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HP Presario SR5500 - Desktop PC Setup Manual: Using The Windows Media Center Setup For Optional Setup Of The Tv Display

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Using the Windows Media Center Setup for Optional
Setup of the TV Display
Advanced Setup Guide (features vary by model)
If the TV connects to the computer with a composite or S-video connection, the Windows
Media Center setup wizard cannot automatically adjust the settings for the display. This
automatic adjustment is available only during the Optional Setup, within the "Optimize
how Windows Media Center looks on your display" step.
The following procedure describes what to do within the Windows Media Center setup,
and how to use the Windows Desktop Properties window to adjust the settings for the TV
NOTE: The type of video card on the computer determines how the computer selects the
TV-out option. Some options and menus in this procedure may be different for the
Press the Windows Media Center Start button
mouse, click the Windows Start Button
Windows Media Center.
From the Tasks menu, click settings, and then click TV.
Click Configure Your TV or Monitor to go to the Display Configuration screen.
Click Next.
Select the preferred display, and then click Next.
Select the display type and connection type for the TV display:
If you select the Composite or S-video option:
Click Next, which will take you to the screen to optimize the display.
Select the appropriate setting, and then click Next.
When you have adjusted all the display settings, click Finish this Wizard.
If you select DVI, VGA, or HDMI or Component (YPbPr):
Continue to select the appropriate settings, then click Next.
When you have adjusted all the display settings, click Finish this Wizard.
Close or minimize the Windows Media Center window.
Right-click an empty area of the desktop, and then click Personalize.
Click Display Settings.
If necessary, select the monitor or TV.
Click the Advanced Settings button.
Click the tab for the video card. (The tab may be labeled Displays, ATI Displays,
Ge Force xxx, nView, or Devices.)
Choose the TV option, and then follow the onscreen instructions.
on the remote control. Or, with the
on the taskbar, and then click


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