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My computer wont detect HDMI projector display!?

by 1010dame / November 17, 2010 10:50 PM PST

I'm running windows 7. My computer does not detect my HMDI projector.
The projector works fine connected to a DVD player with the same HDMI cable and my LCD TV works fine connected to the computer as a 2nd display. Again, with the same HDMI cable. Hence, I don't believe the physical connection (HDMI port/HDMI cable) is source of the problem.
The computer simply will not detect the projector as a display device....
I'm totally baffled. Please help.

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Go into your PC's display settings
by Pepe7 / November 17, 2010 11:30 PM PST

That's how you start to troubleshoot such issues.

I suggest you post this in the PC help forum instead since it's likely more of an issue with Windows 7 and/or your software driver/video card settings.

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Re: PC display setttings
by 1010dame / November 18, 2010 1:35 AM PST

Thanks Pepe. I've updated my video drivers and gone into my display settings and tried to "force detect" the projector to no avail. Funny thing is that windows 7 did find the projector for a while and then it just disappeared.

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I dunno
by Noblepuker / November 20, 2010 9:34 PM PST

I run a projector...and it's the BOMB.I don't run HDMI though.Mine looks nice at 120" on my dirty wall.I cant imagine how sweet urs would look...especially on a screen.

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I have the same problem!
by Badguy2020 / February 26, 2016 10:30 PM PST

Please tell me you found a solution, I've been having this problem for years.

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