I haven't done it via HDMI, but it should be no different that via S-Video - which I have done - or any other connection. You may have to fuss with your laptop's resolution settings to find the one that works best, but it's perfectly safe. Also, either input on your AVR will work fine.
You can use any input - doesn't matter. Most AVRs allow you to "assign" the inputs and often also allow you to rename them in the AVR's user menu. Of course the button on the remote stays the same, but you can display "PC" on the AVR's front panal to confirm you're on the right input for example.
Well, almost everything went as planned. I added a generic activity (PC) then updated my remote. It got to 90% then it stopped and a message popped up that said "You have unplugged or Ejected..." blah blah blah. Well, my remote is now pooched. I've gone through all the Logitech and online troubleshooting and nothing has helped revive it. I e-mailed Logitech, waiting for a reply.
My other question, (not exactly sure where to post it) is now that I've got my PC running through my A/V R, the display doesn't properly fit on my Plasma. My notebook is a Toshiba L675. Display System Specs. are as follows: Native LCD Panel Resolution: 1600x900x16.7 million colours. External Support and Max. Colour Support (dependent On CRT): Up to 2,048 x 1536 x 16.7 million colours. I've tried adjusting the resolution but I can't find where to adjust the output resolution.
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