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laptop connecting to tv TV turns off?!

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#1 whitelotus


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Posted 21 August 2009 - 01:01 PM

I connected my Toshiba satellite l305d-s5895 To my samsung 37 inch LCD tv. Using this vga wire


When i connected the lines they all fit, but when i changed my input on the tv to Computer the tv shuts down.
I tried one vga lines from my desktop and it seems to work fine?
Im wondering why is this happenning?

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#2 Sterling14


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Posted 21 August 2009 - 06:02 PM

You may need to change the resolution on the laptop before connecting it to the tv. The Resolution your laptop is currently running at is probably not supported by the tv. A safe bet that always works is 1024x768 resolution. Then when you have the laptop connected to the tv, you can change the resolution from there! Don't forget to change the resolution back before disconnecting the tv!
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