Solved I just got my new PC, the monitor will be a while yet, can I use my working laptop as a monitor so I can set up my PC? Tags: Laptops Hewlett Packard Monitors Last response: November 21, 2013 4:20 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share Frit November 21, 2013 4:04:31 PM New HP Envy just arrived, monitor coming in a few weeks, Envy has Win8. I have a laptop, Toshiba Satellite L655 with Win7. Can I connect these, I have no VGA cables, and use the laptop as a monitor to get things set up? More about : monitor working laptop monitor set Best solution COLGeek a c 200 D Laptop a b α HP a b C Monitor November 21, 2013 4:10:21 PM There is no way to use the laptop as a monitor as it lacks a video input (output only). Sorry. Share Frit November 21, 2013 4:20:45 PM u_gonna_squeal_b4_we_cookya said:Does your TV have HDMI? If you are talking about the Envy desktop like this one, it should have an HDMI out port. If your TV has HDMI, you can use it as a display. Thank you for such quick replies, I will wait for the shipment to come, just very excited and want to start setting it up. I have no TV, do not watch TV. Thank you again! Frit m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI just bought a new desktop HP and I did not get the monitor yet How can I hook it up to my laptop both with windows 8 I want Forum Can I set up laptop as a secondary monitor for my pc using HDMI cables? Forum Solvedjust got new pc but old monitor "no screen" Forum got an old Conia 50" plasma. Used it for years as a monitor for my laptop. My new housemate tries his but wont display, just s Forum SolvedHow to set up a mouse and keyboard to control one laptop and a PC monitor interchageably Forum SolvedJust got new pc,need help in setting it up. Forum I just got and new PC and when I turned it on the monitor said no VGA input and then went to sleep. Help. Forum Solvedi have just inserted a new radeon r9 270x the pc starts up but the monitor stays blank, with no response Forum SolvedI just got a new Samsung monitor (S22C300H) and in 1920 x 1080 resolution it doesn't use the full screen. Forum How to set up a mouse and keyboard to control one laptop and a PC monitor interchageably Forum Is it possible to set my PC up to use my HDTV like a monitor? Forum SolvedHook up a TV monitor to PC wirelessly and have it act as a monitor, not just a monitor mirror Forum SolvedJust got new RAM, should I wait till I get the rest of the new pc parts or can I just go ahead and use it on my old comp ? Forum SolvedCan I use my Xbox with this monitor while my PC is plugged into the same monitor? Forum SolvedJust built my PC, Fired it up but Monitor stuck in "Power Saving Mode" Forum SolvedSimple question about 3 monitors vs 1 monitor gaming PC set up Forum SolvedI just got a new case and motherboard for my pc, using my old hard drive, however its seems a ton slower than usual Forum SolvedJust finished building my first gaming pc. Booted it up and no display on monitor. Forum Solveduse laptop monitor for my desktop pc? possible? Forum My custom built PC used to work fine, I got a new case and now it won't boot up. ***PLEASE HELP*** Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !