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Cheapest laptop with tv-out

Q: Cheapest laptop with tv-out

i just want a laptop with over 512mb, 1.6ghz+ processor, a 128mb graphics card, 40gig hard disk and wireless capable. virtually every new laptop i see is up to these specs, but i don't see that many with tv-out (or at least, it isn't stated that it has tv-out). any ideas? also, i'm in the UK. thanks

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A: Cheapest laptop with tv-out

Looks like Dell's entire Home line except the Inspiron 1501 has s-video and most if not all of HP's home line has them - look for mention of an s-video port in the description.
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Not sure what country you are in but has a great range if you are in the uk, almost all new laptops will meet those requirements.
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Originally Posted by ruzzi

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Quote: Originally Posted by cheburashka

From what I've gathered here, I need to have an OS of some kind with a Product Key to replace with my new Windows 7 Upgrade disk--at least that's the safest thing to do. Since I'm starting with a barebones computer and have no computers running 2000, XP or Vista which have a product key, I need to get my hands on a legit OS for cheap. Where would be a good place to start looking? Would I be better off buying the complete OS instead of trying to make use of my $8.00 educational upgrade disk?


Welcome to Seven Forums, cheburashka.

Save your money - no OS is needed with Windows 7 Upgrade.

Check this tutorial, and especially the note under Option One.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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Howdy and welcome to the Forum.

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A:Headphone Jack on Laptop Stops Working Until Laptop is Powered Off

One idea would be a look the power plan in use. If you are running with the default Balanced power plan you may be seeing that nterfere by conserving battery power temporarily turning the audio off being a constant drain. Another thought could be a result of the onboard audio chip itself getting too warm where the hardware protection circuit will then come in and deactivate all sound. That is usually seen as far as the cpu temp as well as other major components. The audio being onboard would also be monitored by the bios not so much by Windows.

The other possible cause of losing sound would be the headphone jack or the board end having a cold solder point getting warm and expanding just enough to break the connection until cooled off. The complete shutdown of power would tend to suggest a temp or regulation issue where either the power plan or temp monitoring would have to be watched. And one more thing would be setting the laptop on a fan cooled stand or effective notebook cooling pad to draw heat away from the unit if you are not already using one. Laptops are known to get quite warm with extended use since everything is packed into a tight space with the typical serious lack of air flow unlike the usual desktop with front, rear, and side or top case fans in use if not water cooled.

You have some things to consider in the list of things there. Increased overall cooling, not planning to use the laptop for extended periods of time which can allow for something to overheat if that is the case., changing the power plan to Performance if still set to the default Balanced might help. As for anything internal as far as a loose contact or cold solder point that would require a look once confirmed however by the factory or authorized service center/dealer where you could bring it in direct for examination.

The shutdown and restart could also be indication that the driver for the onboard is going to sleep on you or otherwise made inactive at random intervals and the fresh power up serves to refresh the driver as Windows loads it fresh all over again. Run into that one here at times but on a desktop machine.