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Video not showing on TV

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xtreme404

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Aug 1, 2002
Hey guys, I am using a Geforce4 Ti4200. I was able to watch video from my computer to TV with out any problem before. Now when I try to play a video it won't appear. The picture of my desktop and anything is fine. When I try to play the movie from Windows Media player or any other media player the movie just shows black on the tv. I can't figure out whats going. Could it be a damaged cable?? Everything looks fine expect when trying to play the movie. I am using the latest graphics drivers from Nvidia, also running win2k

Thank you for any info, let me know if you need more info
 
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xtreme404

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Aug 1, 2002
Hey found the problem. It was in the Nvidia overlay settings. Had to change it to secondary on the overlay.


Thanks!
 

star882

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Jan 6, 2003
TVs(except for HDTV) are terrible compared to even a cheap computer monitor.
Heck, I can't really stand analog TV anymore, so I have digital TV on my Pentium 4 PC.
 

InThrees

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Feb 14, 2003
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Yes, but big tvs are much cheaper than big monitors or HDTVs, so watching a movie via video out on a properly set up system looks better than broadcast tv anyway.