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What cable do I need to connect TV to computer

Jan 23, 2017 11:42AM PST

Hi,
First I must apologize I don't have all of the language or know what certain cables and ports are called. I will do my best. I could attach pictures but I don't know how to do that on this forum.

I have a Samsung TV SyncMaster Model # B2230HD and a Dell inspiron 660 computer. I have a cable from the computer to a separate monitor using the ports that use a cable which screws to the port to keep a tight connection. That works well. My TV has what I believe are called HDMI ports but I have 2 recorders that are using those ports. They also work well.

The computer has what I think is the HDMI port open. The TV has a port that has the screw holes available. (it's blue if that makes any difference). I'm sorry they don't say what the name of that port is. The manual does say PC in.

Question 1. I would like to do this as simply as possible. That would be to connect the available ports. Would that work?

2. If that won't work, what would? I think I see other possibilities, but I don't have the words/skill to write them out, and don't know if they would work.

3. Now I see there are different types of one cable, there seems to be a 2 and a 2.2 a 4. Which type of cable do I need.

I tried reading the manual and quick start guides and I'm totally confused. I hope I have included enough information.

Thank you,
Bernadine

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