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Can i connect my computer to my laptop monitor

by XxUDxX / March 18, 2017 10:06 AM PDT

i have broken my monitor but i have a laptop whose specs are not good i want to play games until new monitor is there any way i can connect my computer to my laptop such that specs are of my computer's cpu and gpu but monitor is of my laptop

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Clarification Request
Laptop specs
by Mak44 / April 5, 2017 7:28 AM PDT


Please let us know what spec your laptop is? make and model would be great!

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Laptops with video in are rare.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 18, 2017 10:08 AM PDT

99.99% of the time the answer is no. Always supply your laptop make and model to confirm.

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Re: Can i connect my computer to my laptop monitor
by DigiPointer / March 22, 2017 3:19 AM PDT

Yes, You can connect your desktop computer to laptop with the help of Ethernet Cable.
But it depends on what you want to share like files or an internet connection. If you are using old computer then you can connect with Crossover Ethernet Cable.

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Re: connect
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 22, 2017 3:22 AM PDT

That doesn't really help the OP.

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TeamViewer maybe
by James Denison / March 25, 2017 11:36 AM PDT

But easier to find a used monitor for low price in most thrift stores. I've picked up older 17" monitors that worked fine, particularly Dell models, for $20.

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