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Is there any way to add Intel's WiDi technology to a desktop computer? Or for that matter, a laptop? I'm thinking about setting up a Home Theater PC but I'd like to be able to mirror my computer to it easily.

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Of course its possible. Its just a matter having the supported hardware. – Ramhound Oct 19 '12 at 14:37
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It is possible to do so with newer generation hardware. Do you have a computer that you intend to use or are you shopping for a computer? If you are still shopping, I'd strongly recommend getting a notebook (dare I say ultrabook) computer with the latest generation processor that is Intel Wi-Di certified.

Intel® Wireless Display requires a desktop system based on a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ Processor. Intel® Wireless Display does not function on other desktop systems.

Source: Intel Support

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Is it possible to look at the edit history of an answer on superuser or on so in general? – kush Oct 19 '12 at 15:07
    
Na, I was hoping to add it to an existing computer. Thanks for the information, though. – Rev Oct 23 '12 at 11:56

It can work, but in my experience doesn't work well. Wrote up a case study here: http://blog.jasonsamuels.net/post/51572141221/an-adventure-in-wireless-display-technology

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Hi, Jason. Please disclose your link to the blog otherwise the communuity tends to flag self-promition as spam. Please see the FaQ section on promotion for more info. – tombull89 Jun 3 '13 at 14:59

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