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How to use your laptop as a tv

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Last response: in Laptop General Discussion
a b D Laptop
December 31, 2012 5:45:04 PM

my tv doesnt work so i wan o use my virgin box on my laptop, i know i can plug in the hdmi cable into my laptop but the image does ot appear, can u help me at all?

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a b D Laptop
December 31, 2012 5:49:55 PM

You need a TV Tuner card or a video capture card - make usb USB that will do what you want.
a c 245 D Laptop
December 31, 2012 5:51:17 PM

Hi :) 

That HDMI slot on your laptop is an OUT not an IN...

All the best Brett :) 
January 1, 2013 6:28:23 PM

I was going to add my .02 but you already got your answers. Laptops HDMI port is OUT for plugging into a TV or Monitor so you need a Capture device or TV Tuner.