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    Laptop to Plasma via DVI & HDMI, worked but isnt any more.

    Got an issue with a laptop that just 3 hours ago was outputting via DVI -> HDMI.

    I've not seen this setup so am just looking for a brainstorm of things to check.

    - check the cable at both ends
    - check the TV is set to the 'computer source' (DVI/VGA/HDMI)
    - check the resolution of the PC is one that is supported by the TV (right click on desktop > properties > settings tab)
    - make sure the refresh rate is set to something the TV can handle (I have mine set at 75hz)
    - not ideal, but if they have an old monitor with a VGA cable, it might be worth checking to see if that works
    - make sure the output on the laptop is set to TV/PC Monitor (FN key & F5 on toshiba laptops)
    any more suggestions?
    Last edited by Vini; 08-09-2006 at 02:58 PM.

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    Sure it supports 75Hz via HDMI? Try 60
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis
    Sure it supports 75Hz via HDMI? Try 60
    It's just a suggestion, i dont have HDMI, just giving them an example of something to look for...

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    Check the laptop is outputting to the correct video output.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluecube
    Check the laptop is outputting to the correct video output.
    meant to update my original post with things i thought of after posting

    keep em coming

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    Well, if it WAS working 3 hours ago and isn't now, either they have changed something or the screen/input has died...
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis
    Well, if it WAS working 3 hours ago and isn't now, either they have changed something or the screen/input has died...
    The major problem is their Yanks, and theyre insisting they havent changed a thing

    So i'm trying to brainstorm things to check.

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