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Laptop to TV Hookup:

How you hookup a laptop to a TV depends on which types of cable connections exist on both the TV and the laptop. Some laptops have a VGA connector and if your TV also has a VGA input, then you can use a VGA cable to connect. If your TV does not have a VGA input connector, then you can use a converter which has standard yellow video and white audio RCA cable connections. Some laptops have HDMI and if your TV has HDMI inputs then use HDMI cable hookup.
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You must configure your laptop to use the big screen display. This is usually a simple procedure and varies with different laptop types.

Question: My TV does not have a VGA input but does have a HDMI input. My old laptop only has VGA output. How do I hookup to TV?
Answer: You can use a converter box with a VGA in and a HDMI out. Cost should be around $30. Look at www.monoprice.com and search for VGA to HDMI. You should see several choices for a box to convert VGA to HDMI.