laptop to tv

Discussion in 'hardware' started by culla, Jul 31, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. culla

    culla Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts:
    504
    i've plugged my laptop into my lcd tv i have tv switched to vga and can see my desktop,mouse and open/close programs
    but when i try to play a video it can be seen on the laptop but not on the tv the wmp can be seen the seek bar is moving as it plays but no picture ?
     
  2. tobacco

    tobacco Frequent Poster

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2005
    Posts:
    1,497
    Location:
    British Columbia
    You may need a hdmi cable. Does your laptop support hdmi??
     
  3. culla

    culla Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts:
    504
    no hdmi on laptop [hp compaq nx9010] has vga/svideo

    tv is kogan has hdmi/svideo/vga/blue green pink rca/yellow white red rca

    o_O?
     
  4. GlobalForce

    GlobalForce Regular Poster

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2004
    Posts:
    3,581
    Location:
    Garden State, USA
  5. culla

    culla Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts:
    504
    thanks mate got it set as extension of desktop works great :D
     
  6. GlobalForce

    GlobalForce Regular Poster

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2004
    Posts:
    3,581
    Location:
    Garden State, USA
    Was it the first or which? Ah - extend .... I'll take it was the opener.
     
  7. culla

    culla Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts:
    504
    yes that was the key strange that i could see the desktop and everything else except the movie itself and now i can see it perfectly currently watching the mummy totde on a great big lcd tv as i type thanks again :D
     
Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.