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Old 02-16-2008, 04:20 PM   #1
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I want to connect my Macbook to an external monitor. Can I connect an USB keyboard to the macbook to use while I work on the single external monitor?
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:25 PM   #2
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Yes.
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:26 PM   #3
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would any keyboard work? or would you need an APPLE certified keyboard
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I'm using that setup right now with a Microsoft keyboard and mouse.
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thnx a lot...and you can have one monitor running with the macbook closed right?
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:30 PM   #6
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Yep. Just close the lid of your Macbook while the computer is running. It should automatically detect your external display.
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You could use both screens for a dual monitor set up as well =]
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