TV Out: Can't view on TV and monitor at same time

  oo7juk 21:15 10 Jun 03
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Connected up my TV out so that I can watch DVD's on my TV via my PC but the picture switches to the TV only and my monitor goes blank. My PC is in the other room so I can't see what I'm doing. Any ideas, many thanks.

James.

  ton 21:32 10 Jun 03

Which version of windows and video card?

  oo7juk 21:39 10 Jun 03

Windows XP and the card is a Nvidia Riva TNT2 Model64/Model64Pro.

Thanks.

  ton 22:07 10 Jun 03

This any help? - for Win98 but probably the same.

click here

  Marc_Ellis 22:12 10 Jun 03

Dont look like you will be able to use both at the same time. Think this feature was only avalible on the Geforce 4 and above. I cant get it to work on my Geoforce 3 ti200 at the same time.

I just use my Detonator drivers and use the nView facility.

  ton 22:41 10 Jun 03

If you have 'twinview' in the software, it should work. Have the TV connected and switched on (to the appropriate channel) before you do the settings.

  oo7juk 23:20 10 Jun 03

I don't have twinview, can I download it? Is there any other ways of doing it.

Thanks.

  ton 23:41 10 Jun 03

Did you check the link in my previous post to see if your software is the same?

  kspatto 00:19 11 Jun 03

suggest you download the latest driver for your video card from click here
you can then use twin view and clone your screen

this is the route
desktop>properties>settings>advanced>twinview>
clone>apply settings and agree to keep settings before 15 sec limit

also you will need to plug you sound card into your tv some how (argos do a handy pack of tv connectors)

  oo7juk 21:33 11 Jun 03

Ton,

Yeah, don't have that software.

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