How to connect my laptop (VGA port) to TV (HDMI port) to use as a monitor?

I have a VGA to HDMI adapter but when I connect it to my computer, the TV displays "no signal" though the computer is acknowledging the connection to the TV. Any advice?
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  1. Hi,

    First, make sure that the TV is set to the correct input which is HDMI. Next on your laptop press the Windows key + P at the same time and select between Duplicate or Extended display then press Enter. If it will still not work do also try to uninstall/reinstall the graphics driver.
    - Go to Device Manager and uninstall the graphics driver.
    - Next is to open Programs and Features then uninstall anything related to the graphics card.
    - Once uninstalled, download and install the latest driver.
    - Reboot your laptop once the driver has been installed then test it again.
    - If all these will still not work then the adapter can be the cause.
    - Do try a different monitor that using VGA only and see if that will work or not.
  2. Best answer
    You will need an active VGA to HDMI adapter (usually a small box but larger than an HDMI switch ) a VGA to HDMI cable or connector adapter itself will not work VGA is analog and Your TV can not see that signal on it's digital HDMI board
  3. I did a video on how to setup dual monitors using VGA and HDMI. Click below.

    My YouTube channel is "EZSilent Hustle"
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