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Radeon 5700 not recognizing tv as monitor

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  • TV
  • Monitors
  • Radeon
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
May 11, 2011 1:57:21 AM

for some reason i cannot use my tv as a monitor. It is not being recognised to extend from windows xp can you help?

More about : radeon 5700 recognizing monitor

May 11, 2011 9:36:31 PM

Have you tried using some of the newer Catalyst 11.5 driver packs? They have a feature to force detection of TVs. Under Catalyst Control Center(CCC) on Desktop Management there is a setting called Advanced Display Settings.

There is a button that is called force TV detect, also Force Component Video, but only use Component if your using the Yellow RCA cable or it will cause issues ^.^

however you will need to use a monitor along with your tv in the inital setup or you will be unable to see what is going on. During the setup mark the TV as display 2 and when your ready to finish mark display 2 as Primary so your TV will be primary source and then you may unconnect the monitor . *TV should be marked as main monitor*