Updating my sound driver
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However, my laptop shows the Sony TV in my audio devices. Go to hardware and sound on your control panel and click on the sound.
Then on the playback tab in the window that opens press right click and chech the show disabled divices and the disconnected and see if anything show up in the list. The window that opens shows two icons: The first one is my default system audio, the other shows the Sony TV. The Sony TV has a little round green icon next to it with a telephone in the middle.
As I am typing this, I can see this screen on my TV, so we are connected properly.
I have gone to my control panel several times, selected 'Hardware and Sound', and looked around, but I can't find anything in there that allows me to select HDMI.