How to use extended desktop mode with AWiND MirrorOp?

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Extended desktop mode with AWiND MirrorOp

This KB explains how to use the extended desktop mode on Windows with AWiND MirrorOp. This functionality requires the installation of the AWiND MirrorOp Extension Pack, which is available for Windows and can be downloaded here

Note If you need this functionality simply to view your presenter notes whilst sharing a Powerpoint presentation, please refer to  on how to use Presenter mode with the AWiND MirrorOp Desktop App on both Windows and Mac, without the need to install the Extension Pack.

How to use the Extended desktop mode with the AWiND MirrorOp Desktop App or when the Base Unit has a firmware version higher than 1.9.1.

The AWiND MirrorOp Desktop App is available for download at 

  1. On your Windows PC, insert the AWiND MirrorOp Button or use the AWiND MirrorOp Desktop App to connect to the Base Unit
    Inserting the AWiND MirrorOp Button should launch the AWiND MirrorOp App on the Button’s mass storage. In case this does not happen automatically, go to the Button’s mass storage and start the executable manually.
  2. In the AWiND MirrorOp App, click on the “quick menu” in the top right corner.
    In the dropdown menu that will appear, select the “Extended desktop” optionWhen doing so, the extended desktop sign will appear on the corner of the virtual Button (white circle on the right) in the AWiND MirrorOp App
  3. Press the (virtual) AWiND MirrorOp Button to share your extended desktop to the main display.

How to use the Extended desktop mode with the AWiND MirrorOp Button when the Base Unit has a firmware version lower than 1.9.1.

Follow the video tutorial and the procedure below for using the AWiND MirrorOp extended desktop functionality. It explains How to extended your windows desktop to the meeting room display while using the AWiND MirrorOp.

Video tutorial

 

Procedure
  1. Insert the AWiND MirrorOp Button into your windows PC. This should launch the AWiND MirrorOp App on the Button’s mass storage. In case this does not happen automatically, go to the Button’s mass storage and start the executable manually.
  2. Right-click the AWiND MirrorOp Client icon in the system tray, which is usually located at the bottom right of your desktop
     
  3. Select Shared Desktop from the context menuIf the option Shared Desktop is not available or does not work please check [KB1343].
  4. Select Extended Desktop from the context menu options as shown below
  5. Press the AWiND MirrorOp Button to share your extended desktop to the main display.

NoteIf you’re using the extended desktop mode with AWiND MirrorOp without having installed the Extension pack, you will be prompted to install the AWiND MirrorOp Extension Pack. Administrative rights on your Windows PC are required to install the extension pack.

Extended desktop mode not working

See for issues arising with sharing the extended desktop or with the extension pack.

For any further assistance please consult the Barco Support team.

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Last updated Oct 06 2020

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