Is there a USB to VGA converter you could recommend?

How can I get my computer that only has USB ports use a digital projector that has a VGA port?
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Elton BrownAsked:
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arnoldCommented:
What other outputs do you have?
There are several USB to VGA adapters that work.  What OS is on your system?
Depending the type of outputs your system has, there are DVI to VGA, displayport to vga, hdmi to vga
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MereteCommented:
USB KVM Extender with a cat 5 cable with just the one Projector should help, there is numerous combinations.
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Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
Please forgive me.
I didn't make my question clear. Now that I have had some sleep after being up for two days, I am ready to give you a clearer question.

I have a DELL Inspiron 15R. It does not have VGA port. I have a Epson EX3210 projector that has a USB (Type B) port. This will allow me to connect the projector to the laptop. When I connect the projector to the laptop I cannot get the get the computer to recognize/see that the projector is connected.

I've used the the OS' (Win 8.1) attempting to find the projector with no success.
                * Fn F1  = brings up the options as to how to connect to the projector. None of them proved   successful.

Any suggestions or comments are welcome. Again my apologies for sending all of you down the wrong trail.
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Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
By the way, when I look under PC and devices the PC sees the Epson EX3210. For some reason the computer and the Projector is not talking...
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MereteCommented:
Thanks makes it simpler, are you turning on the laptop first
warm up the Epson  then plug in the Epson.
Chances are, if the projector is no more than a few years old, that the software/utilities will eventually be updated for Windows 8 compatibility,   contacting the vendor to make sure is one step
Here is the driver utility choose x64 or x32 unplug it prior to installing
EX3210 SVGA 3LCD Projector
USB Display v1.70
08/01/13 2.7 MB epson16574.exe
https://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?oid=188467&infoType=Downloads&platform=OSF_W_8-32
EX3210 SVGA 3LCD Projector drivers manual FAQ
http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?UseCookie=yes&oid=188467&infoType=Overview 
select your model
http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/SupportIndex.jsp?UseCookie=yes&oid=-16711&infoType=Overview
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
If the info I'm seeing about the laptop itself is correct, it has an HDMI output?  And, the projector has an HDMI port?
https://files.support.epson.com/pdf/ex3210/ex3210ug.pdf

 - unless this is a different model of the 15R with no HDMI...
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