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Help Me Please! Want to hook up my computer to my TV and surround sound

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Please help.... and dumb down the terms, not the greatest with this stuff.

I want to hookup my HP desktop computer to my TV which is connected to my Samsung 1000-Watt 5.1-Channel DVD Home Theatre System (HT-D550) through my HDMI cable. TV.jpg 78k .jpg file Computer.jpg 85k .jpg file

Ive attached pictures of what I am dealing with for the Computer and Tv but don't have any of the surround sound. I couldnt figure out how to get the computer to play audio through the tv so right now i only have the video hooked up to it.

Please help!
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Ok basically you want to connect the tv to your computer using a DVI cable. the DVI connector is the white trapezoidal plug on the back of the computer. to connect to your tv you will have to use an HDMI to DVI adapter. The HDMI ports are small and trapezoidal. then you can hook up the TV to the home theater system using and Optical toss link cable this is the square plug on the tv with the red glow around it . Then connect the other end to the theater system in an unused channel. Make sure your tv is set to output audio.
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Sandy Thunder
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QuickSilver X1
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930k C1 4.6GHz @1.344v Sabertooth X79 2x EVGA GTX 560 Ti SC SLI 900/2106 Dominator 1866 16GB 9-10-9-27 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Crucial M4 64GB 'Cuda 320GB XSPC Rasa 750 RX240 push/pull + Alphacool UT60 ... Win 7 Pro x64 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Asus VE198D 19" Samsung 920NW 19" Samsung 906BW 19" Logitech G510s 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair HX850M Carbide 400R Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Corsair MM200 
AudioOther
Bose Music Monitor Nuforce Icon HDP 
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Phenom II x6 1090T BE Sabertooth 990FX Radeon HD 5770 1GB Corsair Veangence Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Caviar Black 1TB  Lite ON 16x DVD-R/RW ThermalRight Silver Arrow Windows 7 Professional 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Syncmaster 921BW 19" & Syncmaster 965 19" and S... Apple aluminum wired keyboard Corsair TX650 Silverstone TJ05 with window and thermal contro... 
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