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    Switch on projector then computer or safe to just hotplug

    Just wondered whether the order of power up matters any more or whether modern electronics protects laptops from damage?

    Your thoughts please geeks.

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    Re: Switch on projector then computer or safe to just hotplug

    I can't see you can cause any damage however you plug in your laptop to your projector however we have one sony projector that unless you turn it on first then the laptop/computer it fails to see the input.

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    Re: Switch on projector then computer or safe to just hotplug

    yes, most projectors try to auto sense where the input is coming from when they warm up. If you turn the PC on afterwards you'll have to manually tell it to use the PC VGA input. I suspect this might be beyond some of your users.

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