How to project computer screen to TV with Windows 10

How to project computer screen to TV with Windows 10, the procedure or method to project computer screen to TV in Windows 10 is still easy, even if it has changed a bit since Windows 8.

So, in this post we will see the procedure to watch the Windows 10 PC screen on the TV, without using any cables.

Before starting, you need to make sure your computer supports Miracast, which is a screen mirroring protocol that allows you to stream anything from an Intel computer or Android device to your TV.

You also need to know that Miracast doesn't always work well, and there are only a couple of Miracast receivers that work really well in practice.

The computer most likely has Miracast support in case it was originally released with Windows 8.1 or the Windows 8.1 RT operating system. Those who upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 don't have this support.

However, there is a simple solution in case your computer doesn't support Miracast. You can easily make use of ScreenBeam a USB transmitter from Actiontec. This small device allows wireless display on Windows 7/8. Even though they don't have the wireless display capability.

Next, you will need a Miracast adapter for your TV as well. These adapters simply plug into the HDMI port of a TV, thus making it possible for your computer to communicate with the display device without using cables or wires.

Miracast adapters can be found from a variety of manufacturers. Best of all would be Microsoft's wireless video card ($ 59) and ScreenBeam Pro Wireless Receiver, which is compatible with Windows 10.

Make sure the firmware for the adapter is updated to the latest version, go to the Support section of the manufacturer's website. Search for your specific device and follow the instructions to download and install the firmware.

Once you have everything ready, follow these steps to project anything from your computer screen to your TV, without using any cables.

How to project computer screen to TV with Windows 10

1. Plug the Miracast Receiver (Microsoft Wireless Display Card or ScreenBeam Pro) into the HDMI port on your TV and a USB power source.

2. Select your HDMI channel on your TV, it could be HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 or whatever depending on your TV. In most cases this is all that needs to be done with the Miracast receiver.

Check the instruction booklet supplied with the device to confirm and follow the instructions to configure the receiver, in case the receiver may require a different configuration. Now that you are done with the television, go back to your laptop or desktop computer and follow the instructions below.

1. Open Windows 10, specifically the Start menu on your computer. You will find this in the lower left corner of the screen.

2. Click Settings.

3. Then click on Devices> connected devices.

4. Click Add a Device.

5. On the next screen, select the Miracast receiver from the list of connected devices.

You are done; the computer should project its screen onto your HDTV without the clutter of cables lying around. Now you can enjoy videos, movies or watch family photos on the big screen.

Unplugging the device is easy.

1. Open the Start menu.

2. Click Settings.

3. Then click on Devices> connected devices.

4. Click on the receiver under the projectors.

5. Select Device Remove.

6. Click Yes to log out.

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