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Windows 7 - Can't get my TV working as primary display with nVidia 7900GS

Windows 7 - Can't get my TV working as primary display with nVidia 7900GS

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 RTM (from MSDN) on my HTPC, which is connected to a 42" Magnavox LCD TV via component cables to my nVidia 7900GS.

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Guest [Entry]

What worked for me was uninstalling the nVidia driver and using the default Windows driver.
Guest [Entry]

Okay, I figured it out. It's the TV. Older TVs (like my 4 year-old Vizio plasma) have the old HDMI spec. This prevents it from being recognized by Windows as a primary monitor. I replaced my TV with a new Sony Bravia, and it works just fine.