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Connect Macbook Screen To Pc Using Mini Dvi To Vga Adapter


My macbook (2007) screen broke; i was wondering if i can use a mini dvi to vga adapter to connect it to my pc? I don't know if i can just plug a mini dvi to vga adapter in to my computers and connect my macbook to my pc monitor and assume the macbook screen will just show up on the pc monitor. I really need to get some files off my mac!

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There are vga to tv converters (svga cables(*) are only usable if ur computer has a svga-out (*), and i believe (only 90 percent sure) they don't carry high def video) but they are rather expensive:

http://www.Tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/search.asp?Keywords=vga+converter

Try aiming for hdmi when u buy a new device. Hdmi is a great connective system, it carries both hd-video and sound and is easily switchable by using a hdmi-switch. Hdmi is also used in all types of modern home-entertainment appliances and also in computers and monitors so it's the best (wired) connectivity system available today.correction: svga is a video-standard, not a connectivity standard. Sometimes svga is confused with s-video. S-video is a connectivity standard (cable) that only carries normal density video just like for instance scart:

http://en. Wikipedia.org/wiki/s-video

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http://www.Tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?Edpno=5746524&catid=3667

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