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February 24th, 2009, 11:28 PM
cant see desktop on my tv. tv sees connection, but no picture. works a-ok with my eepc 900. (810).tried all fn keys.

model gazp5 810 64

please keep it simple, old newbie!


February 24th, 2009, 11:38 PM
Have you *ever* been able to see the desktop on your tv?

Try going to a terminal and entering this command...

sudo nvidia-settings

...and detecting/enabling your tv from there. Does that work?

February 24th, 2009, 11:53 PM
this is my first try. got into settings, but i dont know what to do? do i need to have tv plugged in first?

tia, glenn

February 24th, 2009, 11:57 PM
Yes, plug in your tv.
Then run... sudo nvidia-settings
Then click "Detect Displays" and see if it is detected.
Then you should be able to Configure it (Clone mode, set resolution, etc...).

I've never tested one on a TV. But I would think that procedure should work fine.

February 25th, 2009, 12:33 AM
fixed! once again, ur the man :-) never thought my g force 8400m gs 256 would do such a good job on my hdtv 46" lcd.
thanks so much for your help.


February 25th, 2009, 12:39 AM
Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in a while. :lolflag: