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Master Geek


Topic # 58029 4-Mar-2010 22:55
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Hi,

I have been running dual boot with XP SP2 and Win 7 RC1 for a while now. Now that RC1 has expired, I have purchased Win7 Home Premium.

The issue that I have is that when I install it, I want to wipe XP AND RC1 from my system, however XP is the only one that my graphics card works properly on. The problem being I can use the TV out port on my card in XP, but not 7. I have downloaded the latest drivers from Nvidia, and still no luck. It doesn't even have the option in the settings of Win 7. Any ideas?

The card is a Nvidia GeForce 7600GS.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 305285 8-Mar-2010 00:08
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I'm assuming you've checked the nVidia Control Panel?

You should be able to enable it in the multiple displays section - however you can try to use the force television detection option.

Hopefully the screenshot makes some sense...





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  Reply # 305477 8-Mar-2010 17:35
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Hi,
I have installed a full copy of Win 7 Home Premium now. I have got up the screen that you have posted. Do I actually have to have my TV physically connected for it to show up? I thought that with RCA cables they only transmitted signal one way, and it couldn't detect devices?

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  Reply # 305512 8-Mar-2010 19:53
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No, most geforce cards can tell if there's something connected on the RCA port (from memory, it's been a wee while since I plugged my pc into a tv). You can force detection (you can see the option in the screenshot) and that will enable output to the tv all the time.



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  Reply # 305536 8-Mar-2010 22:05
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Thanks, I got it connected to the TV, but I couldn't select the correct resolution. All I got was "snow" on the TV screen in interesting colours.

It is a cheap CRT TV, several years old. We are running on New Zealand PAL. Any ideas?

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  Reply # 305706 9-Mar-2010 15:55
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Very weird - what resolution are you outputting at? I'd keep it at no more then 800x600 while you're getting everything sorted - also, check what version of PAL you're outputting at (it shouldn't but may make a difference).

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