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using a laptop screen as a monitor for another broken laptop

by newtocpus / November 26, 2014 10:19 PM PST

Im kind if new to computers and I have a broken hp7(it has motherboard problems and I dont want to pay that much to fix it) so I have read posts about using a monitor as a laptop screen but is there a way that I can use the screen from the broken hp as the screen for a laptop with a broken screen? I dont need them to connect wirelessly to eachother. thanks for the help

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Clarification Request
What model is this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2014 1:30 AM PST

I see the dv7 but not the other.

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I fixed the hp
by newtocpus / November 27, 2014 3:58 AM PST

I took it apart and re built it switched and took out the 2nd ram and ran backtrack 3 a few times then put in the hard drive and it works great and all the data from 2 years ago is still there. im backing iy up tommarrow. thanks for all the help

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Pretty tough.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 26, 2014 10:31 PM PST
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New Screen?
by Tredorius / November 27, 2014 1:14 AM PST

If the screensize is the same, there could be a way to change the displays. On the other Hand maybe you could buy a new screen for the broken one, they are noch so expensive sometimes. Maybe you can find one here:

There are other sites, but i prefer this, so take a look if you want.

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