Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop ?

I have a dell GX280 and I tried to connect it to a Olevia LCD TV but I have a problem to do so. I connect it via VGA cable. When I started the PC I could see TV display Windows logon and show PC is starting up. But then it turned to a blue screen with message 'A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.'. and it continued to say that I needed to run a system diagnostic utility to check memory check etc. the technical information was 'Stop: 0x000


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Lower you screen resoloution to 800x600 to start with. Also you must setup mutimonitor, correctly.\015\012
\015\012\015\012Right, well, IF your TV has a DB15 Female Plug on it then you CAN, connect it up and it will work, as a second "Monitor". OR If the laptop, has a "Composite Video" a Yellow RCA socket, then you can, connect to the TV's Composite IN. & it will be a second monitor. Otherwise you cannot, the VGA signal is NOT compatible with a TV's input. SOME cards have a connector that plugs into the DB15 and to the TV, but they are "Special". In saying that though you can "Micky Mouse" things together and get an output, but it real poor quality, and disappointing results, there are various posts on the net about doing this if you wish.
Remember DRIVERS, you also need the drivers installed & setup correctly in order for the hardware to work. As a tip, When connecting to a TV, always connect like this......First, plug all cables into TV's correct Video input(s). Connect up the Sound, plug all cables into laptop, turn TV ON. NOW, start the laptop, you should now soon see the an image.
NOTE: Some laptops & other devices, have HDMI out, sometimes, the AUDIO is not passed through, the HDMI cable, & the Audio must be run from Audio/Line OUT on laptop to AV IN on TV.Also some laptops have a socket that a multi-way 4/5/6/7 pins. A connector plugs into this, you then can connect to these connections, as you would normally.
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