System Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC in Windows 11


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You can use the Projecting to this PC feature to have apps and content from another device show on your PC screen.

Projecting to this PC uses the Wireless Display app to wirelessly project (mirror) a phone, PC, or Android device to the screen on your PC, and use its keyboard, mouse, and other devices too.

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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Projecting to this PC for all users in Windows 11.


Projecting to this PC requires the Wireless Display app to be installed on the PC you want to project to.

Projecting to this PC requires support for Miracast.

Your can only project to this PC from devices connected to the same wireless private or domain network, but not on public networks.




Contents

  • Option One: Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC in Settings
  • Option Two: Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC using REG file




Option One

Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on System on the left side, and click/tap on Projecting to this PC on the right side. (see screenshot below)


Projecting_to_this_PC-1.png

3 Select Available everywhere on secure networks, Available everywhere, or Always Off (default) in the Some Windows and Android devices can project to this PC when you say it's OK drop menu for what you want. (see screenshot below)

Projecting_to_this_PC-2.png

4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC using REG file


You must be signed in as an administrator to use this option.


1 Do step 2 ("Available everywhere on secure networks"), step 3 ("Available everywhere"), or step 4 ("Always Off") below for what you want.

2 Projecting to this PC "Available everywhere on secure networks"

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.​

Project_to_this_PC-Available_everywhere_on_secure_networks.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MiracastReceiver]
"NetworkQualificationEnabled"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PlayToReceiver]
"AutoEnabled"=dword:00000001

3 Projecting to this PC "Available everywhere"

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.​

Project_to_this_PC-Available_everywhere.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MiracastReceiver]
"NetworkQualificationEnabled"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PlayToReceiver]
"AutoEnabled"=dword:00000001

4 Projecting to this PC "Always Off"

This is the default setting


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.​

Project_to_this_PC-Always_Off.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MiracastReceiver]
"NetworkQualificationEnabled"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PlayToReceiver]
"AutoEnabled"=dword:00000000

5 Save the REG file to your desktop.

6 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

7 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

8 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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