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					How to Connect your PC to your TV
FOR WINDOWS XP
1. Make sure your computer or laptop is connected to your high-speed Internet connection such as RoadRunner. Locate the video output on your computer by referencing the connection index to the right. Find the input section on your television; it’s usually on the back or side of your set. Make sure both your television and your computer are turned off. 2. Connect your computer to your TV. Determine your appropriate cable by referencing your computer’s output and your television set’s input (see connection index to the right). 3. Connect the audio cable from your computer to your television set’s audio input. If you are using an HDMI cable you will not need a separate audio cable. 4. Turn on your computer and your television. Once your television and computer are on you will need to switch your television set to the appropriate input setting. Push the input, or source button on the television’s remote control, or the input or source button on the television. 5. On your computer go to the start menu, click on “Control Panel,” then choose “display.” 6. Choose “Monitor 2” or the second monitor option. If this does not work, try other settings until you see your desktop image on your TV. If you have a laptop you may have to press the function key, and the F4 or F8 key, to display your desktop on your TV.

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VGA PORT HDMI CABLE

DVI PORT S-VIDEO CABLE

MINI-DVI PORT MINI-DISPLAY CABLE

FOR WINDOWS VISTA/7
1. Make sure your computer or laptop is connected to your high-speed Internet connection such as RoadRunner. Locate the video output on your computer by referencing the connection index to the right. Find the input section on your television; it’s usually on the back or side of your set. Make sure both your television and your computer are turned off. 2. Connect your computer to your TV. Determine your appropriate cable by referencing your computer’s output and your television set’s input (see connection index to the right). 3. Connect the audio cable from your computer to your television set’s audio input. If you are using an HDMI cable you will not need a separate audio cable. 4. Turn on your computer and your television. Once your television and computer are on you will need to switch your television set to the appropriate input setting. Push the input, or source button on the television’s remote control, or the input or source button on the television. 5. On your computer, click on “control panel” then choose “personalization” 6. Click “display settings” then choose “monitor 2” or the 2nd monitor option. You may need to click “extend the desktop onto this monitor” and then click “apply.” You should now see your desktop on your TV. 7. A window will appear asking if you want to keep these display settings. Click “yes.” If you have a laptop, you may have to press the function key, and the F4 or the F8 key to display your desktop on your TV.
RCA PORT MINI PORT HDMI PORT S-VIDEO PORT MINI-DISPLAY PORT

AUDIO

RCA CABLE

MINI CABLE

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How to Connect your MAC to your TV
FOR MAC OS X
1. Make sure your computer or laptop is connected to your highspeed Internet connection such as RoadRunner. Locate the video output on your computer by referencing the connection index on page 1. Find the input section on your television; it’s usually on the back or side of your set. Make sure both your television and your computer are turned off. 2. Connect your computer to your TV. Determine your appropriate cable by referencing your computer’s output and your television set’s input (see connection index on page 1). 3. Connect the audio cable from your computer to your television set’s audio input (see connection index on page 1). If you are using an HDMI cable you will not need a separate audio cable. 4. Turn on your computer and your television. Once your television and computer are on you will need to switch your television set to the appropriate input setting. Push the input, or source button on the television’s remote control, or the input or source button on the television. 5. Click on the Apple icon on your menu bar and click “System Preferences.” 6. Click on “Displays” which can be found in the “Hardware” section (see Figure 1). 7. If your Mac detects your display, you will see the window shown in Figure 2. Click the “Arrangement” tab and you will see the window featured in Figure 3. Select “Mirror Displays” in the lower left-hand corner and your Mac’s desktop will be extended to your television. 8. If your Mac does not detect your display, click the “detect displays” button (Figure 2). If your Mac still does not detect the display, check the input setting on your television.

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