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Can HP Envy 17 3D do VGA input?

There is a VGA connection on the side, but I don't know if it is only output, or if it can be used for input too... I tried to google, but couldn't find any information.

The VGA source is an old game console, so I don't think it is possible to use any USB tricks or other...

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That is VGA output only. Without a dedicated video capture device, you will not be able to see external video from another source.

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I see. Thank you. Do you think there might be a way to somehow connect the VGA source to output on the laptop screen? –  NewProger Sep 14 '13 at 17:59
    
The short answer is no. Although it is technically possible, the amount of time and effort would not be worth it. The simplest solution would be to buy an LCD monitor with a VGA input. They are dirt cheap, if you get a used one. –  Keltari Sep 14 '13 at 18:04
    
Too bad... I was hoping there is something I could do to make it work. –  NewProger Sep 14 '13 at 18:07

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