On the TV as a monitor thing,
Hook up the TV to the video card with the S video cable
[ A TV tuner will not make yor TV work as a regular monitor. It will allow you to watch TV & record/playback only
If you don't have a video card with TV out you won't be able to use the TV as a monitor]
Turn the computer & TV off
Turn the TV on & put it on Auxillary
Turn the computer on & let it start
Click anywhere on the desktop there isn't a icon
on the menu click Properties
Click on the Settings tabClick on the second monitor
put checkmarks in the boxes by.
Extend my Windows desktop to this monitor
Use this as my primary monitor
you now should have a desktop on the TV
click on monitor 1 & take the checkmark out of the box by
rxtend my desktop to this monitor.
The TV is now your monitor
On the TV tuner,
I have a "Easy TV Tuner" I bought off of ebay for $20. with free shipping.
It came with a remote & a disk with the drivers & software.
It was easy to install & works great !
The ONLY issue is sometimes when I change the channel the new challel will be B&W for a few seconds before the color kicks in.
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