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HDMI port fried or died?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Letf8b, Mar 31, 2013.

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  1. Letf8b

    Letf8b Thread Starter

    Mar 31, 2013
    I was watching TV last night and have been doing so for the last six months just fine then I went outside to smoke a cigarette In a thunderstorm this sounds so weird but there was a loud boom Of thunder and lightning so close I thought it hit the house so I came back in and My TV was out my computer was still on So I turn the TV back on and now it doesn't recognize my HDMI cord wth Is this just a coincidence that thunderstorm or did it somehow fry just my HDMI I plugged into our other TV and it doesn't work there either so I do know it's coming from the computer not the TV If you can help please do this is my life source Just let me know what information you will need thank you I have windows 7 pro on HP dv5-24dx entertainment notebook
  2. dai


    Mar 6, 2003
    try a new hdmi cable

    check the laptop is still set to output to a external screen

    check if there is any yellow alongside of anything in the device manager
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