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Does a USB Monitor require VGA Card?

Does a portable USB monitor require a VGA Card? For example this monitor: http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e1649fwu http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e2251fwu If I buy a PC without any GPU ...
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1answer
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Using USB to HDMI to extend screen

So I have a Lenovo Yoga with 1 HDMI port and 2 USB ports (1x3.0 and 1x2.0). I found this hdmi to usb adapter on amazon and I'm wondering the following: if I have 3 monitors can I connect 1 via direct ...
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2 different laptops, 1 home office setup [closed]

My fiancée and I used to have the same HP laptop and shared a single docking station in our home office to connect to a HDMI monitor, keyboard and mouse. I have recently upgraded to a Lenovo X1 Carbon ...
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What 10m USB extension cable can I use for a USB display?

The Lenovo LT1421 is a 14 inch monitor that can be connected using a USB B mini to USB A cable. It is shipped with a 1.8 meter cable which is too short for my purpose. USB is limited to 5 meter, but ...
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2answers
501 views

Can I add a 3rd monitor by using the The USBExternal Video Card?

I have a Dell Slim Studio 540S desktop computer with 2 monitors connected already. Can I add a 3rd monitor by using the The USB 2.0 External Video Card from Iogear?
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1answer
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Would an USB external graphic card disable the on-board graphic card?

I am trying to connect my Dell Slim Studio 540S with 3 monitors. Would an USB external graphic card like this Sewell USB to Display (video) disable the on-board graphic card in the Dell Slim Studio ...
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1answer
906 views

Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse

Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse. The computer is a INSPIRON 546S bought from walmart in 2010. monitor came with this setup. I have tried hooking another monitor ...
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Where can I find VGA-to-USB adapters?

I'm a laptop user and don't want to buy a monitor anytime soon. I also have a an old stationary computer that I'd like to have a closer look at, and imagine that I could use the laptop screen and some ...
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1answer
119 views

Docking station vs USB ports in the back of the monitor

I am buying a 15" laptop and I need to have a desktop replacement. I therefore will buy a monitor, keyboard and mouse as well. There is no docking station designed specifically for this model, so the ...
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1answer
767 views

Acer laptop screen broken external monitor suddenly not working

I have an acer aspire laptop that has a broken screen, I have been using it for the last few months connected to an external monitor via VGA. I have never had any issue with this setup until the other ...
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0answers
565 views

Displaylink USB video adapter not working under Ubuntu 10.10

I just bought this USB graphics adapter and I need to use it on Ubuntu 10.10. I followed this guide, but when I ran $ ./configure && sudo make install && make check nothing ...
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1answer
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USB disconnects itself after connecting a new monitor

I am using compaq cq50-10us laptop. I decided to add an external monitor because my laptop's monitor is pretty bad. I used a VGA cable to connect the external monitor. After using the external ...
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1answer
896 views

How to connect Laptop's USB to TV's RCA Inputs?

How to connect Laptop's USB to TV's RCA Inputs? can you provide what is the setting in need to change on windows
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1answer
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Dual touchscreen monitor issues

I have two HP Compaq L2105TM dual-touch monitors that are connected to a Matrox DualHead2Go system and then connected to my laptops docking station. The USBs from each that are responsible for the ...
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3answers
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How do I add another monitor to my desktop computer?

My desktop computer has one VGA port. Can I use a VGA splitter connector to add another monitor as an extension of the first monitor instead of duplicating the first monitor, or can I use a USB To VGA ...
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1answer
475 views

Is there a USB-based external display to add to Ubuntu 10.04

I am looking to add a supplemental display to a Ubuntu 10.04 box. This is a smaller display, like a small notepad. Ultimately, I would like to run some status software, such as email checking, or ...
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3answers
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Can I use a USB monitor (like Mimo) as a primary monitor?

I have an old PC in the den without Video Card (I have to remove it after it start failing). I access it through Remote Desktop. I don't want to invest in a new video card since the PC is old. If I ...
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2answers
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Forward VGA & USB over ethernet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Touchscreen over Ethernet (with video?) Is there a way to forward VGA & USB (basically the screen and the keyboard) over ethernet so that I can access the BIOS ...