Few things to try
by WildClay - 1/7/12 1:08 AM
In Reply to: in any case by stoutimores
I know I am coming in late but a few questions:
1. Did you try this PC on another TV? If not, can you?
2. Did you try another HDMI cable?
3. Has this PC ever worked with that TV?
4. What video mode is your PC in, Resolution and Refresh Rate.
4a. is that mode supported by your TV?
The one thing I am wondering is about the video mode, thus question 4/4a, while your TV will negotiate supported modes, your PC will not so if it is in an unsupported mode it will not talk to the TV,
One pretty quick test would be to check the TV for supported HDMI video modes, pick one and force your PC into that exact same mode, resolution and refresh.
Do you have two monitors so you can "see" the PC while connected to the TV? (for 20 bucks you can get a HDMI spliter and hang a PC monitor on one side if your video card does not already support two.)
If it was me I would abandon troubleshooting XP and upgrade to Win7, provided your software will support it, then if the issue is still there troubleshoot it from Win7.
I have to go with Rob on your PC guy, you need a new one, there is no reason I can think of to build a PC in 2011 around XP, especially a multimedia PC which Win7 is very well supported out of the box.
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