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How do I set up TV as second monitor to watch movies on?

By breakny
Nov 25, 2008
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  1. i have a nvidia geforce 7600 gs card and i have attached av cable to the adapter and conected to the card. i dont know how to set up the tv as a monitor and cant find info on how to do it. i know it can be done and assumed all i had to do was plug it in and drag applications over to the tv. that is how i want it set up please help
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,836   +164

    Have you looked at your video settings. What OS are you running? XP, Vista?
  3. Atwooooood

    Atwooooood TS Enthusiast Posts: 115

    try going into your video/display settings and setting up extended desktop when the tv is plugged in.

    is that along the lines of what your looking to do?
  4. breakny

    breakny TS Rookie Topic Starter

    xp

    i am running xp i know i need to set up the video settings and extended desctop but cant find any option to do it
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,836   +164

    Right-click on an empty spot on the desktop and look for Nvidia Control Panel. Carefully look for their extended desktop settings somewhere in that utility
  6. breakny

    breakny TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks i got it working now but only in black and white any ideas???
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