How to connect PC To TV

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    Worry Not I'm not an Idiot I am having some troubles getting my Dell Latitude C600 Running XP to connect to the TV I have a S-Video plug on my Laptop and TV also the TV Is tube not flatscreen so I plug the S-Video in and start up My PC and right before it shows the Log on Screen it show up then for a Couple seconds it shows the screen then it just cuts off and I can't figure anything out on how to fix this all the functions are setup to sup[ort a external TV and I don't know what to do Help?
     
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    Press Windows Key+P after the screen disappears. Wait a few seconds, if the screen doesn't show up press it again. Should be able to work.
     
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    I sure hope you're not tricking me :)
    EDIT: nothing happens.
     
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    Ah wait...there should be an FN option on your keyboard for TV-output. Should be like..fn+F5, try that. Actually, could be a combination of keys. So...look for one that looks like tv-out.
     
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    Still does not work.
     
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    It probably isn't fn+F5, try other options. It has to be somewhere on the keyboard else you wouldn't be able to connect it.
     
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    Your PC screen resolution may be too high for a CRT TV to display. Try reducing it.
     
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    I lowered it one seeing as I had it one above and it did not work
     
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    Dunno then. I remember connecting my PC to a CRT TV with an S-Video cable a few years ago and it would not display at any resolution above 800x600.
     
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    I forgot
    Quoted from tomshardware after 2 minutes of googling.