How to Connect a DVD Player to a Computer Screen

Written by greyson ferguson
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to Connect a DVD Player to a Computer Screen
Connect the DVD player to any computer screen. (DVD control panel with a STOP sign image by Peter Ivanov from

DVD players need some sort of connected monitor to display the video signal created by the DVD movie. Although this is usually a television system it is possible to hook up a computer screen to the DVD player. Doing so does require an adaptor, but you are not going to lose any video quality when performing the connection.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Component to VGA cable adaptor

Show MoreHide


  1. 1

    Attach the VGA end of the adaptor into the VGA connection port on the rear of the computer screen.

  2. 2

    Tighten the screws by hand found on the sides of the VGA connection. This secures the cable to the computer screen.

  3. 3

    Plug the red, green and red component ends of the adaptor into the "Component Out" ports on the back of the DVD player.

  4. 4

    Turn on the DVD player and the computer screen and the monitor displays the video created by the DVD movie.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.