How to connect a laptop to a TV
We connect the laptop to the TV via an HDMI cable.
- Connect the cable to the HDMI output of your laptop.
- Plug the other end of the cable into the HDMI input of your TV.
- On the remote control of your TV, press the button that selects the source of the displayed signal.
Modern flat panel televisions, like computers, are digital devices. Through HDMI, it became possible to transfer high quality files simultaneously with sound transmission.
High-Definition Multimedia Interface or, in short. HDMI, translated: high-resolution multimedia interface. Most cards provide the ability to connect a computer to the TV via hdmi.
How to connect HDMI to a TV
Off. We turn off both devices so as not to burn the ports. We connect the computer (laptop) to the TV using an HDMI cable. Insert one end of the cord into the HDMI output of the computer and the other end into the HDMI input of the TV. To avoid reducing image and sound quality, do not connect the DVI output (through the adapter) of the computer to the HDMI television input, and vice versa. The connectors should be the same.
Loading. The cable is inserted. Turn on the TV and computer. Windows will boot into the connected computer. It will become clear that the TV is connected to an external source by light blinks of the screen. Do not forget to put the TV in AVI mode, it receives signals from an external source (connected computer), and not from an antenna. In the AVI source mode, select the appropriate HDMI input for the TV.
Customization. To connect a laptop or computer to the TV, adjust the image. Right-click on the context menu on the computer’s desktop.
In Windows XP, select “Properties”, click the “Options” button. Click the “Advanced” button, select the appropriate value. The TV screen will display the desktop of your computer.
With Windows 7 and Windows 8 installed on your computer, right-click on an empty space, select “Screen Resolution”. Find the line “Screen” and select the appropriate option. The connected TV is not automatically detected? In the same window, click the “Find” button.
Wait for the TV to finish searching. Set the maximum resolution of the screen scan by selecting “monitor” and “frequent screen refresh” in the tab.
At the top of “Screen Settings” we determine which screen we have primary (1st) and secondary (2nd).
Need to click “Identify”. You will see a number on the TV screen “1”on the screen of a computer / laptop “2”. To fix the situation, in the “Screen Resolution” window, click on the screen “2”. Tick “Set as primary monitor” and press the button “OK”.
If necessary, in the properties of the card, configure the resolution of the desktop size, color correction.
Reboot. Reboot the computer. Changes to the settings will occur automatically.