The key in this case was the correct version of the driver latest for the graphics card, latest for wifi card and a correct procedure a nightmare! Once the desktop screen is shared to Chromecast, Google cast will indicate the screen is being captured and played on the Chromecast device. Can I stream directly from these devices, rather than having to download the files to a library directory? All you need is to update drivers or you can purchase a Miracast adapter. Pull down the notification shade at the top of your screen and tap the Disconnect button to stop casting your screen. This is a situation where the videos and images appear zoomed-in. Do Connect , Project , or Action Center below for how you would like to open Connect. Thank you, again, for sharing your expertise. I have shared the particular folder, created a homegroup setup after searching the net in the control panel with the external drive shared as well.
Thomas Ryan For businesses, Miracast could make video conferencing, slide shows, and group product design that much easier. According to full desktop sharing is a beta feature of Chromecast: How to setup desktop screen sharing to Chromecast? This should simplify things, but Miracast-enabled devices often refuse to work together or have issues with playback glitches and dropped streams even after they connect. At the core of this technology is the Wi-Fi Direct standard, which allows for point-to-point connections between devices without the use of a router. The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter is a miracast device. Scroll down on the Display screen and tap Cast Screen. Upgraded with the intel widi update tool, doesn't work. It will start searching for the new displays which are available in the range provided.
If that does not work for you, repeat the steps again and check. You can also share content from a laptop or computer to the projector in real time making it the perfect way of presenting an idea in a conference room. Well, you can easily do so using the Miracast technology. So, you can perform the following steps with a router or a bridge. If your computer, smartphone, or tablet supports Miracast and you have a Miracast receiver nearby, it should be this easy. Now, click to play the video files. Therefore, if you have a weak internet connection, only to find some lag and low-quality display.
Creating a System Restore Point first before installing a new software is always recommended, he feels. Anik, Thank you for sharing your knowledge of this subject. My problem is a little different but still thought I would ask. If the manufacturer of the third-party device has mentioned that the device supports wireless display, then you can be rest assured of the Miracast compatibility with the device. Now, open Videos folder and followed by All Videos. This can be done in the settings of the computer, where you install all the drivers for the display and then install them again.
Just one small inconvenience: is there a way to change display properties defaults? If you have upgraded from an older Windows version then you need to look for drivers that support Miracast. I would let you know that i did this successfully from a Windows 7 ultrabook asus zenbook ux32vd to a miracast projector zte spro2! So it flawlessly mirrors my phone screen. For home users, Miracast offers a great way to stream high-definition videos and photos to your television. By default, all connections start off in productivity mode. Here are some things, you may try out : 1. The options will be shown as: Cast current tab. Furthermore, smart devices have made it easier to share photos and videos.
If it's not you can't do much about it as software can't bridge the lack of hardware. Now, the the desktop screen and audio is shared to Chromecast. Additional Information: Project to a wireless display with Miracast Applies to Windows 10. Under the Device section, tap Display. The dongle works fine in other machines and I have tried installing and uninstalling the drivers several times. I have the tv set up for the wifi connectivity well but cannot even see the pc on the smart tv. Removed and installed the latest widi 6.
Have you checked the Asus website for drivers? In this article we will need at least a two layer switch a bridge. Hi Ei-Rikr-89, thank you for your feedback :- i'm happy that my post helped you to solve the problem. Although it can be considered a breakthrough in terms of connectivity, there are still some issues persisting concerning Miracast. You should consult with Asus since they are the manufacturer of your laptop. Removed and installed the latest widi 6. Getting the right phone system on your ustomers are required to keep up with the pace from the global marketplace.
Modem stands for modulator + demodulator. Download the application and run it. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. You will immediately access the Control Panel, and a pop-up window will show you the progress as the computer scans for wireless devices. This was first introduced in Windows 8. You can click the arrow icon in the right. Tap one to start casting.
To use miscasting on your computer, please follow the steps below and check if that helps. Even though Chromecast seems to be a good alternative, bear in mind that it operates over Wi-Fi. Should the problem persist, then you may have to uninstall the display and install it again. I just signed in to up vote your post, it really works. Whatever our reason is, it is a must to know how to connect our computer to our televisions. You must have the most recent Windows updates before you use Miracast.
In All Videos folder you will see all the videos which are in the My Videos folder of different User Accounts and Public account. So, can you screen mirror with Windows 7? For Windows 7, you will have to get the drivers for Miracast to work. I'm happy that Anniversary Update seems to have solved connectivity issues with Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter, it was before like a lottery to try to connect to it, sometimes you won but often not. In practice, Miracast is often clunky and buggy. This means that many people cannot get to enjoy the same content you are watching.