Laptop to tv connection

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oldnovice Posts 1 Registration date Thursday November 5, 2015 Status Member Last seen November 5, 2015 - Nov 5, 2015 at 07:34 PM
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Nov 5, 2015 at 07:40 PM
Hello,
I have spent 2 days trying to get my gateway ne56r series laptop to work with my TCL television. The tv has 3 hdmi ports. I tried the connection in all 3 and i keep getting "no signal". I tried doing it manually but the tv cannot be found on the laptop. I also tried updating the driver which hasnt worked either as it said i had the latest version. I have the MS basic version video card driver. What can i do to get both tv and laptop to work together? Thanks for your assistance.
Regards,
Beth
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,830
Nov 5, 2015 at 07:40 PM
The external video port is inactive on most laptops until turned on. Gateway may use Fn + F3 to activate the video port.

Good luck
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