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4.0 out of 5 stars Works well, but ONLY on laptops running Windows 7 and specific display adapters, August 31, 2011
This review is from: Belkin ScreenCast TV Adapter for Intel Wireless Display (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Electronics)
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Before you consider buying this, check the Intel Wireless Display System requirements to make sure your laptop will operate with this adapter. You can find these on the Intel Site by searching for "Intel wireless display system requirements".

Wireless Display (or WiDi) is only available on laptops running Windows 7. I couldn't find a workaround to get it to operate on a desktop PC with Windows 7, which is a real shame.

If you do have a PC that you CAN connect to, then the Belkin ScreenCast device is a breeze to use. Plug it into the HDMI input on your TV. The Belkin comes with an HDMI cable. (You can also use a standard Red/Yellow/White RCA Cable, which isn't supplied. The video quality won't be as good.) Plug the Belkin power adapter into a wall output. Press the button on the back of the ScreenCast, right beside the cables. Then change the TV to get its input from the HDMI or RCA cable and you'll see a Belkin welcome screen.

Start the Intel WiDi software on your laptop and it will automatically connect so that your laptop screen contents are now displayed on your TV in 1080p. Intel also has a downloadable WiDi widget that lets you display your laptop on the TV while you do something else on the PC.

Overall summary: if you have a laptop that works with these, it's really easy to use. I just wish WiDi was supported on desktops also.
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Initial post: Dec 21, 2012 2:45:15 PM PST
I can't see anywhere that Intel says: 'not supported on desktop's pc'. As i know the WiDi program works with specific Intel processors

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 16, 2013 7:43:35 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 16, 2013 7:46:55 PM PST
It has to be a mobile processor. Here is the link to the system requirements for WiDi.
http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wtech/iwd/sb/CS-031059.htm

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 12, 2013 3:25:22 AM PDT
andario says:
Right now, it clearly says "Mobile and Desktop Processor", and it does support Windows 8
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