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woox

 
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Hello guys, basically I am trying to connect a 2006 white macbook to my external monitor.

I bought to cables, a miniDVI to HDMI and miniDVI to DVI and both yield the exact same results when trying to connect to 2 different LCD monitors.

The pictures show the result:



The yellow/green screen changes based off the resolution.

Why is this happening? Is this a problem with my mac?

I should also note I am not using offical apple adapters, but knockoffs from Amazon - these were given good reivews so I dont see why it won't work.

Is this a problem with my Mac or my cables or the reason I am not using an OfficeMax apple adapter?

Cables I bought:
Amazon.com: PTC Mini-DVI to HDMI Adapter with 6ft HDMI Cable for Macintosh: Electronics
Amazon.com: Connectland CL-ADA31020 Mini-DVI to DVI Adapter: Electronics
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