Windows and projectors.

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Salamander, Jun 8, 2006.

  1. Salamander macrumors newbie

    May 12, 2006
    I was running windows on my 2gx macbook pro today. I tried using one of the projectors at the school(had to use my video adapter that came with the computer) and it just wouldn't work. Is it that windows doesn't recognize the different adapter that macs use, or what? I was pretty disappointed :(
  2. realityisterror macrumors 65816


    Aug 30, 2003
    Snellville, GA
    Well what do you mean by "just won't work"?

    Did you look in Display preferences? Detect Displays? Could it be a resolution issue? Was the projector configured to accept a feed through VGA?
  3. Salamander thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 12, 2006
    By just won't work I mean that it won't with mine. I plugged it into another computer(a native windows machine) and it worked no problem with just a few keystrokes (fn+f keys) those were tried on my computer as well.

    I have no idea why it doesn't work...
  4. Salamander thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 12, 2006
  5. notjustjay macrumors 603


    Sep 19, 2003
    Canada, eh?
    Does it work with your Mac in regular OS X mode?

    Projectors are one of the things that "should just work", this is one of the big reasons I love my Mac for presentation work..

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