open files wirelessly on TV

hi guys,

im looking to get suggestions on how to open Microsoft files (word, excel, ppt) wirelessly on a TV. We have a Samsung te65lcc tv if it matters.
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Connect a PC to that TV via HDMI or some other supported video cable.
Cobra25Author Commented:
This needs to be done wirelessly as I mentioned in the subject title.
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Ahh, in that case you may want to look at getting a Chromecast. They are only like $35 and let you mirror your screen to the TV.

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Cobra25Author Commented:
Sounds like it will only display the chrome browser.
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
From what I gather, the "te65lcc" you mentioned above isn't a TV, but rather just a "touch overlay", a device that gives a TV touch screen capability.

If you want to open files on the TV, you'd need a smart TV that has apps included that can open those particular files, and which also has a built-in wireless NIC. So if you have a smart TV, you'd have to check with it's manufacturer whether there are apps available for your particular file types.
Leslie BloomCorporate & Product Marketing ManagerCommented:
What kind of computer do you have available to connect to the tv?

Connecting via an Apple device (wireless) with an AppleTV using AirPlay is very easy.

This two-minute video shows how quickly this can be done:
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
If your laptop supports HDMI, there are a bunch of devices you can buy that will wirelessly send the video signal up to 100 feet. Most run @ $200, though. That's why I suggest the Chromecast first.

For example -
Cobra25Author Commented:
This is a windows 7 laptop, it doesnt have HDMI.
Cobra25Author Commented:
If chromecast can share a microsoft word screen that would work, but it doesnt look like it does.
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Chromecast can display whatever is on your screen. Could be a word doc, excel file, graphic, whatever. It's called screen mirroring. You aren't sharing word documents via Chromecast - you're sharing the display itself. Whatever displays on the laptop screen also displays on the TV. Does that make more sense?
Cobra25Author Commented:
So igot more info, i want to use the TV as a completely separate monitor (i have 2 now) and not have anoyne see anything on my current 2 monitors. Please advise.
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Now you're asking a different question, which means you need to post it as a different question on this site.
Cobra25Author Commented:
Why its still essentially the same thing just doing the TV as a monitor.
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
This is going to be a different setup that simply broadcasting wirelessly to a TV. I'm not trying to argue with you here. If you had everything wired then you'd just use extended display mode and drag whatever you want people to see over to that third monitor. Wirelessly, though, that's a whole other animal. Assuming you still want to go wireless, right?

What are you wanting to display on the TV that won't be seen on your own monitors? It may be easier to setup another PC than try to rig up all this stuff on your current one because you'll need a video card that supports three monitors plus other hardware.
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