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Getting VGA video through laptop


My PC monitor died. Can I use my Laptop screen as a temporary monitor for my PC?



This question was answered on November 25, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The only way this is possible is if your laptop has a video input on it. Most laptops do not come with a Video-In so you might be out of luck.

If your laptop has Video-In you probably need to get a VGA to S-Video adapter and use the video software on your laptop to view the video input. This will be done within windows on your laptop.

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Posted by Mike of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 25, 2007

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