Windows- Use your TV as a secondary monitor

October 2016


How to connect a computer to a TV screen?


  • Start by connecting the computer and TV with cable.
  • Then, on your computer, perform the following operations:
  • Right-click on the desktop
  • Select "Display Properties"
  • Go to "Settings".
  • Windows indicated that two screens are connected to your PC.
    • Screen 1 is the current screen of your PC.
    • Screen 2 is the secondary screen ( TV or projector).
  • Click on the screen 2 and check "Extend the desktop onto this monitor"

The TV will then detect the signal from the computer.

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