Anyway thanks for clearing that up for me. To check the eligibility, Follow the below steps. Although I know others who have successfully used this device with a Miracast adapter, I couldn't make the connection work. Is it just me or does forcing it with wifi direct seem a bit, retarded? If you use Windows 8. 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. Is there any way to add Miracast or similar screen mirroring technology support? They have a tool you can download to detect hardware and then download software for it but when I run it it just says it can't detect any compatible hardware and leaves me hanging. It's well hidden so it doesn't bother me.
The 11-inch Acer S7-191, despite having all the correct drivers, was completely unable to recognize the wireless display feature. The new er processors do have WiDi support though I think. It is also possible that the connect issue can be the result of a problem on the connecting device. There is a list of Intel Wireless adapters which are acceptable and are not that expensive, I will try to find it. Don't ask us to compare or recommend products. Here's my dxdiag, I couldn't get much info from it.
For my household, Miracast will be mostly an entertainment option, projecting YouTube videos and the occasional webcast to a larger screen. Ask us here at , and try to help others with their problems as well! Are you able to enjoy using Miracast on Windows 10? What are you using now? You can solve the problem through updating your drivers. Alas, neither one is on for the Miracast adapter. However, the easiest way to get screen mirroring is to buy a Chromecast. I Googled it and, from some sources it seems like the technology is only supposed to work over WiFi? If you use Windows 8. Could someone who knows more about this help me out? So, based on this assumption, I will show you the ways to check does Windows 10 support Miracast or not.
Sure I'm making this all up as I go along, but nobody does appear to have produced an authoritative answer, so why not. Miracast now comes built into some devices, Windows 10 is one of them. So hopefully that's problem solved. Ditto-- I am having the very same problem. Miracast is applicable for Windows, Android and Blackberry operating systems. Additional hardware hooked up to the tv will undoubtedly be the way forward if i could be arsed to go down that route. The following guide explains how to determine whether a Windows device is all set up for Miracast.
I think Samsung have their own wireless display system. Thanks so much for taking a look. Then why does this error still happen? We could take the following steps to check if the Miracast is supported by the driver. Click on the Action Center Button 5. My system will do the same as Troubles's but I don't have any movies to test. 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.
Check below for all Miracast requirements though. The following solution may help you fix the problem. 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. You may know that the Miracast is an advanced certification standard based on the which helps to mirror the contents of your smaller devices on the bigger screens. This was the process ti check miracast support and this can be done easily on all the pc. You can check whether your system is eligible to use Miracast of not? Thank you Hi, thanks for the response. It's well hidden so it doesn't bother me.
Try to research your issue before posting, don't be vague. I mean yea I can see the appeal of wifi direct, cutting out the middle man so to speak, but ethernet would still be feasible for those that could do it because, well, it'd be superior in almost every sodding way. An hour later, the silver lining of this very poorly written message is that I've now got both of my graphics drivers up to date! And literally that is the only reason my pc can't do it, because it doesn't have a wifi card at all. Do you know where to find the old version that also supported screen mirroring? For more information, please take a look at the following article. I've been searching for days on how to solve this! And that takes special software for WiDi which Dell has on its support site. Will probably be my only post on this forum. The technology uses the peer-to-peer Wi-Fi Direct standard, and requires certified devices for communication.
And I guess the one I got now doesn't. Intel Driver Update Utility Tool is a helpful application to update the system drivers. You can manually select the Miracast channel in Settings. 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. Violations will be dealt with harshly.
I have an older computer with an Intel chip that doesn't support WiDi. Microsoft: Troubleshooting Miracast connection to the Surface Hub Microsoft is always more complex than it should be. Have you tried disconnecting your other monitor or setting your system to use just the one display? All the steps are very simple to do. Please feel free to ask any question. Step 5: In the DxDiag file, look for the Miracast entry. Here's my dxdiag, I couldn't get much info from it. Maybe some other information on the page will be helpful.
I've searched for a while on that end but I don't think I will be able to go down that path without straight up buying a newer processor. Were you using Smart View? Your system appears to support Miracast. It did work when it worked; but it was flaky as shit when it worked and sometimes it wouldn't work at all. Do not compare or recommend products. It was not available for the android os earlier but in 2013, Google also said that all the devices after Android 4. Of course after uninstalling I was out of connection and so on. Probably your display or Wi-Fi drivers are to blame.