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Share inactive virtual desktop via TeamViewer (or alternative) to another device

I have a monitor that does not have any wireless way to connect to it and I can only connect to it via a very short mini-HDMI(?) to Display Port cable. What I want to achieve is place another device ...
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DLP projector instant off disadvantages

My projector (Acer H6520BD) has an instant off setting. When it is turned on the projector turns off instantly when I press power off. If the instant off setting is turned off, the projector remains ...
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Reconnect bar remains on screen after using wireless display

Every time I disconnect my laptop from a wireless projector, a "Reconnect" bar appears on top of my screen: It seems to be pinned and won't go away on its own, and the unpin button is grayed out so I ...
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Is it possible to duplicate projection on Windows 10 while not specifiying windows on the output?

Is it possible to duplicate project on Windows 10 while not including a specific window on the output/only including specific windows on the output? For example, having a word document displayed on ...
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How does my projector downsample the input resolution into its native resolution?

I have a projector that has a maximum input resolution of 1920x1080 and a native resolution of 800x480. If I plug it into my computer which is sending it a 1920x1080 signal, what is it doing to ...
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How to move only blue pixel-parts in certain direction over VGA?

I have a projector with a very minor defect in the lamp. The projector itself still works fine, but the image projected shows that the blue pixel parts are slightly moved to the left compared to red ...
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Is there any software to project only a particular window or application

I often need to display a specific window on a projector and to show another window on my laptop. It's do able by extending the desktop, but in practice, it is often hard to manage both, especially ...
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How to bind remote clicker to powerpoint on projector while another program is in focus on laptop screen?

The user wants to be able to use the remote clicker to move to the next/previous slides in a powerpoint presentation while the laptop screen from which the presentation is running has another program ...
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How to show codes without exiting presentation mode in PowerPoint

Actually tomorrow I have to give a presentation in a workshop for my juniors. And I want to show presentation(ppt) which will contain points and along-with it I will want to show them by writing the ...
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while projecting on windows 10 to another laptop, this flying windows stays on top, how to disable it?

I can make it "auto-roll-hide", but hovering cursor to its position brings back this window. Sorry for not proper english. Thank you in advance.
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How to persist open windows during external display disconnect-reconnect cycle?

I'm using an external display (a projector) in extended mode. After disconnecting and reconnecting all windows end up on the main display and the extended display is empty. I'd like to keep all ...
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Using projector via Wi-Fi from Linux laptop running Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco)

A local bar hosts a programmer's meetup I organize. Recently they switched out their projectors such that the only accessible connections are now Wi-Fi (formerly I used a wire to HDMI/VGA ports.) ...
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Change screen position in underscaled custom resolution on Windows

I'm trying to display a custom aspect ratio (32:9) on a projector that doesn't support custom resolutions. I've created a custom resolution on Windows 10 through Nvidia Control Panel at 3840 x 1080 ...
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How to split video output signal from 1 PC to 40 projectors [closed]

I am thinking of implementing this by daisy-chaining multiple splitters but I am not sure if it will work. Does anyone know of a cost-effective solution to this? Thanks.
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Specific Chromecast not appearing on a specific laptop

Good afternoon. I have multiple Chromecast devices on my network. A specific laptop can not seem to find a specific chromecast. It is configured like all the others, and the other chromecast devices ...
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Is there a real visual advantage using 4K display from a FullHD source [closed]

I am about to decide to choose between a 4K, 2K and FullHD projector. Our projection screen is 3meters wide. Most of the source are Laptop computers which I believe mostly are only up to 1080p ...
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Switch between many computers on a projector

I want to project the display from one computer of a set of 4-10 and be able to switch between which is showing the screen on the projector quickly (seconds). I've been looking at HDMI-switches which ...
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Projector bluescreen after connecting laptop to receiver?

So I connected my laptop to HDMI 2 input on the receiver and selected HDMI 2 input on the projector menus. I can hear the audio from the laptop in my home theater speakers but the projector still is a ...
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Is it possible to use onboard video card together with a separate video card? I can't get both screen simultaneous

I installed EN210 SILENT/DI/1GD3/V2(LP) ASUS video card as a separate video card for connecting my projector screen in CPU. I had installed onboard Intel card for my monitor screen. I am using ...
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Not able to wireless project (mirror) from Laptop to TV

I have a Dell Win 8.1 Core i5 Laptop - I am trying to connect wireless to my TV, to use it as a projector...unsuccessfully. :( I have a Samsung 32' Smart TV (Manual can be found here :http://www....
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PC to projector HDMI handshake issue

I think I have a HDMI/HDCP handshake issue with my projector. I have had an Optoma EW628 projector hooked up to my desktop PC for about 2 years which has always worked perfectly. I'm running Windows ...
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What is the 'Native resolution' of a projector, and why do many advertise higher resolutions than the naitive?

Take for example This projector. In the title, it advertises 1080p resolution, however, if you scroll down, you'll see in the description: Resolution: 800*480RGB Support Resolution: 1280x 1080p ...
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Detatch Virtual Desktops in Windows10

I can't seem to find a good answer on this so maybe someone out there has a solution. I use multiple desktops and I will be running an event where my Windows 10 machine will be hooked up to a ...
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Philips PicoPix PPX4935 + PS4 = Sound Delay

I have noticed that there is a slight sound delay when watching YouTube videos or Netflix on my PicoPix PPX4935 projector through the latest PS4 Slim. Is there any way to fix this?
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Macbook Pro with SVGA splitter, only 1 of 2 external monitors is showing.

I've got a Macbook Pro set up for delivering trainings and speeches. In my setup I use the native display (which only I can see) to peek into the next slide, or to take notes. Then, the external ...
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connecting laptop to video projector in win 7

i have connected my laptop to the video projector. all things are fine and there is not any problem for connecting laptop to video projector. but after opening up a presentation and pressing f5 to ...
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How does Windows choose a resolution when duplicating displays?

An example: I have a Windows 7 desktop connected to a monitor with a native resolution of 1600x900 and support for several lower resolutions. I also connect a projector with a native resolution of ...
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Casio XJ-F10X Projector HDMI port #1

We have some Casio XJ-F10X projectors and Lenovo Chromebooks (3rd Gen 11e chromebooks/Yoga chromebooks) and found out that HDMI port 1 does not work with the chromebooks (not detected/auto set), while ...
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Output video from Ubuntu Thinkpad to Epson EMP-821 projector

I have Ubuntu running on a Thinkpad Helix. I bought a used Epson EMP-821 overhead projector and found a cable to connect the computer to it. The cable is USB on the computer side and some sort of ...
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VGA on Windows 10

I have my Windows 10 laptop hooked up to a projector via VGA. It was working fine, except today (2 days before our group's performance in which I'm running a PowerPoint presentation). When I unplugged ...
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Windows 10 Project screens are backwards

I'm running Windows 10 with all the latest updates. When I click on Project from the Settings menu my screens are backwards. It says my 2 primary monitors (DVI) are my "Secondary Screen" and my ...
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How to view and manipulate what is being projected in extended view? [duplicate]

I need to clarify this first: Where I'm going to give a conference the projector is BEHIND me. I don't want to DUPLICATE the screen because I need to read and do some stuff that audience cannot see ...
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Screen extends past monitor edges

My media center has no regular monitor; it is connected to a 1280*720 projector using an HDMI cable. On Linux and Windows XP, this works just fine, but with Windows 7 the image extends a good 25 ...
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which image resultino for a projector?

Well I don't know which projector the university will ask me to use. but mainly i have powoerpoint presentation. i am doing it on a mac (16 gb ram and 3000 i7 processor) i want to put an image these ...
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How do I play videos on a DLNA projector with my Mac?

I have a PicoPro (manual) and a Macbook Pro. I've installed Serviio (I've also tried Universal Media Server, with similar results). I'm able to get it to connect to/see the projector - but how do I ...
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Can't ping or connect to wireless projector

I have an Epson Powerlite 1264 wireless projector set up on my corporate network. When I first installed it I was able to connect to it while on my wireless LAN no problem. After about a week I was no ...
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Using remote desktop to control a computer also connected to a projector

I'm planning to have a small PC that lives in a box, which we can connect to a projector and then access wirelessly via RDP. That way, the computer lives onstage, while I can control the presentation ...
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How operating system exporting window screen to projector?

I have some queries regarding how operating system exporting window screen to projector to display on some screen?. For Example: When we open power point presentation on our laptop/desktop and ...
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VGA port only works when cable is plugged in on startup

Here at school we have a couple of older laptops running Windows 7. The Win+P functionality doesn't work on those laptops. When you press this combination you see the spinning-wheel (loading icon) ...
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Script for projector turn on.

Not sure if this the right place, but I was tasked with creating a script for which would be able to turn our networked projectors on and off (which can already be turned on and off through the web ...
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Is it possible to zoom a projector image in software (Windows 7/8)?

The projected image is just a little too big and the projector does not seem to have a good physical zoom. I am looking for a way to shrink the image in the computer and output a slightly smaller ...
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Is there a way to simultaneously display 3 different computers desktops on one projector or television?

I know that some projectors/TVs have a PIP (Picture in Picture) function but I have only seen it with at most two different input sources being simultaneously displayed on the same monitor. I think ...
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How can we split a projector projection?

Here's the thing: We wish to display the same browser window, on a wall, however, it needs to be masket only on certain points of that wall. So, in between the wall, there will be some objects that ...
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Random noise added to mousepad when connected to a specific projector

This is a strange question and I am absolutely not sure if this is the right place to ask. However, I'll give it a try: I have a Asus Zenbook notebook. The notebook only has a HDMI/Display port input....
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How to get Miracast working with Sitecom WLA 7100

I bought a Sitecom AC1200 / WLA7100 Wifi adapter and a LG 42LB650V TV which supports Miracast so I can share the screen of my PC (running Windows 8.1) on my TV using Miracast. The problem is that the '...
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Win 8 how to open “Project to a connected screen” without using Win P

how can I disable Win P as "Project to a connected screen". That means, how can I access to "Project" (Project to a connected screen) without using Win P I would like to use Win P for another ...
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Does resolution matter in projectors if watching movies?

I can see the difference when projecting a computer screen (e.g., Windows desktop, start menu, etc) in a 800x600 Vs. 1280x800 resolution for example. But when watching movies is there going to be a ...
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Join two[or three] vga cables?

I am supposed to do a presentation on next month using power point, and will be using a projector to present it. The projector can be connected to the laptop by a vga cable, my problem is that I do ...
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Why did my computers suddenly stop talking to my HDMI projector?

I have an Optoma ML750 projector that I have been using with my custom desktop for the past few weeks. I connect the projector through a KINIVO 3-to-1 HDMI switcher so I can display my gaming console, ...
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Trouble using projector with tablet via USB

I have a Sanyo PRO-x multiverse projector, model number PLC-SW30. I am trying to use it with a Windows 8 tablet (Dell XPS 12). The tablet does not have any video ports. So, I am trying to connect ...