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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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  • sandycwb Jan 16, 2008

    I phrased my question badly. I can get the projector working and hooked up to the laptop, but I'm not sure how to get the laptop to transmit the contents of its screen for projecting on the screen.

    Do I hit Ctrl-F8

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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
searching.

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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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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