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OK Heres my deal. I have my GTS450 and what I would like to do is to hook my 42" Plasma TV via HDMI while still keeping my monitor hooked in via DVI. This way I can watch movies from my computer on the TV but not have to worry about unhooking and hooking cables up. Is there a way to do this? Also need sound to go through the HDMI as well as I do not have speakers hooked into my computer. Only headphones. Thanks for the help.
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Plug it in?
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Hook both of them up, then go to your control panel where you change the screen resolution. Click identify. Now you should 2 box examples of windows one says 1 and the other says 2. One of those is HD and the other is DVI.

I think that will work, I have enver done this but it should.
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You will have to play around w/the sound aspect of things, and will probably have 'issues' in this scenario. But the graphics should be no problem, just plug 'em both in and mess around w/a few things in the NVCP and you should be good to go, visually speaking. But the sound ... your whole computer is basically one sound source, regardless of where the application is 'living' (i.e. on your monitor or on your TV) at the moment. So if you use the HDMI out on the GPU for sound through the TV, it'll pick up anything running on your PC regardless which monitor is displaying the app. If you follow me
    
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