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Problems connecting Sony to Mitsubishi HD TV via VGA extension cable

Q: Problems connecting Sony to Mitsubishi HD TV via VGA extension cable

I've tried various things and I'm unable to get a picture using my laptop on my Mitsubishi tv. I have VGA PC monitor replacement cable that I've hooked up to my laptop and the VGA port on the back of my tv. I've set the device on my tv to a 'VGA' device. On my laptop I've set the display to extend the desktop on my computer.
I've tried various resolutions and hertz (normally setting to 60mhz) but to no avail. I still get a black screen. I have no idea why this is not working.
Can someone help me out please. Oh by the way, when my tv is on, sometimes, I receive a warning to set my screen saver. But, I can't get anything to show up on the tv from my laptop.

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A: Problems connecting Sony to Mitsubishi HD TV via VGA extension cable

Do you have your display setting for the monitor set to the second monitor.

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Hi - I am having trouble connecting my Sony Handycam DCR-TRV520 to my computer. Ideally, I would like to do this via a USB connection. I'm running Windows 7. When I connect the camera via USB the computer tells me that there is an error and it's not recognized. I tried connecting via firewire on a laptop (that is running XP) and, while I didn't get any error messages, it didn't recognize the camera. Any help that you can give me would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Problems Connecting Sony Handycam to PC

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/support-info.pl?template=&info_id=544
 

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I'm having a really frustrating problem. My notebook has problems connecting to the internet. I'm using the sprint overdrive device to connect. With the overdrive you can connect wi-fi or tethered through the USB cable. The notebook used to connect wirelessly without a problem. About a month ago, the notebook would connect but the wireless network panel would show 'not connected'. Eventually the notebook stopped connecting wirelessly. I could still connect through the USB cable. I changed the security level from WPA to WEP to see if that would change anything. It didn't.

Now when I get connected, none of the browsers will load any websites. It doesn't matter if I use firefox, internet explorer, or opera. The page just keeps loading a blank page. Basically, the browsers are stuck. When I try to shutdown the browsers, they won't shutdown. A task (for each browser) around the size of 500k just hangs in task manager. I also can't kill the task. I have to reboot the notebook to clear the task.

I thought the flash plugin might be the problem, but I've disabled it and it doesn't help. I've run 3 different anti-malware/anti-virus programs and everything is clean. (so far)

This is what I'm using: notebook: sony vaio - windows xp pro sp3
browsers: firefox 4.0.1 / opera 11.01 / internet explorer 7

I also have a netbook running windows 7 home premium 64 bit and it doesn't have any problems connecting to the overdrive or... Read more

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So I connected my PC to my new TV via a HDMI cable in order to watch a video file I have on my PC on my TV. I did this all the time with no problems on my previous TV.

The screen shows up just fine but I cannot see the taskbar, or the start button. I changed the screen resolution to the recommended setting and still the problem persists...





...any ideas?

A:Connecting PC to TV via HDMI cable with problems...

What is the make and model# of your computer? Is this a Desktop or a Laptop? If a desktop, do you have a separate video card? What is it's manufacturer, make and model# of the card?
Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers and download the most recent video driver for your model. Once the software is installed, it should have it's own control panel icon in the taskbar by the Clock. Click this, there should be a section for Connect to TV, change the resolution to the desired size of your screen, do not worry if it is not the Recommended Setting.

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So I connected my PC to my new TV via a HDMI cable in order to watch a video file I have on my PC on my TV. I did this all the time with no problems on my previous TV.

The screen shows up just fine but I cannot see the taskbar, or the start button. I changed the screen resolution to the recommended setting and still the problem persists...





...any ideas?

A:Connecting PC to TV via HDMI cable with problems...

What is the make and model# of your computer? Is this a Desktop or a Laptop? If a desktop, do you have a separate video card? What is it's manufacturer, make and model# of the card?
Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers and download the most recent video driver for your model. Once the software is installed, it should have it's own control panel icon in the taskbar by the Clock. Click this, there should be a section for Connect to TV, change the resolution to the desired size of your screen, do not worry if it is not the Recommended Setting.

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Recently having problems connecting to the internet via wifi on my laptop. Was working fine a few days ago, now it says connection has "limited access". We connect to my uncles wifi next door. I've already asked them and they haven't changed any settings. What do I do? Please help.

A:Sony Vaio VPC-EA290X... PROBLEMS CONNECTING TO INTERNET!

Hi and welcome to TSF you could be using the same channel as many others around you if you can enter your router and change the channel it may help,also reinstalling the driver for your wifi,
also please follow the instructions here Pre-posting Requirements - for both Wired and Wireless Connectivity Issues
and post the results once I have the info I can get someone from networking to assist you further

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Hi everybody.

I have a linksys WRT54G2 router that i recently bought. and i have this old laptop its from around 2004 if i remmebr right. its a sony vaio VGN-A130B, and im running windows xp professional vrsion 2002 service pack 1.

now the problem is i see all availbele wireless networks including my own, but when i choose mine and enter the network key (i believee its the network secturity key) and click connect nothing happens, it does not connect but it doesnt give me a message saying couldnt connect either....what should i do?

i was searching the internet and there was something about putting a service pack 2??? sorry guys im pretty new to this stuff please help me out.

do i have to configure my router or something? do i have to install some software on my laptop?
 

A:Problems connecting my Sony Vaio to wireless connection

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I just bought a new Gateway pc with the Intel I3 chip in it over the weekend, and I'm having trouble with my PC staying connected to my HDTV. My new PC came with a HDMI output, so I figured it would be nice to take advantage of it and use my PC on my HDTV especially when I'm watching videos. It works fine when I first boot up the PC. The problem I'm having is when I change the channel on my TV to use my PS3 or or look at TV, the signal from my PC to the TV via the HDMI cable dies and doesn't come back unless I reboot the PC. It has an integrated Intel? Graphics Media Accelerator HD video card in it, and it has the most current drivers already installed on it. Does anyone have any idea of how to fix this problem?

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Hi, I hope you can help - I am trying to connect a ZyXEL P660HW Wireless ADSL Modem router to my Windows XP SP2 desktop computer. I have had various problems but have now managed to get my LAN connectivity back and this is telling me my LAN is connected but the LAN socket on the router is not lighting up when I connect the ethernet cable into the back of the PC.

When I try to connect to the internet via the router nothing is happening and I get the following message after running network diagnostics:-

Error attempting to validate Winsock base providers:2

Not all base service provider entries could be found in this winsock catalog. A reset is needed.

I have run several winsock fixes, they all tell me the catalog has been repaired but I am still getting this error. I have re-set the router (several times) and have configured the IP address and default gateway. I can connect to the internet using my Speedtouch modem with no problems at all.

I have run out of ideas - please help!!
 

A:Problems connecting wireless router via ethernet cable

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Hi Guys

Firstly I hope this is in the right place, and apologies if not

I'm having some real problems connecting to the internet, and am looking for any possible solutions. I've had a quick look round the site, and there appears to be people with similar issues, but nothing that can be used to solve my dilemma. I have just moved into a new house with friends, and am using a new ISP which is working fine for the other two users.

I have a Packard Bell Easynote SW51-B-012 running on 32bit Vista. I am trying to connect to the internet through an ethernet cable running through a modem and router. When the ethernet cable is plugged into the port in my laptop nothing happens. The icon in the bottom right corner continues to have a red cross. The internet connection is with Virginmedia UK.

I have tried the connection on another laptop running on XP, and it connects straight away, automatically. I have also checked the port on my laptop on another internet connection at a friends house, and it has worked fine.

The modem is E08C013.00 Ambit
The Router is EG-2180 Etec

Having had a good look round the internet, it appears this is a problem with Vista rather than the internet connection itself. I have attempted to update the drivers, but to no avail.

I hope I have given you enough information to aid in my quest for a working internet connection. Anything else you need to know? This is my last roll of the dice before I get a professional in to have a look at it, to be hone... Read more

A:Problems connecting to Broadband through an ethernet cable (Vista)

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Hi Folks,

I'm really hoping that you'll be able to help me out here. I've been trying to sort this out for a few weeks now (should have asked for help earlier I know). The set up I have is a Toshiba Satellite A100 running XP Media Center Edition and an HP Pavillon Desktop also running XP Media Center Edition. I have a cable modem which is a Castlenet CBV600E and a router which is an Encore Electronics Wireless Broadband Router.

All was working brilliantly, for 6 months until a number of things happened. The laptop got a couple of trojans and generally annoying malware on it and the broadband speed was upgraded to 4Mbps (I'm in Gozo, Malta, that's good for here!). Since then the desktop will connect fine through the modem and through the router (although through the router the speed drop by about 1/3, but that's another issue), but I can only get a stable connection for the laptop by plugging it into the modem via usb.

If I connect the laptop to the router by wire or wirelessly then the speed drops to 481 kb/s download speed, 148 kb/s upload speed and the pings rise to 385 ms (just tested on speedtest.net). If I leave the connection then the speeds will decrease until pages do not load at all and the pings rise to the 1000's ms. This can take from a couple of hours to 10 minutes. If I turn everything off, leave it off for a few minutes and start it all back up again the connection returns at a useable level for a little while, then degrad... Read more

A:Solved: Problems connecting laptop to modem and router via ethernet cable but usb ok

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So about a year my laptop got water on it ... send it to fix last week and it works now !
went to TWC to get a modem And the modem works pecfectly fine on My regualar Computer but no my Laptop
I doesnt even blink when i connect the ethernet cable ?
What can vb ethe problem??
 

A:Sony vaio wont recognize cable modem or ethernet cable?

you need drivers , for the devices with a yellow ! - possibly the chipset
its possible the hardware is damaged , because of the water issue

however, post back the exact sony model and windows version and can look for drivers - should be on the sony support site
 

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I recently brought a 15m usb active extension cable, I tried to run a blue snowball ice microphone to my computer with it. When I plug it into my computer it receives power but the computer won't detect it's there. There is a repeater in the middle of the cabel (7.5m), is there any way to make it so the computer will detect it's there? Thanks, would appreciate any help!
 

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Hi to all,
just a quicky, is there such a thing as a, usb extension cable ?
I've never seen one, but I would have thought that someone will have manufactured one ??

let me know, thanks.

ps, in case your wondering, its to move my webcam further away ( frightend in case i crack the lens )
 

A:usb extension cable ???

here ya go, USB 2.0 cables are needed to get the most out of a USB 2.0 port, kinda spendy
 

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Not sure which cable extension it would be. I have 1 x 4+4 pins ATX 12V/EPS 12V connector on my psu. I need to extend these two 4 pins to connect to the motherboard 8 pin so my cable management is a bit better. Not sure what extension would work with it.

Newegg.com - 1ST PC CORP. Model CB-4M-8F 12" 8-pin/P4+P4-pin EPS female converted from molex 4-pin male Cable

Newegg.com - 1ST PC CORP. Model CB-8M-8F 12" 8-pin EPS extension cable

Here's my power supply if you need to take a look at it to help find the extension.

Newegg.com - RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch

A:Need a cable extension

I didn't realize an extension was that hard to find, but I'm not sure which.

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A few days ago I saw a computer in a Popular Mechanics that was build into a desk. This computer's GPU was connected with a pci-e extension cable. Now, I don't see such cables in the shops here. So, does such a cable really exist? And if they do exist, how effective are they?
 

A:PCI-e extension cable? ? ?

There are extenders for all kinds of things out there... I've never used one, never needed to. When you're building a PC into desks or anything else, it's always a good idea to plan for airflow, cooling, etc.

Extenders
LitITX - This page is based in the UK, but it does tell you they're out there.
 

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Ok, I have a USB extension cable-- but, irony ahoy, it's too short. Can I cut in half and then splice it to make it longer-- and will just any old wire work for this?

And if so, I have another question- if I have two USB A to B cables can i cut them both and half and combine the parts to make a USB A to A cable? Like if I wanted to put both ends of into seperate USB ports?

Thanks!
 

A:USB extension cable--

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Computer off. Un-hooked cable to my monitor. Hooked up VGA extension cord to monitor cable with other end of extension cord hooked up to my big screen projection tv.
Turned on tv and computer. Windows XP logo with working bar graph shows on tv screen. When that finishes and I should be able to log on the only thing that shows on the tv screen is a blank blue screen.
WHY? Thanks.

A:VGA Extension Cable

It is possible that your video card does not support the resolution your TV is set to, or vice-versa.

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Hello,
I'm experiencing a problem when connecting my computers to the same cable modem. The computer that is connected with the USB Cable is getting excellent connection, while the other one is terribly slow. I have tried to switch the connections but still the one with the USB Cable is faster. Can someone help me resolve my problem, and what can cause it ?
Thank you in advance, Dejan Gorgevic.
 

A:Cable modem connecting with USB Cable and LAN Cable

Does your ISP contract call for two public IP addresses? If not it's probably just an accident that you can connect at all with multiple computers.
 

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There is another post with this Title which is flagged as resolved but no solution was posted, i have the same problem
 

A:Sony Firmware Extension Parser problem

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The USB-C cable coming from the dock is kind of short.  I  was wondering if anyone has any luck getting a USB-C extension cable to work with the WD15.
Thanks

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I need to extend my usb cable and I can get 15 foot extension cables.
What will happen when I plug my usb device that has its own 5 foot cable into the 15 foot cable?
Will it fail? USB is limited to 5 meters?

I have 3 usb devices. GPS, Keyboard, Mouse to plug in. Each would have its own usb extension 15 foot cable.

If that wont work, what about using a powered hub?

A:usb 2.0 extension cable length

A very quick google search came up with this statement:






If you are using a regular cable (max length of 5 meters for 2.0 and max length of 3 meters for 3.0/3.1) with an active cable, then the maximum length for USB 2.0 is 25 meters(about 82 feet) and the maximum recommended length for USB 3.0/3.1 is 15 meters (about 49 feet).

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Please Help Me ……..?

When I connect a USB 2.0 extension cable - M/F. 1.5 Meter Extension cable A-A
My computer Prompts as
Pen Drive Not Recognized
Memory Card Reader Not Recognized
Web Camera - Working Normally
Bluetooth dongle Working Normally

And

When I Connect A four Port hub
I Can use only 1 Hub at a time and the other 3 Hub are Not Recognized.

i use Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2

What Should I Do to over come this Problem..?
Will internal USB Card over come this Problem .......?
 

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Is it possible to extend a RJ45 CrossOver Cable, using an old serial cable?
- Yes both cables have the same amount of wires.

Because I'm having problems with my internet access, could I please get you to reply to:

[email protected]
Thanks.
 

A:RJ45 Cable Extension

see if this helps

http://www.netspec.com/helpdesk/wiredoc.html
Google search list

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q=RJ45+crossover+network+cabling

Couldn't e-mail this to you thru the forum cause you elected no e-mail be sent to you.
 

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I'm not quite sure that this is in the right section, but here goes anyway:

SO, quite simply is: Does the quality of the USB extension cable affect the performance of the device you're using it with?

For example, if I am using a Wi-Fi dongle, and using a USB extension cable to position it in a higher gain area, would using a 50p cable from eBay yield the same performance as say a more expensive/ higher grade Gold plated one?

A:USB extension cable performance?

You should be fine pal ... allot of the adapters come with a USB extension lead

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I am trying to use a USB Extension Cable that is a Type A-A/M-F Cable. Each time I plug a device to the cable, I get a message that says USB device not recognized. I have tried plugging in a flash drive as well as a digital camera and nothing seems to work. Is there a driver that will allow this cable to be recognized that I'm not finding? Please help!
 

A:USB Extension Cable not recognized

No, no driver. You may wish to return the cable for a different one or try a powered USB hub instead of a simple extension.
 

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Hi i just got a new 10m extension cable for my printer it is plug and play and windows installed the driver no problem, but i keep losing my internet connection it is saying server not found and i was not having this problem until i fittted the cable so i am guesing the cable is the cause but i didn't think that an extension would cause this problem any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.

A:Usb 2.0 active extension cable

i assume you have tried it again without the cable and it worked again?

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Our work got rid of a few laptops, and i brought a Sony VAIO VGN-BX61MN
The condition was we got rid of Vista Business and put a fresh system on it, which i got a friend to do (put Vista home premium on it).
Now in Device Manager, i have an unknown device. In its properties all it mentions is Location on Intel(RICH8M-LPC interface controller 2815
I have gone to the Intel site, and run the driver update there, but it discovers nothing and says all is fine.
I have run DriverMax (which i am a paying member) and that says, all is well, nothing Unknown.
If i try an update or reinstal from within Device manager, in the end i get 'Sony Firmware Extension Parser is missing a driver'.
I can not seem to find it anywhere.
Can anyone help please
 

A:Solved: Sony Firmware Extension Parser problem

I have done a fresh install again of Windows Vista Business, as that is what it had on it originally.

Still, the one driver missing is Sony Firmware Extension Parser......if i knew what it did (or doesnt do lol) i may not even worry about it.
 

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So the cord on my headphones is too short to reach the back of my computer so I decided to buy an extension cable. I checked the specs on my headphones and the extension cable and it said that they both used 3.5 mm.

So I get the extension cable and it doesn't work, the headphone jack wont fully connect to the extension cable. I'm not really sure what the problem is so I was wondering if anyone could take a look at the two products and see if there is something I am missing or if I bought the wrong type of cord or something.

Headphones
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826626012

Ext. Cable
http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-404...1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1318658732&sr=1-1
 

A:Headphone Extension Cable Problem

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I've just bought a Freecom 500GB Toughdrive. It is brand new and I have not yet transfered any data on to it.

I'm running Windows 7 64bit on an Abit AN8 Ultra mainboard.

When I plug in the tough drive using the integrated usb cable (on my USB 1.1 or my USB 2.0 interfaces) the device seems to function normally and I can mount and access the drive. Neat.

However, if I then use the male > female extension cable, the light on drive comes on but the drive will not mount. I know that your thinking - this would suggest a faulty cable. Unfortunately not, since my 2 other usb extension cables which I know work, do not work with this drive. In addition, I have tested the drive and its extension cable on an XP SP3 laptop and it does work. I also tried the drive with cable on my win7 64 laptop and it worked - tho earlier it did not work. Power issue? I dont think so since its not a USB hub - its a straight male > female extension cable.

Please provide some explanation, as I am stumped. I can use the device, but it's a pain in the neck that I cant use an extension cable since my USB 2.0 ports are at the back of my computer and very difficult to access.

Thanks.

A:Inexplicable USB extension cable problem

No explanation, just a suggestion...get a USB hub that you can plug into the back, and that will give you easy access without having to go back there each time.

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Hi, guys! I am not sure what to buy!

I have a Dell 19" monitor. I dunno what kind it is. Flat screen.
But I just bought an ASUS VH238 23-inch.
Now, I want to do the dual-monitor thing, but I want the 23-inch to have a nice long cord... 6 or 8 feet.
Let me know if I'm out of my mind.
I also need the splitter.

Can anyone provide (no Ebay please) links to appropriate cables--both splitter and extender?
Or am I just being a big baby?
I don't want to buy crap, but don't want to spend a lot either.
Help!
And thanks!
 

A:Split Monitor Cable & Extension

Do you want to see the same thing on both monitors or two separate things? A splitter will only show you the same thing on both screens, including the same resolution. If you want to see two different things on each monitor then you will need a video card that has two outputs.

A 6 or 8 ft cable isn't much of a problem. But the cable type may depend on what video card or integrated graphics you have and what outputs are present, many(most actually) new systems support dual outputs, just check the back of the PC or post the specs/info on your computer.
 

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i have a 15m usb extension cable and i need to run more than one device from it.

At the moment i can only run one thing, a mouse.

I also have a usb hub, from tescos and i was going to use it to connect multiple devices to the one usb cable/port.

I tried doing this but it although the light on the port came on none of the devices plugged in worked or showed and lights or signs at at all?? but the hub works fine when plugged into the computer with no extension.

i tried plugging in a keyboard in individually too, instead of the the mouse and it didn't work, so at the moment i can only run a mouse from that port??

I think it maybe to do with the lack of power from the one port but i am not sure. On the 4 port hub i have it does have a 5v power socket too(to allow more powerful device to run off it) but i don't have a power cable for it.

Will getting the power cable help me?

Anyone else had this problem?

A:usb extension cable or power issues?

15m are you sure? (may be 1.5m)

Is the cable USB 1 or USB 2?

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Hello to everyone

As i'm new to this forum, as welcome note i have problem to present.

Before few months i bought 2 USB extension cables for my mouse and keyboard.
They are about meter and half long, and in that time i did not have any problems with them, until last night.
In one moment i unplugged keyboard from USB extension cable and after that after i plugged it again, the keyboard did not work, not any kind of message or sound after you plug in something to usb port. So i tried plugging in mouse in same extension cable and mouse worked, but after switching keyboard to another ext.cable it did not work again.
Only way for keyboard to work is to plug it in directly to PC.
I tried uninstalling USB drivers so let windows install them automatically, but same nothing happen, only mouse is working ... :S its weird, don't know what to do as booth extension cables are obviously working. Tested with mouse. Keyboard is working as i said before i tested it plugging in directly. Never seen this kind of problem.


Help appreciated

A:Extension cable / keyboard problem !

When you unplugged the usb cable (key board), was the PC powered on? Sometimes doing so can cause such issues as you are experiencing. Generally a reboot will set things wright.

What does it look like in the device manager, are there any yellow triangles?

Have you tried using different usb ports with the extension cable?

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The cord on my keyboard is to short so I'm looking for an extension.

I have a Microsoft keyboard, does this mean I need to buy a special extension cable for this keyboard or can I just go to ebay or where ever and buy any old kind?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Question: Keyboard Extension Cable

Any extension cable will do as long as it fits. Your local computer store would have one or most electronics stores that have computer parts and accessories. Radio Shack also has them.
 

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Hello,

I have a small indoor TV antenna that works very well, and I want to find out if I can set it up in my attic and run the signal to more than one location with a splitter. The coaxial cable that comes out of the antenna is much thinner than standard RG6 (about 1/8" dia.), and I'm not sure if I can attach that thin cable to a splitter and then run RG6 cables out of the splitter.

Do you know what that thin coax is called, and whether it would be better to stick with that kind of cable throughout the cable runs?

Thank you!
 

A:Thin Coaxial Cable Extension

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Is it possible to use a USB-C extension cable with the DA200 Adapter? I haven't got much room on my desk so I'd like to move this to behind my monitors. I've tried with the one USB-C extension cable already and this hasn't worked so I was wondering whether I need a particular type?

A:Dell DA200 - Extension cable?

You'd need a USB-C cable that supported at least USB 3.1 Gen 1 traffic, maybe even 3.1 Gen 2.  I would get the latter just to be safe, although that will limit your maximum cable length. Some USB-C extension cables only support USB 2.0 because they're primarily intended to be used for charging and maybe some data transfer where bandwidth isn't as much of a priority, but such cables will not only slow down the USB and Ethernet connections on the DA200 (if they worked at all), but they would also lack the necessary wires to carry display traffic, which uses the USB 3.1 wires.  For gory details on the vast variations of USB-C and Thunderbolt cables, check out my post here: en.community.dell.com/.../20017817

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Am I posting in wrong forum? I'll try not to make new threads but I've
been searching for a while now, it's hard to browse the pages and I'm
in hurry because my comp might die any second!! Do you know any
Swedish forum similar to techspot? Well, I'm Swedish

I still have a AGP system and the day before yesterday the comp didn't start
because it said I haven't connected the Power extension cable!!! I tried over
and over again but it was the same. I opened the comp and reconnected all
cables even if all seemed alright. The comp worked another day...

Yesterday evening it happened again. This time in Windows XP. The screen
started to flicker and a warning message said some ATI driver was missing.
But it was because of the Power extension cable again. I reconnected all
the cables but the comp still claimed about the Power extension cable
over and over again. I gaved up and went to bed. Hopeless.

In the morning (today) I unplugged all extra stuff like sensors and leeds for the
case and I replaced the cables so there was no other stuff on the same cable.
Well... then the comp didn't start because the CPU was unworkable!!! "check
CPU soft menu"... Ok, but I saw nothing wrong in there and PC health looked
good. But the CPU was still unworkable. Back to the CPU soft menu I saw
nothing wrong except I knew that I changed it for many months ago because
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A:Power extension cable issue

might be the monitor

No replies :/
Ok... Actually I've had no problem since I changed the settings in BIOS
and it's very weird. I've still bought a new power supplie, a Hiper 580W.
I'll install it later I hope it's good ...and quiet enough. The first step in
the upgrade process :dead:

Why I couldn't start my comp and why it said the power extension
cable wasn't connected... Here's what I think, even I'm not a pro.
Sometimes I switched off my old Nokia monitor while the comp was
working a long time during defrag, virus scan and more, because I
thought it will decrease the lifetime and because the screensaver
didn't always work as it should. I think something happend to the
BIOS because the monitor wasn't on... ​
 

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I have a USB Extension Cable (36") connected to the back of my PC. Today, I want to sync my new Fitbit with my PC. Proceeding, I ejected an 8gig flash stick from the USB cable, and removed it. Then, I connected the Fitbit Charging Cable to the USB Extension Cable and found my cursor has disappeared. I tested other flash sticks and they produce the same sympton: Cursor disappears. However, when I reconnect the just-separated stick the cursor returns to a full-function state. Any trouble-shooting tips? Thank you.
 

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I want a longer cable for my PC's power supply but I'm not sure what kind of extension I should purchase in order to do so. I would rather just purchase the same kind of cable that came with my PSU (only longer of course) oppose to using a extension cord. Can anyone offer any advice as to what kind of cord I could use?
Thanks.

A:Extension Cable for Power Supply

Believe standard on most PSU are about 5-6' . I would not use an extension cord. Of course plug into a surge protector, try get a quality one, not cheap one.

I have bought from this company before, have many sizes in feet, good quality. can't be beat in prices. Power Cords w/ 3 Conductor PC Power Connector - Monoprice.com Google around, many other sellers on internet, never beat there prices though.

18AWG should be fine, but can go for thicker if you like 16AWG

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Well the backlight is going dim on the 15" LCD screen on our Sony Vaio PCG-FXA32. I have been using a 17" CRT as a 2nd monitor on it in dual screen mode for a year or so. Decided to try to clean up desk space and only run a 17" Samsung 172N LCD on it and disable the built in screen. But with that Samsung 172N, I have had to install it with the CD in all my workstations (we have a bunch of them). SO I tried to install the Monitor .inf files in safe mode and normal mode . But the machine will not install the CD, tells me there is an error. The Laptop has been cleaned out of all the Sony garbage, and reformatted and XP Pro installed, with just the Sony drivers needed to operate it, like the ATI Rage Mobility drivers, etc. It runs great xcept for this issue. I will get the 15" screen fixed soon but still intend to run a 2nd monitor on it, guess I have become spoiled with multimonitors forver now.

I can't just hook up the Monitor and let Win try to find drivers for it because it will be a blank screen and can't see in the built in screen to navigate menus.

Anyone have any ideas how to get this accomplished?
 

A:Sony Vaio Laptop won't install 17" LCD extension monitor

a friend of mine had a sony vaio desktop and the standard copy of windows xp pro just wouldn't work right, he had usb problems as well as video problems. sony can make good stereos and tv's but thier computers leave a lot to be desired. a standard copy of windows will usually work on a dell, HP, or IBM though.
 

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I just got my Thinkpad X1 carbon 5th gen. Almost everything works fine, but the ethernet extension cable does not work. I can see the network adapter in the network connections, but it says that the network cable is removed I just pluged in the ethernet extension cable and connected it with the LAN. But the adapters LEDs do not blink. They just do nothing. So I tried the same LAN cable with an USB 3.0 ethernet adapter and it works. The device manager does not show any hardware or driver problems. What am I doing wrong? Is there a bios options that must be enabled or any other way to enable it?  

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Hi,

I am looking for your help,

I have Microsoft Lifecam VX-5500 (WebCam)

I want to adjust this cam on my roof. The distance of my computer to roof is approximately 40 feet.

I have 40 feet long USB extension cable but it doesn't work because of USB power supply problem.
( I also know the usb support 16.5Feet long extension cable)
Can anybody help me out that how can i connect with my Cam which is fixed in my roof?

I wanna use this cam as a security cam.

A:How to use 40 feet long extension cable with Webcam?

Is that your actual cable or just a picture you found?

You need a repeater with an active cable to travel that length without any losses.

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I've got (several) excellent computer cases, and a tight-fit on a PC system desk setup.

(Typical) problem is: most all the PC "connections" to it are on the "back" & on the expansion slot panel.?! (all jacks & connectors are Ind. standard)

As you've probably figured out from my long Title above - I don't know what these extension arrays are actually called. I have seen them, (usually threaded inside the PC case from the back or Mobo, to the front).

Not knowing the 'correct'omundo name for these things has made googling for'um a lot harder. What i'd like is to 'extend' the connections for (at least) all my Graphics card Audio in/out jacks - and rear USB connections up to the front of the machine (where they should be on all machines in the first place)!

Actually. Other than things like the NIC card and A/C, I'd just as soon move "all" the "user access" connectors up front, to the top, the side, where ever they would be actually "accessable" .

I'm just tired of having to stand on my head - with a flash light in hand - tangled in wires that i'm not looking for - i'm sure lots of you have been there .

Any ideas where I can find these things, (or a correct NAME for um)? I'll buy them individually (if i have to), or a 'harness' with all the extended connections on it would be Ok with me.

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A:PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
http://cgi.ebay.com/5-25-Multi-Func...in_0?hash=item3ef7fd3242&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
 

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The design of the Dell TB15's cable is really poor. The cable is hardwired on the docking station on the left side of the unit, which is same side the thunderbolt port is on the XPS15 9550. This gives you very little options on where to put the dock, since the cable is so short.
Has anyone found an TB3 extension cable that their using?
I'd really like to move the docking station away from where I keep my laptop. If I could find a 10' cable for the docking station, that would be perfect.
However, I'm not finding much in the way of female/male cables. I'm pretty sure I'd need an TB "active" cable.
Has anyone seen an extension cable that would work?
Thanks!
-Dan

A:Extension cable for Dell TB15 docking station?

I asked this same question some time ago. It turns out that the TB15 cable is replaceable and the process is shown in the doc for it. Which would certainly indicate that they plan on having other lengths available at some point as the inside connector looks like some custom connector. That said, technically there is apparently a limitation on the cable length, I believe it is less than 3 feet. I have not found any ThunderBolt 3 extension cables.

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My problem is that I Have a wireless adapter hooked onto the end of 2 usb extension cables that have their own power supply, so its not a problem of range. I've had it set up like this for two months, where the wireless adapter was set on the end of the 2 usb extension cables, and it worked just fine.

USB extension cables
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.js...oductId=2991227

I have a Linksys Wireless A/G USB Network Adapter

http://www.amazon.com/Linksys-WUSB54G-Wire...r/dp/B00009X6PH

Now suddenly I wake up one morning to find the message "USB Device not recognized." This only happens when I have the wireless adapter plugged into the two cables. I have tried plugging it into each of the different cables seperately, and it wont work on either cable, as well as working off the end of both cables. When I just plug it in straight into the computer it works fine. Any other USB device I plug into these cables works fine, weather it be a webcam etc. Just the combo of my Wireless adapter and my extension cables doesn't work. What do I do? But yeah if I have to buy something so be it, I'm just not sure whats wrong in this case. I've tried the most obvious means of solving the problem, simply restarting the computer, unplugging the device and plugging it back in etc. I've tried reinstalling the drivers on both the cables and the device, nothing seems to work. I don't understand it at all.

Thanks,
Acton
 

A:Wireless Internet Adapter not recognized when plugged into USB extension cable.

I have found that the wireless card I have will not work if it is connected to an extension, even a very short one will not work with it (I am talking a 3" one)
 

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Hi guys,

I've been rearranging my workspace, and tried to connect my monitor (viewsonic 19in flat screen) with an extension svga cable. The machine powers on and I get a display, but the optimal viewing resolution (the monitor has a little popup message that says 1440x900) is not available as an option when I go into display settings.
When I look in device manager, the monitor is listed as a generic plug/play device. Do I need to manually install a driver from teh manufacturer? Previously, when just plugging the monitor directly to the machine with no cable the display looked fine, but now it doesn't look as good.

thanks,
bp
 

A:monitor detected as standard plug and play when connected with extension cable

You'd be better of with a long high quality cable then using an extension.

Yes, install the drivers from the manufactures website. These will help your GPU set the correct resolution.
 

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