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Video out I'm making sure I know how to attach someone's laptop to our Board Room's projector. We are working with a Dell Latitude laptop running Windows XP Professional. I know how to turn on the projector and attach it to the laptop, but how do I activate the video out so that what appears on the screen appears on the projector? Ctrl-F8?

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Re: video out

I have
The OPTOMA by HP is a model EP721.
The laptop is also a HP Pavilion dv6000.
The S is Windows XP with SP# 1 -3.

When I start up the laptop I can see the beginning of the Sign-on , namely
Windows XP screen.

But when I am at the desktop I see none of it via the DLP against the wall
screen, but the DLP is lit and I can see the blue background and the

In the control panel I have both monitors activated.

A few months ago I used this same DLP and the same laptop and had no trouble
at all. Watched a Power Point Presentation then.

But this time I just cannot image what is wrong.

Your help is appreciated. Thanks in advance

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You may already have your problem solved, but I just had the same issue today and I thought I would post. I did all the steps, but could never get my document to display from the projector until I read that the computer and projector have to be off before you connect the cable between them and connect the projector's power source. When I turned them off, connected, then powered back up, everything was displayed by the projector just fine. Hope that helps you. Cheers.

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Re: video out

Try to reconnect your cable of your projector just make sure that well-fitted on the port and screws are intact then to try to restart your laptop.ok?
if still doesn't work.just let me know!!

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