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Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Himari, Jul 12, 2007.

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  1. Himari

    Himari Thread Starter

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    Hello, I am trying to use my TV as a monitor for my computer. I have a GeForce 7950 and an Olevia TV. It has VGA and HDMI but I am trying to use the componet cables from my video card. The blue, green, and red ones. It shows up but everything is blue and white. The colors aren't coming in right at all. I have checked that they are matched correctly multiple times. I was wondering what I may be able to do to fix the problem? I have also tried reinstalling the video drivers. I would like to see if there is any way to fix this using the cables and not having to get a VGA cable.
     
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    It is possible that there may be some type of "component video" type difference. The controller may be outputting Y,Pr,Pb signals while TV is expecting RGB signals.

    It may be rather difficult for someone here to help troubleshoot your problem without knowing the exact brand and model number of the video controller card (I believe that GeForce 7950 refers only to the graphics ICs on the card) as well as the model number of the Olevia TV.
     
  3. Himari

    Himari Thread Starter

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    I don't know the model for the TV. But I fixed it, I reinstalled the video drivers for the card and it worked fine. This was the second time I don't know why it didn't work the first time but thanks for the response.
     
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    I suggest you look on the label for the TV and find out what model it is. :rolleyes:
     
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