Any ATI AIW experts in here? TV out question.

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  1. Craig R

    Craig R Auditioning

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    I have the ATI AIW 8500DV card running a Dell 2001 LCD. I just plugged in the SVHS cable from the AIW card to my old Hitachi big screen so I could watch DVDs on the TV instead of the LCD panel. It works, sort of, but not like I want.
    My LCD is set for 1600X1200 resolution and my TV out is set for 1024X768. I see my regular desktop display on both the LCD and the TV. All I want on the TV is the DVD video, not the whole desktop.
    I have seen websites where people have the AIW card set up running their regular windows desktop on their primary display and the second display (TV) just shows the movie being played, not the entire desktop. How did they do that?
     
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    Jeff Jacobson Cinematographer

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    Display Properties | Settings tab | Advanced button

    Overlay tab | Clone mode options button

    select "Theater Mode"
     
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    Craig R Auditioning

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    Thanks, it's working good now. Had to reboot to get it right, somehow the two displays were backwards so the movie was showing on the LCD and my desktop was showing on the TV, but it's all OK now.
     

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