Connect Bootcamp to TV

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by BrendonS, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. BrendonS macrumors newbie

    Jan 1, 2009
    has anybody successfully connected your mac (windows partition) to a tv or display using a MiniDVI to Video cable?

    it won't work for me

    i got it to work with MiniDVI to VGA on a projector but I dunno :S
  2. ibanana macrumors 6502

    Aug 23, 2007
    Same here, I have posted on but no answer so far. I have also phoned apple support but no one was able to help me and advised to call Microsoft helpline
  3. ibanana macrumors 6502

    Aug 23, 2007
    please help, I really, really need to play GTA IV on my HD TV ;)
  4. andrema2 macrumors member

    Apr 3, 2008

    I had never had problems with it. I watch movies on my HD tv usig my Macbook 1.1 using miniDVI to VGA.

    What Windows are you using ? What MAC are you using ?

    Please try to install the latest video driver. In my case it is the intel video driver. It has a tray icon and what you can do is to force the screen to use the secondary screen on it. Click on the tray icon then you are going to see monitor or something like it. Select the external monitor. It should do the trick.

    Another way would be to boot up Windows with the miniDVI and TV already connected.

    I hope it helps

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