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Master Geek


Topic # 154452 28-Oct-2014 17:20
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Hi All,

Has anyone had this problem where I am unable to see the logon screen on my external screen which is connected via Display Port? Once I logon then I can see everything on my external screen. This only started happening after I'd upgraded to Yosemite. I have to logon on my Macbook Pro (Physically) then I can see as per normal.

Thank you.

Peace,
Andrew

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  Reply # 1163817 28-Oct-2014 17:38
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I'm running a Macbook Pro + Yosemite with U2713HM connected via DisplayPort and my logon screen is displaying OK on the external screen. Sorry not much help but identifies it's not a global problem at least.



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  Reply # 1163828 28-Oct-2014 17:49
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D.W: I'm running a Macbook Pro + Yosemite with U2713HM connected via DisplayPort and my logon screen is displaying OK on the external screen. Sorry not much help but identifies it's not a global problem at least.


Ahh.. is there a particular display setting you got? I have got Mirror displays..

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  Reply # 1163854 28-Oct-2014 18:27
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Try going to display prefs, uncheck mirroring (to see 2 displays), then drag the menu bar over to your external monitor. That should make it the primary display. Re-enable mirroring and see how you go.



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  Reply # 1163971 28-Oct-2014 21:22
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Tried that doesn't seem to be working, I still have to logon using my MacBook Pro then I can see the screen on my external monitor..strange.

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  Reply # 1165985 31-Oct-2014 15:40
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Is there an apple logo or similar in the middle of the screen (the little one in display prefs) that you can drag from one to the other to make it he startup monitor?

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  Reply # 1165995 31-Oct-2014 16:01
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antaeusa:
D.W: I'm running a Macbook Pro + Yosemite with U2713HM connected via DisplayPort and my logon screen is displaying OK on the external screen. Sorry not much help but identifies it's not a global problem at least.


Ahh.. is there a particular display setting you got? I have got Mirror displays..


I am running extended rather than mirror, could be the difference. I'll try mirroring when I get home.



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  Reply # 1166085 31-Oct-2014 19:22
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RunningMan: Is there an apple logo or similar in the middle of the screen (the little one in display prefs) that you can drag from one to the other to make it he startup monitor?


Not sure what exactly you mean by that, are you able to guide me with a screen shot etc?





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  Reply # 1166134 31-Oct-2014 20:44
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Don't have a dual monitor setup in front of me to look at, but try under the arrangement tab.

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