Why does ethernet cable connection from a laptop to tv need to go through a router? Tags: LAN TV Routers Laptops Connection Ethernet Card Go Last response: December 25, 2013 7:41 AM in Laptop General Discussion Share timbo52 December 24, 2013 9:55:22 PM Laptop / TV connections More about : ethernet cable connection laptop router RealBeast a b X LAN a b x TV a b D Laptop December 25, 2013 7:41:02 AM Explain what you are trying to accomplish with the connection, it may not need to depending on what you are doing. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sharing internet through laptop to Samsung TV using Ethernet cable Forum Cable internet connection through router drops when adding a laptop Forum Solvedwhen I connect my laptop to tv, via hdmi cable, I have sound on laptop but not through tv, it doesnt show tv brand (philips) i Forum Can I use a VGA (from laptop) to HDM1 input on TV? And does that connect both video and audio or do I need a seperate cable fo Forum Solvedmy router is downstairs and i need a ethernet cable connected to my computer! Forum Laptop won't connect to internet through wireless or ethernet cable Forum SolvedWhy does my Mom's laptop have a full 5 bar connection whereas mine has 3 and Im closer to the router? Forum i have sound through my tv when the hdmi cable is connected but no sound on my laptop when i disconnect the hdmi cable Forum hi i am trying to connect my laptop to my sony led tv through hdmi cable but in my Tv it shows no signal on both my hdmi slots Forum SolvedDoes your desktop computer need to be HDMI to be connected to the HDMI on tv. I went to local store for an HDMI cable but the Forum why does my router go to limited connectivity at least once an hour? Forum My laptop is not connecting to my samsung lcd through HDMI cable why Forum Can I connect to the internet using a usb cable from my laptop to broadband router as my wireless card does not exist accordin Forum Do I need a wireless router to stay connected to the internet when unplugging my laptop from the cable modem? Forum Why is my laptop not connecting to the tv via hdmi cable Forum Need help connecting hp 2000 laptop to tv through sound system Forum Need help connecting laptop to tv through sound system Forum Why my laptop does not connect to wireless network i even unplug the router Forum i get no sound on tv when connecting laptop to it. WHat do i need to doÉ Forum i get no sound on tv when connecting laptop to it. WHat do i need to doÉ Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba !