laptop connection to lcd tv ?

  greenways 14:37 16 May 2007
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good day,I have a compaq laptop with monitor out connection,15 pin,but no s-vid.my new lcd tv has pc input at rear-also 15 pin.I have connected both units up with correct cable-changed AV on tv to PC but still no picture.Do I have to change anything on the laptop display settings.laptop is nx6110-2 years old.
all help very welcome thanks dave.

  FreeCell 19:52 16 May 2007

There is usually a function key combination to switch the video output from the laptop. On my Tosh it is F5. (See if there is a small screen printed on any function key).

Press this and it will toggle the display to screen/external mon itor (TV)/both screen and external.

  STREETWORK 20:43 17 May 2007

On my tosh its Fn and F7

Also check the graphics driver and see if you can do it from there...

  woodchip 22:18 18 May 2007

Go into Control Panel, Depending on your Graphics check Display Adapter settings. Look for two monitors

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