S video only shows desktop Tags: Tuner Cards Laptops TV Desktops Graphics Last response: August 25, 2010 12:10 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Anonymous a b D Laptop August 19, 2010 4:02:06 AM Hello, I hooked up laptop to hdtv through svideo cord but the tv only shows the desktop w/o icons how can I adjust this so the tv displays the same screen as laptop More about : video shows desktop adaman2576 August 25, 2010 12:10:30 PM Go to your graphics properties and change the second monitor settings. Right now it is set for your tv to be a second monitor and not a copy of your main screen. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumS- video only shows on bootup ForumTV shows desktop , but not video ForumLG 32" TV shows "NO SIGNAL" connected to HD5870 at DESKTOP (via HDMI) ForumCrt monitor only shows blue screen and video plays in background ForumWin7 64bit 6gb RAM shows only 2gb usable ForumSapphire 7870 shows only half screen in bios ForumFirst time build - HTPC - movies/ shows only - $500? ForumRemote monitor only shows desktop ForumWindows 7 has 4gb but only shows 2 99gb usable ForumAdivce on moving shows to desktop ? ForumAdivce on moving shows to desktop ? ForumVideo file only plays audio... ForumHD6670 1GB DDR5 . directX only shows 702mb ForumScreen does blank and only shows desktop background ForumLaptop to tv- only background shows ForumVideo Editing Software for MCE Recorded TV Shows ForumLaptop video only with external monitor ForumHD 7870 Forum[Solved] Video Starcraft 2 game ForumNvidia 9600GT video card. Will it work? Please help me. More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !