Projector and notebood

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Clock1997, Jun 18, 2004.

  1. Clock1997

    Clock1997 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Dear all

    I used a notebook and projector to deliver training. It works well with powerpoint presentation. However, when I use Window Media to show video clips, the projector show a blank screen. (while the notebook can show the video)

    What should I do? Pls. help! Urgent! Many thanks

    Clock
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  2. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Are you using the tv-out of the notebook to connect to the beamer? If so, then it might be an overlay setting, but I am not sure how to set it. Can't you just use the monitor-out on the laptop?
     
  3. Clock1997

    Clock1997 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Dear Glaanieboy

    Thanks for your reply. I used monitor-out already. The projector work well with my friend's notebook (window 98). My notebook uses window XP.

    Clock
     
  4. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Hmm, I have connected a lot of notebooks with the monitor-out function to beamers/projectors already, but I haven't seen this problem yet. I can't remember setting any settings, just a default install.
     
  5. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    i think you can get around that by disabling Video Acceleration in WMP (Tools->Options->Performance Tab->Move the slider all the way to the left)

    But usually I just set it so that the video is showing only on the projector, and not on the laptop's LCD...that works too.
     
  6. Clock1997

    Clock1997 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Dear Cpugeniusmv

    Thanks for your advice. I will try whether it can fix the problem.

    Thanks
    Clock