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I would like to use my laptop as the monitor for my new computer.

I have purchased a new computer. I only have one flat screen monitor. I need to trasnfer all my file to my new computer. What is the easiest way to connect my new computer to my laptop and use it as a the monitor until I have finished transfering my files?

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  • hkdipillo Jan 07, 2009

    My new computer uses Visa home premium. My laptop uses XP. Please expand on your answer. I am not clear about your solution.

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If are you running xp, right click on the desktop , or go into the properties, display, settings, and click on use this display as my primary monitor. that should enable it, unless your video dosen't support it, that is the easiest way to find out

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  • George Bill
    George Bill Feb 03, 2009

    Do you still need help. The way this is set up, it's hard to find a client after you helped them. You have to search thru your old posts, ao if you need me just email me here

    georgeburns@hotmail.com , that's the only way I will see it without searching thru hundreds of posts, thanks

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