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        Q: I have a VGA laptop, trying to connect to an HDMI TV. Will an HDMI to VGA adapter work, or do I need a VGA to HDMI converter?
A: A passive cable ca n't do this transformation ( since it requires taking analog RGBHV component video from the computer 's VGA output , and analogue stereo audio from the computer 's analogue audio line output and later encrypting them into the digital HDMI formatting -- a simple passive cable were not able do that ) .   BUT ... there ARE active adapters/converters that do this , and they 're starting to at around $ 100 .   Below a couple of linked to these devices ... 

Q: My Laptops VGA output doesn't have those 2 screws on the sides, gonna be a problem to hook it up to VGA Cable?
A: The VGA plug will slot into the port without the screws the screws will just be pushed away from the pc . VGA port technology 's a little bit of a dinosaur be coming back to the 1980s and the screws be necessary because the the cables are considerably thicker and heavier 

Q: USB to HDMI, VGA adapter?
A: VGA is the constraining component here however , if I were be chosen I would go with HDMI because of the fact that it been designed for that . BTW the cable wo n't decide the framerate capacity , that is based on your graphics cards or whatever the programmemes you 're running .