Cannot cast desktop to ?TV

  mivec 18:15 04 Jan 2018
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New to chromecast on my windows 8.1 laptop I am unable to cast the desktop to my TV. Casting apps or the browser is fine. Any help would be appreciated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:33 04 Jan 2018

Is your chromecast linked to you network?

You need the Home app to set it up

  mivec 11:32 05 Jan 2018

Hi, yes connected to network. Cannot download Home app to laptop, google states this is not necessary. I can cast browser but not desktop. The cast icon drop down menu only shows cast mirroring and not cast to desktop as per the google set up instructions.

  mivec 11:52 05 Jan 2018

Hi again, just solved the issue. Many thanks for your assistance.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:38 05 Jan 2018

Please let us know how you solved it as it may help others with the same problem.

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