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macbook pro - red screen 2 weeks after coke on keyboard

Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17". Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down. 20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no ...
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Resolution scaling reduces quality

I got a Macbook Air and the native resolution is 1440 x 900 which is very clear and crisp. The problem is the text and ui elements are tiny at that resolution. So I changed the resolution to 1280 x ...
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1answer
130 views

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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1answer
906 views

Why does my Macbook Retina + Dual Link not allow my monitor to go over 60hz?

I got an Asus VG248 (refresh rate 144hz) monitor . I also have a dual link adapter. On my Retina Macbook 15", I cannot set my monitor refresh rate to higher than 60 hz. Why is this? I have ...
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1answer
229 views

Can the backlight of a screen go out, because a connection is loose?

I have a macbook and it is 5 years old. The backlight of the monitor is temperamental. I know it is the screen, because I can still see that the screen works when I look at it from an angle. So ...
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1k views

Stuck or dead pixel?

I can't tell if one of the pixels on the screen of my 2011 Macbook air is dead or just stuck. The pixel is usually black while displaying most colors, but it changes to white if I'm looking at a ...
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1answer
795 views

How can I use my macbook in grayscale?

Is it possible to make my Macbook monitor display grayscale instead of full color? How can I do that? I looked in the Displays preference plane "color" tab but didn't see anything that looked like it ...
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2answers
657 views

Macbook display flickers with 22" LED Display

I've purchased an LG 21.5" LED Display with model no. E2250T and I've connected it to my macbook with a mini display to VGA adapter. It work's fine in lower resolutions, but when I choose the best ...
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MacBook Pro running external monitor shows green sparkles

I'm trying to use an external display with my MacBook Pro laptop. The laptop detects the display and the display is running at its native resolution of 1680 by 1050. However, there are constant green ...
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External monitor with Macbook - resolution not available?

I'm using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro 13 inch. The external monitor is a Dell 1650x1080 resolution. I'm connecting using a mini display port to DVI adaptor. On a previous MacBook Pro 13 ...
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77 views

Macbook pro 15" dual external display [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to connect a MacBook to two monitors? How can I connect two external DVI displays to a 2011 15" MacBook Pro?
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1answer
101 views

New monitor and eyes problem

I recently bought a LG FLatron W2442PE monitor to use it as external and main monitor for my macbookpro 15 (2008) using a dvi conector. I use a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz, and all the monitor ...
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Shut down the monitor in a MacBook Pro, without to put it to sleep?

How do I set the monitor to shutdown in a MacBook Pro? I do not want the computer to stop running; I do not wish it to go to sleep.
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1answer
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Is there a way to increase the screen brightness of a macbook running snow leopard beyond what apple lets you?

Any way to tweak it? I'm guessing no, but I wouldn't have ever thought of overclocking a cpu would work either...
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1answer
596 views

Sound doesn't work on ASUS VH242H Monitor

Hi I recently bought this monitor but the sound doesn't seem to be working. I'm using it with my Macbook Pro. The sound works fine in OS X but doesn't work in Windows 7. Any ideas?
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894 views

MacBook Pro 2010 with external monitor Eizo 2560x1600 [closed]

I just purchased an Eizo 30" multiscan 2560x1600 to use on my MacBook Pro 2010, and I also purchased from MonoPrice the mini displayport + USB to dual link DVI adapter, I read many stories on the ...
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2answers
680 views

Transfer files from laptop to Macbook Air

My Dell laptop's screen no longer works, and I need to transfer all the music and photos to my new Macbook Air. What is the best way to do this? My old laptop is running on Windows XP.
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534 views

MacBook Pro (2007 - ATI-Card) Screen goes half black then shuts down the entire computer

when I'm starting my MBP I get about 10-60 seconds of the booting process before the screen goes half black (Its like applying a black to transparent gradient from the left side of the screen to the ...
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508 views

Can I simultaneously connect both a MacBook Pro and a Mac mini to the same Cinema Display 27?

I am about to buy a Led Cinema Display 27, but I wonder if I can connect both the Mac mini and my MacBook Pro without the need of unplugging the Mac mini all the time. From what I see there is just ...
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3answers
552 views

Screen Flicker on a black MacBook

I have a MacBook Black. For about the last six months I have had a strange screen flicker when I: start my machine and plug in the power cord of my machine This morning when I woke up my ...
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0answers
810 views

Converting laptop's internal LCD to external display

I have two 17" Macbook Pro's. One is dead, other one is alive. I disassembled the dead one, and removed it's working display successfully. As I see it, it has a LG LP171WU6-TLA1 display with 40 pins ...
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3answers
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Does the DisplayPort on the Dell UltraSharp U2311H Monitor work with a MacBook Pro?

I'm thinking of getting the Dell UltraSharp U2311H monitor which apparently comes with a DisplayPort. (I used the word "apparently" because I find DisplayPort support a little bit too good to be true, ...
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1answer
192 views

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
158 views

See-through windows on a Dell LCD?

At work I have a Dell 2001FP monitor hooked up to my MacBook. I usually keep my email clients and TweetDeck up on it. I've noticed that when I drag a window over an email client window, the text in ...
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2answers
595 views

External monitor attached to MacBook takes a long time to turn on

I've got a MacBook Pro with a 19" LCD (HPL1906) connected with the dvi-to-vga connector. The Mac is my secondary machine, so I don't have an external keyboard/mouse connected directly to the Mac; I'm ...
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2answers
283 views

Unplugged my iPhone while Macbook Pro was asleep, now it has a dark screen

I was charging my iPhone last night through my laptop (in a foreign country), and I closed the lid on my 15" Macbook Pro... When I unplugged my iPhone from the USB Port this morning, I heard the hard ...
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Isopropyl okay to use on MacBook screen?

I've always used a mixture of isopropyl alcohol and distilled water to clean my computer screens (50% water and 50% * 70% isopropyl). From what I understand, these are exactly the same ingredients ...
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1answer
331 views

One quarter of screen corrupted on MacBook Pro

I have a problem with my MacBook Pro's screen - here's a video: http://yfrog.com/4wm63z For those who prefer words, if you divide the screen vertically into 4 columns, the second column is corrupted ...
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4answers
16k views

How to lock screen on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Equivalent of Win-L on Mac Is there a keystroke that can lock the Mac OS X screensaver? I am using a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5. I am new to this development ...
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3answers
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How can I find out the screen resolution and dpi on my mac book pro?

Can you please tell me how can I find out the screen resolution and dpi for the screen on my Macbook Pro? (I got it last year, 2009.)
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How could I safely fix my walking “dead pixel” bug?

I need suggestions. I've got a live little bug inside my macbook pro screen for 2 days now. I've tried to film it using my iPhone, but it ain't that good. :( Should I try to open it? o_O C'mon, ...
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3answers
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MacBook Pro External DVI Monitor Full Resolution not available

I have a new macBook Pro 13" and a 30" apple monitor. I am connecting this monitor via a DVI, and am unable to retrieve a list of all the supported resolutions for the 30" monitor. The Mac book only ...
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Does running MacBook Pro in clamshell mode cause any damage?

I have the newest model Unibody MacBook Pro and I've been reading mixed opinions on whether or not it's safe to run my MacBook Pro in clamshell mode or not. I'm thinking of getting an Apple Cinema ...
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4answers
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MacBook Pro screen goes dark

I've had my MacBook Pro for two years now; no problems so far (it has had 3rd party RAM from the get go). Today, I'm copying a particularly large VM from an External disk drive to local MacBook ...
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323 views

Screen for a MacBook, PC netbook and a Wii

At home we're in need of a new screen to which I could hook my macbook and my girlfriends netbook, but I'd also like to use the screen for my Wii. The netbook is an asus (not sure about the exact ...
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2answers
191 views

How can I hook a new 17“ MacBook Pro up to a 30” monitor?

Suppose I purchase a brand-new, top of the line, 17" MacBook Pro: What do I need to do in order to connect it to a 30" monitor? I already own 2 30" monitors (a Dell 3007WFP and a Dell 3008WFP), so ...
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1answer
77 views

Monitors go to sleep and come back blue

Recently, my displays have been turning blue when they wake up from sleep. This has hapeened on my Macbook and on my 2nd monitor on my PC (which I use for VM and remote desktop). It's possible that ...
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2answers
520 views

Changing the primary monitor to be DVI on Mac

I have a Dell 2408WFP Monitor and a 15inch Macbook Pro (1440 x 900 max resolution). When I'm home, I would like to use only my Dell monitor (connected via DVI port), instead of having both Macbook ...
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3answers
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How to align the Plasma TV Display connected to a Mac notebook?

I've got an oldish mac notebook (eg. not an intel based one). Works fine. I connect it to my plasma tv via a dvi->hdmi cable. Instantly it recognises stuff, displays flash on and off and finally the ...
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6answers
38k views

How can I rotate the screen of a MacBook Pro 90 degrees?

To read content like books.
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5answers
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Can the new MacBook / MacBook Pro Support Dual EXTERNAL Monitors

I'm a looking at getting a new MacBook or MacBook Pro, but what I'd like to do is have it drive 2 external Dell 24" monitors 1920x1200, and I want to close the lid on the laptop itself Can the ...