Target Display Mode Problems with MacBook's

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Kohnj, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Kohnj macrumors newbie

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    Hey everyone having issues with using my 2011 imac as a display for my 2012 MacBook Air and 2011 Macbook Pro. Tried to connect both via thunderbolt cable and the imac wont enter target display mode. I read that when you connect a thunderbolt device to an imac it should automatically enter target display mode, when that didnt work I tried command + F2 and that did not work either. The imac recognizes the macbooks under the system information tab so i know that the thunderbolt cable is working. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get target display mode to work??? Thanks Justin
     
  2. Kohnj thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you for the quick reply but neither of these links solve my problem, if you would take your time to read my post you would have learned that I already tried the instructions on the first link and i am using a thunderbolt cable to connect two thunderbolt equipped macs. Does anyone else know of a solution to the problem i am having?

    Thanks
     
  3. JootecFromMars macrumors member

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    Do yo have the 21.5" or the 27"?

    I think target display only works on the 27".
     
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  5. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    From the 2nd link I posted:
     

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