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Use 2 computers with 1 monitor


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#1 somethingelse

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 04:25 PM

hi,i hav a doubt,will this work ,pls guide me

i have a monitor with only one vga port,      a graphic card vth cga hdmi port,  i want to use my laptop which has one vga port,to the same monitor . simply i want to use both laptop and pc vth the same monitor but not at same time once.

 

pls guide me will this work.

 

male to 2 female vga split each connected to male to male vga which will connect one to pc graphic port and one laptop vga port .

 

male ------2 female vga --------male - male --female --wil this work,thanks 



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#2 mightywiz

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Posted 18 September 2017 - 12:36 PM

I suggest using a vga switch or even kvm switch. the kvm is Keyboard, monitor & mouse.



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Posted 18 September 2017 - 12:44 PM

Provided the video card has a VGA connector (your post is garbled about that point)  A VGA switch or KVM would be what you want.  I haven't used that KVM, but it is cheap.



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Posted 18 September 2017 - 01:30 PM

kvm's are nice then you can use the same keyboard mouse & monitor, for both machines






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