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Want to use TV as monitor for laptop

I want to hook up the TV to my Lenovo laptop. Am not sure which cable to buy or where to hook up.

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There is no way to hook the TV to the laptop. You can hook the laptop to the TV but not the other way around. It is done with a VGA monitor cord. The same one that you connect to your regular monitor. Your TV will have a plug labeled VGA.

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