How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

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How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

Post by lpcustom on 4th January 2009, 10:11 am

hey everyone im a student aiming to play my xbox at university but would like to avoid buying a tv licence. So if any one could give me a simple and preferably cheap option to run my xbox using my laptop screen. thanks very much

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Re: How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

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Re: How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

Post by lpcustom on 4th January 2009, 4:24 pm

There isn't the recquired ports on the laptop to run the three inputs into any other advice

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Re: How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

Post by Doctor Inferno on 5th January 2009, 5:54 am

The Xbox can connect via a HDMI port, but I'm not sure if your laptop has one or even if you could get an external HDMI port. You could try shopping around to see if it's available.

Unfortunately the Xbox 360 doesn't have a DVI or RGB connection.


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Re: How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

Post by lpcustom on 5th January 2009, 1:54 pm

How about a HDMI to DVI adaptor??

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Re: How can you run an xbox 360 through a dell laptop?

Post by lpcustom on 5th January 2009, 2:03 pm

aparantly after ringing a cabling company it isn't viable as laptops are not capable of recieving a solely visual and audio image as he put it you can't ask it to ignore the cocmputer thanks for your help

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