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Video mpeg plays on monitor but not on data projector

by storkman14 / February 23, 2007 11:03 AM PST

I have a laptop (ASUS F3J) running XP Pro which i play powerpoint presentations (Office 2003) via an ACER data projector (xd1270d) connected via DVI or VGA cable.

Trouble is when i get to a mpeg file it plays fine on my laptop monitor but does not play on the data projector.

I found out that if i have the computer set to display image on both LCD & DVI (via Fn + F8 keys) then it will only play on laptop monitor. But if i switch to DVI only (ie laptop goes black) then the mpeg plays fine on the projector.

How can i get the mpeg files to play on both laptop and data projector without having to constantly switch between screens during my presentations?

storkman14

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2007 11:11 AM PST
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Video mpeg plays on monitor but not on data projector
by storkman14 / June 8, 2007 9:25 PM PDT

Thanks - this fixed the problem

you're a legend

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 8, 2007 11:17 PM PDT

But you used it well and cured the issue.

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