Hooking a computer to a television?

I thought hooking up a computer to a television was easy but I am having trouble. -So my computer is a Dell Inspiron I570-7034PBK Desktop. I'm using Windows 7 home premuim 64-bit and the graphics is Integrated ATI Radeon HD4200. -My television is a Samsung Class 60hz 1080p LCD HDTV. I am trying to use... show more I thought hooking up a computer to a television was easy but I am having trouble.

-So my computer is a Dell Inspiron I570-7034PBK Desktop. I'm using Windows 7 home premuim 64-bit and the graphics is Integrated ATI Radeon HD4200.

-My television is a Samsung Class 60hz 1080p LCD HDTV.

I am trying to use HDMI to HDMI, but the TV says "check signal cable".

When i hook my Xbox up HDMI to HDMI, it works perfectly.

People keep saying I have to choose "external monitor" on my computer, but have no idea how to and if thats what I have to do.



Any help is appreciated!!!
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