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Make a Laptop Screen into a Monitor for PC Answered

i have a laptop screen laying around and i want to be able to make it into a monitor for my pc. if anybody has any ideas please post them. thx

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Project D (author)2012-02-23

Hey, it's been a small grip of years, but I figure it's time to speak up. There are *much* more affordable LCD controllers available nowadays. If you search eBay, you should be able to find them in the double-digit range nowadays.

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there is only 3 ways this will work 1.you install video capture hardware on your laptop 2. you set up remote desktop software to display your desktop over a network connection 3. or you can buy and expensive lcd controller for over $200 and pray it works

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im short on money and all i have is the LCD screen and no more of the laptop. i need a way to wire it into the computer. thanks for the other tips though.

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Joe Martin (author)swagramp2008-09-11

No without the laptop you can not. Sorry to tell you but there is no other way this can be done besides the answers from C_t_d'.

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