TV to PC help please


Standard Member
I have a Hyundai HPTD-4202S and a Dell Dimension 3100

The TV has two inputs DVI-IN and RGB-DTV/PC INPUT my PC just has the standard VGA monitor output.

Am I right in thinking that all I need is a VGA to DVI cable?? Will that give me sound?

Or do I need a TV Tuner Card etc?



Established Member
You will need to use the RGB-DTV/PC INPUT with a VGA cable from the pc. The TV should have a separate sound input, feed the soundcard output into this. If your tv doesnt have this then you will need to use an external amplifier.


Standard Member
You're right it has got a seperate pc sound input.

So should I be able to buy a straight VGA to RGB-DTV cable? Just looked on ebay and can't find one?


Standard Member
Sorry just an ebay freak!

Bit of a noob so don't know what a 15 pin D-sub is???

The TV has:

2 Scarts
Audio L R Pb Pr and Y
PC Audio Input
Headphone Socket
Standard Aerial Socket

The PC has:

4 USB ports
1 VGA video port
Sound card connectors
1 RJ45 network port


Standard Member
Ok so now it is working............but

My PC doesn't seem to know that I have changed the monitor and I onlyhave the choice of two screen resloutions in display properties 1024x768 or 800x600 how do I make the computer recognise the new tv??


Distinguished Member
perhaps you need to update the drivers on the DELL although 1024x768 is proabably a decent bet try 1280x720 if you can

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