Hooking up laptop to HDTV with HDMI cable

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countrymama Posts 1 Registration date Monday June 23, 2014 Status Member Last seen June 23, 2014 - Jun 23, 2014 at 07:00 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jun 25, 2014 at 06:47 PM
I am trying to hook my HDTV to my HP Laptop with my HDMI cable but every time I plug the cable in my laptop goes black.... HELP!

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Jun 25, 2014 at 06:47 PM
Before you connect the cable I suggest you go to the Intel icon in the Control Panel and set the laptop screen to "clone" mode. That should give you the same screen on both the laptop and the TV. Then you can debug the problem(s) with the TV.

Good Luck
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