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Dell projector, Mac book Pro display problem

The projection does not match what's on my mac screen.  How do I sync this?

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    I cannot get anything on my Mac Book laptop except a circle with a diagonal line

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Hi smithmollie,

There should be a "displays" icon Dell projector, Mac book Pro display problem - 67f8081.png in the top right portion of the menu bar where you can change the display mode to "Mirror Display" whenever you connect the projector.

If it's not there go to "System Preferences" > "Displays" > "Display" tab and put a checkmark next to "Show displays in menu bar".

Also you can go to "System Preferences" > "Displays" and leave it open while connecting the projector and change the settings to "Mirror Display" there.

Best regards,

Thomas


Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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