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Help hard drive connect to laptop

Last response: in Toms Network
May 20, 2010 7:17:28 PM

I have a Dell PC Hard drive, with no monitor, can I and/or how do I connect it to my Dell laptop, to use the laptop as the main monitor, without a hub?>
a b D Laptop
a b C Monitor
May 20, 2010 9:52:25 PM

You can't unless you have some type of Remote Desktop software.
June 3, 2010 4:26:58 AM

Buy a monitor from the Salvation Army. They usually sell them for $5.


Connect them through crossover (or straight-through if your NIC has auto-mdix, which most do), set static IPs, and enable Remote Desktop Protocol.

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