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Acer aspire one won't connect to projector

Tried Fn+ F5 and that didn't work

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I have an Acer TravelMate 4720 that won't connect to a projector either. The laptop doesn't recognize that the projector and the projector says that 'no connection'.

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I cannot get my computer screen to show up on my projector screen. Everything is connected correctly, I was able to get screen two up when I followed your directions above, but I want the same screen I am veiwing on my laptop to show up on the projector screen, how do I do that?

  • t_rr Nov 26, 2009

    My Acer Aspire One 150 A won't connect to the projector properly either - doesn't show me the desktop.

    I tried the listed solution to no result - just the desktop wallpaper shows, no icons, nor nothing.

    I read I shoud "go to advanced display properties and set the output to clone instead of extend desktop", but how do I do that?


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On your desktop, right click, select properties.
now go to settings.

do you see screen number 2? select screen number 2 and check that the screen is enabled if not place a check on the checkbox and enable the monitor, now check the resolution and colors adjust them as you see fit, to move objects to the projector display drag them out from your laptop monitor.

Let me know if you need anything else.


Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Ekse Feb 16, 2009

    on my computer, I can drag objects from my main monitor to the one above it and the other one on the side, just draging them out from that side will move them to the other display.

    if you have any questions let me know.


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I think I have the same computer. It has Intel graphics so it is harder to find information. Here's what I do.
1. Right click on desktop
2. You should see two graphics options. Clock on either of them.
3a. Graphics Options > Output To > Choose Monitor, Clone, or Extended Desktop.
3b. Graphics Properties... gives you a menu driven procedure to do the same thing.
If these don't work, open the Control Panel and click on Intel GMA

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    georgena1949 Nov 10, 2012

    Thank you so much everything else I tried didn't work your suggestion was instant.....


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