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Old Apr 30, 2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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2006 iMac - running external display only?

OK, so I have a 2006 iMac (September 2006 version) and I have a 20 inch Apple Cinema Display connected to it. Resolution is good, but the iMac screen stays on. Is there a way for it to turn off, like when you do a similar setup with a Macbook pro?

Or is this the best I can do with this setup?
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Old May 1, 2012, 12:13 AM   #2
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You can't turn the screen off unfortunately, I just turn the brightness all the way down. I just wish the lowest brightness would turn the screen off like it does with the MacBook Pro.
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Old May 1, 2012, 08:50 AM   #3
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So the best mode is extended desktop and make the external display the main one right? The mouse will leave the screen like this. Any other way?

When I mirror them, the resolution on my 20 inch cinema is not right, so I have to use extended.
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