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I connected my HP Pavilion F1903 monitor to my MacBook Pro using the Rocketfish adapter I purchased from the Apple salesman at Best Buy. The monitor is turned on, but what's showing up on my laptop screen is not appearing on the monitor. How do I get my laptop to talk to my external monitor?

PS: My monitor is probably 7 years old, and my MacBookPro is less than 2 years old.

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Which os, and which adapter i.e. DVI to HDMI? –  rclyde Dec 4 '12 at 17:39
    
Do you get any image - background color changes - anything? –  Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen Dec 5 '12 at 19:40

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