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  1.    06 Sep 2016 #11

    Hi there

    I suspect this is an ugly DRM problem -- Hollywood / Netflix and other people are getting so paranoid about "Pirating" etc and also with ultra 4K UHD (and soon even 8K UHD) TV available who'se going to sit in a movie theatre with a load of young kids messing around on mobile phones etc during a movie.

    Windows 10 seems to have more Miracast etc. type of restrictions than W8 - a get around sometimes is to use a CHEAP (the expensive ones have DRM protection) HDMI splitter and then you might find Miracast "magically starts working again".

    Even if you only have or are using 1 HDMI slot on your TV the splitter still works --just leave the second output empty. In this case the splitter simply removes DRM - but you must use the unbranded cheap Chinese ones -- expensive ones keep the protection.

    A branded cheap one that works (I use it on a SKY Q box to record programs on to TV via a capture device ) is the NEET powered one -- cost around 17 EUR for 1080p pass thru splitter (2 way) or around 29 EUR for the 4K pass thru.

    Neet 2 WAY Hdmi Splitter 3D Full HD 1080P 2x1 HUB Switch BOX Genuine Neet Cables | eBay

    for 1080p this works a treat even on SKY Q boxes which are absolutely RIDDLED with DRM. Note UK price includes wallet busting 20% VAT which outside UK / EU you won't have to pay.

    All these DRM restrictions don't actually stop piracy or file sharing --they just cause more aggro for LEGITIMATE users --after all you wouldn't expect to be told when you buy a car to only use a particular gas station to fill up would you. !!

    Last edited by jimbo45; 06 Sep 2016 at 11:16.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #12
    Join Date : Oct 2016
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    I had this problem on an older desktop computer that had a 2nd generation I7 processor and a 2011-era motherboard. The solution was simple. It required upgrading the hardware, primarily the display adapter and the wireless network adapter. My research showed that I needed an Nvidia display adapter that had the "Maxwell" technology and an Intel based network adapter. I was able to resolve all of my Miracast problems by getting an Nvidia Geforce GTX 950 video card and an Intel Desktop Wireless Adapter-AC-7260. After installing both items, Miracast started working.
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