Male to Male Connection Issues

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  1. UltraPrimal

    UltraPrimal N/A

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    Just got one of these cords so I could hook up my laptop to my TV. And it's pretty sweet! Only 2 problems though.

    1. If I'm playing a video, the sound doesn't come out of the TV speakers, just the computers.

    2. I've noticed my laptop's screen seems to be yellowed. :puke: 

    Any help guys?
     
  2. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    All easy jokes about the title aside, if you just got a DVI or VGA cable, that's video only, not sound. You'd need another cable to output the sound to your TV.

    The yellowing... not too sure about that one.
     
  3. Zeta Otaku

    Zeta Otaku Who ya gonna call? TFW2005 Supporter

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    could be an inability of your onboard video to display on two screens at once. As for the sound, your TV should have a stereo-in very near to the VGA in. all you need to do is buy a male-male stereo cable and you'll be set.
     
  4. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    That title is so wrong.... or is it right? :lolol 
     
  5. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Color issues are usually a bent pin or a break in the cable somewhere.
     

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