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Connect A Desktop Computer To Laptop Screen


Is there a way using some kind of cable to connect a desktop to a laptop's screen (without physically opening or breaking anything).

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Connect Laptop Monitor To Desktop Computer

Connect laptop monitor to desktop computer, can i do this using a simple vga monitor cable. It's a working laptop and desktop computer. What will happen if i connect the two. Any suggestions? I don't have a separate monitor!

Posted On: 4 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Computer To Laptop Screen

My home computer's not working i think it's the screen monitor. Can i somehow connect it to my laptop screen?

Answer:- no - laptops don't have the right "video-in". Perhaps you could borrow a monitor from a friend. (Lots of folks have extra monitors around. ) Does your monitor have any on-screen menus to access various adjustments? For a simple test, try to activate the on-screen menu. If that doesn't come up at all, that will confirm that the monitor is dead.


Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Connect Emachine Desktop To Flat Screen Tv

How do i connect my emachine desktop to my flat screen tv? I am connecting the cable from the emachine's tower to the vga port behind the tv, but am getting an error on the tv saying that it is not a supported format. How do i fix this problem? If you need more information let me know.

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Desktop Pc To Laptop

How to connect my desktop pc to my laptop and transfer files faster? I have a wifi router at home and thats how i access internet on my laptop. However, my pc is not wifi enabled and i access internet over it through an ethernet cable from the router. Please tell me how to setup a network so that i can transfer my data. Since i don't know much about networking, step-wise process would be much appreciated. Also are there any cables available at the market or on the internet using which i can directly connect my laptop with my pc?

Posted On: 1 month ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Can I Connect Desktop To Laptop?

A number of years back i wrote of my old desktop and switched to a laptop, but i still maintained some private data on the desktop and accessed it from time to time when i needed it. However, recently the monitor of the desktop packed in which means of course i can no longer see what is on the old machine. Question. Is there anyway i can hook my laptop up to the desktops hard drive and use the laptop to access the information. Im not into computer maintenance so taking the desktop apart is not really an option; it would have to be a computer to laptop exercise. Needless to say i want to avoid buying a monitor for a machine thats at least ten years old.

Posted On: 1 month ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect A Desktop To A Laptop

Is there a way to connect a desktop to a laptop? I have a tablet laptop, but now i figure that i need a more powerful computer. With my new setup i will be getting an 8000$ computer and a 300$ dollar monitor, along with the adobe master collection. The problem i find is that you can only download adobe on to one computer, which i need for my artistic computer. Now i don't to buy a new tablet for my artwork, and i don't want to download it on to my laptop, for low res reasons. So my question is this, how can i hook my desktop computer to my tablet laptop, so that i can use the monitor and the tablet function (mouse cursor internal laptop connection not usb or svid) of my laptop, back on my desktop? Take into account that i can barely afford the 8 grand computer so make the solution around $200. P. S. I would also like to see what was going on my laptop on my other monitor as well if that is possible.

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Desktop Monitor To Laptop

Can i connect a desktop monitor to a laptop? I work from home and one of the requirements with a company that i'm contracted with is that the screen be 17", but my laptop screen is only 12". I still have a 17" monitor left over from my old desktop, so is there a way for me to connect a 17" monitor from my desktop to my laptop and use it this way?

Posted On: 6 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Connect Laptop & Desktop To One Monitor

Is it possible to connect desktop and a laptop to the same monitor at the same time and switch between laptop and desktop desktop screens easily?

Answer:- yes, you use something called a kvm switch, this was created for using one keyboard, monitor, and mouse on two different computers, and it will work for what you want.


Posted On: 5 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Desktop Does Not Fit In Screen - Scrolling Desktop

I just bought a new laptop and i am changing everything to what i like - which includes the size of the resolution of my screen. Whenever i go to change the resolution from 800 x 600 to make it look bigger (example: 1024 x 768) my laptop has no problems doing that but instead of making the whole desktop fit into my laptop screen, it makes it so i can sorta of like scroll up, down, left, right to see the rest of the screen (but there aren't any scroll bars, they are like invisible if u know what i mean). How do i change the setting so that the whole screen resolution will fit into my laptop screen instead of this scrolling method?

Posted On: February 7th 2006 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Connect Laptop Screen To Tv

All i am wanting to do is present my movies thats on my laptop, on my tv for my family to enjoy with me! Please help. I have a usb to rca cable that i just bought offline. I have windows 7 and my laptop has the projector thing where i can duplicate, extend, or projector only picture. I don't know if i have to have some certain kind of software for it to work or something, but i know i just need help, and soon so we can have family night!

Posted On: 6 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Connect Pc Screen With Laptop

Can i make my laptop's screen off and connect to the pc screen? I want to use my laptop as a tower. Also i want to have a separate keyboard and mouse.

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

How Do I Connect Laptop To Tv Screen?

How do i connect my laptop to my tv screen? I bought a dynex vga display cable and plugged it into the rgb? Plug into the tv. What do i need to set up on my computer? The salesman at best buy said all i need to do is plug it in. Anyone have some suggestions for me?

Posted On: 1 month ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Connect Non-wireless Desktop To Wireless Network Via Laptop

Connect a non wireless desktop to wireless network via laptop? I will soon be moving to a new home. This home has a wireless network, but my desktop computer has no wireless adapter, and room is nowhere near the wireless router. I have a 100ft ethernet cable that i currently use to enable internet access on my desktop. Is there a way to use the ethernet cable to enable access to the internet (i don't care about the rest of the network) on my desktop via my laptop's built in wireless card?

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Laptop With Shattered Screen To External Monitor

Since my entire monitor is totally unreadable, does anybody know any shortcuts or any keystrokes or combinations to display my data on the desktop monitor manually? It can be as complicated as for example, : start key, tab, up up up up down down. I just need some method of displaying the content of my laptop with the shattered screen to the external monitor.

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

How To Connect Computer Screen To Tv ?

How to connect computer screen to tv? My dad wants to know how to connect live streaming video from the computer desktop to the tv for "bigger screen" purposes. Is there a certain cable we need to buy? We dont have a laptop. How do you do this?

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Laptop Screen Wont Turn Off, After Connect With External Monitor

My laptop screen won't turn off, after i connect with an external monitor. Windows 7? Just installed windows 7, and now when i connect to the external monitor, my laptop screen won't tune off. I tried adding or detecting another screen with no success.

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Computer To Television Screen

I would like to connect my computer, to my television screen? I have a toshiba satellite laptop, and it has a s-video port

While my television also has several s-video ports. What sorts of cables will be needed?

& Proper names for the cables would be appreciated because i need to research how much (canadian) they would cost.


Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Connect Cell Phone Screen To Computer

Is there any way to connect a cell phone screen to a computer screen? I have a samsung rant and i just wanted to know if there was anyway to be able to see my phone screen on a computer screen. I know that you can extend a computer screen to a tv screen so i was just wondering if there was the same thing for phones.

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Hdtv To Computer Screen Shuts Off

When i connect my hdtv to my computer, the screen shuts off (but not the tv) and nothing happens. What to do? The red light in the corner of my tv then starts flashing but slowly. I just bought a new graphics card and 4 gbs of ram. It all worked fine before but now it does this, any help?

Posted On: 3 weeks ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Connect Camera To Computer To See Recording On Screen

Is there anyway i can connect my camera to my computer to see myself recording on the comp. Screen?Comp? I just got a canon sd1400is and i was wondering if this was possible!

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Connecting Desktop To Laptop So That Laptop Act As Monitor

Is there any way to connect my desktop to my laptop, so i can my laptop can act as a monitor? I have a desktop computer but with no monitor, is there any way i can connect it to my laptop to view the desktop?

Posted On: 7 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Welcome Screen Can't Load Desktop

When loading the welcome screens comes up and after 2 or 3 minutes a box comes up and says it cant load desktop. All that will come up is recycle bin. When i load in safe mode i see all of my desktop and get online?

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Games Crashing To Desktop Or Getting Blank / Black Screen

Im having problems with almost all the games crashing to desktop or getting blank/black screen after a few minutes. I install ati drivers, not the ones from asus. World of warcraft wotlk is imposible to play with direct3d. I have to start it in opengl. Gta iv crash to desktop at the beggining

Farcry > black screen after a few minutes. I will tried crysis, farcry2, cod5, and bioshock. Today i received a new graphic card after a rma. I will tried it. I have a question, my psu can handle my new system? (See system spec in my profile)

The graphic card will use the same power running games in direct3d or opengl?


Posted On: 05-28-2009, 03:17 PM . View Related Posts . . View 24 Replies .

Desktop Screen Keep Blinking Green Then Turns Yellow

Why wont my dell desktop screen turn on? It just keep blinking green then it turns yellow. Everything is connected ive unplugged and plugged it back a million times.

Posted On: 5 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Laptop Vs Desktop

Comparing these two systems which would run games better does the laptop come even close? And if not well the laptop still run all the games out right not without lag? Like city of heroes or wow or eldars scrools obliven

Laptop-intel(r) core(tm) solo processor t1350 (1. 86 ghz)533fsb
- 256mb nvidia(r) geforce(r) go 7400
- 1024mb ddr2 system memory (2 dimm)

Desktop-
-2. 4ghz p4 800fsb
-Radeon x800gto 256mb
-1024mb of ddr not ddr2 ram


Posted On: December 11th 2006 . View Related Posts . . View 14 Replies .

Connect Projector To Desktop

I cant connect my projector to my desktop. I have a gateway fx and i have the vga cord plugged into both the monitor and the projector. But the projector still says it is searching for a signal. Is there a certain combination of keys i must hit in order for this to work?

Posted On: 3 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Convert Laptop To Desktop

Is ther anyways in which i can convert my compaq laptop in to a destop by dismatiling it into two parts keyboard and an extended monitor. Does anyone has a article on it?

Posted On: January 29th, 2009, 06:10 AM . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Connect Desktop Pc Monitor To Tv Via Hdmi

How to connect desktop pc monitor to tv via hdmi ? Im trying to connect my monitor to my tv to use my tv as a monitor via an hdmi cable. I have the hdmi cable connected, but it wont display. Do i have to do anything else?

Posted On: 5 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Connect To Internet With Desktop That Has No Wifi ?

How would i connect to the internet with an older desktop that has no wifi? I fixed my dimension 4600, it's older and as far as i know, does not have wifi capability. I would like to connect this computer to the internet but all i have is a wireless network in my house. Is there some sort of part i can buy that can make that happen? Because nowadays you can't do all that much on a computer without internet. Answer:-
You are correct. Your dimension 4600 doesn't have wifi capabilities. Does it not have an ethernet connection? A place to insert an ethernet cable? You could plug an ethernet cable into your computer and connect the other end to your wireless router. You state, "all i have is a wireless network"; usually wireless access points have ports in the rear where you can plug ethernet cables. If not, or if no ethernet in the computer. Buy a wireless network adapter that is compatible with the operating system you are using. If there are ports in the rear of the wireless access point, you could also install in your computer a network card with an ethernet connection. Either way, those are your two options. The reason i emphasized the statement about your operating system, is that if you are running windows 2000, it may be a little more difficult to find a network adapter; after all, it's all about xp, vista, and win 7 now-a-days. One last thought, and i'm mentioning this since you state your desktop is older. You can get network adapters that are usb; be sure if you decide to use usb that your computer has usb 2. 0. If it has 1. 0 or 1. 1, check that the usb adapter you are going to purchase will work with it.


Posted On: 1 month ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .