DVI-HDMI, 8500GT - Tosh 42WLT66

UglyChild uk

Active Member
Sorry to post this in multiple forums but really in involves multiple things.

Thanks in advance

'I will be posting this in both the LCD and COMPUTER forums as hope I can grab some advice from both areas as envolves both my HTPC & my LCD.

Ok I have a Toshiba 42WLT66 and a new HTPC with a 8500GT (silent and it is the HDCP one). Now the two outputs I have are DVI and VGA. The Tosh's res is limited via VGA so DVI - HDMI is the obvious choice. This is something I know other people have done via a 8500GT and a 42WLT66.

Now the only problem, it just wont work! I know this should be fairly simple but I can not dispay via DVI-HDMI no signal being sent at all. I've done the obvious things, making sure the LCD is on first checking the connections ect ect.

I can view via VGA and it works fine. I've spent ages in Nividia Control panel, I've made sure to download the latest drivers, I've checked in the bios and I downloaded RiverTuner to see if there was something I could use in there to force the output via DVI. All unsuccessfull.

I've never claimed to know loads about computers but I have a decent grasp and still clueless. Short of it being a dudd cable I really am clueless.

Anyone have any thoughts?

Many thanks in advance.

Other tidbit of info, I am due to replace the 8500GT with an 8600GT anyway as they built it with the 8500GT in error.'

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