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olderguy
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connecting HP Pavilion Slimline s3020n Desktop PC to HDTV?

Is it possible to connect a HP Pavilion Slimline s3020n Desktop PC to an LCD HDTv?  If so, how to do it?   I am running Vista and am using a  NVIDIA GE Force 6150 LE video card. 
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Bob_in_HP_sales
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You have the 6150 LE graphics card. It does not have a DVI or HDMI output to interface with a TV only a VGA connection. The only port you have is the s-video port on your computer. If the TV has an s-video connection then you can connect to that TV (video only, no sound on that cable). If the TV does not have an s-video port you can't connect to it.
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If your HDTV has a VGA connection which most do, you can connect usig a VGA just like you would a regular LCD display. Windows will automatically use the default display drivers and treat your HDTV as plug and play.  I used to connect my old compaq pc that only had VGA connection; no s-video to my HDTV via VGA and it worked perfectly. Before I bought an HDMI cable, I hooked up my new Pavillion s3530f which has DVI, HDMI and S-Video to my HDTV using DVI-VGA converter and a VGA cable to my HDTV and still worked perfectly. My old compaq has legacy onboard graphics card with only 1 VGA port but my new pavillion has nvidia 9500GS graphics but the onboard is nvidia 6150SE. Both pcs worked well using the VGA connection and were plug and play.
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cristianwar
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hey my TV has s-video and my computer too i only need to connect?

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>hey my TV has s-video and my computer too i only need to connect?
When the s-video at your computer is on the graphics card, then yes, of course!

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