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USB VGA display adapter

I was given a work laptop without a vga port.  I ordered a Startech mct usb adapter for vga that works fine with my monitor at my desk but not with our projector.  I get the message no projector detected.  I am not interested in troubleshooting the issue.  I need a reliable adapter I can use with any projector.  Any recommendations on what to purchase?
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
What kind of projector is it? Some manufacturers, like InFocus, make cables specifically to use with their stuff.
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Mr TorturSystem EngineerCommented:
Hi,

Maybe your adapter cannot support the projector resolution. Is it greater than your laptop's one?

i could advise this one :

http://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-SuperSpeed-Adapter-Windows/dp/B00IU1V9CO/ref=zg_bs_3015403011_18
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sbdt8631Author Commented:
The projector has a lower resolution than my laptop.
I am less concerned with connecting to mine than I am connecting at a customer site.  I am looking for a recommendation for a usb/vga adapter that is reliable with all/as many devices as possible.  I do not want to be fumbling around if I am trying to demo something.
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Mr TorturSystem EngineerCommented:
There will be always a risk connecting to a projector device you never try.
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Does your projector and/or laptop support HDMI? It might be easier to go that route if you have the option.
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Also, what's the make and model of your laptop?
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Mr TorturSystem EngineerCommented:
Yes I agree HDMI could be a better way.
A few weeks ago somebody show me the wireless HDMI, maybe a bit new but this will be fine and classy for demos!
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