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SubjectHad the same problem once Reply to this message
Posted byCereal Killer
Posted on07/12/07 09:17 PM

I had to reboot with the projector on, then cycle through the alt-fn5 key. Don't know why it would only work that way.

> Okay, trick question here: (work problem)
> thereīs this notebook (HP Pavillion ze4430us) and this projector (Infocus LP280)
> both work fine (tested with other computer/projector/monitor/notebook) but
> doesnīt work with each other.
> The projector keeps "searching" for signal and nothing appears on the big
> screen.
> On Video properties, the driver (Radeon IGN 330M (i think)) finds the projector,
> and even shows the correct name and model of the projector.
> But nothing i seem to do, can make it work togheter. I tried the notebook with
> the same cable (VGA-VGA) in 3 other projectors, and worked great on all of them.
> I tried 2 notebooks and 1 computer (desktop) on the projector, and worked great.
> But togheter, the HP and the Infocus LP280 (have 2 of those in company) doesnīt
> work.
> I tried changing the refresh rate, the resolution, re-installing video drivers,
> nothing seems to fix it. I tried activating the second monitor in the video
> driver, and through the fN + f5 function. It doesnīt work. The projector behaves
> like thereīs no signal coming from the computer, but there is. If i take the
> cable off the infocus, and put on a (per example) DELL projector, it works.
> I have no idea what else can be.
> i matched resolutions, i matched refresh rates, i tried several actually, i
> tried leaving the image only on the project (turning off the notebook LCD
> display) no good.
> The only i havenīt tried is changing the LCD display driver (but the radeon
> driver, i have updated)
> no luck.
> machine is running Win XP Pro + SP2 + IE7
> any ideas that can help me out ?
> i am seriously think of coming to work tomorrow and do a fresh windows install
> in it.
> and if that doesnīt work, i may try the kicking technique.
> i googled for about a hour, nothing came up.
> please help a ca bro out ?
> mucho thanks in advance.

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*Computer Problem - notebook with projector.  Ti-BOne07/12/07 08:12 PM
.*update  Ti-BOne07/13/07 04:34 PM
..*sorry for not reading your post *edit*  Pr3tty F1y07/13/07 07:47 PM
...*Re: sorry for not reading your post *edit*  Ti-BOne07/16/07 08:13 AM
.*Ok, i didn't read your whole post  Pr3tty F1y07/12/07 10:04 PM
..*am aware and tried that..  Ti-BOne07/13/07 07:34 AM
..Had the same problem once  Cereal Killer07/12/07 09:17 PM
..*i think i tried that, but will try again... -nt-  Ti-BOne07/13/07 07:35 AM
.*Have you tried using it on a VGA switcher/splitter?  Death Knight07/12/07 08:40 PM
..*donīt have a vga spliter  Ti-BOne07/12/07 08:58 PM