Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Extended Desktop not working

    Member Since
    Jan 21, 2011
    Location
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Posts
    2
    Specs:
    Macbook, iPad, iPhone
    Unhappy Extended Desktop not working
    Hi I am trying to hook up my Macbook (aluminium version) to a Samsung 226BW monitor for an extended desktop.

    I have done this before so am not sure why it has stopped working but it works in mirror mode but when i change to extended desktop the screen just goes black. I can move applications into the extended desktop area but they do not show up on the monitor.

    The monitor is working for mirror so i think connections etc are fine... i am puzzled???

  2. #2
    Extended Desktop not working
    chas_m's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 22, 2010
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Posts
    18,940
    Specs:
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    Sounds like a resolution mismatch. You have set the extended desktop to the resolution the 226BW can't handle perhaps.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Extended Desktop Help
    By Thomasmatchew17 in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-04-2014, 03:26 PM
  2. Extended Desktop Help
    By Thomasmatchew17 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-04-2014, 02:42 PM
  3. Help with extended desktop
    By Looyah in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-16-2012, 03:45 AM
  4. Extended Desktop is not working in Windows
    By pseeus in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-08-2007, 11:04 PM
  5. Extended desktop
    By canadian_eh in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-14-2006, 04:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •