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Laptop as monitor

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December 10, 2011 6:34:45 PM

Hello,

im just wondering can you use a laptop as a pc monitor,
Reason being as have a pc that is hd only because thats how ive set it up
and I dont have a vga to hd, etc

and I need to go to my parents to use there internet but the only have a box tv not hd
but they have a laptop with a hd port on the side, its a hp but dont know what though

will I be able to connect my pc to there laptop through a hd lead?
Im only need to know as it need update for windows, drivers and virus definitions on norton 360

thanks alot

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December 12, 2011 3:56:27 PM

You can remote into the PC form the laptop, just turn on the PC with a mouse/keyboard attached. Wait a bit to make sure it's booted up all the way, and you can remote in using the "mstsc" command.

The video ports on laptops is output only.
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