HT3235 Will generic DVI to VGA adapter work with Macbook Pro (Early 2008 Model)??

I have a 15" MacBook Pro (Early 2008 model).  I lost the Apple DVI to VGA adapter for use with my projector, and it appears this older model is no longer available.  Will a generic DVI/VGA adapter, from Best Buy for example, work?  I wasn't sure if there was anything specific to the Apple adapter?  I am supposed to give a lecture in 2 days and can't find my adapter!  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Yes it will, assuming that you do not have a display like the 30" Apple Cinema Display that requires dual-link DVI.

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