how do i view laptop media on tv ?

  LEGGGGY 19:36 24 Nov 08

hi i have a modern laptop and would like to be to view pictures ,video etc from my laptop onto my tv if possible .

any ideas ?

  skidzy 19:50 24 Nov 08

If your laptop has a vga port and the tv has one also,connect these with a vga cable then right click on the laptop desktop and select graphic options and select external (tv) or dual (Laptop and tv).

You will also need the audio cables connect if you want sound from the tv.

Thats a basic way to do as you ask.

  LEGGGGY 19:54 24 Nov 08

how do i know what a vga port is ?

  MCE2K5 20:12 24 Nov 08

vga port click here

  skidzy 20:12 24 Nov 08
  LEGGGGY 20:20 24 Nov 08

no i do not appear to have one of those, it has somet similar but its black ???/

  woodchip 20:22 24 Nov 08

You also need to set your Graphics Adapter to Dual Monitor In Display Properties in Control Panel

  skidzy 20:25 24 Nov 08

DVI maybe ? though there normally white click here

If you have a digital camera,is it possible to take a pic and host the pic for us to see.

If you do not know how,we can help on that also.

You may have an s-video connection click here

Handy link for you click here

  LEGGGGY 20:35 24 Nov 08

its black with 15 pin holes with a rectangle sign above it

laptop is model toshiba L350

IVE just looked in book and it says its an External monitor port...

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