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    Connecting computers and monitors?


    Hey all

    I was just here pondering and wanted to know if there was an easy solution to my situation: I have a work computer and personal laptop and I was wondering if there was a way to connect the monitors together while not disconnecting them from their original computer? It'd be more convenient if I could run programs from both computers on both screens at the same time.

    If so, let me know please. If not, oh well, I'll live

    Thank you.

    Brandyn
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    Not sure I understand what you mean about connecting the monitors together ??
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    Connecting monitors as in running dual monitors.
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    It's possible with two seperate monitors, for sure, but I don't think you'll be able to run the monitor on the notebook from the desktop.
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    I can connect the laptop monitor and a regular monitor already. There's a dual monitor connection built onto my laptop and I use it quite frequently.
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    this is probably not what you are after, but synergy is a neat client/server program that allows multiple computers to share the same keyboard/mouse via ip. you will be able to run programs from each computer on their own monitor(s) but i am not aware of any software/hardware that allows you to mix/match hardware/os amongst multiple monitors.

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