pc hardware hdmi port

I found this on the back of my pc.  Does this symbol mean that I can't use the port?

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Chad FranksSenior System EngineerCommented:
was this plugged into the port itself?
brothertruffle880Author Commented:
It might just be a dust cap but that symbol does imply it's not to be used.  I assume the port is physically there and looks 'normal'. If so, give it a try, what's the worst that could happen.....

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Chad FranksSenior System EngineerCommented:
I agree, it was probably telling you not to remove it until you are ready to use it.
>>  Does this symbol mean that I can't use the port?

Find the manual or the specifications for your computer.  That should state whether you have a HDMI port or not.  If it is a good manual it will describe the ports on the back of your computer and there should be information as to whether the HDMI port is usable or not.
in general, if there is an existing port, you can use it
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