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Will HDMI out on my laptop make it a monitor?

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November 25, 2011 10:39:44 AM

thats my question
http://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-High-Speed-HDMI-Cabl... this thing goes on sale soon, so i can grab it even cheaper probably, anyway doesn't really matter the HDMI cable. Anyway the laptop has a HDMI out (says on the sticker describing it) and a VGA port too. My card is a ATi 5770, has DVI, Display port i think and HDMI.
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November 25, 2011 11:07:05 PM

No. Unless something has changed in the last year or so, laptop monitors are a one way street. You can connect an external monitor to it, but you can't plug an external computer to the laptop to use it as a monitor.
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