Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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?

share|improve this question
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
add comment

1 Answer 1

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

share|improve this answer
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
add comment

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.