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Unable to detect tv with hdmi connecter as second monitor

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#1 Smithi1


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Posted 01 June 2015 - 09:36 AM

I have been working on this issue for some time, when I ran a VGA cord directly to it it ran. I have since mounted the digital TV on a wall and I have chosen to go to a HDMI cable for ease of room.


I am running a Dell Optiplex 3010, Win 7 64bit


The TV is a Toshiba LED LCD TV model 32inch


I have updated all of the drivers and restarted the machine but no luck,  if anyone would please assist me.


Thanks, Smithi1

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#2 Citizen_WD


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 09:35 AM

Hello Smithi, 
If you are sure that all the drivers are in working order and the TV settings are correct (HDMI channel), try the following: 
Go into "control panel" , than "Personalization" 
On the side there is a "connect to a projector or other external display" 
this will open a window with things like Display brightness 
you'll want the "Display connected", hit Connect Display this should make the TV come on. 
Hope this was helpful, Citizen_WD 

#3 Smithi1

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 07:09 PM

Thanks Citizen_WD,


This did not solve the problem but thanks for your help. I have now worked through the problem and it is now solved.





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