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HELP! cant turn OFF extenral Monitor!!!
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Mac Elite
Join Date: May 2001
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Jun 18, 2001, 12:26 PM
 
can someone PLEASE help me
i tried to use an external monitor (a TV) with my Powerbook, and now whenever i move my mouse to the left, it gets "lost" on the "other screen" even when it's disconnected
how do i disable this???
how do i make the Resolution bar @ the bottom only list my monitor also?
     
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Join Date: Jun 2001
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Jun 22, 2001, 07:58 PM
 
I'm assuming you used some sort of adaptor to hook the tv up to the 'book (s-video to composite, or VGA to composite, or something like that). If you leave the adaptor connected even though the tv is disconnected from it that would explain your computer's behavior. If this is the case, just removing the adaptor will solve both problems (the lost mouse and the resolution in the control strip).

If that's not the case it could be a problem with you video card, other than that I'm not really sure. Hope this helps.
     
   
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