Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook ?

I want to hook laptop up to tv

\015 I have s-video cable and cant get video to play on tv from laptop, can you help\015

Answers :

For a home theater:
First you need a high quality video card with lots of dedicated video memory and video outputs that is compatible with your T.V. Then you need TV tuner cards in your PC for both analog and HDTV signals. Some TV tuner cards support both HD and analog signals such as the ADS Tech Instand HDTV PCI card. You need a high quality sound card that supports 6.1 or 7.1 surround sound.
Connections for any:
Connect the audio output on your computer sound card to the audio inputs on your T.V.
Determine the type of input cable that your tv will accept. Connect the S-Video from your computer to the T.V.'s s-video input. Some T.Vs don't have a s-video input, some have Component which consists of three RCA-like connections colored red, green and blue. Others use Composite, which is a yellow RCA like connector. So it depends if your TV has the proper hook ups.
After you hook the cable up to the tv, go into the tv's menu to make sure the input mode is set to s-video. then go into the control panel on your laptop and find the settings for your video card and set the output to "TV" or "Clone"

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