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Can I run two PCs off of one monitor without the use of a VGA switch? My monitor has DVI and a VGA IN.
Edited by BigFrank - 1/15/11 at 11:02am
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I believe you need two inputs to run two pc's off of one monitor.
    
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Since it has two inputs, then yes. Just switch between them with the buttons on the screen.

As for a single mouse and keyboard then you would need some sort of adapter.
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Originally Posted by metroidfreak View Post
Since it has two inputs, then yes. Just switch between them with the buttons on the screen.
This^^^ If your display has that option, then that will work perfectly.
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
I believe you need two inputs to run two pc's off of one monitor.
I edited my first post, it has vga in and dvi in.
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Since it has two inputs, then yes. Just switch between them with the buttons on the screen.

As for a single mouse and keyboard then you would need some sort of adapter.
I would only be running one at a time until my new monitor arrives. Would the switch be in the menu options?
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on my monitor it is just a button on the side!
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I would only be running one at a time until my new monitor arrives. Would the switch be in the menu options?
There should be a source button near the power button.
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There should be a source button near the power button.
Ok got it, theres a button on the side named "source" thanks.
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