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My computer wont detect HDMI projector display!?

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

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

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

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!

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

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