laptop to tv connection problem

  beestin 18:00 14 Jul 10
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i have a e-system 1210 laptop and a samsung plasma ps42b430p2wxxu tv. my laptop has a vga output and my tv has scart, hdmi and component input.....help! ive tried connecting the two with a lead that has vga and component connections but nothing. my tv just says no signal

  woodchip 18:56 14 Jul 10

You need to set your Display Adapter Driver for Dual Display,if it supports it. Right click desktop\Settings\Advanced\Adapter you should have dual monitors showing in it some place, check around

  beestin 20:51 14 Jul 10

i have tried this but it didnt do anything. the tv was still displaying no signal

i was wondering if i am using the correct lead/s or do i need to change any other settings?

  northumbria61 21:48 14 Jul 10

Does your TV not have a VGA input ?

  northumbria61 22:03 14 Jul 10

Sorry - I have just looked at your specification and no you haven't. Looking at other options for you.

  northumbria61 22:10 14 Jul 10

If this is what you are using click here

Do you not just need to set your TV to RGB or PC Input ?

  beestin 22:16 14 Jul 10

that is the exact lead that i bought and are trying to use. i select the component source channel on the tv but the problem staeted above occurs....no signal

  northumbria61 22:35 14 Jul 10

Just another suggestion -You may need to switch over to an external monitor on your laptop. Some computers have a function key (mine is Fn Key + F5) but consult your manual for the correct combination. Usually listed under external monitor in the index. Hope this helps.

  beestin 18:09 15 Jul 10

i have tried this northumbria61 but when i do my screen goes blank but nothing happens with the tv, it still states no signal.

  northumbria61 21:51 15 Jul 10

Click on 9002 here - click here= AND VIEW VIDEO

  northumbria61 21:53 15 Jul 10

Sorry - you may have to click on "How to Guides" from that page then select 9002

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