Tuesday, March 17, 2009

New 2009 Mac Mini Screen Going Blank / Black: A Fix

VGA display owners who are using a Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter should be aware that older displays seem to be having some trouble with the new Mac Mini; in fact, Apple's troubleshooting steps for lack of video on the mini suggest replacing your display if it's not lighting up with the mini, even though it may still work with other machines. If your existing display is a Samsung or is more than four years old, you may want to consider a new display or waiting for the software update you see above to appear for the Minis. You'll still have to "borrow or get" a compatible display in order to see the sceen to get the update once released.

* Summarized from The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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