connecting laptop-HDTV

  aby471 23:57 06 Aug 2011
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i recently bought a new 40 inch samsung HDTV and i wanted to connect it to my laptop but when i connect it to my HDTV using a dvi cable and the audio cable but when i change the source to pc it`s like theres no cable at all plz help me

ps:i dont know my tv`s model

  birdface 08:15 07 Aug 2011

Tv programs need to be changed.

i am connected the same way to a 23" Samsung and there is a button on the top right of the Remote that I have to press if I just want to watch TV or press it another twice to go back to the computer.

It says Source so if yours has that give it a try.

  aby471 09:41 07 Aug 2011

yes like i said i changed the source to pc

  birdface 11:34 07 Aug 2011

Yes sorry aby471 I should have said mine is a Monitor/TV and it worked ok without entering any CD's.

Maybe go into Device Manager.Monitors.And try updating the driver which I suppose is not very easy if you have no picture.

That is the only experience I have had with changing monitors so best waiting for someone else that can help.

  aby471 12:41 07 Aug 2011

ok thx anyway

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