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Can you hook a cpu to a lap top?

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September 23, 2011 9:18:54 PM

Hello,
I have a cpu with info that I need but I do not have a monitpr or key board. I have a lap top tat I use now. Get I hook my CPU to my lap top and transfer info? Please help!

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September 23, 2011 9:44:39 PM

If you are meaning computer (CPU) then you can not hook it up to a laptop and use its monitor and keyboard for the desktop.
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September 23, 2011 9:54:20 PM

How do I transfer info from the computer to the lap top with out a monitor?
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a c 866 à CPUs
September 23, 2011 10:01:04 PM

If the desktop is on a network and the info is shared then you can access it from the laptop (that is if the desktop is running)
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September 23, 2011 10:21:39 PM

There are link methods via a pin cable but it requires purchasing software. Other then networking them your only choice is a storage medium like cd/dvd.
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September 23, 2011 10:26:51 PM

Get an external Hard Drive enclosure.

Remove the HD from the Desktop, and place into enclosure

Plug USB cable from Enclosure into laptop

Open My Computer and browse "removable storage" drive that is now there.
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September 24, 2011 7:46:12 AM

It's a simple process. The only thing you need to be careful of is to buy an enclosure with the proper drive interface - IDE or SATA.
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