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Old 12-18-14, 08:29 PM
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laptop to tv HMDI help

So I hook up the laptop (WIN 8.1) to the tv via hdmi and it pops up but all is tiny and not full screen. When I run an Itunes movie I get the 4:3 box and not widescreen. Any suggestions to help me out
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Re: laptop to tv HMDI help

Check the resolution and scaling options, does your laptop use AMD/ATI? Because I've always had that problem with them.
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Wow. I have no clue. Where do I check that at?
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Re: laptop to tv HMDI help

I literally just did this with my macbook this week. No issues. Watching it right now on the TV. I'd imagine for the pc you need to change the resolution. found this on the net:
To change your screen resolution. Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance and Personalization, clicking Adjust screen resolution. Click the drop-down list next to Resolution, move the slider to the resolution you want, and then click Apply.

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