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Toshiba laptop won't work with new optoma projector

My Toshiba M35X laptop will not project the screen to the wall using a new Optoma EP716 projector. I've followed all the directions in hooking it up, including not cutting on the computer until after the projector has been turned on (and tried it the other way just to check and see if that would work). I'm trying to project a powerpoint presentation on the wall. The projector goes through the searching mode, but doesn't detect my laptop.

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  • jancart Aug 26, 2007

    Thanks for the help. I lowered the resolution and that worked!

  • chickieDP Sep 09, 2008

    Don't know how to lower resolution on my Compaq Presrio 2200...so hopefully it will project using my Optoma DLP 716 projector

  • Up533 Sep 26, 2008

    My new optoma DLP projector does not detect my laptop which has win xp home edition in it. but it detects my friends laptop which has vista installed and works perfectly fine.... i have checked all settings... on both the laptops but unsucessful. please help
    thanks in advance
    Upendra

  • dcabrera Nov 07, 2008

    my computer detect the projector but when i press F7 it doesnt show nothing.

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Change the VGA cable...the cabel you are trying now may work with normal LCD moniter...but LCd tv required good sheilded cable..please try changing the vga cable..i tried with teh VGA cable comming along with BENQ lcd monitor works fines with almost all laptops..check teh screen resolution also.
1024*768 screen refresh ration 60 Hz..
Good luck..

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-toggle the laptop display using the FN keys and F5 I believe. -lower laptop resolution to 800 x 600 -look in laptop display properties for lcd or external display settings, see if it (external crt) has to be enabled on the laptop first.

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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