Can I hook up 2 computers to 1 monitor using a vga splitter cable?

I have already tried to use a kvm switch,did not work. So I sent the switch back to get a refund,Now I am going to try to hook up my 2 computers to 1 monitor,I am not going to use them both at the same time. One computer will be off when the other computer is on.. So my question is will that work?

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  • Nick
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
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    Doubtful. The splitter cable is intended to connect two monitors to one computer, not two computers to one monitor.

    You need to get a monitor with two (or more) inputs and an "input" button that switches between them. These are pretty common.

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