HDMI with HDTV

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  1. AR3142

    AR3142 New Member

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    Hi,

    I just purchased a new HDTV & connected it to my desktop w/ a HDMI cable ( the connection is via a splitter, one input to monitor the other to the TV ). Everything seems to be working but when I look @ playback devices it shows the TV that was previously connected as the one currently detected. There is no indication that a new device was connected. Any help would be appreciated.

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  2. Josephur

    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    What kind of splitter are you using? It's possible that the splitter isn't allowing EIDI information to be correctly passed to your PC. This info contains the model/make of the HDMI device so the PC can keep track of it. Without that information Windows might be confused or may list it as a generic device.
     
  3. AR3142

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    The splitter is a ViewHD 2Port HD Amp Splitter. It must allow info as the playback device has the name of the previous TV. Is it possible that it can't change the name? As I said, it is working. Thanks.
     

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