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TV not recognizing HDMI connection from PC

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November 27, 2012 7:53:16 AM

Hello sirs,

I have a new TV and it doesn't seem to be recognizing that I have an HDMI in from my video card.

The television is Samsung UN46ES6100 46-Inch 1080p 120Hz Slim LED HDTV. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007AAC3AI/ref=oh_deta... if any other specific specs are needed.

My video card is MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI E
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... for specs if needed.

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.
December 30, 2012 6:22:06 PM

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?
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