dual screen laptop

I have two laptops and one screen is damaged how do I connect the second laptop so I can use its screen.
fireandice68Asked:
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rjdpaCommented:
Best, and easiest way to use a second monitor is to just get a monitor somewhere that's lying around or borrow someone's. Then connect it to the VGA port (if you have one) on your laptop. If you can't find one, there are cheap ones on eBay. Theoretically there isn't a way to accomplish this (at least from my experience) so i'm not sure if this could be done unless you physically take apart the laptops (if they are the same model) and swap the displays.

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h4miCommented:
This is not easily doable. If this is what you really need to do, the simplest solution would be to get your screwdriver and physically switch the monitors between the computers. If the computers are of different makes and/or models, it will probably not be possible.

Why do you feel you want to do this? If you need the data from the damaged computer you could just unscrew the hard drive from it and connect it to the other computer in a USB cradle or other external HDD cabinet.
Den_HBRCommented:
Temporarily connect a second monitor to the laptop with the damaged screen.
Install UltraVNC-server on that one, and install UltraVNC-viewer on the other laptop.
(make sure both laptops are in the same network)
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nobusCommented:
best look for the screen and replace it - you may find it on ebay
pinascodeCommented:
could you post make and model of both laptops?
fireandice68Author Commented:
Thanks rjdpa this solution was the best and easiest way to fix this problem.
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