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Using my TV screen as my Desktop monitor?

Discussion in 'Home Theater PC' started by noely70, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. noely70

    noely70 Guest

    Hi all and thank you for allowing me to join.

    I would like to use my flat screen tv as my desktop pc monitor. my tv (television) has a pc input, would I just connect the pc to the tv?

    I apologise if this seems a very simple task, I am so bad at pc tech stuff.... Also my pc is a few years old running on XP, I have no cables for the TV 2 pc, as sold the monitor and gave the cable that connects it in the sale.

    If it is as simple as pluging in a cable would the sound from watching DVD on the pc come out the tv? Many thanks for you help and advice Mel
  2. ollieiii

    ollieiii Member

    Jan 2, 2010
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    I used a VGA Monitor cable to connect my pc to my tv, and for sound i use external speakers out of pc. Very little cost and simple for me.
  3. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Oct 15, 2004
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    moved to correct forum as not a usenets newsgroups issue.

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