How Do I Connect an HP Compaq Notebook nx6325 PC to a TV?

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If you have an HP Compaq nx6325 Notebook PC, you can easily view online videos or videos stored in your computer on an actual television. The HP Compaq nx6325 has a port, known as an S-video port, that is specifically designed to connect the computer to a TV.

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Things you need

  • S-Video cable

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  1. 1

    Turn off your computer and your TV. Plug an S-video out cable into the HP Compaq nx6325's S-video port. This port is circular, full of holes and located on the right side of the back of your laptop.

  2. 2

    Connect the other end of the S-video cable to your TV. This end of the cord has three prongs, one each of white, yellow and red. Connect each prong into the matching TV port.

  3. 3

    Turn on your laptop, then click on the "Start" button at the bottom left of the screen. Enter the Control Panel and click on "Display Settings."

  4. 4

    Click on "View Multiple Displays" and configure your TV as a second monitor. Adjust your screen resolution to "800 x 600."

  5. 5

    Turn on your TV. Play a test video on your computer to ensure that your connection is good and that the picture and sound are working.

Tips and warnings

  • Make sure your computer is turned off when connecting the cable.
  • Enter into your Control Panel display to adjust the resolution if necessary.

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