How can I connect my computer to my television screen?

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How can I connect my computer to a TV or television screen?

I want to use my television to be able to view my computer as another screen. From what I've read so far, I understand I'll need an S-Video cable. Other than that, I don't really know what else to do. Therefore, can someone tell me, before I buy the cable if I'm missing something, so as not to waste time. Thnx!


If you use an S cable, don't expect a good picture. The S cable is only capable of standard definition...

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Can i connect a television to my computer so theres two screen?

i'm trying to connect a television to my computer so i can watch a media file on my television while i do my work on my computer screen. My computer and computer screen don't have a red white and yellow plug only my television does(if this helos). Any...


. NO. They're not compatable. You might try going to your neighborhood electronics repair store and...

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You would need either a S-Video, or HDMI out on the computer or a RGB or DVI in on the TV. If you have...

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I would like to connect my computer, to my television screen?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop, and it has a S-Video port while my television also has several s-video ports. what sorts of cables will be needed? & proper names for the cables would be appreciated because I need to research how much (canadian...


the cable you need is actually called "S-Video Cable" it's sold at almost every store that...

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Can I connect my television to my computer to act as a screen?

I don't have cable, so I watch netflix and hulu and stuff online. Is there some kind of cord or magic box that would allow me to watch the internet on my tv? The tv is a Phillips flatscreen, and I have DSL and an Xbox 360, if any of that helps. Thanks...


You mean like this?… My computer has a DVI port, which...

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Can i use a 15 pin logic cable to watch television on my computer screen?

ok so i plugged in my logic cable to my pc and my tv, i've looked at all of the options and as far as i know i've only been able to either see my pc screen on my tv screen or extend the original monitor into two, so i want to know, is it possible to...


Not by using a simple cable such as you're using because the VGA ports on computers are outputs not...

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How Do I Hook/Connect my Computer Tower to my Laptop so I can retrieve files from my Tower?

Hello, I have an Toshiba laptop and a Compaq Tower Computer. As of this year my famil replace the old tower with a new one but didn't bother to save any of the files on the old tower, so we have a tower with many files, pictures, music, home videos,...


I would unhook the monitor from the new tower, hook it up to the old one, and then network the two computers...

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Connect Computer to Television - Playstation 2?

Hi, I want to connect my computer to my television, so that my TV will show what my computer screen would. I have a Playstation 2 already hooked up to the TV using the three different-colored wires and I noticed that the PS2 has two USB ports in front...


i am pretty sure you cant connect to your computer using a ps2, but if you have a computer with hdmi...

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Why does my 'full screen' option not cover the entire screen when I connect my computer to my tv via HTMI?

I am trying to connect my computer to my television via HDMI cable. I have successfully attached the two, but I am having trouble playing videos on Netflix. When I try to go to full screen mode, the video only covers the bottom portion of the screen...


Mine does the same thing. The computer isn't designed to fill a whole TV screen. It just fills the majority...

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