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by: smurff1 February 4, 2013 4:35 PM PST

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by smurff1 - 2/4/13 4:35 PM

hi, I need help, Ihave got a 32'' samsung tv, I connected it from computer via hdmi cable and was able to use internet, e-mail, play games via the tv, i.e. plug and play. I've upgraded tv to a 46'', model nos.ue45eh5000k. I've connected hdmi as per instructions, however all I have is an empty screensaver in the centre of the tv. When I boot up the computer the monitor and the tv shows the pac. bell logo, loading microsoft and then the monitor carries on loading whilst the tv just shows the ' blank ' screensaver, the mouse pointer, when I move it off screen on the monitor appears on the tv screen, I can move a thumbnail from monitor on to the tv screen , but when I click on it [on the tv] it will load on my monitor but the tv stays the same, just the screen saver. I've googled several answers and tried resolution, different hdmi ports [ on tv] but no success, please can somone, in plain language offer a solution.

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