Why Can't I See Media Player On TV?

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Old 02-02-07, 02:43 PM
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Why Can't I See Media Player On TV?

I have connected a video line (S-video out on Radeon 9600 card) from my pc to a TV in the den & I can view the desktop, etc. .......When I watch a video (on Media Player or Realplayer) the sound continues & I can view the player itself, but no picture shows up in the media window. (Shows up normaly on my computer monitor but not on the TV???)
I am attemting to watch CSPAN streaming video on my TV in the den.
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Old 02-02-07, 04:31 PM
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Right click on the desktop. Select properties. Click the settings tab. Click the advanced button. Click the overlay tab.

Not sure of the exact options that you will have, but you need to change something in there.
 
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DivX player will work without changing anything.
 
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Old 02-02-07, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by kchinth View Post
Right click on the desktop. Select properties. Click the settings tab. Click the advanced button. Click the overlay tab.

Not sure of the exact options that you will have, but you need to change something in there.

Right you were!! Under Overlay you select "Clone Mode Options" & change the settings. Worked like a champ......Thanks!!
(I don't understand why these settings aren't done automaticaly? Is there a benefit to NOT cloning what you see on your pc monitor?)
 
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