help with connecting MBP to new monitor

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by gohome190, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. gohome190 macrumors regular


    Feb 18, 2007
    I am trying to use a new 24 inch widescreen monitor with my intel MBP. I have a DVI to HDMI cable. What i want to do is use my laptop normally, go over to the monitor, plug it in, close the lid, and resume using my laptop as a desktop basically. how do I get it to not fall asleep when I close the lid?

    Also, the only way I can seem to use a nice clear display setting for the monitor is when i don't have mirrored monitors on. So... help please!

    Thanks a lot!

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