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Windows 7: Want to rig up an old laptop lid as an external monitor.

11 Feb 2013   #1
kbronski

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Want to rig up an old laptop lid as an external monitor.

But have no idea how to do it. Does anyone know how I might do this? I'd ideally like to rig it up to an HDMI adapter, but VGA would be fine as well.


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12 Feb 2013   #2
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Kbronski, Sorry to tell you this but the screen on a laptop is not the same as a external monitor.. It requires the electronics from the laptop to drive it. So the answer is no.

Rich
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18 Feb 2013   #3
kbronski

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I figured that would be the case, but thought I would ask anyway. Thanks!
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