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T.V.'s & Notebooks

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by BrackishKnave007, Oct 26, 2008.

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  1. BrackishKnave007

    BrackishKnave007 Thread Starter

    Oct 26, 2008
    I'm just wondering if there is a way to hook up a note book to a T.V. so that you can play a DVD through it.
  2. TheOutcaste


    Aug 7, 2007
    Welcome to TSG!

    Yes, if the notebook has a S-Video port or HDMI port it supports connecting a TV. Some video adapters has a TV out function VGA port, this would require a VGA to S-Video adapter. Note that this adapter will only work if the video card supports it, it will not convert a VGA signal to S-Video.
    The Laptop User Guide should have a section on how to connect to a TV if that is supported.

    Some TV's may have a VGA Input that let's you use them as a monitor, so you can connect a PC without having to have a TV out feature. THe TV's user guide would have info on this.


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