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How to Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Windows 10

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The Projecting to this PC feature uses the Connect app to allow you to wirelessly connect a connect a Continuum enabled Windows Phone or another PC to your PC's screen, and use its keyboard, mouse, and other devices too.

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328, there is separate settings available for Projecting to this PC if your PC has Wi-Fi.

Windows PCs and phones can project to your PC when you say it's OK.

This tutorial will show you how to change to ask to project to this PC the first time only or every time a connection is requested for all users in Windows 10.

Note   Note
Your PC might have trouble displaying the content of the projected Windows 10 Mobile phone or Windows 10 PC if its hardware wasn't specifically optimized for Miracast.

Your PC can on be projected to on private and domain networks, but not on public networks.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Settings
  • Option Two: To Change when to Ask to Project to this PC using a REG file


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Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Windows 10
To Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the System icon.

2. Click/tap on Projecting to this PC on the left side. (see screenshot below)

3. Select First time only or Every time a connection is requested (default) under Ask to project to this PC on the right side for what you want.

4. You may also wish to turn on or off projecting to this PC, change Require PIN for pairing, and/or turn on or off This PC can be discovered for projection only when it is plugged in settings.

5. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change when to Ask to Project to this PC in Windows 10
To Change when to Ask to Project to this PC using a REG file

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You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do this option.


The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MiracastReceiver

ConsentToast DWORD

1 = First time only
2 = Every time a connection is requested


1. Do step 2 (first time) or step 3 (every time) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Ask "First time only" to Project to this PC

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Ask_to_Project-First_time_only.reg

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 3. To Ask "Every time a connection is requested" to Project to this PC

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Ask_to_Project-Every_time_a_connection_is_requested.reg

download


4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. If you like, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



That's it,
Shawn