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How to connect laptop through hdmi cable dvd to tv

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August 11, 2011 7:24:50 PM

I have an HDMI cable that connects my laptop computer to DVD. But it does not connect to TV. So can u help to find out how to connect my laptop via HDMI cable through DVD to TV.

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Reynold Macwan


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August 15, 2011 7:57:36 PM

How can you connect the laptop to DVD player? Both of those connections are outputs. I don't think I have seen or heard of a DVD player with a pass-through HDMI connection. Connect the laptop directly to the TV.
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August 16, 2011 11:51:45 PM

Which cable I need to connect my laptop to tv?
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August 17, 2011 1:46:40 PM

reynoldmacwan said:
Which cable I need to connect my laptop to tv?


Depends on what connections your TV and laptop has. If both have HDMI, use one of those.
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January 4, 2013 6:45:50 PM

I actually have the same issue...My DVD player Samsung HD860 has a HDMI out however my Phillips TV dosent have an HDMI out. So I can connect my laptop through HDMI cable to my DVD player. Using the remote I can then use the input button to change settings to use my laptop to control my DVD player. Then boom you have your laptop streaming onto your older TV using this method...Just because you havent seen this before dosent mean that it can not be done. Do a little research and you can do just about anything. thanks!!
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January 5, 2013 2:42:29 AM

Does your TV and laptop have a VGA connector? If yes, use a VGA cable to connect them. You won't get audio through the TV but at least you would get a picture. As stated above you can't use an HDMI out on a DVD player to connect your laptop to a TV.
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June 27, 2013 3:34:05 PM

Firedancer82 said:
I actually have the same issue...My DVD player Samsung HD860 has a HDMI out however my Phillips TV dosent have an HDMI out. So I can connect my laptop through HDMI cable to my DVD player. Using the remote I can then use the input button to change settings to use my laptop to control my DVD player. Then boom you have your laptop streaming onto your older TV using this method...Just because you havent seen this before dosent mean that it can not be done. Do a little research and you can do just about anything. thanks!!


how or what did you do to your laptop to control your dvd player and is the regular cords that go to dvd to tv installed
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June 27, 2013 3:34:06 PM

Firedancer82 said:
I actually have the same issue...My DVD player Samsung HD860 has a HDMI out however my Phillips TV dosent have an HDMI out. So I can connect my laptop through HDMI cable to my DVD player. Using the remote I can then use the input button to change settings to use my laptop to control my DVD player. Then boom you have your laptop streaming onto your older TV using this method...Just because you havent seen this before dosent mean that it can not be done. Do a little research and you can do just about anything. thanks!!


how or what did you do to your laptop to control your dvd player and is the regular cords that go to dvd to tv installed
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June 27, 2013 3:34:08 PM

Firedancer82 said:
I actually have the same issue...My DVD player Samsung HD860 has a HDMI out however my Phillips TV dosent have an HDMI out. So I can connect my laptop through HDMI cable to my DVD player. Using the remote I can then use the input button to change settings to use my laptop to control my DVD player. Then boom you have your laptop streaming onto your older TV using this method...Just because you havent seen this before dosent mean that it can not be done. Do a little research and you can do just about anything. thanks!!


how or what did you do to your laptop to control your dvd player and is the regular cords that go to dvd to tv installed
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March 6, 2014 12:33:28 AM

I have an HDMI cable that connects my laptop computer to DVD. But it does not connect to TV.
i have problem this things

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March 6, 2014 12:49:52 PM

dwayne mcshane said:
I have an HDMI cable that connects my laptop computer to DVD. But it does not connect to TV.
i have problem this things



If you have a question you should start your own thread. I'm closing this thread due the age and lack of response from the OP.
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