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Getting an old USB device (projector) to work through a VM

I have an AIPTEK T20 Pocket Cinema projector (which I bought in 2009, and officially went out of production in 2012). It used to work back in the day when I had Windows XP installed on my computer. ...
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Certain mac system hotkeys don't work on PC keyboard.

I am using a Mac mini with a typical PC usb keyboard (not a Mac keyboard). I am on OSX 10.9.3. According to this apple support web page, Cmd+F1 should toggle 'mirror displays', but it doesn't work. I ...
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3D Vision gaming with NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100

I'm getting really confused about the requirements for 3D vision gaming using NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100. There's some info about this online in various forums, however a lot of it is ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad resolution drastically increases when connected to a projector

I have a Lenovo T61 Thinkpad with Windows. I am a teacher and use whiteboard with a projector in class. When I connect my projector (Epson) to the laptop, the screen resolution increases and I can't ...
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Is it possible to change the default screen/logo on a projector?

When the Acer projector I have is on, but not connected to an input, it displays the Acer logo. Is there a way to replace that logo?
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Unable to get video from my Samsung laptop's VGA port to display on my projector

I have SAMSUNG RV511 laptop, and it's VGA port seems to not pass video to the projector. When I use different laptop with same cable and same projector it works fine, note that the graphic card ...
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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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Cannot connect laptop to monitor using HDMI

I'm trying to connect my Dell Latitude laptop to my monitor using an HDMI connection from both ends. I plugged in the cable, but my monitor is showing no signal. I tried to send output to the ...
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how to connect to projector in Windows 7 on Mac Pro

I use windows 7 in Macbook Pro. and bought a VGA Adapter, however, the projector can not detect my computer, anyone has the idea how to set it up to connect to the projector?
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DVI port not working with HDMI adapter

I have an Optoma EW628 projector which has a DVI-I and VGA inputs. I use a HDMI female to DVI male adapter to connect my VAIO/ATV3 to the projector. Everything was working fine until a few weeks ago ...
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Will a cable HDMI to M1-DA work?

My laptop (Dell XPS l502x) has only HDMI. And a couple of days ago I bought an used projector, without cables. It was said it accept DVI, so before it arrive I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, but when it ...
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DLP projector bulb is acting up

My DLP projector has an "ECO" setting that reduces its brightness - that also reduces the fan noise and increases lamp life. The lamp has about 1000 hours on it so it should be good for another 3000 ...
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Vertically aligned extended monitor

I have a projector (NEC PE410HG), that I want to use in portrait mode, while having my main screen in landscape mode as normal. I can't figure out how to do it properly. If I extend the screen, and ...
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Force Resultion for Presenter View

We have an issue with a projector where it can only display up to 720p input. It is a 1080p projector and was working before, but the wires may have been run too long in order to conceal them. The ...
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Nvidia 3D to 3D display

I recently purchased an Epson 3020 projector which has 3D capability. I connected my desktop computer using HDMI directly to the projector and my desktop has a Nvidia GTX 680 graphics card. I have ...
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Display partial screen on projector

For a musical, live-drawing (in Photoshop or other sofware) will be projected onto the stage background. However, I do not want to display the toolbars and chrome. Is there a way to only project a ...
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TW6100W - Which frequency is used? [closed]

Does anyone know with which frequency the wireless transmitter that is delivered with my projector is emitting? The projector in question is EPSON TW6100W.
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DLP Projector colors and blurry

I've purchased a Coolux 3X+ DLP Projector. I connect it to the computer with HDMI, 1080p 60Hz, the picture displayed is blurry in some areas. When I use the sharpness wheel to adjust the sharpness, ...
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Puzzling Projector Condundrum - Flickers and goes off when on a certain facebook page and nothing else

Here's one that's a bit of a mind boggler, I'm just asking out of curiousity. I have a computer hooked up to a projector. It works fine, in every single thing I've ever done, gaming, movies, etc. ...
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Why does my projector only show my desktop background and not the desktop icons?

My laptop is connected to an acer projector. The desktop background is displayed by the projector but nothing else on the laptop is displayed.
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I want full 1920x1080 to my projector but laptop is 1330

I want full 1920x1080 res since the projector allows for it. But laptop limited to 1330 or so. Mac book pro 2012 model. Will the thunderbolt to hdmi allow for full 1080 to the projector?
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Unable to connect my projector via USB-to-RS232

I have to connect a Mitsubishi projector XL6600U via a USB-to-RS232 connector. I have a Prolific PL2303 cable, the drivers are available here: ...
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Viewing Long Documents on Projector Vertically

Is there any such thing as being able to use a projector vertically so that you can view entire documents that are usually narrow in width and longer in length without having to scroll? In our ...
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What does it mean by 3D Compatible [closed]

I have a Marquee Digital Labs Home Theater MD-1000LED TV Projector 1080 MP 3D-Projector I got on EBay Can someone tell me what does it mean by 3D Compatible it also came with 3D Glasses but I don't ...
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Powerpoint Slides from Remote Host

Here is my problem: I want to display "slides" from a projector but I will not be in the same region as the projector. Can you please suggest solutions that would allow me to amend a slideshow ...
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How can I have the PowerPoint Slide Sorter on my laptop's screen, and the full-screen slide on the projector?

I'll be doing a rather non-linear presentation (more of a Q&A) where I'll need to pull up arbitrary slides from a long presentation. The fastest way I can jump from one slide to another is to use ...
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mini displayport to VGA not working

Very simple problem: I am trying to hook up a laptop to a projector via a Mini DisplayPort to VGA connector, however it just doesn't work at all. Where this gets odd is: This all works to the ...
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VLC is cropping my video for projector display

Context: What works: I'm trying to set up my VLC so that it displays through a projector. I set up my screen with two monitors, and set up VLC to have DirectX drawing to draw to the other screen. That ...
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Projector in front of the wall

What are the projectors called that can stand directly in front of the wall and project the image "straight" to the wall? Rather than projectors which require a certain distance to the wall to ...
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Transform a PC into a network projector

We have a Windows 7 PC that is located in the conference room on which a TV is connected. I would like to transform this PC into a network projector, so that whenever a client or supplier comes in to ...
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VGA Cable gave me an Electric Shock when connecting a Projector to a Laptop

Yesterday I was trying to connect a Viewsonic Projector to my Samsung RC420 laptop... I followed this steps: I Plugged the Projector to a power source, in parallel I did the same thing with the ...
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1366x768 laptop lcd and 1280x800 projecttor in clone mode

We have a notebook with 1366x768 LCD screen, and the projector with interactive whiteboard has 1280x800 resolution. We use the laptop in screen clone mode to allow the lecturer to see the same ...
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No picture on HDMI Output from a Pioneer 921 AV Receiver to a Projector [closed]

I am trying hard to tackle a what seemed to be simple problem if wiring my setup together. The setup: Mac Mini (2011) with HDMI Output Pioneer 921 K AV Receiver Acer HD Projector (HDMI) When ...
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How can i connect & configure a projector in redhat linux?

SCenario: I like to connect and configure my projector in Red Hat Linux without using any external packages/third party tools Example: i like to configure basic projector properties where we ...
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Connecting two monitors, projector and video mixer to one computer

I'm in the process of purchasing a presentation software program that requires output two monitors; 1 for Staging and 1 for the Live Presentation. In addition to this, I will need to output the Live ...
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What's the proper way to unplug a power cord?

Unsure if I'm stating the question correctly, but I know there are warnings against quickly unplugging projectors suddenly because of the damage it can cause to the projector bulb. Is this applicable ...
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4 Monitors and a Projector with Radeon 6700/6800 series

I have two graphics cards, one is a Radeon HD 6700 series and one is a Radeon HD 6850. Both have dual DVI ports, a display port and a HDMI port. So all up, I have 8 ports that I assumed I should be ...
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HDTV 1080p HDMI/Component to VGA 1024x768 conversion yet maintaining aspect ratio

I recently inherited an older XGA, 1024x768, 4:3 ratio LCD video projector. The projector only supports a D-Sub (VGA) input. My DirecTV satellite box outputs its video signal @ standard 720p/1080p via ...
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How to connect Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable to IBM Laptop?

I just bought an Apple Digital TV Adapter. I have an iPad2. I know, to share my iPad screen, Just connect iPad to Adapter & then connect Adapter second end to Monitor/Screen. Now, My question is ...
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Different display on laptop's screen and projector screen?

I saw a lecturer using PowerPoint to present his lecture, however, I notice that although the projector only show the PowerPoint's slides, his laptop screen show different things. How can I do that?
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Laptop as projector source 1080p?

Am going to buy a projector, and I'll just be using my laptop as the image source for it. My laptop is new but only has a 14 inch screen and its maximum resolution is 1366 X 768. I want to use hdmi ...
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Secondary monitor not displaying colours correctly

I have an MSI notebook with a Radeon HD card and Windows 7 installed. I use EasyWorship. The colours on the monitor are correct, but when connecting to a projector the white colour is displayed as ...
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Can't duplicate display on Windows 7

I'm trying to setup a duplicate display on Windows 7, on a Lenovo W520 laptop. The goal is to output the main desktop to both the laptop screen and a VGA projector. I believe the laptop has a dual ...
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What software can I use to co-ordinate a projector screen?

When I connect my laptop to a projector, it shows everything that is going-on on my computer. However, I want want to show only certain things to users ( like videos, images, etc ). It would be good ...
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lowest achievable watts for decent resolution display?

I have an unusual question. The scenario is onboard computing / entertainment for a live aboard boat with a very tight energy budget. I'm trying to figure out what is the most energy efficient ...
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How to show the laptop screen content both on a projector and the laptop screen?

My laptop is Lenovo T400, and my OS is Ubuntu 10.10. I connect my laptop to a projector to do presentation. By hitting the functional key "Fn + F7". the laptop screen content will be shown by the ...
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How to optimize colors for video projectors?

as I am doing my first conference talk, I want to prepare as best as I can. I often encounter problems that make my images looking on laptop/workstation screen perfect, but you can't see anything or ...
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Ubuntu: closing laptop lid shuts off projector

This is in Ubuntu Natty: This is a relatively new development: normally when I watch a movie I hook up my laptop to my projector, close the lid, watch the movie. However, nowadays when I close the ...
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Can no longer duplicate display to external monitor on Windows 7

We have a large TV at work - I connect my laptop to it to share my screen during meetings. Until today, my laptop display has been duplicating to the TV automatically when I connect the TV cable to ...
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Powerpoint margins when using a projector

I'm creating a Powerpoint presentation and I'm having trouble fitting everything (graphics) onto a slide. I've been trying to stay within the margins provided by the default template. I'm not sure ...