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Old 06-09-2009, 11:14 PM   #1
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Default Netbook's, laptops, and multiple moniters.

What I want to know is if I can take a netbook and a laptop, connect them with a VGA cable, and have the laptop use the netbook as a secondary screen. Obviously I don't have a netbook or I would have tried this but I was interested in buying one some time and wanted to know if this is possible.
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Old 06-09-2009, 11:15 PM   #2
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Default Re: Netbook's, laptops, and multiple moniters.

Don't think that's possible.
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Old 06-10-2009, 12:49 AM   #3
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Default Re: Netbook's, laptops, and multiple moniters.

When I built my new system I had both monitors connected to it, so how to access my old WinXP pro computer? I simply connected the old computer to the network switch, without a keyboard or mouse, and fired it up. Then used windows remote and accessed it from my current machine.

Ooops, I just realized you were tying to use the other one as a monitor...Doh!
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Old 06-10-2009, 03:44 AM   #4
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VGA out is just an output db-9 connector. It's function is fixed. There have been some shots at crossing them over using a network connection but it's unstable and more trouble than it's worth.
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