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ENVY 17T - n000 CTO
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I want to attach a remote display to my system.  I have been looking for an adapter to allow hdmi to my usb-c port, but the adapters I have seen   require displayport alt mode, which I understand the envy does not have.

 

Has anyone sucessfully done this, and with what adapter?

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So the monitor has a USB-C port not the laptop? The laptop cannot be made to have an alt-DP signal onto a USB-C cable. and a monitor with a USB-C input port requires that to work.  Does the monitor have any  other incoming ports? 

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I want to connect a monitor hdmi port to my laptop usb-c.

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The model number you give us has no USB-C ports. 

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Then can I attach an hdmi monitor to my laptop?

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Yes the laptop has an HDMI v. 1.4 port. HDMI male to male connection will drive an HDMI monitor.  

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Was I ever confused! So I just need to plug hdmi cable that comes with the monitor to my hdmi port and I am good to go?

Thanks so much if that is all there is to it.

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Yes that is all there is to it. Then hit the Windows key + p and configure the image on the external monitor. Mirror, extend, etc.

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