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Question about chrome casting

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Question about chrome casting

    I was trying to mirror my Hp laptop to a different screen with chrome cast. I read to change the screen options to have 2 screens showing. When I scrolled to the right I was given 4 options to cast my screen. I chose one and now my laptop will boot and then go to a dark screen. Does anyone know how to make the screen return to normal? I have a normal boot up screen and then it goes dark.

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  2. #2

    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,585
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    Most laptops have a Function key that is dedicated to cycling thru the screens (typically F8) so you could try pressing that function key to see if it will cycle back to the built-in laptop screen.

    BTW, when using a Chromecast and casting the screen to the TV, there is no need to change anything to use both screens, that is only used when using a Miracast type adapter. Are you using a Chromecast or a Miracast adapter?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Thanks strolling.

    I will give its shot.

    I was trying to use the mirror feature to cast my home screen. Not just a chrome browser tab
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