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when connecting projector via hdmi my laptop screen goes black

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I'm trying to play a movie from my laptop on a projector.  When I connect via HDMI cable my laptop screen goes black. 

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Not sure - I've not tried to connect anything to a projector since the mid-1990s.

That doesn't mean anything really - I'm retired - connecting to a projector might still be "a thing".

 

That said, this article might help - it is a full discussion of how to connect your computer to a TV.

 

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HP Tech Takes - How to Connect a Laptop to Your TV  

 

 

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