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With Windows 8.1 natively supporting Miracast, we saw a demonstration of screen mirroring via Xbox One at the ongoing //build/ conference. If I want to mirror my laptop screen running Windows 8.1, what extra hardware would I need both on receiving end and transmitting end to support Miracast?

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Would people who are downvoting/closing this question also please explain why they are doing so. –  Mayank Jun 28 '13 at 2:00
Related: superuser.com/questions/607146/… –  ohaal Jul 8 '13 at 10:19

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Transmitting end: WiFi device with NDIS 6.3 driver. (Check with "Get-NetAdapter | Select Name, NdisVersion" in PowerShell.) Video driver that supports WDDM 1.3 (new for Windows 8.1).

Receiving end: Any device certified for Miracast? Netgear Push2TV confirmed to work.

More information: http://withinwindows.com/within-windows/2013/6/30/windows-81-features-miracast-wireless-display-tech-and-it-works-well

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You can in powershell write: "Get-NetAdapter | Select Name, NdisVersion" to get the NDIS version of your WiFi card... And you can run: "DxDiag.exe" to find out what WDDM version your graphics driver is... –  zmurf Jul 17 '13 at 20:40
Per @zmurf I checked and my graphics card driver model is WDDM 1.3 and my Wifi NDIS version is 6.3. This tuturial (blogs.msdn.com/b/matt-harrington/archive/2014/05/02/…) suggests I cannot mirror. Is there something else I need? –  MrMas Oct 3 '14 at 3:44
Same here. WDDM 1.3 and NDIS 6.3. I don't have the option to add a wireless monitor. –  Pluc Nov 19 '14 at 16:12

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