Help with a wire for PC to TV.

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Iv got this wire http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f312/ ... 0_0871.jpg and my laptop has this port http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f312/ ... 0_0872.jpg and i was wondering if this cable will have my tv display what is on my screen. And if it would work, how do I get it to work?
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Looks like an S-Video connection. If your TB supports S-Video then it should work just fine and no extra hardware or software is needed. Your TV will just act like monitor.
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If you do not have an SVideo jack on your TV, then you can get an SVideo-to-composite adapter for pretty cheap. It will work the same way. (Composite = Yellow Video Cable)
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I use to have one of them connecting my computer to tv. I had to select a setting in my graphics card settings to force TV output because for some reason it diddn't think it was connected.
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Yeah. Sometimes it just detects it. Mine needs a converter since I only have composite, but I know some poeple have to force it.
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thanks for ur guys help, my tv does have s-video. The thing is, is that my laptop has the s-video thing but it has 7 pins instead of 4, but i read up on it and i found out how to get it to work, the 3 extra pins are for companys for special things, thats what i read. thanks for the help, i got it working.
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how does it look.. when i did it to my t.v on my old laptop it was fuzzy and all messed up
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Well, it will always be fuzzy if it's a normal lo-def TV. If you watch a movie or play a game it will look alright, but text is near impossible to read.
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Well, for me, its not that its fuzzy, its just small, even on 800x600. videos and the bg looks really nice.

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