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My hdmi cables are connected to tv and laptop but I only get a "no signal" on my tv

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  • Laptops
  • Cable
  • HDMI
  • Home Theatre
Last response: in Streaming Video & TVs
March 9, 2015 9:35:09 AM

what do I do to get the signal onto the tv screen?

More about : hdmi cables connected laptop signal

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a c 2038 x TV
a b D Laptop
March 9, 2015 10:43:08 AM

First on the PC set the TV as an extended display and set the resolution at the native resolution of the TV (720p or 1080p usually). Then you may have to switch the TV to a different input and back again to get the TV and PC to "handshake". This is the TV and PC detecting each other and sometimes the order in which they are turned on matters. The laptop detects the TV and turns on the 2nd display HDMI out but the TV may have stopped looking for it so you switch quickly so that the TV looks again.
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