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Can I connect my Mac Book Pro to my PC laptop?


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Hi there,

I have a new Mac Book pro and usually work with an external monitor for artworking. I am currently working overseas and don't have an external monitor. I do however, have a 19" HP laptop with me. Could I use a cable to connect to this and use this as an external screen or is this just a stupid idea?! If it is possible, what cable would I need?

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Yes, it's possible. Check out this website.

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Yes, it's possible. Check out this website.

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I used an earlier version of this program a while ago to use my iBook SE as a second screen. It worked really well. I was connecting the two machines wirelessly and that showed things down a bit. The cable should work much better.

In my setup I had Photoshop palates on the smaller laptop screen while the larger screen was used to house the main document. Changes to the palates kinda dragged a bit but that was probably due to the iBook having an older 802.11b wireless card.

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