How to use Pi from a Computer

1. Download PuTTy and install it.

2 Download XMing and install it.

3. Start the “XLaunch” application.

4 Settings are as follows :1. Display settings : Multiple Windows

                                         2. Session type : Start no client

                                         3. Additional Parameters : Select “Clipboard” leaving the rest blank/unchecked

                                         4. Save the configuration

5. Now launch PuTTy and configure : The IP you obtain from PI during boot. Then enable X11 forwarding(SSH) and set display as “localhost:0.0”

6. Save the configuration

7. Open the configuration and you have your Pi on your laptop.

Note : If do not want to check the IP each time you can set a static one. Here is the tutorial