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Slave a computer screen display through USB port

I usually slave my university computer displays by hooking up a vga cable from my laptop to the screen, but recently the uni has upgraded their PCs and the vga ports are hidden behind a locked port ...
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4answers
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Keyboard and mouse wired to computer from far away

Basically my setup is that I have a server that I need to use for the moment as a desktop but it is extremely loud. I want to wire the server in the basement to the second floor which has a ...
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3answers
970 views

VGA output to USB input [duplicate]

I have two computers here (A and B), and i would like to view computer A display on compter B. I'm aware that this can be done via VNC but its too slow. I am wondering if there are any cables+software ...
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234 views

Whats the MAX Length for USB, HDMI/VGA and Headphone cables

I like to put the box away from user in a network layout. So, there will be LED monitor, with either VGA or HDMI, then two Headphones and two USB 2.0 for Mouse and Keyboard. I like to know whats the ...
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1answer
538 views

connecting device VGA output to HDMI or USB input on TV

I have been running a CCTV monitoring station through my main TV for several years using VGA to VGA which worked well. Got a mega bargain on LCD/LED large screen TV which replaced it but found it ...
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161 views

4 to 1 VGA Switch with USB controller

Not a hardware guy, so some of these terms might not be right.. A work project is looking to replace a commercial product with an internal solution for cheaper. The commercial product is just a table ...
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2answers
509 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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189 views

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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Why is there electricity flowing through my VGA and other ports?

I am using Windows 7 on a Sony VAIO laptop. When I connected my PC to the charger, I felt a little electric shock when I touched the VGA and other ports. I tested with a current detector and found ...
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523 views

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
773 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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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
410 views

A USB to VGA or DVI adapter with support for Windows 7 Aero?

I'm looking to add a 3rd monitor to my setup via a USB-to-DVI/VGA adapter. My 3rd monitor is an old VGA one just 1280x1024, so resolution doesn't seem to be an issue, but almost every USB-to-DVI/VGA ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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Why is my USB-to-VGA'd monitor working, but not showing in Display Settings?

I have a USB-to-VGA adapter, which I use to connect a second monitor to my laptop (totaling 3 screens). It worked alright with Vista. I upgraded to Windows 7, and now it no longer works properly (I ...