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hi guys, i just bought a yamaha rx-v467 amplifier which i like sounds great. i have my bell receiver and a media player hook up to it and out to tv via hdmi no problems there, now i have a laptop which has hdmi out, so i connected to the yamaha but i can't see the video, is the yamaha able to do that job or am i missing some settings, i played around witht he setting on the laptop and the rx-v467 and nothing.

any help would be appreciated.
 

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thanks for your replay eljay. no i din't try that, i did went into screen resolution and selected "connect to a projector" and then extend and also duplicate. i also went into the graphics properties and multiple displays. i will have to try the fn and f4 option and see what happens.

by the way i have an acer aspire 7741z-4643 laptop
 

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thanks 57, i am able to connect my laptop to the tv and watch it that way, but then i have to use optical or rca cable for the sound. i want to be able to connect directly to the avr then out from there to tv so i can take advantage of the sound quality.
 

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I know what you want to do, I was only saying to connect it to the TV to see if it works, or are you saying that you already did that and it does work?
 

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Try using one of the known working HDMI inputs on the AVR. Try resetting the AVR to default settings (usually outlined somewhere in the operating manual). Try changing the startup order.

How long are your HDMI cables to the AVR and from the AVR to the TV? What make/model/gauge are they? Here's the HDMI Issues FAQ and things to check at the bottom.

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=71112
 

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I've had bad experiences with Acer with audio and video through HDMI. Sometimes I had to reboot the laptop to get either audio or video, mostly audio that gave me the problem.

I reformatted and installed Windows 7 but have yet to try plugging laptop into pre-pro. Maybe an experiment tonight.
 

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i did switch the hdmi input to one that i know works(satellite) but still no video from the laptop i can hear the sound from the laptop. cables are 6' long forgot the brand.

hi lex rx. do you reboot the laptop after you connect the hdmi cable i would guess right
 

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Connect and reboot but it's usually the audio that gave me problems. Switching between speakers of laptop to output to HDMI. I had better results with the video.
 
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