You can't use your laptop without the desktop connect It doesn't have a modem to plug into the phone line What do you need to buy?
You will need to use an Ethernet connection in this case. Ethernet is a lot faster than a phone line. You will need a coax jack and a modem in order to have an Ethernet connection. For more convenience, you can just get an Ethernet wall jack installed if you don't have one yet, and you can just get an Ethernet cable to connect from the Ethernet wall jack to your computer, giving you a high speed internet privledge.
Install xp on the laptop. A laptop won't work without an operating system. You can do this. But how do you mean "connect"? If you want to share files, then here's a way. If the laptop has a floppy drive and a network card you can make a network bootdisk to boot the laptop and connect to the laptop using ethernet . This will allow you to access shares on the desktop and u can… Read More
USB means Universal Serival Bus it can connect to a Desktop / Laptop / Server. Thanks, Adamas
Assuming that by CPU you are referring to a separate desktop machine, you can use a crossover ethernet cable to connect them directly
If you are using a Windows XP laptop to connect wirelessly to a network is there a way of connecting a Vista PC without wireless to the internet through said laptop?
You may be able to establish an Ad-Hoc connection between the Vista Desktop and XP laptop. I've never tried it, therefore google is your best friend. Search "Connect desktop to internet via Laptop)
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Simple connect your hard wire cable from laptop to your desktop if you are using a wired connection on your laptop. For wireless connection on your desktop you need a wireless card on your desktop.
You do not need to have a desktop to have internet on your laptop. All laptops have wireless adapters, use it.
You can just unplug the USB cable from the desktop and plug it into the the laptop when you need to print something on the laptop. When you are done printing, you can just plug it back into the desktop.
A laptop keyboard would not work on a desktop because the connectors would not match up. Unless its a wireless keyboard that can connect thru bluetooth, the laptop keyboard would not work on a desktop.
No. You need a wireless router to connect via wireless from your laptop.
You can either connect the laptop to your desktop monitor through the most common ways of VGA or HDMI. Note you must have VGA and HDMI built into your laptop and desktop to create a connection between the two.
Yes ... it's called Wi-fi, or a wireless connection using a wireless router perhaps.
Laptop keyboards are connected to the motherboard with a variety of proprietary connectors. There is no easy way to wire one to connect to a desktop.
Just connect the Ethernet cable (RJ-45 crossover) to the laptop .Then you will get the connection.
You can use an IDE USB 2.0 adapter to connect most hard disks to a desktop computer or laptop.
You can connect the laptop hard drive directly to your desktop and get your files back.
Search for DIY EGPU Its how to connect a desktop graphics card to a laptop.
If you buy a router to connect your laptop to your desktop will you also have to buy a wireless card?
Buying a wireless card depends on if your wanting to use the laptop while not near the desktop. You can buy network cables to connect the two computers as well.
Does your home desktop computer have to be turned on in order to use wireless internet through a router for your laptop?
It depends on how it's set up. If the wireless router is connected directly to the service, you should be able to connect the laptop without the desktop being turned on. If the desktop is connecte directly to the service and the router feeds from the desktop... no, you'll need the desktop to be running. No Its Doesn't. You Just Need A Modem To Be Connected To The Desktop Computers Ethernet Port
How can you connect a laptop to computer so it will show the laptop screen on your computer monitor?
You can you use Remote Desktop Connection
Your router should have a wireless network. Read the manual for how to enable it and set up a key, then connect to it with your laptop. Or just use a cable like with a desktop.
Yes. You can connect a laptop harddisk (2.5" form factor) to a desktop. Easiest option is to use a 2.5" external harddisk enclosure and connect it to desktop using a USB port. You need to check if the HDD is Serial or Parallel ATA and you can get a corresponding enclosure. - Neeraj Sharma
Yes. You can buy an enclosure at many stores that sell hard drives. Install the laptop HDD in the enclosure (be sure to get the correct size). Then it will connect to a desktop USB port.
How do you set up a wireless router using only a laptop ie not running the router through a desktop first?
Just connect to the laptop first.
plug display cable on laptop with the broken screen's CPU
I connect to my Raspberry Pi from my desktop PC and a laptop via SSH (Secure SHell) over a home network.
I dont know jor sure but i think you dont
You must connect it to an itunes library on a laptop or desktop computer.
Put the printer on a shared network, then your desktop computer can also print to the same printer.
The equipment that are required to connect PC to laptop are 1.LAN card 2.ethernet adapter 3.UTP wire(1metre length)
If a laptop Monitor breaks is there a way to replace it without buying a whole new laptop and if so how much money would it cost to replace or fix?
If the laptop is no longer under warranty, the cost of fixing the monitor would likely be more than the cost of the laptop. However, you can connect the laptop to any desktop monitor, you just need to buy a simple connector you can get at most any computer store, and you could also buy a used desktop monitor for very little.
A desktop computer has all the same capabilities as a laptop, aside from being portable. Both can process information, connect you to the internet, print documents and pictures, even play DVD's and CD's.
Yes you can but it needs to be plugin
The same way that you would a desktop - you plug the cable into an available USB or parallel port.
How do you connect a new workplace IBM laptop to the existing cable modem which is connected to the existing HP desktop?
with a router
it will depend on the graphics card in your laptop. Most should allow an external monitor to be used as an extension to the desktop, instead of just cloning the display. You would have to adjust this in your display properties, if it is possible.
Why does my desktop which is on the same desk as the laptop wake up from sleep when I plug headphones into my laptop without anything else touching but the plug and the laptop?
The computer is programmed to respond when sound cables are attached Edit: The sound cable is being attached to the laptop, but the desktop, which is in sleep mode, wakes up. The cable is not being attached to the desktop.
If your using a laptop the chip is built in but if you're using a desktop you need a usb chip. Turn on a network using your internet router and connect.
How do you connect a laptop and a desktop computer so that the files from the desktop computer will be accessible through the laptop?
You need to buy a wireless router. Whether it be an internal or external, you need that to pick up the signal to your base or home network. Then if you don't already have WiFi built into your laptop, you also need that too. You can buy that also to plug into a USB port on the laptop.
There is no difference in functionality of laptop and desktop. you can do same work as you can does with your desktop
One way you can connect your laptop to your tv,is by using S-Video.Take the S-Video cable and connect it to your laptop,look for a circle with smaller circles in it.Do the same for your tv...then got to your desktop,right click,and go to properties...i dont know what to do after that :) bye
Step 1. Unplug ethernet wire from desktop computer. Step 2. Plug the ethernet wire you just removed into your laptop's ethernet port. Step 3. When finished browsing the internet or when portability is desired, disconnect the ethernet cable from laptop and return to the port on the desktop.
Do you have to have a desktop and an LAN to use a laptop and Wifi to connect to a cable internet modem?
No, but you are going to need a wireless router, also known as an access point, between the laptop and the cable modem.
laptop is portable and desktop is bigger
How can your offline desktop use the wireless card in your laptop to connect to the internet using an Ethernet cable to connect the two?
Try BRIDGING the wired and wireless network adapters on the laptop: For Windows see http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/crawford_02april22.mspx
without getting into specifics, a desktop replacement should probably cost at least $1000. something in this range will be comparable to about a $700 desktop.
the desktop is the thing that you see when you start your laptop with the icons etc. the laptop is the computer (portable)
It is less powerful than a desktop Screen smaller than desktop It always need to get charged It will not work without have charge
The range of devices to connect to the internet on is increasing all the time. We used to access the internet on desktop or laptop computers.
If you install windows 7 on your laptop can you take the Windows Vista that was previously on your laptop and install it on your desktop computer?
This shouldn't be a problem normally, since you paid for a copy of that OS. The operating system should have drivers for the desktop, and it should install onto the desktop without any problems