The card has a few DVI outputs and a mini HDMI. I have a mini HDMI to HDMI cable, and that worked just fine for my last TV. For some reason with this new one, it isn't recognizing that it has any signal incoming. I plugged in my gaming console via HDMI and it is recognizing that fine, so I don't think it's anything with the ports.
When I have the computer hooked up to the TV via the HDMI card, the computer kind of recognizes the TV. It is aware that there's a second display. http://i.imgur.com/m3AxE.png is what it shows up as when I go under display. The primary is my computer monitor, and it only detects the TV as whatever it says there. I tried making it active, and the TV still doesn't recognize the input.
If I restart my computer with the HDMI cord connected to the TV, my monitor goes black, and I can see my mouse if I wave it around. That leads me to believe that the computer is trying to make the TV the primary display, but I don't know why.
I don't have the specs for my last TV. All I know about it is that it's max resolution is 720p and it's 32".
I would appreciate any help in resolving this. Kind of bumming me out.
I'm having almost this exact same problem, new tv, geforce gtx 460 videocard in my pc with 2 DVI outputs and a mini-hdmi output. For some reason when I reboot or quickly disconnect and reconnect the cables I can see a flash of the desktop on my tv, but then it reverts to showing a blue screen of non-recognition. Has anyone figured this out?