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    DoubleCap's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 12, 2007
    Northeast US
    MacBook 2GHz/2GB/CD
    MacBook + External Monitor Display
    Hi, I have a MacBook + External Monitor Display setup. Is there anyway when I connect the external monitor that the screen ONLY shows on my big monitor? Right now, I have sort of a dual-display type thing with my big LCD and MB monitor. I want to get rid of that and just have my 22" as the main monitor (when plugged in).

    Any ideas?

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    dakineyj's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 24, 2007
    Kailua Kona, HI
    MBP 15", 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM, OS X 10.8.2, iPad 1, 80gb iPod, ATV 1, iPhone 5
    I have MBP and use an external display. Sometimes when plugging in or unplugging it goes into external only display. So I tried a few things here's how I got it to work. MBP on and external display on as secondary. Then I closed the MBP to put to sleep. Once it was asleep I opened it then closed it. It woke up and now is closed using the external display as primary. I'm sure there are other ways but that just worked for me.

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    May 19, 2007
    Mac Mini 2.0 Ghz C2D, 2GB Ram, 160GB HDD
    close it to sleep, then wake it up be using a keyboard or mouse.

    Quote Originally Posted by Dodger
    Wow... that's just amazing. You pwn

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