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1answer
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Use a macbook Air for watching TV using thunderbolt

I have a dish tv connection. The receiver has a VGA out port and an AV output port. I want to see the tv on my macbook air. My question is - Can I use a thunderbolt to VGA cable to view TV on my ...
2
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1answer
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How many external monitors can be used with the 2012 iMac with a 2GB video card?

Apple allows for the latest iMac (released late 2012) to be upgraded to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2GB GDDR5 video card. Does this upgrade enable more than the standard two external monitors that ...
0
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1answer
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Thunderbolt to multiple non-apple monitors

I've found several Q&A barely touching this option, and therefore no fairly usable answer. I do have Macbook Pro 13" 2012'mid (not retina) with Thunderbolt port. I'd like to use from 3-6 monitors ...
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1answer
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Using a Thunderbolt display with a Mini DisplayPort Mac

I have a MacBook Pro that I purchased in December 2010 that has a Mini DisplayPort, but no Thunderbolt port. I would like to purchase a monitor for my machine. What I would really like is one of the ...
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1answer
146 views

Where to get Toshiba monitor driver software for MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4

I am trying to connect my MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4 to a Toshiba monitor. Where can I get the necessary driver software?
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6answers
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Is there any benefit of using HDMI over DVI?

I recently bought a Mac mini. It comes with an HDMI to DVI adapter. I bought a LG monitor that has an HDMI port. My concern is: Is there any improvement when I connect the Mac Mini to the monitor ...
1
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0answers
577 views

Static / snow on external display when waking up Mac

I have a Philips 222E display connected via a mini-DP to DVI adapter and DVI cable to a Macbook Air (mid-2011). Every time that the MBA wakes from sleep, the display shows this static: The static ...
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1answer
308 views

Connecting external screen to a 2007 MacBook with DVI

I would like to buy an external monitor to connect to my MacBook in order to work in an easier and more efficient way in iPhoto. I understood I need a DVI cable (only 19€ in the Apple Store). But do ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Create “virtual” external display for VNC control?

I have an extra iMac G5 that I no longer use for compatibility & speed reasons, and saw that you can control an additional "virtual" display on an iPhone (such as iDisplay). Is there a piece of ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I fill up the entire screen on my external monitor?

I have a MacBook Pro. I have an external monitor that I'm using. When I mirror my display there are black edges. When I don't mirror my display, and use it as an extended monitor the entire screen ...
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1answer
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Can I disable the Macbook's display when the Macbook is hooked up to a big monitor?

That's because I don't want to move the windows one by one to the big display, or accidentally move the mouse cursor over to the Macbook's display and not know where it is.
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2answers
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Macbook pro with old VGA CRT blackness

I'm away from the office and trying to use my 13" 2009 Macbook pro, with an oldish 21' CRT VGA monitor. In Windows 7 it is detected and listed. Through the windows options it will not let me select, ...
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3answers
558 views

Dual Monitor Configuration Confusing

So my external monitor is on the LEFT, and my MacBook is on the right. I want the laptop to be the main screen i.e. the one with the menu bar on the top, and my application bar on the bottom. I can ...
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1answer
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Misconfigured external monitor on Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3

I have an external monitor (specifically, an HDTV) hooked up to my 2.53GHz 13" macbook pro. This display works fine and I use it with my mac in clamshell mode (eg. with an external keyboard/mouse and ...
6
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3answers
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Can I use a 27“ iMac as a additional monitor for another 27” iMac?

I currently have a 27" iMac i7 with the 512mb ATI card. After looking at prices on other Apple displays it appears I can purchase another low-end 27" iMac (Core 2 Duo basic model) for less than a 30" ...
2
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1answer
226 views

Is it possible to run 2 additional monitors from a 27" iMac?

Is it possible to run 2 additional monitors from a 27" iMac?
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6answers
2k views

Changing dual-monitor settings without closing the laptop lid on OS X

I have a Unibody MacBook hooked up to an external display. By default when I boot up, the system will go to dual-monitor mode. I want to use only the external display. The Apple supplied solution ...
3
votes
5answers
9k views

Windows 7 on MacBook Pro w/ External Display

Windows 7 is not recognizing my external display on my MacBook Pro. It has an NVidia GeForce 9400, but windows is just using it's generic pnp driver. I've tried downloading updates from NVidia, but ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Refresh Rate on an external monitor on 24" iMac

I'm using a 24" Apple iMac running 10.5.8. I recently purchased a Hanns-G HG281D, which is a 28" LCD. It's connected to my computer like this: iMac -> Mini DVI to DVI adapter -> DVI to HDMI ...