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    displaying mac on tv.
    The display screen to my powerbook g4 is broken. I am using a dvi to vga cable to connect it to my television. The problem is I can't see any of my icons or dock on the monitor. How do I fix the settings so there is no extended desktop.

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    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    System Preferences - Displays

    You need the Appearance tab. But, I don't remember if it shows up on the window for the external monitor or only on the primary display.

    If it's there, either put a check by 'Mirror displays' or on the small picture of 2 monitors, drag the white bar (represents the menu bar) to the other one.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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