lose months trying this or that.

When I wrote ION DRIVE that is some graphics chipset that helps with the video display and used on some netbooks to allow them to do what you are attempting.

Hope you don't lose too much time on this.

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