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Connecting two Macbook pros with thunderbolt cable

I am trying to find a way to connect a macbook pro to another macbook pro as a second screen with a thunderbolt to thunderbolt cable (or differently). I am not able to find online if that's doable ...
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1answer
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Can I achieve a higher resolution with an external monitor for my mac?

I have an old ATI Radeon X1600 128 MB graphic card with my late 2006 MacBookPro model. The system preference display only a 1440 x 900 resolution and all documentations I found say the same. My ...
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Start Macbook with lid closed

I want to use my Macbook (early 2010) lid-closed with external monitor, keyboard and mouse. Is it possible to start it lid closed? For example to use it in a Henge Docks station?
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1answer
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Laptop/Monitor KVM switch

I have a Macbook Pro which I usually use via MiniDVI to VGA with an external monitor (plus thsi inbuilt LCD makes 2 displays). I've just bought a new Alienware which I'll be using with two monitors, ...
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Is there any risk in using MacBook Pro with the lid closed (External Monitor)?

I have an older MacBook Pro ( 2007, 2.33GHz ) running 10.6.6 that I'm hoping to use as a media only ( movies & music ) computer. I'd like to connect it to an external monitor and leave the lid ...
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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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MacBook in Clamshell Mode with a KVM Switch?

Hey guys. I just got this KVM Switch that works really well so far. However, I prefer to use my macbook (unibody, early 2009) in clamshell mode so that it sets the external monitor as the primary ...
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External monitor as primary for MacBook Pro

Is there any way to make my external LCD connected to MacBook Pro as primary? So the top menu and task bar will operate on external rather than built in one?
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1answer
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Can HDMI cable + MDP to HDMI Adaptor support 2048 x 1152 on my Macbook Pro 13in (Mid 2010)?

I'm wondering if I should go with HDMI + MDP2HDMI adapter to get the sound along with video or go with DVI + DVI adaptor... I have the Dell SP2309W which has a resolution of 2048x1152.
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3answers
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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
86 views

How can I turn the LED off whilst using an external display

Is there anyway of turning off the LED screen on my MacBook Pro whilst using an external display?
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0answers
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Second display freaks out when waking from sleep

I have two laptops, an older white MacBook and a brand new Macbook Pro. When either computer is on my desk, I connect it to a second, widescreen display (Acer, a couple years old, uses DVI). The ...
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4answers
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Disable internal display on Macbook Pro without closed lid mode?

I have an early 2007 Macbook Pro running 10.5 that I've recently set up on a KVM with my primary desktop system. The problem I've run into is that I have a 20" 1680x1050 LCD, and OS X only provides ...
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13" MacBook Pro with Win 7 and External VGA gets 640x480 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 + NVidia == 640x480 on external projectors I have a brand new 13" MacBook Pro - 2.26 GHz and the NVIDIA 9400M Video card. I installed Windows 7 (final) in ...