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When I connect my Surface to my VAIO VGC-LV1S via my HDMI

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When I connect my 'Surface' to my VAIO VGC-LV1S via my HDMI input, (so I can use the larger screen) I can only get Audio but No Video/Picture. But this feature works fine when I plug my SURFACE into my TV?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 3 years ago.

arsufi2002 :

Hi,

arsufi2002 :

My name is***** look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possible.

Please save this page to favorites( ctrl + d) so that you can reconnect in case you disconnect or for later session

arsufi2002 :

Are you there?

arsufi2002 :

ok, please do this

arsufi2002 :

1: Click Start > On search windows type adjust screen resolution press enter key

arsufi2002 :

2: Click Detect button > then click Display

arsufi2002 :

Does it shows a second output as like one in image

arsufi2002 :

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Customer:

Yes I did that, says 1920 x 1200 (Recommended)

Customer:

No only one, but I want to input not output

arsufi2002 :

Click Detect button and tell me what you see on it

arsufi2002 :

Do you see two output adapter

Customer:

No. only one flat panel display.

Customer:

Do you mean on my Vaio or on my Surface?

arsufi2002 :

ok, click window key and p button

arsufi2002 :

Full Size Image

Customer:

Comes up with "Computer only".

arsufi2002 :

click duplicate

Customer:

Do you mean on my Vaio or my Surface (Which is the output device??

arsufi2002 :

Then connect hdmi cable to see display on vaio

arsufi2002 :

Check if it get display

Customer:

No, still only sound and BLUE screen

arsufi2002 :

press duplicate button once more

arsufi2002 :

Full Size Image

Customer:

have done - still the same

Customer:

I've noticed when I go back to Display, it always shows PC only highlighted?

arsufi2002 :

On Display, does it shows second output

Customer:

Yes, I click on it, but when I go back again, only the one display is highlighted!

arsufi2002 :

By surface do you mean microsoft tablet

Customer:

Yes, Surface Pro

Customer:

I've done it myself, I needed to change the settings on my Surface NOT my Vaio.

arsufi2002 :

ok, please wait, normally computer give out signal through HDMI port..

arsufi2002 :

Let me check if VAIO VGC-LV1S has a input port

arsufi2002 :

please wait...

Customer:

No. Surface hasn't got a HDMI out or in. It has an "Mini Display Port" which needs an adapter to HD AV Adapter

arsufi2002 :

please wait..

Customer:

It's OK, its working now. that's why I asked if you meant the display setting on my VAIO or my Surface?

arsufi2002 :

hi

arsufi2002 :

Have you pressed HDMI select button to see if you have selected the right input

arsufi2002 :

That's good

Customer:

Yes - it's working

arsufi2002 :

Glad to know it..

arsufi2002 :

Through you are connecting laptop to big screen tv

arsufi2002 :

Throught you are connecting laptop to big screen tv

arsufi2002 :

Thought you are connecting laptop to big screen tv

Customer:

No, I did say "But this feature works fine I plug my Surface into my TV"

arsufi2002 :

ok, leave it. Happy to know your issue got resolved

arsufi2002 :

I will ask for a refund...

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