The peer-to-peer nature of a Miracast connection means mirroring can be done securely and without an Internet connection. Additional hardware hooked up to the tv will undoubtedly be the way forward if i could be arsed to go down that route. After installing both items, Miracast started working. I can't run Windows 10 on it because of Blue Screens. In the right-hand pane you should see a group policy object setting wireless policies. The following solution may help you fix the problem. A Sticky post may also exist helping with buying decisions.
Also, the Miracast connection uses which means your content is protected over the wireless network. Your system appears to support Miracast. I am still a little confused as to exactly how Miracast and WiDi fit together but I read one site which said Miracast uses WiDi to connect. Please do let us know if you need any further assistance. Read the entire article here, via the fine folks at Microsoft Enterprises today are faced with many challenges, and among those at the top of the list is the struggle surrounding the design, deployment, management and operations that support desktop applications. Please be as specific as possible. As long as I have my laptop's WiFi adapter enabled it does not have to be connected to wireless network, just enabled , I have the option to connect to wireless display: If I disable my WiFi adapter, Miracast is no longer supported and Connect to a wireless display link will not be shown.
No factory resets, no drivers, nothing. All drivers problems of your computer would be detected less than 1 min. I decided to add calendar to the phone by installing Yahoo email app. That is certainly an older version but may work. 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.
Want to pay it forward? I'm sure all my drivers are up to date, but i'll check again. Consider donating to the Electronic Frontier Foundation! Don't ask us to compare or recommend products. Private messages and other services are unsafe as they cannot be monitored. You'll have best results with devices that are certified as compatible, including the entire Surface family and most high-end Android devices. For my household, Miracast will be mostly an entertainment option, projecting YouTube videos and the occasional webcast to a larger screen. Be polite: we do not allow comments that threaten or harass, or are personal attacks. Could someone who knows more about this help me out? Here's my dxdiag, I couldn't get much info from it.
It may have something to do with the file format. Even if the device and the operating system support it, there are still things such as old drivers that prevent you from using it. The new er processors do have WiDi support though I think. Windows 10 devices may also act as a Miracast receiver. The following guide explains how to determine whether a Windows device is all set up for Miracast.
As always, use your own discretion with all advice here. I know this is a really old thread, but the question isn't answered very well out in the internet, so I thought I'd answer it definitively here. What is the make and model of the affected computer? Does anyone have a solution? Using the guide , I confirmed that I have NdisVersion 6. I mean update the video adapter in your computer - also known as the video card. Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. If so, the Windows 10 system on your computer may not have the built-in Miracast support. Hope my hours of reading and sifting through stupid replies like the one above helps somebody.
Thanks for contributing an answer to Super User! When I browse to a video. I hope this information helps. I know this is a really old thread, but the question isn't answered very well out in the internet, so I thought I'd answer it definitively here. Edit: K so it looks like you gotta get a wireless adapter that supports wireless display. Well that explains a lot of why it was god damn flaky I never could quite believe it was my wireless network. Connecting via Miracast to the Surface Hub is a very common scenario.
Apparently, this is a highly generic message which may have more to do with your system's state than with its actual hardware capabilities. Here's my dxdiag, I couldn't get much info from it. Could someone who knows more about this help me out? The end result is my computer doesn't support Miracast news to me and I am trying to see what I need to update so Miracast will be supported. I think Samsung have their own wireless display system. Hope my hours of reading and sifting through stupid replies like the one above helps somebody.
Not sure chromecast is the answer for me, I'm not a chrome user or an android user which from my limited understanding of it, are needed in some way or another. What about connected by cable to the router? First, you are going to have to update your Display Adapter to one that supports Miracast. Will probably be my only post on this forum. I have an older computer with an Intel chip that doesn't support WiDi. So you are correct, a computer needs to have WiDi support to be able to support Miracast. Were you using Smart View? This will eliminate any channel switching between the access point channel and the Miracast channel set on Surface Hub.
Seriously, what is the actual criteria? Fortunately, this is usually easy to fix. Anyway thanks for clearing that up for me. Running a network scanning tool will show you the available networks and channel usage in the environment. No soliciting of any kind. I just bought a Microsoft Wireless Display adapter and my Windows 10 machine is claiming that my device doesn't support Miracast.