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So my screen is shattered, lights out....I've been connecting to my Samsung tv via minidisplay/hdmi adaptor, and have had no problems until Sierra. Almost immediately after the install, I noticed more display options in the menu bar, one of which reads "connected projector:SAMSUNG", although it's shaded out and I can't select it. My actual display connection is check marked below it, so I know it's not just telling me what I'm sitting in front of. What gives?

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

  • What happens if you restart the computer? Note that Samsung TVs call themselves "projectors". That's why you're seeing this "projector" icon – NoahL Oct 17 '16 at 3:19
  • It's always there. It's essentially telling me I'm connected to two different displays, the one I'm staring at now, and ???? AirPlay is OFF, and is constantly searching for AppleTV, which I don't have. I'm at least 120ft away from the nearest samsung device of any kind. – MrMacTheOneDJ Oct 17 '16 at 4:11
  • Have you tried resetting the PRAM? (Turn computer sound up, turn computer off. Press power button and hold down "command", "option", "p", and "r" until you hear the startup noise twice, then release and let computer start up) – NoahL Oct 17 '16 at 5:10
  • @MrMacTheOneDJ Your comment makes no sense in relation to your question. You state "I've been connecting to my Samsung tv..." but in your comment, "I'm at least 120ft away from the nearest samsung device of any kind." Which is it? – tubedogg Oct 17 '16 at 16:42

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