Laptop as monitor Tags: Laptops Monitors HD Peripherals Last response: December 12, 2011 3:56 PM in Computer Peripherals Share marcd2011 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 More about : laptop monitor | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove hang-the-9 Laptop Expert Monitor Authority 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Computer Peripherals>Laptop as monitor> Related ressources: ForumTransform laptop into dumb monitor ForumLaptop stuck on boot with broken monitor ForumConnect Xbox to external monitor for laptop ForumBravia TV Asus Laptop , second monitor display Forum30 inch monitor + laptop ForumUsing a laptop screen with a desktop monitor controller ForumHp dv2000 laptop display flicker but no problem with ext monitor ForumLaptop to 120hz monitor question. ForumHow to use a laptop monitor for a desktop Forumi connected my laptop to monitor through hdmi but the problem is ForumLaptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor ForumI have no output from my laptop to a monitor via VGA ForumRepurposing Laptop monitor ForumSamsung 27 inch monitor (S27B970D) ForumTriple Display with laptop, external monitor, and HDTV?? ForumLaptop external monitor problem ForumHow to use external monitor and close laptop lid ForumLaptop with 1920 x 1080 to monitor 1920 x 1200 Forum27" monitor with laptop ForumLooking for a way to fold a monitor down like a laptop screen? More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !