Turn 17 "screen into external monitor?

My computer died a horrific death (cider was involved), and I've salvaged the hard drive, and the other removable stuff, but what I really want to do is pull the screen out and turn it into a VGA or DVI external monitor. It could then be a very low power, small footprint wall-mountable device.

Any ideas as to how to build a VGA or DVI adaptor for it?

This is NOT a software question. It's a hardware/wiring question.

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When you change the question the answer does not fit. Please just add a comment to help clarify what you want.

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Any success with this attempt. Even I am looking for the same solution. Kindly share in case if you have one.

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Here's how to do it: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/229...

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No, that's software. I want to physically wire the display to a vga port.

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Ooh, close, but the apple laptop screen has a weird "apple created" plug that goes into the motherboard for video. That plug needs to be converted into a VGA or DVI plug.

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Try this...

Reuse the flat LCD panel to a vga monitor

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